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#534 of 1,694 Restaurants in Ottawa
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Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed June 7, 2022

I tried to order some food online but I guess I made a mistake ordering as I want a few different items and the online wouldn't let me put the items in the cart. When I started a new order they refused to deliver by...saying the time I chose was unavailable. It was available 5 minutes before. I chose as soon as possible but no time given. There is no phone number to call so I guess I will never order from this place and personally I don't need to order from an unprofessional business. No tolerance for seniors making errors onlineMore

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed October 1, 2021

The best Shawarma in Ottawa. We had a family platter and it came with everything and very generous quantities. For a family of four it is more than enough for 4 meals. Only additional requirement would be more pita bread from the grocery store. The...garlic potatoes were fantasticMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed December 21, 2019

This is our favourite Lebanese take out. Portions are generous and the staff is friendly and accomadating. Family owned.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

Dropped in for a family takeaway. I am reliably informed that Shawarma is an institution in Ottawa. The food was good and plentiful, freshly prepared. Family run, the welcome was warm and friendly.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

My friend and I each had a chicken shawarma, made to order by the owners. They are very friendly and the food was excellent - fresh and tasty and garlicky! I have never seen such a clean restroom in a restaurant, but the whole place...was spotless anyway! A nice family run place!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

I've been going to this place for all of my Orleans-area shawarma needs. Whenever I'm not in the East-end and get the craving, I always end up disappointed with whatever I end up going for Lebanese food. I've only ever had the chicken myself so...I can't comment on the other meat/veg options. The rice is amazingly done, I've never had it that good anywhere else & not sure how really to describe it other than delicious. Of course the potatoes, salads, hummus & tabouleh are just as fresh. The staff are fantastic & always a pleasure to deal with.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

I've tried many different Shawarma/Middle Eastern Food restaurants and nothing compares to Shawarma Chef. It's an authentic, healthy and delicious choice. The service is great. Friendly environment where you will always feel welcome. The best part is everything is good. I've eaten the Chicken, Beef,...Falafal, salads, Hummus, Patatoes, Garlic Sauce, etc. & I have enjoyed each bite. **Ask for the Chef sauce- They make it in house and it is very good. This is the right choice, you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

A nice hidden place, clean and accomodating. Portions are small though. I think they could do better if they added a special of the day.

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

Personally my favourite Shawarma's in Orleans. Beautiful family, courteous, friendly, very clean. We have been going there for at least 5 yrs, never a bad experience. Food always fresh & very tasty.

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best shawarma I've ever had. I also love the fact that they have green olives! The owner was super friendly, chatting me up while putting the shawarma together. I'll be going back for sure!

Date of visit: March 2017
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Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Ordered two chicken plates and a beef sandwich. All were delicious. Their garlic sauce is super potent!

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

This is the best lebanese food in Orleans! Family owned restaurant. The food and service are always high standard.

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed September 14, 2016

You get a very good shawarma, at a decent place, in a place that feels like a mom&pop shop. Definitely will be going back!

Date of visit: August 2016
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Reviewed July 22, 2016

Fresh, tasty, good meats and terrific people. Exactly what you want from a take out food service place.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

My favorite Lebanese restaurant! Always courteous! Generous portions and everything is so tasty! It's a family business and you can tell they take pride in the food they serve.

Date of visit: May 2016
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Yes, Shawarma Chef offers takeaway services.

Shawarma Chef is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5