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Olive & Chili

#199 of 2,308 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$Cafe, , International
51 York St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
+1 613-789-7172
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  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Canadian, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
51 York St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel desk clerk recommended this place for lunch since my wife is a vegetarian. It had a good selection of salads and vegetarian sandwiches/options. This is mainly a sandwich, salad, and bakery shop. My wife had an eggplant sandwich and beets as her side,...More

Thank svogels
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

svogels thank you for consulting and taking advantage of the expertise of your hotel desk clerk's recommendation. Glad you enjoyed your lunch at Olive & Chili, and yes we do have in-house made meringues and marshmallow and will showcase of patisserie!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Great food, gluten free. Made my trip better. A little hard to distinguish where the menu is and stuff but over all. 5 stars out of 5

Thank Matthew S
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Matthew S for your 5 bubble review. We at Olive & Chili are very grateful and aware that our layout is difficult to grasp...improvement to the current layout is part of our short term plans. Stay tuned.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a great gluten free variety but if you are expecting a big meal for your breakfast this is not the right place. Their portions are very small. And not a lot of staff.

Thank MariaFernanda1312
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

MariaFernanda1312 sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Olive & chilli offers sandwiches, salads, hot buffets, bread and patisserie all of which are 100% gluten free. Walking into olive & chilli I was excited at the prospect of everything being gluten free! Before our trip I had researched where I would be able...More

Thank ATets
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You feel so relieved when you see the amount of options available and that they’re all gluten-free... I love visiting Ottawa, but this little corner became my favourite spot (mainly for breakfast and a quick lunch).

1  Thank dorianarod
Reviewed August 1, 2018

If you are seeking out top-quality gluten-free baked goods, Olive and Chili will fiill the need. Located in Ottawa's historic Byward Market area, which is open daily, this quaint shop specializes in gluten-free fare. Located within a few minutes walk of the Parliament Buildings, Rideau...More

Thank lemenar
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Lemenar thank you so much for your explicit review and taking the time to visit this unique Ottawa shop which only sells gluten-free products. Today. we have tested and produced an olive and oregano loaf of bread which you may enjoy as much as our...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Good food, unique choices, and the desserts looked amazing! Very friendly staff! Do recommend for gluten sensitive people.

Thank David M
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

David M thank you for taking the time to review our 100% gluten free shop. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Nipped in because I couldn't believe it was true. Had already eaten so grabbed a chocolatini. Will be back....all those beautiful gluten free pastries are calling my name!

Thank West1107
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you West1107, everyone at Olive & Chili is super happy to serve customer who appreciate our art in preparing 💯 % gluten products. Our pastry Chef has more creations currently being tested, stay tuned.

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting the Ottawa Downtown for the first time and came across this place while hunting for a place to have lunch. Loved the simple yet chic decor and the variety of food they have to offer. Our bonus was the vegan and gluten...More

Thank Nabomita D
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Nabomita D, thank you for your kind words and review which have been shared with the staff.😘

Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for a quick lunch. There were tons of unexpected options like a crab stuffed portobello mushroom, desserts etc. You order at the counter and if it needs a warm up they bring it to you. Lovely people.

Thank EPottawa
Caroline V, Owner at Olive & Chili, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

EPottawa thank you!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 York St | Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-7172
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Located at 51 York street, Olive & Chili offers authentic flavours and a unique 100% Gluten-Free experience. This bakery-pastry shop, offers delectable French pastries and bread loaves made on the premises. In addition, a rotating selection of hot items, soup, salads and sandwiches is available for eat-in or take away. With notice, lunch boxes are offered to complement your outdoor activities. Patio and bicycle racks available. Handicapped Accessible. Olive & Chili is a sister company to Le Moulin de Provence.
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