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Arrow & The Loon

The Glebe / Dow's Lake
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99 Fifth Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
(613) 237-0448
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Great beer selection. Good service and food

One of the best beer selections in the city. It changes almost weekly I think because every time I go in they have new options to try. The food is OK - you can't go wrong with the basic apps, burgers, and their salads are usually good for a pub. Usually great service and most of the staff known... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best beer selections in the city. It changes almost weekly I think because every time I go in they have new options to try. The food is OK - you can't go wrong with the basic apps, burgers, and their salads are usually good for a pub. Usually great service and most of the staff known their... More 

Thank EHLyow
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

First off, this is one of the only places in Ottawa that will offer cider in pitcher form, so automatic win there. Their gluten free menu has made this into a regular haunt for my group of friends. Their menu is diverse and from what I've tasted so far, very well done.

Thank Erin B
Ottawa, ON
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226 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Food: my friend was OK with his pizza. My Reuben was not good, although it seemed to contain a lot of meat. Maybe not enough sauce. The salad mix had some rotten leaves in it and my orange juice was fermented. Atmosphere: that building gives me the 1980s creeps and it was full of hipsters. Service: HORRIBLE. The girl was... More 

Thank spykitten
Campbellford, Canada
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We were there for dinner and our selections were okay, the only complaint was the service .....I had to go another table to find condiments .......for two the bill was $45. Just okay.

Thank someday0713
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Great for larger groups if you reserve ahead of time. The food was good, and the beer was great! This was recommended to me from a friend, and I feel it will soon become one of my favourite small restaurants in Ottawa. It has a relatively relaxed atmosphere and doesn't take itself too seriously. A great place to hang out... More 

Thank FoodAndHistory
Ottawa, Canada
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156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

As our friends live around the corner from the Arrow & Loon we decided to give their Sunday brunch a try. We were a group for 5 and had no issues finding a table for our group. Our waitress was very friendly taking our orders very quickly as well as ensuring us adults were supplied with sufficient coffee and tea... More 

Thank MKosche
Manitoulin Island
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I recently attended this restaurant as part of a large social outing. We phoned ahead to let the restaurant know that we would be bringing a large group, which they said would be fine. The staff seemed a bit stressed that we were not sitting where they had intended us to (understandably so), but were overall very accommodating. The beer... More 

Thank manitoulin_foodie_8
Ottawa, Canada
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We've been coming here for a lunch for awhile now mostly for the rotating taps. They truly have one of the best selections in the city. The food is good it's pub food. Today I had the Philly Pork Wrap with sweet potato fries and the sandwich was excellent I will definitely be ordering it again. I find the staff... More 

Thank opuscat
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Good pub grub. Had an awesome veggie wrap with a salad that was delish. They also have pizza and burgers. My husband really liked the veggie burger.

Thank Kerri A
Calgary, Canada
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378 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We were walking in the Glebe and were recommended by our niece to have beer at the Arrow and The Loon. We sat on the small outside patio at the side of the restaurant. The selection of craft beer is excellent and we tried some new brews. We did not have anything to eat, so can not comment on the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 99 Fifth Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighborhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: (613) 237-0448

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene


Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 1:00 am

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