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Manx Pub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly

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Please see our chalkboard for mind-numbing daily specials and desserts.
Soup of the day with fresh baked bread
Jalapeno white bean dip with cranberry chutney. served with warm naan bread
Warmed black bean and chili dip with smoked cheddar and tomato salsa. served with tortilla chips
Quesadilla with smoked onion, roasted corn, black bean and cheddar. served with sour cream and tomatillo salsa
Spicy glazed crab cakes served over a moroccan chickpea salad with a cucumber yoghurt dip
Baby spinach salad in a sesame-soy dressing topped with kimchi roasted mushrooms and wonton chips
1/2 salad +0.75
1/2 fries +0.75
Roasted garlic mayo +1.50
Furlonger club
W/ roasted chicken, grilled peameal bacon, tomato, lettuce and roasted garlic mayo
1/2 salad +0.75
1/2 fries +0.75
Roasted garlic mayo +1.50
Lamb curry wrap
W/ roasted mushrooms and cheddar in a flour tortilla topped with herbed sour cream
1/2 salad +0.75
1/2 fries +0.75
Roasted garlic mayo +1.50
Lebanese spiced chickpea burger
W/ a pickled turnip and wild cucumber salsa, lemon-garlic spread and baby spinach
Substitute for smoked tofu
1/2 salad +0.75
1/2 fries +0.75
Roasted garlic mayo +1.50
Grilled chicken warp
W/ guacamole, tomato, baby greens, garlic mayo and sesame dressing in a flour tortilla (vegetarians option
1/2 salad +0.75
1/2 fries +0.75
Roasted garlic mayo +1.50
Pressed chili-creemore pulled pork wrap
W/ smoked cheddar, pickles and creamy slaw in a flour tortilla
All sandwiches served with choice of fries, salad, or soup. add $0.75 for 1/2 salad 1/2 fries.
Moroccan braised short rib served over a feta, olive and chickpea ragout
With a baby spinach salad tossed in preserved lemon dressing
Salmon burger
With hoisin BBQ glaze, vietnamese pickled vegetables and lime-chili aioli. served with a baby spinach salad tossed in sesame-soy dressing
Manx 20 stock ale and cranberry brined pork chop
Served with maple-parsnip mash and baby arugula tossed in a peppercorn-ginger dressing
Vegetarian tofu tacos
Topped with cheddar and fresh tomato salsa. served with salad (contains nuts!)
Rice noodle soup
With vegetables and fried tofu in a mushroom miso broth
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Bar, Pub, Canadian, Gastropub
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews brunch lamb curry black bean dip potato wedges burger little hole in the wall beer selection worth the wait on tap downtown ottawa wrap elgin chick pea pint specials vegetarian
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

I hadnt been in years and used to love this little hole in the wall. Things arent as awesome as they once were though. Service was slow and not particularly friendly. Perhaps only one server for the whole room. Food was either over cooked or...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NWLgrad
Reviewed 16 November 2018

I was referred to this amazing little neighbourhood pub by a colleague recently for a work trip to Ottawa. What a gem. I totally get why I had a short wait for a table. Great pub feel. Food was delicious. Ambience was superb. Definitely will...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ISellOnTheRoad
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

A little bar tucked under an apartment building with a big reputation. The food is outstanding for a bar, especially the Hamburgers!! Good beer selection and good service.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shaman01
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Unassuming small pub with good food and a great little beer selection. Extremely friendly and helpful staff- this place was suggested to me, and I suggest it to you!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank vanilarama
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We went to this place on a Saturday when they serve brunch ( also on Sunday) and not on any other days of the week. They open at 10am and we were in line waiting for them to open. Once inside below street level its...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Cozy, yet busy, brickskeller-style downtown restaurant. Their lamb curry wrap and Lebanese chickpea burger are outstanding. Fries are done just right. Nice selection of beers and ales. Excellent service. Overall a fun, affordable place. Warning: there may be a fairly lengthy wait to get a...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank angkor123
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Small pub with great food and great beer selection. Very local pub, for me that it is a plus, kind of places that doesn't look like good from the outside but gives you a warm when you are inside.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mauricio P
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I know this place has a bit of a cult following but I wasn't that into it. It was very cramped and crowded. I found it incredibly loud and hard to get in and out of your table. The had a decent beer selection but...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank kristenmerke
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Located in a basement on trendy Elgin Street, a 10-minute walk from the Parliament Buildings in downtown Ottawa, the Manx has been a popular, neighbourhod pub for 25 years. Along with a cozy, artsy-hipster vibe, it offers a significant craft beer and scotch/whiskey selection and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank lemenar
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Visited the Manx for the first time last weekend and had a great time. They have a great selection of beer along with a tasty menu. I had the Forlonger Sandwich and it was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank H6786OLmichaeld
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