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.
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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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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.