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So Good Restaurant

717 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6P7, Canada
+1 613-233-0138
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tofu” (9 reviews)
“pepper salt” (6 reviews)
“general tao” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
717 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6P7, Canada
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1 - 10 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but amazing place with great selection. My family and I go every few months and the owner and staff are always exceptionally friendly. They cater to gluten free and are very knowledgeable about gluten free items. The service is always fast...More

Thank R6161CKsarahs
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The vegetable egg rolls are amazing. Kids had General Tao, spicy or unspicy. Soups were good too. Unassuming place, very helpful service.

1  Thank Julie F
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Friendly fast service. Dine-in or take-out. Large menu with various food, offering Cantonese, Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai selections. Street parking.

1  Thank bestfamilyadventures
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The menu at this restaurant is challenging, with page after page of tempting dishes from China, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Once you make your selection, however, the food appears within minutes. Despite being pre-prepared, it is uniformly delicious.

Thank John12345562
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

A great place to grab a late dessert before they close at 10. They always have a great selection of cheese cakes, fancy cakes and fun.

1  Thank KanMaple
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I knew I'd like this place, in the heart of Ottawa's Chinatown, as soon as we walked in......looked like one of those old 'hole in the wall' Chinese Restaurants I used to go to in Vancouver's China Town when Vancouver's Chinatown restaurants were still good....More

Thank LarryTheRadioGuy
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Looks like a typical Chinese dive, both inside and outside. Very nice service - friendly, kind and efficient. After sing an hour long line up at Mandarin Ogilvie, simply called to see if there was a wait. A man answered that we could get table...More

Thank Maxim B
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been going to So Good for over 10 years. There are many reasons for this. One of the big reasons is that Peter (the owner), goes out of the way to make food that my brother can eat even when...More

Thank aneums3
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Phoned in our order for pick up. After a 20 minute drive, we were pleased that the order was already ready during a busy time (Saturday at 6:30pm). Ordered vegetarian fried rice, cream corn soup w/chicken, broccoli w/lemon grass and garlic sauce, kung po tofu...More

Thank Darren O
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was first introduced to this restaurant after I moved to the Ottawa area when I asked a colleague stationed in the Far East, where is the best Chinese food? He took me here and I haven't looked back and that was 1996. It is...More

Thank Harold M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-0138
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