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Fraser Cafe

7 Springfield Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1M 1C9, Canada
613-749-1444
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Ranked #19 of 2,170 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: Canadian
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Based on good reviews, we were delighted with our lunch choice of on a recent trip to Ottowa. The food was very good and the waitress was very attentive. We found a place to park on the street, as the lot was a little tight. Would definitely return next time I am in the area.

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Ottawa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Fraser Cafe last Thursday with 2 other couples and we had a great time. Our server was very accommodating and allowed us time to chat and casually view the menu. She explained all of the dishes but wouldn't reveal the Kitchen Surprise no matter how many questions were asked. The food was superb - amazing tastes, perfectly... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had a lovely brunch at the Fraser Cafe this weekend. Place was packed but we luckily got in. Would recommend a reservation. Food was very fresh and tasty and our servers were attentive and knew the menu very well. Donuts are a must; so delicious!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a great lunch at Fraser's today. It is lively, great for speaking and very good food. Perfect for talking and having a longer lunch together. Service was very good. Make sure to have a reservation as it was full.

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Ottawa
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141 reviews 141 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The menu is special. Lot's of local and fresh ingredients. For starters the lobster and crab chowder is fantastic and the pork croquettes are good too. Mains include great salmon, BBQ beef strip loin and the surprise kitchen choice (well I won't ruin the surprise) is well worth taking a chance. The strawberry rhubarb pie for two is a delight... More

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Cancun, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to celebrate 29 years of marriage. The whole experience was delighful. Our waitress Laura was a humourous hostess with class! Usually one of the Fraser brothers are cooking up ,but on this night Kyle a Young chef was getting his chance to shine in the kitchen, and shine he did the food was amazing. We shared the roasted... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Have had great success for brunch and dinner on other visits - today was the day to try Fraser Cafe for a mid week lunch. We had a very nice lunch with great service and friendly server. The Shrimp Po'Boy Sandwich was very good but the Steak Sandwich was the winner. The house made super thin waffle chips are the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We went with the surprise option on the menu, and the owner picked just the right thing that every one wanted, for the all 4 of us! Great wine suggestion as well. It's definitely one of the things I missed the most in Ottawa.

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Evanston, Il
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239 reviews 239 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were in Ottawa visiting our son and daughter-in-law who live in the neighborhood and have been here often. We had a lovely meal. The wine was quite good. It is not a local "cheap but good", the food was well-prepared. My only caveat was the noise level, which dramatically decreased when the people at the table near us left.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've heard such amazing things so I decided lets try it out for brunch. Overall it was really good, I was not in love with my eggs Benedict as the eggs were a bit over, and I really wanted a runny egg - however I did not specify how I wanted my eggs done, and it seemed they cooked everyone's... More

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