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Flipper's Restaurant

819 Bank St | (above Von's Bistro), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (The Glebe / Dow's Lake)
613-232-2703
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Ontario
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

I am writing this on behalf of my wife who lunched at Flippers today with three girlfriends. My wife is one of the original customers at Flippers. Today she had an excellent lunch with her friends.The service and quality remain the same; outstanding.

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Ottawa
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163 reviews 163 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This restaurant has been on Bank for a very long time. The food is good. Tasty aps, good shrimp rolls, great carrot and ginger soup. The lobster ravioli is delicious but the seafood linguini is outstanding. Lots of big scallops and shrimps in a nice softly garlicky white sauce. The wine list is small but more than adequate with a... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I visited this place three or four times in the past three years. The first time is was not inexpensive but it was very decent with a nice chowder and a shrimp main dish. I had to wait as they were busy that night. The second time was not as good as first with chowder having a distinctive fishy smell.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Had a wonderful meal at Flipper's the other night. It was great to get back to this neighborhood spot and enjoy a very tasty meal. We had appetizers, mains AND dessert. Each course provided well prepared and imaginative dishes.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Can I just say what a pleasure it was to have dinner at Flipper's last Sunday night. We have been going to this establishment for many years and I can honestly say it just keeps getting better. Food was particularly good and the service friendly yet not intrusive. Thanks for keeping this neighborhood spot excellent.

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I have been eating regularly at Flippers during the past six years. Although I enjoy the main fish items - various combinations of nicely prepared haddock, salmon and others, I usually choose the smaller plates - tasty spring rolls with shrimp, blue crab cakes,  spicy tuna tartare, fresh mussels in a leek sauce, and more. When I'm in need of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I have been eating regularly at Flippers during the past six years. Although I enjoy the main fish items - various combinations of nicely prepared haddock, salmon and others, I usually choose the smaller plates - tasty spring rolls with shrimp, blue crab cakes, spicy tuna tartare, fresh mussels in a leek sauce, and more. When I'm in need of... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We have gone to Flippers many times over about 25 years. It is always reliably good.. The last time, I brought a group of 10 friends and every one found something interesting on the menu and enjoyed the selection. We love seafood and eat it often in restaurants. Flippers chefs can compete with any place in the city for their... More 

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Ottawa
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8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I have eaten at Flippers Restaurant many times over the last fifteen years, almost always at lunch. The menu changes often and the food is consistently good. The service is usually quite good as well; the servers are well informed and prompt, although not always as attentive as one might like. The decor is pleasant and quiet. There is no... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been a customer of Flipper's since the early 80's. I travel extensively for business and pleasure and you will be hardpressed to find better quality seafood at a reasonable price. A favorite dish of mine is the seafood platter. the owner for over 30 years (Karen) is always there to meet and greet you.Excellent service, I highly recommend.... More 

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Address: 819 Bank St | (above Von's Bistro), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 613-232-2703
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
Cuisine: Seafood

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