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Nate's Deli Family Kitchen - CLOSED

1545 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J4, Canada
+1 613-226-5050
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
14 Sep 2015
“Good breakfast”
17 Jul 2015
“Closed for Reno's?? or Just Closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Canadian
1545 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2015

Ate there for breakfast. Good food, special was $4.99You have to ask for the breakfast special. Its not on the menu.

Thank ruther2
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Dropped by today as it is on the way to work and noticed the brown paper on the windows - it now states the place is for sale - hopefully someone will clarify, as a few days ago a small sign stated it was under...More

8  Thank Stephan1547
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Dave Smith, Ottawa's living legend' is at the helm of the deli that bears the famous Nate's name on Merivle Road. Gone, now is Scott, who had become a nuisance giving more attention to his political aspirations than smoked meat.

1  Thank Stuball1
Reviewed 9 April 2015

This evening my wife decided to go to Nate's on Merivale, it was around 19:00 and just a few customers were finishing their meals. It had been awhile when we there last. I love smoked meat sandwich. As our server was taking our order, he...More

Thank Jean-Claude M
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The food and service at Nates is first rate! The smoke meat on rye bread is so tasty and the meat so succulent! Any choice on the menu is first class. The service is friendly, fast and efficient. It doesn't matter the size of your...More

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

We had a late breakfast here with friends and 3 young children. The staff were nice and welcoming, and promptly found high chairs for the toddlers. We tried the smoked meat with eggs, which was nice and all came with potato wedges. The food was...More

Thank JuddFamily3
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Nate's consistantly produces the very best in smoked meat products bar none. Tried smoked meat from many restaurants in Ottawa, Montreal, New York and other places throughout North America and you CANNOT find a better smoked meat SAMICH than Nate's. It is the best of...More

Thank emmittOttawaOn
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Best smoke meat in Ottawa. thinly sliced. great rye, fries and pickle. Dave Smith is preparing the food behind the counter. The staff is good. They have catering service.

Thank Bernie1112014
Reviewed 17 October 2014 via mobile

I have been going to Nates since the 1960s. In the beginning it was a haven for pseudo Jewish food. Pierre Trudeau was one of the celebrities that frequented the place. It has been reincarnated in Nepean but Dave Smith is still behind the counter....More

1  Thank Bernard S
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Nothing special to write home about ... wouldn't go back. Partner had the smoke meat special was typical, nothing special about it. I had the tuna with fries ... tuna was dry, fries well it takes a lot to mess those up.

Thank Gin V
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Restaurant Details

American, Canadian
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1545 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 3J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-226-5050
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