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Fairouz

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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Sponsored by: Fairouz

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Award-Winning Food
1. Award-Winning Food
"Modern style, with lots of sharing dishes."
djcalberta
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2. Great Ambiance
2. Great Ambiance
"Beautiful decor Very friendly servers"
Maria P
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3. Exceptional Service
3. Exceptional Service
"WOW! Atmosphere, food and service....this is a special place"
M B
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About
Fairouz is a Middle East inspired upscale casual restaurant that showcases the ingredients, flavours, and recipes of authentic Middle Eastern cuisine in a service-focused environment with modern touches. The pita bread is also made fresh to order. We pride ourself on our relationship with local farms and purveyors.
PRICE RANGE
$5 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free Wifi
Reviews (227)
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Came here with three friends on a Sunday and they were only serving small plates. We ordered one of everything to share. Meal was delicious, only to be soured by an allergic reaction I had from the cashews on the halloumi. I told the server,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jordan s
Reviewed September 11, 2018

...make it this one! The portions are not enormous, and it is not cheap, but you are paying for, and getting, great ingredients prepared in imaginative interpretations of middle eastern dishes. The plates were beautifully presented as well, so it was a feast for the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Tricia T
Reviewed September 8, 2018

A quaint setting in an old house, not much of a waiting area. Service was very friendly and clearly knowledgeable though slow. I feel that restaurant people always see "slow service" comments as something that impatient people say but this usually means the food was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sneakyright
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The approach here is small and large (sharing) plates. The food is excellent and the wine and beer list is substantive, but it’s a pricey place for the small size of the “sharing” portions. My friends and I enjoyed the atmosphere, the service was very...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Hands down, this was our best & favorite meal while in Ottawa. From the moment you walk into the restaurant, you know you've entered someplace special. The homemade pitas are phenomenal - and you'll find yourself ordering more and as much dips/hummus you can. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank IndyMatt
Reviewed August 15, 2018

I had not been to Fairouz since it metamorphosed into nouvelle Middle Eastern cuisine. On the plus side, the old-house ambiance remains, our server was very professional, very knowledgeable and very patient explaining the many mysteries of the menu. As adventurous diners, we were keen...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BR613
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Not being from Ottawa, we weren't entirely sure what to expect. This restaurant is situated in a very nice part of the city where most if not all businesses are in small converted houses. Pro: The interior is very charming and comfortable. The staff were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank P1ssy_S1ssy
Reviewed August 13, 2018

There are so many great things to say about this restaurant, from the food to the ambiance to the service, only one word comes to mind- OUTSTANDING. My friends and I have been talking about trying this restaurant for quite some time now and finally...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chantini D
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Went with colleagues for a work dinner and enjoyed the chef’s tasting menu. They were accommodating of vegetarian and other dietary requirements and altered dishes for members of our party. The sumac chicken and rice was particularly yummy as was the dessert with pistachios.

Date of visit: August 2018
4  Thank emgeller
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Ive been practicing cooking Yotam Ottolenghi recipes so for my birthday dinner with my son I chose Fairouz on a Sunday when only small plates are featured. We shared 4 for 2 people and they were all delicious and nicely plated but pricey for the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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geoffreyl82
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Response from Sterling J | Reviewed this property |
From $65 - $80 per person. Great restaurant. Great food!
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Sylvie P
January 11, 2019|
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Amy Y
May 18, 2018|
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Hi Amy. We certainly enjoy the company of children at Fairouz. We can work with you to accommodate any special requirements.
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