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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

The best time to visit is during late summer, early fall when farm products are at their best. Once one makes the farm product circuit, there are plenty of things to shop for among the various stalls within the old station in the midst of...More

Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Eclectic, vibrant interesting place full of beautiful nil-naks, tasty food delights and interesting people.

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There truly is something here for EVERYONE! From the open stalls selling exquisitely fresh produce to the vast array of restaurants and unique retail stores, Byward is well worth a visit! Favourite Coffee Shop: Planet Coffee (best mochacinno EVER!) (**cash only) Favourite Pub: The Auld...More

Thank LeeJay14
Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the market and the whole surrounding area. We have been to a few better markets, but this one was unique.

Thank lindasA9006QL
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was nice to stroll through the ByWard Market early, uncrowded times on the weekend. Amazing food items at a fraction of US costs. If only my neighborhood had such a nice collection. It's worth a quick visit.

Thank Mike-20024
Reviewed 3 days ago

We never thought we could spend a whole day at a market but that’s what we did😊 Eatting beaver tails and relaxing in many of the out door pubs😎

Thank ready_t0_g02012
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wandering around is fun. Bought some rings from a local artisan. Enjoyed beer as we people watched. A week after we visited, the market was locked down as a bear was wandering around.

Thank Uma K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to buy Maple Syrup and was not disappointed. There were several stalls selling the product and we made several purchases. The price is quite reasonable compared with other shops and markets and half what we saw in Toronto. There are numerous vegetable stalls. However...More

Thank M P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great unique gifts for friends and family can be found in this area. So many bars pubs and restaurants.

Thank c0mpassi0nate
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice fresh vegetables & fruits, nice walking in lots to see, good restaurants, they do have the good maple syrup.

Thank fredrek
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Lila L
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
November 25, 2017|
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Response from IAN W | Reviewed this property |
Its both in and out
Mary Lou D
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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