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Pelican Grill

#31 of 2,191 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2, Canada
+1 613-526-5229
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a day on the ski hill I decided for some fish and chips. Dropped in to the Pelican grill and order some halibut to go. I was told 10 minutes wait but was out much faster. My wife and I split up as she went to farm boy and I went to get dinner. She was surprised that I... More 

Thank Pointsguy
Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In terms of dining on seafood Pelican's is one of the best in Ottawa. Even for a chowder which is hardy and chalked full of seafood. I usually have a lunch and purchase their fish for home. Their product is always fresh and the establishment is clean. The staff are very helpful and pleasant.

Thank AzzurroSI
Niort, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a seafood restaurant and we chose this place after reading reviews on the internet. It turned out to be a great experience and the food was amazing. I chose the moules & frites as a main course and the mussels were really big and very tasty. We went for fish and chips for my daughters (7... More 

Thank Adeline L
Lasalle, quebec
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is worth coming in from Montreal. The chowder was the best we've ever had. Calamari was light and prepared perfectly. Mains were seafood stew and mussels with thai curry sauce and fries. Everything along with service was top notch

Thank Brian J
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy the food, atmosphere and service there. Definitely my favourite restaurant in Ottawa. My first time there i had their bouillabaisse, was amazing. Its not available anymore but almost everything I've had there since has been really good. Lobster poutine, fresh fish, lobster, mussels, oysters. You can't go wrong. And on the way out get a lobster mac... More 

Thank Marc P
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great the meal was excellent. Had the salmon and mashed potatoes, exceptional. The restaurant always fills up quickly so make reservations ahead of time.

Thank Deborah S
Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

The other day my son and I decided to visit our favourite local fish and seafood eatery. My son had the fish and frites with an oyster appetizer while I had the Shrimp and frites wth a clam chowder appetizer. Both meals were excellent, well presented and piping hot. It all got washed down with a couple of pints on... More 

Thank Larry_and_Catherine
Ottawa, Canada
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325 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Its a very busy place, I would recommend a reservation. They managed to squeeze us in but put us on a time limit for the table, not my preferred way of dinning. The food was good in general, the chowder was excellent, the scallops were awesome, but I found the fish of the fish and chips to be on the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

Located in a strip mall on Bank Street in Ottawa south it is worth checking out with lots of accessible parking. Had not been there since it's renovation/expansion several years ago. Was not disappointed. Difficult time deciding between the Real Thai Curry Shrimp, Fish Taco Platter or wild Halibut Fish and Chips. The Real Thai Curry Shrimp won and was... More 

Thank David W
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Everything I had was so tasty. Mussels, Red Thai Curry Shrimp, Fish Taco, After Eight Cheesecake. The staff were also very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $37
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 Bank St | The Blue Heron mall, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-526-5229
A casual seafood bistro with a fresh fish market attached. We are only interested in serving the freshest fish and seafood we can get!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?