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Black Tomato

$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
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11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-789-8123
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Tathra, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening here. Our waiter was attentive , knowledgable but not intrusive . Food was really good and as described and great value. Wine and beer suggestions very good.

Thank jasperati
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will feel like you are in Europe dining in the courtyard patio of this restaurant in the summer. The food is delicious and the inside is very cozy. It is a good combo of upscale and casual food and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Brad B
Bancroft, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were in Ottawa for the weekend, we had many opportunities for restaurant choices. The Black Tomato had a fabulous ambiance while serving us in a friendly manner. The meal was excellent, with just the right amount of heat and flavour. We would definitely return.

Thank Janis W
Ottawa, Canada
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147 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Black Tomato accommodated our reservation for group of 20 people on a busy Friday night. We Thoroughly enjoyed a Christmas party and tried a variety of appetizers. My favourites are prosciutto blue cheese rolls, baked brie, chicken curry filos, cheese and charcuterie board.

Thank Toroniee T
Brockville, Canada
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We enjoyed a meal at the Black Tomato for a friend's birthday. Everyone enjoyed their meal. All of the food and beer is locally sourced, which added to the meal. I had the Goat Cheese Burger and would definitely recommend. The Caramelized Butter stole the show though. I'd go back just for that! The only downside was that it was... More 

Thank Les M
Mandeville, Louisiana
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195 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a really nice lunch at the Black Tomato. Nice terrace in back for outdoor dining. Lots of interesting menu choices. Fresh salads and lunch specials. The BBQ sauce on the "Pork of Yore" sandwich was very good and recommended. If we had more time, would have liked to eaten here again. Maybe next time in Ottawa.

Thank Nelson T
County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Came in for dinner, not expecting much and not really wanting much, but after seeing the menu, ended up going for three courses - the dessert was good, but the baked brie as a starter, and pan-seared stuffed chicken breast as an entree were absolutely delicious! The service was great, and the food amazing - would definitely go back!

Thank Alexander737800
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

The big green egg really makes an amazing burger! The food is great, the decor is charming and comfortable, and the background music was completely enjoyable. The staff is wonderful and kind and answered all of our (numerous) questions with cheer. Great beers on tap, too. Excellent spot.

Thank Donna M
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wandering around Ottawa's Byward Market my friend and I happened upon this delightful restaurant. An eclectic menu and interesting liquor and craft beer list drew us in. I was very impressed by the selection of bourbon available. Our waiter suggested one that I had never heard of, Basil Hayden. Loved it! Our food choices were also excellent. I highly recommend... More 

Thank LarryB19451130
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had the smoked gouda burger and it was noticeably better than any burger in recent memory. Most of my table also had burgers and liked them. The squash soup was also excellent. Worth the price.

Thank The M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-8123

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?