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Das Lokal

$$ - $$$European, , International
190 Dalhousie St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7C6, Canada
+1 613-695-1688
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“spaetzle” (21 reviews)
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European, Central European, International, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
190 Dalhousie St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7C6, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great lunch. Fast attentive service. Variety of dishes provide something for everyone. Good selection of wine and cocktails. Indoor or outdoor seating.

1  Thank bestfamilyadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Das Lokal with a friend and had a lovely time on the cozy terrace. The food was great from start to finish. The service was friendly and our server was knowledgeable of the menu. I was happy that they adapted the basil-strawberry minuta...More

Thank Isabelle H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a few blocks from the heart of the byward market pubfare you'll find this delightful German inspired restaurant. Relaxed, comfortable, with lovely Parisian style jazz in the background. Service was friendly and attentive with an aim to please. Food was delicious and interesting. If...More

1  Thank ThePegsMikeyT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food would rate a 4-5, well presented and very tasty, service was top notch, unfortunarely the ambiance was marred by an overly enthusiastic piano player who must have thought he was playing in a concert hall, instead of an intimate dining room and making...More

Thank EMK514
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had brunch on a Saturday at this wonderful restaurant on the market. What a pleasant surprise. I had the special on avocado. Two poached eggs on avocado and smoked salmon with a tossed salad and home fries. The service was excellent. I can see...More

Thank ghislaine_lauzon
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We have been multiple times and are always so impressed with the menu, service and atmosphere. Truly a hidden gem. We would definitely recommend it!!!!

1  Thank jsim082
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Had the shrimp spaetzle delicious!!! The lamb was a hit!! Service excellent. We were a large party and one in our group has severe food allergies and they were very ready to accommodate him. Would recommend this restaurant!! Looking forward to visiting again.

2  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 3 June 2018

It took a while for service staff and I to get in sync but we got there. I sat on the patio on a very pleasant evening after a long walk along the river from the War museum. It was a small menu but lots...More

2  Thank DAuntDeb
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Had an amazing dinner on the patio tonight. Cocktails, mussels, lamb, and creme brûlée were all a hit. Will be going back again soon.

2  Thank Ben B
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

DAs Lokal is located in a nice little wooden house a couple of blue cos from the covered market. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. Menu options are ‘modern German ‘, choosing a healthy option is easy. I had a delicious fish duet and a...More

2  Thank Krugg31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 190 Dalhousie St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-695-1688
  • E-mail
Das Lokal Kitchen and Bar is located at 190 Dalhousie Street in Ottawa's Byward Market. We are an international restaurant with with a German twist. We serve locally sourced ingredients, proudly prepared in-house by Chef Christian Wallner and his team. Our seasonal menus and drinks are inspired by our staff's love for food and wine. We serve vegetarian dishes and have gluten-free options. We are open seven days a week, including Saturday and Sunday brunch and dinner. We host a range of events such as weddings, cocktail receptions, anniversary celebrations and we offer the restaurant rent-free for private dining events for larger groups on Sunday and Monday evenings. We have live music (7-10 pm) by pianist, Adam Saikaley, on Thursday to Saturday.
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