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Courtyard Restaurant

21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-241-1516
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“gnocchi” (12 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Canadian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Decided on Courtyard for a more upscale brunch option. Interesting set menu options. My friend choice option 1. I had the other. Food was only slightly warmer than the space. My mushroom toast was bland. Th mushrooms to toast ratio was way off. More is...More

Thank tsdviii
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wedding at the Courtyard Restaurant, and the experience was outstanding! It is a beautiful intimate venue with stone walls and high ceilings. The staff is very professional and trustworthy. The atmosphere and overall experience was outstanding. We will cherish the memories for...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were married as a part of the 'Vendors for Vows' day on Feb 12, 2018. It was our first time at the Courtyard Restaurant, but certainly won't be our last. Although we don't reside in Ottawa, it is worth the trip to dine in...More

Thank JohnFingerman
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were married at the Courtyard Restaurant this past Monday and it was a memory we will cherish all of our lives. Cynthia was our Events Coordinator and we would highly recommend her. The staff was so pleasant and really made the evening special. All...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After exploring several options for wedding venues in Ottawa, we selected Courtyard Restaurant and couldn't have been happier. Cynthia, the Courtyard Event Coordinator, personally worked with us to answer our questions and offer valuable suggestions. Communication was excellent and resulted in a stress-free period leading...More

2  Thank corymartin2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is located where it is a keep quiet in a noisy neighbourhood ( nearby byward market) .The food is French style , The dish has an excellent flavor!

Thank viviannecan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Courtyard Restaurant is a step down from its earlier predecessor the Courtyard Cafe. Gone is the warmer ambience and lower prices. The current restaurant has stripped away the previous semi chic ambience for a colder minimalist warehouse feel. The food is plentiful but lacking...More

Thank Andrew R
Cynthia V, Manager at Courtyard Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review “Andrew R.” We must admit that we are puzzled by your feedback and are wondering if you actually dined with us. In over 35 years and under the same ownership since 1982, we have never been called the “Courtyard Café,”...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

Our wedding at the Courtyard was fabulous! My family and friends had so many compliments about the beautiful venue, the delicious food and the very attentive and friendly staff. Cynthia, the Courtyard Event Coordinator, is very experienced and made sure everything was outstanding and kept...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

this is a sable in Ottawa always reliable....good food....good service and fine dinning......the staff are attentive without being in your face ......this place has keep up with the times and well done over 26 years in the business

Thank carol w
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We would highly recommend the Courtyard for a wedding or event. Cynthia and the events team are incredibly helpful, and make the entire process easy and with minimal stress. We got married in December, and organised it from overseas, and we could not have done...More

Thank finklejoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$32 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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