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87 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0Y1, Canada
+1 613-792-1313
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (37 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (21 reviews)
“scallops” (35 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
87 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having had multiple great dinners at Allium, I still don't know why it continues to fly under the radar. Maybe it's the understated decor, or maybe it's the location off the main street? Service is knowledgeable and professional, food is fantastic, and value for money...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Earlybird6
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I had a lovely dinner on a Saturday night at Allium. The mushroom toast sounds simple but don't be deceived; it is excellent and totally worth ordering as a starter. Same with the beets. My rice croquette main was a bit ho...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jessica P
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Exquisite dining experience with a extensive selection of beautifully prepared “small plate” dishes, which they focus on Mon. evenings. What fun we had sharing 8 or 9 dishes with great friends, fine wine and a smashing dessert to finish up. Plenty to eat & every...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Len H
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant with a casual atmosphere, very good service, and terrific food. We were very surprised at the small portions considering the relative high price.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank john c
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Everything was perfect at our group dinner last night. We were a group of 10 and everyone tried different things. There were a lot of oohs and aahs throughout the evening. I had the tater tot appetizer (amazing) and the Surprise Main, which ended up...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BryanW714
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Amazing food at Allium! Maybe one of our favorites in Ottawa! Food was fresh, unique ... try the chef's choice if you don't like what is on the menu!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank k8_ml
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Menu changes monthly and the “surprise” app and main changes daily. You could pick any item from the menu and be impressed. Our server was very knowledgeable about the menu and the wine list...gave us guidance without revealing the ‘surprise’ dishes. A great experience all...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Freqflye
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed a variety of appetizers: calamari and octopus, tomato and goat cheese salad, bacon mac and cheese, and mushrooms on toast. For main courses, we had the tofu and broccoli arancino and the slow roasted beef brisket that were prepared to perfection. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AnnaandPeterK3D
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I had the gnocchi and can honestly say it was one of the best meals I have ever had! I had to restrain myself from licking the plate. In fact, there was not a bit of food left on anyone in my group's plates. One...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank terpluvin
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The Allium is highly acclaimed by the locals ,and we are glad to have enjoyed a lovely tapas meal. The restaurant hosts a tapas night on Monday evenings, I would recommend reservations. We were impressed with the complexity of flavour and balance of our tapas,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank johannamva
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0Y1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-792-1313
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