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Cabana Restaurant

#365 of 2,255 Restaurants in Ottawa}
€€ - €€€Latin, ,
848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 5Z4, Canada
+1 613-724-7762
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pupusas” (14 reviews)
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Salvadoran, South American
€€ - €€€
848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 5Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Cabana is a hidden gem on Merivale near the Westgate Shopping Centre so if you're driving, you really need to keep your eyes peeled - it's a must for lovers of South American - and specifically Salvadorian cuisine. The pupusas are individually hand-made from...More

Thank BillandAnne2015
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We saw this was nearby to where we were staying on visit to Ottawa so decided to try it. We had not experienced Salvadorian cuisine before and were pleasantly surprised. This is an unpretentious family run restaurant with tasty food and drink. Makes a difference...More

Thank Deepak K
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I visited La Cabaña/La Tiendita with my mom, we specifically went there for their famous pupusas and to buy some spices. La Tiendita: it's a bit crowded but well organized, you can find pretty much everything that is found in a normal Latin American market....More

Thank Shoesandboyz
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We had heard one of the staff talking about "Pupusas" on a local radio program as part of a cultural festival and I became intrigued with El Salvadoran cuisine and we headed over there for lunch. I had one of the corn and rice pupusas...More

Thank ChairmanMike
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent Salvadoran restaurant in Ottawa, Canada. I enjoyed the dishes authentic of El Salvador. Great atmosphere here and really friendly staff. Thank you.

Thank Rajitha B
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We stayed at the Travelodge Ottawa East and found this restaurant by Google mapping the area. It had great reviews and we had never eaten Salvadorian food, so we had to give it a try. It was a great dining experience for our family of...More

Thank MissGeorgiana
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

With all the excellent reviews of this place, I was expecting more. I had the steak dish with the chorizo sausage, and they didn't even ask how I wanted the steak done. It came well done--no options. The service was good and friendly, and the...More

Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Ottawa for a football weekend practice for my son and we are always looking for something different to experience so my son found this restaurant which was only 800 metered from our hotel. We were delightfully surprised by the cozy, family atmosphere and...More

Thank Carmen S
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I last came here 13 years ago with a friend. It was inexpensive and authentic then and amazingly enough its the same now. The decor is somewhat improved over 13 years ago though. This time we went with friends. I had the tacos which were...More

Thank bruceb180
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I went here for the first time the other day. The pupusas were awesome, corn not rice. The prices are also great. Must do in Ottawa.

Thank 788murrays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Latin, Central American, Salvadoran, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 5Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-724-7762
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