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 Ottawa Locks of 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
  • Hours: Daily, 9:30 am to 9 pm
  • Menu
    • All-day menu includes an assortment of paninis, croissant sandwiches, fine pastries, bars, ice cream, homemade popsicles, beer, wine, brewed tea, iced tea, espresso-based coffee drinks and specialty coffee drinks.
    • All-day brunch menu includes an assortment of sweet and savory waffles, waffled sandwiches, salads, quiches and twists.
    • Vegetarian options are available.

Hours and menu are subject to change.

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
  • Hours: Daily, 11 am to 9 pm (Opening Friday, June 18)
  • Menu
    • All-day menu includes an assortment of hot dogs, veggie dogs, sausages, gelato, sorbet, slushies, beer and wine.
    • Vegetarian and gluten-free options are available.

Hours and menu are subject to change.

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.

Opening soon

Other patios in Ottawa

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