The 18 Essential Ottawa Restaurants

May 18, 2017

Where to find adventurous French fare, delicious meats, and natural wines in Canada’s capital city

Canada’s capital city has long been maligned as stodgy, no fun, and filled with “dull bureaucrats and policy wonks,” says Eater Montreal editor Tim Forster. But that reputation is beginning to seem out of date. In recent years, the city’s creative industries have gained prominence, and the food scene in Ottawa and Gatineau, Ottawa’s twin city just across the river, has grown rapidly, thanks in part to those bureaucrats “with money to spend on nice things.”

Now, visitors to Ottawa can find locavore eats