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The Best of Ottawa's Byward Market

Looking for Ottawa’s Hottest Pubs and Patios?

Ottawa’s vibrant Byward Market has a whole range of options for those looking for an exciting night out in the capital. Whether you are looking for a patio, a pub, or a lounge, this feature highlights some of the hottest spots in the Market to make sure that you have an unforgettable night. Did we miss your favourite spot? Drop us a line and let us know! 



Best Pub


Heart & Crown Irish Pubs

Heart & Crown

The Heart & Crown ByWard has been in operation since April 1992. It opened as a 50 seat restaurant with a 30 seat patio. Five years later, the company doubled in size when the Snug Pub was opened and attached to the Heart & Crown - quickly becoming a favourite spot for Irish regulars



Best Patios


Stella Osteria

Stella Osteria

Stella Osteria continues to thrive in the liveliness and exhilaration of Ottawa’s Byward Market since 2006. Draped in a stylish ambience and complimented by contemporary Italian cuisine, Stella Osteria offers patrons a fresh and memorable dining experience unmatched in the city!

Cornerstone Bar and Grill

Cornerstone

The Cornerstone Bar & Grill is a contemporary restaurant with a unique wraparound patio that fuses ambiance and style in an enjoyable new way. Come experience a blend of casual upscale dining, and energetic evenings of live entertainment on weekends.

Heart & Crown Irish Pubs

Heart & Crown

The Heart & Crown ByWard has been in operation since April 1992. It opened as a 50 seat restaurant with a 30 seat patio. Five years later, the company doubled in size when the Snug Pub was opened and attached to the Heart & Crown - quickly becoming a favourite spot for Irish regulars

Murray Street

Murray Street

Murray Street offers a menu that is full of fresh, local and delicious ingredients. Offering a wide variety of menu options, Murray Street also has an attractive selection of beers, wines and mixers.



Best Live Music


Fat Tuesdays

Fat Tuesdays

Located in one of Ottawa's oldest buildings, experience modern New Orleans ambience at this upscale Louisiana-themed restaurant. Enjoy a magnificent display from Ottawa's only dueling pianos, with a delicious drink and some classic Louisiana cooking!



Best Lounge


Social

Social

Located in the historic Byward Market in the heart of Ottawa, SOCIAL offers a sumptuous and elegant atmosphere. Traditional French and contemporary North American cuisine marry with a playful air. Experimental flavours demand unique and classical wine pairings inviting holistic approach to dining.



Best Brunch


Murray Street

Murray Street

Murray Street offers a menu that is full of fresh, local and delicious ingredients. Offering a wide variety of menu options, Murray Street also has an attractive selection of beers, wines and mixers.