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Yellow Canoe Cafe

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108 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-269-2833
11:00 - 17:00
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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Merrickville, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make reservations, you will need them! Soups, scones, deserts, even the meats & spreads on the sandwiches are ALL made in house! Excellent choice for those with dietary restrictions. Daily specials always offer something interesting. Owners make a point of using as much locally sourced meat, fruit, veg, even alcohol as possible. A true multi-generational gem for lunch in the... More 

Thank LilAultman
Toronto, Canada
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate lunch here. Delicious soups. Two had the special - burrito bowl and two had sandwiches - one on gluten free bread. All good. Desserts were really good - pumpkin cheesecake pot and chocolate raspberry cake. Friendly service. This is a small place so a reservation is recommended if you want to be sure of a spot.

Thank PatE57
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this establishment with family on a day trip to merrickville ,nice friendly staff ,good choice if your just looking for soups ,sandwiches,scones and cakes,if it's a meal your after then merrickville has a nice pub,and a few restaurants,prices were fairly reasonable,the entrance is attractive it has outdoor seating,inside is fairly dated but adds to its charm ,but toilets are... More 

Thank Tom B
Merrickville, Canada
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Yellow Canoe Café is a great place to eat lunch or just stop by late morning or mid-afternoon for a tea, coffee and delicious cake. They offer gluten-free and vegan options which means that there's something for everyone! The people who work there are also lovely and the option of sitting inside our out on their wonderful terrace overlooking... More 

Thank Rick_Caro2014
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We came by chance to Merrickville around lunch time and we found this Café. We have been pleased by the fresh and healthy meals. Both of us had a sandwich each, so that we can highly recommend those. The location has a sweet terrace outside. If the weather is fine, you should take your meal there. In a nutshell: Yellow... More 

Thank Mihai I
B.C. Canada
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373 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

After reading through TA's reviews on the Yellow Canoe Cafe, I knew that I had to give it a try. My husband & I drove from Ottawa where we were stating for a 2 week holiday. We enjoyed the drive & seeing the pastoral countryside, the charming brick houses, & the river. We arrived at the cafe just before noon.... More 

Thank condu
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Menu had so many options.., gluten free, vegan and half sandwich options with soup or salad. With the exception of pulled pork the sandwhiches come on toasted rye which isn't my favourite but the filling was excellent with fresh sprouts and interesting mayo and chutneys. Vegan soup was an apple squash, hot and delicious. Took a carrot cake with cream... More 

Thank Anne181
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Out of the specials. Out of many sandwiches. Very slow service. Not very impressed. Will try again and see if this is just a one off terrible experience.

Thank Mactuffi
Punta Gorda, Florida
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is my second visit to the Café and it was even more delicious than last time. We had the root vegetable and the lentil vegetable soups which were served with a lovely huge tasty scone. Also had a very nice salad and washed it down with Earl Grey Tea and a decaf coffee for my aunt who was lunching... More 

Thank margaret1102
Ottawa, Canada
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The Yellow Canoe always has two home made soups to choose from and they are always excellent. I go for the half sandwich and soup. The roast beef is my favourite. Gluten free options are available. Wonderful desserts including several gluten free. I love the carrot cake with creamy cream cheese topping. Wine and beer choices are available. I recommend... More 

Thank BobNepean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Merrickville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-269-2833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?