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Dick Drive In and Dairy Dip

1400 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9, Canada
+1 613-274-3425
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“burger” (42 reviews)
“black cherry” (2 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Diner, Canadian
1400 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9, Canada
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Ordered the veggie dog combo for myself. The veggie dog was so over cooked the outer'skin" could not even be chewed. Fries were average greasy fries, nothing special at all. Had a black Cherry Float which was okay. My Daughter had the veggie burger and...More

Thank Kelli O
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Went there a few days ago and ordered the lunch special "a cheeseburger with fries and a drink for $9.99. The food was average but the advertising is misleading. It appears that you can have any choice of meat for your burger for this special...More

Thank Travellingsoulottawa
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This time I tried the Philly Steak sandwich. Steak was cooked perfectly and the flavour was good. Sandwich lacked cheese which in my opinion is an intregal part of a good Philly Cheese Steak sandwich. Would not order it again. I'll stick with the burgers....More

1  Thank Islandhopper365
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A retro, 50's style diner with delicious home-made, hamburgers and generous milkshakes. A family favourite (although there is no kids menu)

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We had a Groupon and fully enjoyed our meal. Burger with rings and veggie burger and fries. Nice to have a home-made burger (both meat and veggie). Veggie burger was very substantial and bean-based, no "fake meat". Hubby loved his milkshake. We'll be back!

Thank Wolflow
Reviewed 2 January 2017

1st time there and look at the menu, this place carry some special burgers such as OSTRICH, KANGAROO, ALBERTA BISON. Even didn't try any of those, the place was worth to go back, especially their big "rotating" Milkshakes icon inside and the old black disk...More

Thank chinttong
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! Had a amazing meal! Had the Montreal burger with fries. Burger was cooked perfectly and fries are hand cut. So yummy ! Will be back again for sure . Really nice place .

Thank Meg3785
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews and checked the hours. Drove over to find it closed even though hours on door showed as closing two hours later. A note on the door would have been nice.

Thank miaandearl
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Decided to drop in last evening with my wife and son for a burger, glad we did!! Son had Kangaroo burger, very moist and tasted flavourful, I had the spicy Blue Cheese burger, also flavourful, and my wife really enjoyed the Chili, full of meat...More

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The décor reminds you a little of the 50s.... happy vibe of another era! The food was great! Simple but cooked perfectly. Loved the Club!

1  Thank jprice311
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Fast food, Diner, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0Y9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-274-3425
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