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ByWard Market

55 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9C3, Canada
+1 613-562-3325
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“fresh produce” (109 reviews)
“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 18 September 2016

Great to walk around and enjoy at any time in the year, but especially so on the First of July. Great area, lots of patios to sit on, good food.

Thank lovegoodcoffee
Reviewed 18 September 2016

For a capital city the market really needs a revamp. While they are trying with some trendy restaurants and ice cream places it could be a lot better. It's is just missing a class that other big cities have.

Thank 4boyma
Reviewed 17 September 2016

This market was so much fun, you could buy flowers, ornaments, jewelry, fruits and vegetables as well. I loved walking around there.

Thank Azmina N
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I always enjoy strolling the ByWard Market, buying some fresh fruit or vegetables, or maple syrup. There are always crafts and other ethnic finds and there is a lot of choice for international cuisines.

Thank Ina_31
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

What an amazing place! Apparently you could eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in a different place for 3 months before using the same place again. The fresh fruit and vegetables are amazing too! So fresh. The smell makes everything so appealing This place is buzzing....More

Thank Tracey G
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Excellent vendors all along the Market and excellent variety of restaurants and food. A great variety of Indian, Chinese and French type restaurants and cafes.

Thank LeslieB_40
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Ottawa for a week and visited the ByWard Market everyday! You can find everything from fresh produce to handmade jewellery. The vendors are friendly and accommodating with the questions about their wares. There is something there for everybody. A must for all...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Enjoyed walking around checking out shops on a sunny afternoon and sat out on a patio having lunch and sangria while watching people go by. Love the vibe of this place. Went back for dinner in the evening at Chez Jacques, which had great food...More

Thank Hunster25
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to walk around in. The shops and atmosphere made our trip so much more enjoyable. Definitely go check out the French Baker, amazing pastries!

Thank Christina E
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

As a tourist the Byward Market is must! The food is displayed in attractive manner showing the sense of pride by the local vendors. The other sundry clothes & items for sale are intriguing and let's you pick up early stocking staffers for the loved...More

Thank CeCeAncaster
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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