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Hooley's

292 Elgin Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #1,250 of 2,140 restaurants in Ottawa
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Apr 10, 2014
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English first
Nassau, New Providence Island
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157 reviews 157 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Inexpensive drinks. Good food. Half price food. Great place for a business meeting and a snack and not hard on the pocketbook. Fries are good. Burger was tasty and juicy. They serve Ashton Brewery on tap which is a good microbrewery out of Ashton Ontario. Beer, Burger, Fries $13.00. Value -- unbeatable.

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Detroit, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Just you average bar with your average food and drinks. Monday night is the best though as it .35$ wings (8 wings on a plate). The wings are pretty good too, with a decent amount of meat on them. I would come back, if it was Monday again.

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

The girl in front for the cover on Saturday night was very unpleasant because she had to wait for the 5$ cover. Then I complain to my boyfriend and the idiotic bouncer try to intimidate me ! I never saw people so unfriendly, unpleasant and rude with clients. I complain to the manager and was very understanding. If you like... More

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Great location for an after work hang out, and the prices are pretty good as well. The service can be slow, but overall, good place to make your local regular stop.

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Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Watered down drinks. Crummy eats. Obnoxious crowd and servers. There's nothing special about this place except the location, and in all honesty, it's a waste of a perfectly good location. Definitely avoid or go to any of the neighboring pubs; go to the Lieutenant's Pump for a much better time.

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Chambéry
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

This place is one of the best for a casual night out with friend: good music, good choice of beer, sport, dancefloor, cubicle tables and the tuesday wings night at 25ct ...wich is the best. Great choice of wings ! Fresh, hot and tasty .... but ! From one waiter to another the "rules" of the wing nights change... some... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

My now Fiancee and I went there in July 2013 for our anniversary. It was a surprise I had planned for her - Yuk-yuks has special meaning for the both of us. So I thought: "Why not try this dinner and show thing"? It was supposed to be a romantic/anniversary surprise for her. When we got there, the table was... More

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Ottawa
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We (2) were there for drinks before and after a recent dinner out. The friendliness of the staff was what made the place. In a close second was the chicken taco. Absolutely delicious and a great price. We will definitely be back!

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Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Different experience from January, Menu changed mostly pub grub. Perogies are amazing, great wings. Nachos bland good salsa, not enough cheese. we were a big group of women great service fun and friendly. Games on many TVs loud and fun. It was a birthday celebration so drinks were enjoyed. Young crowd sports bar. Not the place for a quiet drink.... More

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Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Our children recommended we come here for dinner. The slight wait for a table was worth it! We tried four different menu items and were delighted with them all. The staff were awesome. They all helped each other, which kept the service at top notch! Definitely a sports bar atmosphere, which isn't our cup of tea; but the great food... More

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