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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

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (19)
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Afternoon Coffee (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
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Sunday Lunch (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Quick Bite (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
People Watching (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Business Meals (7)
Cozy (6)
Fun (6)
Healthy (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Great for Brunch (5)
Good for a Date (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Organic (3)
Tapas (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Romantic (2)
Happy Hour (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

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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 (Ottawa)·Dined 3 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 7 days ago

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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 (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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 (Montreal)·Dined on October 7, 2017

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

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 (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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·Dined on September 27, 2017

The chicken breast in the salad was too dry. The bread sticks stale. My friend 's salmon over Cooked. We lill not recommend the restaurant, we will Not go back there again.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Excellent service as usual. We are regulars

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 22, 2017

All around good experience.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Ordered the berry and fig salad. It was large and full of blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, the odd raspberry and candied almonds. Lots of fig pieces. Recommended.

Tags: Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The changed their menu. The choices and quality of the food is not as good. Service started good and then ended poorly. Music was a little loud towards the end of the evening.

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 (Montreal)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The settings is gorgeous and serene, lovely roof top, great landscaping, quiet, excellent service and food. There is a 6pm menu which is made of small plates, great for a quick drop in. Meals are very good, service friendly, professional and knowledgable. A peaceful oasis in the middle of downtown Ottawa.

Tags: Good for a Date, Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Toronto)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Love this location for a great pre-NAC cocktail and super. Can't get enough of the brussel sprouts!! Like that the cocktail menu changes for variety. Thanks!

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on September 21, 2017

Always great food and choices. Staff is always top notch.

Tags: Romantic, People Watching, Quiet Conversation, Tapas, Quick Bite, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Tea, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on September 13, 2017

Amy daughter and I ate on a wonderful outside patio. She had the calamari and French fries and I had a cesear salad. All was delicious, including a lovely glass of Procecco. A terrific mother daughter lunch and shopping.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Casual, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite
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vip
 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Good food with warm and friendly service in a beautiful settings.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Cozy, Healthy, Organic, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

We had lunch before starting our Sunday afternoon of clothes shopping and chose Bazille because it was so convenient. I made a reservation just in case it was busy but it was not overly crowded. Nevertheless, they saved us one of the best seats in the house. My elderly mother, my young niece and I had a hard time choosing from the menu because everything looked delicious. In the end, all 3 of us chose the club sandwich and it was delicious! All of the servers were very friendly and our waitress was very attentive and kind. We would definitely eat at Bazille again.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 6, 2017

I ordered the calamari appetizer. It used to come with a sweet and spicy dip. This time the dip was insipid and added nothing to the calamari. The squid was oily and the breading fell off several pieces.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on August 30, 2017

Un service sympathique et chaleureux et une cuisine simple mais toujours de grande qualité; les ingredients sont frais et bien apprêtés. Les calories sont présentées sur le menu, ce qui rend leurs délicieux desserts plus difficiles à commander mais aide à faire un bon choix pour les plats principaux. Seul bémol : le service est résolument unilingue anglais.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 23, 2017

Great atmosphere, good service, delicious food

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vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Nice room. Good service and yummy food.
A very pleasant place to have lunch.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on August 22, 2017

A pleasant spot for lunch, particularly on the terrace. Overpriced considering this is cafeteria style (no tablecloths, cutlery wrapped in the napkin, etc.). Very loud. Wine is exorbitantly priced, more expensive by the glass than in Signatures at le Cordon Bleu. We boycotted it. Ridiculous that one has to go downstairs to get an espresso or cappuccino. Good staff.

Tags: Healthy
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·Dined on August 17, 2017

Toujours une belle expérience ! Service et qualité des repas hors pairs !

Tags: Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Cozy
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