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International, Mediterranean, European, Greek
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1.0 km from Rideau Canal National Historic Site
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhat eclectic little spot with ambience an warmth. And the food, though more tapas style is outta this world. Service was attentive and prices very fair. On my to do first thing when we come back to Ottawa.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed October 22, 2021 via mobile

Great food, very friendly service, best table in the house (table for 2 at the window) and a good wine list with something for everybody. We liked to try different small plates. In our case 6 small plates was enough. The tacos (fish and pulled...meat) were our favourites. We understand the concept of small plates and serving them one by one, but we personally would like to have all the plates on the table and mix and match a little bit (especially with the olives, feta and tzatziki).More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed September 9, 2021

Beautiful patio Attentive and helpful service. Most importantly, the food was delicious with a variety of innovative dishes. Prices were reasonable.

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 20, 2021 via mobile

The food absolutely delicious, fresh and different from the usual GF restaurants. Service is great and they are very knowledgeable of celiac needs. They even explain exactly what is in each dish. Check out the menu on their site, all dishes except one, are gluten...free. I am Celiac and it’s a go !More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 14, 2021 via mobile

Very good leisurely dining. We were here for our anniversary and weren’t really sure what to expect. The dishes are served tapas style (usually only 2 pieces per plate)…..but served ONLY 1 plate at a time. The dishes are definitely more Greek than Spanish -...not a problem! We ordered 5 different items, and due to a seafood allergy….I watched my husband eat….while i just sat as they couldn’t/wouldn’t bring 2 items. The food came out at good temperature and was really very tasty. The only reason i didnt give 5 stars is because there wasnt any particular dish that was outstanding. We enjoyed dinner over 2 hours….but we also enjoyed 2 bottle of wine…. Would probably return.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed June 25, 2021 via mobile

Great food, great service We especially liked the charred octopus and the flambé shrimps. Go there for a noce relaxing evening

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed September 6, 2020

One of the best restaurants I’ve ever been too. Must try the flambéed cheese, lamb poutine and smoked salmon. Prices are really reasonable too!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 9, 2020

We've been at Aroma Meze many times and every visit is a delight. This was the case again last night for my wife's birthday. I've brought friends and out of town colleagues, all of whom loved this place. The menu is creative, the food delicious...and the service very attentive. Tip: get the Gorgonzola Gnocchi, the Pulled Lamb Tacos and the Moshari Ginger Beef.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 1, 2020

I've been to Aroma Meze twice and loved it both visits. The small plate format allows for lots of opportunity to try different things from the menu. The flavours are excellent and very well presented. I'll be back again.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 27, 2020

This restaurant deserves all the positive reviews it has. It is a little hidden gem which I'm happy we had reserved at during our stay in Ottawa. The plates are tapas-style so you get to taste a lot of different plates throughout their extensive menu....Thank you to the restaurant for an excellent evening for my boyfriend's birthday :)More

Date of visit: February 2020
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May 27, 2018|
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Response from CanadianTravelLover1 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response. Yes, there is a small patio.
May 25, 2016|
Response from MooshyPeaches |
They have a lot of vegan friendly options and they can adjust items on the menu to fit your diet or allergies
Colleen G
June 9, 2015|
Response from ZacharyWilliams | Property representative |
Hi Colleen, Sorry about the late reply. This is actually the first question we have been asked through Tripadvisor, and we weren't quite sure how to respond! : S We of course have gluten free options, in fact, 95% of our... More
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Aroma Meze is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5