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Chez Lucien

#43 of 2,187 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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137 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-241-3533
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great little spot for a beer and a burger Got the nachos and they were really good even though they were 20 cad. Burgers were excellent and the beer was cheap and cold Would recommend this to anyone who enjoys a small joint and good food

Thank octriptaker
Delta, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a burger and beer at Chez Lucien and would recommend the Chez Lucien burger. Nice size burger with fries and salad. Cozy atmosphere and good beer and nice staff.

Thank G S
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a tasty light dinner. Entered this place and it was completely full. Bar spot opened up quickly so there we sat. Excellent bar atmosphere. Ordered appetizers and wine. Previous reviewers recommended the scallops of we thought we would try them. Absolutely fantastic!!! Also ordered Brie and phyllo pastry with salad and it too was outstanding!!! Would highly... More 

Thank von2von
Shelburne, Vermont
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154 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Place looks like a small bar from the outside, and feels a bit "worn" upon entering. But sit at the bar and watch and listen to regulars arrive and you start to feel at home. And the burger was one of the best I've had in years. Clearly has a strong local following, will definitely return on next trip to... More 

Thank Mike R
Ottawa, Canada
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249 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great bar, restaurant, hang out, local pub ...you name it. My 20-something has been loving it for years but it never looked like much. We were so wrong. The feel of the place is energy, happy gathering, noisy but friendly. The service was exceptional - wait staff, bar staff, the guy that clears plates - they were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is so good! I've been going here consistently for the past 4 years. Pretty good service, vhill atmosphere but my goodness... Their burgers are to die for! I always get the chez Lucien burgers with cream cheese and bacon. So good! Also it comes with fries and salad! Awesome choices on tap for beer as well!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
New Hartford, New York
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed sitting at the bar for our late day lunch. The burgers were very good; especially accompanied by the locally brewed beer: Mill St. organic draft. Nice location on the perimeter of the Byward Market.

Thank Annexoxo
Ottawa, Canada
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never went in to this restaurant because I honestly thought it was a bar, not a restaurant. However, once in, you notice the warm and welcoming ambiance. The food was also very good. Definitely worth to try!

Thank T-Root-22
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While al my friends were taken their renowned burger I ventured into the scallops with spinach on the side. Excellent dish . Burgers are available anywhere and nothing beats home. So it is worthwhile to venture beyond the specialty of the place

Thank sybariteAylmeer
Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Greatest pub in ottawa. The food is fabulous. The atmosphere is "perfect pub". The cheese cake will make anyone do the food happy dance. Its outstanding. It is hard to get a seat most of the time though. Dont go with a big group.

Thank jennifer s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Murray Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-3533

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