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Metropolitan Brasserie

#116 of 2,258 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, , French
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
+1 613-562-1160
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, Canadian, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine steak frites accompanied by a British Columbian Malbec made for a delicious dinner with a colleague (who reported that the halibut was also quite good). We both started with salads and skipped dessert. The restaurant was lively yet it was easy to carry on...More

Thank ExecutiveNomad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While there is nothing new or inventive on the menu here, what there is is well-executed and tasteful from Coquille St. Jacques to French Onion Soup and Steak Frites. The servers are experienced, have a sense of humour and add to the experience. The decor...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for a bite one night while staying next door at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We ate in the bar area. server was very polite and attentive. I had a beer (1664 Kronenburg) and my wife had a Grove...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The decor makes you feel like you just walked into all lovely bistro in Paris. Service is friendly and efficient, prices reasonable, and the food is fabulous. Make sure you ask about the daily specials, they are usually the best choices for the day. Very...More

Thank PMAV67
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Very neat to find a place that transports you to a classic Parisian brasserie: elegant without being super formal and excellent food. a bit pricy but excellent for special occasions. just not easy to spot on trip advisor maps... lucky find! deserves to be exposed...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Easy to find but not the best location but the food is good, solid and well done. Not too fancy. the waiter we had was in a wonderful mood and both gave very good advises with big smiles and was very open for our wishes....More

Thank Jens Peter O
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Gives you a feel of a true Parisian bistro. Try the moules et frites, especially during happy hour when the food is cheaper. Nice atmosphere and well-located near both the Market and the Parliamentary precinct. You may spot politicians and journalists here.

Thank Jill T
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Had a good meal at Metropolitan. Found it a bit pricey for what it was. If you're in the market area there are better options, but it has a good atmosphere with good service. I would try it again...

Thank norphano
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Once you're inside, this really reminds us of the many bistros we've enjoyed in Paris! I enjoyed a business lunch with a long-time friend and colleague at one of those tiny bistro tables, tightly spaced. Steak Frites was very, very good. Enjoyed a glass of...More

Thank TO_Trips
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This restaurant is located in the building in which we reside. Over the past few years we have eaten there a number of times. At one time their kitchen could be relied on to produce good to great food. No More!! Over the last year,...More

Thank Dawg_Lover1
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12 February 2017|
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Response from Sarah C | Property representative |
Hi there, You'll find an array of different dress at The Met. Most guests are comfortable in jeans a nice shirt or sweater. You will also find people in business attire as many guest come in straight from work. Hope to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-1160
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