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Le Baccara - Casino du Lac Leamy

4.7
299 reviews
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CAN$51 and over
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French
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  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
(18+)Proud recipient of the CAA AAA’s Five Diamond rating since 2001, the prestigious Le Baccara restaurant welcomes its guests to an original gourmet experience.
Chefs work in their open kitchen right before diners’ eyes to produce delectable dishes that can be paired with grand cru wines. You may visit the restaurant’s impressive wine cellar where 10,000 bottles from 450 wine producers are stored.
Le Baccara’s fine French cuisine is prepared with market-fresh products and enhanced with exotic accents inspired from culinary traditions around the world.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
French, Contemporary French
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Hours of Operation
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday: 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. (reservations recommended)
Open Monday and Tuesday for groups (reservation required)
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Phone number
(819) 772-6210
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Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Executive Chef
Denis Girard
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Neighbourhood
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Parking Details
Parking is free, and the P5 parking lot can accommodate recreational vehicles (although camping on the site is prohibited).
Valet service is free for Casino Privilèges members, Hilton guests and Le Baccara restaurant customers.
Docks accommodating up to 20 pleasure crafts are available from 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. from mid-May to mid-October (except during special events).
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Public Transit
Bus 21 crosses Ottawa and Gatineau and leads to the Casino du Lac-Leamy.
Bus fares are free for tourists staying at participating Ottawa and Gatineau hotels. Ask hotel reception personnel.
A paid shuttle is available from outside Gatineau and Ottawa. See the Casino’s web site for more details.
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Entertainment
The Casino du Lac-Leamy hosts a whole range of events and shows. See the calendar of events on our web site for more details.
Additional
Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 299 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.8
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Quiet
93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Restaurant de grande classe avec un service impeccable. Nourriture et vin délectable dans une ambiance chaleureuse. On se sent bien à l’aise pour une première visite.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Une très belle expérience, superbe sur toute la ligne.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

My family and I were celebrated the graduation of both our daughters as well as an early Father's Day. The food was absolutely delicious and the creative artistry of the presentation of the food was incredible. We had an incredible view of the river on a sunny day. I cannot think of a better way to celebrate such special occasions. We had a wonderful time and really enjoyed the culinary experience!

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4.0Dined on June 10, 2018

It’s an experience that everyone should enjoy at least once !

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5.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Excellent ! I recommend it for a really good meal and spécial occasions

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Nous avons opté pour le repas sept services. C'est une expérience qu'il faut vivre au moins une fois dans sa vie.

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5.0Dined on June 1, 2018

Presentation was stunning, waiter was phenomenal, view was gorgeous, food was sensational just wish there was more on my plate!

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Incredible food with excellent, friendly and attentive service.

I am looking forward to going back to trying out more of the menu.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Une soirée et un repas de haute qualité. Le service exemplaire, efficace et chaleureux. J'y retournerai certainement.

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

C'est une excellente expérience gastronomique à la hauteur de nos attentes épicuriennes. Nous allons assurément répéter l'expérience 😊. Merci encore de nous avoir octroyer la meilleure table avec une vue magnifique.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Très beau restaurant, très classe et le service impeccable.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2018

This place was fantastic for a quiet evening and quite the culinary experience. Service is exceptionnal and even entertaining outstandingly professioonal

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Quelle soirée mémorable! Nous avons célébré le 65e anniversaire d'une amie et on ne pouvait pas avoir mieux que le Baccara à tous les points de vue mais surtout pour la gastronomie sans pareille. Mille mercis!

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3.0Dined on May 18, 2018

1. La salade était magnifiquement présentée; un délice pour les yeux et pour les papilles.
2. Mon invitée a dû retourner son plat principal : agneau trop cuit car elle l'avait demandé saignant.
3. Mon plat principal (menu 3 services), porcelet, était fade et tiède.
4. Le dessert (menu 3 services) était décevant.
5. Le café était excellent.
6. Le service était compétent et attentionné, tel qu'attendu dans ce type de restaurant.

Somme toute, le repas ne valait sûrement pas les 200$ + dépensés, incluant un verre de vin et une bière sans alcool.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

The restaurant and service was excellent. The prices however are too high.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We had the perfect table with a wonderful view of the Ottawa skyline. The overall experience was amazing!

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Les portions des entrées de foie gras (poêlé et froid) étaient définitivement trop petites. Il faut ajouter du foie gras.
Les desserts ne correspondent pas à la description faite sur le menu.
Le service est exceptionnel y compris celui de la sommelière!
Merci.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

une surprise pour l' est toujours au rendez-vousoeil et le palais
au cours des visites, que ce soit l'entrée chaude et froide, les goûts varient au gré des saisons
et la qualité est toujours au rendez-vous
le poisson est présenté simplement, conservant tout le goût attendu

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3.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Our experience was, unfortunately, not as good as past occasions. Le Baccara may be on its way to loosing one of its diamonds. Menu is apparently "revisited" from dishes that made the restaurant's name. It was not that inspiring. Service, while friendly and professional (long time personnel) was not as attentive as it had been in the past. Washrooms needed attention. An ongoing labour conflict where the kitchen personnel wore construction vests as a sign of protest, did not create a high level of confidence.... Finally, the minimal remaining dress code is not enforced. When we called to enquire, the hostess mentioned that head gear (caps) were not permitted. Yet, they were proudly wore by guests besides us. Baseball caps have no room in any restaurant in my opinion. To see them at Le Baccara?????

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Soirée inoubliable. Service extraordinaire.
Tout était parfait. Nous avons hâte d'y retourner.

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5.0Dined on May 9, 2018

vue pittoresque, la nature et le lac au pied, la ville d'Ottawa en arrière plan
menu varié en changement à tous les mois
produit de la région et du québec
la présentation et les gouts varient d'une saison à l'autre

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

The best restaurant I have ever been. Everything is perfect.

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Great service and the food was delicious. Very classy and a good atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2018

Excellent as always. This restaurant NEVER disappoints. We have been going to Le Baccara for close to twenty years, and always have an outstanding meal and experience. The service matches the food...always excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Always a favourite. The best in Ottawa.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Have a birthday dinner for my wife at Le Baccara last Sunday with our family. The service was top notch with nice atmosphere; also our table overlooked the Ottawa river and the open kitchen. The food was well prepared with good taste. Although it was a bit pricey but money well spent for the experience.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

We were there on Saturday night for dinner. The wine recommendation was superb. We ended up with two bottles. From the service, friendly and engaging to the amuse bouche and all the way through to the dessert we felt welcomed, appreciated and satisfied with every course matching the previous one. My wife raved about the veal and lobster. Quite generous portion given the french style cuisine. I had haddock and shrimps which was very well presented and seared just enough to give the fish a slightly crisp outer sides. Well worth going here, although not for the person who has a hard time pulling out their wallet.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

It was an excellent evening, the food was very good and the service was perfect.

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2.0Dined on April 21, 2018

This restaurant used to be much better. Now it seems like the chef's menu is priced high but the courses are cheap. Less value than expected when spending $1000 for 4 people.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Beautiful spot next to a window. Temperature was quite cool until they turned the heat on. There was a dinner table of 8-10 regulars who were there to party and drink, which ruined the romantic experience. We were disappointed that the restaurant placed us near them.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

I have been coming here for special occasions with my wife and we have found this place to be very classy with a staff that is second to none.
When I want to be pampered and feel like a somebody ,I come to Le Baccara . My compliments to the chefs and to all those who serve us.
Yours sincerely,
Carl and Pam D

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Nous avons apprécié l'atmosphère en cette soirée avec Gregory Charles !

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Souper Gregory Charles. Tout était parfait! Une des plus belles soirées de ma vie!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

accueil amical
menus variés
belle palette de vins
les entrées sont toutes différentes et toujours belles à l'oeil et au palais

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

My wife lost her father to cancer this year. I really wanted to do something special for her. Our experience at your restaurant exceeding all expectations. The attention to every detail was truly outstanding and the food was without question one of the best meals we have ever had. I haven’t see her this happy in months. She actually said she felt like Queen for a night :) Thank you to the staff and chefs for such true passion for what you do. Glenn & Margot Menard

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Nous étions 2 personnes avec des spécificités d'alimentation (allergie et diabète). Nous avions pleinement confiance puisque le serveur a tout de suite prise en note nous référant ainsi les meilleures alternatives dans notre menu. Chaque assiette était identifiée ppur nos besoins. De plus, le menu surprise rempli son mandat. Bravo!

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Le Baccara never disappoints. We had the Menu Degustation (tasting menu) with the selection of premium wines. Both food and wine were beyond exceptional. It may be considered expensive, however for a special occasion it is well worth it.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Des mets succulents présentés avec art. Certitude de ne pas décevoir.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Nous avons reçu un excellent service de tout les employés (es), samedi passé le 7 avril. Nous s'y retournerons, c'est certain.

Merci beaucoup pour la belle soirée inoubliable :))

Christian et Christine Diotte

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Took a 5 course meal. Was asked what I don't like. Enumerated 3 things. 1 of those things was in 3 of the 5 meals. That situation left me disapointed considering the pricepoint and renoun of the place.

Despite that the food was good, would probably have been great if they had chose other meals on the menu to serve me (which there were). The desert was lacking (the donut was dry, had a sauce with 1 ingredient I asked not to have and the ice-cream was flavorless despite being tagged as maple).

Service was impeccable. Vincent, Jocelyn and Danielle were great. Reception was great overall.

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