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Kinki Lounge Kitchen

41 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
+1 613-789-7559
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible36%
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“burger” (3 reviews)
“great sushi” (3 reviews)
“late dinner” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Fusion
$$ - $$$
41 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

TLDR: this place doesn't even pretend to want your business. Surprise birthday party for ~ 25 people during La Machine weekend, probably the busiest weekend Ottawa has ever had, so it was probably foreshadowing that we were the only customers. Yes, the patio is beautiful,...More

Thank eatingho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I shoulda read the reviews before bringing my out of town friend to Kinki. It was the worst restaurant experience ever! I am a trained chef, have worked & eaten at many restaurants around the world. I can’t believe management doesn’t try to improve their...More

Thank Loveculture
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I've never had to wait for food in a by market restaurant longer than anywhere i've ever eaten. Could of ordered pizza and have it delivered there outside for me to pick up before i ever even got my glass filled with water or asked...More

Thank James Y
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Love the atmosphere, the staff and the vibes. We are definitely regulars to the night life here. Again the staff make all the difference ❤️

Thank chaarliem
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Wanted to have a before dinner drink and some appetizers and happened upon this place with room to sit on the patio. I didn't look at the previous reviews, but I would say they are pretty much bang on. Slowest service ever. We were there...More

Thank Comet3895
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My friend and I went for drinks and a bite to eat around 6 pm on a Friday (When you would expect the most experienced staff to be on duty). At first when we walked in the bartender point us to a table to be...More

Thank OliLauuren
Reviewed 18 May 2017

In a nutshell we went to celebrate for a friends' birthday. We were the only people in the restaurant eating and drinking at a table, there was a show going on. Our server was obviously inexperienced and incredibly slow. Food took forever to come out...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

I hit up this lounge by chance while in Ottawa with my daughter for a basketball tournament. It was a pretty late dinner and I heard live music so I decided to go in. Boy was I surprised! The ambiance was exceptional. It was casual...More

Thank Shayda47
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I was in town for a meeting and a friend and I went in search of sushi in the market. Kinki had been recommended so I checked the reviews and to be honest they were all over the place but we decided to give it...More

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Went here on a late Saturday afternoon with a Groupon. There was no one in the restaurant when we arrived so we were a little leery. Excellent service, superb sushi and the sushi nachos were fabulous. Extremely fresh food and decent portions (we added a...More

1  Thank TracyMontreal
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7559
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Welcome to the Kinki Lounge Kitchen located in the heart of the Byward Market. We are Ottawa's premier restaurant destination for great food, spirits, and fun! Our menu features a wide variety of delights to suit every palette, Including Sushi, Steaks, Tapas, Craft Cocktails, Local Beers, and much more... Each night our lounge will feature a variety of Ottawa / Gatineau's best entertainment such as Dj's, Live Musicians, Dancers, Comics and more... Our cutting edge décor will surprise and inspire. In the summer we host a beautiful patio just minutes away from Parliament Hill. So come on down and pay us a visit - our fun and friendly staff awaits you!
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