Quaff the quaff, shoot the shit, drink the drank.
The Moon Room
442 Preston St.
Ottawa's quintessential date joint. Off the beaten track enough that you're likely to avoid your ex(es). Great wine & beer selection, solid snacks, and music loud enough to bob to, but never overpowering conversation. Sexy glow-y lights included!
/ Wine, spirits & beer
Raw Sugar Café
692 Somerset St W
By day, Raw Shugs offers up a suuuuper chill atmosphere to get some work done, catch-up with a bud, and bask in its mondo-cute decor. By night, it's one of Ottawa's fav Chinatown hangouts and intimate show bars.
/ Espresso-based drinks, desserts, Leb-snacks, beer & wine
15 locations across Ottawa
Our city's powerhouse, fair-trade coffee chain. These folks go to INSANE lengths to bring our city some of the best coffee available to humanity.
/ Coffee, espresso, snacks and everything in between
The Manx Pub
370 Elgin St.
Ottawa's infamous arts pub. Where most of the city's arts community lives in the winter. Huge scotch & whiskey menu, tonnes on draught, a gossip hot-spot.
/ Gourmet pub food for the best price in town
361 Elgin St.
Home of Ottawa's infamous industry chef nights. Best martinis in town, sweet patio, DJs, a Gold-medal plate under their belt, and a great late-night menu on til 2am. Need to power through? Get their Roto, and you'll be just fine.
/ Martinis, cocktails, wine, limited beer