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​The Soca Kitchen

93 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0Y1, Canada
+1 613-695-9190
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“ceviche” (21 reviews)
“tapas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, South American, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
93 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for something different from the usual. When we arrived and began reviewing the menu, we then decided to let our server be our guide. Gustav was very helpful, we let him lead our adventure. There were 4 of us and he chose...More

Thank Patricia F
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

What a terrific little spot in the heart of Wellington Village. The delectable food, good-sized portions (for tapas), intimate ambience, decent bar menu, and attentive and accommodating serving staff make it a great place to unwind in. Even the tiny little patio on the front-steps...More

1  Thank pr0write
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This was our first visit to The Soca Kitchen and we were not disappointed! The service was warm and friendly, and very accommodating to a food allergy. The menu selection has lots of variety which was great for sharing. It was difficult to choose just...More

1  Thank Travel_time321
Reviewed 5 January 2018

Friendly attentive staff. Explained the small plates menu and made excellent recommendations. Absolutely delicious food. A great experience. We will be back!

1  Thank Maryfrom
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We chose The Soca Kitchen in part because it was open for dinner on Christmas Day - and there was no special Christmas menu. It was not near the hotel we were staying in, but it was worth the drive. We found the staff to...More

Thank StarlightCat
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Food was good, service was indifferent . We did enjoy the dishes we ordered but they certainly weren’t worth the price . Slow service and tiny tapas portions. Waiter not too helpful or engaging for this type of place. There are better places to go...More

Thank 4boyma
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I had heard very good things about this place and it was raves about it in the citizen however I was disappointed. Let’s start with the first problem. My family and I walk in the restaurant and the atmosphere is very nice...More

Thank CaptainJ7890
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Have eaten here for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch -- all great experiences with tasty food (favorite ceviche in the whole city), great atmosphere, and friendly owners and staff. My most recent visit was for a work Christmas lunch. The owners opened the restaurant especially...More

Thank stormybubbles
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I've had lunch here a few times as I work right down the street and have always loved my meals. I find it a bit pricey, but I can't complain as I love this style of food and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere as...More

1  Thank norphano
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Went to Soca Kitchen for our Chritsmas work party on December 6th 2017. The food was amazing and everyone enjoyed the festive atmosphere. We were seated on the second floor which provided a private room for our party to be held. I would definitely go...More

Thank Gael F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$44
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0Y1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-695-9190
  • E-mail
​The Soca Kitchen is a Spanish fusion cuisine, where Chef Daniela Manrique blends flavors from Spain and Latin America, bringing something new to Ottawa. A place where you can relax with one of Gustavo Belisario's unique natural cocktails and enjoy many fresh and different tapas [including tons of vegetarian options] with your friends & family
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