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WITHIN an area roughly four blocks square, you'll find museums, cafes, specialty food shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, pubs, hair & aesthetics salons and more! Easily accessible on foot, by transit or by car, the ByWard Market offers a...more
267 Dalhousie St | Suite 202, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 7E3, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-562-3325
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Byward market has much to offer including a wide selection of restaurants offering different ethnic cuisines including Asian (Vietnamese, Japanese/sushi, Indian), Tex-Mex, Roadhouse, fine dining, dessert (waffles, cupcakes, cakes and pies and Ottawa's famous beaver tails) to name just a few. Lots of bars...More

Thank Guy O
Reviewed 3 days ago

There's a lot going on in Byward Market. Many retail stores and restaurants as well as outdoor vendors. It comes alive at night, but is also a bustling place during the day. The perfect place to shop and eat. Be sure to go to the...More

Thank BlairCher
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of food choices! If you are looking for somewhere to grab a drink or to get a bite to eat you will definitely find it here. There are tons of pubs and restaurants. We were a little disappointed in the lack of shops.

Thank Sarewarren
Reviewed 4 days ago

Used to have lots of stands with local fresh fruit and vegetable vendors - and be a great place for tourists to mingle with locals on week mornings. Still some m nice bakeries and but the actual market itself is now crafts (with a few...More

Thank 133Kris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wandered around the market for hours Had amazing good and great shopping near by. Love the atmospher in tje market...tje music and nofhr life was cool.

Thank NormaR1569
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bustling market offering all types of delicious looking food and drink, a must to visit. The patisserie was to die for, hard to choose what delight to order. Very easy to find and close to other points of interest.

Thank asmcintyre
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must for visitors to Ottawa. Must try the beavertails, an Ottawa classic. Lots of interesting food at the stalls and restaurants, always bustling with people in the summer. An open air produce market as well, featuring locally grown fruits and vegetables.

Thank bdatreefrog
Reviewed 1 week ago

Foodies heaven, so much to try and look at. Great market and it caters for all tastes and wallet sizes. Had a ball looking around and sampling local fruits and foods, especially coming fro Australia and not having Ground Cherries here. Try them when in...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really can’t fail to find the market if you look. Not a market in the traditional sense, but a large collection of food & Drink outlets,, with a small market at its heart. Here you will find just about everything you could possibly want...More

Thank 43ericb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not as friendly as it once was, but over the years the tourism Industry has replaced most of the local shoppers that use to fill the market, especially on weekends. The food markets are still quaint, and in most cases you are dealing the person...More

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Lila L
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Response from Epicure30 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dunn’s is a nice and cheap place to eat a great breakfast, the Highlander pub serve a « kilt filler » and my favourite Zack’s diner. I hope this helps
26 November 2017|
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Response from IAN W | Reviewed this property |
Its both in and out
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Response from JBMartiniguy | Reviewed this property |
Out door market closes at 18:00, the shops between 18:00 and 21:00, the pubs and restaurants close between midnite and 2:00AM