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222 Lyon Tapas Bar

#210 of 2,187 Restaurants in Ottawa
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222 Lyon St N, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5V9, Canada
+1 613-238-0222
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17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere and food were okay, but I believe overpriced for what we ate. Although we arrived before other customers, we ended up receiving service after these other people arrived. At one point we sat for more than 15 minutes waiting for someone to bring us some food. And we ordered what was on the menu - nothing special and... More 

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Thank JayDee613
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu, warmth atmosphere and small cozy place. loved it !! In the heart of Ottawa For those of you staying at Albert at Bay Suite hotel it's like 5 min walk

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We are always happy to return to this restaurant since the service is excellent and the food is fantastic. We have tried 75 % of the food on the menu and every time it is good. The two ladies who run the place are excellent hosts. Make sure you make a reservation since this establishment is small and cozy. You... More 

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Thank Joanne W
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit and I enjoyed. The place is small and quaint and made up of two rooms. One room has the bar and the other room is the restaurant The food was good along with the service. We tried 5 dishes and were not disappointed in any of them. Really enjoyed the garlic shrimp. My only complaint... More 

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Thank Audrey E
Toronto, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

had the oyster dish, don't remember the name of the dish but it was very filling and tasty. The server, Kathy was very attentive and made useful suggestions. This is a moderately priced restaurant. spent about $37 for a drink, plate of oysters and a bread basket

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Thank Marsabeba
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We called the restaurant about 20 minutes before we wanted to be seated and were invited to come by. We were greeted in a very friendly and welcoming manner and ushered into their intimate dining room. The staff made us feel very welcome and attended to us promptly. The menu was explained perfectly without being overwhelming. Our questions were answered... More 

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Thank Simon S
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have to agree with other reviews, that the service and atmosphere are outstanding. I ordered the mushroom croquettes, but they were 99% potato, so did not enjoy them. The scallops, thought, were the best I have ever eaten.

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Thank Firsttri
St. Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I happened upon this restaurant by chance, and I'm very glad that I did. Excellent selection of tapas with kind and attentive service in an intimate, cozy, and very charming environment. You have a feeling that you're dining in a someone's home. Great food and a varied menu selection (my companion and I shared several plates), and the prices are... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We decided on a whim to find a Tapas bar and found this gem here on TripAdvisor. We where welcomed by Tracy our waitress who by herself lifted our experiance with her charm. The food was fantastic and mouslings we had rank among the best we have ever had ( and we have had a lot :) ). The atmosphere... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I rarely take the time to write a negative review, but this time I unfortunately feel like I have to: we went there based on the great reviews we saw here... And we were very disappointed. We waited for a long time (but the lady serving us was nice I must say), the food was not good and it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Lyon St N, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 5V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-238-0222

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