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Ahora Restaurant Mexicain

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307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
+1 613-562-2081
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Ottawa and wanted to try as many Mexican restaurants as possible. This one was ok, not great. The best part was the server who was an intelligent student from Carleton, originally from Mexico. The food was ok, nothing special, the ambience mediocre as...More

Thank Solplayaarena
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here recently with friends and family, and I really loved this place! You shouldn't go here expecting a special ambiance, or a fine dining kind of ambiance. It's closer to cafeteria-style, where you seat yourself, and order up front (and then the...More

Thank James W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It looks like México, service is fast, food is amazing, it's tempered very nice. We'll come back for sure.

Thank Olegário A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been eating at Ahora for years and I enjoy the food very much. I always order the three tacos with chicken and beef, the Mexican fried rice, refried black beans, and Nacho chips and the food is really so great and tasty. My...More

Thank silvlogan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was hoping for some authentic Mexican and got it here unfortunately not much for ambience its a fast food style where you pick your meal pay in advance and sit and drink and wait at a tiny table. Food was good lots of it not...More

Thank Ichn2Travl
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place! The food is great, the service is fast and I love that you pay before eating. You can leave as soon as you're done. No faffin'about! Recommend for a good time.

Thank Christian T
Reviewed 19 January 2018

They have a small storefront facing the street, and you need to take stairs down to the restaurant (no elevator that I know of). It's small but colourful and the food is good and filling. Prices are fair. Servers are straight faced. Vegan options are...More

2  Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Had a very nice meal here. Quality of food was great. Seemed reasonably authentic. Food was inexpensive and portions were generous. Would come back here!

1  Thank Sean O
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This quaint restaurant in the bottom of another restaurant is a real gem. The food is authentic mexican and is incredible. It is a very small and not many tables and is a happening place. Would recommend that everyone try it. Concept is you pay...More

1  Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We both love Mexican food and it came with high ratings. We were not disappointed. The food was as close as you are going to get to real Mexican food (not texmex) in Canada. Good sized portions, tasty food and they had some decent choices...More

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Taliesin B
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Response from Natalie l | Reviewed this property |
yes they do. we take out from there occasionally
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 Dalhousie St | 11:30-22:00 Daily, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-562-2081
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