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Wilf & Ada's

££ - £££American, Cafe,
510 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z4, Canada
+1 613-231-7959
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (35 reviews)
“french toast” (20 reviews)
“beans” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
510 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here few times for breaskfast. Always the best, if you can be patient with the wait highly recommend

Thank matblack987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My spouse and I have our fave breaky place but thought we’d give this one a try cause the reviews where good. Parking was a bit tricky as there isn’t any and the wait was very long (1-2hrs wait) and we were suggested to go...More

Thank mahalia1980
Reviewed 12 March 2018

love this place for breakfast, super not big on scratch diners but this one was exceptional. Second brunch place in the city I've visited several times in a few short weeks and both did not disappoint!

Thank paige m
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Really good food but a little pricey. Good for couples but probably not for large groups or families

Thank Keiran O
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Just went with my mom, sister & 4yr old nephew.. everyone LOVED their meals. We all had breakfast and everything was done perfectly! I reccomend the french toast with a side of their awesome bacon. Also, the fresh squeezed orange juice is delicious! Small? Yeah.....More

Thank BrennaSmith15
Reviewed 2 January 2018

It's always worth the wait! Unique options, even the classic breakfast has original twists that you don't find elsewhere. Portions are very generous for a very reasonable cost, cozy atmosphere, friendly staff. You'll savour every bite!!

1  Thank Daniela D
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Great spot to stop in for a casual breakfast or brunch. Nothing fancy, it has all of the essential items you’d expect in a breakfast menu or brunch menu and does them well. Limited seating but that hasn’t been too much of an issue on...More

Thank jdw862
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We decided to go for brunch on a Monday and try to avoid the crowds - nope! This place is just that popular. We had luggage w us and they took out number and immediately offered to watch our bags (a huge offering considering they...More

Thank Crowlberg
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The place was cozy and great food get their early if not you will wait but its worth the wait . The tea wow and the service was exceptional

Thank Blanca B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went to Wilf & Ada's Café between our daughters curling games. We were in Ottawa for the weekend to watch our daughter & team curl at the local curling clubs. We heard this little café was walking distance from the Ottawa Curling Club and...More

Thank Margaret O
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Questions & Answers
25 February 2016|
Response from CourtneyLO |
Yes, they are very accommodating to gluten free diets. They baked beans were gf, and even offered gf French toast.
18 February 2015|
Response from Ion A | Property representative |
Hi Jim...welcome to Wilf & Ada's where there is fabulous brunch (breaky/lunch) as well as loads of on-street parking. As there is a school and Bank Street nearby, there is lots of turnover and so it is usually easy to find... More
Patricia S
21 January 2015|
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Response from Ion A | Property representative |
Hi Tricia, Thanks for reaching out! The eggs in purgatory dish is prepared with Italian tomatoes, olive oil, garlic and spices. We offer three varieties of toast, all prepared by local bakers; white, whole wheat and gluten... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1Z4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-231-7959
  • E-mail
At Wilf & Ada's we are passionate about hospitality. Unlike your typical diner, we strive to make as much of our menu as we can in-house from scratch and source the best quality ingredients using local suppliers and producers whenever possible.
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