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Nate's Deli

#684 of 2,309 Restaurants in Ottawa
$$ - $$$, American, Deli
152 Sparks St | Corner of O'Connor, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
+1 613-235-1424
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average24%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Canadian, American, Deli
$$ - $$$
152 Sparks St | Corner of O'Connor, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The smoked "Montreal" meat sandwiches are delicious. The service slow and not terribly friendly. The other foods are tasteless...... Very disappointed.

Thank Gia K
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were walking along the pedestrian walkway on Sparks Street and stopped off at this restaurant for lunch. Husband is a picky eater and several things on the menu were just for him. The Montreal Smoked Sandwich was really good & husband had the foot...More

Thank FrostyRoyal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On an extremely hot August day, it felt like there was no air conditioning. The food (I had a club sandwich) was mediocre. I asked specifically for no dairy (particularly mentioning cheese and butter), but my restricted breathing an hour later told me there had...More

Thank Booklady28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an ideal place to meet up with others as it's easy to locate on busy Sparks Street. I was disappointed that they were out of fish 'n chips. If you love smoked meat, here's your place. Good food, decent service, perfect for people-watching,...More

Thank beachlover246
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Regretfully the staff like each other more than their customers. As you can see from the photo the staff hung around the work station. Customers had to approach them just to pay. The food is fine - nothing extraordinary; nothing remarkable-but not good enough to...More

Thank dwcchog
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch before our tour of Parliament. Seem like they draw a pretty loyal lunch crowd. Service was quick and friendly. I ordered the 1959 it was the best sandwich I have had in years classic deli. The rest of the family's plates...More

Thank Penster42
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We went for a romantic dinner and the food was great. The patience of our waitress was outstanding as we had eyes for ourselves and ourselves only... The atmosphere was perfect to have a love chat without bieng disturbed and make us feel we were...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I was here with my family of 4. We ordered 3 regular smoked meats and one jumbo smoked meat that said it had triple to amount of meat. We waited a very long time just for smoked meat sandwiches and we were literally the ONLY...More

2  Thank Isabella S
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Was in a bit of a hurry and popped into Nates for a quick lunch. Service was friendly and fast. I had the smoke meat sandwich and a glass of wine - not hard to disappoint. Both were good. If you are in a hurry...More

Thank Gary Q
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Ok. So I admit it. I have never tried Putine before. I had heard of it but didn't know what it really was and never really had the opportunity to try it. So while recently visiting Ottawa with my daughter, we finally did it! So...More

Thank Karen P
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April 9, 2016|
Response from Reggie O |
unfortunately no, because of the location and the people who frequent the new Nate's Deli don't order the same as 20 years ago. When they first opened they had tried to keep to the original standards but found much wasted... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $15
Canadian, American, Deli
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Sparks St | Corner of O'Connor, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-235-1424
  • E-mail
Nate's deli founded by Dave Smith, We are serving Hot smoked meat as well as Poutine', Burgers, Sandwiches and Salads. We also have our pub side known as South Block Whiskey Bar!! Come check out our selection of Whiskeys and Bourbons! Pub open daily with 12 beers on tap South Block Whiskey Bar Open 11:00 to 21:00 Monday to Wednesday 11:00 to 23:00 Thursday and Friday 11:00 to 15:00 Saturday & Sunday
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