Few traditional North American breakfast dishes are considered more traditional than eggs Benedict, a savory start to your day made of poached egg, English muffin, Canadian bacon and hollandaise sauce. This dish is a favorite because it is filling, easy to make and incredibly delicious. And while you could easily make eggs Benedict in your own kitchen, these restaurants have put their own spin onto this true classic. You just have to give them a taste!

1). Wilf and Ada’s
510 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1Z4, Canada

Wilf and Ada’s diner has been praised as having the best eggs Benedict in the entire city, a reputation that has earned them the number one spot on our list. This diner makes everything from scratch, and you can taste the quality and effort that goes into your breakfast or brunch. The cozy and relaxed atmosphere, paired with the hearty portions that are sure to end up on your plate, makes Wilf and Ada’s the perfect spot to start your day off right.

2). Benny’s Bistro
119 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5M5, Canada

Monday through Friday, Benny’s Bistro brings brunch and lunch to the people of Ottawa with traditional dishes that have been augmented with a surprising and delectable flair. The eggs Benedict are truly memorable, including the hollandaise sauce that goes onto the dish. Customers frequently comment on its lemon flavor, which truly sets it apart from other, more conventional sauces used in the creation of this delicious breakfast option.

3). Stoneface Dolly’s
416 Preston St, Ottawa, ON K1S 4M9, Canada

Have you ever had salmon eggs Benedict before? If you haven’t had Stoneface Dolly’s salmon eggs Benedict, then you are truly missing out! Fresh, smoked salmon is added to this traditional dish for a unique flavor that will have you ordering seconds-and thirds, if your stomach has room for it! This informal breakfast and lunch spot is the perfect way to start your day off with a kick!

4).  Pressed
750 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa, ON K1R 6X5, Canada

The comfortable and rustic atmosphere of Pressed is the perfect spot for family and friends to gather for a delicious brunch session! The high-quality dishes bring people from near and far for casual dining, business lunches and anniversaries alike, and the eggs Benedict are one of the most memorable features on the menu. A zesty hollandaise sauce infuses this dish with impeccable flavor that will have you coming back for more.

5). Al’s Diner
834 Clyde Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Z 5G8, Canada

Nobody in Ottawa offers more varieties of eggs Benedict at better prices than Al’s Diner, a local gem that has been serving up comforting breakfast fare for more than twenty five years. Don’t mistake Al’s for your average, forgettable run-of-the-mill diner, because it is anything but. A comfortable and spacious atmosphere, friendly staff offering up top-notch service and unique flavor combinations makes having an eggs Benny breakfast a true delight in every way.

6). Cora
179 Rideau St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5X8, Canada

Cora offers a hugely varied menu, but eggs Benedict are the shining gem of Cora. This chain restaurant feels like a hometown diner, with freshly made dishes and presentations that you wouldn’t expect of an ordinary chain eatery. Spacious dining accommodations make this an ideal place to go for family gatherings, business meetings and even just because you want some of the best eggs Benedict in town.

7).  Fraser Cafe
7 Springfield Rd, Ottawa, ON K1M 1C8, Canada

The eggs Benedict offered at Fraser Café are a step above most others, because these dishes are crafted with unexpected flavors that will have you reconsidering everything you thought you knew about this classic dish. Perfectly poached eggs, fresh tomatoes, crisp bacon and a delectable house-made hollandaise sauce kicks traditional eggs Benny up a notch with only the highest-quality ingredients.

8).  Jax
479 Bronson Ave, Ottawa, ON K1N 8N8, Canada

Jax serves up bistro-style fare in a quaint eatery setting, and their take on eggs Benedict has gained this restaurant a lot of followers. A spicy variation of the traditional dish pairs perfectly poached eggs with jalapeño relish and red pepper coulis, which tastes like nothing you’ve ever had before. If spice isn’t your thing, that’s okay too! How do you feel about lobster? Their lobster eggs Benny is another local fan favorite that is sure to please!