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Flipper's Restaurant

The Glebe / Dow's Lake
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
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819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-232-2703
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Ottawa
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having not visited this restaurant in many years, the opportunity presented itself recently when wanting to get together with friends for an enjoyable meal- a seafood restaurant was requested- hence we thought of "Flipper's" we were not disappointed with the meals- favourite was the haddock fillet stuffed with crab & green curry spice- delicious! As were the seafood spring rolls...... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A school chum that I hadn't seen in over 20 years visited Ottawa recently. Since we are from Nova Scotia originally, it's only natural we decided to get together for seafood, but where in Ottawa to go? We chose Flipper's. First time for both of us. From the moment we walked in, our server, Philippe, made our dining experience one... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We have been to this restaurant a few time, often for special occasions. I like my seafood served to me steaming hot and not warm, this place always delivered. The day we were there happened to be Happy Hour between 5-7, the Shrimp Cocktail was only $5.00, six big shrimps, very good. We also ordered Tuna and the Griiled Pickeral.... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I've been twice to this place, unusually it's situated above another restaurant. Plenty of window tables and interesting decor. The first time I went I had the Striped bass, which was really great. This time I tried the Haddock fillet stuffed with crab meat, great flavors perfectly cooked. I tried a bit of the shrimp pad thai which was spicy... More 

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Thank AndyOnHolidays
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

I'm on a very specific diet so called ahead to ask if i could get steamed veggies and an avocado, they responded affirmatively. So I had a beautifully arranged plate of lightly steamed veggies with a whole avocado which not only looked appetizing, it tasted yummy, all for a very reasonable price! The ambiance is charming with exposed brick and... More 

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Thank Anne W
Ottawa, Canada
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Nice night out in the Glebe. We have not been for awhile to Flippers. The atmosphere was great. The restaurant was full. Its in our neighborhood. Our server Brian was excellent both in recommendations and service. All of our dishes were delicious. Thumbs up. No need to dress up either, awesome casual atmosphere. we will be back.

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Thank Lynn N
Caledon, Canada
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182 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Up the stairs leads to a nicely decorated setting. The seafood chowder was the best I had ever had. Rich and and succulent! I had the ginger salmon for my entree. ery juicy and tasty. A great place to sample seasfood!!

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Thank caml77
St. Catharines, Canada
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Visiting the capital last week for a sporting event and happened upon the restaurant while walking along Bank Street. Upstairs over another restaurant, décor was quaint and lots of seafood available. Food was tasty however for the price proportions could be a little bit bigger. All in all was decent food, great atmosphere, and beautiful decor.

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Thank noarc1
canada
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Visiting the capital this week for a sporting event and happened upon the restaurant while walking along Bank Street. Upstairs over another restaurant, décor was quaint and lots of seafood available. Food was tasty however for the price proportions could be a little bit bigger. All in all was decent food, great atmosphere, and beautiful decore

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Thank travelling-grandma-9
Ottawa, Canada
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

My plate of haddock and stuff crab was very good. Good choice of veggie and well cooked. My husband fish and chip was overdone. We were not offer water and the bread we received was staled. Choice of wine very limited. Nice neighborhood restaurant service was nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 819 Bank St | above Von's Bistro, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighborhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: 613-232-2703

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