5 Must-Try Manotick Restaurants
Manotick certainly isn't lacking in culinary hotspots - locals have always known that some great food is available right in their backyard.
Babbos Cucina Italiana
1160 Beaverwood Road, Manotick Mews
Another authentic Italian experience awaits you at Babbos Cucina, located in the heart of Manotick. Family-owned and operated, Babbos Cucina is the perfect spot for a romantic evening for two or to celebrate a special occasion. Boasting a menu with a twist on traditional Italian cuisine - including agnolotti, pappardelle eleni, and linguine vongole to name a few - Babbos prides themselves on food quality and their attentive service. Bonus: You can enjoy Babbos home cooking in the comfort of your own home as their full menu is available for takeout.
Black Dog Bistro
5540 Manotick Main Street
Black Dog Bistro is another restaurant conveniently located in the heart of Manotick, featuring great food with warm, cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Impeccable service, reasonably priced selections and rotating selection of guest beers are all hallmarks of Black Dog and why guests continue coming back. Restaurant favourites include the 'AAA' Canadian centre cut finished striploin, salmon with lemon dill caper shallot compound butter and the Coq au Vin. Voted Ottawa's favourite restaurant in 2016 by Faces Magazine, you know you're in for a treat at Black Dog.
The VAULT Bistro
5539 Manotick Main Street
The VAULT Bistro a safe house for good times and fine food fusions—brings new life to a former bank in the heart of Manotick. Once a building where residents deposited their life savings, the VAULT now deals in the currency of culinary delights. Treat yourself to globally inspired flavours, traditional dishes and familiar favourites in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Focused on fresh and delicious ingredients, The VAULT offers a range of meat, seafood and vegetarian options, including a selection of tapas, fine wines and locally crafted beer.
CreekSide Bar & Grill
5511 Manotick Main Street
Conveniently located on the shores of Manotick's famous Rideau River, CreekSide Bar & Grill is known by locals as the place to go for great food and good friends. Whether you're looking for a delicious casual meal with the family or want to catch the latest game, the staff at CreekSide never fail to deliver on exceptional service or going above and beyond to make your night a special one. If you're a late riser, you'll be happy to know that you can order a CreekSide breakfast until 2:00 pm (you should definitely try the Canadian Benedict) and their Meat Lovers Pizza will satisfy any carnivores out there.
The Mill Tavern
5544 Manotick Main Street
A Manotick Main Street staple, The Mill Tavern combines the traditional comforts of a classic UK corner pub with delectable dishes and outstanding service. The courteous staff will keep you coming back for more, as you enjoy creative adaptations of quintessential pub fare along with signature entrees cooked up by the Tavern’s in-house chef. Belly up to a great meal during the day—or let your hair down after dark at one of Manotick’s only stops for late-night fun—and discover good food, good people and good times at The Mill Tavern.