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Cafe Orient

808 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6R5, Canada
+1 613-563-2422
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good57%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jun 2017
“Good Hong Kong style milk tea and dim sum”
6 Dec 2017
“Tastey and Affordable”
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Chinese, Asian
808 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6R5, Canada
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

The service is fast and friendly. The food is excellent. They will even prepare dishes not on the menu. You won't have sticker shock when you receive the bill either. Awesome place to get together with friends!

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

It is a Hong Kong style restrautant with extensive menu of dim sum, fried rice/noodles, hong kong style drink, pot rice, etc. The milk tea it prepares is very local to Hong Kong style, no matter it is served hot or cold, but it is...More

Thank Edward-A A
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Typical Chinatown restaurant with great food and most reasonable prices. I usually go for lunch with colleagues. For starters, the restaurant is loaded with Chinese people which tells you that you will be eating quality, tasteful and authentic dishes. They have a wide variety of...More

Thank Yukiduke
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Small 70s style Hong Kong cafe, always clean, quick services. Numerous choice of dishes, always good. The portions are generous. There can be a few minutes wait at busy hours, but well worth it.

Thank RobynRosie
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Have been going to Cafe Orient over the years and the food is always very good. We bring our guests from out of town there and their reaction is somewhat skeptical as they enter since it is a "hole in the wall" with cafeteria chairs...but...More

Thank CDNcruise_travel
Reviewed 12 November 2015

I really enjoyed the food every time I go. They have a great variety of dishes, from congee to noodles to rice dishes. They are fast, well priced, and good. Their Hong Kong style milk tea is a must try. Some people go to Starbucks,...More

Thank JYDan11
Reviewed 5 July 2015

A good friend of mine introduced me to this place about 8-10 years ago and I have been a regular ever since. I love this place, it's not about the ambience, it a hole in the wall, with a worn out interior, though they frequently...More

Thank Ottawa_uhl
Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Cafe Orient is a small, unassuming place on Somerset Street, the decor is simple and clean. The food we had (HK style french toast, pan fried pork dumplings and shrimp wonton noodle soup) was good to excellent, and the Hong Kong milk tea was...More

Thank Retired470
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Went when Yangtze was to crowded. Everything was fine but nothing was as good as the same dish at Yangtze. Also the ambiance is not as nice. Dark small space.

Thank JWD64
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Had my first visit to Orient Cafe. Went with another couple who have been going there for years. It's just a little 'hole in the wall' but the food is excellent ! Authentic Chinese food, fast service, and very reasonable priced. We will be back!

Thank Usantos
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 AM - 1:00 PM
4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
4:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 Somerset St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 6R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-563-2422
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