If you've got big ambitions and an even bigger appetite, then eating challenges were made for you! From 100 donuts to a 20-pound pizza and every cheesy burger and poutine in between, there are numerous eating challenges in Ottawa to test yourself and your stomach to the limits. Most of them even offer prizes for the few who are brave and strong enough to make it past the finish line. So, if you're looking for unique things to do in the Ottawa area, then put on your stretchy pants and check out one of the insane challenges below!

Mini Donut Challenge @ Pudgyboy's 

Price: $69.99

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Address: 311 Bank St.

Why You Need To Go: Love mini donuts? How about 100 of them? If you can channel your inner Homer Simpson and inhale these tasty treats in an hour or under, you will be crowned the "Mini Donut King/Queen." If the title alone doesn't do it for you, you'll also get the donuts for free and a $100 gift card! 


Food Challenge @ Wellington Diner

Price: $40

When: Daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: 1385 Wellington St., Ottawa

Why You Need To Go: You will have 40 minutes to devour two Mac Daddy burgers, a DOUBLE carnivore poutine, and a peanut butter chocolate milkshake. The few who manage to complete the challenge will get a trophy, their full meal for free, and seriously full belly!


Pizza Challenge @ Joes Family Pizzeria 

Price: $75 

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: 284 Pembroke St. W., Pembroke

Why You Need To Go: You and two friends will have a chance to scarf down this epic 30" 20-pound pizza. The three-topping pizza must be consumed by all three of you as a team. If you manage to accomplish this feat in less than 90 minutes, you'll get your $75 back plus a total of $600 store credit for the next time your pizza cravings hit!


Rhippo Challenge @ Law & Orders

Price: $24.99 + tax

When: Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Address: 7 Craig St., Perth

Why You Need To Go: You'll have 20 minutes to inhale two one-pound burgers and an entire pound of poutine. If you complete the challenge, you'll win a free T-shirt, get your meal for free, have your photo on the wall-of-fame, and of course, have ultimate bragging rights. There's even a vegan version of the challenge, so everyone can participate! 


Poutine Challenge @ Joes Family Pizzeria 

Price: $40

When: Daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Address: 284 Pembroke St. W., Pembroke

Why You Need To Go: If the pizza challenge didn't pique your interest, maybe this giant bucket of poutine will. The challenge is to finish the pictured bucket in 90 minutes or less. Winners will get their $40 back and get to keep the bucket as a trophy of sorts. If you can beat the previous record of just under 56 minutes, you'll also win $100 of in-store credit.


The Big Juan @ Burrito Borracho

Price: $28.50

When: Tuesday to Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 2 a.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Address: 105A Clarence St., Ottawa

Why You Need To Go: You can attempt to finish Ottawa's largest burrito! There may be no prize for this one, but the delicious 24-inch, 1 kg burrito is a prize all in itself. Stuffed with three different types of meat and all of your favourite burrito toppings!



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