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Shawarma's King

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395 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y3, Canada
+1 613-233-1282
11:00 - 04:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 03:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 02:00
Thu 11:00 - 03:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 04:00
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a Groupon so walked here from the Museum of Natural History. Ordered a Chicken Shawarma with tabouli and baklava, Beef Shawarma with potatoes and baklava, and a Chicken Platter. I would say this is average, I've definitely had better. The chicken was dry, I wouldn't recommend the tabouli - it was sandy and tasteless; and the baklava was... More 

Thank 69cynthiab
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The garlic and Humos are the best and and so is everything else the food is amazing and the renovations are the best with all the decorations

Thank Jawad E
Pensacola, Florida
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We visited this restaurant with a Groupon, after having a terrible experience at another (Greek), Groupon restaurant... and this comparison made Shawarma’s King that much more pleasing. The staff were friendly and very accommodating advising us that we could vary our platters as we liked – For example….more potatoes/no rice etc. We tried both the Mixed Shawarma Platter and the... More 

Thank OttawaFoodie_13
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Never disappointed with their shawarmas; they are filling, and delicious. Best value for your money.

Thank Renita C
Galway, Ireland
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97 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to sample shawarma. The portions are generous, the staff were friendly and it was great value for money

Thank Sarah C
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Ordered to go. Small chicken and Largae chicken Shawarmas. Great value and halal. The hot sauce is little bit spicy. Try little bit first or ask to give you in a separate small box. Plus point for me is found another halal place to eat in Ottawa

Thank Roby I
Oakville, Canada
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

I used to live in Ottawa and when I returned, had to get it for dinner. Ordered on Just-Eat. Was fairly quick and had large portions. If you want the best shawarma in Ottawa, give them a call or stop by!

Thank Donaldwi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

If you love garlic, you can't go wrong at Shawarma's King. Try the potatoes and awaken your tastebuds. No kisses later

Thank Steve L
Tripoli, Libya
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

The shawerma was good also the side dishes in our case it was samosa , the food is generally tasty but the issue is wuth the diner hall itself Threre is no cleaning staff so you need take your tray to the service area and clear it , the floor is not sweeped after the previous costumer have left !... More 

Thank sashakitten
Toronto, Canada
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

Came here last night when I was staying nearby. Portions are large and prices are fair. Staff are always friendly by Middle Eastern standards. Large sitting area. This place can be busy at lunch time.

Thank TravellingPriest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 395 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-1282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?