Carmen's Veranda

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1169 Bank St., Ottawa, ON K1S 3V7 1169 Bank St., Ottawa Directions
+16137309829
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Report | 3 years ago
I will never go there again and I found it way to expensive too. I am not a big eater but I was not satisfied with the food value and what I got for my meal extremely disappointing.
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Report | 3 years ago
Make a reservation! Very friendly efficient service. The food was as good or better as you get anywhere and very creative.
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Report | 3 years ago
Keep up the great service/food
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Report | 3 years ago
Our nachos were "rubbery" Complained about it to the waitress but she came up with excuses but did nothing about it. Overall, the atmosphere was not pleasant at all. Don't have any desire to return.
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Report | 3 years ago
The tofu tacos were delicious, but they are small, so I'd recommend ordering extra. :) I enjoyed the interior-- very unique.
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Report | 3 years ago
They were very picky, not quite upfront about the terms. For example there was no mention that they did not serve lunch on Sat-Mon. We made reservations for Tues, they claimed we did not have a reservation when we arrived. Rather than apologizing for their mistake they acted like we were wrong. They did honor our Groupon after some hassle, but while we were there they turned away several Groupon holders because they had not reserved, despite having ample seating to serve them. It is an odd business strategy to offend a bunch of potential customers over $8 per table. WOW I really felt more like a problem for them than a valued customer. The waitress was surly. The food was pretty good
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Report | 3 years ago
Thanks!
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Report | 3 years ago
Main meal was very good, but appetizer was disappointing. Overall, a little too expensive.
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Report | 3 years ago
We made a last minute reservation using Groupon. This is a very small restaurant but the funky decor is just one of the many positive features of the restaurant. Our waitress was very attentive and friendly. The food was fresh and tasty. The nachos and enchiladas were excellent and we would definitely consider going back in the near future.
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So good. Tacos aren't big ( they are the size real tacos should be) so don't be shy and order a bunch. There are 6 or 7 to choose from.
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From Our Editors

Vibrant paintings by local Canadian artists speckle the orange and yellow walls of Carmen’s Veranda, gazing down on the tabletops that bear plates of eclectic international fare. These dishes, which may include chili-marinated chicken breast with ginger and orange yam mash, are, like a Gelatin mold of Rodin's The Thinker, often referred to as “edible works of arts” by customers. The menu switches items every month, and each new dish is made from fresh ingredients picked daily by local producers. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays, customers can bring in their own wine, and on Wednesdays, they can devour various small plates inspired by different international cuisines.

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