Milestones Grill + Bar - Lansdowne Park

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288 Reviews
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CAN$30 and under
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Global, International
We have a thing for stories. We tell ours through our fresh ingredients and our passion for the plate. Twenty-five years ago, the Milestones story began in Vancouver on Denman Street. Today, we span coast-to-coast, with locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Newfoundland and Saskatchewan.
It's the passion in our recipes that makes a visit to Milestones truly unforgettable. Whether you come for a favorite meal or love trying new and trendy dishes, Milestones is all about great food without the pretension. We're an impromptu meeting place for friends and a cozy spot for date nights. We're familiar and friendly, but always on the cutting-edge. We're nights to remember and remarkable flavours to savour. That's how we set the table at Milestones. Be part of the story...
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Global, International, Contemporary American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Lunch
Daily 12:00 pm–4:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu, Sun 4:00 pm–11:00 pm
Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–12:00 am
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Phone number
(613) 695-1669
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jeff Dell
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Private party facilities
We can accommodate groups of up to 100 in our lounge, with a stage available for entertainment, full A/V access and customizable menus. Our private dining room seats 16 and is fully AV equipped. It"s the perfect spot for meetings, intimate gatherings or to watch the game with the guys! Call to Book!
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Private party contact
Allison Seguin: (613) 695-1669
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Bank Street
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Parking details
The parking garage is accessible from Bank Street and from Queen Elizabeth Drive. There is free street parking in surrounding neighbourhoods, all within a 5 minute walk from the complex.
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Public transit
Bank Street, Routes 1 and 7.
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Entertainment
Live Music Thursdays! 7:00 pm until Late. 4$ Craft Beer, 4$ Bar Rail and 3$ Spicebox.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 288 People Are Saying
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NW
Ottawa
133 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

There are a few new menu items of which one is the great steak frites. I especially enjoyed the fried root veggies instead of the regular fries. The only drawback is eating in the bar area because they close off the dining room when not busy.

KP
Calgary
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service on a very busy night. Thank you for accommodating our Vegetarian friends with regular menu substitutions beyond the Special Event menu, and for keeping fresh pints flowing during your excellent Happy Hour. Even with a full house, the acoustics still allowed us to have a great conversation without raising our voices. A great time was had by all and we easily made our comedy show before the infamous Landsdowne long lineups. Thanks to everyone who made out moments at Milestones memorable.

AT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s such a perfect location! The atmosphere was quiet but still lively enough to feel comfortable. We had a very attentive waiter which made all the difference. The food is just great quality and creatively served.

JS
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great food, relatively quick, priced right compared to other high-end restaurants.

EJ
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall1food2service2ambience2

The burger was not worth 18$. The fries were cold. drinks were alright but nothing special. Overall just not worth the price!

CC
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience2

we are routine customers and need to make you aware of our most recent visit.
The service was extremely slow and my son’s steak was cold when it finally came 5 mins after everyone else’s.
The service was also poor when it came to customer service.

RB
Montreal
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience2

Food was barely acceptable. As for ambiance the windows nest to out table were very dirty.

JM
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, nice atmosphere, pleasant service, a great evening.

NW
Ottawa
134 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

They shut down dining room when business is quiet. Bar & Dinner patrons were all put in the bar area which can be noisy. Food was very enjoyable. The mediterranean chicken & steak frites were perfectly cooked. Staff were very personable & efficient.

T
Ottawa
29 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

My mother told me that if I don’t have anything nice to say then say nothing - enough said

CT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great service. I like the new menu - lots of interesting choices. We arrived after the lunch rush and the only seating offered is in the bar. I don’t like the ambience or TVs on with sports. Not what I’m looking for at a nice lunch.

SC
Nashville
9 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall3food2service1ambience3

We ordered drinks as soon as we sat down however our main course arrived and still no drinks. The quality of food was average at best and we felt like our server had too many tables in her section to keep everyone happy. Overall it was not a great experience.

DL
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

When you pay good money you want value for it. We have been to this location 3 times now and we are always disappointed compared to other Milestones. I ordered the salad which is suppose to have strawberries and pecans. I got 3 slices of strawberry thinly cut less than one whole strawberry and no pecans. When I asked for pecans for my salad I got pecan dust in a very small serving. I ordered chicken with my salad and barely got a quarter of a small chicken breast and you charge extra for this. We spent more than $100 (2) for our meal and it seems like the restraurant is try to skimp on the servings. Not sure I will go back to this location because this has been the experience each time. Very disappointing!

OT
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great date night at Milestones - Lansdowne! The service was excellent, the food was phenomenal and the atmosphere lively. Will definitely return! Recommended!

NW
Ottawa
134 reviews
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The seafood pasta was ordered with a different sauce of garlic cream which was a perfect balance. We felt insulted because they wouldn't accept an expired app coupon although the waiter took it with our choice & nothing was said until the bill came.

A
1 review
Dined on July 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great view from their patio! The service was excellent and the food, yummy!

C
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

My wife and I have always loved going to Milestones our whole relationship. And this time we went for our anniversary. I still enjoy when we go, I just find maybe we aren't the demographic being targeted anymore. Theres a lack of simple appetizer I would order and the meat sizes offered keep shrinking.

ER
Atlantic City
2 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience3

We were chastised by your company for not showing up at the reservation, when in fact we did. I gather that the hostess did not mark our name off the list. My husband’s meal which was the prime rib, it was very very fatty. Not worth the price. My meal was excellent. Unfortunately that night there was an electronica music festival. Which caused a lot of loud bass pounding throughout the entire evening. The service was excellent though

KR
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing it was our daughters graduation and she brought a slice of complementary cheesecake with a sparkler took photos for us and was always checking if we needed anything else frequently ! Great experience

PP
Ottawa
10 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for friends to get together and chat. The restaurant was easily accessible, tables are set up to be conducive for small groups to talk. Great place overall.

RT
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

The food was overall fine. I had brunch:

Whole grain toast (good, probably sourdough, nicely toasted, and no butter like I requested. I wish you had 100% whole wheat option as well)
No meat - You could offer vegetarian sausage/bacon instead of offering sliced tomatoes or avocado
Potatoes - Average but the garlic butter tasted like powdered garlic
Poached eggs - This was the main problem - they are cooked in vinegar water and the whites still tasted like vinegar. Also they weren't drained properly so they were sitting in a pool of vinegar water in the dish. If you must use vinegar water, then I would suggest trimming away the outer part of the white that is whispy and absorbs most of the vinegar flavour, retaining only the smooth, firm whites.

KG
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very slow service! It took 10 minutes to get our drinks! It wasn’t that busy in there either. They forgot that we both ordered waters and I originally ordered a coffee as well. I didn’t bother asking for the coffee because I figured it would have taken yet another 10 minutes! I did want my water and did ask for it. It took a few minutes to get it. I made sure I checked my bill to see if she charged me for the coffee and luckily she didn’t! I still tipped because our server was very informative about my seafood allergy. So, I appreciate she looked out for my health.

A
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience4

Special menu and there was no notice.

AL
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience2

I would only recommend this location for Drink and Apps on the bar side. Took my mom out for Mother's day brunch, and the service was sub-par. Relatively new server, which is fine and encouraged, however, it was apparent that there is no team work at this location. She was not getting the help she needed, which ultimately made our experience forgettable.
It took 30 minutes for us to finally flag down the manager to get us drinks, food took a while and when it did arrive, there was a 10 minute wait for the other half of our table to get their meals.
Finally, when receiving the bill, none of it was correct; we didn't get the Mother's day deal removed from our receipt and were told that fruit was not included (even though it clearly indicated on the menu)- at this point, we did not want to wait for a manager and decided to pay and leave.
As a previous server, I encourage Milestones Management to be a little more involved in ensuring service by a new server is going well.
Again, not a place to reserve for a special event.

FM
Toronto
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience1

My husband had made reservations online for 5 people for Mothers Day. We were the first to arrive. The hostess was unable to find our reservation even though I had the confirmation #. I did not get a chance to show her the number because she said she had found our reservation. We were shown to a small table with a setting for 4 people!!! Obviously not our reservation. I the person sitting us if they had found our reservation, she said yes but went away to talk with someone. I told her I did not appreciate being sat at a table for 4 people when we were going to be 5 adults. They moved us to another section of the restaurant, much noisier. It was so disappointing! The waitress was super friendly very attentive, she was really good. If you accept reservations online you need to make sure that when people show up that they have the reservations they had requested. Not the best experience.

AB
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We reserved for Mother’s Day lunch expecting the three course price fix menu I received by email. We were so disappointed to find we were limited to a brunch menu that none of us was in the mood to have. Our server was sympathetic but unable to change anything. I spoke with the manager on our way out. He apologized and explained that the prix fix menu was for supper hours. The initial email should have been more clear and we would have booked for supper.

JH
Ottawa
5 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was working her 2nd day and was being shadowed by a another server. She did a great job and kudos to Milestones for properly training their staff!

Food was great. Steaks served as on point. Three steak orders at table.

SN
Ottawa
4 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an excellent waitress, great food, cold beer and a large screen with the hockey game on - no better

BK
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Our granddaughter chose Milestones at Landsdowne for her sweet 16 birthday dinner. The wait staff surprised her with a complimentary dessert complete with sparkler. Nice touch. Staff were very friendly and accommodating to our particular requests. We did not have to wait long for our food.

M
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was amazing and so welcoming and the food presentation was off the charts!!!

BG
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Our server was very pleasant & brought our food quickly because we asked for quick service coz we were going for a movie at landsdowne theatre right after. Food was good but the soup was pricey.

JR
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Great setting, great service, cafeteria grade food. Our server was excellent but having dined at the various Milestones locations I must say the food is consistently menh.

CG
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Our server was rarely at our table, its not her fault. She was very polite but it seems she had to many tables to manage. They should put more people on the floor. Once our food came out the mushroom soup tasted like it was from a can and the burger was simply OK. I would avoid this place, you can get much better service and quality for the price elsewhere in Ottawa.

LB
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

I found the prices inflated for the quality of food. I wanted to redeem my "Scene points" but it became a big issue and multiple people couldn't figure out how to redeem them and I left feeling disappointed. $20 for a typiclebburger with frozen fries and $17 for a glass of wine is too much!

SP
Ottawa
5 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The ambience at this location is conducive for groups of all sizes. Dana H. was a great server; *he* was attentive, helpful, gave great advice and had a nice personality. He also had a great sense of humour to when one of my friend’s questioned him on his typically female name! The food was delicious! Recommend this location for dinner before a movie or just to catch up with friends and family.

NG
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Must have been a one off, Milestones is generally a go to no matter the occasion. Our server was very difficult to get a hold of and drinks were taking very long to come out. It wasn’t very busy otherwise it’s a bit more understandable, we actually would have to ask other servers to see if we could get more drinks and had to ask the bar for cutlery as we already had our food for almost 15 minutes and our server never came back. Disappointed this time around with the service we received as we were there to celebrate my birthday.

m
Ottawa
2 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Food was not as good as usual, nor as good as expected.

S
Ottawa
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Staff was friendly and attentive, food was very good. You could easily have a conversation without shouting over tv or music.
Would return.

EC
Ottawa
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

I wasn’t impressed that I made a reservation and got put at a table right beside the door so we were getting freezing gusts of wind from the outside the entire meal. Asked to move tables and I don’t think the waitress tried very hard to find us a new table. I love Milestones but this experience has deterred me from going back.

CT
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Food and drinks were great. Butternut Squash Ravioli was to die for and the California salad is so refreshing. The Red Wine Sangria I will be back for!

We were seated in a high top near the bar. Service was very slow but friendly.

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