LCBO 38 - Rideau & King Edward | Ottawa, Ontario
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LCBO 38 - Rideau & King Edward
Good based on 21 ratings
Type: Beer Store

275 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1N 5Y3 [ print map ]
613 789 5226

lcbo.ca

Hours: 9:30am-10pm Mon-Sat 12am-9pmTue 11pm-6pm Sun


Mayor: cfrancis (59) | Bottles: 170


LCBO 38 - Rideau & King Edward

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Beer Available At LCBO 38 - Rideau & King Edward (arranged by most recent)
Beaus Patio Saison 82, Hop City 8th Sin Black Lager 75, Gösser Beer (Export) 11, Wychwood Scarecrow (Bottle) 21, Ayinger Bräu-Weisse 97, Arch Brewing Dinner Jacket Red IPA 59, Flying Monkeys Smashbomb Atomic IPA 98, Camerons California Sunshine 65, Muskoka Twice As Mad Tom IPA 98, Black Creek Lemon Balm , Amager Kåååd 98, Rogue Brutal IPA 97, Collective Arts Rhyme and Reason 97, Cuvée des Trolls Cuvée Spéciale 89, Black Creek Irish Potato Stout 47, Boon Framboise 95, Muskoka Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout , Tree Cutthroat Pale Ale 63, Black Creek Historic Victorias Empirical Ale 47, Grand River Tailgate 22
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21 reviews for LCBO 38 - Rideau & King Edward
 Ambiance  52%
 Service  38%
 Selection  64%
 Food N/A 
 Value  73%
 Overall  60%
 Rating  60%
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  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14  (112) Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec | August 14, 2013
Bon choix de bière, ontariennes, américaines et internationnales, avec des prix intéressants. Service inexistant. Disons que ça fait changement des SAQ du Québec
60
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Glouglouburp  (423) Montreal, Quebec | June 12, 2013
NOTE TO TOURISTS: Beer (and all alcohol) is not a free market in Ontario, There are no privately owned beer stores in this province. You can either buy beer directly from a brewery (when they have the facility to do so) or buy from the government store LCBO. To name more popular beer destinations I’d say Ontario is similar in many ways to Norway with their Vinmonopolets and Sweeden with their Systembolagets. Now, on to the place rating… I haven’t visited that many LCBOs but I often check the LBCO beer availability on the surprisingly always-up-to-date lcbo website. Some LCBOs gets better treatment when it comes to more limited beer availability and LCBO Rideau & King Edward is one of them. Some Toronto superior get good stuff that don’t make it to the northern part of the province but except for some of the best Toronto LCBOs I’d say this one is pretty much the best I know. The place has parking but you’ll often have to wait for someone to leave to get a spot.
54
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 10/20
pushkinwow  (121) Ottawa, Ontario | February 9, 2011| Updated January 16, 2014
Probably the best LCBO in Ottawa and they will bring pretty much anything that the LCBO has in for you if you ask. Staff have very little knowledge about the beer and you frequently have to have the item number before going to the store if you want them to order something or get something that is not up on a shelf. If you are visiting Ottawa from outside of the province I would recommend stopping here and Broue Haha across the river to get the best possible samples of things to buy to bring back with you.
60
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 12/20
MXD  (13) Gatineau/St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec | July 4, 2010
Gouvernment ambiance. Staff is basically clueless, except for the odd guy that really knows its stuff. Their choice of imports is decent : however, some interesting ones only comes in 6-pack, which is useless as far as tasting is concerned. Also, they tend to be lacking some variety (e.gL why do they only have the Schlenkerla Marzen, and not the other ones? Why only ONE Dunkelweizen? Why no Kristall Weizen?). Still, pretty interesting place, and their seasonals are worth it. Access is a bit sketchy, BUT, there’s a free parking!
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis  (83) Ottawa, Ontario | May 19, 2009
Flagship store for the LCBO in Ottawa. Great selection of beer, parking is actually pretty good considering it is downtown and it’s free! I always get a good selection when I visit.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
JesseM  (43) Margaritaville , Ontario | February 14, 2009| Updated August 28, 2009
Visited while I was in town for the 2009 OUA swimming championships. A very very nice LCBO, for anyone giving this a low rating you really must not know how well it compares to LCBO’s throughout the province. Awesome selection of almost every beer product the LCBO has, including some special Ottawa area stuff you can’t get most other places (like Beau’s). Includes an underground vintage wine section, which I’m sure would be much more impressive if I were interested in vintage wine, but it’s still a cool aspect. Nice lay out to the store, very large, my only issue was the crappy service. I’m used to decent service with the LCBO so it was just a surprise to me. 2 cash machines operating with well over 100 people in line, not a good set up. Other than that, very impressive store by LCBO standards.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
grandgenie  (21) gatineau, Quebec | January 19, 2009
Bon service, les employés connaisse mes goût et mettre de côté les grand-cru pour moi. Mon endrois favori, il est rapide d’accès et n’est pas trop loin de chez nous.
48
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
robinvboyer  (73) Sturgeon Falls, Ontario | August 7, 2008
Best LCBO in Ottawa, they usualy have everything the LCBO carries. Same clueless LCBO staff though.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
MrManning  (60) Hamilton, Ontario | February 24, 2008| Updated August 7, 2008
A big ass LCBO that has pretty much all you can ask for as far as Ontario micros go. The staff don’t know much about beer, but are otherwise helpful. This location had a few local micros that I couldn’t find elsewhere in the city. Worth in the stop if you’re in the area.
50
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 4/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
TaktikMTL  (241) Montréal-Nord, Quebec | November 21, 2006
Établissement visité le samedi 18 novembre vers 10h. Ambiance: Très belle succursale, la section vintage est aussi très chaleureuse. Service: Je suis arrivé avec ma liste et le vendeur m’a tout trouvé et m’a fait quelques suggestions en se fiant à ce que je venais d’acheter. Sélection: Beaucoup de bières européennes en canette et en bouteille. Quelques microbrasseries ontariennes de disponible aussi. Sélection de cidre très pauvre. Chaque fois que je viens à Ottawa c’est un arrêt obligatoire. (34e rating d’établissement)

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