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The Wild Oat

817 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V7, Canada
+1 613-232-6232
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bread” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (9 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
817 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had lunch here in Feb. Great wraps and baked goods with vegetarian and vegan options. Its a small place so not a lot of seating. Lattes were okay but not great.

Thank ebroughalves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely cafe and bakery in nice location, walking distance from Lansdowne. Street parking available, as well. My favourite sandwich is the "wahakah". Friendly service each time I visit. Accepts cash and debit only.

Thank cdj9995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought a friend today and she was amazed of the freshness and quality of food - you just acquired another loyal customer - merci!

Thank shaman01
Reviewed 15 February 2018

There are two sides to The Wild Oat: a cafe and takeout. I went to their take out side which also has a bakery. They have a small buffet with about 9 different soups/stews and other food options. When I went there were 3-4 different...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We have been going here for at least 20 years! I used to bring my student there when I worked in the area. They have the best quality fresh organic meals! My favourite is the gf pizza's since they taste just like regular pizza's and...More

Thank Ottawa P
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This cafe is amazing not only for its vibes but for its bread and baked goods! They also offer a phenomenal hot bar with rotating dishes each day. A must in the Glebe!

Thank therealhollyg
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My husband and I have been coming here regularly for the last 4 years. It is honestly one of the best veg places in Ottawa. The atmosphere is great, very relaxed and not pretentious at all. Consistently delicious, super fresh and very reasonably priced. Favorites...More

Thank Chelsea K
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Delicious. Just plain delicious. And reasonably priced. My family of 4 enjoyed breakfast here--omelete, crepes, baked goods--all of them were delicious. We had to buy a bagful of treats to take with us on our journey back to the States. Excellent!

Thank SoGoodToHaveGone
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I feel fortunate to have stumbled upon this wonderful place that offers so many healthy choices. Baked goods such as breads of different flours and nutrition labels, muffins, croissants. They have a dessert area with scones, squares, cakes, cookies and also raw tarts. The peanut...More

Thank Garrett H
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I went here for a weekday breakfast. The service was so friendly and the atmosphere was so cozy. I got the Wild Plate which is a classic veggie breakfast with sautéed veggies on top of the regular breakfast fare. Such good taste and value! I...More

Thank Ashli H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-6232
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