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The Parliament Pub

Byward Market Area
Canadian, Pub
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101 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B5, Canada
(613) 563-0636
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12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Ottawa, ON
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

I've always been happy with the Pub and was looking forward to lunch on their patio (which faces Parliament Hill). They are closed for renovations and probably won't be open until the Fall.

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Thank Mike2002
Ontario, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I have never been here but walked by it a million times. It was very rustic inside and the service was great. Food was pub fair but still very good. Happy to go back.

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Thank Berta P
Montreal, Canada
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114 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We went here on a friday night and although the service was good and the food was actually not too bad, the atmostphere was rather subdued (in fact, so was the entire Sparks pedestrian mall). Prices were fair (could've been better). Again, the big winner here for me was the service. We were in a hurry and our waiter did... More 

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Thank elizabeth_pierre
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117 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The Sparks Street area is a bit of a wasteland, but if you're stuck here and looking for a decent meal, The Parliament Pub will do the trick. The service is friendly and the food is good. I would have given it 4 stars, but it's a little pricey for what it is.

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Thank Stephanie C
Val-des-Monts, Canada
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

nice food, good setting, visited by many parliamentarians. The menu is based on current and ex parliamentarians. went for lunch only

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Thank TREX71
Tsawwassen, Canada
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142 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were just looking for a light lunch and the server was so helpful he even offered to send us to another place but in the end he suggested exactly what we wanted. A tasty shared sandwich.

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Mississauga, Ontario
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122 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We were seated outside on the patio with a view of the Parliament Buildings and the folks walking past the pub. The server/barman was very friendly and helpful. The food was fine and delivered hot in a reasonable amount of time. Price was ok too. The patio could be improved by trimming the surrounding trees and letting in more light... More 

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Thank Senior F
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stopped in here after the parliament tour and had a wonderful lunch. The staff was friendly and helpful and willing to chat a little while we were being served. The pictures of all the different politicians on the walls were a nice touch. The only draw back was that the bathroom was down a couple of flights of stairs... More 

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Thank Joclyan
Ottawa, Canada
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391 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I have only one complaint, the chairs are so comfy it's really hard to eat as you simply sink into the material, great for sipping your wine thought. The service was great, the menu was nice (but would have loved fries with my salmon sandwich). The salmon toast was superb, just the right amount of capers and the toast was... More 

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Thank Peter_Bomberg
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Great restaurant. Very friendly polite staff, service was excellent. Super menu, food was fresh and delicious and we got a kick out of the creative menu. It was fun to see all of the political memorabilia around the walls. Very convenient for visits to Parliament Hill, other downtown sites. Our window seat looked out over the wonderful Terry Fox Monument... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Canadian, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: (613) 563-0636

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