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Beavertails

#10 of 2,194 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 - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch

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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
Great Canadian experience!

Try the salty version.... Worth the calories ;-) Everyone told me to try it, I was sure if it's gonna be oily - seem to be perfect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Dor B
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Try the salty version.... Worth the calories ;-) Everyone told me to try it, I was sure if it's gonna be oily - seem to be perfect.

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Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My girl friend and I have to get them any time we are in Ottawa. My girl friend wouldnt leave without getting one on our previous visit, thats how much she likes them.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited from UK for a family wedding and several people told us we really must sample beaver-tails, and so when we saw the stand near Byward Market, we had a go. Amazing, delicious, too many flavours to try, but we did go back 2 more times in the week. CInamon was my favourite, and my daughter tried different toppings.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Ottawa you must stop by the Beavertail stand in the Market. Absolutely delicious with many varieties.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I have grown up with these pastry treats and love them! There is a different kind for every one, but I prefer the normal cinnamon sugar. We would skate on the canal in the winter and our prize would be those yummy beavertails! If you havent tried one, you are definitely missing out!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beavertails are amazing. they keep you coming back for more. I have been away from Ottawa for about 15 years and im back in the city doing work and have my weekly dose.

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Kamsack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The beavertail is a guilty-pleasure pastry that you must sample when in Ottawa. My favourite is the classic cinnamon sugar - there are many other delicious flavours, so I am told. Either way, you have to at the very least try one when in the city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beavertails were alright but we prefer the Clifton hill version. Tastes were still fresh in memory and the Clifton hill won.

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Centreville, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Oh my gosh these things are awesome! I had the chocolate and banana one. I was going to eat half and save the rest but that didn't happen - I could not stop eating it. It was by far the best desert I had all week. Love it! Can't wait to return to try another flavor or maybe stick to... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Delicious and quick service. Easy to access. Friendly staff. Gave me excellent suggestions and allowed me to eat a delicious treat!

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Additional Information about Beavertails

Address: J A Durrell Rec Centre, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7G1, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 241-1230‎
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Canadian

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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
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Canadian

Restaurant Characteristics

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