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Canvas Resto-Bar

65 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0X9, Canada
+1 613-729-1991
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak frites” (10 reviews)
“foie gras” (5 reviews)
“fritters” (2 reviews)
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Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
65 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0X9, Canada
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Today was my second visit to Canvas for lunch. First thing thought the door we were greeted by the very and helpful staff. The atmosphere is very comfortable and relaxing (which might have been why our lunch lasted almost 2 hours even if we were...More

Thank kproud45
Reviewed July 12, 2016

On the July long weekend, my daughter, her friend, and I went to Canvas for brunch. It was recommended by her friend who has eaten there in the past. The Holland Avenue location is nice with a small patio and parking on the street. On...More

2  Thank Lorraine1065
Reviewed July 8, 2016

The only good thing was the server. Went to dinner with a guest on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. We were served our meal with our pre dinner drink. My meal, which consisted of warmed over pasta supposedly served wth a veal sauce. Found a...More

1  Thank Louise L
Reviewed May 21, 2016

My favorite place for a steak frites, service is courteous and friendly. Great bistro menu, you will not be dissapointed!

Thank Luc B
Reviewed May 14, 2016

Fantastic evening at Canvas. I'll admit to having never heard of this fine establishment prior to tonight, but after this evening, it won't leave my memory and I'll be back again soon. The evening got off to an excellent start with a friendly greeting, and...More

Thank tashasmr
Reviewed April 29, 2016

I was at the Canvas resto-bar about a week ago with my family and was very impressed with everything. First and foremost, the service was tops! My mother is in a wheelchair and requires a lot of space. Despite being a very small restaurant, the...More

Thank Meri S
Reviewed April 14, 2016

Had lunch this week, for probably the 5th time in as many years, and was reminded how consistently great the food is here. The menu is small but imaginative, and the prices are all very reasonable. They generally offer a featured $5 wine special which...More

Thank MountainWannatravel
Reviewed April 5, 2016

Small and intimate resto with an amazing menu that they switch up often. Great sharing plate for girls night out, try the Steak Frites or Walleye. Great attention to detail on all the sides as well.

Thank TSBuchanan
Reviewed April 3, 2016

A very nice brunch on a sunny Sunday. What was originally a roast chicken lunch (that place was closed for lunch) turned into a fabulous brunch (we just needed to walk a few more steps). The host/owner Charles was wonderful, from service to the table...More

Thank BestEffort R
Reviewed March 28, 2016

This place was recommended by a regular - and for good reason. We were greeted with a genuine smile and welcome by a gentleman behind the bar. I later learned that he is the owner. The server was knowledgeable, and efficient. The frittata was excellent,...More

Thank Bob009
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Holland Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 0X9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-729-1991
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