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Red Dot Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Canadian
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5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
+1 613-826-0552
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Kingston, Canada
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have friends that live in Osgoode and we go to the Red Dot for an early supper just about every time we visit. They serve your basic pub foods along with a good selection of beer and regular bar drinks. The food is very tasty and plentiful along with great service. It can get quite busy at times especially... More 

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Thank Cancun61
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This place offers a great country feel, amazing food and he best service available on the greater Ottawa area. So friendly. From pub food to pasta to steak, it's all delicious. Worth the drive!

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Canada
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We live in Ottawa and used to drive the 30 minutes to this restaurant fairly regularly. It was our favourite spot. It changed ownership a few years ago, and it is now more expensive and the food is not as good as it used to be. I ordered prime rib medium rare, and it came medium well. It was thinly... More 

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Thank JMontCanada
Kemptville, Canada
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

Small town eats in Osgoode. Yet always a place to head for if we want fresh, decent food. Used to get a bucket of fries and they were something to be looked forward to.

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Thank Pam O
Winchester, Ontario
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Hunt this place down and check it out. The perfect mix between nice dining and pub fare. Get it all. Can't miss on the prime rib or chicken alfredo. We'll known for their giant dessert menu - all of which is homemade in house. Order one after dinner and a second to go! Great spot for a private gathering as... More 

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Thank millsy2662
Morrisburg, Canada
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

Go there on regular basis(2per month) and have never had a poor meal Great food large menu selection Good portions and fair prices Recommend but go before 6pm as it fills up quickly

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Thank plkngtr2016
Manotick, Canada
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265 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Went for brunch after church with friends. All had Red Dot Breakfast Special which was a good sized portion including bacon, eggs, fruit, fried potatoes and biscuit. Coffee included. Great service even though the place was packed. Country decor, homey. Would definitely return.

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Thank Sue M
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

Used to be a staple in the community, unfortunately it keeps going down in quality but up in price. Servers lack personality and was really shocked to see a line cook with no beard net. Not something to do when there is a kitchen with a open view. Folks save your money and travel somewhere with quality. Sad to see... More 

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Thank jawbone68
Russell ON
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

This is a popular local diner. We have never been disappointed with the food or service. If you don't get there early you will be waiting. There is a large dining room at the side available for larger parties as well as a bar.

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Thank randy m
Ottawa
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

been around for a while, we kind of stopped going regularly because they got stingy with their portions (offer a seniors portion for a discount, don't give everyone a senior's portion)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-826-0552

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