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Cora's Breakfast & Lunch

179 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X8, Canada
+1 613-241-7642
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“crepes” (32 reviews)
“french toast” (13 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (13 reviews)
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Canadian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
179 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved reading the history of this place. Cora is an institution in Canada. Single mom who made it work. Gives back also. Presentation of food is wonderful.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Mouth watering fruit sculptures adorn your breakfast plate and delight you palate. Try the Eggs Benedict for breakfast or a Panini for lunch. They also serve a breakfast bowl for those who prefer a lighter choice. Line ups can be long at lunch time. This...More

Thank ShamysShores2
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Situated just off from the central hub of Ottawa. Cosy little mom and pop style diner. Wide selection of classic us/Canadian style breakfast dishes. Very friendly, good service. Nothing pretentious just a neat little diner. Some seats are somewhat tired and a bit of TLC...More

1  Thank roobarb99
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A big variety of omelettes, crepes, pancakes, eggs, bagels and Fresh fruits. Fast and great service.

Thank Marianne K
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Cora's got a lot of weird, tempting looking options. While my meal could have had a little more flavor, I enjoyed it. The service was really good, people were super kind, and the prices seemed fair to me given that thr servings are big!

Thank Grisel C
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I have never had a problem eating here & always enjoy the meals. It has a very good choice for everyone.

Thank Merle12271959
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Had a quick business meeting over breakfast. Waitress was friendly and service was excellent. The portions are generous. This was my first time there and I will definitely go back again

Thank firerescue6
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Is it only me who always has the impression of not getting he's money's worth at a breakfast place ? Maybe it's the laziness of the morning that prevents me from cooking a homemade breakfast more often... but how difficult is it to cook eggs,...More

Thank Isa-Francis
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We were quite a large group, 17 hockey players as well as staff and their parents. The waiter we had took all our orders and didn't write a single thing down. He got all our orders right. Just amazing to have that kind of service.

Thank Ian A
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Cora’s after a friend’s recommendation. Was the first stop my friend and I made after a 3h bus ride. We were hungry and tired, then we were greeted by the servers so warmly. It was great. Menu, as reviewed by everyone else, is spoiling...More

Thank LaksmiCahyady
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Rideau St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5X8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-7642
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