Delicious Ramadan Food Specials You Need To Try In Ottawa

Ramadan Kareem! We've rounded up our top food specials and deals in Ottawa to indulge in for Iftar.
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Ramadan kareem, Ottawa! During this Islamic holy month, there are tons of local restaurants across the city that are offering delicious food specials to celebrate. From mouth-watering new menu items to deals on your favourite comfort foods, we’ve rounded up our top picks for you to check out for Iftar.

Read on to discover our top five local restaurants that are offering food specials to celebrate this Ramadan.

1. Juice Dudez

Juice Dudez is a family-owned business where their love of crafting healthy drinks dates all the way back to the 1880s and their family’s fruit farm in Lebanon. They offer a fresh and flavourful selection of fruit-based treats including juices, smoothies, and desserts.

They have three new Ramadan drinks on their menu:

  • Habibiscus: Hibiscus with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries
  • Queen of Dunes: Blend of dates, banana, cinnamon, almond milk, and coconut
  • Toot: 100% organic Lebanese blackberries

They’re also offering boxes of Queen of Dunes dates which are packed with essential nutrients like potassium, magnesium, and vitamin B6.

Juice Dudez is also open past midnight every day of the week at both of their locations which is perfect for grabbing a healthy treat when those sugar cravings hit!

Locations: A-91 Richmond Rd & 1702 Bank St

2. Raahi Indian Dhaba

In India, a Dhaba offers traditional comfort food that replenishes and warms the soul. These roadside stops are incredibly popular with locals and tourists looking for a quick bite on their travels. From classic Indian street foods like Pani Puri and Bhel to a wide selection of Dhaba meals, Tandoor specialities, curries, and desserts, there are so many flavourful dishes at Raahi Indian Dhaba to indulge in.

Celebrate Iftar with their Ramadan specials that include:

  • Meal for 1: Appetizer, Raahi Thali with a choice of 3 Curries, Naan, Biryani, Raita, Fruit salad, Dates, and Papadam – $24.90
  • Meal for 4: 2 Appetizers, 1 Tandoori Platter, 3 Curries, 3 Naans, 2 Rice (upgrade to Biryani) – $99.90
  • Meal for 6: 3 Appetizers, 2 Tandoor Platters, 4 Curries, 4 Naans, 3 Rice (upgrade to Biryani) – $149.90

They are also offering Sheer Khurma on their menu throughout the month.

Locations: 782 Eagleson Rd, Unit D5 & 5370 Canotek Rd, Unit 1

3. Shawarma Palace

Ottawa is known as the shawarma capital of Canada and Shawarma Palace is a go-to spot to get your fix with multiple locations across the city!

This Ramadan, enjoy any one of their Grill Platters and a Soup for just $18 from Monday-Thursday at all locations during Ifar time.

Locations: Various locations across Ottawa, click here to find the restaurant closest to you

4. Paramount

Embrace the spirit of Ramadan with Paramount Fine Foods’s delicious Iftar Packages!

Their specials include:

  • Iftar for One: Bread, Sweet Dates, Fresh Fattoush Salad, Warm Soup, 1 Kafta Skewer, 1 Shish Tawouk Skewer, and a Choice of Fries or Rice – $29.99
  • Iftar for Four: Bread, Sweet Dates, Fresh Fattoush Salad, 4 Comforting Soups, 4 Delicious Rakakat Pieces, Mezza Plate, 4 Crispy Falafels, 4 Satisfying Kafta Skewers, 2 Shish Tawouk Skewers, and a Choice of Fries or Rice – $119.99

Location: 100 Louis-Pasteur Private, Ottawa 

5. Laheeb Restaurants

Laheeb Restaurants is offering an incredible Iftar Buffet with a wide selection of Middle Eastern dishes to enjoy. Indulge in juicy and tender kebabs and meats, charcoal grilled chicken, rice, salads, dips, and more!

The Iftar Buffet is available every day during the month of Ramadan at their Bank St location and reservations are required. The cost is $39.99/adult and $24.99/children.

Location: 2895 Bank St, Ottawa

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