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Siam Bistro

#344 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1268 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-728-3111
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was one of our first experiences with Thai food. Amazingly, it is getting better and better. Mango seafoond salad is excellent, it is worth it a try.

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Thank Daniela P
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is always great and the portions generous. But they get a LOT of take out business so sometimes it can take a long time to be served.

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Thank traveljean11
Gatineau, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually don't eat in at the Siam Bistro. It's a very small restaurant. All of the tables in there are crammed together. However, I love their food, especially their coconut milk mushroom soup and their pad Thai. It's a bit pricey but if you want a treat, I recommend ordering and picking it up.

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Thank Nadine16
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a shame, the food at this place is good! Service is very poor! I have been here many many times over the years. I am used to service being slow, but put up with it for good food. This time really Pushed by buttons. Called for pick up, was told on the phone is would be an hour. 1... More 

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Thank Abhinav I
British Columbia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Ottawa has several good Thai restaurants, but this one is the tastiest. The food is consistently good and has a high level of authenticity. The staff are hit and miss - sometimes friendly and present, but other times they seem rushed/stressed/distracted. Price is fair for Ottawa. Their takeout menu is great.

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Thank SunriseOtter
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Pad Thai is excellent and my favourite...but whatever I order I've never had a bad meal there. It's not a big restaurant, so make reservations to be sure to get a seat, especially later in the week.

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Thank WoodyInOttawa
Ottawa
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

It you don't have time to properly serve people, please don't let them in - my time, money and humanity are just as important as others. We arrived at 8:30 pm Labour Day Eve and were rushed out not even an hour after. First don't expect to order your drinks first. Since no attention was given to us, and we... More 

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Thank Anouchka11
Gatineau, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

My boyfriend and I were craving for Thai and came to the right place. The shrimp and coconut milk soup was delicious with its wonderful fragrance of lemongrass and corriander. The curries we ordered were amazingly good but be advised that if you are a chilihead and order your meal with a certain degree of spicyness, very hot is very,... More 

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Thank El077
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We've eaten here several times over the past year, at least two or three dinners and at least two lunches. Never fails to disappoint, but never say never. The only time we were disappointed was the taken out lunch - it seemed to be all noodle, no to little good stuff. That's a lesson learned - eat in a this... More 

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Thank JC O
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Still the same as always. Excellent food, service, value. If you are in Ottawa you must go. The food is well prepared, and served with elegance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1268 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-728-3111

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