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Ahora Restaurant Mexicain

307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
+1 613-562-2081
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere and service is quick. I wish they included sour cream with the meals. Food is not spicy, feels light and healthy. They have a few sauces available to try and take as needed.

Thank Natalie l
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great Mexican place. The atmosphere is quit and relaxing and the food id good . Pros 1. great atmosphere 2. the best salsa bar in town 3. the staff are fast, efficient and very accommodating. 4. the service is fast after ordering. Cons 1. limited...More

Thank Maallatuq
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ahora is literally a "hole in the wall" in Ottawa's Byward Market area. It's a rather small place, downstairs mostly without windows. You order from the posted menu at the counter and the staff brings the food to your table. It's a family-run affair and...More

Thank RAPLongueuil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the food amazing the customer service was exceptional! we had the plato Ahora and two tacos! I would go back for all three! The plato ahora were so good and liked high with salsa fresca. I can't wait until I'm back in...More

1  Thank R c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right downtown Ottawa this is a Mexican restaurant. The restaurant is down in the basement and it can be a little warm. Ate there twice now and food always excellent. You get seated then you go and order and good arrives at your table. It's...More

Thank Iluvztravelz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ahora is a very small restaurant, not for large groups. They were very busy. The service was fine and the food was really good. FYI. You are assigned a table, but you order and pay up front at the register. The salsa bar is not...More

Thank Caitlin V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were thankful for the great reviews and GPS to find Ahroa. It has a very colourful door of Blue and Yellow, but it is in the basement. It was a bit warm, but the atmosphere and food made up for it. You order and...More

Thank rwade2518
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Mexican food in Ottawa. Really enjoyed the enchiladas. The rice could have a little more kick for my liking, but I added some of the nice sauces and salsas from the salsa bar. Very good portion sizes and prices along with friendly attentive staff....More

Thank TravellingFamily2941
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the black bean burrito, and my friend had the taco sald with grilled chicken. The food was delicious (my friend particularly enjoyed the taco salad), and was served in a timely manner. Ingredients were fresh, authentic, and the self-serve salad and salsa bar was...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for inexpensive, fast and authentic Mexican food in downtown Ottawa look no further than Ahora. Friendly staff greet you as you walk into what looks like a cantina straight out of latin america. The menus are traditional and in Spanish (but offer...More

Thank DuncoZ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-2081
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