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Kinki Lounge Kitchen

$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
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41 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
+1 613-789-7559
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was slow, inside was cold (most patrons kept their winter coats on while the bartender was in a tank top), the decor was a hot mess but the food was decent. It's a weird mix of Japanese, neon, Spanish and modern. The menu reflected the mix. Had steak and sushi. The sushi was packed a little densely but otherwise... More 

Thank Scott B
Belfast, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Food was cold when it arrived. Chicken looked like it had been deep fried several times and it did not look fresh. There was one server, who to his credit, was pleasant and doing his best ....BUT..... the poor guy needed help! And the food being sent out of the kitchen needs a serious overhaul

1 Thank Helen H
Halifax, Canada
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere and the menu is unique and modern. We went during lunch, not a sole in the place..... ooops, did we make a mistake? Ordered food and waited and waited and waited and waited. The drinks were great. awesome margaritas, but we waited and waited and waited for our food. When it came, some... More 

Thank GVWStonegate
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Stood at the bar for a few minutes waiting to be acknowledged. Was. Waited several more minutes to try and order. They only had 1 available beer on tap. Settled for water. Had to wait for that too. With so many choices in the market, I won't be coming here again.

Thank NadiaK888
Montreal, Canada
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497 reviews
337 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice outside terrasse. Tempura shrimp appetizer was just right and spiced mayo was very good. Chicken curry pasta was average. Good curry taste but chicken was sparse and not very tender. Best was s'mores ice cream dessert. 3 giant marshmallows with graham crackers and chocolate hips and two large ice cream scoops. Great for sharing. Too much for one. Wine... More 

Thank gorlinjay
Ware, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

8 people, 40th birthday, ordered a round of drinks, half came back promptly, other half came 30min later. Ordered starter and main Main came over an hour later, then starter came after main Many of party of 8's food did not come correctly. We had to send food back twice before it came out correctly. Met at 8:30pm got food... More 

Thank Colleen_Ian C
Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

with its seductive playroom and tantalizing menu, kinki is a great date place;) The porkbelly sandwich was decadent and the Sushi was well presented... We went for lunch but dinner and later it's what this place's ambiance matches best.

Thank boomgraham
Gatineau, Canada
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115 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

Finally managed to get out to this place to hear some friends perform on the outdoor patio (Not sure what inside looks like). The place has a nice summer vibe nestlied in between two buildings but depending on where you sit it is a little tricky to sit and eat, The service was good once we managed to get noticed.... More 

Thank Caroline C
Kitchener, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Not many patrons having lunch at 12:30 pm.....found this odd. Food took a while, seemed like they were just opening while we were there. My burger was rather dry, not impressive. To top it off there was no debit machine just credit cards......we were not told till payment time. I would not go back.

Thank Klompie
Gatineau, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

We have been at this Sushi restaurant +- 4 years ago, it was the most delicious sushi place, expensive but very very good. Went back on July 2nd with the 2 kids, they adore sushis. The place as a different look...pretty ordinary look now. Almost no clients in the restaurant ?? We took the Chef's special Moriawase platter plus another... More 

Thank Denis C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Sushi, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Television
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7559
Welcome to the Kinki Lounge Kitchen located in the heart of the Byward Market. We are Ottawa's premier restaurant destination for great food, spirits, and fun! Our menu features a wide variety of delights to suit every palette, Including Sushi, Steaks, Tapas, Craft Cocktails, Local Beers, and much more... Each night our lounge will feature a variety of Ottawa / Gatineau's best entertainment such as Dj's, Live Musicians, Dancers, Comics and more... Our cutting edge décor will surprise and inspire. In the summer we host a beautiful patio just minutes away from Parliament Hill. So come on down and pay us a visit - our fun and friendly staff awaits you!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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