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The New Rideau Restaurant & Castleview Fine Dining

#577 of 2,255 Restaurants in Ottawa}
$$ - $$$French, , European
7780 Merlyn Wilson Road,, Ottawa, Ontario K0G 1J0, Canada
+1 613-258-7272
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
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French, Canadian, European
$$ - $$$
7780 Merlyn Wilson Road,, Ottawa, Ontario K0G 1J0, Canada
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great new chef with different menus every week, food was really good and great value for a 4 course meal!

1  Thank 341claude
Reviewed November 9, 2017

My husband have dinner about once a week and the prime rib is simply mouth watering. A relaxing atmosphere where the chef mingles with the customers asking us how we are enjoying the meal. That doesn't happen in other restaurants. We find this personal service...More

Thank terracegreen2016
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Wonderful meal, attentive staff but did not give us our alcohol bill, so I paid at cash with one of the servers. Then got chased out door to see if we paid. Presented me with bill from table behind us. I should have paid it...More

1  Thank barbsgerman9
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Had no idea about this restaurant! Chose it because of the the location between Borkcillve and Ottawa to celebrate birthdays. Table d'hôtel was delicious and inexpensive. Service was delightful! Will return!

1  Thank Carol L
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Waited almost 1 hour for my meal ? Which was strait from the menus .The place wasn't busy and it took 20 minutes to get my order in. Food was flat and tasteless but could of been better if i got what I ordered?

Thank Jean B
Jenn A, Administrative Assistant at The New Rideau Restaurant & Castleview Fine Dining, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

We sincerely apologize for your experience. Chef Pietro would like you to come in again and ask for him directly. Do you happen to know the date at time of your visit?

Reviewed August 27, 2017

Went there last night (first time since new ownership). We were so surprised! The food was as good as any 5 star restaurant in Ottawa BUT at a fraction of the cost. We had the Table d'hôtel which consisted of soup to start (bacon/potato) followed...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Just tried the new breakfast buffet. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. There was a nice selection of foods, including hash browns, scrambled eggs, eggs benedict, bacon, sausage, pancakes fresh fruit... etc... The service was fast and efficient. Have to say for 7...More

Thank Happy_Guy_Ottawa
Reviewed August 3, 2017

We had dinner tonight and I have not had a better meal in a long time. Took advantage of the table d'hôtel. Soup, appetizer, prime rib and dessert for $24. Good food and value. Service was excellent and chef paid us a couple of visits...More

1  Thank Z0ltar
Reviewed July 22, 2017

Went there with another couple. We are mature and experienced diners and all of us were very impressed with the 4-course special. Terrific deal but more importantly the food was incredible, the presentation superb and the service attentive. The mushroom bisque is to die for...More

Thank bradlatta2
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Had dinner here a few months ago and was not impressed. Service was terrible. My Mom ordered soup and the waitress had to be reminded numerous times that she'd ordered it. It finally came out, after the meal, and was stone cold. Food was mediocre...More

Thank supergirlteacher
Jenn A, Administrative Assistant at The New Rideau Restaurant & Castleview Fine Dining, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are truly sorry for the experience you have had in the past. We have made SEVERAL changes to the restaurant since your visit. Chef Pietro would like you to come in again and ask for him directly if you are interested. We also have...More

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April 7, 2017|
Response from James D | Property representative |
From 9AM-2PM there will be an Easter brunch buffet :) Call us at 613-258-7272 to make a reservation :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
French, Canadian, European
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7780 Merlyn Wilson Road,, Ottawa, Ontario K0G 1J0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-258-7272
  • E-mail
Our restaurant is available for private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, catering and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event.
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