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Jericho

Lebanese, Middle Eastern
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285 Bank st, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 10
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Second-Time Much Better

After giving Jericho a so-so review for a dinner experience a year ago, I tried the restaurant a second time for dinner. This time, I had a much better feeling about my dining experience. The food was good. We were a relatively large group and each person ordered something different. No-one was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
CdnTraveller43
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

After giving Jericho a so-so review for a dinner experience a year ago, I tried the restaurant a second time for dinner. This time, I had a much better feeling about my dining experience. The food was good. We were a relatively large group and each person ordered something different. No-one was disappointed. Words like hearty and sincere came to... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

This was my second time to the restaurant, and it lived up to the memory. The food is fresh and delicious, yet simple and honest. There is lots to choose from, and the prices are all very reasonable for the amount and quality that you get. The owner makes you feel at home, is patient in answering questions, and has... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I have checked out the restaurants particularly in the Glebe and I have settled on Jericho as the most enjoyable place. The food is consistently fresh and the prices are still the lowest in the area. Raouf Omar from Palestine has crafted an interesting menu with some dishes you won't find elsewhere. The hommous is exceptional and the honeyed chicken... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Jericho is one of those restaurants whee you feel like you are in your mother's kitchen. The owner/server treats you like a member of the family. The food is very good with generous portions and the freshness of the ingredients is very evident. One of our favourites is the lentil soup. We keep going back.

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St. John's, Canada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We discovered this place by accident as we were in downtown Ottawa looking for parking space so that we could have lunch. This is the first place we saw and the ethnic theme caught our attention not having any experience in this type of cuisine. It turned out to be great find for us. It is relatively small and the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My family and I were apprehensive about dining here at first because the time was beyond typical lunch hour and way too early for dinner (2.30pm on Saturday July 12th), but decided to try Jericho. We were completed satisfied with our meals and happy that we made a decision to walk through the doors. The food was fresh (albeit in... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This is one of the few places I consistently go back to visit when I return home. I have been many times and have never been dissapointed. From the moment you walk in the door you are greeted warmly by the host and owner of the resteraunt. He is happy to make recommendations based on your preferences for eating if... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Jericho is a restaurant with an atmosphere that makes you want to like it. Unfortunately, at an early dinner, the food served was mediocre at best, making such a positive feeling impossible. The falafels, spinach pie and the potatoes came very hot and dry in a way that suggested they had been microwaved. The taste was not unlike that of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

What a great find in Ottawa . Fresh and excellent middle-eastern dishes ! especially the Fatoush Salad and Babaganoush ! great family atmosphere, eclectic and interesting décor, makes for a great ambience and very good food.

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Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Tonight my man returned from England and we went straight to Jericho for a welcome-home dinner. This small and welcoming place has been an extra family kitchen for many years-- We have enjoyed its delicious Spanakopita, Shawarmas, Fish and Chips, and Honeyed Chicken dishes, amongst others. We also love the greetings and conversation with Raouf Omar and his son. Raouf... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 285 Bank st, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Middle Eastern

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?