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Blue Bird Coffee

261 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E3, Canada
+1 613-695-7766
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (5 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Cafe, Canadian
261 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E3, Canada
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Cute place just outside of the market on Dalhousie so it is a bit more relaxed. Great lattes nice, chill vibe and it's not a chain. What could be a better compliment? (beware the knitters - when we were there they hogged up a lot...More

Thank leolion5
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I thought the lattes at Bridges were better. I found these a little bitter in comparison but no stronger. The premises are a bit worn, but there are some comfortable chairs near the window which were nice. On the brighter side, going to a place...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We spotted this just a few blocks from our rental condo and had terrific iced coffees and warm croissants fresh from the oven early on a Sunday morning. A nice send off for our trip home.

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Each Tuesday three of us go out to different coffee shops for our Tuesday coffee. I have been by here several times and thought we should try it. Not disappointed at all very friendly counter staff, very tasty latte and their scones were excellent. Bright...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We were walking from the national gallery to byward market when the rain struck. Blue Bird was in the right place at the right time. We ducked in and I'm glad we did. The staff was friendly and enthusiastic, coffee hot and tasty and our...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Skip Starbucks and try out this local coffee shop. Amazing coffee and great sandwiches. Great atmosphere, relaxed and service is exceptional.

Thank Christine3131
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Simple, quick and delicious coffee! It is open earlier than most non-chain cafes around which is great. :)

Thank KiranShoib
Reviewed 4 December 2016

it has a very good and it is more a cozy coffee place to work and sit with your laptop. We did not like the pastries at all, but it was Sat afternoon and maybe it was too late.

Thank Olivia_OTT
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I tried a number of coffee shops during my stay in the Byward Market area and the Bluebird was the nicest. Coffee and baked goods were tasty and the place was a bit bigger and had more sitting space.

Thank KootenayKathy
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great spot for a fresh coffee in a great setting. Freshly roasted and ground coffee beans. Strong wifi signal and judging by many of the customers, well appreciated. Good selection of types of coffee and pastry/snacks. Recommended by us

Thank recentRetiredGuy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Cafe, Canadian
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-695-7766
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