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RARE Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

570 Kanata Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1K5, Canada
+1 613-254-7273
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Apr 3, 2016
Mar 10, 2016
“Great steaks!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, French, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
570 Kanata Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1K5, Canada
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1 - 10 of 167 reviews

Reviewed April 3, 2016

Let me start off by saying the restaurant was nice and the staff were friendly, after that being said you would have to be rich to dine here! My husband and I heard about this restaurant and thought we would try it before going to...More

2  Thank Ellen L
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

I went out with a friend, and we had great time. Staff were friendly, and the steak they have is really good. We got vegetables on the side, and it was seasoned and grilled nicely. I recommend this place for occasions, we paid around $140...More

Thank dima d
Reviewed February 26, 2016

A little stormy out, the staff stayed in for 20 nice women. they went over my expectation.Making sure we knew the road condition and asking us to be careful. The portion are giant and well price...Thanks to the staff of Rare THANK YOU

Thank Natasha D
Reviewed February 26, 2016

We had a wonderful night. We had a group of 20 ladies and had the most amazing service and food. I would highly recommend this restaurant, and we will definitely be coming back! Thank you so much!!

Thank bbas2015
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Had the opportunity to visit the restaurant in December with a number of my colleagues, and the steak dinner was fantastic! The steak was grilled just the way I asked, the grilled vegetables were flavourful, and a great selection of craft beers! Service was prompt...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We celebrated my husband's 40th birthday at Rare, starting with dinner on the bar side followed by guests joining us for drinks afterwards. The setting was perfect, very stylish and comfortable with good music. Everyone who ordered steak said their steak was cooked perfectly. Friendly...More

Thank Jasmin F
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

We were pretty excited about going to Rare for the first time. We had heard good things and were definitely in the mood to be wowed. From the start things were a little... off. Our waiter was syrupy sweet and flighty. 20 seconds of indecision...More

1  Thank sunbabe68
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Terrible! They served my son raw (pink) breaded chicken charged me full price and didn't apologize. My wife had a ceaser salad that resembled a soup with all the dressing on it. I had the lamb burger and the tzatziki on it wasn't right, it...More

1  Thank Greg H
Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were a party of 8. New Years Eve. They offered a special menu for dinner. We enjoy appetizers, fois gras, and scallops best we had. I had the salmon wellington with vegetables done perfectly. Others enjoyed the lamb and tenderloin. Hats off to the...More

1  Thank caminobound2014
Reviewed December 25, 2015

Three of us went for a pre-Christmas dinner and were once again delighted at the food quality (superb!!), the excellent service, and the overall ambiance of the dining room. We ordered two appetizers to share (outstanding avocado rolls and portebello mushrooms) and 3 different entres...More

Thank James E
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$19 - $28
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 PM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Kanata Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-254-7273
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