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ByWard Market

55 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9C3, Canada
+1 613-562-3325
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“maple syrup” (111 reviews)
55 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9C3, Canada
Byward Market Area
+1 613-562-3325
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Reviewed yesterday

Dozens of eating establishments. Pick a cuisine, and there is a restaurant to fill your wants. Bon apeitit.

Thank Allan S
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great way to visit all sorts of boutique stores in a confined district. Lots of wonderful places to eat all sorts of ethnic foods and drink as well as visiting retail stores. Plan on 2-3 hours or more. Great way to spend...More

Thank KentWong405
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This market has everything, restaurants, shops, bars, and it is open at night! You can just walk around and jump from one place to another such as shopping in the afternoon, enjoying happy hour in one bar, dining in one restaurant, dessert and coffee in...More

Thank FindleyMarie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is always something fun to see, to do, to watch, to eat, to hear... great shops, fantastic restaurants, buskers, craft vendors, musicians, artists, tourists, outdoor patios... the perfect place to be on any sunny day, any time of year!

Thank Lbogdonov
Reviewed yesterday

It's worth the visit! Lots of different things. Vendors, restaurants and local artisans. Everyone we talked to was very nice and welcoming and all of them spoke perfect french and english!!

Thank 8,960
Reviewed yesterday

I've been to Ottawa several times and I make sure I go to the ByWard Market each and every time, no matter what time of year. The stands provide fresh food and artifacts for purchase. There are often buskers around. You can always find something...More

Thank mpolinuk
Reviewed yesterday

Although I have been there so many times, the ByWard Market is always a must when visiting Ottawa. The last visit was in May and all the farmers and flower suppliers were there with their inviting products ! Strolling in the streets of ByWard is...More

Thank AJLauzon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were here on Victoria Day weekend and it was hopping. There was a traditional market (fruit, flowers, etc) surrounded by local shops and brand name chain stores. I found it to be a fun place to people watch and grab some gifts. I also...More

Thank AlumniGuy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good place to eat and shop. There are lots of little gift shops selling all things Canadian, from silk scarfs, maple syrup, maple leaves set in frames, leather good and even get your name on a grain of rice! It also has lots of different...More

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are driving through, the place looks lively and fun. Walking through it though, doesn't yield much satisfaction. There are so many homeless people and people begging for money! It is a sad commentary on this town! Restaurants that I tried were nothing special,...More

Thank HBTorontoTraveller
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Where can we park?
April 15, 2017|
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Response from ByWard M | Property representative |
Hi laughingwoman6, thanks for asking about parking. You're right, the ByWard Market is incredibly walk-able, and we love to see people out and about! In total, there are over 3,100 parking spaces in the ByWard Market... More
Hi there November 18th weekend we are coming the Saturday night for our girlfriends bachlorette... what would you recommend for a dinner spot before we head out to the bars??
November 3, 2016|
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Response from REL_11 | Reviewed this property |
Hmm, it really depends whether you are in a hurry, if you want meat or veg, if you want fancy or casual...because Ottawa has everything! The previous suggestion of 18 is a good one - good service and casual. If you have... More
I want to experience a FRENCH Baguette like in Paris. Is this available in the market area?
August 13, 2016|
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Response from ByWard M | Property representative |
Hi Ahfred, if it's French baguette you seek, we can recommend both Le Moulin de Provence at 55 ByWard Market Square, or The French Baker at 119 Murray Street. Both bake their goods on sight, and offer their own unique... More