The Best Restaurants to Enjoy in Ottawa

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Ottawa is a great place for the foodies out there! There are a ton of restaurants throughout the city that will be sure to meet the needs of everyone. For you to explore your inner foodie, we have gathered some of our favourite tried and true restaurants. Give your CLV Group apartment kitchen a rest and treat yourself to some of these Ottawa eats:


150 Elgin St.
An elegant fine dining and wine bar located in the historic Grant House. Providing a fine dining experience with the option of a 3 or 5 course meal. Beckta is also open for lunch, offering a-la-carté dining.


296 Elgin St.
Town focuses on using locally-sourced food. A cozy spot serving modern Italian dishes and showcasing local art.

Cacao 70

51-53 William St or 225 Marché Way, Unit 109
If you love chocolate, you’ll fall in love with Cacao 70. A great spot to indulge in chocolate and dessert. They offer a wide range of chocolate from different regions around the world, served in various forms.

El Camino

380 Elgin St.
Fan of tacos? El Camino is said to have the best tacos in town. Sit down and enjoy a meal and signature cocktails, or make use of the take out window and enjoy your tacos on-the-go.

Local Public Eatery

825 Exhibition Way, Unit 107
An incredibly popular spot before catching a game or show at TD Place. A fun environment offering a TON of craft beer options and great food– burgers, tacos, sandwiches and more!

Ace Mercado

121 Clarence St.
Offering Mexican inspired plates along with signature cocktails designed to match the menu items. A fun, unique spot providing an experience you’ll remember.

The Whalesbone

430 Bank St. or 231 Elgin St.
Priding themselves of offering the best oyster in Ottawa, The Whalesbone is a spot to try if you’re a fan of seafood.


18b York St.
A cozy spot tucked away in the Byward Market offering contemporary, tapas styled dishes. Most known for their tacos and signature donuts.

Everyone has a little bit of a foodie within them – explore your taste buds with the suggestions listed above. With so many new spot popping up across the city, share your favourites in the comments below!

Don’t feel like going out and want to whip up a quick and affordable meal in the comfort of your CLV Group apartment? Check out these 10 tasty meals under $5.00!


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