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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 yesterday via mobile

Fun and funky area filled with restaurants, terraced, fruit market and bakeries. It is close to parliament and the National Art Gallery. Lots of young people, we saw some food trucks and visited a fabulous donut shop called Maverick.

Thank Terrence58
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great outdoor market of local produce, permanent food shops of various ethnicities, artisan sweets, cheeses and breads as well as plenty of restaurants. This is the place for food and shopping in Ottawa. The big shopping mall, the Rideau Centre, is just around the corner...More

Thank AbitCrisp
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was expecting a larger market with a variety of vendors at their main facility but it wasn’t that great. Have several fruit and vegetable vendors outside selling similar products at high prices. There are a handful of other vendors selling food, art etc. You will...More

Thank mrpetsaver
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This market has lots of restraints and places to eat. If you fancy a drink it has some nice looking pubs.

Thank Scott8446
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

ByWard Market is the main show in town. It is an oasis of shops, cafes, restaurants, ice cream parlours, speciality food and chocolate shops and basically a great place to meet friends and hang out. It has an old world charm about it which transported...More

Thank leshi1987
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We strolled around the area as it is not simply a single venue but rather the actual By Ward Market area full of kiosks and stands. It is well worth exploring in the summer time for sure featuring , fruit, veggies, bread, clothing, hats, souvenirs,...More

Thank Laurie M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch in the Byward Market area an English Restuarant. The misters on the patio helped with the heat spell Ottawa was having. The service food and beer were great

Thank Al K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great little market with all the fruits and veggies you could want. Lots of little shops, restaurants and fun places to visit and people watch. A must in Ottawa.

Thank 46JimH46
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love coming down here during the day and get fresh fruit and vegetables and check out all the other vendors, a wonderful place to enjoy a lunch or dinner on the patio at any of the many restaurants, if you chance to see a...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 4 days ago

nice place, lots to choose from , restaurantsice cream, beaver tails , crafts, horrible parking !!...

Thank Heather W
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26 November 2017|
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Response from IAN W | Reviewed this property |
Its both in and out
Mary Lou D
29 September 2017|
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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
16 April 2017|
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Response from ByWard M | Property representative |
Hi laughingwoman6, thanks for asking about parking. You're right, the ByWard Market is incredibly walk-able, and we love to see people out and about! In total, there are over 3,100 parking spaces in the ByWard Market... More