Veggies. Photo by Lydia Bociurkiw.
Veggies. Photo by Lydia Bociurkiw. If this photo is making you hungry, check out our list of 20+ Ottawa-area farmers markets.

List of Ottawa restaurants, specialty food stores, and food blogs

Ottawa loves to eat out. We've got a restaurant to represent just about every nationality - from African to Vietnamese. Whether you're looking for fine dining or take-out, you'll find lots of delicious choices in the city.

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Our favourite restaurant listings

  • The Restaurant Thing
    This directory lists nearly 400 local restaurants. You can search the restaurants by area, price or type of food. This directory is created entirely by food fans like you: each restaurant is rated and reviewed by customers. There are no snobby food critics here at all — and you can help out by adding your review today. If you don't see your favourite eatery listed, you can log in and add the information to the listings.
  • OttawaFoodies
    "A community of dedicated food enthusiasts sharing our knowledge of Ottawa restaurants, shops and individual menu items." Anyone can participate and contribute.
  • @restowatch
    An automated Twitter feed that re-posts food safety violations, based on the City of Ottawa's inspections of local restaurants and food service providers.

Ottawa Food Blogs


Ottawa Beer & Wine Blogs

More Local Restaurant Info

  • 24 hour restaurants (list of restaurants that are open 24 hours a day in Ottawa)
  • Bon Appetit Ottawa
    Sample food and drink from over sixty restaurants, hoteliers and caterers, along with and dozens of wineries and breweries.
  • cheapeats ottawa (ottawa's guide to good inexpensive restaurants)
  • Eat In Ottawa (photos of local restaurant food)
  • EatSafe Ottawa
    Any restaurant, grocery store, cafeteria, or business that serves food to the public has to be regularly inspected by municipal officials. This web site lists the results of the latest inspection for every one of these food businesses. Read more...
  • Food Trucks
    A list of the electic collection of new food trucks coming to Ottawa in 2013
  • Fyood Ottawa
  • (online ordering system for restaurants)
  • Menu Ottawa (web site for ordering delivery online)
  • Ottawa Beer Events
    "Festivals, tap takeovers, beer releases and so much more!" There are actually a suprising number of beer events in Ottawa each month.
  • OttawaFood
    You'll find over 1,200 local restaurants listed in this comprehensive guide. It's a "new kid on the block", which means that it's growing all the time. Restaurants can add a basic listing for free, or pay up for a featured listing.
  • Ottawa Restaurants @
    Who has the best chicken wings or dim sing in town? This nifty little directory lets you vote on various aspects of the restaurant, ranking their specialty on a scale of 1 to 10. Most listings Include a map so you can find where you're going
  • Pizza Ottawa
  • Restaurants in Ottawa via
  • Specials Today
    lists food & drink specials at local bars & restaurants


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