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The Moonroom

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Spanish, Canadian
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442 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N6, Canada
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

When we're not looking for a big meal but want to have a drink with interesting bites of food, this is the place to go. The place is small and very popular so it's sometimes difficult to get a table but the servers will do their best to find you space at the counter area and will move you to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Fantastic small plates and incredibly well-priced. But go for the Cocktails! I had a bourbon-based cocktail that was savoury and sweet at the same time and a perfect compliment to our food. The restaurant is small and intimate, and if you are lucky you can sit at the back with the windows open and overlook the garden where they grow... More 

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Thank Natalie P
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

I order a Ceasars cocktail almost anywhere I go. Theirs have a very unique spin. Nothing like the original, with pickled cherry, in fact, but leaves a tantalizing taste that would make any one come back for another. Involtini plate leaves the same delicious memory. So simple but impressive!

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Thank Lika F
Earth
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

My birthday dinner was at the Moonroom and it was terrific! Tapas and desserts were delish, but the craft cocktails were to die for. One of the best Mai tais I've ever had, plus I was introduced to the French 75, aka my new favourite cocktail. Can't believe I've lived nearby for ages and only *just* discovered it -- highly,... More 

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Thank viv_s_2004
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very diverse drink menu. They have a few very delicious app to try while sipping your drink. Small and intimate location; great place to hit up with friends after dinner.

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Thank Rosanna B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Been frequenting moonroom the last few months. Its very cozy with a great ambiance. Amazing cocktails and snacks. Keep up the great work.

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Thank Ottawasrd
Ottawa, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The first time I went to The Moonroom was for a girls' night out. The drinks were great and not at all watered down. The presentation of drinks is fantastic with the appropriate garnishes and styles of cups for each drink. The food slants towards tapas-style with small share plates such as charcuterie. While these are very pleasing to the... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic service, unique and strong cocktails, and great food. Their cheeses are always superb and the staff offer great descriptions of their rotating menu items. Don't miss out on their nuts... they're to die for and one of the main reasons I keep coming back.

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Thank kirabergs
Ottawa, Canada
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

I always love going to the moonroom! This place has an amazing atmosphere and great drinks and food. The chef does a great job of the food. When the waitress explained some of the parings of cheese or other dishes I will admit I was skeptical, but when I tried it, phenomenal!!! It is a little on the smaller side... More 

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Ottawa
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92 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

I went we a group of six friends. We all had amazing drinks, but when we arrived there were already quite a few people in the bar. It's not a big bar, and we soon felt like we were "in the way" for other patrons and the staff to circulate. So I would recommend 1) go in small groups or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Canadian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 442 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?