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#111 of 1,705 Restaurants in Ottawa


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 19 September 2020

Was there yesterday with a friend: only 6 items on the 'buffet'. Tasteless food, reheated rice, unpeeled beets, terrible service, Restaurant was empty for these reasons. I had been there years ago and it was fantatic....not anymore :( We'll continue enjoying the Green Door.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2019 via mobile

Going to The Table is definitely a nice treat for me. Ottawa has many different vegetarian restaurants, PPP in Centretown, Peace Garden in Byward market, Green Doors on Main, and even Pure Kitchen. But I found the Table has the best tasting food. It is...a buffet style restaurant, and all the dishes are labeled with their allergens. Gluten, soy, dairy, nuts, nightshades to name a few. However, if you are celiac or other allergies, it is a buffet, cross-contamination is possible. I have caught some customers use utensils from other dishes. The staff are good, and they went to the kitchen and got me some fresh ones. Table is a down to earth restaurant. The food tastes home made and not too salty. My favourite is their pizza, tostadas, and their kale Caesar salad.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 16 September 2019 via mobile

My go-to when away from home for dependably healthy food. Love the portion option at the buffet, variety of vegan proteins and creative simple desserts. Can take away too.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 26 June 2019

I absolutely love this place and come every week to indulge. Great selection of hot and cold dishes as well as desserts. My favourites are avocado salad, bean fritters, tofu fritters, aubergines, spanakopitas and houmous. Breads are delicious too. The pay-by-weight and cafeteria-style free seating...is also very convenient for solo eaters. I personally prefer this restaurant over The Green Door (another vegetarian pay-by-weight place in Ottawa) because it has a more Mediterranean (Lebanese) flavour to it, while Green Door is utilizing lots of South East Asian spices/flavours that my stomach is not used to. But this is my personal preference. Both are great.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 26 March 2019 via mobile

Really enjoyed the selection and found the price very reasonable. It was a fast, healthy lunch option! Definitely recommend the lentils, and the fritter was excellent as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed 8 February 2019

I am visiting Ottawa from London, On and The Table came recommended as a reliable vegan option. I have been here before but it's been awhile. Since i am always in the Hintonburg area when i come here, it was an easy choice to return...to this restaurant. My partner had never been before and was skeptical when i told him it served high quality buffet style vegan food. However, he was very impressed with the variety, quality and taste, especially considering that it was a Monday afternoon on a very cold and snowy day (which he assumed meant there would be a limited selection). Once again, The Table did not disappoint.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 15 January 2019

They serve a buffet menu of gluten free, vegetarian and vegan foods. All ingredients are well identified and the servings are changed often. Delicious deserts too!

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 14 January 2019

We went for lunch at the Table. It is buffet style--you take food on your plate, it is weighed and priced.You determine the cost of the meal, based on the weight of the food.There is a good selection of dishes on the buffet, including hot...dishes and salads: tofu, eggplant, zucchini, sweet potato, white potato, veggie wraps, tabouleh, bean salad and more. There are a good variety of desserts: chocolate cheese cake, lemon tart, chocloate cake, zucchini cake, carrot cake. I liked the coconut and pineapple cake the best. The atmosphere is informal with comfortable wood tables and chairs. The staff is friendly and believes in the products that they prepare and provide in the restaurant (local grown produce and made from scratch). Enjoy!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Searching for a quick dinner in our Civic Hospital neighbourhood, my wife and I settled on this vegetarian buffet restaurant. Not vegetarians, we had enjoyed previous meals here over the years. What we had forgotten was that it is not expensive if you stick to...water as your beverage, and not be tempted by the desserts. The variety of delicious dishes continues to be extensive, and the highlights for us were the spanakopita, and the tofu fritters accompanied by onion chutney. Their parking lot is also a plus!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Simon S, Front Office Manager at The Table, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2019

Hello Andy B, So nice to get that great feedback. We will share that with all of our staff. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 18 September 2018

We only came for desserts since my friend said they had the best coconut vegan cakes in town. We also tried a banana cake and vegan cheesecake. Since I've never had vegan desserts before, I must say that this isn't the fairest of reviews as...I did not think the desserts were all that delicious. However, out of all three cakes that we tried, the coconut cake was the best!More

Date of visit: September 2018
508cheryla, Manager at The Table, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank-you for your review. The Vegan coconut pineapple cake is delicious. Please come again and try more😀 We have 12 assorted desserts on our buffet all the time. Our Baker rotated frequently, so there are sooo many to try. Hope to see you soon! The...More

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The Table is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5