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Black Tomato

$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
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11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-789-8123
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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123 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Black Tomato accommodated our reservation for group of 20 people on a busy Friday night. We Thoroughly enjoyed a Christmas party and tried a variety of appetizers. My favourites are prosciutto blue cheese rolls, baked brie, chicken curry filos, cheese and charcuterie board.

Thank Toroniee T
Brockville, Canada
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a meal at the Black Tomato for a friend's birthday. Everyone enjoyed their meal. All of the food and beer is locally sourced, which added to the meal. I had the Goat Cheese Burger and would definitely recommend. The Caramelized Butter stole the show though. I'd go back just for that! The only downside was that it was... More 

Thank Les M
Mandeville, Louisiana
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182 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really nice lunch at the Black Tomato. Nice terrace in back for outdoor dining. Lots of interesting menu choices. Fresh salads and lunch specials. The BBQ sauce on the "Pork of Yore" sandwich was very good and recommended. If we had more time, would have liked to eaten here again. Maybe next time in Ottawa.

Thank Nelson T
County Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came in for dinner, not expecting much and not really wanting much, but after seeing the menu, ended up going for three courses - the dessert was good, but the baked brie as a starter, and pan-seared stuffed chicken breast as an entree were absolutely delicious! The service was great, and the food amazing - would definitely go back!

Thank Alexander737800
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The big green egg really makes an amazing burger! The food is great, the decor is charming and comfortable, and the background music was completely enjoyable. The staff is wonderful and kind and answered all of our (numerous) questions with cheer. Great beers on tap, too. Excellent spot.

Thank Donna M
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Wandering around Ottawa's Byward Market my friend and I happened upon this delightful restaurant. An eclectic menu and interesting liquor and craft beer list drew us in. I was very impressed by the selection of bourbon available. Our waiter suggested one that I had never heard of, Basil Hayden. Loved it! Our food choices were also excellent. I highly recommend... More 

Thank LarryB19451130
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I had the smoked gouda burger and it was noticeably better than any burger in recent memory. Most of my table also had burgers and liked them. The squash soup was also excellent. Worth the price.

Thank The M
Sarnia, Canada
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Anniversary dinner. Food was fantastic, décor was warm and inviting. Staff were attentive albeit very quiet. Would certainly come back!!

Thank WSVacation
Kingston, Canada
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Four of us decided to have dinner here the other night. Lots of local beer and drink selections available. Staff were attentive and very personable. I had the pan seared scallops and pulled pork that was full of flavour, friends had salmon and steak and everyone enjoyed their meals. Not over priced in my opinion and a great pace to... More 

Thank Rob R
Coventry, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We came here in search of local craft beers and weren't disappointed! At least 20 on tap and they change regularly. Really good stuff! Bar staff were really friendly and welcoming - we had a good chat and they also recommended other places in the city for an evening out. The food looked great too but we'd already eaten -... More 

Thank Alan_SAFC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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: +1 613-789-8123

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