Plan Your Visit: Where to Eat

Overlooking the Ottawa River, the Café l'Entrée is situated in the Great Hall, the focal point of the National Gallery of Canada. Perfect for lunch or afternoon tea, the Café's menu emphasizes elegantly prepared, light foods and fine pastries. Group Tour menus are available upon request for those enjoying guided tours of the collection. Open daily from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm. Reservations: 613-991-4060.

Located inside the National Gallery, this beautifully appointed room has its own glass rotunda, access to a private patio and an inspiring view of Nepean Point, the Ottawa River and Parliament Hill. The cafeteria is designed to serve families and groups in an informal, self-service atmosphere. Choose from two daily specials, salad bar, made to order sandwiches and more. Hours of operation follow Gallery hours throughout the year.

Situated near the Gallery's main entrance, and enjoying private access to a tree-filled sunken courtyard, Sketches' vending machines supplement brown-bag lunch offerings.

East Side Mario's is American Italian Food, fun and festivity served up in a street market atmosphere imported directly from New York City's Little Italy. Pasta, sandwiches, salads, American grill favorites, vino...An experience that will keep you coming back. East Side Mario's is a wonderful thing. Budda Boom Budda Bing. Seven locations in the National Capital Region.

Restaurant Les Fougères is situated just 14 minutes from downtown Ottawa/Gatineau, in the magnificent Gatineau Hills. Our critically acclaimed cuisine is executed by the chef/proprietors and their team and it showcases the best regional produce available. Our menu changes with the seasons and the wine list is chosen carefully to complement menu choices. As well as our à la carte menu we also offer a monthly table d'hôte, an 11-course tasting menu, and lunch, brunch, vegetarian and children's menus.

Cosmopolitan yet casual with a fabulous holiday view of Ottawa’s famous Rideau and Sussex streetscapes.  Our superb “globally inspired” cuisine, fine wines, and warm, friendly atmosphere make any occasion a success.  For business or pleasure, large gatherings to intimate groups we would be pleased if you would be our guest.

Milestone's invites you to enjoy a taste of the good life. From the quality ingredients we use, to our innovative dishes and appreciation for wine and specialty drinks - we know you'll taste the difference. Our servers are attentive and friendly, and as a finishing touch, we've created an ambience that is warm and comfortable. From the moment you set foot in Milestone's, you'll feel the difference.