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Canvas Resto-Bar

65 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0X9, Canada
+1 613-729-1991
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak frites” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (3 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
65 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0X9, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place is tired. After we had been seated for about 5 minutes, the waitress came over to tell us the specials and asked us what we wanted to order. We wanted drinks first, so we ordered (wine and Pimms), but were told that "cucumbers...More

Thank Buzzus
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I feel so lucky to have experience the delectable cuisine of chef Charles at Canvas in Ottawa. My steak which had been prepared sous-vide was possibly the best I've ever tasted. Every member of our large party enjoyed not only the wonderful menu but alo,...More

Thank Attirgi
Reviewed 21 October 2017

It was a nice comfortable restaurant. The service was very friendly and nice and the food was pretty decent. Prices were reasonable. The place was clean and bright.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We chose Canvas for our 25th wedding anniversary. We were a group of 18 family members. It worked so well! Proprietor Charles did such a good job: meeting w us ahead of time, helping us make menu choices. Our guests loved the food, the convivial...More

Thank jebpasieka
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I recently visited Ottawa and came across this cute and charming resto-bar on Holland Avenue. I was hesitant to go in since the menu outside did not have anything gluten free. The owner came out and reassured me that he would make me his special...More

Thank D-Ranella
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Sometimes the wait staff can make or break a meal. Tonight Heather made our meal. She was the perfect blend of friendly and professional. I had the flat bread special which included caramelized onions, chicken, tomatoes salsa and goat cheese. It was very tasty; fresh...More

Thank Maryanne S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had read that the restaurant provided French cuisine. It did not as far as our dishes were concerned. We were aware that the restaurant is not very attractive from the outside but we decided to try it because we had read other reviews. Two...More

Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Back again to see Charles and his wonderful restaurant on Holland Avenue. The service was excellent. The food was great. Charles allows some flexibility for your pallet. Good wine to go along with a great meal. no one rushing you out of the restaurant. Thanks...More

Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Canvas is by far my favourite restaurant around my workplace. It is such a cozy place that I wish I had more time at my breaks to eat there everyday. The service is impeccable. The server is adorable. And the owner is a true food...More

Thank estelalutero
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was my first time at Canvas and won't be my last. I was pleasantly surprised at the coziness and laid-back ambiance it exudes. Three of us dined there for lunch, and the menu isn't overwhelming and offers something for everyone. There is a daily...More

Thank WineGoddess74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-729-1991
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