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Black Tomato

Byward Market Area
Bistro
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11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
(613) 789-8123
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious evening in the market.

Great atmosphere, food, drink and service..well worth the visit! The service was superb..great recommendations. The steak was perfect and we even received lots of delicious veggies. Drinks such as prose co drinks that aren't widely available were here and beautifully mixed....a marvellous dining... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Laura D
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English first
Ontario
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The staff were rude. The food was mediocre. Not worth the time or the $ when there are so many other really great options in this area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great atmosphere, food, drink and service..well worth the visit! The service was superb..great recommendations. The steak was perfect and we even received lots of delicious veggies. Drinks such as prose co drinks that aren't widely available were here and beautifully mixed....a marvellous dining experience.

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Meandering through Byward Market I stumbled upon this place in the alley. It, as well as the other restaurant patios in the area backed out onto a nice courtyard, that was very reminiscent of being in Europe. I loved the outside setting, it was very soothing and open. The service was prompt and the server was able to select menu... More 

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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I was here on Mother's Day with my son and his friend for lunch. Service is a little slow but the food in general was good. It was my first time in Ottawa.

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Wonderful food , decor , attentive wait staff and extremely reasonable prices . A must visit in Byford Market

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Elmira, Ontario, Canada
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This is a small restaurant close to the Market in downtown Ottawa. It is cozy and was loud since it was crowded. I had the stuffed chicken which was very good. They wait staff are friendly and all chip in to take care of your needs. I'd recommend it.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Two of my colleagues and I were looking for a place to eat on a short visit to Ottawa. While we all appreciate fine food, craft beer is also a priority. We stopped here and were quickly seated in the bar where we found a great selection of local craft beers. Service was attentive and knowledgeable. I'm not a beer... More 

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Ontario
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The Black Tomato has always been a favourite for lunch or dinner when visiting Ottawa. This weekend we stopped for a late lunch and went straight to the courtyard to enjoy our lunch. The menu is still good and we enjoyed a very nice charcuterie and cheese plate but it's just not the same. Although the restaurant wasn't crowded, our... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Good fresh food, nicely served. Nice atmosphere, casual but tasteful decor. Outdoor patio is pleasant.

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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

Server just seemed not to care . She never bothered to ask us if we would like something to drink when she took our food order. Flagged another server to take our drink order. He was helpful. Food came, one person in our group asked for condiments. Seemed like a "big ask". Took a long time to actually get the... More 

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Address: 11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 789-8123
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Cuisine: Bistro

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: (613) 789-8123

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

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