The NCC has partnered with local restaurant entrepreneurs to enhance the summer experience of our Ottawa urban parks and shorelines. Each NCC Bistro features a modern patio design, 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.

Three patios to choose from

Confederation Park Bistro

Bistro patio at Confederation Park.

Located near the historic Rideau Canal, 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
Fall hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 9:30 am to 9 pm

Menu

  • All-day menu includes an assortment of sandwiches, fine pastries, baked goods, bars, salads, ice cream and popsicles, beer, wine, and hot beverages.
  • Vegetarian options are available.

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

Remic Rapids Park Bistro

Bistro patio at Remic Rapids Park.

The NCC Bistro at Remic Rapids Park provides an opportunity to stop, refuel and enjoy the magnificent rock sculptures by artist John Felice Ceprano — plus take in the panoramic views of the Ottawa River.

Location: Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway, Ottawa ON K1A 0K9
Fall hours: Daily, 11 am until 30 minutes after sunset

Menu

  • All-day menu includes an assortment of hamburgers, hot dogs, veggie dogs, sausages, sandwiches, desserts, slushies, beer and wine.
  • Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

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

Patterson Creek Park Bistro

Bistro patio at Patterson Creek Park.

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
Fall hours: Wednesday-Sunday, 9 am to 7 pm

    Menu

    • All-day menu includes an assortment of sandwiches, fine pastries, baked goods, bars, salads, ice cream and popsicles, beer, wine, and hot beverages.
    • Vegetarian options are available.

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

    Other patios in Ottawa

    Looking for other scenic patios in Ottawa? Visit Tavern on the Falls and Tavern at the Gallery.