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540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada
+1 613-321-3537
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (6 reviews)
“focaccia” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, International
540 Rochester St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We wanted a special restaurant for our anniversary, so taking into consideration the top Trip Advisor rating of Atelier, we decided this was the place. We were certainly not disappointed! Atelier offers a 12-course blind tasting menu (with wine pairing if desired), and they contacted...More

1  Thank jenniferb360
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Atelier to celebrate my birthday. The blind tasting menu - 12 courses - was delicious and very interesting! The wine pairings ( we both had half the volume of the normal one - for a bit more than half the price) were very...More

Thank Kirsten J
Reviewed 6 days ago

I brought my grandmother here so she could experience a multi course meal with lots of different flavours. 12 courses in all plus one really amazing helium balloon. There were so many different flavours and lots of different styles of food. With a course approximately...More

Thank helena218
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like food... rather I LOVE food! If you are travelling to Ottawa with a dining experience in mind then give Atelier a try! Each piece on their menu is a vessel for a flavour excursion that is best complimented with the wine pairing made...More

Thank Zachary D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Marc Lepine’s menu at Atelier keeps you on your toes and wondering what’s coming next at this 12-14 course meal. Each plate was unique and we tried to guess his inspiration, it would have been great if we had more of those inspiration details from...More

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

At Atelier you have the choice of an expensive 5 course meal, a more expensive 7 course meal, or an even more expensive 9 course meal. You can add expensive wine pairing on top of that. You don't know what you will be served but...More

Thank Lynnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
MarcLepine, TripAdvisor liaison at Atelier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great job as always TripAdvisor. This review is for a completely different restaurant. No choices of 5 or 7 or 9 courses at Atelier. Just one 12-course menu always.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner at Atelier was a true dining experience. Every dish served in the pre set tasting menu was a work of art, interesting and excellent. We were there for 4 hours and the evening just got better. The service was very attentive and everything was...More

Thank Audrey L
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and each time I am blown away by each and every dish! The beauty of the presentation is equal to the taste of every bite!

Thank Sonja M
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Our adventure at Atelier was a fruitful one :) My wife and I have always been looking for a great excuse to eat here, so we took part in the 12 course offering with the wine pairing. I absolutely recommend you do the pairing, each...More

3  Thank Greg M
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Micro cuisine- 12 course meal for $125 + tax + tip + wine if desired. Each course is explained and is always constituted of numerous ingredients. The presentation is A+++even spectacular sometimes! Regarding the taste the first 4 courses were fine but what followed was...More

Thank Dani U
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13 September 2016|
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Response from CFD1 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual would be fine.
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$61
Canadian, International
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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