Walk, drive, bus, or bike, the Savour Ontario Kitchen has prepared the perfect downtown Ottawa Day trip!
Couple your Capital’s sightseeing and shopping with some of the areas’ most unique eateries, parlours, grocers, and more…
360 Laurier Ave W
For the past 10 years and counting Gooneys has been serving their locals and visitors with a warm and welcoming atmosphere and of course, delicious dishes. From all day breakfast, to sandwiches galore, their cultural Latin cuisine is brought to life. You can’t forget the most important meal of the day, best served with fresh Ontario dairy from a cheesy breakfast sandwich and a creamy slice of Tres Leches... because it’s never too early for a treat!?
792 Bank St
After a stroll through the most vibrant sector of Canada’s capital, visiting sights and shops galore, Il Negozio Nicastro is sure the cure the appetite you’ve worked up! This specialty grocer not only lets you take the best of Canadian-Italian culture away with you but is also home to an in-house espresso bar and lunch menu. Their delicious cappuccinos topped with fresh Ontario milk can be paired alongside their signature grilled focaccia sandwiches and assorted prepared meals, featuring artisanal Ontario cheeses and in-house roasted and smoked meats.
477 Bank St
Ready for a treat? We thought so! This small batch ice cream shop carries some of Ottawa’s most unique flavours by partnering with local farmers, brewers, jam makers, and roasters for a true local ecology experience – favourites include Hong Kong Milk Tea, White Rabbit, and Lime Leaf with Fresh Mint! Many of Moo Shu’s craziest flavours rotate monthly to evoke gastronomic creativity amongst their makers and excitement for customers.
34 Byward Market Square
True to its name, The House of Cheese is a one-stop-shop for all your artisanal Ontario cheese wants and needs. Their selection is truly unmatched with over 50 rotating varieties of domestic cheeses and almost double that of imported options. With help from their knowledgeable cheese mongers, you’re sure to craft the perfect cheeseboard. Looking to up your game? Take a look at their equipment for sale including Girolle cheese slicers or Raclette party favourites!
The final stop. Jacobsons is one of Ottawa’s most popular purveyors of fine foods and artisanal grocery items, being the perfect destination for all your cheeseboard or charcuterie accoutrements. After a visit to the House of Cheese, stock up on your fresh produce and spreadable, crunchy, and chewy board additions. While wandering, you may even get sucked back in by their own impressive artisanal cheese section, with options from makers like Gunn’s Hill, Glengarry, Stonetown, and more!