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Flipper's Restaurant

) #226 of 2,233 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
+1 613-232-2703
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (29 reviews)
“haddock” (5 reviews)
“shrimp” (11 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bland walls, snug and somewhat uncomfortably hot. Not a place to go to impress someone. But the food was very tasty. For starters, we had the salmon sliders (small fish burgers) - these were good. And the rolls - basic chinese like oily rolls. Jumbo...More

Thank nomad_timo
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided along with some good friends to try Flipper's Happy Hour. This entails a glass of wine, limited choice but very good, for $5.00, plus oysters at $1.00 each and $5.00 for 6 large shrimps with cocktail sauce. The Happy Hour goes from 5...More

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After much research and review reading, wanting to have a great dinner in Ottawa, we certainly found it at Flipper's. The atmosphere was very eclectic and welcoming. The service was quite attentive, until they got very busy. With only one person serving all the occupied...More

Thank HHIloverOhio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A most wonderful experience the service was unique and food well prepared visited serveral times while in Ottawa and service is always excellent

Thank Hedger2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know where to go, so I chose this restaurant thru Trip Advisor and I was very sastisfied with the quality of the fish, vegetables and mash potatos with crust.

Thank Pascal P
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Had a lovely dinner there with a friend and husb. I had Haddock rolled in coconut and it was amazing. Husb and friend had oysters and both really enjoyed those. Husb had pickerel, one of his favorites and friend had Haddock as well, without the...More

Thank LyndaH666
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Was violently ill after eating at this restaurant for 24 hours. The restaurant ambiance is good and the food was tasty. Had the seafood chowder and calamari. Felt unwell 1 hour post. Then 3 hours after meal felt violently sick for 8 consecutive hours. Still...More

Thank Mistborned
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Located in the Glebe, this is a fabulous restaurant for seafood. Service is very good and the meals are delicious.

Reviewed 7 March 2017

The food is above average but not cheap,the service is middle of the road. I would say its almost a romantic location, except for all the old people (including myself). Not exactly a hipster locale.

Thank jonathaneb2017
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Last minute reservation for family of three - I had forgotten - manager helped me out and created a table, turned out to be the best place to sit in the place, our opinion. We ordered appetizers, entrees, and deserts from across the menu. Everything...More

Thank donwoodard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-2703
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