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££ - £££, , Vegetarian Friendly
88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7, Canada
+1 819-600-7643
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“bison tartare” (12 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“salt cod” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
Wine Bar, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's so much more than a wine bar. The food is outstanding. The charcuterie is just fine with two great pates and good cured meats. The potato, leek and bacon soup - so good. The quail delicious, walleye outstanding, both nicely presented with great savory...More

Thank IntSommelier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last year while in Ottawa, we read about Soif which sounded lovely, so off we went. However, it was closed due to a holiday. On a return visit to Ottawa this August, we decided to try again. We were neither welcomed in a friendly manner...More

Thank Voyageons7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I spent a lovely evening at Soif, catching up on each others' lives while we sampled some of the beautiful food and wines available at this Gatineau winebar. While the food offerings are small plate, we easily made a full meal from...More

Thank Leslie F
Reviewed 16 September 2018

The Soif Bar à vin is a casual restaurant and wine bar setting broken into several rooms at 88 rue Montcalm in Gatineau, QC, an unpretentious venue, but blessed with an astounding collection of two hundred select wines to enhance their tapas-like food menu, itself...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We sat at the bar a couple weeks ago and had an amazing experience with Gabriel. Food was amazing, we made our way through the whole menu! Great sharing items running from $10-$18. The highlight for us though was the bar. The wine and cider...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Despite an initial bumpy start to our relationship with Soif, my husband and I recently had a perfect evening with excellent service, food and wine. Soif went out of their way to win us over and back and they succeeded. This restaurant is one of...More

Thank Jocelyn S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We were a party of 12 for dinner at Soif and having reserved in advance on a busy day, we had them choose a dinner menu and wine paring for all of us. It turned out that there was food that everyone absolutely devoured. The...More

1  Thank Merrill M
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We visited Soif as a foursome, none of us had dined there before though it was highly recommended. We loved all the dishes we ordered and particularly enjoyed the 2oz wine flights which were great value and a good opportunity to try wines that you...More

Thank rosebud98
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Went back as last time was great, sadly utterly disappointed this time. The seats (cork stools) were really uncomfortable after 30-45 min, the large group was so loud you could not have a conversation (and the staff ignored the issue). The service was ok at...More

1  Thank Peter_Bomberg
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Amazing wine bar with tapas. Don't go expecting to leave stuffed but definitely tipsy. I eat here every change of season as the menu changes regularly. The menu is a limited selection of small plates based around seasonal ingredients. Excellent for sharing. My wife and...More

Thank azytnic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau, Quebec J8X 2L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Gatineau
  • Phone Number: +1 819-600-7643
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