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Wilf & Ada's

$$ - $$$American, Cafe,
510 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z4, Canada
+1 613-231-7959
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“french toast” (20 reviews)
“beans” (20 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
510 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 196 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my two kids here. Very tasty, fresh food. I ordered the Eggs in Purgatory and it was so yummy - spicy and savoury. Friendly service. Love the food philosophy behind this restaurant. Wait time was long and the place is small so better...More

Thank trerock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is small, cute, clean, and nice, servers were on par, very friendly. but the food.... $3 for a small coffee 17$ for 2 eggs, beans, 2 strips of bacon which was greenish/blue (undercooked or maybe rotten who knows) and a bit of home...More

Thank Jackson G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

........Wilf & Ada's is a quaint and comfortable little restaurant on the corner........it's laid back ambiance and menu are certainly worth more than one visit.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little place, portion sizes are fairly small for what you pay. Bacon was very fatty and greasy. Scrambled eggs and home fries were fantastic. I didn’t know they offered lattes until the table beside us got some. They were not on the menu. Would...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw Wilf and Adas on “You Gotta Eat Here” and made it a destination while in vacation in Ottawa. It’s quaint. And quirky. Tiny, as many have said. We anticipated a wait, as all reviewers mention, but it certainly isn’t the loveliest waiting spot...More

Thank Can_travel89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast is the toughest meal to find when travelling. I found their menu as I was Googling restaurants close to our downtown hotel. While it had some interesting items, there was nothing fully vegan. When we arrived, we knew the place must be good as...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My friend was late meeting up so I put my name down ahead of time. The wait was roughly 1 hr or so. They will take your name and phone number to text when they're available. There was a lovely church garden across the street...More

Thank DoctorDonnaSuperTemp
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The food was good, that's a given! The service was OK, I felt they ignored us when they had moments when they were free that they could have taken our order and refilled coffee and they literally walked by our table. I did research before...More

Thank Minna T
Reviewed August 5, 2018

They had a small but eclectic menu. I tried the breakfast avocados. It was good but not knock me out of the park good.

Thank Rob W
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I had brunch at Wilf and Ada with friends. It is a cosy place and when we arrived there was a bit of wait. We were encouraged to go around the corner for a coffee. When our table was ready (we had reservations) the waiter...More

Thank brozas
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Questions & Answers
February 25, 2016|
Response from CourtneyLO |
Yes, they are very accommodating to gluten free diets. They baked beans were gf, and even offered gf French toast.
February 17, 2015|
Response from Ion A | Property representative |
Hi Jim...welcome to Wilf & Ada's where there is fabulous brunch (breaky/lunch) as well as loads of on-street parking. As there is a school and Bank Street nearby, there is lots of turnover and so it is usually easy to find... More
Patricia S
January 21, 2015|
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Response from Ion A | Property representative |
Hi Tricia, Thanks for reaching out! The eggs in purgatory dish is prepared with Italian tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and spices. We offer three varieties of toast, all prepared by local bakers; white, whole wheat and gluten... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-231-7959
  • E-mail
At Wilf & Ada's we are passionate about hospitality. Unlike your typical diner, we strive to make as much of our menu as we can in-house from scratch and source the best quality ingredients using local suppliers and producers whenever possible.
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