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96 Sparks St | at Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
+1 613-232-4936
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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96 Sparks St | at Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

full-bodied dark roasted coffee + berry filled cream scones accompanied us while we waited in line for our Parliament Hill guided tour tickets.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I simply love quality coffee and had never been to Bridgehead coffee. I came upon this place as I was driving through Ottawa and decided to quickly stop by and give it a try. It was a beautiful little coffee house that offered all types...More

Thank Happy_Traveller_2033
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This coffee chain is local to the Ottawa area and make a stop when in town. The food is good and reasonably priced and the coffee is really good. It can get busy at times and the only downside is that staff need to ensure...More

Thank Markhamfamily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard of Bridgehead years ago. It was the first brand of Fair Trade coffee in Canada, I believe. Their coffee is excellent, service every bit as good as the famous chain from Seattle and it's a local business!

Thank Ted R
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I cant say much good about the coffee shop. My wife had a coffee and croissant. The croissant was served cold, it was greasy and tasteless. My muffin was average at best. I had to carry this to our table without a tray which I...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It's the best tasting Coffee/Tea hands down and you can also get muffins, Loaves, Salads Soups, Sandwiches Gluten free and scones.

Thank glennlawrence
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Love the ethos of this coffee shop chain. The coffee is really good and the pastries delicious. Sad that there is no brownie on the menu though.

Thank TabathaSoltay
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I visited here thinking it was a sandwich shop (there are pictures on the door which indicate this) but when I asked if all they had was on display (and there were no sandwiches) I was told yes. I had some carrot cake -a huge...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you're paying more money for good coffee and baked goods and sandwiches, it should be worth it. The food and drinks were fine, but I prefer to go elsewhere for the same price.

Thank Heather P
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I used to be a very dedicated and loyal client at Bridgehead until they introduced their bytown boom dark coffee. I wish they go back to the old days when they had the best dark coffee in town and stop serving the bytown because it...More

Thank MiMeg123
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
06:30 - 18:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Sparks St | at Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-4936
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