Comfort Inn West
222 Hearst Way
Kanata, ON K2L 3A2
Phone: (613) 592-2200
Fax: (613) 591-9600
Bars & Cafes
Recognized as Kanata's "Restaurant of the Year," and located in the Holiday Inn Select Hotel & Suites Kanata, Graffiti's Italian Eatery & Saloon offers an ideal choice for breakfast or casual fine dining for lunch or dinner, perfect for special occasions or meeting friends and colleagues! Graffiti's offers a variety of menu selections including clay oven fired pizzas, tantalizing pastas, and a full range of entrees, including Black Angus beef selections "hot off the grill." Stop in the saloon before or after an event and sample a comprehensive selection of wine, spirits, single malt scotches, or choose from ten beers on tap. Enjoy the latest events on plasma screens, featuring Centre Ice and ESPN!
Tired of all that shopping at the Bayshore Shopping Centre? Looking for a place to rest your sore feet? Head to the Moxie's Classic Grill for a relaxing time. Located at the back of the food court, this place is a welcome respite from all the hustle bustle of the mall. Healthy green salads, juicy steaks like the Philly cheese steak and hearty sandwiches are served in generous portions. Cheesy pizzas and your favorite meat in a bowl of coconut curry rice make a hearty meal. Opt for a sticky toffee pudding or Cuban chocolate espresso mousse to experience pure sinful pleasure. Grab a coffee and rush back to that back to that shoe store for a bargain.
Crammed between a bunch of junky stores in a strip mall, this family-run business exudes a pleasant atmosphere thanks to an incredibly polite and personable staff. A favorite destination among the city's East Indian community, Little India Cafe specializes in curry and tandoori dishes prepared in a tandoori oven that bakes up flavorful chicken and naan bread. A highly recommended cheap and satisfying meal is the massala dosa, which comes with soup and chutney.
If lounging around in the pub, hanging out with friends with a couple of cold beers, playing pool and trying an unsuccessful hand at darts is your kind of thing, then Greenfield's Pub at Barrhaven Mall may be the place for you. This bustling little pub in the rapidly developing neighborhood of Barrhaven Mall, is well loved and accepted by patrons and locals alike. For those wanting some action, there's the Monday night Dart league, the Pool Challenges and even Golf tournaments that are organized by Greenfield's. The live music nights here are some of the best from around. So for all the real action and fun, drop in at Greenfield's Pub and you might want to keep coming back night after night.
The Ottawa Keg Manor is a historic estate that dates back to the 19th Century and features a walled garden which is a rare specimen of that era's architecture. The house is now operated as the Keg Steakhouse. The steakhouse offers delectable steaks made with succulent pieces of meat that are filling, to say the least. The friendly service adds to the divine experience. They feature a special menu for children. Dine outside in the patio overlooking the beautiful garden which boasts of brightly colored peonies that add to the rich color and vibrancy of the site.
When you enter Le Skratch, be sure you've got your party hat on. Bring a troop of friends along and enjoy a wicked night out here. This bar and grill eases you into the night with excellent bar food and a steady flow of booze. What really attracts the crowd are billiards and pool tables that after a drink or two could prove quite the fun challenge. The place also hosts themed nights through the week which feature music from local and global DJs. All in all this, Le Skratch is a great spot to enjoy a night out in the city.
Welcome to Tailgators, a sports and events bar, where one can feel at home. Here one can find it all: 30 pool tables, LCD monitors, a bar as well as an open kitchen serving hot snacks. Thanks to its wonderful atmosphere this place has quickly become a hot favorite. With its perfect relaxed setting Tailgators is taking drinking out to a whole new level. The Tailgators hosts events too which is a big hit with patrons. The place is also open for private functions and ceremonies. On the food count served here are typical American and Bar foods. Glance through their website for more details.
Housed on Armstrong Street in the Central part of Ottawa, the Carleton Tavern is just the place to be if you like it simple. The crowd here are working people who come here for their country music and beer. Mostly made up of young professionals the customers are in their late 20's and early 30's. With a very welcoming atmosphere, the music here is typically country and western. Made up of two levels the entry level has a stage where music is performed and t he second level plays host to a number of private events. They also have dart boards here and even host dart tournaments on Saturdays. At the Carleton Tavern concerts are also held regularly where performers entertain crowds. The food is typically American with burgers, pizza, BBQ and well known starters like Chicken WIngs and Nachos making up the menu.
The last of the taverns in sunny Ottawa, Elmdale House is one place that has managed to retain its charm and its customers. One of the few places in the city where cold beer and friends seem like the best thing in life, Elmdale really takes you back to the 1960 movies. Home to several patrons and musicians, Elmdale is the local watering hole for a number of people in the neighborhood. So you more or less get to see a lot of authentic Ottawa within. Fret not, this is not one of those places where people bash you up for venturing into their joint; for all you know you may leave for the night with friends for life.
This comedy club is the new, second location in Ottawa. The original Yuk Yuk's is located downtown on Elgin Street. The shows at Yuk Yuk's are not censored, and discretion is advised. Children ages 16-18 must be accompanied by adults. Reservations are preferred, but not necessary. Shows run about 105 minutes and the acts change each week. You can choose to attend a comedy show only or make reservations for dinner and show.
Located on the Gladstone Avenue in Ottawa, Pressed is a laid-back cafe where the locals walk in with friends almost any time of the day for a quality bite to eat or to sip on organic coffee. The array of food served here ranges from Southern Style BBQ Pulled Pork to the more subtle Mac 'n' Cheese for kids. The waffles prepared and served here are vouched for by the regulars as well as the first time visitors who cannot resist coming back for more. With concerts, open mic and poetry readings scheduled regularly at the cafe, the setting is perfect for a decent cup of coffee and conversations.
Luneta Café & Bistro is the brainchild of Jason Ho and opened its doors in 2012. It is among the popular punk and hardcore rock venues in town. During the day it is a quiet restaurant where you can enjoy their tasty food. However it transforms into a party spot when punks and rockers swarm the place to listen to their kind of music. They also have karaoke nights at times and pool tables for a friendly match.