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Shawarma Palace

#190 of 2,174 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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2949 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2B 8K6, Canada
(613) 726-9533
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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New Brunswick, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Ottawa for 10 days in August 2016 with a plan to eat at different places for both lunch and dinner. We ended up going to Shawarma Palace for 4 lunches because it was so good! We tried chicken, mixed, falafel, and vegetarian wraps and they were all amazing. The meat, falafel, and vegetables were freshly... More 

2 Thank cdn_rovers
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a few years since I was last at Shawarma Palace and so today, with my girlfriend new to Ottawa, I decided to take her there for a quick dinner. When I first discovered Shawarma Palace years back, it was a quiet place with excellent food and a super attentive team of staff. The good and the team are... More 

Thank CanadianTraveller30
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This place has really gone down the tubes. I used to frequent this place when I worked closer. I drove out today to get some and the ceiling had gross stuff hanging from it. The garnishes like lettuce was on the verge of going brown. The rice as a side was hard like it wasn't cooked properly. The shawarma was... More 

1 Thank Tom V
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

With their smiles and cheerful greetings, the folks who run this Mid-East cuisine treasure in Ottawa's west-end, can guarantee you will walk out with much of your wallet intact, but with a full, contented belly. A couple can order up their large combo platter and have enough left over to take home for one more meal! Unbelievable in this day.... More 

1 Thank raviphilar
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Very good Shawarma! Have been a few times with friends and never disappointed. Good quality food and lots of it!

Thank Ashley W
Ottawa, Canada
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162 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

The decor and atmosphere is nothing special here. However, the Shawarma is amazing, and the garlic potatoes are excellent. The staff truly take pride in every sandwich, and it is a step above all of the others.

Thank Greg F
Warkworth, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

We no longer live in Ottawa but when we return we always include a meal at Shawarma Palace. Usually we eat at the Rideau St location so this was our first time at the Carling Ave location. My husband and I enjoy sharing the mixed plate which is under $17 tax included and we usually cannot eat it all. Love... More 

Thank MammaBear60
Moncton, Canada
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We have been here several times over the years; but it is getting more elegant (relatively) and the guys behind the counter are very accommodating.... No rice? No Potato? No problem!!!! EXTRA HUMMUS SALD AND TEBOULEH... 2 can dine for <$15 before tax. Gotta love it

Thank Schteve27
Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

I went with my wife and kids. Service is very poor, shawarma guy didn't feel like working. Chicken plate was full of skin. Not recommended, shawarma palace downtown is better.

Thank Omar C
Fort frances
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We came here the day of the biggest snowfall in fifty years! The restaurant was open for business as usual. Great service, friendly staff, good food. A nice selection of food and portion size choices.

Thank JoAnne F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $14
Lebanese, Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Halal, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2949 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K2B 8K6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: (613) 726-9533

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