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Morala Specialty Coffee

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734 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V4, Canada
+1 613-235-4740
07:00 - 19:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

small, quaint, with nice product. Great atmosphere! For coffee and a baked good as good as it gets, haven't tried there homemade foods yet (latin) Often busy at peak times.

Thank jonathaneb2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

If you desire handmade quality eats like empanadas, sandwiches, panini, or a homemade sweet treat like flour-free chocolate brownies or unique Argentinian alfajors, then stop here. Each of these items is only complemented by the high quality coffee or tea that you select fro the assortment available. I cannot recommend this location enough!

Thank Cee C
Guadalajara, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This coffee shop is truly one of a kind. First of all, they speak Spanish, which is always nice in a foreign country. The atmosphere is welcoming and cozy, quiet but warm and the food and coffee is of very good quality. The coffee is just right, not over roasted nor watery, with just the correct amount of kick in... More 

Thank klaura806
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little coffee shop with homemade latin food the the art of the trendy Glebe in Ottawa. Service is friendly. A great place for a coffee or for lunch.

Thank John D
Ottawa, Canada
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I love this cafe! Its got a cute argentinian theme with a great ambiance. The coffee is always made well and the desserts are awesome. Try the alfajor - an argentinian cookie with dulche de leche and coconut inside. The only dissapointing thing about this cafe is the lack of free wifi.

Thank Laura897654
Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

My favourite coffee shop in Ottawa. Excellent coffee, exquisite Mayan hot chocolate, wonderful baked goods (my favourites are the alfajores and the cornbread), fine soups, delicious salads and yummy Argentinian lunch specials. Plus some of the nicest staff you'll ever find. Morala is comfortable warm place to meet friends or to linger by yourself with a book or newspaper. It's... More 

Thank Fan-of-foreign-films
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Went with a friend in a quaint little café refreshing from the main stream ones in Ottawa unpretentious and very personal

Thank shaman01
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

I was meeting a friend for coffee and I did not want to go to a chain coffee place, I googled coffee and Bank Street and up popped Cafe Morala and I am so glad it did. What a nice little spot. When we walked in the door the smells were tantalizing making me sad that I had already eaten... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Great spot, very cozy. Coffee is excellent and the snacks are far superior to those you'll find in the chain coffee shops. The staff is very friendly. It can be very busy and difficult to get a seat, but that's because everyone loves it. We stop there regularly and it's always excellent.

Thank habzfan
Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

Great little place to have a coffee & sandwich. The food is not what you get in your average coffee shop. Most items have a Latin flair. Staff is very pleasant.

Thank John D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-235-4740

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