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Chances R

#80 of 2,189 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1365 Woodroffe Ave | College Square Mall, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V7, Canada
+1 613-225-6887
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Gatineau, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have eaten here a few times and always find the food delicious. My only concern was the price of a few items that our party had ordered on a previous occasion. Owner Mike Bouris handled my case with the most grace possible. He took time and care to discuss my situation in detail and displayed only courtesy, generosity and... More 

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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our family's most long standing restaurant that we have been visiting for many years. It has great food, excellent service and a classy decor. It also seems to have a very wide appeal: you can see students out on a first date, friends or family out for some occasion and seniors partaking in an evening out. The breakfast... More 

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Thank Graham A
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi Graham A, Thank you for taking the time to post a detailed review. Happy to read that everything was great. Thank you for being such a long time guest! Mike Bouris Owner More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been coming here with my family since I was a kid. It's always been a treat to go. Had my birthday celebration there last night and it didn't disappoint. Had a super nice young guy as our server who put up with my dad's dad jokes. The food service was quick. Had the spaghetti and it's still as good... More 

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Thank lisamarr060
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi lisamarr060, Thank you for choosing our restaurant to celebrate your restaurant. Happy Birthday! Mike Bouris Owner More 

Ottawa
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309 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Had not been there in a few years but met with some friends for lunch recently. Food was OK. Service was attentive and friendly. The restaurant was very busy and very noisy. It was hard to have a conversation.

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Thank PAC168
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi PAC168, Thank you for coming by the R. I will reach out to you directly to get more feedback regarding your meal. Happy the service was friendly and the restaurant was busy. Talk soon, Mike Bouris More 

Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

There are not a lot of restaurants near Centrepointe Theatre and we decided to try this place out before watching The Debators. The service was very good on a busy night and the food was good. My husband enjoyed the tasty chicken stir fry and I had a panini with prime rib and mozzarella. I enjoyed it as well. We... More 

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Thank CathyV63
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi CathyV63, Thank you for giving us a chance. Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! Hope to see you again, Mike Bouris More 

Winnipeg
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This place has awesome food. I found it to be more Canadian meets Mediterranean. The service was prompt and friendly and the prices were very reasonable. A must try if you are in the area.

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Thank Corrado140
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi CorradoL12345, Thank you for stopping by the restaurant. I like your description of Canadian meeting Mediterranean. I am going to borrow that the next time someone asks me to describe the R! Thanks again, Mike Bouris More 

Ottawa
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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Had a rather long wait as it was a Saturday evening, a dance troupe was in the restaurant so, waited till they finished. Have been here before so I knew it would be worth the wait. Again I was not disappointed! Food was excellent, ample portions, hot & delicious. The wait satay were extremely accommodating, polite & courteous. Good location.... More 

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Thank sapperbill
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi sapperbill, Thank you for the detailed review! I will pass this along to share with our team. Thanks again, Mike Bouris More 

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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This restaurant is in a mall in the west end of Ottawa and was chosen for its atmosphere which is visually appealing and appropriate for diners that want a nice restaurant that you still feel comfortable wearing casual attire. The menu provides a good selection including soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps to the more hearty fare including liver and onions,... More 

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Thank Guy O
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi Guy O, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review and for choosing our restaurant. I am glad that everyone enjoyed their meals and how you describe us as a nice restaurant but still comfortable with casual clothes. That is what we are going for! The noise improves in the summer time when we have our... More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

I frequently meet up with my girlfriends at Chances R because of the good location and nice atmosphere. Waiters are always extremely polite and the service is quick.

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Thank laurapalmer2017
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi laurapalmer2017, Thank you for being a frequent guest and taking the time to review us! I will pass along to our team. Mike Bouris More 

Ottawa, Canada
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127 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Met friends for dinner before a concert, so timing was critical. Our server ensured that we had a lots of time to eat and still make it to the theatre. All the dishes order were nicely prepared and plated. One of the party ordered the prime rib (medium rare) - when it arrived, it was too rare for her, the... More 

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Thank Chris W
MikeBouris, Owner at Chances R, responded to this review

Hi Chris W, Thank you for the detailed review! Much appreciated. I will share with our team. Mike Bouris More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$16
Cuisine
Greek, American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1365 Woodroffe Ave | College Square Mall, Ottawa, Ontario K2G 1V7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-225-6887

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