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Sparks Street Mall

2 - 151 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E3, Canada
+1 613-230-0984
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Street closed to traffic, nice for a relaxed stroll.

I was expecting to be wowed by the shopping opportunities, but I wasn't. There are some nice... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
APR334
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Winnipeg
A lovely evening Walk!

The Sparks St. Mall, is a great Place to walk and exercise! There is little in this lovely space! A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MASH16
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2 - 151 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5E3, Canada
Byward Market Area
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I was expecting to be wowed by the shopping opportunities, but I wasn't. There are some nice souvenir shops and a few galleries, plus some watering holes. Perhaps the atmosphere was overwhelmed by the Rib-Fest event.

Thank APR334
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sparks St. Mall, is a great Place to walk and exercise! There is little in this lovely space! A lot of empty shops, offices and construction! A number of restaurants, but basically a good spot to walk and take in the old buildings!

Thank MASH16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy area. Was worth the visit. Quite a few restaurants and high end shops here. Very clean sidewalks and patios.

Thank WaltersRevenge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hung out here for Canada 150. It's pretty much a pedestrian street except when they transform it for special events. It was packed at Canada 150. Easy to get an outdoor tables with some drinks. A lot of fun.

Thank Chiovitti
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This place has unfortunately fallen onto somewhat hard times in recent years, with construction resulting in a lot of boarded-up shops, and the ones that are left are not particularly interesting. That said, it is a great place to stroll down at lunchtime on a...More

Thank martinottawa
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This pedestrian mall bills itself on being unique, and while it is a bit of a stretch compared to some European cities, it is a nice area of the city for a walk, and for being in centretown, there is often enough something going on...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Pedestrian Street that is used for various festivals and special events, on regular days it is nothing special. With the constant construction it has been rather pointless for the last few years and during 150 it still has construction going on so festivals will be...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I love a good stroll down Sparks Street day or night it is very safe. Ice cream parlors, restaurants and sidewalk buskers. Musicians, mimes and magicians very exciting environment.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Shopped at this chic, fun, women's clothing store twice. I have been very pleased both times with the personal service and my Joseph Ribkoff dresses I purchased. A2 pret a porter carries Joseph Ribkoff, Frank Lyman clothing and also a few other designer lines. The...More

1  Thank Lynn N
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It's nice to get from A to B on pedestrian mall without cars but the main feature seems to be outdoor restaurant patios in summer and a few well restored old buildings.

Thank Andrew B
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