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So Good Restaurant

#408 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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717 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6P7, Canada
+1 613-233-0138
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12:00 - 21:00
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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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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

After years of eating here, I can say I know what's good and what's not with the vegetarin options. The dishes they do well are very delicious although not necessarily authentic. i have also had disappointing dishes there as well. The service is great and run by a very nice family.

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Thank Craig A
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The menu is huge and can be overwhelming. That said with a little foresight (go in knowing what type of food you want at least) and with a little help from your server you will not be disappointed with any of the food ordered here. A must go-to if you want to eat Chinese-Vietnamese-Asian-types of food in Ottawa. Often busy... More 

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Thank Guy O
Canada
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Food was very good, service was excellent. Ambiance is not the best, but we weren't expecting a great ambiance. Would definitely go back Wu See chicken is AMAZING!

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Thank JMontCanada
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Service was ok, food mediocre. We ordered spicy dumplings (12 small dumplings with an ok sauce- I liked it, my son did not). Then crispy duck. This was ok. Last was Singapore noodles with mixed proteins and vegetables It was described that it had curry. This was very bland. Would not go back. It seems to be more Canadian Chinese... More 

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Thank AlexandraHaitas
Ottawa, Canada
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

I've been going to this place for years. Every time I try a new chinese food place, I end up going back to this one because it's that much better. The atmosphere is more of a small local restaurant that hasn't been updated in a long time and I do mainly take-out, but when I eat there I enjoy it.... More 

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Thank Jessica L
BC
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167 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

When visiting Ottawa six years ago, we ate at So Good and loved it so much, I couldn't wait to eventually return. Finally in the city again, I was alone so went for the lunch. Sadly, I was very disappointed. The hot and sour soup was kinda tasteless. I ordered the WuSe Chicken and it was drowning in sweet sauce,... More 

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Thank pumpermum
St. John's, Canada
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145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

The food here is outstanding, and the service was so quick I was surprised they had time to cook. The deep fried tofu makes an interesting dish and the veggies were cooked to perfection. The place is very small and can be quite busy and it could really do with an update but I guess if you are this busy... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

The restaurant us a nothing place, and zero atmosphere but the food is so good we have never been anything but full and happy with our meals. If you do not want to eat in definitely take it home. But eat there.

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Thank Bonnie R
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

This small restaurant in Chinatown seems to have a lot of regular customers. Best to make reservations to avoid disappointment. I found conversation among our party of four difficult due to the noise level. The menu is quite extensive, and service was prompt. ( I felt they strive for a quick turnover to accommodate all the customers). Quality of food... More 

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Thank Daniel M
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is quite small, so it is offen busy, but the food is definitely worth waiting for. A very good Chinese restaurant for vegetarians, and everyone else. I would highly recommend it.

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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?