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Courtyard Restaurant

21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-241-1516
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We strolled by on a Sunday evening through the magnificently arched courtyard around 7 p.m. to make a reservation for a table at 8 p.m. After touring the market and the beautiful riverside with the view on the parliament hill in the slowly setting sun...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attend a wedding here on a Monday. The appetizers were all very tasty and beautifully presented, the lady serving the appetizers were professional and pleasant. When it came to the sit down dinner it was a disaster. The wedding coordinated was off so it...More

Thank rocxie L
Cynthia V, Guest Relations Manager at Courtyard Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review rocxie L. While we appreciate your feedback, we feel it is important for you (and others reading your review) to know that complete event coordination was offered to the client but was refused since the “groom” felt he could coordinate...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of being guests at a wedding dinner recently. We were in a private room. The service was impeccable. The ambiance perfect. We were given a written menu where we were given choices for each course. What a hard decision as everything...More

Thank coast_to_coast_250
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We selected the Courtyard Restaurant as our wedding venue. We could absolutely not have been more thrilled with our experience. An absolute 10/10. Our wedding coordinator Cynthia was creative, had great direction, and was constantly prepared to tackle any challenges that are bound to arise...More

Thank Eric V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had lunch at this restaurant with my mother and my daughter. The right amount of delicious food was very well presented and tasty. The service provided by Jake was outstanding. I highly recommend eating at this restaurant.

1  Thank Souazic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere of the restaurant was excellent. We did not get a table outside but inside was nice and quiet so we didn't mind. The salmon was a little bland while my daughter's duck was too salty, but my short ribs was perfect. They do...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have dined in most of the best restaurants in the Byward market.Went to Courtyard 8/11/18. Good location and nice ambiance. Had a great roasted beet entree as well as scallops with a very interesting red pepper pesto. Mains were scallops and ste ak ,...More

Thank k d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small but interesting menu with food exceedingly well cooked, though in some cases perhaps a bit too fussy. Scallops were especially good. Limited but ok wine list by the glass. Desserts made in house and quite good. Service friendly . Housed in 200 year old...More

Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just recently had our wedding at the Courtyard Restaurant and are over the moon happy with how everything turned out! I would recommend this venue to everyone over and over again! From the moment we booked until the very end of...More

1  Thank Jhenna1990
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Picking the Courtyard for our wedding venue was the BEST decision we made in our journey to saying “I do”. If you`re hesitating at all - don`t. We highly recommend this venue, in a large part due to Cynthia and her team that help with...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$46
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-1516
For over 35 years our fine cuisine and charming atmosphere have made us a favorite destination for special events, family gatherings and corporate occasions. Experience downtown Ottawa dining at its best!
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