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#15 of 2,174 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
International, Canadian
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540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada (Carling)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another memorable dinner...Chef Lepine's creativity and love for gadgets shines again. Made great use of sous vide, dehydrator, printer, ... to create amazing dishes that not only taste great, but looks fantastic with a myriad of texture to enjoy... Sommelier Steve also picked some really good wines (and some not well-known but amazing wines to discover) to compliment.

Thank Richard L
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was perfect The dishes were creative and tasty… and the story that was told with each dish was very fun. Marc Lepine is one of the best chef in Canada!

Thank 30foodies
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there this past weekend and enjoyed an amazing dinner. Great service, very interesting tasting menu, perfectly executed. Definitely up there with restaurants that are based on a similar concept in Chicago and elsewhere. It's also a good value. Will definitely go back in a few months; by then, new courses will have been rotated into the menu.

Thank based_in_Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very beautiful and interesting (in a good way!) experience. We had also had the wine pairing which is recommended. The food was beautiful, delicious and very unique!

Thank KarenB0560
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The most spectacularly presented menu I have ever experienced. Fortunately, the taste of the food matched the visuals. Very nuanced combinations of flavours, which all built on each other in each tasting. It was obvious that a great deal of thought and trial and error had gone into the design and preparation of each element. A pleasure which should be... More 

2 Thank John F
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the trip to Ottawa! My 4 friends and I had luckily been able to make a last minute reservation here and it was fantastic. The thought put into the dishes here is just unbelievable! The sour beers are a must try and I highly recommend the wine pairing!

Thank Countyfoodie
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the minimal number of reviews I have here on TripAdvisor, I have been lucky enough to dine at some amazing restaurants in Canada and around the world. Atelier for me was a unique experience in that it was a real gastronomic experience in Canada! While we have wonderful restaurants that serve great food, Atelier has created a dining experience... More 

Thank AvninderB
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

On par with the best in NYC! More of jovial relaxed environment then your typical for the same quality and service. - not a person who writes reviews.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

Exceptional doesn't even begin to describe this restaurant. While the wine pairings are innovative and the service is excellent, the food really takes center stage at this phenomenal restaurant. It is a gastronomic experience that you will not soon forget. Mark Lepine is a culinary genius. My husband and I are vegetarian and the restaurant accommodated us beautifully. It is... More 

Thank Nancy Y
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Who would have thought that the mere taste of food could have goose bumps rippling over flesh, bring tears to my eyes and shivers down my spine? Moaning optional. Every course was an explosion of textures in my mouth, a brilliant mélange of complementary and contrasting flavors that hint at the culinary genius behind the creator of such dishes. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$54 - $61
International, Canadian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 6133213537

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