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Beckta Dining & Wine


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Canadian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Young Organic Salad Greens
Tender baby lettuces with house vinaigrette, red pear, c’est bon goat cheese and crispy shallots
Salmon Carpaccio
Caper marmalade, walnut butter, deviled quail’s egg, escabeche vinaigrette and juniper dusted carrot chips
Celery Root and Roasted Garlic Soup
Romano cracker, mushroom confit, apple chip and fresh lovage
Six freshly shucked oysters on the half shell with bloody mary mignonette and lemon
“Pozole” Risotto
Cumin braised pork shoulder, creamed corn and charred tomatillos
Beet Salad
Heirloom beets, baby radishes, grilled halloumi, black olive oil croutons and truffled leek vinaigrette
Seared Québec Foie Gras
Pressed yogurt, truffled vegetable ash, umeboshi plum and amaretti cookies
5-course menu 85
Optional Cheese Course
Optional Wine Pairings
8-course menu 110
Optional Wine Pairings
Veal Striploin
Black eyed pea and fresh corn sauté, grilled nectarines, hazelnut crusted bocconcini, wilted spinach and piperade
Lake Erie Walleye
Smoked sweet mama squash purée, brussel sprouts, cider glazed maitake mushrooms, toasted pecans and vanilla verjus butter
Steak and Salad
Pan seared striploin, grilled romaine, rosti potato, mushroom sauté, grilled radish, string beans and blue cheese fondue
Laurentian Chicken
Roasted​ breast, blue corn grits, caramelized cauliflower, pickled ground cherries, wilted mustard greens and sauce robert
Steelhead Trout
roasted baby carrots, arugula, candied trout belly, marinated and grilled red onion, French lentils and parmesan and fennel consommé
Malfatti Pasta
Roasted tomato sauce, mushroom laab, pecan granola and grana padano
Wild Alaskan Scallops
Cinnamon​ cap mushrooms, mustard coated broccoli, ale and cheddar braised kohlrabi and cider vinegar soubise
Quebec Magret Duck
Pan roasted breast, heirloom carrot spaetzle, tatsoi and garlic scape kimchi, kabosu demi glace and garlic chips
Modern, seasonal fine dining restaurant and casual wine bar know for extraordinary hospitality and exciting food. Two distinct dining areas that cater to many different occasions: intimate experiences, business diners, fancy celebrations and casual visits.
$22 - $73
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Canadian, International, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed today via mobile

I booked this based simply from the location near the Chateau and Google reviews. The wine and cocktail list was great and the service good. We went for the tasting menu which was pricey but the food was tasty. The whole process took a long...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JamesK126
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a large group for a birthday dinner. They accommodated us in the Wine Bar with availability for both menus, which we appreciated. The service was impeccable. The food was excellent. The portions were very small - I wouldn't suggest going in too hungry....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank bitterindigo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate in the wine bar this time and as with every Beckta experience the food and service were amazing! Love this place ( and all the construction around the restaurant on Elgin did not deminish the wonderful evening!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant, nice location. We were celebrating our anniversary and had a fantastic meal. Everything was good. Appetizers, main course, dessert and wine list. Nice bar area too. Excellent service. Only complaint is the menu is a bit limited and not a ton of food...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 970missyd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beckta is a fabulous restaurant. The food is amazingly fresh and inventive. The staff are friendly and courteous and not pretentious. The tables are well spaced, giving everyone room to breathe and talk. Not crammed like so many places these days! Also, the location is...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank LikethetripFantastic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner for 5 on a Saturday night. After hearing great things, we felt it was time to check things out for ourselves. I can confirm that the service a food and wine served with the tasting menu was excellent.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank paulsQ2965GN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Beckta, though we had heard about it for some time. We were visiting from out of town and were hosting an Ottawa friend whom we hadn't seen in several months and were anxious to catch up on her news....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Robert W
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I planned a date night, and I wanted to try Beckta’s new location as I had only been to Nepean before I moved out of the city 8 years ago. We opted for the WineBar- we were enchanted by the space, the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Alex A
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

A fantastic restaurant. We ate three times while in Ottawa! One of the absolute best restaurant we ever been to. Great food and great wines

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

I took my wife out for her birthday and thought we'd splurge a bit and try out Beckta. We made reservations online and it was very quick and easy. I also appreciated that the menu was available online as my wife is pescatarian and I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Donna D
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Stephen B | Property representative |
While there are many dishes without gluten, the chef is also always happy to adapt most other dishes to avoid it. Please just mention your intolerance when booking your reservation.
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