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Yellow Canoe Cafe

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108 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-269-2833
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 17:00
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going to this restaurant for many years and one of their best quality is consistency. This is small place with a patio. Nothing fancy in the decor but clean and very nice staff. The highlight, as it should be, is the food. Sandwich, soups, salad. They aim at offering healthy food and they succeed. I recommend the... More 

Thank adieulamalbouffe
North Gower, Ontario
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant is found in Merrickville, Ontario (southwest of Ottawa). Small and cozy - reservations recommended unless you don't mind waiting. Locally owned with yummy, yummy food. Gluten free and vegan choices available. Sadly it is only opened during the day. Food served will not disappoint. You'll want to return. After enjoying your meal, a little... More 

Thank kathryncM5970CD
Ottawa, Canada
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My toddler, my wife, and I had a great meal here on a sunny Sunday afternoon. The sandwiches & soup were great and the service was excellent. The kids menu is pretty cool - my kid got a fruit, cheese, and goldfish cracker plate that he readily devoured. The icing on the cake was the cream cheese icing on the... More 

Thank snowkoan
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The good lady suggested a last minute visit to Merrickville for lunch. Examined a few of the menus offered at pubs and cafes and liked the look of the choices at the Yellow Canoe Cafe. A very wise choice as both our meals were excellent. H had the root vegetable soup with a turkey, cranberry and alfalfa sandwich. I had... More 

Thank lencobb
Perth, Canada
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459 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Wow. Great service and meal. I can't say enough about this restaurant. Service was fast and friendly. Very attentive. Our meals were extremely good. Thank you.

Thank PerthDarter
Merrickville, Canada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Make reservations, you will need them! Soups, scones, deserts, even the meats & spreads on the sandwiches are ALL made in house! Excellent choice for those with dietary restrictions. Daily specials always offer something interesting. Owners make a point of using as much locally sourced meat, fruit, veg, even alcohol as possible. A true multi-generational gem for lunch in the... More 

Thank LilAultman
Toronto, Canada
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70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch here. Delicious soups. Two had the special - burrito bowl and two had sandwiches - one on gluten free bread. All good. Desserts were really good - pumpkin cheesecake pot and chocolate raspberry cake. Friendly service. This is a small place so a reservation is recommended if you want to be sure of a spot.

Thank PatE57
Motherwell, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this establishment with family on a day trip to merrickville ,nice friendly staff ,good choice if your just looking for soups ,sandwiches,scones and cakes,if it's a meal your after then merrickville has a nice pub,and a few restaurants,prices were fairly reasonable,the entrance is attractive it has outdoor seating,inside is fairly dated but adds to its charm ,but toilets are... More 

Thank Tom B
Merrickville, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Yellow Canoe Café is a great place to eat lunch or just stop by late morning or mid-afternoon for a tea, coffee and delicious cake. They offer gluten-free and vegan options which means that there's something for everyone! The people who work there are also lovely and the option of sitting inside our out on their wonderful terrace overlooking... More 

Thank Rick_Caro2014
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We came by chance to Merrickville around lunch time and we found this Café. We have been pleased by the fresh and healthy meals. Both of us had a sandwich each, so that we can highly recommend those. The location has a sweet terrace outside. If the weather is fine, you should take your meal there. In a nutshell: Yellow... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Canadian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 St. Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Merrickville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-269-2833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?