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Big Easy's Seafood and Steakhouse

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228 Preston St | K1R 7R4, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R4, Canada
+1 613-565-3279
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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202 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

Been there twice and both times the food was great; ended up having three courses both time. A must visit if you want good food.

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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2014

went with group of people and we shared several appetizers all which were very good. Raw oysters were fresh and priced to market (not cheap not more expensive). Tartar, coconut shrimp, scallops, beef tenderloin were all good. The best was my seafood fondue which was rich and filled with seafood. Honestely best I've have, better than Montreal, Quebec, Maggog. Highly... More 

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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

My first time at Big Easy, Preston street. Not what I expected especially in Little Italy. Good food, friendly staff, I was impressed. The decor, setting and mood was what I expected . A little overpriced for what you get but worth it for a special occasion. I think the Big Easy is average , I was not awed ,... More 

Naples Florida
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196 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

Chose this place through Tripadvisor, went two couples for the first time. The server was excellent, the atmosphere very busy and exciting, the food was pretty good. A mix of steak and seafood, all very tasty, well presented, enjoyed the three bottles of wine.....a fun time!

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

My wife and I chose "Big Easy's" to celebrate our 32nd anniversary, and we were not disappointed. From the moment we were welcomed and seated, we were enlightened, educated, and entertained by the excellent staff. The steak commodore was perfect, and my Maritimer wife raved over the Nova Scotia scallops. The meal was capped off with a pair of diet-destroying... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

My husband and I love having dinner here. We are never disappointed. The staff is very nice and helpful and always very attentive. The food is great with a little spicy Cajun kick to it... We come here when we want to treat ourselves but don't necessarily want to be in a Chi-Chi place. We love the relaxed atmosphere of... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

We had an early supper for there here. The service from the kitchen was very slow and when I cam out it was as though the pasta and stake had been under a heat lamp for the duration. Value for money is not what this place offers

Ottawa, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is one of our favorite restaurants with excellent food and service. It is a little pricey but it is all worth it as the food is always good. Their Blackened Salmon Pontchartrain and Broiled Shrimps are fantastic, they have the best crab cakes we have ever tasted and their dirty rice is to die for. The service is very... More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

After a lot of research on-line, & this being our first visit to Ottawa, we decided on Big Easy's as one of our restaurant choices. We were NOT disappointed! I was originally very skeptical about their claim of having real Kobe beef, as it is extremely scarce in North America., so I e-mailed them & they assured me that their... More 

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144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

This is definitely an upper class place. A little bit on the expensive side but they treat you as if you are in classy restaurant. The steak and scallops we had were both very good and the wine was pretty good too. We were there in late afternoon before it got busy and the service was great, This is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 99
Seafood, Steakhouse, Cajun & Creole, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Preston St | K1R 7R4, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-3279
A fantastic selection of fresh shucked oysters, Alberta AAA Sterling Beef & Japanese Kobe Beef, fresh fish and seafood, all served with a New Orleans flair. Take the historic foundation of Creole Louisiana style cuisine, combine it with fresh local ingredients to create the most delectable flavour combinations, and that is what you find at Big Easy's--great food, wine, and service in a relaxed warm environment.A thoughtful wine list has been carefully chosen to compliment the tastes of Louisiana. Stop in for some oysters and a sip of fine wine at the fun & energetic oyster bar, or you can enjoy a more intimate atmosphere in the dining room.

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