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Bridgehead Coffeehouse

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366 Bank St | Gilmour St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
+(1)613-569-5600
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am VERY picky about coffee and their's was good. Plus, wifi, good service, good locations, funky look. It can get busy at times (morning coffee rush!) and I wish that people would realize that there are OTHERs sharing their space, but that's a comment on people, not the proprietors.

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Ottawa, Canada
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85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I oftern visit Bridgehead on Bank to get a piece of their decadent quinoa chocolate cake. I usually get it to go but this time I decided to stay and have it with a flat white. The cake was good, but the coffee was bitter, cold and horrible, Noone seemed very interested in whether I enjoyed it or not, so... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Always easy-going - integrated into the community - with great coffee and eats just like always!!! Bridgehead - for me its always a capuccino extra hot extra shot!!!

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Thank ScouterChris
Winnipeg, Canada
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

This is conveniently located at the corner of Bank and Gilmour. Customers are welcome to come in and stay as long as you want. Their coffee is top notch. They don't always have enough pastries, even though their selection of pastries is quite varied. It is a good place to sit and people watch or work on your laptop. It... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Comfy place to hang and work in Ottawa. Free wifi - very good flat white - they even do toast - nice pastries - plugs for computers - tables and leather club chairs 🍜🍜🍜🍜 third visit and will gladly Recommend

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Thank RenaudGeorges
London, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We always enjoy our visit to Bridgehead's Coffeeehouse- we are never disappointed with the excellent coffee, breakfast sandwiches and a wide variety of baked goods. We enjoy the informal atmosphere, newspapers and when the weather permits, eating on the patio-always a winner!!

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Thank Martha D
Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

is the recipe changing? Our last few visits to Bridgehead have been disappointing at best. The coffee tastes like it has a burnt molasses flavour and the food items are getting smaller and more expensive. Other friends have commented on the change in coffee flavour - it's not good.

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Thank ottravel5
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My Americano was very good; I also liked the cranberry scone I had. The space is pleasant, and the service is competent and very friendly. Don't know what the meals are like here, but for coffee or tea it is very good.

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Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Seriously the worst! It tasted like syrupy instant coffee, I didn't return to get my money back because by the time I tasted it, I was driving on the 417 headed to T.O with 2 sleeping babies in the car. I stopped in only because the second cup up the street had just closed, and on a previous trip to... More 

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Alexandria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

It's such a relief to go to a coffee shop and have a knowledgeable barista. The girl running that beautiful espresso machine pulled me an amazing triple espresso long. The place was clean, spacious and had cool seating What a bonus to be able to drink ethical coffee and a great price!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Canadian
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Breakfast
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Bank St | Gilmour St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +(1)613-569-5600

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