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Nate's Deli

#637 of 2,263 Restaurants in Ottawa
££ - £££, American, Delicatessen
152 Sparks St | Corner of O'Connor, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
+1 613-235-1424
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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Canadian, American, Delicatessen
££ - £££
152 Sparks St | Corner of O'Connor, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It took 5 minutes for anyone to even notice we were waiting to be seated. Then another 15 minutes before anyone came for our drink order. They seems very disorganized, maybe understaffed(didn’t seem that busy though) Once we finally ordered, the food came quickly and...More

Thank Seantb84
Reviewed 1 week ago

0830 - arrive at a half deserted restaurant for breakfast 0835 - order 0910 - go hunting for breakfast, given that our server has disappeared 0912 - another server arrives with two stone cold plates of eggs and bacon Never again.

1  Thank Faience44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here a couple of times now, and I've found both the service and the food very good. I have no problem recommending Nate's!

Thank Tom161209
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is not our normal meeting place for breakfast but one of our number had not much time, so this was central and convenient. Breakfast turned out to be OK, and reasonably priced. Good coffee.

Thank 2Fiver
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a very nice place to enjoy breakfast. The special is both affordable and delicious. Staff are very friendly, efficient and helpful. Eggs are always cooked to perfection and the home fries are perfect.

Thank peterwP9449YD
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Just your average cute little diner in downtown Ottawa. Decent prices, decent staff. Very busy around lunchtime.

Thank Mina T
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This place is perfect for a quick lunch when you're downtown. It's loud, busy and bustling, so if you're looking for a quiet spot, this is not it. The reuben is nice, though oddly lacking Russian dressing, and is a manageable size. It comes with...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Loved Nates when it was on Rideau Street - and the same quality of food followed it to Sparks Street! I love the black and white interior - reminds me of the delis in NYC. Good smoke meat and great location with a patio in...More

Thank fortitudeX4
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Not much to say about this pit, horrible drink selection, ended up with a $8.30 cider instead of a proper pint. My friend who loves chicken burgers ordered it as did I for change. Eating the chicken was similar to swallowing sand. The service was...More

1  Thank Riley O
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

First time in Ottawa today and after sightseeing we decided to stop for coffee and dessert Spotted Nate’deli ordered 1 tea 3 coffee 3 pies 1 cheese cake After waiting sometime eventually the waitress came to explain they had no coffee but were making some...More

1  Thank forster159
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Questions & Answers
9 April 2016|
Response from Reggie O |
unfortunately no, because of the location and the people who frequent the new Nate's Deli don't order the same as 20 years ago. When they first opened they had tried to keep to the original standards but found much wasted... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Canadian, American, Delicatessen
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 Sparks St | Corner of O'Connor, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5B6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-235-1424
  • E-mail
Nate's deli founded by Dave Smith, We are serving Hot smoked meat as well as Poutine', Burgers, Sandwiches and Salads. We also have our pub side known as South Block Whiskey Bar!! Come check out our selection of Whiskeys and Bourbons! Pub open daily with 12 beers on tap South Block Whiskey Bar Open 11:00 to 21:00 Monday to Wednesday 11:00 to 23:00 Thursday and Friday 11:00 to 15:00 Saturday & Sunday
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