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Flipper's Restaurant

819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
+1 613-232-2703
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (30 reviews)
“shrimp” (13 reviews)
“haddock” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I try to eat here at least once a month and it's our go to place when taking friends and family out for dinner. I've never had anything but a great meal and we always leave the wine selection up to the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

First time visiting this restaurant and I was totally impressed. My sister and I shared the warm scallop salad for an appetizer. Delicious, perfectly cooked scallops and the warm carmelized pear was a great addition. My curried shrimp was excellent - curry sauce had heat...More

Thank beleafer27
Reviewed 3 September 2017

There is no way around this; my halibut was dry but my wife's order was moist and tasty. the waiter heard my grumblings and deducted the halibut and ask; " was it really dry or just a bit dry?" He wanted real feedback and I...More

Thank lloyd b
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I love this restaurant. A great selection of perfectly cooked sea food, friendly, attentative service without being intrusive. Warm, cozy ambience. If you have a window seat you can people watch since you are looking down on Vank Street. We went there for my Birthday...More

Thank Bren008
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It was my 60th birthday and where we would eat was my choice and I choose Flippers. The service was outstanding and the food was amazing. Our server went above and beyond to make our meal special. The only down side was that I really...More

Thank Brenda V
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Bland walls, snug and somewhat uncomfortably hot. Not a place to go to impress someone. But the food was very tasty. For starters, we had the salmon sliders (small fish burgers) - these were good. And the rolls - basic chinese like oily rolls. Jumbo...More

Thank nomad_timo
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We decided along with some good friends to try Flipper's Happy Hour. This entails a glass of wine, limited choice but very good, for $5.00, plus oysters at $1.00 each and $5.00 for 6 large shrimps with cocktail sauce. The Happy Hour goes from 5...More

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After much research and review reading, wanting to have a great dinner in Ottawa, we certainly found it at Flipper's. The atmosphere was very eclectic and welcoming. The service was quite attentive, until they got very busy. With only one person serving all the occupied...More

Thank HHIloverOhio
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A most wonderful experience the service was unique and food well prepared visited serveral times while in Ottawa and service is always excellent

Thank Hedger2014
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I didn't know where to go, so I chose this restaurant thru Trip Advisor and I was very sastisfied with the quality of the fish, vegetables and mash potatos with crust.

Thank Pascal P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3V9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-2703
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