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Lieutenant's Pump

361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
+1 613-238-2949
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“nachos” (7 reviews)
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Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

My family and I were here for lunch over the long weekend The place was busy as we expected, but service was good My only complaint is that we were not advised of the limited menu at the time of our seating - the full...More

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed January 3, 2018

This year, we tried Lieutenant's Pump for an early 31 december's dinner. At 6 pm, it was already packed with young people, several older couples like us and the ambiance was festive. Waiting for our plates, we sipped two very good beers : A Rodenbach...More

Thank md041019
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Had drinks while waiting for a dinner reservation nearby. The service was excellent and drink selection was good.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

Awesome breakfast options til 2:30 on weekends. All 7 of us had great options from eggs Benny to breakfast sandwiches to bacon and eggs! Excellent coffee and drinks.

Thank Silvius89M
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

The pump is a very nice place to go hangout on a Saturday night! Elgin street has many options but the pump is one of my favourites. They have a dance floor that opens up if you’re into that sort of thing and no cover...More

Thank Mat_Cope
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The menu is quite short and the food has nothing special, plain sandwiches, overcooked fries, cheap nachos with not enough cheese, etc. And the beer is okay but nothing special or tasty either, and again the selection is very small. Mostly blond wheat beer. They...More

Thank Cassandre P
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We were staying nearby so this was a handy spot for dinner one night. Because it was rainy we ate inside. Although it was busy, service was prompt and our server very friendly. Food and beer were excellent. The atmosphere is much like a cozy...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Dropped by the Lieutenants Pump with several co-workers to have dinner one evening while visiting Ottawa. The "Pump" was busy;the patio was full and the bar area was as well. We did not have a reservation, however we received a table immediately. Our experience was...More

Thank FamilyTraveller13
Reviewed September 8, 2017

We like this place, my family and I ! During the week, the lunch special is unbeatable. Delicious sandwiches with soup, and a Tooth and Nail beer : my favorite meal. And on wednesday's night, the chicken wings with a Beyond the Pale beer :...More

Thank md041019
Reviewed August 27, 2017

This is by far one of my favourite spots in Ottawa. Lieutenant's Pump has a relaxed atmosphere that is perfect for meeting up with friends for drinks, but also has amazing pub food. The brunch is also delicious and the service is always excellent.

Thank CanAdventure
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Deborah P
June 17, 2018|
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Response from mahalia1980 | Reviewed this property |
Parking’s always a challenge on Elgin, I typically try a side street. It’s worth taking the extra time and having to pay a little during the week to go there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $19
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
8:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 361 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-238-2949
  • E-mail
The Lieutenant's Pump is located in a semi basement, consisting of 5 rooms, with 4 bars. There are lots of private spaces. It is a great spot for parties providing private or semi private areas from 12 to 130 for morning, lunch or evening events. The menus can be viewed on our web site (Vegetarian and Gluten Free menus available). Brunch Saturday & Sunday Roast Beef Dinners - Sunday We have 10 flatscreen tvs throughout the bars for all your sporting needs. Over 30 taps of beer. We run a shuttle bus to all Senator home games, $10 per person and can be purchased at the bar or online at our website. Best Fish & Chips in Ottawa.
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