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Maxwell's Bar and Bistro

340 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M6, Canada
+1 613-232-5771
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Best Mac'Cheese Ever!

Links, (formerly the Iranian restaurant Saffron), located at Rideau/Chapel in downtown Ottawa... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
grab a drink and people watch

Jurassic Park is closing! Use to be a good location to grab some drinks, generally was a good... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2016
Al C
Ottawa, Canada
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Casual bistro with dance club upstairs.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good15%
  • Average35%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
24 Jun 2016
“Best Mac'Cheese Ever!”
13 Jan 2016
“grab a drink and people watch”
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340 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M6, Canada
+1 613-232-5771
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Links, (formerly the Iranian restaurant Saffron), located at Rideau/Chapel in downtown Ottawa. Great decor, restaurant bar plus pool table in the adjoining room. Menu now changed to great Pub food brilliantly prepared by Chef Ike, formerly of Time Out in Brittania (closed after a major...More

Thank judiths336
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Jurassic Park is closing! Use to be a good location to grab some drinks, generally was a good atmosphere back in the day. Soured on the place based on new management came in about 10 years ago though. Though it was fun to go and...More

Thank Al C
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

Went to this restaurant in hopes of a good and quick meal prior a comedy show. Service was friendly however in no rush or priority to serve our table. Waiting over 40 minutes for 2 mains, in a restaurant which had many tables not filled,...More

Reviewed 27 October 2015

Nice little bar with good food and good craft beers. The service is very nice, the only downside is that they often run out of a specific dish or beer. However I would rather have them run out of food than get poor quality food....More

Thank sas365
Reviewed 23 September 2015

When you travel you tend to get sick of pub food. We tried Maxwell's tonight and loved everything about it. The food was very tasty. I had ribs and my husband had the seafood platter. Excellent food! The atmosphere is very laid back and casual....More

Thank 835Dolores709
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

A very hot and humid Saturday and the place open to the elements.. You could not breathe for gasping. The staff all sweaty and we were desperate for air con!!! Staff friendly and timely until it came time for getting the bill. That stretches far...More

2  Thank LooDiamond
Reviewed 9 November 2014

Good location on Elgin Street offering a lovely brunch. Not buffet style but order from menu. Several options to choose from and food very good. Service excellent. Nice place to spend time during the day on the weekend enjoying a nice meal on Elgin Street.

Thank Angelicadiparma
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Was there on Saturday night. First drink of the night, and the bartender decided to keep a big juicy tip! Glass of wine $17.. pretty much for couple of ounces. I gave you a $20 not a $10. I know what is in my wallet!...More

1  Thank genuineladee
Reviewed 6 July 2014

This Restaurant was recommended by an associate at work back in Halifax, who had never eaten here, but had a brother who was part owner, so we were not too sure just what to expect. What we found was a Very nice place with very...More

Thank Widgerys
Reviewed 3 March 2014

This is a great spot if you are looking for a mix of new hits and older classics. An older crowd (30+) and everyone is just there to have a good time. Great spot & always a good time!

3  Thank MKJLR
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