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The ByWard Market is home to many restaurants: simply walk down the street and breathe the varied aromas of dishes cooking. Restaurants in the market can be busy on Friday and Saturday evenings, so please make reservations. From pub food to fine dining, the market restaurants will be open from 11.00 am to midnight, although some kitchens close at 11.00 pm.
ByWard Market Square
The central square is home to several cafes and food merchants, offering everything from pastry to specialty coffee to curry to sushi, open every day from 9.30 am-6.00 pm and Thursdays to 8.00 pm.
This stall on the south east corner of the market square offers a Canadian specialty pastry.
Blue Cactus Bar and Grill 2 ByWard Market 613-241-7061
Always full on a Friday evening, the Blue Cactus provides a menu of standards such as fish, chicken, salads, pizzas and steaks.
This local favourite provides a Cajun-inspired menu. On Friday evenings, Mardi Gras is home to the dueling pianos, which bring in large crowds.
The Fish Market
Located right next to Fat Tuesdays, this restaurant serves an assortment of fresh seafood.
Mexican restaurant with a colonial style atmosphere.
The Black Thorn
Housed in a building that dates
from the 1860s, this restaurant occupies what was once the home and workshop
The Black Tomato
This restaurant is situated in a stone heritage building and the food is pretty great too.
Housed in an adjacent heritage stone building to the Black Tomato.
Great service and a lively atmosphere.
A new restaurant that works for dinner or drinks.
Heart and Crown
In the Irish village, the Markets authentic Irish pub and restaurant.
Excellent Asian cuisine.
Known especially for desserts.
Stella Osteria 81B
Modern Italian food.
Fine food and ambiance white linens and candlelit tables, traditional Italian food and wines.
Wasabi Japanese Restaurant 41 Clarence 613-241-3636
Japanese cuisine in a unique atmosphere.
Milestones Grill and Bar
Just around the corner for drinks, lunch and dinner.