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Pelican Grill

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Soups
99-1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1B8, Canada
+1 613-526-5229
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (134 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (44 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99-1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1B8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for brunch today. There is a little market with fresh seafood for purchase when you first walk in. We were seated quickly by the window which was nice. Our server was very nice and quickly got us drinks and took our...More

Thank shell_2026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our third visit to this restaurant for my daughter's birthday. Our table of 5 had shucked oysters, escargot on toast, calamari, fish tacos, and crab cakes as starters. Our mains were: pan roasted sea scallops with gnocchi, red thai curry shrimp, pan seared rainbow trout,...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experiences here are always on or off. In the past, I've received a sassy remark from the host if I bring up food issues. I didn't see him on my last visit. First incident: I always order freshly shucked oysters and one time there...More

Thank DoctorDonnaSuperTemp
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We'd heard some good things about the Pelican Grill and when we received a gift certificate for this restaurant we were looking forward to our visit. When you walk in you are actually in a fresh seafood (cash & carry) area and they also seem...More

2  Thank Graham A
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We had made a reservation for 6:30 on Wednesday evening. After an hour for waiting for our meal, we finally spoke to our server, who said it won't be much longer. Other patrons who were seated after had received their meals but we waited. The...More

2  Thank Cherod4962
Reviewed 30 January 2018

A very nice little place they have there. Entering you are greeted with a fresh fish market as well as a few other items that they sell. The food is very fresh and they offer a wide variety of options. The calamari from the appetizers...More

1  Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The rainbow trout was okay, but missing the cauliflower. The scallop dish was very heavy on the gnocchi and overly rich with just few odd small tomatoes. Fish with halibut and chips were all right too, but nothing memorable.

3  Thank Isabel C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Just hike up the hill from Billings Bridge Shopping Centre and you'll find this funky little location in a non-descript shopping mall. Seating is "basic"--- but don't be fooled, the seafood is great. Suffer the spartan facilities for an enjoyable meal.

1  Thank daviddD3505IR
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We were greeted with a smile & offered to choose our table. Thankfully we had a reservation because the restaurant was full! The servers here are wonderful and knowledgeable. I had the salmon with the salad and was really happy with my choice, fish was...More

1  Thank Pepper4prez
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for that perfectly well cooked fish, look no more and no further, you’ll find it at the Pelican Grill on bank street, Ottawa

Thank Isabelle67
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29 January 2018|
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Response from Pepper4prez | Reviewed this property |
It is both, a store and a restaurant.
16 November 2016|
Response from Hammond01 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I think you have the wrong restaurant but check out their menu on line ... cheers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99-1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1B8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-526-5229
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A casual seafood bistro with a fresh fish market attached. We are only interested in serving the freshest fish and seafood we can get!
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