8 Incredible New Ottawa Restaurants That Opened In 2022

Check them out this winter!

Staff Writer
Woman drinking a cocktail by a flower wall. Right: Table of seafood and appetizers.

Woman drinking a cocktail by a flower wall. Right: Table of seafood and appetizers.

A bunch of new restaurants opened in Ottawa in 2022 and you can get everything from brunch to bowls of ramen and pasta.

If you're looking for something different to try on your next night out, here are eight new restaurants in Ottawa that you can dine at this winter.

Starling

Price: 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Contemporary Canadian

Address: 54 York St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can grab craft cocktails and contemporary eats in this restaurant which has a dining area and a long bar. It's housed in one of Ottawa's oldest buildings downtown and the bird theme allows you to enjoy your meal in a cage-style booth.

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Tirweka

Price: 💸 - 💸💸

Cuisine: Middle Eastern brunch

Address: 473 Hazeldean Rd., Unit 9, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can travel the world by visiting this Middle Eastern restaurant that offers home-style brunch dishes. It's a bright colourful space with an accent wall that has a swing you can sit on and grab an Instagram-worthy shot.

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Kimonos

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Japanese-inspired fusion

Address: 3987 Riverside Dr., Unit 7, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: This new restaurant lounge serves classic Asian cuisine with a twist and you can enjoy meals like ramen and poké bowls.

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J'TM Resto Bar

Price: 💸💸 - 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Haitian Fusion

Address: 101 Clarence St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy meals like blackened chicken, pan-seared salmon, and brunch chicken and waffles in a trendy restaurant that turns into a club with a party atmosphere on weekend evenings.

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Angelina

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Italian

Address: 5530 Manotick Main St., Unit 2&4, Manotick, ON

Why You Need To Go: This elegant restaurant serves Italian eats from a variety of regions in Italy. You can sip on fun, colourful cocktails including sparkling wine that looks like glitter.

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Dhruvees Restaurant 

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Indian, Sri Lankan, Malaysian and Indonesian

Address: 18 Beechwood Ave., Vanier, ON

Why You Need To Go: Using fresh, local ingredients when possible, this restaurant considers itself a culinary journey that follows historical Spice Routes to the present day. The selection of menu options changes from season to season.

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Dessert First

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Baked goods & dessert

Address: 350 Bay St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can order custom cakes from this boutique bakery or pop by for a sweet treat. You'll also find fresh bread and all-day breakfast sandwiches.

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Cadena

Price: 💸💸- 💸💸💸

Cuisine: Spanish

Address: 385 Richmond Rd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: This restaurant relocated to the Westboro neighbourhood in 2022 and you'll think you're dining in Spain with the variety of tapas and paella on the menu.

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Megan Johnson
Staff Writer
Megan Johnson was a Staff Writer for Narcity Canada's Ontario Desk focused on new netflix shows in Canada and things to do in Ottawa. She is based in Ottawa, Ontario.
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