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Courtyard Restaurant

21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-241-1516
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed lunch at Courtyard Restaurant. Seated promptly. Decor is warm and rustic. Very clean. Service was excellent, waiter was friendly, charming, and attentive - bringing out extra spoons and forks when he heard me offering bites of my food to family. Food was delicious. I...More

Thank SLMPP
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have our wedding at Courtyard because the venue was gorgeous with it's old brick and the wedding coordinator Cynthia was incredibly organized and invested (I'm someone who doesn't love weddings so I appreciated her knowledge). Everything leading up to the day was...More

Thank Alyssa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just had both our wedding ceremony and reception at the Courtyard Restaurant downtown Ottawa and have nothing but gratitude and fabulous feedback for the event, wedding planner Cynthia, food, and ambiance. The wedding went off without a hitch (there was only...More

Thank katieabrown02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little pricey, but worth it, the food is excellent. Tucked away, but once you find it you'll know it! Superb service!

Thank TheElegantGourmet
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I always like eating in the courtyard surrounded by 1840-1860 era buildings. It's away from traffic, and always a treat in ambience. We had not been at theCourtyard for a few years, and found the food still consistently excellent. The trout mouse appetizer was full...More

Thank BigFunCanada
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband had a wedding celebration here on the August long weekend 2017. I would like to start off saying Cynthia, the senior event planner, is absolutely incredible. She made this day so easy for us and we truly appreciate all her hard...More

Thank Chevonne O
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I got married at the Courtyard Restaurant a few weekends ago and I can't say enough about my experience. Cythia is a gem, she's professional and definitely knows what she's doing. I described my vision to her for my wedding and she made it happen...More

Thank DeFrancoDavis
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We were married here on August 5 and had the most amazing day! Cynthia the senior event coordinator thinks of every detail to make sure you have the most incredible experience! The staff are amazing as well. Although there were 5 weddings the same weekend...More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It is lovely to sit outside in the quiet courtyard just off the busy Byward Market. There is a limited menu at lunch but the food is excellent. Fresh baked bread, a good drink selection starts your meal. Let them know if you are on...More

Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I've only ever had braised short ribs. But The Courtyard offers them grilled, along with an assortment of grilled veggies. Not fall off the bone tender, but more like a steak and very flavorful. Attentive service and a lovely environment. Minor quibbles were a few...More

Thank yellowlabmom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$32 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-241-1516
Description
For over 35 years our fine cuisine and charming atmosphere have made us a favorite destination for special events, family gatherings and corporate occasions. Experience downtown Ottawa dining at its best!
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