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Beavertails

#9 of 2,265 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
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 261
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  • 29
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It's a Canadian thing

Yes it is deep fried dough topped with more sugar than you should have in a week, it's not your gourmet dessert but it's a comfort food and it's worth a try. They only take cash so keep that in mind but the tax is worked into the price so you went end up with random change. It's worth a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
  • Late Night
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Yes it is deep fried dough topped with more sugar than you should have in a week, it's not your gourmet dessert but it's a comfort food and it's worth a try. They only take cash so keep that in mind but the tax is worked into the price so you went end up with random change. It's worth a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The service was excellent, very friendly. The price is right for the delicious fried dough smothered in yumminess. :) I am a repeat offender and I see myself coming back for more!

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Took some family members visiting from Germay, a truly canadian experience. Look for these huts at special events around the region!

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

When in Ottawa tour the By-town Market and finish off your tour with our treasured freshly made Beaver-tail pastry. I love the cinnamon sugar version (hot, yummy-I never share)

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is something you have to try if you're in Ottawa as a tourist or if you're a local and haven't enjoyed one ... where have you been?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The choice and variety is second to none, and a good pick me up while skating the Canal. The experience of skating and mingling with other skaters is topped off by the purchase of a Beavertail of choice tops off the day.

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Ottawa, Canada
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I lovre the cinnamon and sugar beaver tails...plain and simple. Great when you are skating on the canal or just walking around the Byward Market. When in Ottawa you gotta try one...its a little piece of Ottawa you have to sample!

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beavertails is the perfect companion to any winter trip in Ottawa. It's essential when skating on the canal, or checking out the ice sculptures at winterlude.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beavertails are sold at the Ottawa Farmers Market, several popular locations throughout Ottawa, and on the Rideau Canal in Winter. The attractive Beavertail sign captures your attention. Check out the detailed menu and select your favorite tasty meal. Choose the topping to enhance the taste buds for flavour. The first bite will dazzle you. You will be tempted to try... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While skaing along the longest rink in Canada (and the world) and you need to take a break.Stop at one of the Rideau Canal's food Kiosks and pick up A Beaver Tail. Hot fried dough in the shape of a beaver tail comes with your choice of several toppings; cinnamin-surgar, chocolate, Nutella, Maple and more...Tastes great with Hot chocolate. If... More 

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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

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