A large dining table inside the Lord Elgin Hotel topped with wine classes and a white table cloth and brown wooden chairs along the sides. To the side of the room there is a wine cabinet.

For those that love good food....

Ottawa has truly upped its game when it comes to choices for great food and drink!

The great news for guests is that Elgin Street and the surrounding area are full of choices for those looking for a variety of choices of cuisine – for all tastes and budgets!

FOODIE TOURS:

In addition to great eateries, you can take a wonderful culinary tour and cooking classes with C’est Bon Cooking or a tour of local Craft Breweries with Brew Donkey Tours.

RESTAURANTS:

Just recently, Eight Ottawa restaurants made it to the top 100 best restaurants in the country and many are within walking distance of the Hotel.  See the list here:  https://ottawatourism.ca/en/ottawa-insider/8-ottawa-restaurants-make-list-canada-s-100-best-restaurants?gad=1

Here are some of our favorites nearby:

Near and around Elgin Street:

Street view of the Lord Elgin Hotel with the Ottawa Parliament buidling in the backdrop.

Grill 41 @ Lord Elgin Hotel – 6:30am – 11pm

Pure Kitchen on Elgin | Vegetarian / 340 Elgin St  | 11:30am – 10pm

Whalesbone | Seafood / 231 Elgin Street | 11:30am – 10pm

Riviera Ottawa | High-end Canadian / 62 Sparks St | 5pm – 11pm

Beckta Dining | Fine Dining / 150 Elgin St | 5pm – 9pm

North and Navy | Northern Italian / 226 Nepean St | 5pm – 10pm

Johnny Farina | Italian / 216 Elgin Street | 11:30am – 10:30pm

Zak’s Diner | Family | 220 Elgin Street |  7am – 11pm

Arlo Wine & Restaurant | 340 Somerset St W. | 5:30 pm – 10:30pm

Rabbit Hole | Craft Cocktail & Bistro Eats / 208 Sparks St | noon – 2am

Aiana | Fine Dining / 50 O’Connor St | 11 am – 11pm

Al’s Steakhouse | Steak and Seafood / 327 Elgin St | 10am – 11pm

Harmons Steakhouse / 283 Elgin St | 5pm – 10:30pm

Gitanes | French / 361 Elgin St | 5:30pm – 11pm

El Camino | Tacos /  380 Elgin St | 5:30pm – 11pm

Fauna | Canadian | 425 Bank St | 5pm – 1am

Sansotei Ramen | 153 Bank St | 11am – 10 pm

Japanese Village | 170 Laurier | 5pm – 9:30pm

Stolen Goods | Cocktail Bar | 106 Sparks St | 6pm – 2am

Datsun | Asian Fusion Datsun | Asian Fusion / 380 Elgin St | 5pm – 11pm

Trofi | Mediterranean Cuisine / 343 Somerset St W. | 5pm – 10pm

Thali | Indian / 136 R. O’Connor St | 11am – 3 pm and 4:40pm – 9pm

Citizen | 207 Gilmore St | 5:30pm – 10pm 380 Elgin St | 5pm – 11pm

Byward Market:

Byward Market in Downtown Ottawa. The streets are busy and lit with neon and shine

Play Food + Wine / 1 York St | 11:30 am – 2pm and 5pm – 10pm

Restaurant e18hteen | 18 York St | 4:30pm – 10pm

Bier Markt | 155 Queen St | 11:30 am – 9pm

The Brig Pub | Elevated Pub Grub | 23 York St | noon – 2am

Tomo | Japanese | 109 Clarence St | 5pm -11pm

Luxe Bistro| Steakhouse | 47 York St | 11:30am – 10pm

Starling | Cocktail | 54 York St | 11am – 1am

Social Restaurant + Lounge / 537 Sussex Dr | noon – midnight

Side Door | Tapas and Tacos + Wine / 18b York St | noon – 10pm

Metropolitan | French Raw Bar / 700 Sussex Dr | 11:30am – 10pm

Fairouz | Middle Eastern / 15 Clarence St | 5pm – 10pm

Brunch:

Jax | Brunch / 479 Bronson Ave | 8:30am – 2pm

HeadQuarters / 115 Clarence St | 10am- 5pm

King Eddy / 47 Clarence St | 8am – 10pm

Wilf and Ada’s / 510 Bank St | 8:30am – 2pm

The Vanitea Room / 551 Somerset St. W | 10am – 3pm