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Zizis Kitchen

#36 of 2,200 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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665 Earl Armstrong Rd | Neighbourhood: Riverside South, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 2G2, Canada
+1 613-822-1066
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Barrie, Canada
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the 'Best of Mediterranean' food & desserts at Zizis Kitchen located in the heart of suburban Riverside South Ottawa, Ontario. Zizis rate No 1. on the scale of 'Culinary Art;. Try the great food & desserts listed on a endless changing menu filled with varieties and specialties. Zizis Kitchen is the choice when it comes to 'Best of Mediterranean'... More 

1 Thank Darlene781
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there for lunch for the 1st time. It's a small restaurant serving a mix of mediterranean fare. I had the roasted haddock with braised onions and rice. My wife had the chicken gorgonzola. Both were delicious. The service was very good. I would rate this place a "B". Worth visiting again.

2 Thank hausl
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Went for lunch with a friend. The food was amazing. This little gem of a restaurant is tucked into a little neighbourhood strip mall. The food is packed with flavour and the bread on the table and buns on the sandwiches are all delicious and made on premise. The servings are generous and the quality and the taste combinations are... More 

1 Thank TomsRock
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

A small, unassuming restaurant in my own neighborhood of Riverside South, Zizis serves fresh fare with a Mediterranean flavour. While the set menu is small, the chef has daily specials that are constantly changing, with such offerings as fresh fish, poultry and lamb. Every meal begins with their fresh-from-scratch bread rolls accompanied by olive oil, vinegar, and olives. You are... More 

1 Thank Helen-Marie R
Ottawa, Canada
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105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

New to us but not to many persons as it was very busy - suggest reservations. I choose the soup of the day - yogurt, lemon and .. followed by the Meze Mingle. This allowed me to taste 3 different selections as well as a sample from others' plates. Service was excellent and spent sometime educating us. Serving sizes were... More 

2 Thank Heathercrest
Manotick, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We've been to Zizi's Kitchen quite a few times and love it! The food is delicious and the service is outstanding! Our daughter can't have dairy and she usually can never have dessert but they offered to make a dairy free dessert just for her. Everytime we go they prepare this dessert for her and it is absolutely delectable! The... More 

1 Thank ElleD1970
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing birthday dinner. Food was sublime and the service was excellent as always. Always excited to go and see what the specials are. Highly recommend.

1 Thank Carl E
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Great appetizers :Turkish meatballs and 4 more Small place where food is great, tasteful, staff courteous and accommodating. Lamb dish tasteful with good meat, dessert simple and good. Owner & chef are Turkish:liy basic eatery

1 Thank Martin B
Ottawa, Canada
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Joined good friends for great food at one of their favourite restaurants. We came away very impressed. Situated in a strip mall, Zizis is not a large establishment. Open kitchen turns out delicious Mediterranean plates both tapas style and larger servings. Mussels in white wine and cream (or coconut sauce) preceded by butternut squash and ginger soup, linguine served with... More 

1 Thank JAB11-11
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

  I had to say what a wonderful experience we had tonight as we always do at Zizi's kitchen.  I almost do not want to put it on trip advisor because I love going without a reservation but they deserve to be recognized for their amazing food.  But even more I want to thank Barb for consistently wonderful service every... More 

1 Thank Tina C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 665 Earl Armstrong Rd | Neighbourhood: Riverside South, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 2G2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-822-1066

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