Great area to visit! Heard lots about the market so was looking forward to exploring. Ate at some great restaurants and really enjoyed a Beaverstail!!
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...and that's never a good idea. After having visited many beautiful markets around the world, the Byward Market in my hometown of Ottawa ranks low in comparison. Yes, there are some good (but usually too expensive) restaurants (Casablanca in Market Square has some of the...More
Plan to spend 2-3 hours to stroll around. If you don't like aimless browsing like me, this is NOT the venue for you. Restaurants are on the pricey side as expected and lunch time peak starts at 1:30 pm.
This is a great way to visit all sorts of boutique stores in a confined district. Lots of wonderful places to eat all sorts of ethnic foods and drink as well as visiting retail stores. Plan on 2-3 hours or more. Great way to spend...More
This market has everything, restaurants, shops, bars, and it is open at night! You can just walk around and jump from one place to another such as shopping in the afternoon, enjoying happy hour in one bar, dining in one restaurant, dessert and coffee in...More
There is always something fun to see, to do, to watch, to eat, to hear... great shops, fantastic restaurants, buskers, craft vendors, musicians, artists, tourists, outdoor patios... the perfect place to be on any sunny day, any time of year!
It's worth the visit! Lots of different things. Vendors, restaurants and local artisans. Everyone we talked to was very nice and welcoming and all of them spoke perfect french and english!!
I've been to Ottawa several times and I make sure I go to the ByWard Market each and every time, no matter what time of year. The stands provide fresh food and artifacts for purchase. There are often buskers around. You can always find something...More