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Black Dog Bistro

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5540 Manotick Main St, Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A6, Canada
+1 613-692-3779
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (19 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
“crab cakes” (10 reviews)
Opens in 28 min
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5540 Manotick Main St, Manotick, Ottawa, Ontario K4M 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A friend and I met up for a late lunch and even at 2 pm the place was very busy. Despite this we were seated quickly. The menu is very extensive and varied. I had the Black and Blue salad which had a huge steak...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time my husband and I go to the Black Dog Bistro, we are always met with friendly staff and excellent service. The food is amazing to say the least. We recently tried their special; a lightly battered haddock with homemade sriracha tartar sauce... It...More

Thank Crystal C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here regularly because the food, atmosphere and staff are great! Interesting menu and daily specials appeal to everyone! Fresh ingredients and a creative chef make for a great meal every time!

Thank Lynne T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Black Dog pairs a pub and a restaurant together very nicely. The restaurant side is absolutely beautiful and cozy with the fireplace, the décor is warm and comforting. I have never been disappointed with anything ordered - the food is always delicious and is well...More

Thank sheilawatters2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Black Dog is without any doubt the very best casual dining restaurant in the Ottawa area. Located in manotick it is affordable and presents a terrific atmosphere, a more ‘formal’ side and a terrific ‘casual’ pub-style side. The food is always terrific. If you love...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good food, ribs and burger were very good and tender, they also served scallops, shrimp, salads and pasta, atmosphere very good but very cozy, more room outside in the summer, wood burning fireplace, service was good and friendly, there are also dog pictures on...More

Thank Bernie1112014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One dining companion raved about her Mango/Brie sandwich and the other declared her blue cheese burger delicious. These were the highlights of a very nice lunch in this casual dining spot in Manotick. The bistro was warm and welcoming on a cool and cloudy day....More

Thank PoppyBirtch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at this place over a dozen times and bring friends and family here who are visiting Ottawa. The food is great and well priced. It's great for a quick bite or fancy meal, small group and large groups. They change their menu quite...More

Thank 613aamp
Reviewed January 15, 2018

My husband and I went for the time time at Black Dog Bistro for our 7th Anniversary, and we didnt regret it. We had a reservation, so no wait. The atmosphere was very cozy, especially with the wood burning fireplace and the lovely blues music....More

Thank LeelouOttawa
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Downtown Manotick staple. Great spot, nice patio small but excellent menu with friendly staff. I’ve been several times and prefer to sit on the older original section.

Thank OttawaBaldini
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December 5, 2017|
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Response from Steve S | Reviewed this property |
April 17, 2017|
Response from Bonjours | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend that you do
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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
Bar, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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