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Bridgehead Coffeehouse

Byward Market Area
Cafe, Canadian
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224 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E2, Canada
+1 613-562-9996
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Laval, Québec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

When traveling,. we try to favor locally owned business as much as possible when it comes to coffee. In Ottawa, we discovered Bridgehead! We had a cappucino crush and an iced latte : perfect ! Well balanced, not too sweet and with a "real coffee" taste instead of some flavoring. coffee is organic and coming from fair trade, wow! My... More 

Thank JF-Gingras
Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I like all the Bridgehead locations in Ottawa but this is one of my favourites. They make great lattes and have a nice little patio at the side. The Baristas are great! They have a nice Chai latte and good treats too!

Thank Jen V
Hamilton, Canada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

I enjoyed the vibe in this roomy, comfortable coffee house on the edge of the Byward Market neighbourhood. Worth the trek off the market beat. Clean washroom.

Thank Pat L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

On our way to Gatineau Park stopped for a good coffee, the best, to get ready for a trek snow shoe and cross country ski.

Thank shaman01
Ontario, Canada
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I love to shop local when I can and I'm a fan of Bridgehead coffee. They have great staff who are friendly and attentive. I definitely recommend visiting them while you are in town.

Thank Pam S
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

I come here regularly. Great local chain which serves fair-trade coffee. Lattes are great, friendly service. It gets very busy at lunchtime on weekdays. Small patio in the Summer.

Thank Nathalie D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

We were in a rush but needed a caffeine fix and Bridgehead was close and not busy. Next time we'll take the time and wait for something better. The coffee was good, but not great. The staff were awesome, but we have come to expect more from the coffee just a block and a half up the road.

Thank iav8
Spokane, Washington
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Walked across the bridge early Saturday to catch them at open. Coffee was excellent with acceptable croissant. Staff was friendly and efficient. Nice chair by the window to watch Ottawa wake up.

Thank wetpeds
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The staff is friendly, the neighborhood is just great - aaaand the coffee is delicious. Love what this place stands for. Always feels good to support them.

Thank Emilie G
Central Square, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

Thank you for the pick me up! Great cup of Joe. Super staff. Very clean establishment! Thank you from New York!

Thank Richard Z

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Restaurant Details

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Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-9996
Fairly traded, organic and shade-grown coffees from small-scale farmers. Roasted at our local Ottawa Roastery.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?