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“Not That Impressed” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Zak's Diner

Zak's Diner
16 Sq Byward Market, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7A1, Canada (Byward Market Area)
(613) 241-2401
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Ranked #325 of 2,154 Restaurants in Ottawa
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Diner, Canadian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Not That Impressed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

What can I say? The toast was not toasted, The bacon was limp. It was busy so others seemed happy enough but I thought it was a bit of a "conveyor belt" breakfast.

Visited May 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
“terrible customer service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

this place sucks when it comes to customer service,the food is average to OK , but the people who serve you do not know any thing about customer service, they are rude and un-polite , the place is in down town Ottawa, so not a good place for a family dinner, I dont recommend this resturant

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Curly fry poutine! In the same realm as Elgin St Diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Love the place, anytime, any occasion. It's a perfect diner with awesome food. Go for the milkshake and curly fry poutine combo, dynomite!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Ottawa
1 review
“Great atmosphere and service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Best breakfast in town, and served ALL DAY! Open 24/7, a must go in the ByWard Market. Family friendly, a staple in town!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dartmouth, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Hard to review the food when you can't be seated.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

If you plan on visiting make sure you bring your patience. I can't review the food as there was such a rush and the hostesses clearly incapable of handling it that we were never seated. We were told ten minute wait, waited 20 then found out we had been scratched from list as seated when we saw someone who arrived after us be seated. If you know your place is limited in space, popular, and prone to lineups then you should train your staff appropriately.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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