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Sir John A Pub

) #54 of 2,230 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ , British,
284 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M3, Canada
+1 613-567-2746
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
284 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M3, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Hands down one of the best if not the best pub in Ottawa. Amazing location (right on Elgin, where everything is happening), so its perfect if you want a bite to eat before you go out, or if you're staying all night for drinks at...More

Thank slickchick333
Reviewed 3 days ago

Pretty unmemorable, though the service is very friendly. Nice beer selection, average food. With so many other choices in Elgin, probably wouldn't return.

Thank 164ulysses
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in Ottawa for Canada's 150th Birthday and noticed the name of the pub. Then thought of Sir John A as the first prime minister of Canada and said how appropriate to eat at a pub with his name. The patio area was filled...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I’ve only been to the John A. once for drinks and we didn’t stay long, so take my review with a grain of salt. During our recent visit we needed to wait for friends we I ordered a coffee and my wife ordered a Radler....More

Thank rogerl251
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stop in twice. Amazing service. Great food, great portions at a great price. 47 beers on tap. Would recommend this pub to anyone in Ottawa.

Thank Carl F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pizza "Pulled pork" is awesome. Huge selection of beer. Love outside patio! Good location. Welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a quick drink and a snack before a show and couldn't be happier with our choice! Our waitress, Tanya, was friendly, happy and attentive. She was almost excited for us when we ordered the deep fried pickles! The girl who delivered...More

Thank rennickr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last night with friends for drinks and food. Servers are super attentive and friendly and food was excellent. Great place to relax and have a pint. Definitely will be back!! Keep it up. Cheers!

Thank becaustin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and even better food. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. Whether you're looking for something healthy or just down right classic pub food there's something for everyone. Been here a number of times now and I am never disappointed.

Thank Brandon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All around great pub, has an amazing atmosphere, friendly service and a variety of quality pub food.

Thank esha595
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-567-2746
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