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The Wild Oat

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817 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V7, Canada
+1 613-232-6232
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“crepes” (10 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Cafe, Canadian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
817 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never liked cinnamon buns until I tried them through Ottawa Organics. They have the best cinnamon buns!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Often dine here for brunch. Love the omelettes and Grilled Cheese sandwiches. Great coffee and take out yummies as well.

Thank Linda N
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a cafe and they have a lot more than coffee but I was meeting here for coffee and it was darn good. cappuccino - made well I was impressed at the kids area. Nice place.

Thank Paul N
Reviewed March 13, 2018

My husband and I had lunch here in Feb. Great wraps and baked goods with vegetarian and vegan options. Its a small place so not a lot of seating. Lattes were okay but not great.

Thank ebroughalves
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Lovely cafe and bakery in nice location, walking distance from Lansdowne. Street parking available, as well. My favourite sandwich is the "wahakah". Friendly service each time I visit. Accepts cash and debit only.

Thank cdj9995
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

Brought a friend today and she was amazed of the freshness and quality of food - you just acquired another loyal customer - merci!

Thank shaman01
Reviewed February 15, 2018

There are two sides to The Wild Oat: a cafe and takeout. I went to their take out side which also has a bakery. They have a small buffet with about 9 different soups/stews and other food options. When I went there were 3-4 different...More

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We have been going here for at least 20 years! I used to bring my student there when I worked in the area. They have the best quality fresh organic meals! My favourite is the gf pizza's since they taste just like regular pizza's and...More

Thank Ottawa P
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

This cafe is amazing not only for its vibes but for its bread and baked goods! They also offer a phenomenal hot bar with rotating dishes each day. A must in the Glebe!

Thank therealhollyg
Reviewed September 25, 2017

My husband and I have been coming here regularly for the last 4 years. It is honestly one of the best veg places in Ottawa. The atmosphere is great, very relaxed and not pretentious at all. Consistently delicious, super fresh and very reasonably priced. Favorites...More

Thank Chelsea K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-6232
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