The Westin Ottawa

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11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9H4, Canada   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: (613) 560-7000   •  Hotel Reservations: 888-627-8528

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  1. Ace Mercado
  2. Bar Laurel
  3. Copper Spirits and Sights
  4. DatSun Asian Plates and Bar
  5. El Camino
  6. EVOO Greek Kitchen
  7. Fairouz
  8. Mason-Dixon Kitchen and Bar
  9. Mezzanotte Bistro and Wine Bar
  10. North & Navy
  11. Play food and wine
  12. Riviera
  13. Signatures: Le Cordon Bleu
  14. Tennessy Willems
  15. The Albion Rooms
  16. The Pomeroy House
  17. The Shore Club
  18. The Whalesbone Oyster House
  19. Wellington Gastropub
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Ace Mercado

10-MINUTE WALK / 750M

121 Clarence Street | (613) 627-2353

A trendy Mexican restaurant and supper club, Ace Mercado features modern takes on Mexican dishes and a memorable tequila menu. Rene Rodriquez, winner of Top Chef Canada, is a chef and part-owner.

The Albion Rooms

TWO-MINUTE WALK / 500M

33 Nicholas Street | (613) 760-4771

Known for their charcuterie, small plates, and ever-changing dinner menu, this gastropub places a big emphasis on local ingredients, and is one of the best spots for cocktails in the area.

Bar Laurel

15-MINUTE DRIVE / 5.2KM

1087 Wellington Street | (613) 695-5558

This fun and comfortable Spanish/Basque-influenced kitchen is centered around a large inviting bar. There are plenty of small bites and tapas style dishes to share, as well as many wines by the glass and an impressive sherry selection.

Copper Spirits and Sights

FIVE-MINUTE WALK / 600M

325 Dalhousie Street | (613) 321-1234

This beautiful rooftop lounge is located on the top floor of The Andaz Hotel. It is definitely a see and be seen destination unique to Ottawa and offers stunning city view.

DatSun Asian Plates and Bar

15-MINUTE WALK/ 3.9KM

380 Elgin Street | (613) 422-2800

An incredibly popular, funky, small plates restaurant featuring Asian sticky buns, pork belly, fried chicken, and other traditional fare. They don't take reservations, so prepare to go early or wait.

El Camino

15-MINUTE WALK / 3.9KM

380 Elgin Street | (613) 422-2800

El Camino is run by the same owners as DatSun and is located directly beside it. A funky, Mexican joint, they serve small plates, the best tacos in the city, awesome cocktails and more. They don't take reservations, so prepare to go early or wait.

EVOO Greek Kitchen

10-MINUTE DRIVE / 5.2KM

438 Preston Street | (613) 695-3860

EVOO is a stylish, modern take on true, authentic Greek cuisine. They serve delicious, incredibly fresh food with very generous portions, have an inventive cocktail menu, and are perfectly situated in the heart of little Italy. 

Fairouz

FIVE-MINUTE DRIVE / 2.7KM

343 Somerset Street | (613) 422-7700

This upscale Middle Eastern restaurant is located in a beautiful heritage mansion and serves modern interpretations of Middle Eastern and Turkish classics. Fairouz features elegant, creative plates made for sharing along with an excellent wine list.

Mason-Dixon Kitchen + Bar

10-MINUTE DRIVE / 4.7KM

424 Preston Street | (613) 422-7880

This southern BBQ and smokehouse joint is nestled in Little Italy. They serve classic dishes, like brisket and Nashville hot chicken and ribs, with new touches like creamy roasted bone marrow and smoked pig cheek chili verde. They have great drinks specials, a good bourbon selection, and affordable food prices. 

Mezzanotte Bistro and Wine Bar

10-MINUTE WALK/ 650M

50 Murray Street | (613) 562-3978

My favourite classic Italian restaurant in Ottawa. The chefs add a wonderful touch of posh and modernity to some Italian classics. Expect excellent food, an inviting, courteous staff, and a great enivornment for groups.

North & Navy

FIVE-MINUTE DRIVE / 3.1KM

226 Nepean Street | (613) 232-6289

North and Navy is an upscale, rustic Northern Italian-inspired restaurant with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. Divided into two sections inside a beautiful centretown home, the restaurant offers formal white tablecloth dining along with an open concept bar area specializing in Italian tapas. A Concierge team favorite. 

Play food & wine

TWO-MINUTE WALK / 350M

1 York Street | (613) 667-9207

One of Ottawa's most popular restaurants, Play food & wine bar features small plates, local food, and an ever-changing menu. It is also one of three restaurants owned by celebrated Ottawa Restaurateur Stephen Beckta.

The Pomeroy House

10-MINUTE DRIVE / 4.2KM

749 Bank Street | (613) 237-1658

Located in the trendy Glebe neighbourhood, this is one of my favourite restaurants in Ottawa. The Pomeroy House features small and mid-size plates, an excellent oyster selection, an amazing hot chicken dish, seasonal menu changes, rustic but elegant décor, and dimly lit lanterns. They have an incredible wine list, a very knowledgable staff, and luxurious food.

Riviera

FIVE-MINUTE WALK/ 450M

62 Sparks Street | (613) 233-6262

This trendy, beautiful, Italian/Mediterranean-inspired restaurant features an incredible 70-foot brass bar and a frequently changing menu. Located inside a spectacularly renovated bank with 40-foot ceilings, this is likely the most popular restaurant in Ottawa right now. They have amazing cocktails, seafood offerings, and house-made pastas.

The Shore Club

ONE-MINUTE WALK / 20M

11 Colonel By Drive | (613) 569-5050

Located in the lobby of The Westin Ottawa, The Shore Club is a fantastic, high end steakhouse that also serves a delicious array of seafood options. They also boast a beautiful bar and private dining room.

Signatures: Le Cordon Bleu

10-MINUTE DRIVE / 2.8KM

463 Laurier Avenue East | (613) 236-2499

The only Cordon Bleu restaurant in the world, this restaurant offers fine French dining in a historic beautifully restored lumber baron’s mansion, impeccable service, and a constantly changing 3/5/8 course table d’hôte menu. 

Tennessy Willems

15-MINUTE DRIVE / 5.0KM

1082 Wellington Street West | (613) 722-0000

Hands down the best pizza in Ottawa, Neapolitan style - bubbling, charred, fantastic. It's located in a fun and funky neighbourhood called Hintonburg, where there are many restaurants. While they certainly specialize in pizza, this is actually a fantastic restaurant in general with a super-cool atmosphere. Another one of my personal favourites. I go here several times a year.

Wellington Gastropub

15-MINUTE DRIVE / 6.8KM

1325 Wellington Street West | (613) 729-1315

An intimate eatery serving upscale bar eats, such as scallops & steaks, with craft beer and cocktails. It is a cool, comfortable, neighbourhood type restaurant that is the true definition of a Gastropub.

The Whalesbone Oyster House

430 Bank Street/231 Elgin Street

The best seafood restaurant in Ottawa. No comparison. It is Ocean Wise certified as well, serving only sustainable seafood choices.

The new location on Elgin Street has a wonderful steakhouse section of the menu. The incredible kitchen staff, fresh raw bar, and constantly changing menu with different seafood specialties make this one of my favourite restaurants.