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Soif

$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7, Canada
+1 819-600-7643
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bison tartare” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“tort” (2 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the brussels sprouts and found the bison tartare not exactly what I expected. But good. The chocolate pudding was fantastic. Colleagues had shrimp which was tasty and the bread was fresh. Cocktail was refreshing. Overall, portions were small, intended for tasting /tapas style....More

Thank NotTimbuktu
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Popped in for dinner and wine. Very nice tapas and apps, enjoyed the wine as well. Casual ambiance and a busy night at the restaurant. Will be back.

Thank Meander27347
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Some friends and I, after a nice meal at another restaurant, made it a point to stop by for drinks. We sat at the bar and thoroughly enjoyed the wine and the cognac -- both new to us. Warm atmosphere, pleasant service, and interesting wines...More

Thank RonR696
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

What used to be called Hull is now called Gatineau but the merging of Gatineau, Hull and Aylmer into one larger city on the other side of the Ottawa River from Canada’s national capital, Ottawa, hasn’t fundamentally changed the character of what used to be...More

1  Thank ldeichel
Reviewed 4 October 2018

It's so much more than a wine bar. The food is outstanding. The charcuterie is just fine with two great pates and good cured meats. The potato, leek and bacon soup - so good. The quail delicious, walleye outstanding, both nicely presented with great savory...More

Thank IntSommelier
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Last year while in Ottawa, we read about Soif which sounded lovely, so off we went. However, it was closed due to a holiday. On a return visit to Ottawa this August, we decided to try again. We were neither welcomed in a friendly manner...More

Thank Voyageons7
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My friend and I spent a lovely evening at Soif, catching up on each others' lives while we sampled some of the beautiful food and wines available at this Gatineau winebar. While the food offerings are small plate, we easily made a full meal from...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 17 September 2018

The Soif Bar à vin is a casual restaurant and wine bar setting broken into several rooms at 88 rue Montcalm in Gatineau, QC, an unpretentious venue, but blessed with an astounding collection of two hundred select wines to enhance their tapas-like food menu, itself...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We sat at the bar a couple weeks ago and had an amazing experience with Gabriel. Food was amazing, we made our way through the whole menu! Great sharing items running from $10-$18. The highlight for us though was the bar. The wine and cider...More

Thank michaelkH6792VG
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Despite an initial bumpy start to our relationship with Soif, my husband and I recently had a perfect evening with excellent service, food and wine. Soif went out of their way to win us over and back and they succeeded. This restaurant is one of...More

1  Thank Jocelyn S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
  • Phone Number: +1 819-600-7643
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