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Elgin Street Diner

) #30 of 2,247 Restaurants in Ottawa American, ,
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
+1 613-237-9700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“poutine” (187 reviews)
“fries” (69 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During a three day stay in Ottawa this quickly became our 'go to' breakfast joint. We discovered it on the hop-on, hop-off bus tour even though it was within an easy walk of our hotel. We also had lunch here and attest that this place...More

Thank L9144VSjohnt
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great breakfast, excellent service in the trendy Elgin St neighbourhood. We all ordered the same big breakfast varying only type of eggs and meat. Everyone was very happy. Busy place but we didn't have to wait long for a table.

Thank NipponNewfie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with the husband for late breakfast after an alcohol fuelled night. We ordered 2 brunch specials.We found that everything was the same as any other diner we have been to.... fast service & carb loaded meals with grease. The service was a bit...More

Thank neshr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd seen good reviews of this place on TripAdvisor so was keen to try it out. Went on a Monday evening and had heard it was busy 24/7 so was surprised to find hardly anyone in. It did start to fill up while I was...More

Thank cjm1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy Busy Busy Diner. 24 hours!! Big line up but turn around was really fast. Ordered Philly steak poutine with Chiptole tabsco sauce. Staff was amazing. Fast service and good presentation.

Thank Kurtis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing about my experience at the Elgin Street Diner was bad. Nothing was especially good either. It was average and pricey. NB: every price has increased $2 based on what's being shown on the net. Quickly and comfortably seated with menu in hand at 6:30...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We reached Ottawa at 6AM and were hungry for breakfast and this place was perfect since it was open 24 hours. I had the eggs with toast and my wife had the pancakes; both of them were delicious. The service was quick and the decor...More

Thank draxz1289
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clearly a popular place as was very busy for breakfast but service was still fast and friendly and you weren't rushed. Menu choice was varied and food was great. Portion sizes are generous.

Thank mollydorset34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, fast food, good response! Friendly Staff, made me feel at home! Great food, was ready fast, good taste, and good cooking!

Thank Cam P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a fairly typical brunch experience and this place did that. Extremely busy so a good sign. Service was quick and the fruit parfait with yoghurt and granola, was huge.

Thank Gypsy008
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 19
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-237-9700
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