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222 Lyon Tapas Bar

222 Lyon St N, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5V9, Canada
+1 613-238-0222
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“tapas” (55 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (8 reviews)
“croquettes” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
222 Lyon St N, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5V9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being from Spain, and having lived here in Ottawa for almost 3 years, I miss the weather from Spain and the food. Somebody recommended me your restaurant and I was very excited. I have to say that the experience was extremely disappointing. The owners have...More

1  Thank Jorge A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal at 222 Lyon Tapas Bar before the Bluesfest. It's a close walk to Festival grounds. Great variety and service. Good wine list. Especially enjoyed the mussels and the proscuitto wrapped dates. Definitely would go back.

Thank jenalynnemitchell
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We were 4 people for dinner and we had a great time. We ordered way too much food, note that the tapas items are quite large, We were so full, they graciously took the last two items off of our bill as we could not...More

1  Thank jane p
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Server kathy...first off amazing...offered olives....freaking amazing.....then had mushroom croquette....double amazing...... Proceeded to have Swedish meatballs....mushrooms monalisa....smelts ( amazing... but HUGE order).... Needless to say..... Everything was exquisite......Kathy????? Most amazing server ever. 😄😄😄😄 most kindly most attentive person ever....would recommend this place x 100000000...looking forward to...More

1  Thank Erica D
Reviewed 20 March 2018

In spite of the very friendly staff, they really seem to want to be your friend, the service is slow and haphazard. Clients the staff seem to know get served first while you wait. But the real challenge here is the tapas. Anyone who has...More

1  Thank 657Jojo
Reviewed 4 March 2018

A very quaint and quiet place, this restaurant has a very good menu with. Service was very friendly.

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 4 February 2018

I was referred here by a friend - and this place did not disappointment. Service - great! There was just one server on and she handled everything great. Quick, prompt, and attentive with a full house. Food - delicious! We tried 8 or 9 different...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My wife and I went to this place for the first time with her best friend. We happened across it on Lyon and decided to try it out. First off we love sharing plates, tapas, small plates, whatever you wish to call it. To try...More

Thank jamiesJ4020IS
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Been going for over 10 years. I love that I walk in and most of the waitresses know me. Kathy, is my favourite. She is hilarious. The food is fantastic. I have tried everything in the menu and love it all. Favourites are the garlic...More

Thank LPH2015
Reviewed 14 January 2018

True spanish tapas. Food was great. Small and quaint. Seafood food was fantastic. Garlic shrimp and meatballs. Loved it. Eat here. Dessert was the best

Thank arnold s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Lyon St N, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-238-0222
  • E-mail
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