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“great location”
Review of Sante Restaurant

Sante Restaurant
Ranked #771 of 2,738 Restaurants in Ottawa
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Thai, Fusion, Canadian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
Cross street: Sussex
Transit: Located just steps away from all major bus routes in the city.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“great location”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great location and view. Food good, very slow service and not very attentive. The server gave me the wrong dish, my friend's order and blamed the chef for the mistake. (??) We told the server we had to be at NAC, we made it with hardly any time to spare. Will not go back there for a pre concert dinner

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Interesting fusion!”
Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

We've been here quite a few times over the past decade. Glad to see the menu is still a great blend of Asian fusion. Since it was just a lunch date, we decided to take it light. We thoroughly enjoyed the platter for two, and I had a Tom Yum soup as my main course. Not as spicy or tasty as some other places we've tried but was still nice. We like the atmosphere and as always, enjoyed the nice view of the city from our table.

Visited April 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Finally food those with food sensitivities can eat”
Reviewed April 28, 2013

I had been eyeing the restaurant up above the Chapters for some time now and was surprised with a dinner there. Went during the week at dinner so we were the only people there, but we had such a great time. The service was amazing and friendly, he was really helpful and patient as we were trying to decide which of the many delicious options we wanted to try. The menu is great especially since I have a lactose intolerance and it was nice to be able to have desert. If you can't find any desert options you can try for the same reasons, ask about their sorbet that they serve in between main meals and dessert as a palate cleanser. When we were there they served a blackberry, ginger, peach, pomegranate sorbet and it was heaven. It was all worth the price, and the art is amazing to ogle over. Also, the view is phenomenal. Great view of the nicer parts of Rideau/Wellington street and looks over Sussex at Confederation Square, the Parliament and the Chateau Laurier. The view made an Ottawa winter worth it.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank smabs
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154 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Look up to the second floor!”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Santé is located on the second floor of an old building. This is good... and bad. Bad because you don't just drop in because it's not visible from the street, good because it offers great views of Ottawa. There isn't a bad table in the place. The food is great, we shared an appetizer of asian samples: satés, shrimp, dumplings, all very fresh and delicious. Mains were fresh fish cooked to perfection. The service was attentive and friendly. Pity the place was not busy on Saturday night: people don't know what they are missing!

Visited February 2013
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great location and yummy food!! :)”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

Located above the hustle bustle of busy downtown streets, Sante offers a very relaxing atmosphere with beautiful decor, good music and great service! The food is fantasic!!! we ordered the Rack of lamb with thyme, port, seasonal veggies and rice; and pork tenderloin with ginger sake sauce, asparagus, shallots, patti pan, and rice. They were both ohhhhh sooo yummmyyy !!! It was my first time there and I was definitely impressed! ☺

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Sherrz
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