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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
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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

If you're in the Ottawa area make sure you come by to the Byward market and take a stroll by the food stalls and handcrafted vendors. All sorts of restaurants from breakfast to dessert and got bevetages. Beavertails and honeypuffs. Pubs and ice cream. Nice...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Smileapril1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If your in Ottawa you have to visit this market. It has a lot of local vendors and lots of cafes and restaurants to choose from. We spent most of the day here. You definitely have to try the beaver tails.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank akank
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been to the ByWard Market many times when visiting Ottawa. The shops and the food make it a place not to miss seeing. Be sure to have a bite to eat here. Such a huge variety to choose from. I love stopping there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Minniepoohtoo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Restaurants are great. People watching is fun. There’s always live music, street performers. It has such a nice vibe.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kime877
Reviewed 6 days ago

Iconic piece of Ottawa history. Lots of stuff to see and do. Amazing boutiques offering everything under the sun. Incredible choices of food to taste, items to browse, fresh produce to buy, and just to watch the world pass by!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Brona N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of artisans and fresh food items. A great vibe. And street performers. Good for all ages. Open air seating for outdoor dining and incredible home made sandwich shop!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kelly N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Probably the most atmospheric market we encountered in Canada with the possible exception of St Lawrence Market in Toronto

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ackilbrider
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice places around. Lots of restaurants for all ages. I enjoyed spending a couple of hours there with friends.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank FabeeLuz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone to the Market all of my life and still do but my friends, husband and I tend to try and go elsewhere lately (Hull, Preston for example). The reason for this is that places are getting so pricey and the quality of...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank sophiaMichele
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We throughly enjoyed our visit and dining experience at both the Highlander and Corazon de Maiz. Grand people watching adventure.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Teresa M
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August 31, 2019|
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Response from Carolyn S | Reviewed this property |
At least 8 or earlier as they have the farmers market and they often open early. Enjoy!
February 6, 2019|
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Response from SamreenAhsanCanada | Reviewed this property |
Lots of local food to select. There are plenty of options. It depends on your choice
July 28, 2018|
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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