Looking for somewhere to eat during the CRKN Access to Knowledge Conference? Here are some staff recommendations:
307 Dalhousie St.
Inexpensive, authentic Mexican food in the heart of the Byward Market.
Sansotei Ramen $
153 Bank St.
Small, cozy place for ramen and other Japanese dishes.
Bite Burger House $$
108 Murray St.
A casual dining spot that emphasizes locally sourced ingredients and Ontario craft beer.
Clocktower Brew Pub $$
Multiple downtown locations
Ottawa's oldest brew pub featuring casual fare.
El Camino $$
81 Clarence St. and 380 Elgin St.
Down-to-earth, hip eatery serving Mexican street standards such as tacos & corn with cojita cheese.
Lowertown Brewery $$
73 York St.
Good local beer brewed on site combined with casual pub food.
Queen Street Fare $$
170 Queen St.
Ottawa's first dining hall, featuring six local vendors with weekly events.
Sir John A. Pub $$
284 Elgin St.
A relaxed and comfortable space with tasty pub food and a very large selection of draught beers.
136 O'Connor St.
A modern South-Indian restaurant serving thali, a dish that features many small bowls of various vegetables and curries on one plate.
Copper Spirits and Sights at the Andaz Hotel $$$
325 Dalhousie St.
Arguably one of the best views in the city. Enjoy a snack and a cocktail while admiring Ottawa from the 16th floor.
62 Sparks St.
Fine dining on Ottawa's downtown pedestrian mall.
Conference delegates will also receive a 15% discount at the Metropolitain Brasserie (700 Sussex Dr.) and The Grand Pizzeria (74 George St.). Details will be available at the conference registration table.