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PATIO & INDOOR DINING NOW OPEN!

Reservations welcome.

*we've recently uprooted & re-hatched*
you can now find us at 424 preston st
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Gluten

Free

Friendly

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Delicious 

Homemade

Desserts

Take-Home

Meals

For The Family

 
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aboutus

Owners Rick Boland (your host with the most) and Natalie Aucoin (the baker & the brains) first opened the doors to The Foolish Chicken in June 2007, in the charming neighbourhood of Hintonburg, Ottawa.

After fourteen years of serving up delicious food at their 79 Holland Avenue location, The Foolish Chicken uprooted and re-hatched in March 2021, to the well-known Ottawa neighbourhood of Little Italy. Known for the cozy atmosphere, friendly service, delicious chicken & ribs, mouth-watering cheesecakes and a wide array gluten free menu items, The Foolish Chicken has become a prominent name in the Ottawa restaurant scene, achieving many accolades.

 

In 2009 they were awarded the Winner of “More than Just Desserts”. In 2020 they were voted as “Ottawa’s Best Chicken or Wings” by Ottawa Life Magazine & in 2021 they were voted as “Ottawa’s Best Gluten Free Menu” by Faces Magazine 

The Foolish Chicken is the perfect place for all kinds of dinner outings from date night to catching up with friends or bring the whole family for an affordable and filling dinner out!

When you're there, don’t forget to check out the “Eye-popping” local art showcased in the restaurant (featuring works by Alison Fowler & Cor Beattie).

See you soon!

CURBSIDE PICK UP

Click "Order Now" to place an order & pay online. Find a place to park or stop near the restaurant and call when you arrive, we will be happy to run your order out to you. You can always order ahead & schedule your pick up time. 

DELIVERY

Let us bring the Foolish Chicken to you! Offered Wednesday to Sunday from 4-9pm. We deliver locally within 8km of the restaurant. You can always order ahead & schedule your delivery time. 

*Occasionally we do remote deliveries to different areas in Ottawa. Keep posted on these deliveries through social media. 

GIFT CARDS 

Give the gift of the Foolish!

Now selling online gift cards.

*to purchase a physical paper gift certificate

please come into the restaurant 

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CONTACT

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Phone 613-230-1555
Email info@foolishchicken.ca
*Accepting reservations
through email or phone


424 Preston Street 
Ottawa, ON K1S 4N2

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VISIT

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Monday CLOSED

 Tuesday CLOSED 

Wednesday 4:00 - 9:00

Thursday - Saturday 4:00 - 10:00

Sunday 4:00 - 9:00

Delivery offered

Wednesday - Sunday 4:00 - 9:00 

*We will be closed for staff holidays from July 26th-August 4th, thank you for your understanding"