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Black Tomato

$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
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11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-789-8123
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Kingston, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well this was a surprise! We had the best tomatoe soup ever and the hot bread with burnt brown butter was amazing. The chèvre warm salad is a must have. We will be back for dinner and enjoy the great food and awesome service. Great beer and wine selection as well. Ottawa has done a good job of hiding this... More 

Thank Dean T
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The enemy of the good is not the bad...it is the good enough...not sure who said it..but it frequently proves true . The Black Tomato should be much better. They charge enough to be much better. They obviously do care as much is good.if you like craft beers , good scotch , or well made cocktails - you are in... More 

Thank 5958sookerd
Georgetown, Canada
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch at this very nice restaurant. The people were really great and the beer was fantastic. We had a bit of a short timeframe so the waiter suggested that we not get the hamburgers since they smoke them and take too long (unfortunate since they looked amazing), but there was enough alternative selection. They provided samples to try... More 

Thank CamNat
Ottawa, Canada
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a catch-up session with a group of friends at this restaurant, and it was a great choice. The place has a great vibe, and a great balance of background music and ability to have conversations without shouting. The service was friendly and good throughout the night. The drink menu featured several Ontario craft breweries, and a slew of interesting... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a great dinner at Black Tomato - great service, lovely atmosphere, and delicious food. We can't wait to return!

Thank wabajisik
Prince Albert, Canada
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

So many stout beers to choose from, plus I was able to enjoy a caribou burger! How Canadian is that!

Thank Gord V
Tathra, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We had a thoroughly enjoyable evening here. Our waiter was attentive , knowledgable but not intrusive . Food was really good and as described and great value. Wine and beer suggestions very good.

Thank jasperati
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

You will feel like you are in Europe dining in the courtyard patio of this restaurant in the summer. The food is delicious and the inside is very cozy. It is a good combo of upscale and casual food and the staff is very friendly.

Thank Brad B
Bancroft, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

As we were in Ottawa for the weekend, we had many opportunities for restaurant choices. The Black Tomato had a fabulous ambiance while serving us in a friendly manner. The meal was excellent, with just the right amount of heat and flavour. We would definitely return.

Thank Janis W
Ottawa, Canada
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155 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Black Tomato accommodated our reservation for group of 20 people on a busy Friday night. We Thoroughly enjoyed a Christmas party and tried a variety of appetizers. My favourites are prosciutto blue cheese rolls, baked brie, chicken curry filos, cheese and charcuterie board.

Thank Toroniee T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-789-8123

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?