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The Buzz Restaurant

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374 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-565-9595
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“steak frites” (6 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
374 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in at The Buzz restaurant on Bank street in Ottawa for drinks in October and liked the atmosphere, service and drinks so much we decided to stay for dinner. We were not disappointed! Check out the calamari appetizer it is fantastic. The tequila cocktail...More

Thank jenniferdM9906JX
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The reviews here are perhaps fake as the food was terrible. The menu doesnt have anything interesting and doesnt really offer a variety. The dishes seemed lifeless. Even the classic 2 egg breakfast was under delivered. Burnt fries, cold food that we waited for a...More

Thank Maryam F
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

I had been wanting to go to this place for a good while. It was time! :) Very friendly greeting. The place looks great. Very trendy. Small menu but very interesting. I had a hard time choosing which is a great sign. We shared the...More

Thank Caroline T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We came here for the $5 martini Wednesday and really enjoyed it. They had a lot of different martinis in addition to the classic. I've read comments saying they have no alcohol in them (or very little) and I personally found them to be just...More

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Saw reviews of this diner and visits on a Saturday evening. We opts for mains of the Tuna and steak. Both were delicious and served with veg etc. My husband had the cider I opted for a martini as it was on special. So good...More

Thank Ali07London
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Originally, I had walked to Wilf & Ada's for brunch on Sunday morning, but the wait was 2 hours. The hubby and I came here with a friend and decided that was too long of a wait so we decided to walk towards Byward Market...More

Thank Fang M
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Our target was the famous Wilf & Ada's but it's waiting time was up to 2hrs. Never mind. We walked along the street and found The Buzz. Very cool and modern ambiance, welcoming staffs and nice food. Brunch is more about relaxing not stressing so...More

Thank mxu
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was our fourth visit and what a disappointment compared to previous experiences (earlier visits were more than 2 years ago). The ambience is still pleasant and friendly; however, the "Buzz Steak Frites - AAA 6 oz hand carved petite filet steak" ($28 before tax...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We really enjoyed our evening out in this charming spot. The food was absolutely delicious including dessert. The service was also exceptional.

Thank svobos
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our family eats at The Buzz 2-3 times a year, usually for special occasions. The place is great. The service is reliably good. Friendly, polite, attentive. The food is always good. I especially like the lobster ravioli and the chicken curry. We haven't ever done...More

Thank kaberle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
4:30 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-9595
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