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Reviewed February 15, 2021

Several months ago we placed a large order for take out. We have been loyal customers to the Pelican Grill and Fish Market for many many years so we were expecting the same quality that we had received so many times previously. That was not...the case. To make a long story short, I complained to management, the problem was rectified. Yesterday for Valentines Day we ordered 4 orders of panco crusted fish and chips, a couple of orders of calamari and a cup of Chowder. This was a somewhat similar order to our previous disaster order. Yesterday we were very pleased with absolutely everything. The fish and calamari was cooked to perfection, not greasy at all but light and delicious. The fries were perfect as well. The big surprise for me was the chowder which in the past I had stopped ordering as I felt is was more full of flour and pasty as opposed to tasting like a chowder should and containing actual seafood. It was so good, it left the rest of the family wishing they too had ordered the chowder. I also want to mention that the coleslaw was very tasty. On a busy busy day the pelican came through for us. So looking forward to trying some of other favourites. Thank you Pelican for a delicious meal and the great customer service.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed February 14, 2021

We ordered out St. Valentine's Dinner and it was terrific. Shrimp cocktail, lobster bisque, Spanish rice, a whole lobster each and creme brule for dessert. Came on time and easy to follow instructions to warm it up at meal time. Tremendous! Will do it again....Not cheap, but excellent value.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed January 5, 2021 via mobile

Way back for valentines i think... the restaurant had a dinner for 2 for pick up. i didnt take advantage of it then but did for nye. When you see it advertised act fast as it sells out quickly. pick up is easy bring your...receipt the box with dinner is ready... inside a variety of delights shrimp cocktail with their home made sauce a lobster bisque lobster pilaf and dessert all in reuseable recycleable containers.... the food was excellent the shrimp firm and fresh the sauce nicely seasoned... the bisque velvety smooth and with the taste you only get when made with real bisque stock(the shells)... the lobster and pilaf were tender and tasty and the dessert creamy chocolatey coffee goodness... all in all delicious and paired with champagne chardonnay and port...More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed January 3, 2021 via mobile

Last night we welcomed 2021 in our home with your amazing New Year's Eve lobster dinner. The shrimp were firm and nicely seasoned, the lobster bisque so creamy and good, and the lobster and rice pilaf were wonderful too. We finished off the meal with...your chocolate Pot de creme with its touch of Espresso that was delicious. We thoroughly enjoyed the meal and it made our New Year's Eve special. Congratulations on preparing such delicious food and being so well organized in packaging and distributing it.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 9, 2020

Dec 8, 2020 Even though COVID is a hassle, this place did great! Table sections divided by plastic barriers and it didn't take away from the atmosphere. Done up really well. Servers were terrific. Food (Lobster bisque, pacific cod, lobster poutine, dessert) excellent. Had a...really nice time.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed November 25, 2020 via mobile

Our first visit to the Pelican, and we were very pleased. We started with clam chowder which was very nice, tuna tartare was brilliant. For main course, my partner had fish and chips with salad, the batter was light and fluffy, the fish very nice,...salad tasty with a light house dressing. I had the lobster roll which was also very good. Service was attentive but not hovering, quite good. Prices we felt were reasonable for a seafood meal, all things considered it was a very good experience and one we most certainly will repeat in the near future.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 8, 2020

Pelican Grill is one of my most favourite in person places to eat in my neighbourhood and never disappoints. The pandemic has me feeling a bit nervous, but today bringing home crab cakes and bisque for dinner has made me one happy camper. Delicious. Every....Single. Time. In my freezer I have tucked away their Thai sauce for another day. LOVE that they are there, working hard. You won't be sorry. Just go get food and be happy and pick up things from the market to make you happy later.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 23, 2020 via mobile

Always a great place. The best pan seared salmon I ever had. Their calamari was on point as well. Nice place and friendly service

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

Service was excellent, John our server was amazing, very friendly, I had the Mussels in white wine and garlic, it was excellent, then I ordered the lobster, also very good, My husband had the clam chowder, also good, then had the split crab legs, that...was a bit disappointing, since it is $50+ dollars and we got 3 thin crab legs. The tables are separated by a plastic which makes you feel more protected with COVID 19, and they do disinfect completely when people leave.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 4, 2020

Efficient and courteous seating. Friendly and helpful wait staff, knowledgeable about their menu, and willing to make minor changes to suit your needs. Shellfish is remarkably fresh, tastes like you are in the ocean with your entree. When you leave, Make sure to stop at...the take out counter to bring home tomorrow's dinner. I am from San Francisco, and will return to Ottawa with plans to come here again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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It is both, a store and a restaurant.
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Yes, Pelican Seafood Market and Grill offers takeaway services.

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Pelican Seafood Market and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4