50 Best Cafes in Ottawa

Corner Peach Cafe • $$
802 Somerset St W, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Tomato and Bacon on Sourdough
Breakfast Sandwich
Marinated Manchego
Tartare with Fries
Soup of the Day
Frozen Yogurt
Peach Dessert
Vege P

“Corner Peach is a charming neighborhood restaurant, known for its unique store adjacent to the dining area that offers specialty food items. The menu, although limited, features enjoyable dishes such as beef tartare, fresh pasta, and rotational items. The staff are friendly and accommodating, willing to make classic cocktails even without a dedicated cocktail menu. While the food and service are highly praised, some may find it to be on the pricier side. Standout dishes include their delicious fries, pasta, and particularly noteworthy is the carrot soup. The atmosphere at Corner Peach is lively and fun, making it an excellent spot to take out-of-town guests to showcase Ottawa's vibrant dining scene. With exceptional food and service, Corner Peach is highly recommended for those seeking a memorable dining experience. Reservations are advised due to limited seating.“

4.6 Superb75 Reviews


FRASER Canadian • $$$
7 Springfield Rd, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Breakfast Sandwich
House Cheeseburger
East Coast Oysters
Marinated Olives
Huevos Rancheros
House Focaccia
Beef Striploin
German Pancake
Scrambled Eggs
Beef Tartare

“FRASER offers amazing food in a calm and pleasant atmosphere. The menu includes dishes like seared radicchio, roasted beets, schnitzel, and scallops. The flavors are unique, with some dishes being slightly overwhelming. The Sunday brunch is highly recommended, with a menu that stands out from the average. Unfortunately, the restaurant is set to close in June, with no clear information on the new location's opening.“

4.7 Superb98 Reviews
Seven Tea Miles Cafe • $
342 Richmond Rd, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Butter Chicken Sauce Poutine
Ginger Lemon Honey Chai
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Gulab Jamun Cheesecake
Strawberry Milkshake
Smashed Samosa Chaat
Epic Bombay Sandwich
Green Valley Burger
Noodle Bomb Burger
Yogurt Dumplings

“Seven Tea Miles is a charming small business with a warm and cozy atmosphere, reminiscent of Toronto's past. The friendly staff are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their extensive selection of teas and blended tea drinks. The restaurant's unique menu features standout dishes like the potato burger, praised for its juiciness, freshness, and authenticity. The ambiance is inviting, with pillows on every chair and a guitar for customers to play. While opinions on food vary, the peach tea is highly recommended. With its small business charm and welcoming vibe, Seven Tea Miles is a must-visit destination for tea enthusiasts and those seeking a cozy retreat.“

4.7 Superb145 Reviews
Luna Crepes & Cafe Cafe • $
329 March Rd #110, Kanata

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Avocado Italiano Panini
Halloum Cheese & Zaatar Crepe
Egg and Steak Omelette
Egg N' Steak Omelette
Smoked Salmon in Crepe
Vegetable Omelet
Breakfast Panini
Fruity Waffle
Turkey Bacon
Plain Waffle

“Luna Crepes & Cafe is a gem in Ottawa's west end, run by a hardworking and kind family. This hidden gem offers fantastic food, ambiance, and service at an affordable price. Menu highlights include the breakfast panini with roast beef, banana Nutella almond crepe, cookies n cream crepe, and Swiss cheese and mushroom omelette. Enjoy high-quality food at a low price, making it a great spot for brunch and coffee.“

4.8 Superb99 Reviews
Sharpfle Waffle Cafe • $
173 Hinchey Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Strawberry Shortcake Waffle with Latte
Ham Cheese Avocado Sandwich
Turkey Cheese Avocado
Corn & Cheese Waffle
Cinnamon & Sugar
Nutenana Waffle
Nutella Latte
Lotus Cream
Corn Cheese
Oat Latte

“Sharpfle Waffle is a charming small restaurant, ideal for brunch with friendly and prompt service. The menu offers unique dishes, such as sweet potato soup, avocado and ham sandwich, charred corn and cheese, as well as savory and sweet waffles including turkey melt and lotus varieties. The coffee and lattes are also delightful. The staff are kind, welcoming, and contribute to a lovely atmosphere.“

4.8 Superb93 Reviews
Level One Game Pub Cafe • $$
14 Waller St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Nachos with Cheese
Deep-Fried Cajun Perogies
Sweet Chili Thai Nachos
Fried Mac and Cheese
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Chili Cheese Fries
Blueberry Blonde
Level Up Poutine
Classic Burger
Garlic Fries

“Level One Game Pub offers an incredible experience with excellent food and a cozy environment. Guests can enjoy a variety of games while indulging in delicious meals like the Wild West Poutine. The staff is friendly and accommodating, making sure everyone has a great time, whether it's for a quick bite before a show or celebrating a special occasion with friends. With a wide selection of games to choose from, this place is perfect for creating new memories and having a blast with loved ones.“

4.6 Superb168 Reviews
Britannia Coffeehouse​ Cafe • $
273 Britannia Rd, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Cappuccino & Scone
Britannia Brownie
Sugar Cookies
Pumpkin Scone
Maple Latte

“Britannia Coffeehouse offers a great atmosphere with an inviting staff and space. Customers praise the decor, cool trinkets, and the awesome patio area. The menu features delightful options like iced brown sugar lattes, peanut butter cookies, and oat milk mochas, all served with a warm and friendly atmosphere.“

4.7 Superb75 Reviews
Morning Owl - Woodward Cafe • $
1621 Woodward Dr, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Almost Famous Egg Salad
Franky Ranch Club
Chicken Caesar
Italian Club
Veggie Lover
Tuna Melt

“Morning Owl - Woodward is a well-liked coffee shop in the area, known for its excellent Americano and carlington park's proximity. The outdoor tables and community feel make it a great spot for a bite. The chicken bruschetta sandwich is a standout, and their sammies are consistently rated 10/10. The owner's kindness contributes to the welcoming atmosphere. The donuts, coffee, and value are all highly rated. It is considered a top-notch establishment and a great addition to Ottawa.“

4.8 Superb52 Reviews
Union Street Kitchen Café Cafe • $
42 Crichton St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Pesto Brie Apple Sandwich Panini
Beet and Sweet Potato Stratta
Freshly Baked Cookies
Cookie Monster
Golden Latte

“Union Street Kitchen Café offers a cozy and dog-friendly atmosphere, with a menu featuring vegetarian sandwiches, vegan cookies, and gluten-free options. Customers love the homemade-style food, chill vibes, and the presence of a resident dog, "Mickey." While seating is limited, especially in the winter, the café is a beloved local spot known for its high-quality pastries and friendly staff.“

4.7 Superb65 Reviews
Ottawa Bike Cafe Cafe • $
79 Sparks St., Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Breakfast Sandwich
Matcha Latte 12oz
Latte Flavors
Brewed Coffee
Latte 120z

“The Ottawa Bike Cafe offers a warm and sporty atmosphere, perfect for cycling enthusiasts. Visitors can enjoy a coffee break with oat milk and browse the vintage bikes available at good prices. The staff is courteous and the food and drinks are very satisfying, making it a great place to eat and chill with friends.“

4.7 Superb59 Reviews
Green Bean Cafe and Smoothie Bar Cafe • $
1791 Kilborn Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

One Egg Breakfast with Bacon Toast Home Fries and Fruit
Green Bean Breakfast
Salmon Bagel

“Green Bean Cafe and Smoothie Bar is a hidden gem with a great selection of sandwiches and coffee options. The history-style atmosphere, though small, is highly recommended by visitors. The staff is friendly and the cookies are delicious. The cafe offers a wonderful surprise with pleasant music, organic fair trade coffee, and perfectly prepared omelettes filled with fresh ingredients, such as spinach, mushrooms, and cheese. Served with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and a side of tasty beans, along with perfectly cooked bacon. This 10-star cafe is a local favorite for its great service and delicious breakfast options. Highly recommended for a visit!“

4.8 Superb46 Reviews
Pops Paninis Carling Cafe • $
2255 Carling Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Turkey Bacon Ranch Panini
Jalapeno Chicken Panni
Chocolate Chip Cookie
Bread Panini - White
Chicken Pesto Panini
Meat Lovers Panini

“Pops Paninis Carling offers a great selection of tasty Paninis and soups. Customers enjoy the generous portion sizes and complimentary cookies. The turkey and Brie Panini is a favorite, always consistent. The Chicken pesto sandwich and Caesar Salad are fresh and delicious, delivered with care.“

4.7 Superb56 Reviews
Ideal Cafe Cafe • $
176 Dalhousie St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

See Seasonal Drink Board Caramel
Great Place Great Coffee
Breakfast Sandwich
Shot of Espresso
Sweet Scones
Drip Coffee
Pot of Tea
Iced Latte

“Ideal Cafe is a charming, local establishment located in Ottawa's Byward market area. The atmosphere is cool and welcoming, with a laid-back vibe and friendly staff. The cafe offers unique and satisfying breakfast options for both vegetarians and meat-eaters, although the prices are more premium. The menu includes delicious items such as mochaccinos, veggie wraps, and sandwiches, including a highly-rated grilled cheese. While soy and oat milk are currently available, the cafe is encouraged to offer coconut milk to cater to all preferences.“

4.7 Superb55 Reviews
Cosenza bar and cafe Cafe • $
184 Preston St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Cafe Crema and Cannoli
Chocolate Croissant
Omereti Cookies
House White
Bean Salad
Cold Cut

“Cosenza bar and cafe in Ottawa is a top choice for both catering and events. The staff, especially Kevin and Mikayla, are accommodating and friendly. The home-cooked meals, like the Cannolis and Nutella Latte, are delicious and highly recommended. The beautifully decorated patio adds to the enjoyable experience at this cafe. Whether for a casual visit or a special event, Cosenza provides excellent service and food that will leave guests beyond satisfied.“

4.8 Superb43 Reviews

Customers` Favorites

Churro with Dulce De Leche
Traditional Churros 6 Pack
Chocolate Filled Churros
Spanish Hot Chocolate
Dulce De Leche Churros
Mexican Hot Chocolate
Pulled Pork Sandwich
Traditional Churros
Tostadas Cochinita
Classic Churros

“La Catrina Churros + Café Bar + Ice cream ByWard Market offers a delightful array of Mexican street food, including tasty churros and empanadas. The churros are described as crispy, warm, and fresh, while the teas are noted as being pricey for their weak flavor. The restaurant is vegetarian-friendly, but wheelchair accessibility may be a concern due to its bi-level layout and steep stairs. Parking can be tricky in the Byward Market area, so it's recommended to park in a lot and explore the market on foot.“

4.6 Superb67 Reviews
Wise Town Cafe Cafe • $
329A Elgin St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Lemon Lavender Cheesecake
Brown Sugar Iced Latte
Lavender or Rose Latte
Parmesan Leek Pastry
Chocolate Cake
Apple Pie

“Wise Town Cafe offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere with friendly staff. Customers enjoy top-notch desserts like chocolate lava cake and quality coffee, especially the latte. The coffeehouse is well-decorated, sometimes featuring live music, and is full of plants, giving it a greenhouse-like feel. With unique menu options and excellent service, it's a highly recommended spot for a great time and delicious treats.“

4.4 Superb131 Reviews
Cloudforest Coffee Cafe • $
339 Richmond Rd, Ottawa

“Cloudforest Coffee offers an exceptional coffee and culinary experience. The coffee, especially the espresso-based drinks, is fantastic and among the best. The friendly and helpful staff provide excellent service, while the food is equally impressive, bursting with flavor. With a newly renovated cafe and a selection of tea, lattes, and baked treats, Cloudforest Coffee is the place to enjoy impeccable coffee and delicious food.“

4.8 Superb34 Reviews
Oat Couture Oatmeal Cafe (Bank) Cafe • $
1154 Bank St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Sunnyside Breakfast Sandwich
Orange Blossom Mocha
Hangover Bowl
Deli Sandwich
Savory Oatmeal
Coffee Shop
The Oatmeal
Drip Coffee

“Oat Couture Oatmeal Cafe is a cozy and welcoming spot for a productive or relaxing hangout. The cafe offers a calm atmosphere, friendly staff, and reasonable prices. The menu features a unique savory oatmeal dish, which is a standout favorite among customers. The cafe also serves a variety of drinks, including coffee and tea. With its pleasant vibes and great service, Oat Couture Oatmeal Cafe is a great spot to grab a bite or get some work done.“

4.5 Superb74 Reviews
The SconeWitch Cafe • $
150 Elgin St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Lemon Poppyseed Scone with Clotted Cream and Jam
Vanilla Scone with Strawberry Jam
Scone of the Month
Lemon Poppy Seed
Breakfast Scone
blt with Pesto
Ham & Gruyere
Cheddar Scones
Devon Cream

“The SconeWitch is a delightful breakfast spot with a small, but delicious menu. The food is reasonably priced, with impeccable service. The herb and onion scones are buttery and flaky, paired perfectly with the eggwich. The vanilla cream has a fantastic aroma, subtle sweetness, and great coffee selection. A casual downtown gem worth recommending to others.“

4.4 Superb100 Reviews
Drip House Cafe • $$
692 Somerset St W, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Avocado Salmon Toast
Avocado Cheese Toast
Avocado Toast

“Drip House is a restaurant known for its delicious food and inviting atmosphere. A first-time visitor enjoyed a breakfast bowl with scrambled eggs, toast, avocado, onion rings, and spices, calling it one of the tastiest breakfasts they've ever had. A regular customer loves the vegan falafel sandwich and looks forward to new menu items. A recent discovery is the Honey Lavender Latte, perfect for spring, and the Avocado Salmon Toast remains a popular favorite. The staff is friendly, and the modern style of the restaurant adds to its appeal.“

4.5 Superb62 Reviews
Chef Ric's Cafe • $
384 Rideau St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Fresh Ingredients
Assorted Pastries
Taco Bowl
Egg Salad

“Chef Ric's is a restaurant known for its delicious food, prepared by apprentice chefs under the guidance of an experienced chef. The restaurant offers reasonably priced meals, including a $5 lunch option and a "cheap freezer dish". The food is consistently well-prepared and nicely portioned, with standout options like soups. The restaurant also supports a social enterprise and donates to the homeless. Catering services are professional and efficient, making it a popular choice for events and corporate functions.“

4.6 Superb44 Reviews
Oat Couture Oatmeal Cafe (Gladstone) Cafe • $
750 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Gluten Free Nutella Overnight Oats
Deli Panini
Oat Bowl

“Oat Couture Oatmeal Cafe in Gladstone is a charming establishment known for its stylish decor, excellent service, and delicious food. Their oat milk flat white and Valentine's oatmeal bowl are highly praised, as well as their use of De Mello espresso in their Americanos. The deli panini and salted caramel latte are not to be missed. The kitchen manager's touch is evident in the well-prepared dishes, making it a cool spot with a great crew.“

4.5 Superb53 Reviews


Haven Cafe • $
43 Seneca St, Ottawa

“Haven is a charming coffee shop and university bookstore with a delightful ambiance. The coffee is delicious, the music is great, and the space is kept impeccably clean. The staff is incredibly friendly and accommodating, even customizing orders not on the menu. The Tandoori sandwich is a hidden gem, and the vegan options are highly praised.“

4.6 Superb39 Reviews


MCC Cafe • $
200 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Veggie Grilled Cheese
Bacon Grilled Cheese
Turkey Avocado Wrap

“MCC is a gem of a coffee shop that serves fresh coffee made from fair-trade, ethical, and locally roasted beans. The staff provides welcoming customer service, and the menu features amazing soup, vegan and gluten-free options, grilled cheese, and freshly baked goods. The atmosphere is unbeatable, making it a must-visit spot to support local.“

4.6 Superb35 Reviews
Queensview Café Cafe • $
located at south end of building, 2650 Queensview Dr Unit 170, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Country Style Salad
Home Fries Sandwich
Eggs Bacon Sausage
Vegetable Platter
Kafta Wrap Plate
Spinach Omelette
Sandwich Platter
Vegetarian Wrap
Chicken Fingers
Fish and Chips

“Queensview Café is a hidden gem located on the main floor of an office building, offering a surprisingly spacious and inviting ambiance with high ceilings and tall glass windows. This cafeteria-style establishment is open to the public, providing a solid and affordable breakfast menu that caters to both office workers and the general public. The menu features classic breakfast items, such as the full breakfast platter with two eggs, toast, home fries, and a choice of meat, as well as breakfast sandwiches. While the food may not be fancy, it is consistently tasty and well-prepared, with crispy bacon, melted cheese, and nicely seasoned home fries. The coffee is also praised for its quality. Beyond breakfast, Queensview Café also serves a range of lunch options, including burgers, fries, soup, and sandwiches, all at reasonable prices. The café has received high praise for its exceptional service, with friendly and accommodating staff who make visitors feel welcome. The café has also proven to be a convenient and well-equipped venue for events, such as the Annual General Meeting for the Egyptian Canadian Cultural Association of Ottawa, where the management provided excellent organization, a projector and screen, and delicious snacks for the attendees. Overall, Queensview Café is a hidden gem that offers a solid and affordable dining experience, along with a welcoming atmosphere and versatile event space, making it a great choice for both office workers and the general public.“

4.7 Superb27 Reviews
Equator Coffee NAC/CNA Cafe • $
1 Elgin St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Mocha Latte and Chocolate Croissant
Cafe Latte & Cinnamon Roll

“Equator Coffee NAC/CNA is a lovely cafe with a stunning view of the city and Parliament Hill. The cafe has a fantastic team of baristas who craft artistically designed drinks. The staff are polite and friendly, offering a warm welcome to customers. The cafe has a range of coffee offerings and wonderful gluten-free and vegetarian pastries, catering to various dietary needs.“

4.4 Superb58 Reviews
Happy Goat Coffee Co. (Glebe) Cafe • $
734 Bank St, Ottawa

“Happy Goat Coffee Co. in Glebe is a charming small restaurant with a rustic, shabby chic atmosphere. It offers a variety of seating options and is a popular spot for students. The menu includes a $6.75 tofu wrap, which is served with hot sauce for added flavor. The café also offers freshly baked goods, including large peanut butter balls with a light, crunchy interior. The café has an environmentally friendly approach, with drinks made to order and no self-serve counter. Customers can expect good drip coffee and friendly service.“

4.5 Superb40 Reviews
Arlington Five Cafe • $
5 Arlington Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Blackberry and Cream Scone
Classic Breakfast Sandwich
Vegetarian Sandwich
Egg Salad Sandwich
Espresso Housemade
Fresh Baked Goods
Blueberry Muffin

“Arlington Five is a cozy and socially engaged cafe, known for its safe and enjoyable atmosphere. The owner and employees are passionate about coffee, art, and the community. They regularly host pop-ups, showcase new art, and hold community gatherings. The coffee, sourced from a unique top-quality micro-roaster, is widely praised for its exceptional freshness and quality. The cafe also values open and current discussions, making it a welcoming spot for meaningful conversations. Additional amenities include a comfortable bathroom that resembles one found in a luxury hotel.“

4.3 Superb93 Reviews
Bridgehead Cafe • $
2745 Iris St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Pecan Square
Large Cappuccino and Chocolate
Vanilla Cocoa Nutmeg Cinnamon
Cranberry and Apple Scone
Desserts and Sandwiches
Almond Croissant
Raspberry Scone
Seasonal Greens
GF Banana Cake

“Bridgehead is a popular coffee shop with a welcoming atmosphere and friendly baristas serving tasty hot drinks. Located near IKEA in the West End, it offers a variety of vegetarian options and different types of milk for those with dietary restrictions. While lacking chalkboards, it is a great spot to relax with a latte made with the Logdriver Espresso blend and catch up with friends.“

4.4 Superb53 Reviews
The Owl Cafe Cafe • $
1140 Morrison Dr #100, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Cinnamon Buns
Butter Tarts
Soup of The
Fresh Brew

“The Owl Cafe is a charming establishment with a relaxing and calm atmosphere. The service is great, and the food is delicious, offering a variety of healthy snacks. While the coffee may not be to everyone's taste, the cafe is highly kid-friendly and accessible for wheelchair users.“

4.7 Superb23 Reviews
Beandigen Cafe Cafe • $
106-900 Exhibition Way, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Alternative Milks
Drip Coffee

“Beandigen Cafe is a quaint coffee shop with a beautiful space filled with stunning art and handmade crafts by indigenous artists. The friendly and cheerful staff serve high-quality coffee, including the recommended nitro cold brew, and offer dairy-free milk alternatives without an extra charge. The cafe also features a lovely gift shop section and plenty of seating, making it a great spot to relax and enjoy a great cup of coffee.“

4.4 Superb45 Reviews
Anabia Cupcakery Café Cafe • $
3570 Strandherd Dr, Nepean

Customers` Favorites

Gluten Free Cupcakes
Assorted Cupcakes
Portuguese Tarts
Cheecake Cupcake
Regular Cupcakes
Cinnamon Rolls
Cinnamon Buns
Pastry Treats
Drip Coffee

“Anabia Cupcakery Café is a fun and funky spot with delicious food and fantastic service. They offer a variety of treats, including gluten-free cupcakes and scones that are "SO GOOD" and "omg, soooooo good!" The café is a great place to grab a tasty treat or order goodies for an event, with a welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff.“

4.3 Superb64 Reviews
Babylonia Cafe Cafe •
1319 Shillington Ave, Ottawa

“Babylonia Cafe in Ottawa is a serene retreat offering top-notch hookah, tea, and coffee. The ambiance is tranquil and the service is exceptionally warm and welcoming. A must-visit for a unique and relaxing experience.“

4.6 Superb23 Reviews
Hugo Café Cafe • $
399 Bank St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Chocolate Hazelnut Croissant
Strawberry Croissant
Chocolate Croissant

“Hugo Café is a bright and delicious spot on Bank, serving Social Thai meals and offering a warm welcome. The café has a small but cozy atmosphere, with sweet and cute decorations. The pastries are a highlight, with the croissants and basque cheesecake being particularly notable. The croissants come in flavors like pistachio and chocolate, with the chocolate being a standout.“

4.3 Superb56 Reviews
RAW at Spa Cafe Cafe • $
18 Murray St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

PB Açai Bowl
PB Crunch

“RAW at Spa Cafe offers a unique Poached Eggs with Salmon Brunch, described as a delightful breakfast sushi experience. The location on Murray Street is nestled in a beautiful area, perfect for a walk. The little gem coffee shop also serves delicious breakfast bowls, with many vegan and vegetarian options. Enjoy your meal on the calm terrace, known for leaving guests full of energy.“

4.6 Superb22 Reviews
Cafe Cristal Cafe • $
240 Kennevale Dr, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Chocolate Banana Strawberry Crepe
Apple Caramel Crepes
Morning Glory Crepe
Coffee and Dessert
Steak and Eggs
Cheese Crepe
Plain Crepe
Iced Latte
High Tea

“Cafe Cristal is a highly recommended restaurant in Ottawa, known for its delicious coffee and food. The spacious, classy, and clean interior, along with friendly and attentive service, makes it a great spot for various tastes. The menu has a variety of options, attracting a wide range of customers. It can get quite busy, so it's recommended to be aware of limited parking. During a visit in November 2024, the owner or manager warmly welcomed first-time visitors with a complimentary cake, contributing to an enjoyable experience.“

4.2 Good104 Reviews
Stella Luna Gelato Cafe Cafe • $
1103 Bank St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Pistachio and Hazelnut Gelato
Gourmet Waffle Cone
Lemoncello Gelato
Gelato Ice Cream
White Chocolate
Artisan Gelato
Rhubarb Sorbet
Butter Pecan

“Stella Luna Gelato Cafe offers a delightful experience with its variety of foods and drinks. Scones, such as chocolate pecan and blueberry apple cinnamon, are a highlight. The cafe also serves stuffed focaccia and a range of baked goods, including cookies and brownies. Rich hot chocolate and gelato are popular choices.“

4.2 Good99 Reviews
Byward Café Cafe • $
55 Byward Market Square, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Brie Cheese & Roasted Red Peppers Panini
Brie Sandwich and Chicken Sandwich
Prosciutto and Provolone Sandwich
Spinach Quiche & Salad Combo
Greek Salad & Potato Salad
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Caramel Chocolate Cake
Take Away Cappuccino
Almond Croissant
Butter Croissant

“Byward Café, located in the heart of Ottawa, offers a variety of high-quality breakfast options, delicious coffee, and amazing red velvet cake and pastries. Customers praise the exceptional service, reasonable prices, and bright atmosphere with plenty of windows. The family-owned café is a favorite spot for many, thanks to the fresh and top-notch ingredients used in their dishes.“

4.2 Good73 Reviews
3Cents Resto & Cafe Cafe • $
3-1940 Bank St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Foul Medames and Pan Bread Pudding
Signature Iced Latte
Shackshoka Platter
Chocolate Parata
Nutella Flatbread
Liver and Onions
Sweet Flatbread
Berry Smoothies
Sugar Crystals
Eggs and Meat

“3Cents Resto & Cafe is a surprisingly cozy restaurant with a nice interior, decorated with ethnic Yemeni motifs and pictures on the walls. The seating includes floor cushions, and there are antique artifacts adding to the decor. It is wheelchair accessible. The food at 3Cents Resto & Cafe has been praised by visitors. One customer enjoyed their egg platter, which consisted of scrambled eggs with tomatoes, onions, and spices. Another customer tried the Chai Adani, a sweet tea with milk and spices, and found it to be amazing. The restaurant also serves Adani chai, which was cooked well and had a creamy and flavorful taste. However, there were some issues with the kunafa, a Middle Eastern dessert. One customer found it to be reheated, dry, and not fresh, and left it mostly uneaten. The price of $12 for a piece of kunafa was also mentioned as disappointing. The customer service at 3Cents Resto & Cafe has been highly rated. One customer mentioned the staff's attentiveness and friendliness, and another customer found the service to be exceptional and added an extra layer of enjoyment to their visit. Overall, 3Cents Resto & Cafe offers a nice atmosphere, good food, and attentive customer service. However, there is room for improvement in the quality of some dishes.“

4.2 Good72 Reviews
Bello E Buono Caffè Italiano Cafe • $
777 Gladstone Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Zeppole Di San Giuseppe
Panini Sandwiches
Nutella Espresso

“Bello E Buono Caffè Italiano is a hidden gem in Ottawa that serves delicious Italian food and excellent coffee. The restaurant's hospitality and customer service are top-notch, making visitors feel like family. The menu features mouthwatering pastries, homemade desserts, and savory dishes like pasta and arancini. The cannoli is a must-try, with its crunchy pastry and thick, creamy filling. The restaurant's cozy atmosphere is reminiscent of traditional Italian cafes, complete with a warm and inviting interior. Although it may be a bit hard to reach without a car, the trip is worth it for a taste of Italy in Canada. With limited parking spots available, visitors may need to look for free street parking nearby. Overall, Bello E Buono is perfect for any occasion, from date nights to girls' nights out, and is highly recommended for its delicious food and excellent service.“

4.6 Superb17 Reviews
Café Qui Pense Cafe • $
204 Main St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Salted Caramel Latte
Espresso and Pastry
Fall Spice Latte
Italian Soda

“Café Qui Pense is a charming and cozy restaurant, located next to a mystical store. It offers delicious coffee, the best scones in the city, and other baked goods. With friendly and speedy service, it's a gem and a staple of the community, perfect for a quick snack or people-watching at the front window.“

4.3 Superb32 Reviews
Lollo Salads & Coffee Cafe • $$
60 George St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Nicoise Sicilian Salad Nicoise
Butter Pecan Shortbread
Sicilian Superfood Salad
Cali-Brese Tempeh Salad
Breakfast Salad
Antipasto Salad
Lemon Salad

“Lollo Salads & Coffee offers a pleasant dining experience with a focus on fresh salads and a diverse international wine selection. The restaurant has a unique layout, allowing for comfortable seating at the bar with a view of the Byward Market. The menu features a variety of vegetarian options, and the staff provides friendly service. The restaurant also offers a selection of desserts and snacks to go.“

4.2 Good52 Reviews
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Cafe • $$
1130 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

The Classic Eggs Benedict
California Egg Benny
French Toast Platter
Buttermilk Pancakes
The Classic Benedict
Big Country Skillet
Breakfast Potatoes
Garden Salad
Hash Browns
Deep Fried

“Perkins Restaurant & Bakery is a reliable spot for a satisfying meal. The restaurant maintains a clean atmosphere, including spotless washrooms. Service is friendly and attentive, with servers delivering food quickly and as ordered. The menu offers a great selection at fair prices, with generous portions and delicious breakfast options. The ambiance is welcoming and reminiscent of an American diner.“

4.1 Good145 Reviews
Morning Owl Laurier Cafe • $
219 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa

“Morning Owl Laurier is a hidden gem for those seeking a quiet spot to work or enjoy a delicious meal. The friendly staff welcomes you with a tempting display of sandwiches and treats. The breakfast sandwich could use a little more flavor, but the lunch options are mouthwatering. Vegetarian and gluten-free choices are available, along with a variety of milk alternatives for coffee. The highlight is the skilled new barista who serves top-notch food and coffees. Whether you're grabbing a quick bite or settling in for work, this cozy spot is a must-visit.“

4.3 Superb30 Reviews
Chai talks Coffee & Tea • $
1081 Carling Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Cheese Bread Pakora 2 Pieces
Crispy Chicken Burger Halal
Butter Chicken Poutine Veg
Saffron & Pistachio Lassi
Saffron & Pistachio Shake
Cracker Bowl or Chaat
O-Ring Street Burger
Crispy Paneer Burger
Samosa Bowl or Chaat
Butter Chicken Bowl

“Chai Talks offers a delightful dining experience with its fresh and delicious food. The staff is known for their exceptional kindness, politeness, and patience in addressing customers' inquiries. The restaurant is particularly praised for its mouthwatering chicken burger, which one customer described as the best they've ever had. Customers also enjoy the restaurant's affordable prices and the convenience of validated parking. While the service can be a bit slower at times, the outcome is fresh, hot food that is worth the wait. Overall, Chai Talks is an amazing spot for satisfying late-night cravings and provides great value for your money.“

4.1 Good122 Reviews
Jackson Café Cafe • $
10 Daly Ave, Ottawa

“Jackson Café offers a beautiful and calm atmosphere, with kind service available in English and French. Enjoy excellent chocolatines, lattes, and other pastries, or try their hearty beef ragu soup and fresh americanos. The coffee shop provides a quiet space for studying and easy access to an art gallery.“

4.3 Superb26 Reviews
DreamLand Cafe Italian • $$
262 Preston St, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Truffle Mac and Cheese
Truffle Mushroom Mac
Cheesy Garlic Bread
Pesto Linguini
Caesar Salad

“DreamLand Cafe is a delightful restaurant with delicious food and friendly staff. It is recommended to book a reservation in advance due to its small size. The pasta dishes, such as "A Lil' Loaded Mac" and "Rosey & Spicy," are popular choices. The "Creamy Pesto" and puttanesca sauces are also highly recommended. The cafe offers starters like ceasar salad, and the capers in the puttanesca are a highlight. Although the restaurant is small, the atmosphere is cozy and enjoyable. One suggestion for improvement is to add a carpet at the entrance to prevent slipping on wet floors.“

4.6 Superb161 Reviews
Cafe 1274 Cafe • $$
1274 Carling Ave, Ottawa

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Parmesan
Fish and Chips
Steak Sandwich
Onion Rings

“Cafe 1274 is a hidden gem that offers a delightful dining experience. From the Chicken Parm to the Fish and Chips, the menu features a variety of superb dishes. The owner and the bartender provide exceptional hospitality, making it a top choice for a great meal and a refreshing drink.“

4.2 Good33 Reviews
Red Dot Cafe Cafe • $$
5673 Osgoode Main St, Osgoode

Customers` Favorites

Chicken Parmigiana
Prime Rib Steak
Fish and Chips
Eggs Benedict

“The Red Dot Cafe offers a pleasant dining experience with a variety of fresh and tasty food options. The Caesar salad with added grilled chicken and chicken Caesar wrap are among the recommended dishes. The service is commendable, with attentive staff and management. The restaurant has a clean and cozy atmosphere, and provides ample free parking. However, there have been occasional issues with food preparation, such as a steak served undercooked and a wrap missing its usual dressing.“

4.1 Good66 Reviews
Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar Cafe • $
1073 Bank St, Ottawa

“Black Squirrel Books & Espresso Bar is a charming bookstore cafe, perfect for book lovers and those seeking a cozy study spot. With a varied customer base, great coffee, and a unique ambiance, it's ideal for reading, browsing books, or even a casual date. The selection of books is impressive, offering a better variety than larger bookstores, and the prices are reasonable. Just be prepared to wait for a seat during peak hours, as the limited seating can fill up quickly. Whether you're looking for a quiet reading nook or a place to work, this eclectic spot is worth a visit.“

4.8 Superb69 Reviews