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Ahora Restaurant Mexicain

307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
+1 613-562-2081
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
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11 - 20 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Although the restaurant was in the basement of a building and it was rainy and gloomy outside, the restaurant was bright and colourful. You go up and make your order get drinks and load up on your salsas, then you sit down and the server...More

Thank hk2000442
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was decorated in a Mexican theme. The ambiance left you feeling like you could be in Mexico (also because it was super hot in there). The food was delicious. I had the quesadilla and salad with a strawberry daiquiri. The price was very...More

Thank KLD92
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a light dinner after taking in some entertainment in the Byward Market area. We had guacamole and bead dip for our two starters followed by quesadillas for our meal. Very fresh and tasty. Prices were excellent. Don't bring a sweater though.....hot just like...More

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little basement restaurant. A little cramped and hot, but well worth it. The food was tasty and with access to the condiment bar you can spice things up if you like. Nice atmosphere. Will definitely recommend to others when asked.

Thank Erinmart
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Absolutely delicious food at reasonable (not cheap but not that expensive) prices. I would give this place 5 stars but the space is too cramped to be enjoyable for me personally. This restaurant may NOT be accessible for those with mobility issues as it is...More

Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were in the Byward Market for La Machine and we popped into this basement eatery for lunch. It was packed but we got a good table. There is no table service but the counter service was efficient. Menu had a good selection especially for...More

Thank hpk2016
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

It certainly is colourful but I expected a more authentic Mexican experience. This is the only Mexican restaurant I have been to anywhere, including Mexico that did not bring complementary tortilla chips and salsa to the table. A good place would have homemade chips and...More

Thank trifele
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Delicious food in a truly Mexican atmosphere. Very busy but they moved quickly and we were delighted. Salsa bar lets you choose your own sauces and condiments. Reasonably priced and great central location near Byward Market. Decor is earthy - felt great to be surrounded...More

Thank Myra S
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I love this little Mexican restaurant! Easy to miss, in the basement of a building on Dalhousie street with a small sign outdoor. I always order the Burrito Grande with chips and rice. Really good portions for less than 15$. They offer a salsa bar...More

Thank Saramelie7
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I haven't found a better tasting plate of nachos anywhere else. If you venture past just that as your meal then anything else you choose will be awesome. This restaurant allows you to sit and review the menu but then you order and pay at...More

Thank Nancy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-2081
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