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Jack Astor's - Ottawa (Kanata)

4.4
4.4
169 Reviews
CAN$30 and under
Canadian

Our mission? Great people helping other great people totally have a blast while enjoying amazing food. Wow, that was a mouthful. But can you blame us? We’re a restaurant. One that specializes in delicious food and great times. Our goal is to make you laugh. And depending on your hot sauce tolerance, cry.

In all seriousness, we take real pride in our food. Try our Cluckin’ Fresh Chicken Fingers, made and seasoned with fresh, never frozen chicken tenders. This isn’t run-of-the-mill pub grub. Our Band of Chefs are influenced by a wide variety of tastes and have travelled across the globe to gain inspiration.

But outside of the kitchen, we find it hard to take ourselves seriously. We have an Elvis booth. For no particular reason. Folks, that really does say it all. We’re sports fanatics, music nuts and love a good joke. If you’re into at least one of those things, we should hang out.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Canadian, Comfort Food

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (613) 271-1041

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

What 169 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4.1Value

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  1. LB

    LouiseB

    Ottawa

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Birthday dinner, great service, great food!

  2. AV

    AdamV

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Servers were incredible. The heaters on the patio really helped out as it was a bit chilly!

  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 22, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Always a great time!

  4. JM

    JM109

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Nice place for a good sit in pub meal. Food was great

  5. L

    Lainie

    Montreal

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 26, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    We ordered the Mushroom Truffle Cheeseburger and the Thai Sesame Chicken Stir-Fry Bowl. Burger was super messy (and we couldn't find our server to get extra napkins) and one of the patties was undercooked so I didn't even eat it. The chicken in the stir fry was HARD! Both dishes were very disappointing. And so was the service. Our server never came back to check on us after bringing us our meals. Next time we saw her was when we were able to flag her down to get our bill. That is 2 disappointing dinners at Jack Astor's in a week. Don't think we will be rushing back there for a while. It's too bad because my family and friends used to love this place!

  6. VG

    ValleyGirl13

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    Sweet potato fries are AWESOME here Sangria was really overpriced

  7. JS

    JayneS

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 12, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5

    Food was delicious & service was fantastic! Onoy disappointment was my husband's Asiago chicken bow ties was on the cool side. It was extremely busy Saturday night so we didn't sent back the meal, as we wanted to enjoy our meal together. Definitely go back again

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 7, 2022

    overall4food4service1ambience4

    Service was very slow... waited over an hour for our food on a Monday night and it wasn't busy

  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Toronto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Food was great, ambience was great. Staff were lovely

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 27, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Travelled to Ottawa for Black Friday

  11. F

    Freddy

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2021

    overall4food3service4ambience3

    My dish was rice heavy and lacking chicken and not spicy as requested

  12. CH

    CourtneyH

    Ottawa

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on October 11, 2021

    overall3food3service4ambience3

    It looks like they got a new menu, and unfortunately, we were a bit underwhelmed :(. We ordered a salad and a new chicken sandwich, neither of which were great. The salad wasn't as described on the menu, and most of the lettuce was starting to rust, so not the freshest. The sandwich was ok, but nothing too exciting. My daughter loved her chicken fingers from the kids menu :). The service was very friendly, and their new app was prettly slick (ordering refills on our own, and paying directly).

  13. SR

    StephR

    Toronto

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 11, 2021

    overall2food2service3ambience4

    Menu has changed and prices are higher. Was disappointed. Food quality not as good as it was in the past

  14. A

    Ashwaq

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 1, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Love it. It was my friends birthday and we had tons of fun

  15. KM

    KatieM

    Toronto

    6 reviews

    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2021

    overall1food3service1ambience1

    Called ahead to ask if their patio was dog friendly and were told yes and made a reservation. Showed up and were told we had to tie up our four month old puppy 20feet away off the the side of the patio. This is not what I call dog-friendly and we certainly weren’t tying our french bulldog pup off the patio and out of our site. Disappointing as any other options were booked up by this time on a Saturday evening and we were traveling so our options were also limited.

  16. CJ

    ChristianJ

    Ottawa

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2021

    overall3food3service2ambience2

    Food was cold, the lemon wedge was rock hard and dry. I was pretty sick at about 2am. It’s my first bad meal at a Jack’s.

  17. DS

    DavidS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went to Jack’s for a graduation lunch and enjoyed a great meal on the patio. Chipotle steaks a very tasty dish with the loaded baked potato. Sat on the patio, which was excellent

  18. N

    Noname

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2021

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Thanks we had a good time. Fun to be out again. Tables were a bit close and small so we were pleased we went mid afternoon.

  19. AF

    AimeeF

    Montreal

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2021

    overall3food3service2ambience3

    Food was just ok Bill was expensive for quality My steak was mostly fat Our male server was very nice But others brought our food and just dropped and ran off So and we kept having to ask for things Like salt and pepper, ketchup, And at one point I asked for dressing on my balsamic dressing for my salad and was brought greek dressing. We made a reservation and checked in with hostess We were seated next kitchen so it was high traffic area, noises area and also near take out area and bathrooms Then when I got home I rec’d an email on open table saying we never showed up for our reservation?

  20. KW

    KrisW

    Toronto

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Waitress was awesome!!!

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2021

    overall5food4service4ambience4

    Wonderful birthday for my father-server was most kind and courteous

  22. GD

    GabrielleD

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very friendly staff! Keep up the good work.

  23. JM

    JamesM

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was tasty and fast and the service was excellent. One of my favourite places to eat in Kanata.

  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Food was excellent and our server Megan was wonderful

  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 2, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Come here often always great service! :)

  26. MD

    MelinaD

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 29, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    we decided upon recommendation of the server to order the chicken fingers. Amazing!

  27. R

    Rose

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 8, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great place for family dining - lots of choices even with the condensed Covid menu.

  28. CP

    CyndyP

    Ottawa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 3, 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Glad to see waiters with masks. It was great to eat outside at a restaurant! My steak frites well done was not impressive. Steak was a small piece-not cut in strips like it should be. As a result it was far too well done. Other two meals were good.

  29. M

    Mattgirl

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience5

    Jack Astor’s is my favourite, good service, great food, fair price & great atmosphere. Milestones is also great with a more elegant atmosphere. Whispers on Richmond Road, Ottawa is a fabulous restaurant/pub, friendly atmosphere, great service, good food and nice place to meet with your friends. Then of course Busters Bar & Grill, in Kanata , good food, great open space atmosphere, to watch sports and wonderful staff. Giovanni Italian restaurant , in little Italy. Fabulous

  30. JT

    JT44

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great service. Great food. We always enjoy dining at this restaurant.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 28, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    My family and I were there for a total of 3 hours and ordered food throughout that time and had a few drinks. The server was great and served us in a timely fashion. The food was all good, this is my 8 year old daughters favorite restaurant and one of my husband and Is favorite as well. Overall very good experience

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 30, 2019

    overall4food2service4ambience3

    We miss the old menu!!

  33. PW

    PiaW

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 19, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Food is always good. Our service was amazing. Ask for Winter. She is the best.

  34. RM

    RangerMS

    Ottawa

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 4, 2019

    overall3food4service2ambience4

    We couldn’t believe that a sangria with 2oz of wine cost $13+. The waitress came to the table, opened what looked like pineapple juice in a glass bottle and then had 2oz of wine to which she pored 1oz on top. No fruit, no wine, no good! We expressed our dissatisfaction but the waitress didn’t even acknowledge. The food was good, the restaurant was nice, but the drink and the waitresses lack of wanting to be on shift wasn’t fun.

  35. SS

    ScottS

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2019

    overall4food3service4ambience4

    We had a large group here for dinner and it was pretty decent. I’m not sure if it was because it was a bigger group or not but we waited quite awhile for our food. Our waitress was very nice. In particular I had Chicken Parmigiana but noticed a faint chemical or off taste to the bowtie pasta, nothing horrible just strange.

  36. O

    Outoftowner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 12, 2019

    overall2food1service4ambience3

    Would not recommend, food was awful. Had lunch at 1pm and everything seemed reheated and pre-prepared. The burgers were dry and cold and bland, definitely not prepared in house. Veggies were wilted. Even desserts were bad. Go there if you want fast food in a nice place. Not suitable for children, had unpleasant images, even on their kids menu.

  37. MM

    MarionM

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 20, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We had good service and I was impressed that the manager asked about my food allergy/sensitivity and modified my meal accordingly. Thank you.

  38. DP

    DavidP

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 31, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Best thing of all was the server; a lovely, friendly young lady with lots of personality!

  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 12, 2019

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    Was a special super for Mother’s Day. The service was great and the staff were are awesome.

  40. D

    Deankanata

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Jack Astor's Kanata is my favorite special occasion place. My husband and I don't eat out a lot but when we do it is always Jack Astor for our favorite chicken quesadillas. Thank You. See You again soon.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Jack Astor's - Ottawa (Kanata) is rated 4.4 stars by 169 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Delivery

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Google Map for Jack Astor's - Ottawa (Kanata)

125 Roland Michener Dr Kanata, ON K2T 1G7

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Kanata

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Canadian, Comfort Food

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

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