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Black Tomato

Byward Market Area
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Bar
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11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
(613) 789-8123
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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London, Canada
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a fabulous meal. The exterior of the building did not hint at the dining experience to come. While we were disappointed that the patio was full, we were seated by a window overlooking several patios. Our server was charming, and the service was well-paced. We both enjoyed a local craft beer, split the prosciutto and blue cheese appetizer,... More 

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Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good food,and a nice atmosphere. Service can be slow. Don't be in a rush and enjoy! The food is worth it.

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Alexandria VA
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284 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here. I had a salmon main dish that was very good, my companions had a portobello burger and French onion soup which had an unusual flavor that my friend didn't care for. Service was fairly slow. No AC that we could discern - very hot and windows were open. It is an old building. Eat outside if you... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting up with some old friends for brunch we let them decide where to go and the choose the Black Tomato. We enjoyed some great salads and sangria on the patio in the back of the restaurant. Its a very enjoyable space to eat and chat. Food was very good and fresh. Sangria was watered down for the price Service... More 

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Lac La Hache
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really wish I had names for this...and I probably should have asked to speak to the manager at the time but I was hungry and irritated so I simply walked out. I was visiting friends in the Ottawa area at the end of July. On Friday, July 29th my friend and I were walking around Sparks Street, watching some... More 

Thank Laura K
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to eat on the patio of the courtyard area restaurants and we decided to try the Black Tomato. The food was excellent. I had the most delicious squash ravioli and my partner had the stuffed chicken. Both were fabulous. The starter green salad was also very good. I would highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely be returning.

Thank JMM196
Charleston, South Carolina
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We found the Black Tomato on the recommendation of the hotel concierge as a good place to go for a craft beer nearby. We stopped for a beverage one evening during our stay and sat in the courtyard. Although we had dinner plans elsewhere that evening, Chelsea provided excellent service and our visit was so enjoyable we went back a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We had a family reunion this weekend (30 people from all over the country). I had made a reservation at another restaurant for Saturday night back in January, but the restaurant lost our reservation and would not accommodate us. When I phoned the Black Tomato two weeks ago, they immediately stepped in and took our reservation (remember, 30 people on... More 

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Elora, Canada
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Our server wasn't the most attentive or helpful unfortunately on our recent visit. And, the bread served at the beginning of the meal had mould in 3 out of the 4 buns. This was remedied, begrudgingly by our server. But the general atmosphere in the small square at the back of the restaurant as well as our main meals were... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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142 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We visited the Black Tomato for lunch on a Thursday in late June. We were seated in the courtyard (as we requested) because it was a lovely but hot day and we wanted to be outside in the shade. Black Tomato can accommodate this quite nicely. Service was attentive - no complaints there. The menu seemed reasonably diverse for lunch... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Canadian, Gluten Free Options, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: (613) 789-8123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?