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Shawarma Castle

178 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X6, Canada
+1 613-789-0009
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
178 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X6, Canada
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11 - 20 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 16 February 2016

The shawarma was delicious. Fresh and hot. Try the spicy garlic sauce it has a nice kick. Good portion size, so tasty. The staff was very attentive and helpful, they even threw in a bag of pita to go with our 3 shawarma plates that...More

Thank ShrekFiona58
Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

This was the best shawarma I had ever eaten. The selections were so wide I didn't know what to choose from. Once I did i had to his back the very next day for one. The guy in the shop was so friendly. Big up...More

Thank JahmekyanUte
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stopped in after a day trip to the city, had never heard of it, just wanted something quick and warm. We are so glad we did! The proprietor was so nice and personable, and took time to explain what everything was. We got a...More

1  Thank sukeduke
Reviewed 12 January 2016

Friendly people and I had my shawarma on a a real plate! I visited a few times, before 2015, when my daughter was attending the university in Ottawa. I received the best service and shawarma ever. I've had shawarmas in Toronto, Hamilton, Vancover and Saudi...More

Thank camper226
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Had a plate of chicken shawarma - Generous portions Friendly staff Fresh ingredients Delicious foods

Thank TnT613
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I was visiting Ottawa last week and wanted to try Shawarma for the first time. I googled best shawarma in Ottawa" and Castle Shawarma was the closet location to me. It's nice and close to the Rideau centre, easy to find. The man who served...More

Thank cdwlsn
Reviewed 8 September 2015

i tried it while i was there with my family, simply it is very clean restaurant with a traditional lebanese food, i love it.

Thank roy e
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

On my most recent visit, I entered the third option (No Tip) on the 'Tip,' feature. Understandably, with the low Canadian dollar, the overhead cost of maintaining a shawarma has risen dramatically. The gentleman who prepared my plate looked at the store copy of my...More

Thank KaraokeDivo
Reviewed 21 July 2015

My sister lived in Ottawa for a year, and every time we made the trek out to see her, a visit to Shawarma Castle was an absolute MUST - either for lunch at least once during the course of the trip, or for takeout before...More

1  Thank r33nie
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Amazing restaurant, I had lunch here every day during my time in Ottawa. And of course night snack every party night! I have to say that this is the far best shawarma in Ottawa, I have tried several places just for fun to compare, but...More

Thank Rasmus L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-0009
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