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#19 of 2,171 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Byward Market Area
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18 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S6, Canada (Sussex Drive)
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were delighted to return to Eighteen (our wedding venue!) to celebrate our two year anniversary. Here's an overview of why we love Eighteen: Service: -The staff at Eighteen treat you with care. They are professional, courteous, thorough, and offer excellent food and wine pairing suggestions Food: -We ordered: the beef tartare to share, the lobster, the... More 

Thank C T
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my recent visit to Ottawa i was recommended this restaurant and four of us visited.The food, service and atmosphere were excellent. Would highly recommend.

Ottawa, Canada
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the first time recently, and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Service from start to finish was excellent. Restaurant itself is clean & beautiful, and gets amazing lighting during sunset in the summer. Menu & drink list have lots of good options. Plating was professional. Only downside was the food flavour wasn't as good as we expected. The lobster bisque... More 

Thank gmckendr
New York City, New York
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An exceptional meal in a historic setting. Service was amazing, the food, to die for. Presentation was almost too beautiful to eat. Great bar, elegant dining but not overly stuffy. Also in a great area, footsteps from all the bars and nightlife. Highly recommended ... Do check out my blog for the full story and what a perfect day in... More 

Thank ℜoberto S
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68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with a group of colleagues from across Canada for a late dinner on a weekday. The restaurant was busy but our server was readily available and attentive. The menu had options for all of us with prices that started mid-level with some expensive options. The appetizers were unique with local ingredients and fresh market ingredients. The entrees were... More 

Thank aup231
Ottawa, Canada
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended here for a private function (wedding) and had a full service meal. The staff were super nice and very prompt and professional. The venue location was right in the market (downtown), across from the strip club (classy?), and is a rather expensive place. It was really crowded and the angles to see everything for such an event were... More 

1 Thank Rob J
Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Post UofO Convocation party of six. What a great way to finish off an awesome afternoon of festivities at the NAC. Walked to market... was greeted at the door and seated.. and then the extraordinary experience started. Our waitress , Kasi, should be nominated for employee of the month! Totally helpful.. delightful in her mannerism's... super helpful with wine choices/pairings.... More 

1 Thank Neil H
Markham, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We were a family of 5 going to celebrate my daughter's graduation from U of Ottawa. We've been once before for my birthday and Eighteen is by far the best restaurant in Ottawa!! Amazing food, lovely dedicated staff and gorgeous decor. We had the rib eye with lobster and it was to die for. The wine we ordered was superb... More 

Thank Kristy S
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106 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Attended a professional group dinner event here. Reasonably private space achieved by pulling curtain separating us from greater restaurant crowd the options were tasty and service was friendly and attentive. Loud surroundings but would return for the food

Thank Amir A
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We had a wonderful dinner experience last evening.. we had the steak with whipped potatoes and vegetables... and ended the evening with the exquisite creme brulee... What a delight. The service was excellent and our waiter was extremely professional and friendly. The ambiance was very relaxing and the wine was out of this world... Recommended 100%

Thank magdasharara

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$51 - $51
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
3:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S6, Canada
    (Sussex Drive)
  • Public Transportation: Public Transit can be accessed from the Rideau Center
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: 613-244-1188

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