Welcome to Ahora!

Ahora means Now, reflects our commitment to offer a variety of Mexican dishes adapted to today’s taste. Our goal is to offer healthy and tasty Mexican food at affordable prices.Since our opening in 2004, Ahora has grown to be Ottawa’s favorite Mexican Restaurant. Years later, we continue to serve you with the same passion for tasty food and the same desire to please our clients.

Ahora’s festive and casual atmosphere is inspired by typical Mexican Cantinas. Our bright colors and friendly décor will make you believe you traveled to sunny Mexico for a meal.Try our burritos, nachos, quesadillas and tacos, all prepared with the freshest ingredients. We have a free Salsa Bar where you can choose from a variety of mild and hot sauces to spice up your meal just the way you like. We have a variety of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options. Accompany your meal with our stellar Margaritas, a selection of beers and cocktails, fresh juices or Mexican soft drinks.We look forward to serving you and hope you will have an enjoyable experience at Ahora.

Buen Provecho!

  • Voted Best Mexican Restaurant in Ottawa by the readers of Xpress Magazine in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, and 2006.
  • Awarded the Best Mexican Restaurant by Top Choice Awards every year since 2013.
  • Voted Favorite Mexican Restaurant in Ottawa by Faces Magazine in 2012.
  • A Foodie’s Tour of 15 Unbeatable Restaurants That You Can’t Miss in Ottawa.

Ahora Recommended on Restaurant Guru 2019 / Restaurant Guru 2021