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“Great food”

Monte's Riverside Inn
Ranked #10 of 98 Restaurants in Ottawa
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Arrived late in evening, no reservation. Seated immediatly. Large menu -many items. Servings were more than one can eat. Service was outstanding. This restaurant next to the Fox River on north side of town. Been in business for many many years. This was a return visit for me after a very long time. Did not disappoint.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

How often can you find delicious trending recipe foods in a supper club atmosphere of the past where you sit in old rustic booths that are spacious enough to fit four wide?! We felt treated as royalty even though we had never been here before. Our server was very knowledgeable and patient and never rushed us (where does THAT happen anymore?). We enjoyed a huge fried walleye fillet with rice and sweet potato fries and a side salad, while another guest devoured a huge cut of prime rib with baked potato, vegetable and side salad. Total bill for four of us was $133. A little high if you're looking for a casual dinner but for the experience and quality and atmosphere, definitely worth eating here when in the area! You won't be disappointed!

1  Thank Northwoodsmoose
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Subdued lighting and European deco perfect for our special night out. Plenty of light to read menus by. Chicken piccata was seasoned to perfection and hubby's shrimp very meaty. Nice selection of cocktails. Prices a little on the high side, but service and flavor worth it. Soup that night was stuffed pepper. Unusual, but oh sooo good. Came with two giant, soft breadsticks for the two of us. Someone was already booking a party for New Years Eve. Would return to try something else. Closed on Mondays. Open at 5 p.m. and close at 8:30 during week. Kids menu available. Separate bar area.

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Thank roadtripmajik
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

What was once an upscale but affordable place to eat has turned into an overpriced has been. Used to be such a fun place to eat because it was booming and it used to be open for lunch and dinner was always busy. Now it's only open certain evenings, limited menu - steaks are ridiculously overpriced. It makes no sense to eat there when you can buy a week's worth of groceries. One has to ask when looking at the prices how much is a steak actually worth? Oh, and be careful, you might get charged for just looking at the menu. I believe desperation has set it along with shrinkflation.

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1  Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I would recommend Monte’s for a dinner for sure. The food was really good; they steak was cooked to perfection! Service was also very good - the ladies in the bar were great; very attentive and made sure that you didn’t leave waiting on them!

From a price perspective; maybe they are pushing the envelope a bit on price; but I think the service received and the quality of the food can warrant it.

1  Thank farmtraveler83
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