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134 Nelson St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7R5, Canada
+1 613-789-2223
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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“bibimbap” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
134 Nelson St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7R5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, the place no longer looks like the picture provided here, so you'll have to look for it. Other reviews mention how small it is, but in fact it seats about 50 people. I had the pork bibimbap and while it was OK,...More

Thank Psycholinguist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is a hidden gem in Ottawa. My wife and I came here for dinner. Not being natives of Ottawa, it took a bit to find the place, being sort of behind the Loblaws store and up a set of stairs. Once inside, we...More

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a long time customer and it is definitely one of my favourite places to go for Korean in Ottawa! They have a lot of choice and the food is really good. I haven't had a single thing there that I did not like. The...More

Thank abenn101
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We tried several dishes, loved them all. The gamjatang was great. It wasn't available until 5:30 pm. Servers are friendly. Small place, you might have to wait on weekends to get a spot.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Without going into too much details, Let’s say my stomach was really upset the day after. I know I had this dish in the past, but I don’t recall getting this upset. It might be an indication that the kitchen is not consistent. Eat at...More

Thank Nando X
Reviewed December 11, 2017

There aren't a lot of good Korean places in Ottawa, but this is one of them. I recommend the pork bone soup - Gamjatang - perfect to warm up on chilly Ottawa winters! The place is small - and right smack in a student area,...More

1  Thank Tom G
Reviewed November 16, 2017

A cozy and comfortable setting. It was wonderful to sit next to the small aquarium with the beautiful jelly fish. We ordered a vegetable stir fry which was delicious. Along with our meal came complimentary barley tea, kimchi and a couple of other tasty treats....More

Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Great food. It is a small place and doesn't look the best from the outside. Inside you have a cosy place that was very busy and the food was great. You know when you have an Asian restaurant full of Asians that it must be...More

Thank MCH1963
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

Wife and just returned from alirang as my friend recommended the place. Small and cozy place, sitting approximately 30, on week end there is a line up at 5:30 so go early. I had bulgogi (beef) M3, which came with patatoes, sprouts and pasta/veggi. The...More

1  Thank travelsoften1963
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Good people take their friends to this understated korean establishment, next to the ByWard market and Ottawa University. The tourists from the market and the students all line up already. Immensely popular. Go off hours. And go again because the menu is several pages long...More

Thank patrician98
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Nelson St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-2223
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