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El Tucan Restaurant

85 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6E8, Canada
+1 613-749-2317
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Overview
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good64%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pupusas” (8 reviews)
“fried pork” (2 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
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85 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6E8, Canada
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Haven't been here in years so nice to see it's still there. My wife has a smaller appetite so had the 3 short eats shown in a picture on the menu, tamal, pupusa & one other and enjoyed very much ($3 each) served with a...More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent... Salvadorean options like pupusas and tamales are fabulous but lots of Mexican- American options for the less adventurous eater. Quaint, eclectic decor. If you like wine with dinner, no options and they've run out of wine before!

Thank SmartyC40
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The food was quite good - we tried eating here because we heard of papusas on a TV show and found this restaurant. The bean soup was a great starter on a cold night, and our papusas were tasty (I preferred the cheese & pork...More

Thank BROWMI
Reviewed 8 October 2016

El Tucan is as close to the real thing as you are going to get being in Ontario. The food is fresh, well prepared and believe me, original! At first glance, the place may not look as inviting as one would hope however, once in,...More

Thank mancocapa2666
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Great menu with many choices. Food is authentic & tasty. Owner friendly & homey atmosphere. Popular for takeout.

Thank Norm W
Reviewed 26 March 2016

A friend suggested this restaurant and I have to admit I wasn't sure I wanted to go in! This is a family run business and they prepare food as though you were dining at a friend's home. Everthing we ate from appetizers to mains were...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Very friendly service, great variety of food available, nice touch to have the tv on Central American channel

Thank Robert_Guertin
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Started off with a the papusa,tamale and pastel. Of the 3 I liked the tamale. I found the flavors of all of them very mild. I was expecting spicy food like Mexican. We had the fish tacos which was OK but the cilantro took over...More

Thank hausl
Reviewed 4 August 2015

They have Mexican and south American food that is not the usual mexican style food. I love Mexican food, and have eaten at a lot of places in Ottawa. Half of the stuff on the menu at El Tucan I didn't even know what it...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 17 July 2015

I've been here several times and it always has latino patrons. The food is very homey and tasty, from El Salvador but also other places in Latin america. I'll keep coming here.

Thank QuitaPeluza
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LaBelleLoc
LOVE the food here. I used to eat Salvadorian food in Montreal all the time, so finding a good place here in town was fab!! The service is great and the food is very satisfying!
10 June 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 6E8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-749-2317
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