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Scarlett's Dinner Theater

Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
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Address: 62 York Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-850-9700
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Fun Evening with Good Food

We decided to try the murder mystery dinner theatre for something different. It was advertised as Sherlock Murder Mystery but that is not what was performed. However, it was an... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2016
anneelizabeth2015
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Perth, Canada
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Perth, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We decided to try the murder mystery dinner theatre for something different. It was advertised as Sherlock Murder Mystery but that is not what was performed. However, it was an Eddie May presentation of "Silence of the Hams". The performance was entertaining and the food was good. We had Filet Mignon (8 oz) with redskin mashed potatoes and market vegetables,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

I really wanted to like this place, the venue was good I've been there many times so I was excited to attend my first ever dinner theater show there. First off the show I attended was themed around Game of Thrones - which I've never watched. So right off the bat I was lost. The acting was pretty brutal, and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

As theater kids in high school I thought this would be a fun way to celebrate my birthday and in the end I was right. Before going I read the reviews and almost cancelled because I was so nervous since a lot of people had disappointing experiences. I kept my head up and decided we'd go out. The show was... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015 via mobile

The show itself was quite entertaining. The actors were great. However, the service was extremely slow. The waitress told our table twice that it was intermission and the smokers could step outside, they were told by another staff member at the door they were not allowed to leave and that the waitress didn't know what she was talking about. The... More 

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Chesterville, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

Having read earlier reviews before heading out for the evening, I expected mediocre food so I was pleasantly surprised when I found myself swallowing a reasonable jambalaya - certainly far from the Cajun original, but at least not foul tasting so I was pleased. My husband played it safe and had the macaroni and cheese, which he also found palatable.... More 

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1 Thank Francoise G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

My wife & I went to see the show & to have a nice dinner. I have been to many of similar events like this. We were both extremely disappointed in the entire experience! The food was mediocre, cold & kind of blah. I tried to enhance it with salt & pepper, but couldn't see the meal because it was... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015

I went with a group of girlfriends to a Game of Thrones themed show recently. We thought the show was ok, entertaining at times. When the food is served they dim the lights so much that you can't see what is on your plate. Guests were using their phones to shine light on their plates. The food is very disappointing.... More 

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Ottawa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014 via mobile

We went to the Scarlett theatre/Velvet Room last Friday for our office/Christmas party. The show was fun to watch but the food was very disappointing. The show changes every month or so and it's a murder mystery. The actors walk around the restaurant, perform on a small stage and interact with the guests. It was fun to watch, but sometimes... More 

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Charlottetown, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2014

This dinner theatre has been around for more than 25 years. It is a dinner theatre with a fix price menu of $54.95 plus tax. The price includes your meal and the show, not drinks. The food menu is fairly simple but good and people go for the show and the murder mystery. The whole show is all around you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

I went there with my family for a friend's birthday without knowing what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised by the marvelous actors, the tasteful food and the ever lasting anticipation!! The actors don't stand on a stage, they move around the room so no one gets the "bad seat" where you miss the whole show. A few intermissions during... More 

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