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Corazon De Maiz Mexican Food

#69 of 2,189 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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55 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9C3, Canada
11:30 - 17:30
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Thu - Fri 11:30 - 19:30
Sat - Wed 11:30 - 17:30
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must try if you're in Ottawa and looking for authentic Mexican. I have tried it over 10 times and always consistently great! Exploding with flavour and their homemade hot sauces you can try them all!

Thank Christine3131
Mexico City, Mexico
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Mexican living in Ottawa, I was very happy to find real Mexican food. Everybody was super friendly and it reminded me of home. I'll go back for sure!! Viva Mexico!!!

Thank RealVictoriaJim
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

It's all fantastic. Enthusiastic and professional culinary artists. Authentic, Authentic, Authentic...Try for yourself

Thank Radop211
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Every time I go to Corazon de Maiz Their is a lineup. A good sign of good food. This cozy restaurant is owned and operated by a young Mexican couple. The food has the real taste of Mexico, even if it has been adapted to the Canadian taste. I highly recommend the Tortilla soup. The tacos and burritos are delicious.... More 

Thank EnriqueA25
West New York, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Leslie and I went to Corazon De Maiz for a late lunch last summer during our trip to Canada. We fell in **love** with their food. Their an authentic Mexican spot that has so many varieties of hot sauces. It's also so nice that the owners are there greeting everyone and checking in. We bought some bottles of their sauce... More 

Thank Matthew David R... R
Ottawa, Canada
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place you stop at for a quick bite. There are two or three tables and seats at the counter. I love their soft tacos with either chicken or beef. Get an order of three and you're good to go; it's great value for money. They also have a selection of hot sauces and Mexican soft... More 

Thank Michael D
Ottawa, Canada
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126 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Had a late lunch here several days ago and this place never disappoints. I ordered the pork tacos and the tacos were full of flavour and with the addition of the diablo salsa, very spicy. Ottawa for years has not had great Mexican food, but now that has changed thanks to places like this.

Thank Stirling B
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

After living in Mexico for a few years it is aways hard to find the proper Mexican dish, I found it on holidays in Ottawa. Former I would go back and eat here. Delcious

Thank Just-Cope
Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

It's a small place in the By Ward Market but I think it's a great place to check out if you want some good Mexican food. You can tell they put their heart into their cooking and the staff are all super friendly. I had a chicken burrito and very much enjoyed it! There isn't much space so best to... More 

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Duong To, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The owners Eric and Marianna are from Mexico city and take sooooo much pride in their food and greet every customer with a huge genuine smile. Food is always fresh, top quality and authentic!!!. Generous portions of pork, beef and/or Chicken. I eat here at least once a week and have for over 2 years now. Never disappointed...if I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-244-1661

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?