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The NCC has partnered with local cafe, bistro and restaurant entrepreneurs to enhance the experience of our Ottawa urban parks and shorelines. Each NCC Bistro features a modern patio design in a unique location, and offers an exciting assortment of food and beverages.

Come for the food, stay for the view! Enjoy patio season at an NCC Bistro, and enhance your urban park experience.

Four patios to choose from

Bistro at Remic Rapids Park

Bistro at Remic Rapids Park

The NCC Bistro at Remic Rapids Park provides an opportunity to stop and refuel after an outing on the Capital Pathway. It’s the perfect place to take in the panoramic views of the Ottawa River.

Location: Remic Rapids ParkKichi Zībī Mīkan, Ottawa ON K1A 0K9
Hours: Daily, as of May 3, 2024, 11 am to 9 pm 

Menu

  • All-day menu includes an assortment of wraps, all-beef hot dogs, veggie dogs, baked beans, beef and vegetarian chili, hot soups, sandwiches, desserts, juices, beer and wine.
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

Menu is subject to change. Hours may vary according to the weather.

Bistro at 90 Wellington

Bistro patio on Wellington Street.

The NCC Bistro on Wellington Street sits at the foot of Canada’s famous Parliament. Enjoy the picturesque views of Parliament Hill and its historic landmarks while savouring a variety of menu items for a quick and casual dining experience.

Location: 90 Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON
Hours: Daily, as of May 9, from 8 am to 11 pm

    Menu
    • All-day menu includes an assortment of locally made sandwiches, salads, pizza, quiche, baked goods, fine pastries, assorted ice cream, beer, wine, spirits, sangria and cold/hot cafe beverages.
    • Vegetarian options are available.

    Menu is subject to change. Hours may vary according to the weather.

    Bistro at Patterson Creek Park

    Patterson Creek bistro on a sunny evening.

    The NCC Bistro at Patterson Creek Park is located in a beautiful park, next to a quiet creek in Ottawa’s family-friendly Glebe neighbourhood. The creek flows into the adjacent Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which, in summer months, is popular with runners, walkers and cyclists.

    Location: Linden Terrace, Ottawa, Ontario
    Hours: Daily, as of mid-May, 9 am to dusk

    Menu

    • All-day menu includes an assortment of locally made sandwiches, salads, pizza, quiche, baked goods, fine pastries, assorted ice cream, beer, wine, spirits, sangria and cold/hot cafe beverages.
    • Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

      Menu is subject to change. Hours may vary according to the weather.

      Bistro at Confederation Park

      Bistro patio at Confederation Park.

      Located near the historic Rideau Canal and steps from important landmarks, the NCC Bistro at Confederation Park is a true urban oasis, conveniently tucked away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Ottawa streets.

      Location: Elgin Street and Laurier Avenue, Ottawa ON K1P 5J2
      Hours: Daily, as of late May, 9 am to 9 pm

      Menu

      • All-day menu includes an assortment of locally made sandwiches, salads, pizza, quiche, baked goods, fine pastries, assorted ice cream, beer, wine, spirits, sangria and cold/hot cafe beverages.
      • Vegetarian options are available.

        Menu is subject to change. Hours may vary according to the weather. 

        Other patios in Ottawa

        New waterfront concessions at Bate Island, Leamy Lake Park and Hog’s Back Park will open this summer! You can also enjoy a bite to eat at the scenic Tavern on the Falls, Tavern on the Hill or and Tavern at the Gallery.

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