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Oh So Good Desserts & Coffee House

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
25 York St | 261 Richmond Road Westboro, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
+1 613-241-8028
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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25 York St | 261 Richmond Road Westboro, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings on the establishment. What I've tried from it is tasty, but some of their prices are just way too high for what you get. Tiny slices of cake for 7 dollars is unreasonable, especially because the quality, though good, just isn't...More

Thank Meaghan P
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We had Ferraro Roche cake and strawberry cheesecake, a Canadian cappuccino and a milkshake. Cakes were huge! And super good. Their espresso is top notch. The location is a bit of a dive so don’t expect much, but staff are friendly and it’s got a...More

Thank simbrowne
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I went to the Market location and ordered a slice of the chocolate Birthday Cake. It cost almost 10$, with tax and tip. It looked really pretty but the taste was horrible, especially given the price - it was dry and dense and stale, and...More

Thank Esther R
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The cafe will have any cake you want and the coffee service is so-so. Good place to have a chat over coffee and cake. 3 of us got cake & 2 got coffee for a total bill of $36. Wouldn't go out of my way...More

Thank CeCe_GoSee
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We happened upon this place while exploring the Byward Market area. The coffee is great and so are the desserts. The owner is friendly and has created a nice atmosphere - a large roll up window with sun shining in, quiet jazz playing and the...More

Thank debbor2015
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Stopped here for birthday cake after a visit to the escape room next door. Nice place...very busy on a Saturday night in the market. $16.00 for 2 pieces of cake. It was pricey but good and generous portions. Procedure: you walk around the counter to...More

1  Thank paul l
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We went for our son’s birthday. Delicious moist and flavourful carrot cake. Great carrot monster cake (name says it all). Fabulous death by chocolate cake. Tasty but sweet date square. Generously sized slices are $8 each. Excellent coffee - they roast their own beans. Not...More

Thank CathyV63
Reviewed 15 January 2018

My family and I went one Saturday afternoon at Richmond Rd location. It was dark and uninviting setting but a huge place. We had couple of slices of cake to try and it taste good not really, really good. There have great selections of cakes....More

1  Thank foodchannelfun
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I still don't understand the hype about Oh So Good. The desserts are below average, they don't have a lot of flavor, and they are expensive. I've visited a couple times to see if maybe my previous visits were just "a bad day in the...More

1  Thank Chelsea K
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Came to the Westboro one. The place was empty and cold. The decorations on the walls are pictures for sale. The place is very gloomy and not welcoming. The women's bathroom is dusty. The cake slices are $8.50 but they're not made on premises. They...More

1  Thank chefmama76
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 York St | 261 Richmond Road Westboro, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5S7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-8028
Oh So Good Desserts and Coffee House was established in 1994. The original idea behind the café was to replicate a German Berlin-style coffee house. Today it has evolved into a place which offers a vast array of decadent desserts to arouse any appetite. Our drinks are uniquely crafted and our coffee is always blended to perfection. We specialize in cakes and offer over 35 different types at any given time in our downtown location (25 York St.). We have recently opened a new location in Westboro (261 Richmond Rd. W.) We serve many of the same desserts found Downtown in addition to a food menu. Our food menu is still evolving to better satisfy customer demand. We also offer alcoholic beverages in Westboro to compliment our menu. In addition to excellent coffee and dessert, we display the work of local artists. The art is regularly rotated and the pieces are for sale by the artists. Be sure to stop by either location for a sweet taste you will never forget!
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