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Must Kitchen & Wine Bar

#346 of 2,200 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Wine Bar, Canadian, International
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41 William St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z9, Canada
+1 613-680-3107
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Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

You must try the wine. The price is very reasonable for the wine you get. The down to earth pricing, margin are very very modest. Selection and we'll chosen. The menu is great, with rotating and seasonal. I loved the fig plate, the ducks, and charcuteri(sp?) board. Let the I'm house sommelier help with the wine paring if you don't... More 

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Thank JamesHoganJR
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

We spitted this restaurant @ Wilson st and it immediately caught our attention. It is a small, two floor pmace with lots of character. The staff is very friendly and accomodating. They have a tapas menu as well as full size menu. We had the Lamb(YUMMM!), the Brie, the Duck legs, everything delicious . Good price, great food without the... More 

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Thank aicpr
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2016

This is a small restaurant in the Byward Market. My husband and I greatly enjoyed our dinner. The main restaurant is on the second floor and they serve small plates. We had the halloomi and baked brie, small charcutrery board, duck poutine and meatballs with great wine! Everything was delicious! They also serve baked figs with prosciutto that are awsome!... More 

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Thank Liette F
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We were on holiday in Ottawa and it is always a gamble choosing somewhere to eat. Tried a couple of restaurants down the street but were told no tables - come back in 45 minutes or later. Tried Must and were greeted with warm friendly staff who found a table, took time to explain the menu and the options and... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Upon arriving in Ottawa for the first time we were kindly directed to the byward market. This market is largely dominated by pubs. Our first attempt at food and service was very unsuccessful. On our way back to the hotel we happened across Must. There was a guitar playing inside so we ventured in. Unfortunately for us we had just... More 

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Thank Tim M
Langley Township BC
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This little tapas style lounge is ideal for a romantic meeting of hearts and minds. The servers are knowledgeable and very helpful with a perfect selection of wine and small checutarie plates.

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Thank TCLGale
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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137 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2016

They seem to specialize in small plates. We had charcuterie and 3 small plates. We had the bison meatballs, duck wings, and the seared foie gras. The duck wings were out of this world fantastic. The have an enoteca system in this restaurant which allowed us to have a great super Tuscan by the glass. Service was good but they... More 

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Thank Winterpoggers
Ottawa, Ontario
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Very limited wine list - a surprise considering the title, and cocktail menu was limited and disappointing. Food selections were interesting, but lacked in execution - sometime overcooked, but mostly over sauced. Will not likely return, with so many other choices in the area at that price-point.

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Thank ickydog1234
Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 7, 2016

I really like this place. The service is good and the food is amazing. I love the bison and the elk medallions. A great date place! Great wine list too.

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Thank Tammy K
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed April 27, 2016

Must has a very unique atmosphere located in a small heritage building nestled in the heart of the Byward Market. All of the Staff were very friendly and the food was so good. Can't wait to go back!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Wine Bar, Canadian, International
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 William St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-680-3107

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