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Big Easy's Seafood and Steakhouse

228 Preston St | K1R 7R4, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R4, Canada
+1 613-565-3279
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Cajun & Creole, Gluten Free Options
228 Preston St | K1R 7R4, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went out last Friday with another couple for dinner at 7 pm. The place was half full at most. The server was very good and we had a nice glass of wine. Food came in a nice amount of time and everyone enjoyed their meals....More

Thank SoccergodManU
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We returned to the Big Easy with big expectations- unfortunately the meal didn’t live up to the expectations. The meal was good, not great. Service was quick and attentive- our waiter was excellent, providing the best assessment of heat in a dish I’ve ever heard....More

1  Thank jmcdougall9
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited this restaurant for the first time last month. The main reason for visiting was to try the oysters which were very good. The rest of the meal was not as impressive. The food quality was good and the protein in each of our...More

1  Thank Karen G
Reviewed June 26, 2018

This restaurant was a go to place for us but on our last visit - the menu had encountered many changes. Not very much appealed to us anymore and it is time for us to move on. No more calamary and a few other favorites...More

2  Thank BBJT
Reviewed June 25, 2018

My wife and I went to the Big Easy last night for what we were looking forward to as a great meal. We had been there twice before and loved the place. Last night however was, with the exception of our waitress, a shockingly poor...More

3  Thank dwr0ss
Reviewed April 6, 2018

My wife and I dined at Big Easy's last night, our first visit, with the restaurant not being too busy. We started with the seafood cheese fondue appetizer, for entrees, we had Jambalaya and beet salad with chicken. The food was very good, our waiter...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed March 17, 2018

Took my girlfriend and her mom and my daughter to Big Easy Friday night to celebrate another work week completed.I love going to Preston Street at night and this was our first time to the Big Easy. Not a lot of parking in their lot...More

1  Thank merlin19942002
Reviewed March 12, 2018

I obtained a gift card for this restaurant & went with my boyfriend on a Friday night. We arrived around 7pm & we able to be seated right away without a reservation. It is a smaller restaurant so I would suggest making a reservation on...More

Thank CMR686
Reviewed March 8, 2018

My wife and I have been there 8 times now and it has always been above average or excellent. Tonight Jacob was at the bar and served us at the tables adjacent to the bar. He was amazing. The pan roasted calamari with the garlic...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Big Easy's is one of my absolute best restaurants in Ottawa, The food is always good and the choice is absolutely top notch if New Orleans/Louisiana/creole cooking is what you are looking for.

Thank Marc F
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Jo-Anne B
July 6, 2015|
Response from Leigh-Anne M | Property representative |
We do have a patio that seats up to about 18 people. We hope you will come check it out! Thanks!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$99
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Preston St | K1R 7R4, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7R4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-3279
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A fantastic selection of fresh shucked oysters, Alberta AAA Sterling Beef & Japanese Kobe Beef, fresh fish and seafood, all served with a New Orleans flair. Take the historic foundation of Creole Louisiana style cuisine, combine it with fresh local ingredients to create the most delectable flavour combinations, and that is what you find at Big Easy's--great food, wine, and service in a relaxed warm environment.A thoughtful wine list has been carefully chosen to compliment the tastes of Louisiana. Stop in for some oysters and a sip of fine wine at the fun & energetic oyster bar, or you can enjoy a more intimate atmosphere in the dining room.
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