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Eighteen

#67 of 2,173 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Byward Market Area
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18 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5T5, Canada (Sussex Drive)
Public Transit can be accessed from the Rideau Center
613-244-1188
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Today
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 106
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely ambiance

This has been a favourite restaurant for some time - it is a real treat to eat there, and although expensive, it has been worth it. Last November I was there with my daughter (we are both gluten free) and found to our surprise that, even though this restaurant touts itself to be so excellent, it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Kathy D
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Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
NY
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The service was beautiful and the food was fantastic. Will definitely go back next time we are in Ottawa. It is now one of my favorite restaurants in Canada.

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St. John's, Canada
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We recently enjoyed a wonderful meal at this deliciously upscale restaurant. Located in a gorgeous older building the restaurant is contemporary chic. We really enjoyed the oysters and fine quisine and will definitely eat there again next time around. Our waitress was wonderful and even managed to secure us an umbrella for our walk back to the hotel!

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Toronto, Canada
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179 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We celebrated a university graduation at Eighteen. Very attentive and super knowledgeable staff. Great suggestions for wine pairings. Menu is not super-extensive, but each of us had a different entree and all were superb! I personally loved the roasted black cod.

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Chelsea, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Was recently a patron, LOVED LOVED LOVED it.The food was excellent, the service, the atmosphere was top notch. Would go back any day.

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This has been a favourite restaurant for some time - it is a real treat to eat there, and although expensive, it has been worth it. Last November I was there with my daughter (we are both gluten free) and found to our surprise that, even though this restaurant touts itself to be so excellent, it could not meet our... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We made a last minute change from Empire Grill to 18. Best decision we ever made. We had 14 people for a team meeting and was recommended to go here. They were able to get us a reservation and so accommodating. The food was fantastic and the service was even better.

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Burlington, Connecticut
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

From the ambience to the last morsel, everything was excellent. Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive, gladly willing to respond to our questions. We were given an amuse bouche from the chef which was a teasing prelude to our meal. Octopus appetizer was grilled to perfection along with chorizo shavings, so creatively salty a companion. The beet salad was paired... More 

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were in Ottawa recently with family and looking for a special restaurant to celebrate my brothers birthday. We read other reviews on Eighteen and we were not disappointed. Our waiter was extremely helpful and his recommendations were all excellent.

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Alexandria Bay, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Visited this restaurant for dinner. The meals were pricey but worth every cent. Our waiter was very knowledgeable and friendly and had excellent suggestions. I had lamb which was only two ribs but they were cooked just right and very tasty and meaty. My wife's cod was excellent and fresh and flakey. Our friend had venison which was cooked just... More 

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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I was at this restaurant with a group of about 20 business colleagues while on a visit to Ottawa. It was very easy to get to from our Hotel (Westin) as it was close and we could walk. The service, décor, food and wine were second to none. It was a very enjoyable evening. As our group was large, we... More 

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Additional Information about Eighteen

Address: 18 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5T5, Canada
Phone Number: 613-244-1188
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 51 - 51

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1G 5T5, Canada
    (Sussex Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit can be accessed from the Rideau Center
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-244-1188

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 51 - 51

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?