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Best Neighbourhood Gem Restaurants in ByWard Market

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90 restaurants available nearby

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4.6
Exceptional(1517)
Price: Moderate
• Unspecified • Ottawa
Booked 19 times today
Wilfrid's is an award-winning restaurant in Ottawa offering a wide selection of culinary creations. Our Executive Chef and his team are famous for their superb selection of regional Canadian cuisine.
A photo of Social - Ottawa restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1261)
Price: Very Expensive
• Bistro • ByWard Market
Booked 22 times today
Social - Ottawa is a gem in the neighborhood. With a blend of restaurant and bar, it's the perfect spot for a sit-down dinner or after-work cocktails. Reviewers love its ambiance, describing it as a cool, friendly neighborhood vibe with excellent food and service. The patio in the courtyard is a hit and the Chef Salad is a favorite. It's definitely a must-visit destination in downtown Ottawa.
A photo of Play Food & Wine restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(192)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary Canadian • ByWard Market
Booked 35 times today
Play food & wine will make serious food fun and accessible to many types of guests by offering an inspiring menu, legendary service, outstanding values and a culinary home for our guests in which they can spend a variety of occasions. All of our dishes are modest portions designed to share. This allows guests to sample a few different dishes without having to commit to just one main course as in a traditional restaurant. Our menu changes frequently, respecting product availability and seasonality. We are committed to working with our many great suppliers to source the best and most flavourful ingredients possible. We use local, sustainable and seasonal products whenever possible, and believe in supporting area farmers as much as we can.
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4.7
Exceptional(1576)
Price: Very Expensive
• Steak • ByWard Market
Booked 13 times today
Offering an elevated dine-in experience as well as takeout, Restaurant e18hteen boasts high-ceilings, stone walls and an elegant fireplace sure to impress your eyes. Recognized as one of Ottawa's Top Steak & Seafood Restaurants for the last twenty years, Chef David Godsoe focuses on "Canadian Freestyle Cuisine" and multi-course tasting menus updated weekly. Our dishes are created using only the finest seasonal ingredients brought in by local farmers whom we've cultivated a relationship with over many years. E18hteen’s gourmet experience is perfect for the business professional, the socialite or a romantic diner.We look forward to welcoming you soon!
A photo of Sidedoor Contemporary Kitchen & Bar restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1168)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary Asian • ByWard Market
Booked 16 times today
Inspired by the street food of Southeast Asia, SIDEDOOR Restaurant offers an elegant, sharing-style dining experience sure to bring people together. Available for dine-in or takeout, we are renowned for our fresh, local produce and our unique use of exotic spices and ground curries. Chef Ben Landreville has created a tantalizing menu, placing an emphasis on Asian-inspired tacos and main dishes. Don't forget to end your dining experience with warm, hand-made donuts sure to please your sweet tooth!We look forward to welcoming you soon!
A photo of The Clarendon/The Hyde restaurant
4.4
Awesome(360)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary American • ByWard Market
Booked 15 times today
The Clarendon is a local gem, nestled in Ottawa's Byward Market. It's loved for its cozy ambiance, friendly service, and delicious food. Reviewers rave about the 'beef brisket' and 'cocktails', while also praising the 'warm decor' and 'patio seating'. It's a popular spot for a variety of occasions, from work gatherings to date nights. It's a place that truly embodies the vibrancy and character of the market, making it a neighborhood gem.
A photo of Oz Kafe - Ottawa restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(90)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary Canadian • ByWard Market
Booked 10 times today
Open for Indoor dining, takeout, and Uber Eats delivery.Oz Kafe is in the ByWard Market, Clarendon Courtyards, in Ottawa, Ontario. Situated in a beautiful stone and mortar historical building our restaurant provides the perfect ambiance. Our menu is European-inspired, locally sourced, and veg forward.We are open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday. Accepting reservations for À La Carte dinner reservations as well as group and special event bookings. For more details on larger bookings and events please call or email through our website.
A photo of Fairouz Cafe restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1471)
Price: Very Expensive
• Middle Eastern • Ottawa
Booked 10 times today
Fairouz Cafe is a modern Middle Eastern restaurant in the heart of Ottawa's historic Byward Market. Decadent dinners, bespoke cocktails, and a uniquely curated wine list - our newly renovated restaurant is the perfect spot for all occasions.
A photo of Milestones Grill + Bar - Ottawa - Sussex restaurant
4.2
Awesome(1000)
Price: Expensive
• Global, International • Ottawa
Booked 18 times today
The classics you love prepared with a perfect twist, all served up in an atmosphere that feels just right. That’s the Milestones promise. So, whether you’re celebrating a milestone, making the most of Happy Hour or enjoying brunch with friends, you can be sure that every Milestones experience is a simple and perfectly memorable one.
A photo of Speakeasy Tapas Lounge restaurant
4.5
Awesome(34)
Price: Moderate
• Tapas / Small Plates • ByWard Market
Speakeasy Tapas is your hidden gem in the Byward Market. A place for great cocktails & tapas! Follow us on Instagram @speakeasyottawa for live music, shows, special events and more!
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