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“Starbucks Coffee” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Phi Bistro & Bar

Phi Bistro & Bar
123 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5L9, Canada (Byward Market Area)
613-216-2909
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Ranked #955 of 2,218 Restaurants in Ottawa
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: Pizza, Bistro
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Starbucks Coffee”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

They brew starbucks coffee right at the order..quick and efficient and not very crowded...you can pick up energy bars as well.

Visited February 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Georgetown, Canada
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
“good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

love a place with few, but well prepared meals.
had the pizza and breakfast and both were very good
you can tell the food was not prepared, or warmed up and reasonably priced.

Visited March 2014
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Winnipeg
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130 reviews 130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“First Visit Might have been a fluke”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

A few months ago I visited this restaurant while staying at the hotel. The steak was surprisingly good but the service was terrible. This time around the food was hit and miss but the service was consistently bad. There were 3 tables and a total of 6 people in the restaurant when I was there and it was hard to get noticed by the server/bartender. There were other servers but they appeared to be doing room service. This time again I had the steak and whomever is cooking the steak knows how to cook it to order. The next morning I had the omelet and I have to say that this was by far the worst $12 omelet I've ever had. The server took my order of a pepper, mushroom and bacon omelet. He then returned to tell me that they were out of mushrooms. I found that odd but said not to worry about it. No sooner had I said that, he was back out of the kitchen with my omelet. How on earth do you cook an omelet that fast??? Well that's because it was obvious that a plain omelet was pre-cooked. It was cold and raw peppers and pre-cooked bacon were wrapped inside the omelet. The strangest thing I've ever had in a restaurant! It came with pre-packed breakfast potatoes and a slice of melon & orange. I would have been better off to go to Tim Horton's next door and grab a breakfast sandwich. At least I know that it would have been cooked on the spot. I like the hotel but they really have to do something about the restaurant food and it's really bad service.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Cayuga, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Lovely Brunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Friendly efficient service, delicious omelettes and fruit cups, unlimited coffee, and convenient location

Visited January 2014
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Niagara Falls, Canada
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Service was great and very friendly.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The servers were great but the food was okay. It was average priced for Ottawa, small portions and not great but it was convenient. Indigo Hotel and the Marriott are connected and this place is located in Indigo just off the Lobby. Small place but nicely decorated and comfy arm chairs.

Visited November 2013
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