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Jack Astor's Bar & Grill

££ - £££
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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125 Roland Michener Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1G7, Canada
+1 613-271-1041
11:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

My daughter claims Jack Astors makes the best veggie nachos and I must say she has good taste. At $15.74, for a typical plate, they're not the cheapest around. Add $2.99 for a tiny dip cup of guacamole and you're just shy of $20. Would skip the guac next time as it didn't add much to the plate. The hot... More 

Thank Carolyn G
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I haven't been to a Jack Astor's in years. I will never go back. The food use to be good what happened? The price was also absolutely ridiculous. I ordered the pad Thai bowl. There was absolutely no flavour what so ever in this meal as well as only 4 of the smallest pieces of chicken I have ever seen.... More 

Thank cranberrydog
Ottawa, Canada
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530 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 543 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Always difficult to write a review for a restaurant chain. Jack Astor's falls into the "casual" food category, serving mainly sandwiches, burgers and basic dishes (noodle bowls, pasta) and a few larger entrees. It is not "fancy" but they do put a few twists on classics. So if you are looking for a gourmet place - Jack Astor's will definitely... More 

1 Thank ottwatrvllr
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Ate in the dining room last Saturday with some friends. Had the famous chicken fingers. Good flavours but found the portion a little small for the price. Service was great. I will go back.

Thank sue8murray
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Ottawa for a hockey tournament and booked a table for 10 people. When we arrived our table was ready and servers were at our table right away. There pricing is a bit expensive but food was worth it. I had there roadkill sandwich, delicious. Most of the kids had burgers, they all loved it. We also used... More 

Thank Philip H
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91 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The service was quick today at lunch. This chain has a good menu with something for everyone. The waiter was friendly and helpful. Try the smiling Buddha salad for lunch. It's great and healthy too.

Thank Andy M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I visit this restaurant on regular basis to watch hockey or other sport event and I am always happy with what I got. On Sat 15 Oct 2016, I will go see a hockey game at Canadian tire center with some friends. So, I was thinking to reserve like I usually do at the restaurant. However, the restaurant totally refuse... More 

Thank pasdenuages
SIRdarce, Guest Relations Manager at Jack Astor's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi pasdenuages, Thank you for sharing your feedback. At Jack's we do our best to accommodate the requests of all our guests, however we need to limit large party reservations during busy hours such as weekend dinners and sporting events. We would very much like to have you back, and if you have any concerns please don't hesitate to reach... More 

Vancouver, BC
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The atmosphere here was great for our dinner out. The music and noise level wasn't too loud and we were able to carry out conversations without yelling/shouting at each other Food was as we expected, the service was good - personable, attentive, and quick. We noticed that the hostess wrote the time we were seated on the paper "tablecloth" so... More 

Thank autumn_moon_88
Ottawa, Canada
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129 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had not been to a Jack Astor's restaurant in a long time. One opened a lot closer to our house so we decided to try it. It also offered great parking. The staff is super friendly and attentive, and we were quickly seated. For starters we ordered Asian Nachos, it was better than the menu described. The plate arrived... More 

Thank Cottonelle
SIRdarce, Marketing at Jack Astor's Bar & Grill, responded to this review

Hi Cottonelle, Thank you for sharing your feedback. I'm glad to hear our staff took such great care of you! In our search for new and exciting flavours we decided to offer some Asian inspired meals. Your opinion is very valuable to us, and we will certainly take it into consideration for future menu updates. I'm very sorry our Pad... More 

Malvern, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We were a large group of 11. We were seated quickly and the service was very good and staff friendly. Our two children (and some grown ups!) loved the crayons to doodle! Our food was prompt and very fresh, I had a spiced chicken dish which was cooked and presented beautifully. We all enjoyed our meals and left nothing on... More 

Thank Malvern2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
American, Bar, Canadian, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Roland Michener Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1G7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-271-1041

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?