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Al's Steakhouse

327 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M5, Canada
+1 613-233-7111
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (119 reviews)
“salad” (28 reviews)
“escargot” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, Steakhouse, Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
327 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When we entered the restaurant last night , the manager opened the door and greeted us with smile. We escorted to our table and waited for our friends to join us. We ordered escargot and cocktail shrimp,we ordered filet mignon, steak burger, stuff chicken, my...More

Thank SueMo2770
Reviewed 6 days ago

Three of us for an evening meal and it certainly seems popular. Two of us selected the steak which was expensive and the waitress couldn't accept that I only wanted steak and vegetables, insisting that it came with fries !. Surely I could have had...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for years and I believe that the service staff and chefs come from beyond the clouds. Writing this review is a privilege and is my mouth water! Great food, great service and a beautiful and warm atmosphere. My bride and...More

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay place, Wanted to go to The Shore Club or The Keg for my girlfriend's birthday but she insisted on going here so we did. We were welcomed right away and were seated but the service was not great, especially for the price you pay...More

1  Thank Ibrahim Μ
alssteakhouse, Owner at Al's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ibrahim, first and foremost, I would like to apologize for the inconvenience we caused you as well as any miscommunication from our service team. Above all else we strive to provide both excellent quality and customer service - and that is our primary goal. Given...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was looking for a restaurant close to the NAC and remembered Al's on Elgin St. called and made reservations for two on Valentine's Day. We were greeted at the door, and ased for our coats so they could be hung up downstairs and then meet...More

Thank frances5228
alssteakhouse, Manager at Al's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for rating us 5 Stars! We're glad that you chose to celebrate Valentine's Day with us. Apologies that your seat wasn’t too your liking, we added a few new tables to accommodate the high demand that day. Next time your in please feel...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Throughout our almost fifty years in Ottawa, Al's has been the place to go for steak! We didn't recognize the refurbished interior, now managed by a new generation of the family, but the steaks are as good as ever! Be prepared for 14oz and 16oz...More

Thank Billitchyfeet
alssteakhouse, Manager at Al's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We're glad that you've enjoyed many years of dining with us and are looking forward to many more memories to share with you.

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We have now past the fifty mark for our burger search. Al’s is arguably one of the top spots in town for meat where the service has always been stellar and Al’s salad dressing one of the best we have ever had( makes the back...More

Thank connor g
alssteakhouse, Owner at Al's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing Al's Steakhouse! Always happy to hear when our customers are satisifed with our service as our primary goal is to provide you with a quality dining experience. We've taken your comments to heart and now provide an 80/20 ratio in our...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Excellent meal and service! The food was great - I had salmon and my friend had steak, with excellent starters. I would recommend it anytime!

Thank Christine B
alssteakhouse, Manager at Al's Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're happy that you enjoyed your meal and dining experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The BEST steak in town!!!! The restaurant is beautiful and comfy! The staff are very friendly and very helpful!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Visited for business in August, our group had great wine(recommended by the waiter), several apps including escargots, main dishes and deserts. The experience started off with very well prepared appetizers that we shared, got even better with the steaks, I had a Porterhouse that melted...More

Thank Kevin M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$46
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Private Dining, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-7111
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Now in the business of serving superb meals for over 50 years, Al's proudly offers only certified Angus beef, as well as succulent chicken dishes, seafood, and even hearty lunchtime salads, sandwiches, and filet mignons. And it's all served up by a friendly, knowledgeable staff amidst chic, contemporary decor. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Al's also boasts a conference room that can accommodate up to 130 guests. Reservations recommended. Ample free parking.
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