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Bridgehead Coffeehouse

#375 of 2,356 Places to Eat in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Cafe, Canadian
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151 O'Connor St., Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H6, Canada
+1 613-288-0397
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204 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Locally owned franchise that now has more coffee shops than starbucks and second cup combined. Prices are a bit lower than competition and coffee is very good.

Thank Hunter k
Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Bridgehead is my favourite coffee house in Ottawa - the coffee is great tasting (for me dark roast!), the service is great, wifi is available, and the coffee and threat is organic and fair trade. Can't beat it!

Thank Ron D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I ordered their chai latte n quinoa coffee cake. The latte was the better than expected. The cake could have been better. The staff eas very friendly and overall it was a positive experience. I'd go there again.

Thank PSDPSD2014
Ottawa, Canada
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170 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I'm a bit biased, because this location is in my office building, but I find this a convenient place for grabbing a coffee (or an informal coffee meeting space), a light lunch, or a tasty snack. I generally find their roasts are a bit bitter/strong, but when I'm in the mood for that, I like going here. What I really... More 

Windsor, Canada
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173 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This place was clean, well organized, modern, packed and innovative. Samples of carbonated coffee lined the bar and the place was packed.

Thank boomgraham
North Vancouver, Canada
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

It's always a shame when you go to places like the Bridgehead and receive a decent cup of coffee but are provided with tasteless food.l

Thank Robert W
Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

I place coffee drinkers in three categories: 1) No knowledge of coffee (Tim Horton's) 2) Moderate knowledge of coffee (Starbucks) 3) Refined taste (Bridgehead) I'm a former Tim Horton's, Starbucks and current Bridgehead coffee drinker. When I was uneducated and not sure what the coffee scene was all about, I drank Tim Horton's. I was convinced to try Starbucks and... More 

Thank John K
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Had the best cappuccino in Ottawa here. Way better than StarBs. Old school awesome! This place is a must visit for coffee lovers.

Thank Jay F
Somers, New York
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262 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Stopped by here recently while walking around the Market. I really enjoyed the decaf Latte that I ordered. They don't use any sweeteners in their lattes, which is perfect for me. The place is cozy, and offers free wifi: a nice place to stop when the weather outside is a little blustery.

Thank James W
Ottawa, Canada
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This is a good place for a coffee!!!...just kidding. It does have great service and is a good location.

Thank closing4fun

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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 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 O'Connor St., Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-288-0397

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?