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Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar, Ottawa, ON

Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar

4.4
4.4
1171 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Contemporary Asian
Inspired by the street food of Southeast Asia, SIDEDOOR Restaurant offers an elegant, sharing-style dining experience sure to bring people together. Available for dine-in or takeout, we are renowned for our fresh, local produce and our unique use of exotic spices and ground curries. Chef Ben Landreville has created a tantalizing menu, placing an emphasis on Asian-inspired tacos and main dishes. Don't forget to end your dining experience with warm, hand-made donuts sure to please your sweet tooth!

We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 11 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Asian
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (613) 562-9331
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Ben Landreville
  • Private party facilities
    With it's grand space, private room, semi-private bar and stone walls SIDEDOOR is a great place for anything from a corporate event, family gathering to a wedding or rehearsal dinner.
  • Private party contact
    Candace Power: (613) 562-9331
  • Neighbourhood
    ByWard Market
  • Cross Street
    Sussex
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine

What 1,171 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Ottawa

    Healthy

  • Ottawa

    Healthy

1,171 Reviews
  1. Dae08

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful space, lovely staff, and amazing food. Perfect for a date night or a nice business dinner.

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  2. MichS

    Ottawa

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had lunch on their patio was well shaded with umbrellas and the Bento box was so filling I almost had to skip dinner. We had limited time and the service was quick and on point so much so we did the whole lunch in 45 mins. Always a pleasure to dine at Sidedoor one of my favorite placea in the city.

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  3. KimD

    Greater Boston

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 28, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Will definitely be back if we are ever in Ottawa. The food was unique, beautiful and delicious. A foodie friend recommended we go. We made a reservation early and in advance of our trip as we had a flight to catch. We had an unbelievably stressful day as we weren't visiting Ottawa for fun. This was to be a treat for us before heading home. However, in a completely empty restaurant we were sat beside a family with two loud and obnoxious children. It was difficult to truly enjoy our experience. Why? Why in an empty room you would do this I will not understand. My adult sons made it to the restaurant first and didn't ask to be moved and when my husband and I arrived it seemed difficult to make the request. I guess the waiter did say the restaurant was going to be busy later but there were plenty of other quieter locations when we left. It's just wrong in many levels. Families are noisy. Why the table right beside them?

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Amazing server. Amazing food! Took the chefs tasting menu and we were overwhelmed with the flavours and the portions. Amazing

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had a fish taco and the dumplings - perfectly delicious!

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and service! The donuts were amazing!

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  7. Nine

    Toronto

    8 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The server forgot part of our order. We did not get all of the entrees that we ordered.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Puerto Vallarta

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Hi. The four of us each had tapas - excellent. We also had the mango salad - again, excellent. Vietnamese pancake - three shrimp for four people? But very good. Hangar steak - excellent. Braised Beef - for the price the meat should be better than stewing beef, but it was tender. Sides - naan bread - excellent, fries - soggy - shouldn't they be somewhat crisp? Kimchi - my son (former chef, just back from southeast Asia) said his is better. Rice - well, rice is just rice, isn't it?

    1 person found this helpful

  9. KUMbln

    Berlin

    32 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was really delicious. We had to wait a little bit to place our order but besides that the service was good. The atmosphere is really nice but it was a little bit loud. But nevertheless Sidedoor is worth to visit.

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  10. Charlie

    Ottawa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amaaaaazing service! Very busy Saturday but they took such good care of our table. Drinks were great, food was great, and we were sat at a quieter table as requested so we could easily hear each other. Overall, we had a wonderful time and would visit again!

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FAQs

Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 1171 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 11 times today
Google Map for Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar

18 B York Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 5T5

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Sussex
  • Neighbourhood
    ByWard Market
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Mon–Sat 12:00 pm–4:00 pm Dinner Mon–Sat 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    CAN$30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary Asian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Ben Landreville
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wine
  • Phone number
    (613) 562-9331
  • Private party facilities
    With it's grand space, private room, semi-private bar and stone walls SIDEDOOR is a great place for anything from a corporate event, family gathering to a wedding or rehearsal dinner.
  • Private party contact
    Candace Power: (613) 562-9331
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