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Address: 55 By Ward Market Sq, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9C3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-562-3325
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ESTABLISHED by Lt-Col. John By in 1826, the ByWard Market is one of...

ESTABLISHED by Lt-Col. John By in 1826, the ByWard Market is one of Canada's oldest and largest public markets. The legendary builder of the Rideau Canal, Colonel By himself laid out the street plan of the Market, designating George Street and York Street to be extra wide to accommodate the creation of a public market and gathering place.

WITHIN an area roughly four blocks square, you'll find museums, cafes, specialty food shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, pubs, hair & aesthetics salons and more! Easily accessible on foot, by transit or by car, the ByWard Market offers a unique experience for all.

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So many choices to eat

Well the byword market is a must see flowers,fresh veggies,little shops and lots of restaurants,the atmosphere is amazing,lots of people buying arts and crafts. Take your choice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Wallaceburg, Canada
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Wallaceburg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well the byword market is a must see flowers,fresh veggies,little shops and lots of restaurants,the atmosphere is amazing,lots of people buying arts and crafts. Take your choice Italian,fish,shrimp burgers everything is there heir nightlife in the market is good too lots of students.

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Port Dover, Ontario, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting to walk through and check out all of the shops. Numerous restaurants to check out as well. Worth the stop.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I think telling people that the Byward Market is a "must" stop in Ottawa is not really that fair. If you visit Ottawa you probably should (or will) visit the market because it's in the center of the city and a place surrounded by attractions. There are a few good restaurants in the market, a few decent shops, but not... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this location has everything you will need. Restaurants of all types you will easily find something you like here. Convenient location but city parking can make it hard to get close to the store or restaurant you wish to visit.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the most popular attractions in Ottawa, don't miss the famous Byward market! Browse unique shops and get some great, authentic food! Definitely recommend.

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must return in the summer to give this a fair chance. I hear there are farmers at the market then. When I was just there a mega construction project made it very noisy, the stalls were touristy, and the food stalls were unappealing. The highlight was The Beavertails stall just outside the market. That was authentic and delicious.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

you can find food, and stores. There are a lot of restaurants, but you have to check the menu, because they change the menu./ Puedes encontrar comidas y tiendas. Los menus varian dependiendo del horario.

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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I can remember when you could still buy live chickens and rabbits at Ottawa's centre town market. That's all gone now of course. Although you can still find a few fruit and vegetable stalls on one side street the original market building has been over taken by coffee bars and fast food restaurants. Most of the greater market area is... More 

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Winchester, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So much fun to stroll up and down the market streets. So many vendors, selling everything from Maple syrup (which had great prices), T-Shirts, Lovely fruits and vegetables, jewelry, and other handmade trinkets. The streets are very clean and the people are extremely friendly. Prices are good. Support your local farmers and shop at the ByWard Market.

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and myself spent a wonderful sunny September morning browsing though the shops and vegetable stalls of Byward Market. It is an Ottawa landmark which any visitor to Ottawa should put on their must visit and taste list. There were numerous colourful displays of seasonal produce from local farms plus many food kiosks and restaurants serving up flavourful and... More 

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