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Drinks & nightlife in Ottawa

Casino
“The Casino Lac Leamy is so Instagram worthy! The casino is constantly hosting fun theme nights where they have photobooths where you can take the best photos. They have done everything from cowboys to the swinging 50s, so make sure to plan ahead to see when the next theme night is so you can capture the fun on your Instagram feed.”
55 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Right next-door to Datsun, contemporary Mexican plates! There’s even a take-out window if you’re on the go”
83 locals recommend
Pub
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“BEER BIBLE. Good food too.... lol. I spend several months travelling Europe and a huge portion of that time was spent in Belgium. The Kingdom of Beer. It has been impossible to find certain beers I had over there, that is until I went to Pub Italia. They have the Beer Bible which is a fairly exhaustive list of any kind of beer you could possible want. The best part is they are all imported and stored on site, so they get that extra aging time if no one is ordering them. The pizza here is also really quite good and I've hear good things about the pasta dishes too.”
44 locals recommend
Diner
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“Renting canoes, kayaks, peddle-boats, and paddle-boards at Dow's Lake is a great way to explore the canal all the way into downtown Ottawa.”
45 locals recommend
Pub
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“Fun vibe - a great place for cocktails and apres ski drinks + a great patio in the summertime.”
42 locals recommend
Bar
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“I recommend because it is a combination of good beer, , great food,good music and great ambiance!”
49 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“My favorite place to go for a Burger! It is in Ottawa located in the Byward Market”
59 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Our seating is predominantly communal. It's okay to talk to people. Join us for a meal and sit beside your best friend or a total stranger. LOCATION 315 Somerset Street W. Ottawa, ON K2P 0J8”
51 locals recommend
Bar
“For drinks with friends, weekend brunch or a late night adventure, this place has it all !”
43 locals recommend
Pub
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“You can't throw a stone without hitting a pub in Ottawa. Large patio, decent food, nice decor. Very close by. ”
12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great bar to go for a drink with friends. Big patio, good music and lots of fun.”
26 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great restaurant right at Lansdowne park. Great restaurants and walk down bank street to see all the city has to offer. ”
12 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Great local spot for cocktails and snacks. Cozy spot with a great vibe that caters to locals in the 25-40 age range.”
39 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Consistently excellent food, drinks and service, at the heart of the Hintonburg arts scene.”
49 locals recommend
Arcade
“Drinks yes, but also arcade games and pinball. Plus fantastic perogies to top it all off. ”
31 locals recommend
Pub
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“Everything here is made in house, fresh. Lots of local craft beers to choose from, and an excellent ambiance! This is our absolute favorite for weekend brunch !”
34 locals recommend