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the urban pear - CLOSED

Second Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-569-9305
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Apr 3, 2016
“Wonderful Crab Cakes in the Glebe!”
Apr 1, 2016
“A bit pricy but wonderful food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Canadian, French, Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Second Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Great evening with my colleagues and girl friends. Fresh, local and innovative pairings with food and wine. The atmosphere is warm and inviting. The owners are present at all times and that give this special, unique restaurant it's flare in the Glebe. I enjoyed the...More

1  Thank J-Gyrl
Reviewed May 30, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner at the Urban Pear on May 2nd. I have eaten out at several noted Ottawa restaurants in the last few weeks, including Navarra (top chef Canada) and none have made the impression of the delicious meal and the wonderful service...More

1  Thank Linda C
Reviewed May 12, 2014

This restaurant is not worth the trip! My husband and I and our daughter had mother's day dinner here 2 days ago. My husband ordered duck but was served halibut (the waitress, Dominica) pulled out a piece of paper from her pcoket on which she...More

Thank Customer744
Reviewed March 15, 2014

It has been four years since I've been to the Pear and there has been a big improvement in the quality of the food. A little pricy, appetizer, entree, dessert and wine for one was $100, but I don't do it often and it was...More

2  Thank Rtistik
Reviewed February 17, 2014

I want to like the Urban Pear - I really do! However after two visits in the last two months, my take is that if the restaurant is to survive it needs to sharpen its culinary pencil - and soon - otherwise repeat customers will...More

4  Thank Chateau_Valmont
Reviewed February 8, 2014

The service was very attentive and friendly. The food was creative delicious and creatively presented., Been there a few times and it's very consistent with quality was always surprises on the menu.

Thank RideauCanalskater
Reviewed January 11, 2014

We went as a group of six for brunch, and it was excellent. The menu is creative, everyone ordered something different and it all tasted great. Service was awesome. I checked out the dinner menu, and the wine list. We will be going for dinner...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Almost everything was fantastic. Clean, great light, music was Motown which pleased all. There were five of us, and everyone was quite pleased. Service was very good, very friendly. My crab cakes Benny were something else. Only minor issue was the coffee, which could have...More

Thank boisveb
Reviewed December 9, 2013

My friend and I wanted to try somewhere new for brunch and on a Saturday instead of our usual Sunday outing, and I had heard that The Urban Pear had switched owners in August 2013, and that there was now a Saturday brunch available. Looking...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Went on Sat night and was excited as it used to be one of my favorite restaurants in Ottawa. Sadly, last night, a huge disappointment. I truly hope that it was just a bad night because the Pear has too many good things going for...More

Thank Knuknuk
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighborhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-569-9305
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