The moment we’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Ottawa’s patios just opened this past weekend so it’s the perfect time to head down to these vibe-y restaurants to celebrate their re-openings!
This funky restaurant located in ByWard Market has a huge rooftop patio where you can enjoy lively music, fun cocktails and delicious bites. Atari’s slogan, Play With Food and Drink, makes this patio a prime spot to watch the city come back to life and have a good time.
Address: 297 Dalhousie Street
Hours: 2pm – 2 am
The Moon Room
One of Ottawa’s favourite cocktail bars, the Moon Room has a garden terrace and aesthetic side lane patio for you to check out this week. Their tapas, delicious cocktails and great wine make this restaurant ideal for a night out with friends.
Address: 442 Preston Street
Hours: 1pm – 2am
Looking for a more relaxed patio experience? El Camino has a fantastic picnic table set up outside their food truck on Elgin or you can try their rooftop patio in ByWard Market. Here you can feast on all the tacos and chips and guacamole your heart desires, all with a killer margarita in hand.
Address: 380 Elgin Street or 81a Clarence Street
Hours: 12pm – 9pm
This upscale New-York style gastropub boasts some of the most delicious bites in the city. Even better, their stunning patio has the most beautiful hanging plants and lights that make the atmosphere almost as lovely as the food.
Address: 337 Somerset Street
Hours: 4pm – 2am
Social Ottawa has one of the most beautiful patios in the city. Their cobblestone courtyard is a fantastic spot to enjoy their extensive cocktails list and indulge in their happy hour, 3pm – 5pm, for discounts on little bites.
Address: 537 Sussex Drive
Hours: 11am – late