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Elgin Street Diner

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) #29 of 2,230 Restaurants in Ottawa $ American, ,
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
+1 613-237-9700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“poutine” (178 reviews)
“fries” (68 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ever since I saw this restaurant on the show You Gotta Eat Here I always wanted to try it. But sometimes over time those images fade away and your left wondering why did I want to stop here and eat? When we got here it...More

Thank dwbcaa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was SUPER busy but many places nearby were not open for breakfast and my 18 month old is on a rigid eating and nap schedule so the options were limited. It was indeed very kid friendly as they had high chairs, crayons, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

on our visit to Ottawa we were walking around looking for a place for breakfast and we found this nice dinner that has been around for over 20 yeas the breakfast was real good and lots of food on the plate - our waiter Arthur...More

Thank Dino I
Reviewed 1 week ago

This last time, I was able to enjoy both my usual Breakfast with 20oz fresh squeezed orange juice, but alas I missed my most favourite item, meatloaf, as I decided to go early to get a great spot to view Canada 150 Fireworks, and instead...More

Thank JAR226
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So glad we found this place and tried their delicious poutine! My wife and I shared an order of their regular poutine and we loved it. Home cut fries that are thinner than most with cheese curds and a nice dark gravy that I thought...More

Thank goodnewfie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed breakfast at Elgin Street Diner. Eggs Benedict with the REAL Canadian bacon- peameal bacon- was delicious. Cafe au lait in a bowl was yummy. Service was great but a little slow for a diner. Busy spot. Got there at 9 on a Sunday...More

Thank Teemul0818
Reviewed 1 week ago

No complaints here, other than no parking. But the hours can't be beat. And the food has been consistently good. I haven't fully explored the menu, but the milkshakes, burgers, poutines, and breakfast seem to be pretty popular and I can attest to them. Prices...More

Thank Skylar B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good comfort food. Almost everything we have ordered has been good from salads, desserts, breakfasts and main courses. If you are looking for a good meal, fun encironment and friendly staff , you won't be dissapointed. The rice pudding is amazing and huge!!!

Thank Pairodise12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I always go for the poutine or breakfast - both are outstanding. Some of the servers have been there for years so the service is reliable and they know what they are doing. It's a bit pricy but portions are large so you get what...More

Thank JaxsonMe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After 3 days, looking for a weekend alternative to the hotel continental breakfast, we decided to try out this diner on the reviews from TripAdvisor. It is exactly as expected for a diner. Had the breakfast club sandwich with home fries and baked beans. Delicious....More

Thank ksundae
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1N1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-237-9700
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