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Red Dot Cafe

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5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
+1 613-826-0552
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was on a business trip and while I was driving past a small place called Market Square, where there are a few local businesses. I found this place called Red Dot Cafe and I wasn't expecting anything special just a place to fuel up my self but boy was I wrong, this place is amazing. The staff is super... More 

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Thank ozcannej
Winchester, Ontario
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Hunt this place down and check it out. The perfect mix between nice dining and pub fare. Get it all. Can't miss on the prime rib or chicken alfredo. We'll known for their giant dessert menu - all of which is homemade in house. Order one after dinner and a second to go! Great spot for a private gathering as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a few friends were driving through this little town when we came across this country restaurant. I had their beef fajitas, my friends had the fish special and the fish and chips. Their dessert selection was very good and their cheesecakes were the nicest we had in Ottawa. I would highly recommend this place. It's seriously worth the... More 

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Thank Berk E
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove by and stopped for dinner after visiting some friends in the area, and we are glad we did. The service was as anyone would expect from a restaurant; helpful, friendly, and fast. We were comfortably seated in a booth and our drinks were brought almost immediately after we ordered. My husband had pizza while I tried the salmon... More 

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Thank 320jen253
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Seven of us went for lunch last weekend. Service was desultory. Food was 0/7. The kids' meals were awful.... chewy, inedible pizza. They went home hungry. For the adults? Chicken Cobb salad had no chicken - when queried, the server said we should have requested chicken. Really? Fish (and chips) comes without chips unless requested. Chicken tenders are so over... More 

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Thank epd117
Ottawa, Ontario
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

We stopped for lunch today at a nice Cafe, of which we have visited before. The waitresses are very friendly and are very attentive. We have enjoyed every meal we have had there. We both ordered a 6 oz steak and salad for lunch and it was cooked perfectly. It was very busy and it was around 1pm, but our... More 

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Thank harley757
Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

First things first, the only reason why this restaurant does not have a higher rating is because it one of Ottawa's best kept secrets. Osgoode is out of the way but worth the journey (not too far if you take the Roger Stevens exit off the 416). A warm atmosphere in either the seating area or the bar. Great home... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We have friends that live in Osgoode and we go to the Red Dot for an early supper just about every time we visit. They serve your basic pub foods along with a good selection of beer and regular bar drinks. The food is very tasty and plentiful along with great service. It can get quite busy at times especially... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This place offers a great country feel, amazing food and he best service available on the greater Ottawa area. So friendly. From pub food to pasta to steak, it's all delicious. Worth the drive!

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Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

We live in Ottawa and used to drive the 30 minutes to this restaurant fairly regularly. It was our favourite spot. It changed ownership a few years ago, and it is now more expensive and the food is not as good as it used to be. I ordered prime rib medium rare, and it came medium well. It was thinly... More 

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Thank JMontCanada
Management response:

Hi JMontCanada The restaurant has been with the same owner for the last 10 years. As to price change we have not changed our prices for the last 3 years.I hope that we you can come over and give us a try and I am sure you will love it. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5673 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K0A 2W0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-826-0552

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