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The Works

#29 of 2,193 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Westboro Village
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326 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 6X6, Canada
+1 613-564-0406
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Was the worst burgers that we've ever had. They were cold, rubbery, and tasted old. We will never, ever eat there again.

Thank Mary A
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the place for the best burgers in Ottawa. They have a huge selection of specialty burgers with a bunch of different sides to go with them. I would recommend the chippers or dye cut fries. Also as a starter get the tower o rings with the beach house dressing. And if you want a real treat... More 

Thank revmarty
Winnipeg, Canada
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every burger you could imagine and a few non-burger items too. It's a little pricey but quality food and a nice atmosphere.

Thank Spruce
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Harvey's is good - they'll give you what you 'need', but if you really 'want' the best classy burger in Ontario, seek out The Works! Setting is ho-hum an simple, but the choices of burgers is ridiculous, plus you can have it on veggie patty (TWO choices!), chicken, bison, beef, and more. Good drinks, including some local craft beers at... More 

Thank good_ants
Brossard, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the years I spent traveling all over this country, I've never had better choices in hamburgers and sides than The Works. Nowadays I eat veggie burgers a lot but my wife and friends love their traditional burgers too. So many innovative and delicious ways to customize a burger. Must be tried at least once!

Thank George M
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on 9th March and had the wrecking balls as a starter which were absolutely amazing. I then had the Burgeroni which was the heaviest burger I've ever had! It was also one of the best burgers I've ever had too. Its a pity I live in the UK otherwise I'd be back more often. Really good service too, and... More 

Thank Tom S
Cowansville, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017

What a place to go....Exotic and original food,super staff,good music and nice surroundings what can you ask more?!?

Thank Johanne B
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204 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

Hands down, the Works probably has the best burgers in the Westboro area, The Works also has an interesting decor too,

Thank Hunter k
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

If you like off the beat type hamburgers and other foods this is the place for you. Right in the heart of Westboro it's a great place to go with friends or family to eat.

Thank Kevin Bob L
Ottawa, Canada
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58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Took my sister to the one in Kanata. Very mediocre burger and fries. Overpriced. Won't go back. There are tons of better places around.

Thank David B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 326 Richmond Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1Z 6X6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Westboro Village
  • Neighborhood: Westboro Village
  • Phone Number: +1 613-564-0406

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