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Von's Bistro

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819 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
+1 613-233-3277
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“salad” (10 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
819 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

this is a popular spot for lunch, come early if you want a window seat. Always fresh ingredients and prompt friendly service. I had the shrimp & mango salad and asked for the dressing on the side. for dessert my sister & I split the...More

Thank Pepper4prez
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Ended-up there by luck on Victoria day for lunch as most restaurants in the vicinity of Landsdowne Park were full. Am glad we did; a party of 6 including 3 teens, we hate very well, service was pleasant and final bill was much less than...More

Thank GL_Orleans
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Had heard good things about the food here. And the food was good as was the service. What made this a one star review is the way Karen? I think the owner, treated her staff. I am sorry, but belittling staff in front of customers...More

2  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed April 3, 2018

I and a friend had a lovely meal at Von's, sharing a number of dishes. We started with the Mushroom Bruschetta which was wonderfully flavourful, then we shared the Kale salad, again, delicious, followed by a scallop and noodle dish, finished with the lemon tart....More

Thank htravelbug
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

We used to love this place for lunch and would frequent here often. When our regular brunch place was busy we thought, why not Von’s. Unfortunately our excitement ended there. I had asked about their hollandaise sauce being gluten free, usually comprising butter, egg yolk,...More

Thank Lovestodine12
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Busy spot- they accommodated my gluten intolerance easily and had a good brunch menu overall. I would go back for lunch or dinner.

Thank Neil38
Reviewed December 21, 2017

We went to Von's for a family dinner and were very impressed with our meals. My wife had the jambalaya which she found very flavourful. We thought there would be lots of rice with a few accompaniments, but it was the other way around. Very...More

Thank MisterK_27
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Nice little place. They have specials at lunch. Menu is simple and has a wonderful variety. I had a salad and it was delicious! It’s bright and airy, small and quaint. And service is great. Wonderful place for lunch!

Thank Mishka01
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

The best brunch in Ottawa. Excellent food and coffee, fresh, clean, sophisticated, great service, relaxing, and romantic.

Thank Marlise L
Reviewed September 25, 2017

this is a lovely gentle place with tasty food and low key competent service I told the giant gentle server I was sorry I would likely never have a chance tp trturn because it is a fabulous place sat out in the garden patio sunny...More

Thank MarcLeblanceh
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May 10, 2018|
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Yes, they do, in the back of the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-233-3277
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