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This cafe is by far one of my favourite hidden gems in the city. It has the most stunning views of downtown Ottawa, as well as delicious foods to snack on. With midterm season in full effect it is so incredibly hard to find a quiet place to study on campus. Anyone that goes to UOttawa knows that FSS is always packed and to get a spot in DMS you have to hover over people while they leave. 

If you're on the hunt for a perfect place to chill out and study with your friends, look no further. My good friend introduced me to this gem this year and I am forever grateful. This cafe is located in central downtown and it is pretty hard to find. 

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You know the drill. It's Thursday evening, and your phone is blowing up with notifications from your group chat, trying to make plans for the upcoming weekend. We all know how impossible it can be to make plans in a group chat, but what makes it even worse is when you all have different interests.

It's bound to happen in every friend group; one person is always down to get reckless and dance, another just wants to get drunk on a patio, and someone else is down for something super lowkey, casual. How can such different people agree on plans?

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Ottawa locals love to make the city sound like the most magical place on earth to make up for the 'government city' stereotype. To be completely honest I am guilty of doing this exact thing. I am the person that takes something overrated and runs with it because it's something unique to Ottawa only.

Most of the things that are overrated are things we locals have all done at least once. For any tourists, you should for sure do these overrated things, just to say you've done it. The underrated things just don't get enough credit for being so wonderful. 

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In my opinion, you can never have too many lowkey cafe's in Ottawa. With so many hidden gems popping up all across the city, this is just another one to add to your bucket list. Head to this adorable cafe and enjoy a coffee with some sweet treats.

Whether you're planning your next BFF hang out or just want to be solo and do some reading, this cafe is perfect for anything. Union Street Cafe is 100% worth visiting if you're looking for a place where you can hideaway for a bit.

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Ottawa is home to so many couples always trying to find something fun to do in the government capital of Canada. Although it may seem tricky there are so many options to choose from!

READ MORE: 16 Ottawa Date Ideas That Aren’t Just Dinner And A Movie

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