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Shawarma Palace

#227 of 2,188 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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2949 Carling Ave, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-726-9533
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

The best shawarma you'll ever have always fresh and tasty once you eat here you'll never go anywhere else love this place

Thank Robert T
Ottawa, Canada
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

The food is excellent and the staff are friendly. Great Shawarma. The best deal is to order the 10 person platter. Call ahead - easily servers 10-15 people for about $150. The regular shawarma plate is plenty for 2-3 meals.

Thank Stratus222
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

I love this place. Great food , big portions and good stuff to eat on a low budget. You can smell the garlic sauce right into Carling avenue. The staff is very nice and the restaurant is always clean and child friendly.

Thank skamvari
Ottawa, Canada
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108 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

I've been coming this this Shawarma Palace for the past 6 years and I've noticed it's been gradually going downhill in terms of quality and quantity for your dollar. The price has also gone up a tremendous amount such that a shawarma combo costs as much as the platter back in the day ($10.99). The chicken lately has either been... More 

Thank ZeCheeseMaster
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Oh my gosh, where do I start? It is so fresh, authentic, and it's always the same employees working every time I go - customer service is great! My family and I love it and try and go every time we are visiting the city. Must try!

Thank kabot1
New Brunswick, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 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 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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 

3 Thank Tom V
Ottawa, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $14
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Fast Food, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-726-9533

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