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Ottawa’s Best Catch for over 40 Years!

Pelican co-owner Jim Foster is hooked on the seafood business

Ottawa Business Journal May 15, 2019

The fish market and adjoining 60-seat seafood restaurant remain tucked away in a nondescript strip mall south of downtown. Yet, on any given day, the place is bustling with a community of customers ​– serving between 10,000 and 11,000 people each month.

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Social Scene, Sponsored by Star Motors of Ottawa: Taste for Hope

Ottawa Citizen-Mar. 7, 2019

Social Scene, Sponsored by Star Motors of Ottawa: Taste for Hope. Ashley Fraser, Ottawa Citizen. From left: Michael Moffatt, managing partner of Thyme and Again, Sheila Whyte, owner of Thyme and Again, and Jim Foster of Pelican Seafood Market and Grill.

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Ottawa chefs donate time and food for Shepherds of Good Hope’s signature fundraiser

Ottawa Business Journal-Mar. 7, 2019

Everybody’s got to eat, so why not eat really well, make it more fun by doing it together, and raise some funds for charity while you’re at it?

That’s the concept behind Taste for Hope, a successful and popular foodie event that supports Shepherds of Good Hope, one of the largest organizations in our city dedicated to meeting the needs of some of the most vulnerable people — homeless women and men.

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Taste in the Glebe goes green after two decades of dining

Ottawa Business Journal-Jan. 18, 2019

Organizers implemented a number of environmentally friendly initiatives, including the swapping of plastic dinnerware for the real deal. This year, they could afford to rent proper wine glasses, plates and cutlery, thanks to sponsorship from McKeen Metro Glebe.

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Social Scene, Sponsored by Star Motors of Ottawa: Taste in the Glebe

Ottawa Citizen-Jan. 18, 2019

Taste in the Glebe took place at the Glebe Community Centre Thursday, Jan. 17. The annual event raised funds for the Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group’s community development fund.

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31 Amazing Ottawa Restaurants That Aren’t In The ByWard Market

Narcity – Updated on May 02 2018

When planning a night out in Ottawa, there’s no doubt that we gravitate towards places in the ByWard Market. Whether you think of specific restaurants or just the general area, heading to the Market is usually the first option when it comes to grabbing a bite.

Sure, it’s a great place to check out during the weekend, but sometimes we just get bored of staying in the same area. There are so many incredible spots to eat at that aren’t in the ByWard Market. It’s time to try some new restaurants in our city!

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(Brunch from 10:00AM – 2:00PM)
Mon – Wednesday  11:30AM – 8:30PM
Thurs – Fri 11:30AM – 9:00PM
Sat 10:00AM – 9:00PM
(Brunch from 10:00AM – 2:00PM)


Friday Dec 21st – Sat Dec 22nd
11:30am – 9pm

Sunday Dec 24th
10am – 8:30pm
(Brunch from 10am-2pm)

Mon Dec 24th – Wed Dec 26th

Thurs Dec 27th – Sat Dec 29th
11:30am – 9pm

Sun Dec 30th
10am – 8:30pm
(Brunch from 10am-2pm)

Mon Dec 31st
4:30pm – 9:30pm
(NYE Table D’Hote)

Tues Jan 1st


The restaurant and market will be closed on Easter Sunday


Sun – Mon    9:00AM – 7:00PM
Tue – Thu      9:00AM – 8:00PM
Fri – Sat         8:00AM – 8:30PM


Friday Dec 21st – Sunday Dec 23rd
8am – 8pm

Monday Dec 24th
8am – 5pm

Tues Dec 25th – Wed Dec 26th

Thurs Dec 27th – Sun Dec 30th
8am – 8pm

Monday Dec 31st

Tues Jan 1st


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Ottawa, Ontario K1H 7Z2
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