A lot of people love breakfast, but there is something more special about dinner. I have to force myself to eat breakfast, but the rest of the day I'm thinking about what yummy food I can cook up for dinner. But what if you're sick of cooking? Or you just want to go out with your friends or bae for once? You need to treat yourself with great food!
Us Ottawans have great restaurants. Whether it's for brunch or for dinner, we have so many options that will blow your mind. If you're in the mood for tacos, pizza, tapas, or whatever, we have it! Start planning your dinner date, you got a bucket list to devour!
Industria Pizzeria + Bar
Where: 225 Marché Way #107
Why you should go: This Italian Pizzeria has amazing pizzas. They even have a Big Mac pizza that it actually to die for!
Black Dog Bistro
Where: 5540 Manotick Main St
Why you should go: This super popular bistro in Manotick has the most amazing meals you could want. From sandwiches to pasta, all of their dishes will make your mouth water.
EVOO Greek Kitchen
Where: 438 Preston St
Why you should go: If you love Greek food, nothing will compare to EVOO Greek Kitchen. Their modern spin on Greek food makes you want to go back all the time, especially for dinner and brunch!
Where: Multiple Locations
Why you should go: Why shouldn't you go?! It's El Camino's newest location, and it's beautiful. Not to mention the food is amazing and the margharitas are delicious.
Where: 1208 Wellington St W
Type: French Fare
Why you should go: Absinthe has a fondue night and a limited menu, but all of their items are so tasty! They offer so many original items that you'll want to go back and try them all.
Prohibition Public House
Where: 337 Somerset St W
Why you should go: Prohibition Public House has so many options, and their decor is stunning. They have a wall that makes it seem like you're in jail, but the food is anything but jail food.
Where: 153 Bank St
Why you should go: If you haven't tried ramen before, this is the place you need to try it. Topped with a flower, Sansotei Ramen will fill your mouth with the most amazing flavours.
Where: Multiple Locations
Why you should go: Even if you're not vegan or vegetarian, there's no way you won't find your favourite meal on here made just a little differently. From cauliflower wings to unreal wraps, we give this place 5 stars.
Where: 380 Elgin St
Why you should go: This hipster Asian restaurant is delicious. Their steamed buns are to die for and I'm positive you've never tried anything like it before.
Where: 65 Holland Ave
Why you should go: This hidden gem of a restaurant will satisfy all of your cravings. With all of your fav meals, it will be hard to choose but I guarantee you'll find something you love.
Where: 109 Clarence St
Why you should go: Tomo is the hotspot for all Japanese food these days in Ottawa. The decor is so unique and you can even stay after dinner since it turns into a bar!
Where: 537 Sussex Dr
Type: French Cuisine
Why you should go: This super classy restaurant has unique food that will blow your mind. For birthdays, celebrations or just a dinner date, Social is the perfect place to go!
Sutherland Restaurant, Bar and Coffee House
Where: 224 Beechwood Avenue
Why you should go: Another hidden gem that's not just a restaurant, but a bar and coffee house. If you can't make it for dinner (which I highly recommend) I would stop by for a drink or coffee! Plus, the decor speaks for itself.
Where: 225 Strathcona Ave
Why you should go: This low key restaurant specializes in small plates that are based on seasonal ingredients. Hidden away in The Glebe, this aesthetically pleasing restaurant will become your fav.
Where: 121 Clarence St
Why you should go: Ace Mercado is the hot spot for all things Mexican. From their cheesy corn to their unreal tacos, you won't be able to get enough. And they also have the cutest drinks that you should 100% get because #treatyourself.