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Courtyard Restaurant

#69 of 2,197 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
Byward Market Area
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21 George St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8W5, Canada
+1 613-241-1516
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very good food but what a small building toilet paper is good and bathrooms very clean and very fast service when not busy

Thank reese g
courtyardrestaurant, Manager at Courtyard Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words on our venue reese g. We are pleased that you enjoyed our fine food and wonderful service! Our historic venue has three unique dining spaces available and can accommodate parties up to 250 guests! I believe you were seated in our quaint Dawson room, which is perfect for an intimate dining experience or celebration.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our wedding there in June of 2016. The service was amazing, the atmosphere was perfect and the food was delicious. We can't wait to go back!

Thank Coreen S
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our wedding here in November. It was the best experience of our lives. All of our friends and families were raving about the quality of the food and service at the Courtyard. Cynthia and the entire team were wonderful with planning and day-of execution. The great support allowed us to enjoy our day!

Thank BTE06
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

I have organized a lot of business events. Without exception - I received the best comments ever from our staff. The room was beautiful, warm, inviting. The staff were so friendly, accommodating, efficient ( congrats Amanda). We had one attendee with a severe shellfish allergy and another requiring a gluten free meal - the kitchen was alert and provided wonderful... More 

Thank acampbell92016
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

For the second year, we held our Christmas Party (for 20) at the Courtyard. Working with Cynthia and her colleagues made planning easy on my end. Everyone enjoyed the ambiance of The Loft dining room, the food was delicious and our servers were friendly and attentive. Merci!

1 Thank 83dianne
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Thank you so much Cynthia and the Courtyard staff on another wonderful event. Gorgeous Venue, Excellent Food and Amazing Staff...what more can you ask for!!! Look forward to working with you again soon. Cheers! Angie

1 Thank dadsmoffatt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We held a corporate dinner for 20 last week at the Courtyard. It was the dinner that almost wasn't as I had given the wrong date to the event planner Cynthia! I only discovered my error when Cynthia left me a message asking if everything was okay since we didn't show up for our event. Thankfully the Courtyard was able... More 

1 Thank Michelle W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

To add to my Wife's post from a few weeks back (“Cheated out of my wedding day”) - there are two sides to every story and miscommunication does happen. Unfortunately this does not explain our wedding disaster at the Courtyard. After working with two event planners from the Courtyard (one leaving or being dismissed half way) we ended up with... More 

1 Thank Steve S
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

The Courtyard Restaurant did a beautiful job in helping us celebrate our wedding earlier this month - We wanted a small wedding ceremony and meal for 20 people, without too much decorating and within our budget. Cynthia, the event coordinator, took care of all the details, provided us with many recommendations for the event (from the tablerunners to budget conscious... More 

1 Thank mnc700
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Myself and my husband were very pleased with the service and execution of our wedding day last month. All of our details were looked after by the Events Coordinator and staff and many guests commented on the Events Coordinator's efficiency in managing any hiccups that occurred. We had issues with our DJ hired from an outside company - she took... More 

1 Thank vthom103

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 57
International, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
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 30 years our supberb cuisine and charming elegant atmosphere have made us a favorite destination for relaxed fine dining, special occasions, family gatherings, and professional celebrations. We are located in the ByWard Market in the heart of downtown Ottawa. Experience romantic dining at it's best!

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