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The Buzz Restaurant

374 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
+1 613-565-9595
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (3 reviews)
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Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
374 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Wednesday when they had $5 dollar martinis I would suggest going then, it's a great deal! I ordered the burger and my friend had the veggie burger, mine was great hers was a little too nutty. I would recommend!

Thank Sarewarren
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

1.5 hours to have food - great for you - you are popular... but drinks does not do cut it - you were better a while ago. Paul

Thank shaman01
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Our group of 5 arrived early evening so we were able to enjoy the $5 martinis-the buzz martini was a sure fire hit all round then on to the small sharing plates and everyone was a gem; even the poutine was amazing. As for mains,...More

Thank Rural321
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Service was alright, waitress seemed a little let down that we were just sharing one plate. I hated (hated) my martini, but i'm really picky about them so it's no big deal. My SO had the lychee martini and really enjoyed it! Ambiance is a...More

Thank melissahalliwell
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We had a date night on a Saturday at Buzz. The martini specials $5 were a fantastic way to start the evening. The menu is small however, the food is amazing every time. I ordered the a chicken dish with rice and vegetables and the...More

Thank travellingmom2015
Reviewed February 11, 2018

We were wandering down Bank Street looking a place that served brunch and we happened to find Buzz. Although the menu offerings aren't extensive, we had a hard time choosing from what to order, everything sounded so delicious. My partner and I each ordered the...More

Thank CindyJF
Reviewed November 9, 2017 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

1  Thank jenniferdM9906JX
Reviewed November 5, 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

1  Thank Maryam F
Reviewed October 19, 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 241carolinet
Reviewed August 11, 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
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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
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-9595
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