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Pelican Grill

#34 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2, Canada
+1 613-526-5229
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11:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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Ottawa, Canada
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337 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed lunch here with my son. He is a regular but it was my first time. The location is not the best for me but I will return. I loved the fish tacos which came with French fries and a very pretty salad arrangement. My son gobbled up his curried shrimp which looked fantastic. The restaurant is located in... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had diner on a Friday night, restaurant was really busy. Meal started off great: amazing service, clam chowder was delicious, fried calamari was amazing, however when our mains came (fish and chips, shrimp and chips) they were extremely greasy, even the paper in the plate was soaked with grease from the deep frying process; it was like they hadnt had... More 

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Thank Stephanie R
Ottawa
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish tacos and fish (halibut) in the fish and chips dish were just average. The salad and fries were very good. Restaurant was busy, but service was very good. Tacos were bland.

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Thank Isabel C
Ottawa, Canada
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130 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch with my spouse. I had fish and chips and my spouse had fish tacos. The chips are much better than in previous years. Fish tacos were not as good as many other restaurants such as Craft at Lansdowne. My fish was halibut and the portion was small given the price. Tasted great. Salad was alo good.

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Thank BarreMP
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating at the Pelican and we really enjoyed it. The food was great and the service excellent. We were really impressed and will go back again. Crab cakes were good and we enjoyed the fish and chips.

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Thank Brad W
Ottawa, Ontario
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent family owned seafood restaurant in a small strip mall. Always think I am going to try something else of their excellent seafood offerings but regularly go back to halibut and chips....why fight with it?! Great food, great service, comfortable to bring the grandchildren. Reservations necessary as their reputation fills the place every night. Wide selection of great fresh seafood... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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182 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a mid week dinner for two. Food was fresh and plentiful. The service was real good. Our waiter was thier when needed. Lots of seafood goodies on the menu to choose from. Prices was reasonable. Looking forward to returning.

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Thank Lynn N
Ottawa, Canada
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was great and the seafood was excellent. My son had three things he had never had before and loved them all - Escargot, raw oysters and fish tacos. My fish cakes were also very good and the trout was OK, hence I rated this a very good instead of excellent.And while the concept of a fish market and... More 

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Thank raken1
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

After a day on the ski hill I decided for some fish and chips. Dropped in to the Pelican grill and order some halibut to go. I was told 10 minutes wait but was out much faster. My wife and I split up as she went to farm boy and I went to get dinner. She was surprised that I... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

In terms of dining on seafood Pelican's is one of the best in Ottawa. Even for a chowder which is hardy and chalked full of seafood. I usually have a lunch and purchase their fish for home. Their product is always fresh and the establishment is clean. The staff are very helpful and pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$37
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-526-5229
Description
A casual seafood bistro with a fresh fish market attached. We are only interested in serving the freshest fish and seafood we can get!

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