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Mandarin Ogilvie

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1137 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1J 7P6, Canada
+1 613-749-8838
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had never been before and didn't realize that it would be Dim Sum. One of the things I think is missing when Dim Sum is served is an explanation by the servers or maitre'd on what Dim Sum is and what kind of dishes will be served. Being inexperienced, we felt compelled to choose one of everything. That wasn't... More 

Thank Alexa R
Ottawa, Canada
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dim Sum is usually served in small dishes that would suit a variety of tastes. Have been to a few dim sum places and this one is the better places in Ottawa. They still have servers to pass by the tables with carts. Service is so so. They can pay attention to cleaning their table better as ours had quite... More 

Thank 5000traveller
Bridgetown, Barbados
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a very wide variety of mostly Asian food and sea food. The service was very good and deserts were excellent. It is a buffet.

Thank 232DeanM
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First there was hair in the food, to which I got nothing but a "sorry about that", and pasta was included in my colleagues gluten free meal. Not only was I repulsed with the uncleanliness of the food, but was extremely angry at the lack of care of an allergy. Don't waste your time or money on this place

Thank moose911
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383 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met friends for dim sum at the Mandarin Ogilvie yesterday. Over the last 6 months, we've gone almost every week- primarily for dim sum - on Saturday or Sunday. Our friends go regularly too, so it was fun and interesting to try their favourites in addition to ours. While there are other good dim sum restaurants in Ottawa, we... More 

Thank Golferboy18
Ottawa, Canada
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cuisine: Chinese (Cantonese, Szechuan and Dim Sum) and Thai. All are very good and their Dim Sum is one of the best in Ottawa. (The owner's family also owns the king for Ottawa's Dim Sum, the Royal Thai Restaurant in downtown Ottawa's Byward Market.) Venue: (large) occupies most of the space in a strip mall type building. Decor and furniture... More 

Thank Andre F
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place serves an odd mix of Canadian and Chinese-Canadian food. Don't expect to find anything that's commonplace in Chinatown - not surprising, I suppose, for a restaurant in the outer suburbs. What is surprising is that they have the nerve to charge $32 for very ordinary food!

Thank Tony G
Moncton, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

30 of us had attended a friends funeral. The restaurant was very sensitive to our mood and served us with excellence. great food.

Thank Triciake
Singapore, Singapore
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

The spring rolls are amazing ... very crisp on the outside ....eggplant dish is awesome.....the fish , beef and chicken preparations are also very good .....service is good .....overall a decent experience .....

Thank PCtravelfreak
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

I have had dim sum lunch here more than a few times with a friend. While the food is reasonably good, the reception from waiters are disappointing. They don't have the slightest smile on their faces when they bring you to the table. The cart girls are a different story. They are friendly and cheerful - at least the few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1137 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1J 7P6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-749-8838

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