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About Bazille – Nordstrom Rideau Centre

This full-service restaurant with a casually sophisticated atmosphere features bistro cuisine and a full bar. Enjoy fresh salads, specialty entrées, signature cocktails, a wine list and housemade desserts.

Enjoy locally sourced fresh salads, specialty entrées, signature cocktails, a wine list and house made desserts. Dine inside or on our peaceful rooftop terrace on top of the Rideau Centre.

50 Rideau St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J7
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm

**as of April 15th**
Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm

Cross Street:
Rideau Centre

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(613) 788-6110

Website:
http://shop.nordstrom.com/st/nordstrom-rideau-centre#restaurants

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We are happy to accomodate any special occasion you and your friends, family, or coworkers wish to celebrate with us. Please call our restaurant and speak with one of our managers to arrange your event.

Bazille – Nordstrom Rideau Centre Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Cozy (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Great for Brunch (7)
Business Meals (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Fun (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Healthy (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
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Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
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Afternoon Tea (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vegan (3)
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Hot Spot (3)
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Good for Birthdays (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Tapas (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined on January 9, 2018

I have several food allergies, and the staff at Bazille handled them without any fuss or drama.

My menu options are limited because of the allergies, so I chose the pan seared chicken paillard. The chicken was cooked perfectly and the greens were wonderfully fresh. For dessert, I shared the banana-chocolate creme brulee with my husband. I would go back again just for that dessert.

Thank you!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Healthy
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 9, 2018

The food was really good, excellent and attentive service - I will definitely go back!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Casual, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Great food and fair prices. The menu is varied, service is alwats great. Frank was oudd servee foir the kast 3 visits. 2 thumbs up!

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Our server was great but the French onion soup was extremely salty and so were the fries. The blackened chicken burger was ok. However the margarita pizza was good.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on January 3, 2018

I ordered the French onion soup. While quite good (could have done with a little less salt) it was a challenge to eat in that the melted cheese stretched an arm's length when lifted from the surface of the bowl. Not something one would serve to Queen Elizabeth.

My main course was the berry and fig salad. Always good only this time the chef omitted to add blackberries.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Saturday is a busy day but service was still very good. My server apologized multiple times for the delays but I was in no rush. The food was excellent as always and worth my wait. I had the grilled chicken with angel hair pasta. Wasn't very heavy but still filling.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Excellentes pizzas et belle ambiance dans un très beau magasin 👍👌

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Casual
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Staff were excellent in all aspects.
Food was good.
One of our favourite spots in Ottawa for a casual bite.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Pre-show dinner before Christmas Carol with the whole family.

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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Lunch at Bazille is a highlight in a shopping trip to the Rideau Center. Good food and great service.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Casual, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Enjoyable food. Chocolate brownie dessert very decadent and for sharing only as it was HUGE!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Tea, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 19, 2017

I had lunch at the Bazille a few times with friends or colleagues. The food quality is consistently good, so is the service, always friendly and professional. My favourite dishes are sautéed chicken with angel hair pasta and warm Asian glazed chicken salad.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Onion soup amazing!!! Shrimp salad amazing!!!! And loved the Brussels sprout appetizer ... we will be back 👍

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 16, 2017

I have dined at Bazille many times and this was the best experience so far. Service and food were perfect.

Tags: Casual, People Watching, Quick Bite
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

Absolutely loved the food and the service was great!

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Casual, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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vip
 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 15, 2017

It was bitterly cold outside so I ordered the hearty Onion Soup. It was very tasty with lots of onions and a very good melted cheese topping. I also ordered the club sandwich which was delicious. The french fries are constantly good. It comes with olive aioli however one can order ketchup and vinegar as well.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Casual, Afternoon Coffee, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 15, 2017

This was my first time at Bazille and was recommended by a colleague. The food was fantastic and I am looking forward to returning in the future. A.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 14, 2017

the service was awful; the food was not up to par with what I had expected
my red wine was too warm; the asian salad looked and tasted like it had been sitting under a lamp for hours; the server not very attentive and the restauant was not full. overall a bad experience and I will likely never tetue

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Food is very good and service also. However, like its American counterpart, portions are much too large.

Tags: Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Great restaurant, delicious food and attentive service. Perfect location, convenient for shoppers. Very pricy, especially for the prossecco. Would love to go there more regularly, but hard on the pocketbook.

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 10, 2017

We have been numerous times to Bazille however their food portion size seems to shrink more and more every time we went. We rather that they increase the price by a few dollars than cutting drastically on the portion size.

Tags: Casual
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Service was very slow. It took the server a long time to come to our table to take our order. It also took forever until she came back and we had to hunt her down for the bill. The food was great!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, People Watching
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Pleasant, young, modern, and excellent, creative food. But a little too noisy. Very difficult to maintain a conversation, unless one is given a table for 2 against the wall. One of us is 70 and I am 81, so it helped. Will go back! I gave 5 stars for the service because each we dealt with was very nice and friendly, yet professional - when they managed to come to our table as they are quite busy. I gave 4 stars for Value as it is not exactly cheap...

Tags: Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 28, 2017

They have pleasant waiting staff and greeters. Great quality food and drink always. Staff attentive but do not rush you.
Always great to be able to pop in and know you will have a lovely meal.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Comfort Food, Seasonal
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Always a great choice for a great meal and drinks in a trendy urban setting!

Tags: Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

It was a birthday dinner out, and I had high expectations. I ordered the salmon entree, and the salmon came out smelling very fishy (which I think means it may have been bad?). I only tried a couple of bites, but it was also extremely dry. The service was also very slow even though the restaurant was almost empty.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Delicious meal! Loved the black pepper clams and the Irish coddle!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This is one of my favourite restaurants for lunch in Ottawa. The food is always excellent and the service is friendly and professional. The restaurant has a wonderful atmosphere: a well designed space and welcoming staff.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Service could have been a bit better. Waitress took away our cutlery after the appetizer, and didn't bring fresh with the meal. It was hard to get someone's attention to get cutlery. Didn't bring water. Always serve water!

Tags: Business Meals, Casual, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Excellent service but salad nicotine was lacklustre and quite expensive. Usually the food is excellent though but not this time.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Fit for Foodies, Afternoon Tea
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Everything ok except the noise level which spoils everything

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vip
 (Ottawa)·Dined on October 22, 2017

As usual the food and service was exceptional! It’s our favorite Ottawa restaurant.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on October 21, 2017

I always enjoy coming to Bazille. A little surprised that the Chicken Caesar salad was removed from the menu but was total still available to order. The server said that while I could still order it that it was no longer offered at the inexpensive rate that it once was and therefore removed from the menu and that Bazille no longer wanted it on the menu because of that rate and would just be adding a couple of dollars to it. I do enjoy that salad....not because I am looking to pay an inexpensive price for a meal but because at 650 calories it is lower than a lot of the other entrees available and that is why I enjoy ordering it. I also don't feel that a $17.50 salad should be now removed from a menu as if it is a cheap price salad. It is an enjoyable salad - don't understand the pretense?

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Food and service was good. Enjoyed our birthday outing as we rarely go downtown.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 18, 2017

It was a delicious meal and the service was superb!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Ottawa)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Service slower than usual. Coffee of French press really too strong.

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vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Bien. Moins bon que ceux que j'ai essayé en Floride.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 4, 2017

There are a few other menus not listed on line so there are expanded seasonal choices . I had a special lamb shank / cous cous that was delish . Friendly waiter also brought bread & olives to the table. Salmon on salad nicoise was overcooked even though we requested to be cook lightly. Only other negative was the high priced desserts.

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

I will be back especially to try afternoon tea and possibly the tasting menu. I can't recommend for anything else as I have only been once for lunch

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

Did not have the complete menu.
The crab bisque was not more than a tomato soup with spices
It was my third visti in a few months.
Locaitn is great but this time disapointing meal for a lot of money

Tags: Great for Lunch
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