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Elgin Street Diner

) #37 of 2,236 Restaurants in Ottawa American, ,
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
+1 613-237-9700
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“poutine” (173 reviews)
“fries” (68 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are looking for a diner with a local flair, huge menu, fast service, and delicious food this is the place! My husband had the salmon Benedict, loved it. I had a huge omelet, loved it, our son had Poutine, loved it!

Thank lindakimberley
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is our go to place for breakfast. The food is good and hot, the service is amazing and the eggs are the best. The staff are constantly refilling your coffee and making sure you are enjoying your breakfast. This is the best place for...More

Thank MargaretAurora
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I'd rather eat garbage off the street, supported by drunks out of the bars over the weekend I can see how they get away with serving slop prepared by the dishwasher I can only assume. What a JOKE!!!!

Thank Kal T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast here with my daughter. Excellent service, generous portions, very tasty. One of our favourite breakfast places in Ottawa.

Thank laughingwoman6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was quite rude from the start. She never introduced herself and was completely lacked any customer appreciation. Though my partner got her order right, I ordered the Chubby Checker Burger with no lettuce or tomato. It came with lettuce and tomato. When I...More

Thank Al S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good breakfast place. Generous portions. Good service. Hallandaise sauce needs lemon and the waffles are dry. We asked for melted butter that fixed the dry and balanced the maple syrup. Washrooms are 'marginal'. Good location and friendly.

Thank JazCan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the smoked salmon eggs Benedict. It was huge. Very rich and good. The tables are small, and space is somewhat tight. Service was decent given the moderate crowd. The deserts looked good but I did t try them. The rice pudding ...I'll try....More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First place to eat on our visit to Ottawa. Was not disappointed with my Philly Cheese Steak Poutine. Good price for a lot of food.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was with a group of four for breakfast. A couple of us had been here several times before and were greeted like old friends. I was advised by my friends the portion size was large. Our order was taken in a timely manner and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch at this diner and found an extensive menu, breakfasts, lunch, dinner and a good range of desserts. We had a Hot Hamburger Sandwich and a Philly Cheese Sub. The gravy on the Hot sandwich looked like dark chocolate, thick and shiny but tasted...More

Thank Footsloggers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, 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
  • E-mail
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