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El Meson - CLOSED

94 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8B2, Canada
+1 613-744-8484
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Seafood, European, Portuguese, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
94 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8B2, Canada
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41 - 50 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 8 March 2013

Last February the 17 I went for lunch, three of us ,food was good,paella Valenciana was good but the chorizos were paper thin cut. Over all a decent experience. So March 7,just two of us went for dinner this time to see different menus. Well...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed 27 February 2013

my husband and i visited this restaurant and were very disappointed. The food took a long time to arrive and when it finally did, the lamb was under-cooked, the fish was under-cooked and chewy, both dishes relatively cold. To top it off we ended up...More

Thank Ottawan_10
Reviewed 6 February 2013 via mobile

Warm friendly staff, fresh Spanish style cooking and clean warm, homey atmosphere. What else could you ask for? Go and try it, you won't be dissappointed. I've been going for many years.

1  Thank COBOLKid
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Thanks Guys, had a ball tonight and your service is impecable just like the food. I was disapointed that the waiters did not dress up for halloween, but, what the heck, when the food is good who cares about halloween.

Thank Jc R
Reviewed 24 August 2012

If you love Arturo's, at 49 Beechwood, with it's small town, at home, neighbourhood pizza and all good things Italian, where the food is excellent and the wine just right, you should love stepping out for an evening at El Meson. Expect to pay a...More

4  Thank SaskSilver
Reviewed 20 August 2012

very expensive for incredibly average food. Caters to a neighbourhood crowd who don't wanrt to travel far for a good meal. Decor OK, linen and cutlery very good....couldn't make a Negroni...3 tries and still crappy...and charged for it no less. Gazpacho was a pathetic effort,...More

2  Thank hartlando
Reviewed 8 August 2012

i expected more - in particular given the expense of the meal. fish was dry/overcooked. vegetables unappealing. service was fine. ambiance looks like its getting a little 'tired'. i'll give them a try again sometime to see if it was indicative or not...

2  Thank burnsinny
Reviewed 3 August 2012

I dined at El Meson with three of my friends. We ordered from table d'hote - haddock, lamb, and chicken entrées - all were very well done and, for the quality of food, were reasonably priced ($38-$45). Our waiter was nice and attentive... for the...More

1  Thank Pirt R
Reviewed 15 June 2012

the food is great but the service is extremely poor. It appears if you did not purchase alot of money on alcohol, your sevice was poor. I would not recommend this restaurant to any one is visiting from another country. My German friend were not...More

1  Thank bubbles621
Reviewed 10 June 2012

I dined at El Meson for the first time with my father during my last visit to Ottawa. Yes, the food is absolutely delicious! But it was the fantastic service that will keep me coming back. The staff are wonderful! We had such a great...More

Thank RustyRedHead
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
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11:30 - 14:30
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17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Beechwood Ave, Ottawa, Ontario K1L 8B2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-744-8484
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