Hungry? Craving middle eastern food? You've probably opened your phone to check for the "top 5 best shawarma in Ottawa." Or you've probaby opened your UberEats or SkipTheDishes app to find the best shawarma place near you...
Ottawa may be the capital of Canada, but it’s also the Shawarma Capital of Canada. If you are in downtown, chances are you’re only 2 minutes away from a shawarma place serving mouth-watering shawarmas with sauces, veggies, and meat oozing out of it!
Every "Ottawan" has their favourite place for the delicious Lebanese delicacy! Here are the top 5 best shawarma in Ottawa:
1. Osmow's - 347 Dalhousie Street
Osmow’s is a fast-casual shawarma spot which serves scrumptious Mediterranean cuisine satisfying each and every customer according to their specific preferences by providing them with a large selection of authentic and rich Mediterranean food.
Here's a review of Osmow's:
“Ordered the beef kofta wrap. Honestly, this was as great as the best kofta wrap I've had in the city. I loved the Osmow's sauce as well, this is the only shawarma/kabob place I've been to that has a legitimately spicy sauce.”
2. Lebanese Palace - 919 Industrial Dr.
Lebanese Palace is a casual-dining restaurant and also serves buffet. So, this spot is perfect for you if you are craving for shawarma and want a nice sitting spot. The area has a warm and classy decor.
Here’s a review of Lebanese Palace:
“Great food, probably my favourite shawarma wrap in Ottawa, and the employees are very personable and friendly. They also have a wider selection of packaged drinks than most places. I visit here at least once every week or two.”
3. Shawarma De Roza - 1896 Prince of Wales Dr.
Shawarma De Roza is a family-owned place that has been serving its customers' delicious shawarma for quite some time now! They have a vast variety of food ranging fro shawarma platters to a lot of appetizers like hummus and pita, tabule, etc.
Here’s a review of Shawarma De Roza:
"Ridiculously yummy food. Very warm friendly service. Fair prices. And a nice atmosphere. This is our favourite shawarma restaurant in Ottawa. We highly recommend!"
4. Yalla Yalla Bakery and Lebanese Food - 2010 Trim Rd.
Yalla Yalla bakery’s shawarma sandwich platters are to die for! Their fluffy falafel, juicy chicken wrapped in a soft pita bread will make you go crazy about this place. Yalla Yalla also allows you to order your dish through their website if you don’t want to wait for your order.
Here’s a review of Yalla Yalla Bakery and Lebanese Foods:
"Excellent tasting healthy food! Great variety of salads to choose from as sides. Try the cheese pies as they are delicious! Staff is friendly and service is prompt."
5. Shawarma Station - 2446 Bank St.
If you are looking for a lot of Shawarma options, then this spot is the best pick for you! Not only you can choose traditional chicken, falafel platters, but they also offer salmon shawarma and filet mignon! This place is definitely going to make you want to order everything on the menu in one go!
Here’s a review of Shawarma Station:
"So much better that Shawarma Palace!!! I always get the large chicken sandwich and it's only ten bucks. Their spicy hummus is to die for!! As well you can get additional amounts of it to go. There is also a beautiful young lady working the cash that greets you with a smile. Oh ya you don't wait fifteen minutes in like either. :)"