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537 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z6, Canada
+1 613-789-7355
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (26 reviews)
“cheese plate” (12 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
537 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our third visit to Social (implied recommendation). However, this most recent visit was marred by our inability to have a social conversation across our table, at the north end of the room, because of the continual shouts from the bar at the south...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I made the big mistake of chosing Social as a venue to throw a party for 30 guests. Not only was the event planner rude when we met with her a few weeks prior to the event, but so was the manager the day of...More

Thank Pascal R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I went with two friends and I order some pasta plate I forget the name of. They enjoyed their meals but did not think it was worth the price as there are many other restaurants in the region with much cheaper food for the same...More

Thank Federico N
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing! The staff are so knolageable with wine selection, and food selection. The food was outstanding, honestly one of the best restaurants I've been to.

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I had lunch in Social. The place was not too busy but the staff were very warm and welcoming. The décor is excellent and the food was delicious. The one drawback is that it is a little on the expensive side but definitely well worth...More

Thank Rosenallis
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Came here for dinner the other night and expected great things (based on other feedback) - it was good, but not that good. Service was friendly, but not too timely. Food came quickly (almost too quickly... makes me wonder if it was made to order...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The steak and eggs made me cry it was so good. You can taste the quality of the food. It was quiet enough to hear yourself speak and think. Good service.

Thank YellowSubmarine66
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Stopped in for drinks which turned into dinner. The food was good and the wine list was even better. Service was OK, I believe the waitress and server were new due to their hesitancy when I asked questions...but very nice people. The price at the...More

1  Thank Preston B
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A friend who lives in Ottawa recommended this restaurant and he was "spot on". The service and the food were outstanding. Rob was our server. He was most cordial, helpful and efficient. Our party of five started with Farmer's greens and the soup of the...More

Thank Maryann L
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Went looking in the Market for late breakfast (brunch) and chose this restaurant with no preconceived ideas. It was very clean and the choices were varied, even with vegetarian options. The service staff was attentive without being over-bearing. The food was served in a timely...More

Thank David M
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Questions & Answers
7 June 2016|
Response from joelsf12003 | Reviewed this property |
Steve C
8 February 2016|
Response from Social_Restaurant |
Hi Steve! Sorry for the delay in response! Our restaurant is not wheelchair accessible. There is a step up from the Sussex entrance (Which we are happy to assist you with!). Our facilities are located down stairs as well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 537 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z6, Canada
    (George / York)
  • Public Transportation: There are public transit stops on Rideau street and at the Rideau Center (which is within walking distance).
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7355
  • E-mail
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