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Pelican Grill

#38 of 2,200 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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99-1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2, Canada
+1 613-526-5229
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11:30 - 20:30
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Sun 10:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great seafood, fresh and affordable. Good service and exceptional quality. The oysters were $1/each in season! Wine selection is also very good. We go every month or more if we can.

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Thank Farah C
Ottawa, Canada
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95 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I recently reviewed this restaurant and I recently returned. Based on the return, I want to give it one more star. While not deathly allergic to cilantro, I can't really tolerate that spice. I asked the server if the dish ordered could come without cilantro. No, he said, cilantro was in rather than on the dish. A moment later he... More 

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Thank Bernard S
Montreal, Canada
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went last minute and they made room for us even though the place was full. Had the crab cakes ~ fresh~ very tasty! Also the lobster roll with side of salad and fries was really good. Lots of fresh lobster piled on a very tasty bun. Friendly service, cool atmosphere. Worth the 15 minute drive out of downtown.

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Thank ChristinaB42
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

"We'll have a table for you in a couple minutes" we're told when we arrive. We're given menus to review while we wait. Moments later glasses of fresh, ice cold water are brought to us. A minute passes and we're warmly escorted to a great table by the window. $1 oysters are great. You know when you order fish and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did not have time to stay for lunch - sadly! But we had time to grab some great takeout from the attached store. The clam chowder was fresh, rich, and chock full of good stuff. So yummy! The delicious crab cakes needed nothing to make them more amazing but the miso aioli was a great little foil to the... More 

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Thank CathyV63
Ottawa, Ontario
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from its location in a strip mall on one of Ottawa's main thoroughfares, everything about this combination fish market and restaurant is just right. Well prepared fish and seafood from a short menu with maybe about ten appetizers and an equal number of entrees. Here, it's all about concentrating on a few menu items done perfectly. We had shrimp,... More 

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Thank Michael P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality is average ..i went there based on Tripadvisor reviews , the staff were friendly and helpful. Had fish tacos, Shrimp Satay, Crispy Calamari for as an appetizers..then Salmon & baked trout for the main course..the service was abit slow but the atmosphere will help to wait and talk..i have been to many seafood restaurants in and outside the... More 

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Thank Moatasem1976
Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I have long been a patron of this nice restaurant. It is bright and cheerful (if not a little loud), great service, and beautifully prepared fish. The menu is not extensive but everything on it is tempting. Wine is a little expensive, I find. There is also a fish bar attached and I go every week for excellent fish (so... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I occasionally escape the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives, including our two tiny humans, and grab a lunch date. This is one of our favourite spots. I really enjoy the moules frites and I think my husband has had everything on the menu with no complaints. It is small and reservations are recommended. If you... More 

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Thank Stephanie L
St. Catharines, Canada
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Nice place, very friendly and accommodating, but the timing of the service was a bit of a let down . Great location and lots of parking.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$36
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99-1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-526-5229
Description
A casual seafood bistro with a fresh fish market attached. We are only interested in serving the freshest fish and seafood we can get!

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