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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

No wonder the place losing it's attractiveness and people moving toward the Bank street. Most little stores are interesting but looking like 3rd world places - worn out and poorly kept. Streets are narrow and not clean. Two homeless shelters right in the heart of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ByWard market is famous not only for its farmers market during summer (one of the oldest in Canada), but also for its many food and specialty cheese shops, and of course, the locally sourced and handcraft clothing shops and hip stores - yes, beavertails...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The day we visited was cold and rainy. There are only two vendors under the tents. Even indoors didn't seem to have much. This reminded me of The Forks in Winnipeg, but not as connected. If I go back to Ottawa again, hopefully in better...More

Thank SusyTops
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is no end to the choices you have for food and shopping in this place! A family of five could get five different national dishes under one roof. We stop here every time and love it!

Thank buckeyegirl2005
Reviewed 6 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 6 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 1 week 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 1 week 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.

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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
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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