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 Start

Oysters on the shell house condiments, lemon, horseradish 12 for $35 or 18 for $50
Pickled egg $1.25
Pickled cheese $8
Chowder clams, fish, ham hock, potatoes, crackers $13
Tuna Toast avocado, tuna sauce, burnt soy, sourdough $16
Beef Tartar classic seasoning, pickled shallots, tarragon, brioche $15
Escargot green garlic butter, gruyere cheese, sourdough $12
Saltfish Fritter cocktail sauce, tartar $15
Tomato Salad blue cheese, endives, breadcrumbs, balsamic and evoo $14
Mussels coconut milk, kafir lime, lemongrass $18


Meatballs fettucine, tomato sauce, padano cheese $18
Burger american cheese, classic condiments, fries $17
Hot Chicken Sandwich chicken gravy, peas, white bread, fries $21
Fish & Chips beer battered haddock, coleslaw, fries $19 w dressing and gravy $23
Fisherman’s Stew arctic char, clams, mussels, fingerling potatoes, n’duja broth, rouille grilled sourdough $27
Hanger Steak mashed potatoes, seasonal veg, jus yorkshire pudding $29 


French Fries  $5
Sweet Potato Fries $7
Poutine $9
Caeser Salad  $9
Garlic Bread $6 w/ cheese $8
Green Salad $8


Hot Apple Crisp vanilla ice cream $9
Blondie Caramel sauce $9

Session Menu to Share $45 / person

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.