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Black Dog Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
5540 Manotick Main St, Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A6, Canada
+1 613-692-3779
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (15 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
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Canadian, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5540 Manotick Main St, Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I decided to make the trip to Manotick today for a leisurely lunch. It was the first time for both of us and we were not disappointed. This bistro is quite large with both indoor and outdoor seating. The menu is huge...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 1 week ago

How is it that we live in Ottawa and did not know about this gem. We wanted to try a new place for our anniversary. I had the lamb shank which was perfection and plentiful. My husband had ribs, which he raved about. We spent...More

1  Thank YankeeCat2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For every budget... can have a $16/meal up to $34 steak if you want. Everything is excellent. Staff excellent and have gone as just a couple and up to 16 people!

1  Thank A M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to stop-in while going on a drive in the country side. Luckily, we got there just after noon, for we got the last table and a queue formed shorty after we sat down. We ordered a glass of Malbec each and then proceeded to...More

1  Thank Pat D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the Black Dog for a big family dinner. We were 13 people including 5 children - they tucked us away on the top floor which was great for the parents. The menu offers tons of selection and everything was delicious. Our server...More

Thank cdun3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting friends who had just moved to a new subdivision in Manotick, and they suggested The Black Dog for a casual, quality and quick bite. We ordered either the black angus or the lamb burger, and we were delighted with both. I had...More

Thank Tripsteroid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go about once every month and the food is great along with the service is never a let down it's always spot on. Calamari is a must if your a seafood lover.

Thank ksmile84
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not my first review of the Black Dog Bistro. I rated it excellent before, and they have actually improved! Had dinner with my mother (in a wheel chair) and the staff could not have been more accommodating. We were greeted and assisted at...More

Thank R0b2424
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Went for lunch. Service was fast and friendly. Sat outside on the patio. The steak sandwich was cooked perfectly and had a generous amount of onions and cheese. Prices are a little higher but it was work the trip to Manotick.

Thank Islandhopper365
Reviewed September 10, 2017

The Black Dog was suggested by old friends who live in Manotick. We wanted to have dinner Saturday night and catch up. I was surprised when one of them half-jokingly tried to bribe me with a twenty not to say mean things about their local....More

Thank Bob C
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April 17, 2017|
Response from Bonjours | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend that you do
Judith M
October 21, 2016|
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Response from Krista Lea T | Reviewed this property |
It's iffy when they are open for lunch. We went a few times when we were there, and they said they were open but they were closed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Canadian, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5540 Manotick Main St, Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa  >  Manotick
  • Phone Number: +1 613-692-3779
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