Brothers Beer Bistro | Ottawa, Ontario
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Brothers Beer Bistro
Exceptional based on 11 ratings
Type: Restaurant

366 Dalhousie Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada [ print map ]
613 695 6300 | facebook

Mayor: Eructoblaster (7) | Taps: 16+ | Bottles: 50+

Brothers Beer Bistro

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Beer Available At Brothers Beer Bistro (arranged by most recent)
Le Trou du Diable Grivoise de NoŽl 92, Sawdust City Futhered Muzzy , Beyond the Pale The Muscles from Brussels , Beaus After Dark , Sawdust City Bloody Long Dark Voyage to Uranus 86, Kichesippi Wuchak Black 65, Kichesippi Wuchak Polaris , Muskoka Detour Session IPA 87, Les Trois Mousquetaires Hors Sťrie Gose 91, Great Lakes Raspberry Manilow 63, Nickel Brook Funky Bastard , Ashton Pub Hop Stravagansa , Nickel Brook Kiangoi Coffee Pale Ale , Great Lakes Vanilla Bourbon Porter , Great Lakes Brewing Hissyfit 77, Sawdust City Kolsch 45 , Muskoka Winter Weiss 59, Nickel Brook ESB 43, Flying Monkeys Daywalker Gingerbread Ale , Flying Monkeys Green Man Imperial Lager 65
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11 reviews for Brothers Beer Bistro
 Ambiance  74%
 Service  83%
 Selection  78%
 Food  76%
 Value  69%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  84%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk  (137) Washington D.C., Washington DC | March 18, 2014
One of the newer places in Ottawa, this bar has potential. They have a lot of good bottles and while still mostly LCBO fare it seems like they are developing some more private imports. Their tap list is good but doesnít rotate a lot compared to Arrow and Loon or Black Tomato. The list is usually half Ontario craft staples like Mad Tom or Smashbomb with a couple of good imports. They bring in a few interesting one offs from local breweries or craft stuff from Toronto or further away. They open a new cask once a week on Thursday and itís usually gone after the weekend.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan  (251) the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta | October 1, 2013
Great spot, went twice while in Ottawa. Fantastic food, especially the charcuterie. Two different bartenders on two different visits, both knew their beer facts and both were super friendly. Quite a few tables available outside too. Great selection of taps and bottles, with a cask on Thusdays (Twice As Mad Tom when I was there). Great spot, definitely would return.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
mnurda  (66) Winnipeg, Manitoba | August 20, 2013
Had some beer on tap, a few bottles and a bunch of food. Everyone was very satisfied.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis  (82) Ottawa, Ontario | August 20, 2013
Went in for dinner but didnít prefer anything on their limited menu but stayed for a drink. Nice bottle list with a solid tap. Had a Rodenbach Grand Cru for $10. Would try and come back and try again. Patio is perfect for the summer.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere  (651) Montreal, Quebec | July 18, 2013
We went there for the Sunday brunch and had some very good plates to accompany the solid tap list which includes many rarer local beers (there were two taps from Beyond the Pale on our visit, for instance). I ate a spatzle and artisanal bacon plate that was delicious and not too expensive. We had very friendly service all along despite our son being on a moody day and the place being almost empty on that very rainy day. The selection is solid, easily among the best in Ottawa and centrally located which makes it a no-brainer for a good meal. The venue itself is perhaps a bit smaller than what the outdoor look had led me to believe, but itís very comfortable with a nice and large brick wall and tasty, modern wood and black dominating colors and large windows leaving plenty of natural light in,
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 3/10   OVERALL 5/20
ArrogantBostrd  (7) Ottawa, | May 1, 2013
Great place...Beer is priced at 2 to 3 times retail... reasonable. Food was good selection slim. Service great.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere  (447) Ottawa, Ontario | April 25, 2013
My first visit since this place opened and was not disappointed. The look of the place is tasteful with a nice bar area, stone wall, not too big. Excellent and knowledgeable staff to serve, and good beer selection for the Ottawa area, with some rarities from TO and other provinces. The food is pricey but is part of the experience, all beer based, had the shrimp and belly on polenta, served with bread and chocolate malt butter (nice). They do flights of select beers.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Quevillon  (216) Sainte-ThťrŤse, Quebec | March 2, 2013
Visited Feb. 26, 2013 (evening). Not that old of a restaurant and it has already gained good clientele. A beautiful urban style restaurant, not very large. A pretty good but small food menu, a little pricey, I had the steak frite, delicious! Not bad tap list, not as big as Black Tomato but more variety, and they have a very good bottle selection, only LíAutre Oeil in Aylmer has more. A good rivalry to the Black Tomato!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
pushkinwow  (121) Ottawa, Ontario | January 25, 2013
Went for lunch and the place was empty apart from a few tables (might have had something to do with the -30C weather outside) but more attention for us. Obviously we had very attentive service but they also knew their beer including chatting about distribution; beer selection was great for Ottawa and prices and size were reasonable as well (12oz Peche Mortal for $9). Food was delicious and at least at lunch reasonably priced (dinner not so much). Love the atmosphere but see how it could get crowded and noisy at dinner. So I highly recommend coming for lunch and then staying for beer and charcuterie - just be mindful that the kitchen closes between 2-5:30.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
dandeman  (11) Gatineau, Quebec | January 23, 2013
Ambiance is a bit noisy but it might be from the guy who likes cozy atmosphere. Looks more like a restaurant. But thatís OK . I was there for the beer. Service is good, smiley and friendly. Selection of beers is very good for a couple of months operation bistro (close to 100) and quality of selection is good too.Very good taps and well served (proper glass) Food is excellent also. Keep up the good work

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