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Bridgehead Coffeehouse

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366 Bank St | Gilmour St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
+1 613-569-5600
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Ottawa, Canada
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Good place to go if you want a standard cup of coffee, nothing amazing. They have some baked goods that are superior to typical coffee shops, but I've never been blown away with the quality of coffee.

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Thank taylorsicard
Ottawa, Canada
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284 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

love the fact that the owners are in to fair trade coffee....all the bits and bobs of cakes and things look to be homemade a very homey place to work in peace and the staff are fab

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Thank carol w
Toronto, Canada
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178 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I am VERY picky about coffee and their's was good. Plus, wifi, good service, good locations, funky look. It can get busy at times (morning coffee rush!) and I wish that people would realize that there are OTHERs sharing their space, but that's a comment on people, not the proprietors.

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Ottawa, Canada
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I oftern visit Bridgehead on Bank to get a piece of their decadent quinoa chocolate cake. I usually get it to go but this time I decided to stay and have it with a flat white. The cake was good, but the coffee was bitter, cold and horrible, Noone seemed very interested in whether I enjoyed it or not, so... More 

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Thank B B
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Always easy-going - integrated into the community - with great coffee and eats just like always!!! Bridgehead - for me its always a capuccino extra hot extra shot!!!

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Thank ScouterChris
Winnipeg, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015

This is conveniently located at the corner of Bank and Gilmour. Customers are welcome to come in and stay as long as you want. Their coffee is top notch. They don't always have enough pastries, even though their selection of pastries is quite varied. It is a good place to sit and people watch or work on your laptop. It... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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114 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Comfy place to hang and work in Ottawa. Free wifi - very good flat white - they even do toast - nice pastries - plugs for computers - tables and leather club chairs 🍜🍜🍜🍜 third visit and will gladly Recommend

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Thank RenaudGeorges
London, Canada
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146 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

We always enjoy our visit to Bridgehead's Coffeeehouse- we are never disappointed with the excellent coffee, breakfast sandwiches and a wide variety of baked goods. We enjoy the informal atmosphere, newspapers and when the weather permits, eating on the patio-always a winner!!

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Thank Martha D
Ottawa, Canada
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151 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

is the recipe changing? Our last few visits to Bridgehead have been disappointing at best. The coffee tastes like it has a burnt molasses flavour and the food items are getting smaller and more expensive. Other friends have commented on the change in coffee flavour - it's not good.

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Thank ottravel5
Toronto, Canada
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1,357 reviews
756 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 751 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

My Americano was very good; I also liked the cranberry scone I had. The space is pleasant, and the service is competent and very friendly. Don't know what the meals are like here, but for coffee or tea it is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Bank St | Gilmour St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-569-5600

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