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LaPointe's Seafood Grill Cafe

#310 of 2,275 Restaurants in Ottawa
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
55 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
+1 613-241-6221
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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55 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

They have a dedicated fryer to make wonderful battered fish and the fries to go with it. I had it twice, and each time it was fried to perfection - hot and crispy! They also make nice grilled fish dishes, which they safely prepare as...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JKellyWDC
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Power was out so we headed downtown to the market to eat. We spied Lapointe’s patio and decided to eat there and people watch. Abby, our waitress was great - efficient, patient and friendly. She kept our water glasses filled and was attentive when needed....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CathyV63
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Recommend the Basque seafood rice dish, restaurant also serves good sushi and Asian food from the ground floor

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank William J
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My wife had oysters that were very tasty while I had an excellent Fish and Chips. This is a good place to stop for dinner and people watching in the Byward market

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MichaelOttawa_Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We came here by default since the seafood grill that we planned to visit across the street was closed. We were not keen on going downstairs but it was a nice room with lots of space between tables. My wife had the haddock fish and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hpk2016
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Was greeted with a less than friendly waitress who snarled at our stroller. I would have preferred her to offer us assistance instead of making is feel like we didn't belong there. Luckily a new waitress actually served us who did a good job but...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dana N
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We dropped in for an early lunch and had some of the best fish & chips ever. The fish (Haddock) was ultra fresh and cooked with a light batter that complemented the fish flavor rather than the usual armor plated style of batter. Price was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Herb L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We had lunch here on July 4, 2018. Two had "Basque Stew," one had the Basque Stew w/o Sriracha, and one had blackened trout. All outstanding. We started with fried smelts, also very good. Downstairs dining room was upscale. Service was good. Definitely will eat...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RaymondAsher
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant .... fresh fish , delicious food I love it ..I recommend this restaurant I enjoyed it ...

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mohamedalis864
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Very enjoyable experience. Service was excellent. The menu could have been a bit more extensive like it used to be. I went to the old location many, many times over the years, This was a pleasant change. The location in Kanata is also good with...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank PerthDarter
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Margaret D
21 April 2017|
Response from maximelY9197KA |
Yes we do. We have a selection of Cod, Haddock, Pickerel and Halibut fish & chips to go. You can also get it with a tempura batter for a gluten-free meal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 York St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-6221
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