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May 17, 2010 08:39 PM

any recommended restaurants in OTTAWA?

Hi, Im heading to Ottawa for 2 days. Any famous restaurants there??? like you can try the food you just cant have elsewhere!

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  1. Try Sweetgrass aboriginal bistro


    The Wellington Gastopub

    Have a Shwarma or go for some poutine too if you get a chance.

    Beavertail pastries in the Market are also a local specialty.

    108 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N5M6, CA

    85 Murray St, Ottawa, ON K1N5M5, CA

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    1. re: salsailsa

      We thoroughly enjoyed the Wellington Gastropub. A little bit out of the way, but worth the drive.

    2. Bekta is probably the most consistent- innovative yet not over the top or pretentious- choice.

      Not cheap but worth it; balance that out by saving money on shawarma- Marroush, 309 Elgin St- down the stairs- often referred to as the Shawarma Nazi (after Seinfeld's soup nazi); Pho is also very good and cheap in Ottawa- many places on Somerset- the Vietnam Palace is a little nicer than most- and no MSG.

      Vietnam Palace
      819 Somerset St W, Ottawa, ON K1R6R4, CA

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      1. re: weinerdog

        I second Beckta. It is not cheap, but worth every penny. I would recommend the wine pairing with your meal; the wines really enhanced our food when we dined there.

        226 Nepean St, Ottawa, ON K2P0B8, CA

      2. I am also headed for Ottawa and am looking for some suggestions for a resto that might please my 90 year old mom. Do any of the major hotels have a decent meal? Chateau or Westin? What do you think of Le Cafe or Juniper?

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