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About Houston Avenue Bar & Grill - Gatineau

Houston Avenue Bar And Grill is proud to welcome you into our world. We invite you to join us on a culinary adventure that is out of the ordinary. We offer a unique environment that has something for everyone...... You will discover a refined kitchen serving the freshest ingredients available. Our team is looking forward to your visit.

7, boulevard Montclair
Gatineau, QC J8Y 2E2
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Friday - Saturday: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Cross Street:
Boul. du Casino

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(819) 771-0799

Website:
http://www.houstonresto.com/

Private Party Facilities:
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Houston Avenue Bar & Grill - Gatineau can accommodate all of your special event needs.

Private Party Contact:
Patricia Strucka: (855) 657-5826

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Houston Avenue Bar & Grill - Gatineau Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.0

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (14)
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Happy Hour (11)
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Romantic (10)
Cozy (10)
Business Meals (9)
Casual (9)
Good for a Date (9)
Live Sports (8)
Fun (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Live Music (3)
People Watching (3)
Authentic (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Healthy (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Seasonal (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Fit for Foodies (1)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Huge disappointment, food was really cold, we had to wait for nearly 45 minutes then they mixed up our orders, the place is a bit too big for the kitchen to handle the workload.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined 6 days ago

Beaucoup trop chère pour de la nourriture aussi médiocre. Nous étions content d’y aller et le personnel était très gentil, mais ça ne vaut vraiment pas la peine !

Tags: People Watching
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·Dined 7 days ago

Our meals were great, the only issue was our table, very disappointed because of that but the overall was good.
should consider changing that table, I am not a big guy and that table was very uncomfortable.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (Ottawa)·Dined 7 days ago

Wish the server was a little more bilingual, she seemed nervous to talk to us in English and didn’t engage much. You can tell she couldn’t really talk much English.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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 (Ottawa)·Dined 7 days ago

Started our Valentine's Day off right with a romantic atmosphere thanks to the red lights and delicious food. Service was excellent as well!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Excellent service, polie et efficace. Très moderne, tables bien disposées et confortables. Repas et mets bien présentés et montées. Grand stationnement et restaurant bien situé.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on January 26, 2018

everything was great except I ordered my sirloin rare and it was medium well done.Our waiter offered to have anotherone made for me and I said no . Even if it was to well done the taste was excellant so I did not exchange it.
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Tags: Casual
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on January 19, 2018

No issues with Houston. But do not use Open Table for reservations - Open Table always makes errors whenever we try to use the service. Call the restaurant directly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on January 13, 2018

clientèle très jeune 20 - 30 ans, très bruyant. code vestimentaire des serveuses m'a laissé perplexe.

Tags: Bar Seating, Live Sports, Good for Groups
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Le service était lent , la table à côté de nous est arriver après nous et a fini ben avant nous ! Le pourboire est pas obligatoire moi je trouve que 9$ de pourboire sur une facture de 80$ c'est bien pour la lenteur de notre service et on a un un mauvais commentaire de la serveuse face à son pourboire donc plus jamais a se restaurant ( gatineau) pour moi!

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great experience as always! The waitress was amazing and the food succulent.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Cozy, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Food great ...service was amazing...value very acceptable...only downside was the noise level

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Compte tenu que j'avais faite une réservation avec plus de deux semaines d'avis, j'étais légèrement déçu d'être placé à côté du mur avec une petite table de deux. Mais c'est vraiment la seule critique que je pourrais faire. Le service et la nourriture était assez exceptionnel merci.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Local Ingredients, Live Sports, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Booked for a birthday party celebration. Did a wonderful job at catering to us. Food took a little longer then expected but we didn't even notice and the manager send our group a round of shots - unexpected and great! Food was great! Very nice atmosphere and great for groups.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We were a group of 10. Plus at the last minute a family (friends) of 4 joined us. They family arrived before us and left before. It was great that they could sit us together.

However the restaurant made an error on that families bill. To make up for it they gave them a $25 gift card. My friends gave the gift card to me, to use to pay for my Dad's dinner as it was his birthday and the reason we were there. The restaurant would not accept the gift card they just issues.

The food was great and drinks were good. However it was so loud in the restaurant it was hard to have any type of conversation.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Great Food, very affordable, gorgeous looking place

Tags: Casual, Live Sports, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Loud, blasting techno music that makes you want to kill yourself. Food nothing to write home about. Decent that's all.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Good menu, excellent service and hostessing! Would gladly return.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Bonne nourriture, ambiance de resto sportif, bon service et rapide et courtois.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Casual, Live Sports
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We had a great time! The meat was great!
Great place to be!

Tags: Live Music, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Fun, Great Beer
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Nous étions à une table confortable un dimanche soir san musique forte. Nous avons profité du spécial 555. Tous les assiettes était un succès sauf un saumon pas nécessairement cuit à point. Le service d'Annie et prompt et amicale.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great food! Will be back again for another dinner. Great service as well!

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Nous avons fais des reservations pour 19h00 et quand on est arrive on nous a place dans le corridor ce qui n'etait vraiment pas intime et quand j'ai demande d'etre deplace on nous a avise qu'il n'y avait plus de place et quand j'ai mentionne que c'etait notre premiere fois la serveuse est retourne pour nous dire qu'il voulait qu'on revienne et alors ils nous ont deplace sur le poudoir. Apres une longue attente pour le repas on nous a finalement offert du pain et la suite commence avec deux policiers qui entre et parlent avec les gens a cote de nous et font des "breathalaser" ce qui etait vraiment estrange et l'ambiance a ce moment est devenue tres desegrable. La serveuse nous a avise que c'etait un projet pilote. Se n'etait vraiment pas le moment ou la place pour faire ce genre de choses. Si on m'avait avise en entrant je ne serais pas reste. Tres mauvaise experience et je n'y retournerai pas.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Un atmosphère décontracté avec repas de haute qualité. La cuisson du filet mignon était parfaite et les frites étaient chaudes et croustillantes. Le gâteau au carotte était généreux et succulent. Notre serveuse était très gentille et attentionnée. Le seul bémol était une musique beaucoup trop forte. C'était une première expérience qui sera définitivement renouvellée!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on August 16, 2017

Cuisine excellente mais facture qui équivaut à 2 semaines d'épicerie pour 1entrée partagée, 2 steaks,et une bouteille de vin. Je ne crois pas qu'on peux y retourner à toute les semaines.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on August 15, 2017

We were happy with the experience and the value! Definitely worth the trip

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Almost 100% great except my husband ordered a $35 steak and the sauce was very bitter so he requested a little bit of BBQ sauce and was brought a tiny cup of it and charged $3.00 for it! The money isn't the point but we should definitely have been notified that it was $3.00 for such a small amount.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Great steaks cooked to order. Good salmon option for non-steak lovers.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Food was delicious and our servers were exceptional. Our main server even asked if I wanted my son's utensils and silicone plate cleaned. This was the first time I've been offered for such service.

Everyone at our table agreed that they would be back, particularly for the tacos, variety of tartares and carpaccio!

Tags: Fun, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Good for a Date
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on June 10, 2017

The service was horrible. Our table was not ready after 15 mins of waiting we had a reservation for 12 people. We did not get asked for our order until I had to flag down the waitress myself after almost an hour of waiting already. I asked for my filet mignon med rare it came mes-well. The waitress was no where to be found to let her know and since it had been an hour and 45 mins by the time the food arrived I was starving. Waitress came around 25 mins later ans when I told her about my steak she argued with me that it's how they cook it. It was unacceptable of her to talk to me that way and they offered no apology at all. I will never go back and will discourage anyone of going.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Le service était médiocre, beaucoup d'erreurs concernant les assiettes. Je me suis senti pressé à commander et manger par le personnel de service. Sans mentionner les 4 appels téléphoniques et le courriel pour un rappel de réservation et m'indiquer qu'une réservation de groupe était prévu après mon passage. J'avais l'impression que je dérangeait avant d'y arriver. Mon breuvage était chaud. Prix dispendieux pour l'expérience.. L'habillement des filles me déplaisait, trop provocateur, robe très ajusté , trop courte et décolté .Inapproprié pour la salle a manger. Je suis très déçu de ma sortie a ce restaurent.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on June 5, 2017

Le seul bémol à été de constater qu'en 2017, les jeunes serveuses doivent encore s'habiller de façon trop sexy pour un restaurant. Une jolie robe noire sans décolleté profond et moins serrée serait à la fois moins malhaisant pour les clients et beaucoup plus confortable pour les serveuses. Une suggestion fortement recommandée pour une chaîne de restaurant de votre niveau.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on May 2, 2017

L'accueil très formel. Le service par M.Dominic fut très professionnel, connaissant bien son menu et ses suggestions furent appréciés. Par contre le décors est très agressif.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Beautiful ambiance
Staff very friendly!!!!
Food was fantastic!!!!!

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Hot Spot
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on February 9, 2017

La serveuse Amy est géniale. Elle mérite bcp de remerciement

Tags: Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Cozy
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on January 31, 2017

Nice place for a business lunch or farewell dinner.

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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 (Toronto)·Dined on January 27, 2017

J'adore le Houston, très bonne bouffe, bon choix de boissons, excellent service, ambiance stimulante

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Live Sports, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Nous sommes allés souper pour le réveillon du jour de l'an et ce que trouve plate il manquait beaucoup de sorte de vin. À part cela la bonne très bonne, prix raisonnable

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Nous n'avons pas aimé etre assis en haut. Aucune ambiance.

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 (Ottawa)·Dined on December 21, 2016

Il faisait extrêmement froid. Mes copines et moi avons mangé avec notre manteau d'hiver sur le dos. Pas très agréable.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Live Sports
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