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Flipper's Restaurant

#143 of 2,431 Restaurants in Ottawa
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Gluten Free Options
819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
+1 613-232-2703
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (33 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“haddock” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After numerous visits over a 30 year period, this restaurant has never disappointed. Casual, with a touch of elegance, creates a comfortable experience. Well balanced and affordable choices for food and wine complete the perfectly relaxing dinning experience. This is complemented by the eclectic décor...More

Thank PDB111
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to Flipper's for nearly 30 years and it consistently has fresh and flavorful seafood. The ambiance is warm, the restaurant is just the right size and there are a few interesting pieces of nautical paraphernalia on the walls, etc.

Thank ottawa198
Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had dinner last night while visiting Ottawa. The restaurant was very busy which always provides a sense of anticipation for good food. The servers are efficient and accommodating. The uniqueness of the hand written"Specials" menu created a feeling that something good was about to...More

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The location is great, the decor is very neat and the food was fantastic. Unfortunately, the service was a bit slow and not particularly friendly.

Thank WayneVdM
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We decided we needed to get away from the Byward Market and city center, and see more of Ottawa. Flippers is above another restaurant of Bank Street and we almost walked right by it. It's a nice intimate dining space with a comfortable bar in...More

Thank SC5100
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Service is good. Not exceptional but certainly good. Choice of seafood was absolutely amazing. Both the starters and the main course were exceptional. I had a cod dish that was probably the best I have ever had. My wife had an equally excellent meal. Reasonable...More

Thank OttawaCurler
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner and were very impressed by the ever changing menu and great fish options. The prices are so good for an upscale seafood place in Ottawa as well. Service was also excellent. This will be our new go to when bringing family...More

Thank leahstarr181
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I like the food here. We enjoyed the high top chairs with a view of Bank. We both enjoyed our seafood and will definitely come back for another meal.

Thank Neil38
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Absolutely amazing seafood. Such a wide variety of seafood items incorporated in different cuisines ranging from Asian (Pad Thai) to Mexican (tacos) as well as your usual grilled or pan seared fish. The seating is also very nice and somewhat romantic, great for a couples...More

2  Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Food was very good but service a little slow. Not a great selection for nice wines. Nice grilled vegetables. Basically, all the dishes were well received and were excellent.

Thank OttawaBarb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-2703
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