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Elgin Street Diner

American, Diner, Canadian
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374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1J7, Canada
+1 613-237-9700
00:00 - 23:59
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Ottawa, Canada
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175 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Business meeting at noon Friday and it is a really busy place. Once we ordered the favourite club sandwiches, they were delivered within minutes. Hard to talk business with your mouth full but we took turns 😜. Lunch was great. Server friendly and let us talk without interruption.

Thank Dave C
Prince Albert, Canada
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Open 24 hours and serves the best poutine in Ottawa. What else do you need really. Can walk there from most hotels as well.

Thank Gord V
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate there 2 times during our stay in Ottawa - amazing place! Very nice food and portions! Recommend!

Thank ZapCa
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100 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have you tried poutine yet? If not, get your self over to Elgin Street Diner and order a poutine for the best poutine in Ottawa!

Thank TravelWithMeTV
Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very friendly and helpful with questions. The portions are quiet large and sharing is a great idea. The food is excellent and was totally enjoyed. However my husband said he enjoyed his burger more than the poutine. My daughter ended her meal with Jello which was such a nice option to have.

Thank Barbara Aviva W
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son highly recommended this unique little spot for breakfast. Great diner. Awesome over the top service (thanks John) delicious food. Highly recommend. Only thing I would recommend is a few more Vegan , gluten free, dairy free options. But the restaurant was amazing none the less

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

Their poutine is generally good but after using the delivery system on their website (skip the dishes), my poutine arrived after 30 minutes even though I was basically 2 minutes away. Needless to say, the poutine was cold and the girl I spoke to said there was nothing they could do about it. Nothing more disgusting than cold poutine with... More 

Thank Eccentric001
Ottawa, Canada
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time eating at this restaurant and I loved it! The food was delicious, the portion was big, and the service was great. I will definitely be back soon!

Thank youngmontrealer
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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130 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my kids for the first time, had the ESD poutine. Incredible flavors!!! Usually they have a long wait but we were fortunate to only wait 10 minutes. Highly recommend.

Thank Marc T
Trogir, Croatia
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place where I tried my first poutine ever and fell in love with it immediately, they provide a great service and I would really like to recommend it!

Thank Emilija Č

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$19
American, Diner, Canadian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 374 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1J7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-237-9700

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