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Beavertails

#4 of 2,308 Restaurants in Ottawa
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Byward Market Area
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J A Durrell Rec Centre, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7G1, Canada
(613) 241-1230‎
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 426
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    Very good
  • 52
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  • 10
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A must visit and soo tasty

Tried the nutella flavour and loved it. Most prices range from $4.5-$6.50 so a good desert choice and lots of variety and choices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tried the nutella flavour and loved it. Most prices range from $4.5-$6.50 so a good desert choice and lots of variety and choices.

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Thank loves_2_travel_1966
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ok, winter isn't complete without a beaver tail! Much tastier than they sound. Various toppings to choose from! Absolutely love these! Have to try one with a Hot Chocolate along the canal or for Winterlude!

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Thank Nykki L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I finally got myself a beavertail this year and it was so yummy! There are many varieties to choose from so it took me a bit of time to choose but I finally went with the cinnamon and maple butter. It was so delicious! If I could, I would go quite often, thank goodness I live a distance from it.... More 

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Thank CathyTakahashi
Ottawa, Canada
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A beavertail with sugar and cinnamon? Yum! Eat one beside the fire on the canal. Delicious. Too bad about the lousy hot chocolate.

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Thank Mannemers
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For anyone visiting Ottawa Beavertails is a must to add to your visit. It's a tradition! My favourite remains the Killaloe Sunrise (cinnamon & sugar)! Nothing better than a skate on the canal or stop by their permanent location year round in the market

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Thank Tasha M
Ottawa, Canada
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While it's true I had to wait a bit for my treat, that's because it was freshly made as I ordered it, not mass-produced. So it was hot and tasty. Great taste, from a friendly staff.

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Thank Odette W
Ottawa, Canada
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought my family to the canal for a Beavertail and hot chocolate. They were good but now they are half the size they were 10-20 years ago. I guess the owner of Beavertails is so rich now he just has to sell the name and make even more money while ripping off the consumer that made him rich in the... More 

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Thank haajet
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everytime I've been to one of these (summer & winter combined...in the Byward Market & elsewhere) I've always had to wait mind boggling amounts of time to get served...and then you wait some more to actually get your Beavertail. A recent outing on the Rideau Canal only confirmed (yet another) difficult experience of anxious kids contrasting with lineups and slow... More 

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Thank Jason D
Brandon, MB
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great street food stop. Service was quick, friendly and the beaver tails were hot and tasty made all that much better by the ambiance of walking through the Byward Market area.

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Thank SandyTrus
Ottawa
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A classic, Winter lover's dessert, .. or summer, or anytime!! Beavertails, typical Canadian treat is always awesome and loved by children.... and of course, adults!! Must try if you haven't already....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: J A Durrell Rec Centre, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: (613) 241-1230‎

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am

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