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Byward Cafe


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in here for a quick coffee on a very cold November evening and I ordered a large hot chocolate. To say that it was large would be an understatement - it was huge (and very nice.) The staff were friendly and the free...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed September 30, 2019

I have been coming here regularly for years, mostly breakfast and lunch. Friendly and efficient service and a really nice selection of salads, sandwiches, desserts and great coffee. FOrmerly called Cafe 55, has been re-named Byward Cafe.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by this cute cafe for breakfast while visiting Ottawa. The lattes were excellent quality and the breakfast sandwiches were fresh and tasty.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 805hannahb
Reviewed April 11, 2019

We were a group of 6 looking for a sandwich lunch. We were not disappointed. Great wraps and salads and a meal made from scratch for the gluten free in our group. Very friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Ightham1
Reviewed March 18, 2019

I was surprised to see how well lit it was, due to those very large windows (garage doors, actually). I felt like I was on the terrace (March) while being inside, at a comfortable temperature.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 473Dan044
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

With so many choices of places to eat at Byward Market, we were undecided...until the friendly staff of this cafe encouraged us to check them out. We had the soup-of-the-day and a panini, both of which hit the spot. The sandwiches are pre-made and heated...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank flyingfingers-7
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

The place has a lot of different food available ranging from tarts to sandwiches, quiches to bagels. We had nice fresh bagels warmed in a panini toaster. No fresh fruit juices. And not a lot of healthy option. Nice terrace outside but a bit simplistic...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sparkling_Julia
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in Ottawa. The breakfast buffet at our hotel wasn’t all that appealing so we were keen to find a spot with well prepared wholesome food. This cafe was a wonderful find. They offer a variety of breakfast and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Intouchable
Reviewed March 18, 2018

I recently visited Café 55 with a friend of mine for coffee and dessert. From the moment we entered Café 55, we were greeted with a smile and had a genuine sense that the wait staff were eager to prepare whatever we ordered, and make...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed November 9, 2017

brought my gf for a coffee and dessert before heading home. the service was very quick, and friendly!!!!!the coffee was hot and delicious, and the pecan pie was very tasty and nicely presented on the plate with chocolate syrup drizzled on it. my gf had...More

Date of visit: November 2017
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