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Shawarma Palace

#202 of 2,185 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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2949 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-726-9533
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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108 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming this this Shawarma Palace for the past 6 years and I've noticed it's been gradually going downhill in terms of quality and quantity for your dollar. The price has also gone up a tremendous amount such that a shawarma combo costs as much as the platter back in the day ($10.99). The chicken lately has either been... More 

Thank ZeCheeseMaster
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Oh my gosh, where do I start? It is so fresh, authentic, and it's always the same employees working every time I go - customer service is great! My family and I love it and try and go every time we are visiting the city. Must try!

Thank kabot1
New Brunswick, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I visited Ottawa for 10 days in August 2016 with a plan to eat at different places for both lunch and dinner. We ended up going to Shawarma Palace for 4 lunches because it was so good! We tried chicken, mixed, falafel, and vegetarian wraps and they were all amazing. The meat, falafel, and vegetables were freshly... More 

2 Thank cdn_rovers
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It's been a few years since I was last at Shawarma Palace and so today, with my girlfriend new to Ottawa, I decided to take her there for a quick dinner. When I first discovered Shawarma Palace years back, it was a quiet place with excellent food and a super attentive team of staff. The good and the team are... More 

Thank CanadianTraveller30
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This place has really gone down the tubes. I used to frequent this place when I worked closer. I drove out today to get some and the ceiling had gross stuff hanging from it. The garnishes like lettuce was on the verge of going brown. The rice as a side was hard like it wasn't cooked properly. The shawarma was... More 

2 Thank Tom V
Ottawa, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

With their smiles and cheerful greetings, the folks who run this Mid-East cuisine treasure in Ottawa's west-end, can guarantee you will walk out with much of your wallet intact, but with a full, contented belly. A couple can order up their large combo platter and have enough left over to take home for one more meal! Unbelievable in this day.... More 

1 Thank raviphilar
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Very good Shawarma! Have been a few times with friends and never disappointed. Good quality food and lots of it!

Thank Ashley W
Ottawa, Canada
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162 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

The decor and atmosphere is nothing special here. However, the Shawarma is amazing, and the garlic potatoes are excellent. The staff truly take pride in every sandwich, and it is a step above all of the others.

Thank Greg F
Warkworth, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We no longer live in Ottawa but when we return we always include a meal at Shawarma Palace. Usually we eat at the Rideau St location so this was our first time at the Carling Ave location. My husband and I enjoy sharing the mixed plate which is under $17 tax included and we usually cannot eat it all. Love... More 

Thank MammaBear60
Moncton, Canada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

We have been here several times over the years; but it is getting more elegant (relatively) and the guys behind the counter are very accommodating.... No rice? No Potato? No problem!!!! EXTRA HUMMUS SALD AND TEBOULEH... 2 can dine for <$15 before tax. Gotta love it

Thank Schteve27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$14
Lebanese, Fast food, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2949 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-726-9533

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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?