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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

Filled with eateries, food stores and stores of all kinds, as well as booths, this is a touristy area which on a good day is very crowded but still fun to see. Interesting things for sale and in the downtown core.

Thank Crossbow0106
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I wish we lived closer and had our own kitchen because there were so many awesome things to buy, especially cheeses and charcuterie ! Moulin de Provence had an awesome almond croissant! Beautiful flowers, touristy items to buy, authentic ethnic foods as well.

1  Thank NYpizza
Reviewed 2 days ago

You should stop by this market whenever you are planning a trip to Ottawa. A place with a lots of food, flowers, hand-made crafts....lots to see and lots to eat.

Thank 123Happyme
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved that atmosphere of the Market...great restaurants...very active place..sellers of a wide range of products from Maple Syrup to plants to art to jewellery. Great to visit any time of day and night.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 2 days ago

center of attraction in the area of parliament buildings and downtowm hub area is great for good eats and great pubs also special events going on for canadas 150 anniversary come join us and enjoy yourselfs.

Thank donaldpage
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great district with endless bars, restaurants and neat shops. A must see area when you visit Ottawa!

Thank Grant R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stroll through this area for a drink, for a bite or for the market. You will find it here with all kind of bars and restaurants, with or without terrace.

Thank MrCanada
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited the market twice over a weekend, wouldn't recommend doing it in the rain! Some nice stalls and bars, worth a visit.

Thank Kirkiep
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great area to visit! Heard lots about the market so was looking forward to exploring. Ate at some great restaurants and really enjoyed a Beaverstail!!

Thank Murfo13
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

...and that's never a good idea. After having visited many beautiful markets around the world, the Byward Market in my hometown of Ottawa ranks low in comparison. Yes, there are some good (but usually too expensive) restaurants (Casablanca in Market Square has some of the...More

Thank Joel B
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Where can we park?
15 April 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??
3 November 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?
13 August 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