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Ahora Restaurant Mexicain

307 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Byward Market Area)
613-562-2081
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Ranked #65 of 2,236 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Woodville, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Authentic and amazing! When we lived in Ottawa our friend introduced us to this place. Sadly we have moved away but when we visit this is our first stop. Absolutely delicious.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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87 reviews 87 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Fresh and excellent Mexican Food, Fast service you order at the cash and they bring it to your table, colored tables, colored walls, tortilla soup was very good also the "carne asada". Friendly staff, small place but very nice.

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Ottawa, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This place is real authentic Mexican. The food was fresh, delicious and filling. It wasn't my first time here and it won't be my last. As good as the food is, they really need to turn on the heat. We were freezing. Every time the front door opened the restaurant dropped a few degrees. So when you visit in winter... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Loved the tortilla soup ... a must try for everyone. We each had the Quesadila Vegetariana - crispy flour tortilla filled with cheese and guacamole. The beans were the best I have ever had and the salad was fresh and tasty. The food is very fresh and flavourful. You order at the cash and they bring it to your table.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

I have been here many times and I like the bright bustling basement atmosphere and friendly fast service, but at the end of the day - what am I really getting? A mediocre burrito at best… Mucho Burrito actually has a better burrito with more toppings and much more flavour for less money. The burrito Grande here costs about $14... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This is exaxctly what all little restaurats should be. Good food and great service. It is always busy and the food is always fresh. I love little places like this. Excellent!

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Bonavista, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was our first visit to Ahora's and we were not disappointed! Two of us had the Ahora burrito platter with beans and rice - so gooooooood! Hot sauce and salsa were great on it too. The burrito grande was a hit with my son too.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you are looking for honest and tasty mexican food, this is a great place for you. Good food with affordable prices, in a relaxed environment. Service is almost nonexistant as you place your order at the counter and food is brought to you soon after at your table. However, the staff tries hard to be nice (with relative success).

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Quebec
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We love this restaurant, we have enjoyed their food often in the last 5 years. The food is fresh and authentic and the service simple and friendly. It is a nice place to have a good healthy and tasty meal. It is not a place where you spend a lot of time, the service is fast and yummy!! Highly recommended!!

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Moncton, New Brunswick
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Prices are reasonable (10$/pers), there's a cool salsa bar and sangria is pretty good. The restaurant is not very clean but the decors makes up for it. I would come back.

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Additional Information about Ahora Restaurant Mexicain

Address: 307 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 613-562-2081
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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