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So Good Restaurant

#492 of 2,186 Restaurants in Ottawa
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717 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6P7, Canada
+1 613-233-0138
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11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was first introduced to this restaurant after I moved to the Ottawa area when I asked a colleague stationed in the Far East, where is the best Chinese food? He took me here and I haven't looked back and that was 1996. It is now my son's favourite as well. Peter So is a character. The room is small... More 

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Thank Harold M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was told this evening by the people at So Good restaurant in Chinatown that they cannot accomodate people with Celiac. I was supposed to eat there with some friends who are not celiac. When I told them I had Celiac the woman started shaking her head and saying "no, no, you can't eat here, we have an open kitchen,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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158 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Celebrated Chinese New Year here and found the restaurant very busy. Thanks to the reservation, we didn't have to wait by the door. If you want peking duck, two days notice in advance is sufficient. The order comes with soup, peking duck with Chinese pancakes, and a stir fry dish. The restaurant is relatively small. There is only one round... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Great dinner, highly recommended for going out with friends, the owner is super friendly too. Order wu see chicken, Szechuan beef, wrap and roll brochettes, all fresh and tummy

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Thank NS422
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6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ordered take out on a Friday night. Highlights - General Tao's was slimey, stuffed veggie dumplings were rubbery and the sticky rice was dry. We will not be ordering from So Good again.

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Thank Sarah G
Ottawa
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Wonderful little restaurant in Chinatown. Has a huge menu,, which usually is a bad sign ... however here, everything I have had I have enjoyed. I have been here 4-5x in the last year.

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Ottawa
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122 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

For those looking for tasty, fresh Chinese food that is low in MSG, So Good is an excellent choice. The restaurant is small and not glamorous, but serves up some tasty food. I had take out, which was ready when they said, and very good. Enjoyed the Thai fried rice, which appeared to have curry in it, as well as... More 

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Pierrefonds, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

A favourite of mine, with lots of vegetarian options and efficient service and knowledgeable staff. It is a diner environment and may not reach the tidiness level of some individuals but it is more than adequate (In response to some reviews). Now to the good stuff. My wife (meat) and I (no meat) have never had a bad dish, but... More 

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Thank André G
Ottawa, Canada
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366 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great food served in this hole in the wall. Place needs a good cleaning & updating. Family run including uneven service. Best wusee & moshe. Large menu, great lunch specials & tasty food entices me to prefer takeout.

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Liverpool, New York
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I came here on the recommendation of a few locals working at a nearby concert hall. First impression walking in was questionable. The place had more of a home town diner feel,than restaurant. A bit tattered. Very small dining area which was full when I entered. Ordered an Alexander Keiths Ale,which they were out of. Settled for a coffee. It... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-0138

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