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Sun, 6/16
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#135 of 2,244 Restaurants in Ottawa

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$31 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This particular venue has such ambiance that regardless of the company that you were keeping you are in a beautiful environment. The appointments are warm, comforting and the din from all of the clients is subdued sufficiently that you can get lost in conversation with...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Fab B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Online reservations was easy. They were quick to seat us and our server was fantastic. He brought over delicious birthday shots! Service was great throughout the evening. Dishes were cleared and glasses refilled quite often. I thought the hot seafood plate was a touch overcooked....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank DoctorDonnaSuperTemp
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Went for dinner with friends and family. Food was excellent and service was very good. We order a variety of appetizers and mains and everything was presented beautifully and tasted excellent. Would definitely go back

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank scottv178
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Social has been a Byward Market staple for a while. While the food is a step up from most places downtown where it really shines is in its decor. Even if they are having an off food day, it is always fun to look at...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kristinb554
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Excellent food, service, wines, decor and venue. One of the best in Ottawa. Very recommended! I really love this place

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank flakitaD
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

It’s a really nice business lunch. We arrived at 12:30, and stayed until 330. Without any pressure or any problem. We were very happy with the service, and the food. The waitress was excellent with no pressure. I look for restaurants in which to conduct...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank steveaR3375KV
Reviewed December 29, 2018

Super great place to socialize with colleagues and have small group meetings in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. We used the comfy chairs to sit and have coffee, drinks and snacks. Very friendly staff and prompt service. Right adjacent to the Market, and close walking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Waheed K
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Arrived without a reservation yet warmly greeted and seated. The service was attentive but not intrusive. The bistro- type food was excellent. Steak cooked to my instructions perfectly. Wine list good although not extensive. All in all a lovely experience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J7A7
Reviewed December 5, 2018

They have a varied menu so it's easy to find something that appeals. The burger and steaks were good, and the seafood lasagna was quite good. Attentive service. Not overly noisy which is always nice.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

This is a fantastic place to meet friends for drinks. Hip feel and amazing lounge area in the front.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mike W
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June 6, 2016|
Response from joelsf12003 | Reviewed this property |
Steve C
February 7, 2016|
Response from Social_Restaurant |
Hi Steve! Sorry for the delay in response! Our restaurant is not wheelchair accessible. There is a step up from the Sussex entrance (Which we are happy to assist you with!). Our facilities are located down stairs as well... More
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