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96 Sparks St | at Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
+1 613-232-4936
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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96 Sparks St | at Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
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Reviews (55)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here thinking it was a sandwich shop (there are pictures on the door which indicate this) but when I asked if all they had was on display (and there were no sandwiches) I was told yes. I had some carrot cake -a huge...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're paying more money for good coffee and baked goods and sandwiches, it should be worth it. The food and drinks were fine, but I prefer to go elsewhere for the same price.

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I used to be a very dedicated and loyal client at Bridgehead until they introduced their bytown boom dark coffee. I wish they go back to the old days when they had the best dark coffee in town and stop serving the bytown because it...More

Thank MiMeg123
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We popped into Bridgehead for coffee and found it quite good - we actually liked the coffee better than Starbucks.

Thank denver60
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Bridgehead is a chain similar to Starbucks but better overall. Some of the coffee (which is rotated) is better than others, but if you like trying something different now and again this is the place. Bridgehead has the diverse clientele that make for a more...More

Thank jonathaneb2017
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stopped for coffee/tea and cookies. The cakes all looked good and the granola cookie was lovely. Good tea too

Thank SulinQ
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stopped here for cold beers and a few appetizers before making our way to Parliament Hill. The appetizers we had were very good and the service was excellent.

Thank Darlene6105
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This cafe on beechwood is cozy and has indoor as well as outdoor seating.....its quite packed and the aroma of coffee lures you .....the staff is very friendly and efficient ...however the choice of teas was very limited since a few were out of stock...More

Thank PCtravelfreak
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Quiet coffee shop where relax after a walking tour of the city and drink a good coffee or shaken iced tea.

Thank GFranky
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Bridgehead is a great spot to get some good coffee and curl up with a book or some homework. They do close kind of early, however.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
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Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Sparks St | at Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-4936