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The Green Door

198 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C6, Canada
+1 613-234-9597
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salads” (29 reviews)
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Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been coming here for years and years the food the quality has never never been off it is frankly good value for money lunch for 2 around $30......this restaurant is the best in Ottawa for Vegetarian food go and try it for yourself

Thank carol w
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hot bar / by weight / serve yourself restaurant (like the table). It is great. They have lots of tasty and varied food, all vegetarian (possibly all vegan?). They have some GF options. Great food, and lots of seating room, but they...More

Thank Hayley D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally I would avoid a buffet style restaurant, but The Green Door Restaurant is extraordinary. The layout is simple; soup then salads on the side. In the middle of the serving area are the hot dishes and of course the wonderful dessert area. You pick...More

Thank Rainie1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visit The Green Door quite often and I'm never disappointed. All their buffet items are either vegetarian or vegan. An ingredient card accompanies each dish. There are many gluten-free, soy-free vegan options including good desserts! My favorites include the Avocado Salad, Potato Salad, Kale...More

Thank larocquelynn48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buffet style concept but food is paid by the weight. There are great varieties of vegan and vegetarian dishes from salad, main course, to dessert. The best thing is there is a big table which can seat 10 people, just perfect for our group.

Thank Toroniee T
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The food was good and there are a wild amount of options to choose from. I thought it was going to me more expensive than it was, so I was pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere is homey and sweet, and I had a great time. The...More

Thank Sunny F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

You'll forget that the food prepared is good for you. Your mouth will certainly tell you it TASTES better than good. I love having the choice to eat raw and crunchy, or cooked and comfy. Sometimes, I choose a combination of the two. Make sure...More

Thank Debra I
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Incredible vegan & vegetarian food. New world to me compared with the vegan chances from other countries. Cheap compared with other vegan restaurants. Some dishes are wonderful. The bread also great! Highly recommended!

Thank DanielCouceiro
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Really enjoyed my lunch with my wife today. The cauliflower dish I had was incredible (Indian taste), and my wife loved the coleslaw. Two fairly full plates with coffee came to about $20.00, very reasonable. We shared a piece of carrot cake after we ate,...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Haved lived in Ottawa for a while and just never made it until today. Asked the young lady behind the cash how it worked and she explained it perfectly and patiently. We loaded up on both hot and cold foods, the only thing we didn't...More

Thank spankydufus
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 13
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-9597
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Well established (1988) and highly acclaimed, recently renovated (2014), vegetarian, pay-by-weight. Featuring organic and local ingredients. Our meals are a nutritional, visual, and tasty good value.
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