Whales Bone
The Best offer of Oysters and Fish in Ottawa

The Elmdale

The Elmdale Oyster House & Tavern

1084 Wellington St. West

Call For Reservations

613 728 2848


Fri-Sat 11:30 - 5:00


Tues-Wed 5:00 - 11:00

Thurs Fri Sat 5:00-12:00

Drinks and Oysters

12:00am - 2:00am

Sun 5:00 - 10:00


Capacity 120

You can book the elmdale for private parties



(We Do Not Take Email Reservations - Please Call)


To Share
Oysters on the shell (12 for $35 or 18 for $50)
house condiments, lemon, horseradish

Tuna Avocado Toast ($18)
albacore tuna, avocado, burnt soy, tuna mayo, grilled sourdough
(vegetarian option available)

Beef Tartare ($18)
capers, Dijon, shallot, kettle chips

Pork Rillette ($11)
crispy chicken skin, herb salad, chiccarone, house jam

Saltfish Fritters ($16)
tomato soffrito, spicy mayo

Kale Salad ($13)
herbed ranch, double smoked bacon, granola

Chowder ($13)
clams, fish, potato, ham hock, crackers

Larger Plates

Pork Belly ($23)
roasted tokyo turnip, black garlic, savoy, buttermilk sauce

Brick Chicken ($25)
brown chicken gravy, roasted mushrooms, watercress

Hanger Steak ($25)
salsa roja, radish, kale

Atlantic Salmon ($25)
roasted sunchokes, fish sauce caramel, smoked crème fraiche, fennel salad

Mussels ($17)
tomatoes, andouille, herbs, saffron

Fish n’ Chips ($24)
beer battered fish, fries, salad, tartar sauce, spicy ketchup


Papas fritas ($8)   Heirloom Carrots ($8)   Endive ($10)   House cut Fries($5)


Blondie ($10)    Black Forest Cake ($12)   Maple Pudding ($10)

Please notify your server of any dietary restrictions.

Supplied by the Whalesbone Sustainable Oyster & Fish Supply. We only purchase seafood that is caught or farmed in a way that ensures the long-term health and stability of that species, as well as the greater marine ecosystem.