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453 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6R4
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Cuisine type

  • French,

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  • Restaurant With Parking,

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  • Business,

Languages Spoken

  • English,

Ratings & Reviews - Signatures Restaurant

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  • Atmosphere: 4.2/5
  • Food: 4.7/5
  • Service: 4.8/5
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sand0330
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Was thrilled with the service and quality of food as well as, the presentation! 5 stars all the way. Gorgeous setting in a lovely old manor home.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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andree145636
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Ottawa's best kept secret. Delicious food in a lovely atmosphere!

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cmturmaine245482
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Last night we celebrated another Anniversary at Signatures. Each time we go we are overwhelmed with the incredible food and outstanding service. They seated us in our favourite 'red' room and had it all to ourself...what a easant surprise as it was so quaint and romantic. I want to thank our incredible and very knowledgeable waiter David....he really gave us outstanding service and helped to create a beautiful evening for us...we will be back again for more Anniversaries..and maybe before

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Restaurantica12
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Great Lunch

Having been here for dinner before, some friends and I decided to try their lunch. This was actually in the part of the restaurant called Bistro Cordonbleu and it is operated by students studying at the Cordonbleu School. Each lunch is a fixed menu, so check the website since the menu constantly changes. One gets a glass of wine and a coffee as part of the fixed price, but you can always order more beverages at an additional price. Each of the 3 courses were excellently prepared. It was all very delicious. The guys working in the kitchen will clearly have great careers as chefs when they graduate. The students waiting on the tables were very polite but they lacked polish. They could have been a wee bit more attentive, but we were basically served well. The atmosphere was very nice and we felt very relaxed. Parking was a bit of a problem and we found it odd that their parking lot was completely full.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 4/5
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Restaurantica12
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If you want a fabulous food experience order the...

If you want a fabulous food experience order the menu de gustation with the wine pairing. It really is an evening's entertainment. You will be expertly served several small dishes that each in its own way will delight you. With the wine pairing, you will always have a great accompaniment. Even though I have a very large appetite, I felt completely sated by the end of the meal.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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This is a must try for anyone who enjoys French...

This is a must try for anyone who enjoys French cuisine. Portions are not large, but the taste and presentation is marvelous. Try the wine pairing, you will not be disappointed.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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When we arrived there, we were warmly welcomed...

When we arrived there, we were warmly welcomed. We had excellent suggestions on orders from our waited. What i loved the most about the place is the wine. Putting the right wine with the right food is their specialty. It is some how expensive but the experience is unforgettable. I would definitely go again.

Atmosphere: 4/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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When two in your party have extra courses but the...

When two in your party have extra courses but the resturant does not wish to see them doing nothing while the other two enjoy their course, why not bring a little something for them to nosh on. This is the kind of service that is to be expected at this 5 Diamond resturant. I cannot say enough of the service and food at this place. The standard is definately set here and all others have a long long way to come to meet this level of excellence.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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The best dinning experience ever. Impeccable...

The best dinning experience ever. Impeccable service and the food is superb.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Absolutley amazing. Spectacular service...

Absolutley amazing. Spectacular service. Recommend anyone to try it out. Far from ordinary.

Atmosphere: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Service: 5/5
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Restaurantica12
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The service in this restaurant is truly...

The service in this restaurant is truly spectacular. The food, however, was aboslutely horrendous, not so much lacking in taste, as just completely plain and simple. The portions are not only very small, they also lack in quality. Frankly, we might as well have opened a canned product... this was a great disappointment.

Atmosphere: 1/5
Food: 2/5
Service: 4/5
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January 19, 2019

Good looking and delicate food. Nice people. Parking available. The major down side is very slow service

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 4/5

January 14, 2019

Celebrated our wedding anniversary. We took the 5 course meal with wine pairing and every bite was incredible. The staff was very friendly and fun to talk with. The building itself is beautiful. I think this is my new favorite restaurant! It can be quite expensive, but you 100% get your money's worth.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 8, 2019

Great evening with great food

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

January 6, 2019

There were very little vegetarian options and the chef was unable to accommodate us for a vegetarian tasting menu. I would not recommend this restaurant if you are vegetarian or vegan.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 3/5

January 3, 2019

Great service by Louis. Has been a long time since the last visit (2010). My partner and I enjoyed our meal and its presentation. The music was at just the right level to offer some background noise while offering an intimate and cozy ambiance for conversation in the dining room. Left scarf behind and there was proactive follow up by the restaurant.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 30, 2018

My husband and I went to Signatures for our wedding anniversary. Everyone at the restaurant made us feel special and we had an amazing night. The food (as always) was amazing and the timing of courses was perfect. Plus signatures has among the best wine selections in Ottawa. One of my most memorable restaurant experiences.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 30, 2018

Attentive, informed and friendly service. Enjoyed the private dining room in quiet surroundings.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 30, 2018

We enjoyed everthing , my Artic Char meal was absolutely outstanding the wine that was recommended is now a favourite. Thanks

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 29, 2018

Pampered lunch over the holidays. Excellent food and service.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 24, 2018

excellent venue, great food and exceptional service with Louis Thank you Louis for this exceptional Christmas party with our collegues and thank you to the Chef for this superb 4 course meals.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 15, 2018

Went to Signatures last night with my husband for a nice dinner, and were not disappointed. The food was all excellent (we had the 5 course tasting menu) and all dishes were presented beautifully. Also, portion sizes were great - enough food to really enjoy each course, but not so much that we were stuffed before dessert. Service was friendly, and knowledgeable, and the overall atmosphere was nice. We got a nice table by the window, and there was enough space between tables so as to give you a feeling of a bit of privacy. For us, the lighting could perhaps have been a bit dimmer, but brightness level was certainly not problematic. Overall, the vibe was up-scale, yet relaxed, and we really appreciated both the skill and creativity of the chef, and the professionalism of the wait staff. Plan to go back.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 14, 2018

The service was perfect Janet

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 12, 2018

Excellent. The room could do with an uplift or flowers at the table or around the room. However Marilyn was fabulous as our server and the food was beautifully plated . The different courses were very tasty. The tuna tartare was superb! Merci beaucoup!

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 12, 2018

Farewell lunch: very satisfied, service was outstanding, refined and personal. The food was no surprise, as always, amazing.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 6, 2018

Best lunch deal in town.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

December 6, 2018

Even if I mentioned to the waitress that it was my mother's birthday she did not pass the message for a little detail at the time of dessert that was a disaster, I can do better at home, it was not cordon bleu at all, so my mother on her 84th birthday did not have dessert it was not edible or fresh.( bad precedent) Also the waitress was distracted she gave coffee to my father and it was me that asked for coffee. :(

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

December 5, 2018

The service, as usual, was impeccable; the food exquisite! You can't get any better in Ottawa.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 4, 2018

My husband and I visited Signatures for the first time on Saturday night. We came for the occasion of our 12th wedding anniversary. The staff was wonderful to us - Anick gave us a tour of the building after we finished our dinner, and Jeff (our server) was attentive and very informative about our meal. The food was delicious and well-paced. Servings were just enough. The atmosphere was cosy and elegant, and we had a relaxing and memorable meal. Thank you so much...we will come back for lunch this year with our children.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

December 1, 2018

The service was delightful and the pace of the meal perfect. While the food was excellently prepared & plated, I found the food too bland for my tastes and did not provide the OMG factor I was anticipating. The soup needed some 'punch' otherwise just an puree of squash. The bacon on top needed to be more than just barely cooked to provide flavour - or maybe a more interesting bacon. The chicken at first bite was very salty, though that mellowed out in a couple of bites when combined with the veg but was unimaginative. Sorry folks - a bit of a disappointment considering your reputation. But thanks for giving the opportunity to provide feedback.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 3/5

Service: 5/5

December 2, 2018

We had the chef’s five course dinner. Everything was beautifully presented and very tasty. The service was fantastic. Couldn’t have been better!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 29, 2018

A very pleasurable experience

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 23, 2018

Beautiful from start to finish

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 22, 2018

Excellent as usual !, it is always a pleasure to eat at this restaurant. I highly recommend

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 18, 2018

All three courses were very good but the appetizers were stunning.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

November 9, 2018

Signatures is very consistent with whole package. We really enjoyed the meal the new chef put together for us. The serving staff was very attentive, friendly and made us feel very comfortable. Signatures has a great atmosphere with the variety of rooms and settings.

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 4/5

Service: 4/5

November 7, 2018

As always it was a very pleasant experience to have lunch with friends at Signatures. The menu is always superb.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 4, 2018

Exceeded our expectations. Friendky, courteous, accommodating, and perfect timing on service the five course meal. Could not have asked for better. Well worth the cost!

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 2, 2018

Always an amazing experience well worth the extra expense. Take your time, enjoy the experience.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 2, 2018

Food and service are all good. The environment is so nice and quite, perfect for business talks and other occasions.

Ambiance: 5/5

Cuisine: 5/5

Service: 5/5

November 2, 2018

The meal a la carte was good. However, the 2 meals table d’hote we’re disappointing. The server lacked knowledge and experience. Value for cost was lacking

Ambiance: 4/5

Cuisine: 2/5

Service: 3/5

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