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540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada
+1 613-321-3537
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (21 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (5 reviews)
“mousse” (4 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options
540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

We had a long wait to get reservations here as my husband and I read the trip reviews most everywhere we go and didn't want to miss this one! We started with the oyster soup TO DIE FOR followed by the prime rib...AMAZING.. The waitress...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Waited so long to go to that place! Amazing 12 course supper, with wine pairing. The service was flawless. The surprise dish just kept coming! Great experience!

Thank Marie-Hélène M
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Our party of seven enjoyed a very interesting meal at Atelier Inc. on a recent Friday evening. Assuming you've checked out their website, you'll already know there is no à la carte menu here; rather, the same twelve-course meal is served to everyone. The portions...More

Thank Lovewineandfood
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Atelier is absolutely magnificent, from the service to the cuisine! My taste buds are suing me for waiting 51 yrs to entertain them with such exquisite cuisine. Their is no menu at this restaurant, other than a drink menu. The Chef prepares a 12-course tasting...More

1  Thank Curt F
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The reviews on TripAdvisor are great, and there is a reason! What you have read is true: it's amazing. Fine dining, great care taken by the kitchen and staff, ingredients treated with respect, unpretentious, accessible gourmet fare. The team likes to surprise and delight their...More

Thank LilT1082
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I have eaten here a few times and each time the food and service was excellent. If this restaurant was in the US or Europe it would have a Michelin Star. The price was unbelievably reasonable for a 12 course menu.

Thank BadFish420
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Twelve courses with a half wine pairing over 5 hours : a wonderful evening ! Each course is a small serving of wonderfulness, creativity and fun. To enjoy, you have to be adventurous and open : we had fish, shrimp, scallop, chick, wapiti among other...More

Thank Vivimilie
Reviewed 9 January 2016

the diner was very good. I love it. It's a new form of diner you have to try it to undustand. Nothing in Ottawa do this food. My daughter, my grand son and me was wow!!!!!!!!! It was very good. I recommand this restaurant to...More

1  Thank chamichia
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We had a drink at the bar which was very nice atmosphere, restaurant nicely decorated, open kitchen which I enjoy

Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

A wonderful multicourse adventure through the world of food, Atelier provides cuisine and service worth the price in this diamond in the ruff restaurant in Ottawa. Worth a visit for a special occasion.

Thank RCBF
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What's the dress code like? Jacket and tie required?
13 September 2016|
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Response from CFD1 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual would be fine.
Can I come with with my Family? or this is only for couples?
24 November 2015|
Response from fleursdesoleil | Reviewed this property |
It's a great spot for couples or groups, but I would recommend this restaurant for adults only. The meal is 4-5 hours long and there is no choice in the menu except for dietary restrictions. That said, the restaurant has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$53 - US$60
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-321-3537
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