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El Meson - CLOSED

94 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8B2, Canada
+1 613-744-8484
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
18 Jun 2017
“First visit since rebranding and renovations.”
13 Mar 2016
“menace to society”
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, Spanish, Portuguese
94 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8B2, Canada
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2017

This used to be the place to visit when I was craving great Paella which was usually about once a month. That was several years ago and due its location and changing culinary cravings I had not been back until several weeks ago. The atmosphere...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We saw the chef leaving the bathroom without washing his hands-plates in this place are stained and dirty and my colleague saw a pubic hair in his wine glass. This place is not clean and I hope City of Ottawa inspectors pay them a visit...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Change of name and added decor makes for a new experience. The historical pictures of the building of Beechwood Street and of a time gone by is interesting. New layout of first floor bar rectifies a long needed addition. Food and wine were excellent and...More

Thank 428rb
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This is a restaurant that was formerly called "El Masson" but has been renovated and the name changed to "Clarkstown Kitchen and Bar". Clarkstown was the original name of the district in which it is located. The renovation (face lift) resulted in a very enjoyable...More

Thank Allan372014
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Love the atmosphere. Love the food - it's "Iberian" - Spanish and Portuguese. It is my restaurant of choice when I want great food and great service at a reasonable price.

Thank laurelrs
Reviewed 30 July 2015

What impressed me at this location was the dining room, classily appointed, with food served in the same manner. It comes as a bit of a surprise considering that the formerly quaint neighbourhood of Beechwood Village looks slightly abandoned these days. Between on-going renovations and...More

Thank Vladimiramirela
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We celebrated our anniversary at El Meson recently. We had been once before with a large group and liked the food. The spices and flavors are really wonderful. We thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere, the food and staff.

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The Meson is an "hiberic restautrant" serving mainly Spanish and Portuguese cuisines, but we found out that the Chef was Swiss and our waiter was Scottish.... The place is an old Victorian house far from the turistic part of Ottawa. The food was good and...More

1  Thank Serge L
Reviewed 19 July 2015

After driving by this place for year and hearing good reviews, it was time for me to give this place a try. Alas, this first visit will be my last. Our visit got off on a weird note when I gave the waiter/host my last...More

Thank OttawaMimi
Reviewed 18 March 2015

I have been at El Meson on several occasions, invited by my business associates, with my staff, with friends and members of my family. Every time we have been served like kings. The staff is amazing. They have knowledge of the various dishes they serve...More

Thank Marek S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-744-8484
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