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Phi Bistro & Bar

Byward Market Area
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123 Metcalfe St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5L9, Canada
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
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Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Fri - Sat 4:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 am
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

This 'bistro' is part of the indigo hotel and is the simplest place to get a quick breakfast. We had a evening meal one night which was very nice and had our breakfast there on two mornings, it's nothing special but it was good food and good service and not expensive.

Thank Adrian S
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 533 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Truly the service for the breakfast buffet was outstanding. The eggs tasted like cardboard but they were edible. Smoked salmon was nice. Bacon needed to be extra crispy. Great selection of fine cheeses.

Thank FirstClass001
Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Great french toast. A bit light on the fresh fruit. Service was prompt and the server was friendly. Great place to eat quick if you want to get out and tour the city.

Thank ultrareviewer5000
Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

For dinner, the menu is limited but has the options of salads, and chicken, burgers, steak, and salmon entres. The portions are adequate and they are flexible in substitutions. It took a bit of time to get your meal even though there were only 3 tables. I ordered the salmon dinner where the vegetables were grilled and well presented but... More 

Thank Bev182
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153 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I ate there after a long flight and had an excellent chicken burger, reasonably priced with great service. Breakfast was also very good with a nice selection and gain, reasonably priced.

Thank patsychom
Strathroy, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

A good breakfast spot when staying at Hotel Indigo, or walking in from the street! As a solo diner, I enjoyed breakfast here with no awkwardness for being alone.Seating was arranged to accommodate singles or small groups. Waffles with whipped cream and fruit and Starbucks coffee was under $15.

Thank packingandunpacking
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

restaurant attached to our hotel great pizza and burgers also best quesadilla i ever had large portions good service comfy seating after a long days walking

Thank 82dalel
Reston, Virginia
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Food selection was limited and prices were very expensive. Flavors were so, so. Wait time was reasonable.

Thank viajera_reston
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The food was ok. I ordered a burger and had the food to go (decided to bring it up to my hotel room as I had some work I wanted to get done while eating). Service was fine and I got a mini-ketchup bottle to bring up for my burger and fries. All in all it was an average visit... More 

Thank Ellen A
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Attached to the hotel indigo on Ottawa. Have nice breakfast and serve evening meals. Breakfast we had was very mice with wide choice.

Thank adam_nwuk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $19
American, Pizza
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:30 am
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Metcalfe St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5L9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-216-2909

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