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178 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-789-0009
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Ranked #136 of 2,236 Restaurants in Ottawa
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
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English first
Moncton, New Brunswick
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

This place was packed for a Thursday night. We both had the falafel shawarma et it was very good and the price was right (7$ each).

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Yorktown, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

we had the wraps and they were delicious. The service is prompt and friendly. This is a take out place only so remember that.

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Quebec City, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lebanese restaurant. Small and unassuming, but generous (food to service). Prompt service. Fresh and delicious food. Clean. Very good value in all (paid 9,50$ for a large sandwich, tax included).

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Toronto, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The sitting is limited to maybe 5 people, so if you go with a large family or a lot of strollers forget it.Otherwise the food was excelent specially the Shawarma.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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183 reviews 183 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My wife and I had lunch with our young kids. Much more of a "to go" place as there is an extremely limited amount of seating (and don't even think about bringing a stroller inside). The chicken shawarma was good, but I didn't think it was significantly better than other places. I was actually more impressed with the falafel, relative... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Located mere minutes away from many downtown hotels, tourist spots & nightclubs; nimble feet only, as there is one huge step to climb before entering (delivery is available, though). The shawarma is also very cramped, with limited standing space, and seating for about a dozen patrons. However, this is offset by delicious foodstuffs, pleasant & colourful to both the eyes... More 

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North Bethesda, Maryland, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Tastes good but very messy. The owner is extremely friendly. Try the rolled vine leaves. Worth the price.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Really delicious. Lots of sauce on the shawarma, nice fresh veggies...it was a hit with the kids. Reasonable prices and good location.

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Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I used to live in Ottawa and always really enjoyed the shwarma at this little 'hole in the wall'. On a recent visit back to the city I stopped by and it didn't dissappoint. The chicken shawarma was DELICIOUS and the gracious owenr provided a side of the potatoes which were incredible. It is such good comfort food and well... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The spicy garlic sauce and sweet sauce is the best we've ever tried. Portion size is reasonable for the price and the workers are so friendly. This week be our go-to shawarma place when visiting Ottawa!

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Additional Information about Shawarma Castle

Address: 178 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-789-0009
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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