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1500 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613 526 5229
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Ranked #40 of 2,238 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $39
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A casual seafood bistro with a fresh fish market attached. We are only interested in serving the freshest fish and seafood we can get!
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English first
Cornwall, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I returned to the renovated Pelican last night and we were again not disappointed. Lobster bisque and fish tacos were outstanding. The oysters were fresh and at $1.50 per the best deal in the city. An amazing experience.

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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I almost hate to tell everyone about this restaurant...it is so good! The food was amazing. We went as a party of four, one had the lobster dinner, another moules frites and the remaining two had fish and chips--we were all pleasantly surprised. The seafood was perfect, but amazingly so were the sides. The ginger edamame salad that accompanied the... More 

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Perth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Went there for a Saturday lunch. The mussels will keep you coming back to this restaurant. We had lobster rolls and the special of the day Steel Head Trout. It was delicious. They just renovated before Christmas, it is now a more open concept and it is attached to the Pelican Seafood Market. The market has so much to choose... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

What a great place. I am not a fan of Ottawa restaurant offering. But what a treat in the cold tundra! Located in a little mall with a pretty cool super market. It's a fish store but more. Walk past the briney offerings of the day to the back and into a a simple and cosy restaurant. Want to know... More 

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Canada
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you want to eat good sea food try Pelicans grill. The food is amazing and tasty! Been there order a lobster and it was finger lick'en good! Do I need to say more!?:)

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We have been to this restaurant a number of times and are always highly pleased with the quality. The restaurant has recently been expanded so now there is not line ups to contend with. The fish dishes are exceptionally fresh and delicious. Service is efficient and friendly. The fish market-like store attached has the best seafood in the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Comfortable, laid-back dining with excellent staff and tasty seafood dishes. Although very small, they do their best to accommodate and have a nice wine selection on hand. Definitely make reservations and order their chowder to start.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

For the second time our group of nine chose the early seating for dinner on New Year's Eve and were once again pleased with the menu, service, and value. This restaurant and its adjacent seafood store have recently undergone major renovations, and are still not quite finished, but nevertheless, nothing else suffers. There is a prix fixee for the dinner... More 

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Perth
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Amazing food, fish and chips surpass "The Glen" according to our Glen enthusiasts companions and the cold smoked salmon pasts was superb. We turned up as 5 not 4 customers as had been advertised (booked) and they generously accomodated us, with the caution to notify them of any late changes in future to assist them in planning. The only negative... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The exceptionally pleasant and professional staff serve up good seafood in a relaxed setting. The dining area is adjacent to their fish shop and you really do get fresh, well-prepared seafood here. Book a table - despite their recent expansion, the place is too popular just to wander into.

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Address: 1500 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 613 526 5229
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Average Prices: USD 12 - 39
Cuisine: Seafood

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