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Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro

#244 of 2,259 Restaurants in Ottawa}
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54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
+1 613-241-4270
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“french fries” (13 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
“caesar salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Wine Bar, Canadian, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 206 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eat and drink here often but have never left a review and felt it was time to let every one know how incredible Jacky is! Her bartending skills are out of this world. She's charming, knows how to lay down the law when necessary and...More

Thank joshque
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Warm and cozy cellar with live jazz. Great for dinner, or just a last stop of the evening for drinks. Friendly staff.

Thank WmSlade
Barbara M, Owner at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thank you so much for the kind words and for joining us, please visit again soon. Barb & Team

Reviewed 4 July 2017

I had a wine tasting coupon through Groupon. Three of us each had three 3oz taster. The wine was nice, we started off with the wonderful bread and dippers they bring to the table. Next we ordered some appetizers and could not manage to eat...More

Thank JenniferWillie
Barbara M, Owner at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello Jennifer; Thank you so much for joining us, please come back soon ;) Barb & Team

Reviewed 28 June 2017

We spent our last Ottawa evening in a cozy cellar! The atmosphere was relaxed and the live jazz only added to our experience. After a few minutes chatting about the choices in the Wine and Beer Book, I ordered the Down to Earth flight of...More

Thank Marknlor1990
Barbara M, Owner at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

What a lovely review! Thank you so much and yes we agree Anja is a treasure! Please come again soon! Barb & Team

Reviewed 10 June 2017

Ate there early June. Wine and beer list was pretty good but a little pricey even for Ottawa. The food was pretty good overall and the waitress was great. My steak and frites wasn't bad but really if it was in Europe I would have...More

Thank David B
Barbara M, Owner at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for your review, I would say even in Canada if your steak isn't cooked to your liking you should send it back, we would have loved to seen you happy. Barb & Team

Reviewed 8 May 2017

After my third oyster, my right eye felt dry. I knew something was up so went to washroom to check on my eye. My top lid was HUGE. I guess after years of eating oysters, I may have developed an allergy or it could have...More

Thank Wewillgofar
Barbara M, Owner at Vineyards Wine Bar Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Hello, very sorry to hear that you developed an allergy here in Vineyards, it happened to me as well and I am the owner. On another note, could you please contact me for more information about the staff member. Barb@fishmarket.ca Barb M Owner

Reviewed 8 May 2017

We wanted a good steak and I choose the rib eye. I can only explain the thinest of the meat because two clients asked the same meal and the sliced it in half ! Also, I asked for a full seasoned baked potato and got...More

Thank RenardQC
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is one of my favourite hidden gems in Ottawa and one that is often overlooked. Tucked underground, Vineyards offers a small but fantastic menu. I was there with a friend this evening. We shared the cheese plate of the day ( featuring brie, goat...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Came on a Sunday night with a friend while on a work trip, hoping to catch some of their live jazz! Our server was lovely - knowledgeable, detailed, personable yet also knew when to leave us be to enjoy our experience. Our server took her...More

Thank SunKissedTraveller20
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, great ambience, terrible service?? Not sure if it was busy, but wine order was wrong, appetizer was wrong, only saw our server once??

Thank Will C
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1 December 2015|
Response from Barbara M | Property representative |
Hello there, yes of course, children are welcome in Vineyards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Wine Bar, Canadian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5T1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-4270
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