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Corazon De Maiz Mexican Food

#69 of 2,172 Restaurants in Ottawa
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55 Byward Market, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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11:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Sat - Wed 11:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have wanted to try this restaurant for a long time, I have always loved mexican food and being ranked as one of the best Mexican restaurants in Ottawa definitely intrigued me. I went for lunch a couple of weeks ago, and honestly it wasn't that "amazing". The food, although "authentic" was lacking flavour, the portions were OK but quite... More 

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Thank JulianaMac16
St. John's, Canada
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One word - tostadas. Get ready to get messy, but it will be by far one of the best things you have ever eaten. You cannot go wrong with any of your choice of meats either. They also provide numerous hot sauces ranging from mild to extra hot, some sweet and smoky, to choose from. We discovered this spot a... More 

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Thank csa709
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stop by for quick Mexican lunch while walking around the city. Food was served fast, was fresh and tasty. Definitely worth going back.

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Thank MACDK02
Fredericton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here because it was on the way to the National Gallery of Canada, and it was a nice meal. Had the tostadas; one beef, one chicken and one vegetarian with a tamarind soda. They were definitely messy to eat, but were absolutely delicious. Don't wear white... Seating is at the counter, or in the area that's open to the... More 

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Thank RikThurnheer
Cornwall, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I go once every week (sometimes twice) for my burrito fix. Wonderful combinations of flavour. The beef is especially scrumptious. The owners make you feel like family.

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Thank StuartLyallManson
Ottawa, Ontario
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The team that run this place want to be sure that you have a positive experience. I had the tostadas, and really enjoyed them.

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Thank ickydog1234
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Every time I'm in the Byword market and want real Mexican food, this is my goto place. They make everything fresh, right in front of you. The burritos are huge and well priced, a very busy place where you might have to share a table with a stranger, but that is the charm. Great food, good value, and great people.

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Thank Foodie247365
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I'm pretty sure if anyone is ever near the byward market, you atleast have tried this place before! It gets super busy at lunch too since many people enjoy there. Food: 5/5- Very fresh ingredients and they give you a decent portions. Meats are seasoned well and they always warm it up just right! I love the quesadilla and nachos... More 

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Thank Melissa N
Toronto, ON, Canada
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150 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I read the reviews for this place and were dying to eat there. We made sure to get there when they opened at 11:30am because we didn't want to have to wait. We ordered the 3 tacos platter, 2 pork and 1 beef. I had the pork and beef which came with a small serving of perfectly... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

If you don't have a lot of time to eat but want an excellent meal. This is the place for you. Everything on the menu is most excellent. Fast friendly service. Home made hot sauces. A must visit if you are in the Ottawa market.

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Byward Market, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?