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Elgin Street Diner

American, ,
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
+1 613-237-9700
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“poutine” (209 reviews)
“fries” (77 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up stopping at Elgin Street Diner because we could not make up our mind of all the surrounding restaurants, and since it was 8h30pm on a Friday night in Ottawa, we figured our best chance for a good meal without a long wait...More

Thank ladyscotland55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our visit here - great burgers, lots of tasty fries, huge slices of cake and excellent service. Thanks Elgin St Diner!

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed going to this diner. It was only a few minute walk from where we rented a house. It was not as big I thought it would be. It was fairly modern and clean. Everyone ordered breakfast. They said I could order anything on the...More

Thank foodie090
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time visiting the Elgin Street Diner and we will definitely be back. Amazing good, huge portions and great service? And the prices are very reasonable. Recommend the poutine and shakes.

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service. Huge portions. I love their variety of club sandwiches. Everything I have ever ordered here has been great!

Thank Brewolig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here late at night after going to a bar on Elgin and I ordered a chili cheese dog and fries. The fries were all super short and stringy, most weren't longer than 2 inches if that. The hotdog was falling apart, and the...More

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've taken groups here for the past couple of years. Big portions, good food, great prices, and friendly staff. Family feeling.

Thank CdnOnTour2018
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Bright, clean and efficient. Was not sure what to have and the friendly wait staff made a delicious suggestion. The food came fast as did the service. We felt we made an excellent choice for a Saturday night dinner while visiting Ottawa. We...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

I have been there with a couple of colleagues during my stay in Ottawa. Very nice and charming place, friendly staff... and excellent poutine. Highly recommend the experience if you are in Ottawa.

Thank Ichnos70
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We came here because of the reviews and were not disappointed. It was busy, did not wait very long, food was good and service was very good.

Thank nessy65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-237-9700
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