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Cora's Breakfast & Lunch

$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
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179 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X8 , Canada
+1 613-241-7642
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a quaint restaurant right on Rideau street, with delicious food and good service. Meals were fresh and served promptly by friendly staff. The prices are very good for he quality of the meal you get.

Thank Gord C
Tromsø - Rovaniemi
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204 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time at Cora in Ottawa, been several visits in Montreal. Menu is the same - only in english... ;-) Same good food with a lot of fresh fruit. A great start of the day.

Thank Frode R
Montreal, Canada
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138 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Fruits are key to their marketing strategy... but they ought to be sweet... I paid 13$ + for a bowl of yogurt and fruits. Bananas were not ripe, as usual. Other fruits were not sweet at all. All this leaves customers with a bitter taste. #sad The menu looks so good... why not pay careful attention to the fruits they... More 

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97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Staying at Les Suites in Ottawa and decided to go out to Cora's for breakfast. There was a large group of 80 or more on a tour and they were just finishing as we came in. I had a quick breakfast of eggs and pea meal and it was great. My wife had french toast strawberry avalanche and it was... More 

Thank therivs
Welland, Canada
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Came here 3 days in a row for breakfast during our trip to Ottawa in January. The service was okay. Our orders were taken quickly and the actual food was cooked very fast as well. My only issue with this particular Cora's is that they don't keep on top of your coffee refills as diligently as other locations I've been... More 

Thank Nemmii
Gatineau, Canada
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

never disappointed, no matter what you order you get a big plate and the presentation on the plate is very good. The fruits are always fresh, the service each time has been very good. On the weekends there is mostly a line up but they get throught it fast. The line up is because everyone enjoys eating here

Thank stephenjolicoeur
Oakville, Canada
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place service is always top shelf here! lots of coffee refills and prompt courteous wait staff. The presentation is always a great surprise and tasty as well.

Thank Thunderbuddy1
Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We went to the Cora for address 179 rideau street ottawa . Service is ok, food is good but much calories lol. Show pictures for you.

Thank 20130124
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Exactly what was called for on New Years morning. Luc, our waiter, was awesome. Always a bit of a line up but worth the wait.

Thank CanadaT-Bar
Halifax, NS
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233 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I haven't found too much variance at Cora's across the country - they mostly serve the same food, offer the same good service, and have the same slightly-higher-than-I'd-prefer-to-pay-but-will-anyway. This one is very much the same. No complaints!

Thank JB81ontheroad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-7642

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