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Flipper's Restaurant

#151 of 2,271 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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (30 reviews)
“shrimp” (14 reviews)
“haddock” (5 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
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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
Reviewed 11 November 2017

If this place was on a beach anywhere it would be acceptable. The fish is good but you know when it comes with a French fry or rice and vegetables option that the menu is stuck in the 1980's. Very little innovation on the menu,...More

Thank BellyFullmmmm
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Tucked away in the Glebe, a trendy area of Ottawa not far from Downtown, is a casual Seafood Restaurant called Flippers. It is independently owned and you will most likely meet the owner behind the bar. The selection is amazing and always fresh, attracting many...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My girlfriend and I try to eat here at least once a month and it's our go to place when taking friends and family out for dinner. I've never had anything but a great meal and we always leave the wine selection up to the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

First time visiting this restaurant and I was totally impressed. My sister and I shared the warm scallop salad for an appetizer. Delicious, perfectly cooked scallops and the warm carmelized pear was a great addition. My curried shrimp was excellent - curry sauce had heat...More

Thank beleafer27
Reviewed 3 September 2017

There is no way around this; my halibut was dry but my wife's order was moist and tasty. the waiter heard my grumblings and deducted the halibut and ask; " was it really dry or just a bit dry?" He wanted real feedback and I...More

Thank lloyd b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
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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