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Elgin Street Diner

$American, ,
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
+1 613-237-9700
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (29 reviews)
“poutine” (209 reviews)
“fries” (77 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. Bright, clean and efficient. Was not sure what to have and the friendly wait staff made a delicious suggestion. The food came fast as did the service. We felt we made an excellent choice for a Saturday night dinner while visiting Ottawa. We...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there with a couple of colleagues during my stay in Ottawa. Very nice and charming place, friendly staff... and excellent poutine. Highly recommend the experience if you are in Ottawa.

Thank Ichnos70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here because of the reviews and were not disappointed. It was busy, did not wait very long, food was good and service was very good.

Thank nessy65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a busy place been a few times when we were in Ottawa so many choices and we always get the two eggs peameal bacon, always good

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had breakfast twice here. Very quick with a classic diner atmosphere. Food was good. We split the Hangover Special one morning and there was enough poutine on there for a third person. Bit of a walk from the Westin where we were staying but...More

Thank Edward C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by for a weekday breakfast with our family of 4. Service was quick, very friendly, and YUM - the food was delicious. Portions are VERY large, so keep in mind when ordering...we ordered too much, but it was all so tasty we didn't...More

Thank meghanthedancer
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We had Sunday brunch here. Service was good. It is a big busy noisy place with quick turn over so even though there was a line it went fast. The food was okay but I had Eggs bene and was a little disappointed. Someone near...More

Thank ebroughalves
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Had a great breakfast! very good service and very good price. Portions are very plentiful and couldn't eat it all.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

What’s not to love. Old style diner with crazy big portions and great diner food. You’ll see everyone in here- local residents, business people, families, tourists. Place is always hopping, service is fast and food is as described. This isn’t a gastropub so surprised at...More

Thank Babs621
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Stopped in for lunch because when I looked in the window the diner was packed which is a good indication when I am on the road. I ordered the Smokey Burger which was very fresh tasting. I would recommend this dine to other travelers. Home...More

Thank Larry D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-237-9700
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