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Metropolitan Brasserie

#148 of 2,263 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, , French
700 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K4, Canada
+1 613-562-1160
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • 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 4 weeks ago

Business Dinner for four , surprisingly noisy for our 7 pm start although it eased later, My calamari starter was fine and the steak angus served nicely rare as ordered I did not note what my colleagues ate but four satisfied customers. As the bill...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Since the minimum wage hike, the change in the late night menu has really ruined it. Service is always perfect and it is still a weekly routine for me but now I have to come earlier in order to get my steak. I also came...More

Thank Alnoor K
Reviewed 11 February 2018

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 11 February 2018

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 28 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
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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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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