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The Senate Sports Tavern and Eatery

#167 of 2,197 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
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33 Clarence Street K1N 5M4, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-695-5523
Today
11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went there with my mom and her best friend. They were very friendly and super accommodating! We will be making the senate a regular spot! Highly recommend it.

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Thank imwithmymom
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We checked this place out to have dinner and drinks. The burgers were quite tasty. The poutine was a huge disappointment. Maybe I'm just used to having French fries with gravy and curds. Instead, the poutine was basically potatoes cut up like French fries, but seemingly boiled, and served with gravy, light curds, and scallions. They were incredibly bland, and... More 

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Thank Retinadoc88
Kingston, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Senate is a fantastic place to have a casual meal, talk & watch a game while enjoying family time. Quick service & great food with generous portions. John was friendly & took great care of us while we were there, going so far as to try to find the game we wanted to watch. We have been there several... More 

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Thank NHaun
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Senate has been my destination of choice since the day it opened its doors. Friendly staff, draft selection, amazing food and at atmosphere that is both welcoming and warm all year round.

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Thank Brett S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. I would recommend this place to anyone. Always a great place to catch the game.

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Thank trevor d
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My aunts, mom, grandma and sister came here one night after work for a "girls" evening. We were seated in a "quieter" area so we could talk and still had constant service from the staff. My grandma who typically drinks smirnoff ice was out of luck when they informed her they don't carry that specific cocktail, but recommended something else... More 

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Thank Danika M
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food there is amazing! If you get the chance to try something the Fire In The Hole Burger is my favorite, spicy jalapenos with cheddar Yum! Great atmosphere and friendly service. If you in the Market Must eat there!!

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Thank Lindsay S
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there for the first time in December and it was very busy but the service was still excellent. Drinks and food came fast and staff is so friendly!!

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Thank lauraaaa1
Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't go wrong with The Senate! Awesome people and super friendly, fast service. Had the fish and chips! Love, love, love!

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Thank SandraGrumet
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello, I went to the Senate on a friends recommendation and glad I did. We went to see the Sens game and found the environment to be fun and definitely fan friendly. It's unlike other sports bars which can be too corny or fake. I'm excited to go here when the Sens are in the playoffs this spring! Riaz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Clarence Street K1N 5M4, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-695-5523

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
5 months ago
Cleveland, OH
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?