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73 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
+1 613-234-7373
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08:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Worked across the street for some time and used to visit weekly. Food is old time diner style and a visit takes you back to sitting on a stool and having lunch with your gran. My standby is always the hot turkey sandwich - plenty of food and good quality too - lots of real meat. Now, that said, food... More 

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Antigonish, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy but good cheap breakfast while waiting for various tours to start. Had to ask for coffee refill and got half a cup!

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Thank SheShe2003
Canada
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped by around 10pm to sit on the patio as we were thirsty and wanted to have something quick to eat and drink. It took about 10 minutes for us to be able to order (and it wasn't very busy - 5 or so tables for 2 servers). 20 minutes later, we are told that one of the beers... More 

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Strathroy, Canada
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were drawn in by the large patio area in the centre of Sparks St. for a late lunch. First came the beverage order. "I'd just like a glass of water, please" The server said they don't serve water on the patio because the glasses might break and make a mess. (Yes, that's really what she said) However, I could... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We went for breakfast as a family of five, two adults and 3 kids. We were seated quickly. The menu had all the typicial breakfast fare.I had a BLT, which was excellent. The bacon was crisp and not a bit fatty. How are restaurants able to achieve this when I can't at home! It would have been nice if there... More 

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Thank A C
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great little breakfast stop just around the corner from the Lord Elgin Hotel. The service was fast and food was plenty and tasty for a morning start. Can't beat the $4.99 special on your way to visit Parliament Hill.

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Thank David S
Jacksonville, Florida
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We had dinner here on our 2nd day in Ottawa, as we were desperate to find a place that serves rice (other than Chinese resto). We were not disappointed with this place. We had Kebobs and Lebanese Combo (Kafta). Definitely worth visiting when strolling by Sparks Street Mall.

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Thank Jaxtraveler57
Katy, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We had 1 hour to eat. Saw this restaurant not so busy, and the menu items seems to be something the kids would like. 30 mins later after we ordered, the waitress tells us that the order got lost and needed us to tell her the order again. We've got 15 min left. The waitress did not even apologize for... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Even after people we're mean to her, our waitress still kept a smile one and made sure we were happy and it was hot and busy for a Friday after lunch. The kids enjoyed their pizza and pasta and my husband liked his wings. It wad also nice when the gentleman from the kitchen came out and asked if we... More 

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Thank Flower518
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The food alone is a 3.5 but the excellent and friendly service plus sitting on an outdoor patio earns them a 4 rating. Plus they have outdoor music :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 11
Cuisine
American, Canadian, Steakhouse, Lebanese, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
07:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Sparks Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-7373

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?