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The Clay Pot - CLOSED

1223 Kilborn Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L4, Canada
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible25%
13 Mar 2015
“New ownership = downhill fast”
9 Oct 2014
“Horrendous Service & Filthy Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
1223 Kilborn Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L4, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2015

Loved going here when it was the Clay Pot. New ownership has had a big impact on the quality and service. Ordered a BBQ dinner for 10 people - was supposed to have a mix of kebabs. Little did we know that they ran out...More

2  Thank Canuck_Rawk
Reviewed 9 October 2014

These bums made me wait over 60 minutes in a smoke filled restaurant with horrible ventilation and a grill that's out of control for an overpriced cold shawarma sandwich with no toppings. Bad customer service. The lazy employee didn't properly take down my order. Filthy...More

2  Thank CiprianiB
Reviewed 22 August 2014

The Clay Pot was the greatest ever and I went back for the first time since the ownership change and it is absolutely horrible...... My order was wrong, the man took pita bread which was in a garbage off the floor and gave it to...More

1  Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Yes, quite possibly the best chicken in Ottawa. We've picked up from the Clay Pot a number of times and it never fails to please. It is truly delicious, with sides - salad, rice, pita, hummus, garlic sauce, pickles - that make a great dinner...More

Thank ZEDTalks
Reviewed 9 January 2014

I have to say I am extremely picky about Middle Eastern food. It’s because my mom makes some the best around. Going out to eat Middle Eastern food is always disappointing. Something is always lacking...that is until I tried the Clay Pot. Situated off of...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 3 October 2013

By far the best in the Ottawa area. They cook your food over charcoal. Their half chicken is heavenly, their skewered steak is fantastic. You'll have to wait 11 minutes as they prepare your meal - no spinning meat hear. All of the sides are...More

Thank joseph613
Reviewed 20 September 2012

This middle eastern BBQ shop is definitely one of the best take out joints in the city. Great food, great prices. We regularly purchase the "dinner for 3" with a side order of garlic potatoes and it is enough for our family of 4 (2...More

Thank Canuck_Rawk
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  • Address: 1223 Kilborn Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
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