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Cabana Restaurant

) #616 of 2,243 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Latin, ,
848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-724-7762
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pupusas” (11 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Salvadoran, South American
$$ - $$$
848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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11 - 20 of 29 reviews

Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

My friends took me to this El Salvadorian dining establishment for lunch. This was my first time trying their food. The restaurant is attached to a general store (market) and our server was also the cashier in the store. He was very friendly and helpful,...More

1  Thank Jane_Randy
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The food was authentic and delicious. The atmosphere is sketchy, but if you ignore it and focus on the food you're in for a treat!

Thank Zipotesx5
Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

From my Salvadoran flavors it was not up to the taste of home!! But the store has a good selection of food!

Thank Jose V
Reviewed February 17, 2015

I went because of several very good reviews. I have to let others know my experience so they wont be fooled too. The place is very dingy and disappointing when you walk in. I was embarrassed bringing my date there. The ambience is 0-1 out...More

Thank OttawaGuy99
Reviewed March 28, 2014

This Pupuseria is phenominal. It is a little restaurant with less than 20 tables attached to a latin american convenience store. Telelatino is always playing on the tv in the background and a lovely husband and wife team tackle making and serving the food. They...More

1  Thank Unbelizable11
Reviewed August 23, 2013

About once a year we introduce friends to La Cabana, always describing it as unpretentious and funky. It offers basic Central American foods, all prepared from scratch, at very reasonable prices. At our last visit we four had a couple of orders of three pupusas,...More

2  Thank DO5458
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Most of the stuff you can get here is really good. Try the combo plate. They kind of make you feel like a tourist in your own back yard....and that's a good thing. Usually a spanish soap opra or soccer game on the the satalite...More

Thank Pesterer
Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

What a find! Great food, wonderful and happy service, diverse menu and great prices! You will be warmly greeted as soon as you enter the restaurant. If it is a warm sunny day you can sit outside under a pagoda. The horchata drink was really...More

1  Thank OccupyHappiness
Reviewed May 24, 2013

I apologize that the spelling is very bad, I made notes but ... We tried the mixed appetizer sample plate (el gunaco) and thought the plantains to be excellent, we liked the salpicon and loved the beef taco We thought the Hortchata frescos good but...More

Thank Peter_Bomberg
Reviewed March 16, 2013

My wife and I went to the restaurant that we discovered in our neighborhood and were pleasantly surprised. The service is slow as you are on Latin American time, but the food is very tasty. My wife tried the salpicon which is low in fat...More

1  Thank J K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Latin, Central American, Salvadoran, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-724-7762
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