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The Royal Oak

#1,254 of 2,309 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, ,
1981 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1E5, Canada
+1 613-834-9005
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good28%
  • Average26%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
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“fish chips” (4 reviews)
“bank st” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
$$ - $$$
1981 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1E5, Canada
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Husband and I stopped in for a drink and a bite to eat. Had a seat on the half empty patio and waited about 15 min to order a drink. 10 min later, finally got our beers and menus. Another 20 min before anyone asked...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2018

Six of us were there recently and I believe there was a private party going on since we noticed a bunch of gift baskets/prizes near the bar when we walked in. We seated ourselves since nobody greeted us after standing at the entrance for awhile....More

Thank cubata
Reviewed January 29, 2018

My son and I had a very good meal at the Royal Oak, we both had the fish and chips which were cooked very well and we both totally enjoyed one of the very best meals that we have had at any restaurant

Thank Paul R
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

Rude service from the female bartender. After that nothing else really matters. Not sure if she runs the place but acts like she does.

Thank geewh
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We drove along St. Joseph to pick a restaurant for the evening meal and were pleasantly surprised when we entered. It has a pub style with Canadian influence. We had a drink each, tilapia fish meal and liver and onions (done to perfection) smothered in...More

Thank Ross W
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We visited the Royal Oak for dinner. Much to our surprise, there was live music as well! This was an evening for Fish & Chips and Chicken Wings. And...they were fantastic. The gentleman who served us had an incredible sense of humour and was truly...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Very nice clean well designed , service just awful ordered special but out of it ordered beverage should have been 5.50 bit charged $8 for a pint plus ordered two pints and a glass of wine charged for the day special even when they where...More

Thank georgesstamour
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Six of us had dinner there recently and we all enjoyed our lobster dinners. Some of us had the actual lobster plate, others had the lobster rolls and someone else even tried the lobster poutine. Despite the restaurant being busy, the service was quick and...More

Thank cubata
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Excellent and fun place... good atmosphere with very good live music... with reasonable prices and beautiful waitresses...

Thank Raphael I
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a pint with a buddy to watch an NHL play-off game. Decided on this place due to location and a desire to avoid massive chains. This is one of the older Oak locations, and it definitely looks it. That said, it is...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1981 St. Joseph Blvd, Ottawa, Ontario K1C 1E5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-834-9005
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