Where to Eat around The Westin Ottawa
Collected by Westin AFAR
Canada’s capital is a gem of a city, with a fascinating history that informs its diverse and evolving present day. From its museums, to its distinct neighborhoods, to its emerging foodie culture, Ottawa is a cosmopolitan city on a human scale.
55 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON K1N 9C3, Canada
A relative newcomer in Ottawa's Byward Market, Corazon de Maiz is my hands-down, taco destination of choice. The place is tiny, the menu limited (mostly to just the finest, juiciest, smokey, flavour-packed tacos, burritos, tostadas and...
195 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1W7, Canada
Bread & Sons is by far my favourite takeout breakfast spot in Ottawa. Goat's cheese and rosemary borekas with fair trade coffee, or croissant breakfast sandwiches with asiago cheese, sea salt, and a poached egg are my top picks.
110 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5M6, Canada
Murray Street has all the makings of a nice evening, with a healthy selection of Old & New World wines, outstanding charcuterie, and a constantly changing menu that's upscale without being pretentious. It's a nice place for a leisurely meal, not...
Canada, 64 George St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5V9, Canada
The best place to find a sandwich downtown is La Bottega. Stacked with meats, cheeses, hot eggplant, hot peppers, lettuce, tomato and olives, these $5 sandwiches can be shared with a friend along with a soda and a chocolate bar, cannoli, or a...
150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada
Pictured here are the Eggwitch (front) and The Brunch. Scones are the perfect combination of buttery, crunchy and soft melt in your mouth deliciousness. Located next to Barbarella's strip club and obscured by the Transitway's numerous buses, it is...
119 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5M5, Canada
33 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7, Canada
Just opened! Ceylonta, Ottawa's popular choice for South Indian cuisine, has opened a satellite location away from its Bank/Somerset location and it's West End location in Little India. Pictured here is its delicious curried green beans, spicy...
504a Kent St, Ottawa, ON K2P 2B9, Canada
The Whalesbone is one of Ottawa's best places to eat sustainably farmed oysters and fish, but the sit-down location can get a little pricey. Three blocks away is their wholesale location, which serves takeout treats like oyster po'boys with aioli,...
307 Dalhousie St, Ottawa, ON K1N 7E8, Canada
Cafe Ahora is one of Ottawa's institutions. Cacophonous, bright, and colourful, it's a great place to eat dinner before heading out with friends to one of the Market's many bars. Ahora features hearty, delicious, bountiful food with friendly...
137 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5M7, Canada
Don't let its unassuming entrance fool you, this local eatery is standing room only if you don't arrive early on most every night of the week. A popular spot due to its central location, it serves a tasty deluxe burger and fries along with its...
5 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON K1N 9B8, Canada
Big piping-hot schnitzel loaded with sauerkraut on a soft bun accompanied by hearty perogies with sour cream, you'll definitely be fuelled up for the rest of your day! A tasty, affordable lunch option in the heart of the market.
55 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON K1N 9C3, Canada
ByWard Market is both a market, filling the block bounded by ByWard, William, York and George streets, and the name for the surrounding neighborhood. This is where Ottawa began, an area laid out by Lt. Col. John By who oversaw the construction of...
374 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1N1, Canada
A fun atmosphere, fast, friendly, and consistent service, affordable food, and generous portions have made this downtown Ottawa greasy spoon a local institution. The Hangover and Blue Plate Breakfast specials and home-spun milkshakes are...
296 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1M3, Canada
As its slogan says, "Town loves you, and wants you to be happy." This little gem is big on character and atmosphere, and features a Mediterranean menu that's impressively extensive. It's also committed to locally sourced produce and meats, taking...
93 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B3, Canada
Rene Rodriguez's Navarra is a fusion tapas experience, with influences from all over Spain, as well as Latin America. The wine list is carefully curated, and there are a number of cocktails to get any evening started on the right foot, in a hip,...
18 York St b, Ottawa, ON K1N 5T5, Canada
East meets West at this casual, cozy, and hopping bistro located in the Byward Market. Inspired by the foods and flavors of the Orient, Southeast Asia, and South Asia, their menu offers guests a family style dining experience where food is served...
634 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R 5K4, Canada
When you hear “hottest restaurant in town," you start having visions of grandeur—perhaps red carpets, rare architecture, and a line out the door. If I were in New York, Tokyo or Toronto, this may be the case, but not in sleepy Ottawa! Canada’s...
453 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1R 0A2, Canada
It was the elite of the elite and I was walking amongst them. Great chefs from around the world had gathered in this building to learn the art of French cooking or pastry making... and I was now one of them. I didn't have a semester to master the...
167 Laurier Ave E, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N8, Canada
Taking their cue from artist and philosopher Sri Chinmoy, the owners of this vegetarian and vegan restaurant live by these words: "Make healthy choices, perfection will be yours." A glance at their menu reveals nutritious fare, hearty and light,...
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