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The Green Door

198 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C6, Canada
+1 613-234-9597
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, great food - but you have to overlook/beware of the bizarre method the patrons have for reserving tables. Haven't seen it since eating in Grade 10 cafeteria. They put their coats on a table and then go up to get the food!? You stay...More

Thank Sidney J
Reviewed 3 December 2017

4 of us enjoyed our meal here, and I'd go here again. It is a popular spot, so at peak times you may have to wait for a table. There is a hot and cold buffet. Service is cafeteria style. You're charged by the weight...More

Thank Caanaadaa
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had dinner at the Green Door a couple of nights while in Ottawa and really enjoyed it. While the set-up is pretty informal, paying for the meal by weight, the selection is really good and the food was fresh, flavourful and had a homemade...More

1  Thank htravelbug
Reviewed 24 October 2017

If you're looking for a vegetarian restaurant with a wide variety of food this is the place. Everything from soups to desserts. Even have organic beer and wine. It is a buffet style restaurant you can either have it to go or eat in. The...More

1  Thank mary w
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I was looking for a vegetarian friendly place in Ottawa and online had recommended 'The Green Door'. Its not really a restaurant but rather a buffet of options where you make a plate of what you want and pay based on weight. There are a...More

1  Thank 0504Traveller
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We ate dinner at The Green Door, and the food was wonderful. With certain exceptions, you pay for the meal by its weight (not yours!). There were plenty of delicious items from which to choose, both hot and cold items. In addition, I am on...More

1  Thank tpr244
Reviewed 3 October 2017

They have a wonderful selection of vegetarian food, you fill your plate, have it weighed and pay accordingly. Hard to choose as the selection if so good.

2  Thank Pat C
Reviewed 1 October 2017

It is a smorgasbord of fabulous vegetarian/vegan foods, clearly labelled and beautifully displayed. Hot foods, cold foods, soups, gorgeous breads, luscious desserts, and on and on. I love to pop in here after a long day, and recharge.

2  Thank marcia s
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The staff was very nice and prices were pretty good..My family & I enjoyed our time. A wide variety of vegetarian, vegan, and Gluten free food.

1  Thank firstmann
Reviewed 5 September 2017

My wife and I recently ate at this restaurant, and we both loved it. I have never seen so many tasty vegetarian dishes in one place! I really wished that I lived in Ottowa because I would eat at this restaurant several times a week!!!...More

1  Thank Charlie S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 Main St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 1C6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-9597
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Well established (1988) and highly acclaimed, recently renovated (2014), vegetarian, pay-by-weight. Featuring organic and local ingredients. Our meals are a nutritional, visual, and tasty good value.
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