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RARE Restaurant & Bar - CLOSED

570 Kanata Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1K5, Canada
+1 613-254-7273
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“caesar salad” (15 reviews)
“spicy shrimp” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
All hours
American, French, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
570 Kanata Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1K5, Canada
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91 - 100 of 167 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2014

I have eaten at Rare restaurant at least 5 times, and always with a wonderful group of friends and we are all happy with their food and service. Some of us can't have milk or gluten and the chef and server always makes sure our...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I went there about a year ago with a party of about 20 people for my birthday. Great food, Great service, Great atmosphere. Will definitely be back.

Thank trayvon456
Reviewed 24 March 2014

I have eaten at Rare restaurant many times. It is a tradition to take my Mother here on Mothers Day. The food is excellent and the service is impeccable. You will be happy you ate here.

Thank TheGrillSmith
Reviewed 18 March 2014

My girlfriend and I visited Ottawa recently for a weekend getaway and to celebrate her birthday. Her favorite meal is a good steak dinner and she loves Fois Gras. So when I saw the Filet Mignon with seared Fois Gras on the menu I was...More

2  Thank MitchB852
Reviewed 16 March 2014

My family and friends planned my 60th birthday party at Rare Restaurant and Bar. I was the most wonderful evening. The party organizers can't say enough about the helpful staff, from organizing the seating ,the menu and the cd presentation. To start off the guests...More

Thank Micheline S
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Cant say enough...if you want a great restaurant with consistent quality in Kanata...this is it! Try it to believe it!

Thank DAJKanata
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Have to say this was lovely. My meal was just great, my steak cooked to perfection at the requested medium rare, similarly mu husband's at rare. The cuts were nicely aged and were tender and tasty. There really isn't anything to add. Steak entrees will...More

Thank Sunsequitur
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Food is prepared exquisitely with a wide variety of flavours in one meal. If you are looking to increase your vegetable intake, this is the place to visit. Each taste of food is unique and delicious...The restaurant can be very romantic or a fun place...More

Thank Annie62_42
Reviewed 15 February 2014

We went to Rare last Saturday. Six of us in total. I was hesitant as my wife an I love a great atmosphere and wasn't sure if Rare fit the bill. All I can say is wow. The D.J had the tunes pumping which made...More

Thank BigV82
Reviewed 11 February 2014

We heard this was a great restaurant and it lived up to expectations. We had a group of 14 so that presented a challenge in itself. We were placed in the front, as requested, so that we could hear the live music (Jeff Rogers -...More

Thank foxhillOttawa
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$19 - US$28
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 22:00
23:30 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Kanata Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-254-7273
  • E-mail
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