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The Dominion Tavern

Byward Market Area
Pub, Canadian
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33 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
+1 613-241-7706
11:00 - 02:00
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Calgary, Canada
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for some drinks and some pool games after dinner on a Friday night. There are a variety of beers--also in the quart size.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I go to Dominion Tavern for the right priced beer (especially the "tall ones"), good service with a smile and the patio at the back. People there are relaxed and welcoming. Pool tables available (2 or 3 tables I believe). Bathroom downstairs It's no luxurious décor or furniture but you go there as you know what you'll expect. Not pretentious... More 

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2012

I have been getting obscenely intoxicated in this lovely venue for almost twenty years now. I no longer live in the city, but I do try to be shambolic at least once a year. The chip shack next door has better food, but the toxic pickled eggs are always recommended.

1 Thank Pen N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

They get their food from downstairs, I think a separate kitchen place or something. Not sure. Only ordered wings once. This is more of a place for interesting happenings (midnight till 2:30am) and inexpensive beer. Nice patio, often full past midnight. Lots of characters. Just don't judge. Anyone goes to the Dom, older folk, younger weirdos, hardcore punks, drunks, cute... More 

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Jiaozuo, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2009

Love it. Wonderful punk scene in Ottawa.

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Reviewed 27 February 2008

Now *this* is a dive! Do they serve food?

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Reviewed 13 December 2007

a three due to the ambience

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Restaurant Details

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Pub, Canadian
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-7706

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