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Pelican Grill

1500 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613 526 5229
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Ranked #38 of 2,169 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $43
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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Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Our first visit to this restaurant today for lunch. I am from Nova Scotia, so I "need" seafood often!! Today, I was craving a lobster roll and suggested a visit here. They have this on their menu, so we opted to stay and give it a try. We both had a starter - lobster bisque and clam chowder ($6/$7 for... More

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Ive been here many times and food is always very good. Always make a reservation as its usually very busy.

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Ottawa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place was great. Nice atmosphere coupled with delicious seafood makes this place well worth the visit. I had the salmon which was excellent. Service was great and wait time was average. I will certainly be going back.

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ottawa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Small restaurant adjacent to a seafood store. Very clean, cordial and excellent food each time we go there for lunch

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Adelaide
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32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This small restaurant has an unimpressive outside, being tucked away in a pretty nondescript mall off Bank St. but the fish is first rate. The place is both a small restaurant and a fresh fish sales operation and the two are separated by not much more than a partition so a bit of the raw fish smell from the store... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great fish and chips. $1 specials on oysters and jumbo shrimp. Fresh choice of fish specials that change frequently. Moules et frites as good as any I've had. Relaxed atmosphere and attentive service. It can be a bit noisy when full (which happens a lot!) and I have had inconsistent portion sizes - but I'm nit picking. All around a... More

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Ottawa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Ii have eaten there quite often and every time it has been excellent. The fish and seafood is very fresh. The staff is friendly and the atmosphere casual but not too casual.

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Ottawa, Canada
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27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

At Pelican Grill they try to do it right. Fresh product, imaginative chef and attentive service is usually a winning combination. They almost made it on target. Our party of three decided to share different appetizers - crab cakes, fish tacos and lobster bisque. All three were good but not one was "out of this world". Actually, I found the... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

My wife and I had our American friends, who own a hotel in Samara, Cost Rica, visit us in Ottawa . Our guests had been Travelling from Reno, Nevada, for over a month in their RV and were yearning for fresh fish. As mentioned, they own and operate a hotel a stone's throw from the ocean and serve freshly-caught fish... More

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Ottawa
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59 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Friend and myself dropped by for breakfast after reading reviews. We went out of our way actually but hoping to get there early after their opening time. Checked online to see that they were open at 9:00. When we actually got there at 9:10 we were told that they wouldn't be open until 10:00 and we would probably need a... More

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