Stores, restaurants and other services open in Ottawa during COVID-19 pandemic
OTTAWA -- Ontario has declared a state of emergency as the province tries to rapidly slow the spread of COVID-19, but steps to reopen the economy are now slowly being taken.
Starting at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, all non-essential businesses were ordered closed, but the province began easing restrictions gradually in May.
Garden Centres, nurseries and greenhouses were allowed to reopen starting Friday, May 8. Hardware stores and safety supply stores were allowed to reopen starting Saturday, May 9. Retail outlets with a street entrance were allowed to reopen to offer curbside pickup and delivery starting Monday, May 11.
A full list of essential businesses has been published by the Ontario government.
Here’s a look at stores, restaurants and other outlets that are open in Ottawa. Click on the section you want to see to jump to it.
- Retail outlets offering curbside pickup
- Grocery Stores
- Drug Stores and Pharmacies
- LCBO and Beer Store
- Bicycle Shops
- Other businesses
- Pet Care
Retail stores are starting to open up in Ontario and are shifting their business models to offer curbside pickup. Here is a list of stores who have told CTV News they're open for curbside orders.
AudioShop at 685 Bank Street is open for curbside pickup Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Book Market Orleans offers curbside pickup. Email or phone 613-824-3198 Monday and Tuesday 10-2, Friday 12-6 and Saturday 10-2.
Maker Savvy at 462 Hazeldean Road is offering cubside pickup for quilting and yarn needs.
Sleepy Hollow Children's Furniture is offering curbside pickups through online orders. Customers will be called when their order is ready.
Trailhead Paddle Shack is offering curbside pickup Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m and is also opening its doors to in-store shopping. The store is closed Sunday.
Vincent Women's Boutique is open for curbside orders from 10-5 Tuesday and Wednesday, 11-6 Thursday and Friday, 11-5 on Saturday, and 11-4 on Sunday. The store is closed Mondays.
All grocery stores are allowed to stay open
La Bottega in the ByWard Market will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for curbside contactless grocery pickup
Freshii on Richmond Road is open for shoppers
Giant Tiger - All Giant Tiger locations are open
Loblaws stores are open across the region
Sobeys stores are open. Sobeys is introducing a Seniors Shopping Hour, starting by Friday, March 20.
Farm Boy is open. The Hot Bar, Salad Bar, Soup Bar and Olive Bar are closed. Beginning March 20, the first hour of shopping at all stores will be reserved for the most vulnerable customers and those that require extra attention, particularly seniors, people with disabilities and pregnant women."
Whole Foods is open at Lansdowne. The hot bars, salad bars, soup bars and self-serve pizza areas are closed.
Metro stores are open
M&M Food Market – All M&M Food Market stores are open. Some stores may need to temporarily reduce hours.
Natural Food Pantry – Four locations are open in Ottawa and there is home delivery.
Rainbow Foods – the store on Richmond Road remains open
Farmers Pick on Prince of Wales Drive remains open
Ottawa Valley Meats on St. Laurent Boulevard remains open
The Nutrition Company in Gloucester Centre is open
Kardish Health Food Centre is open
Coscto – Costco says its stores remain open, but “limits have been implemented on certain items to help ensure more members are able to access the merchandise they want and need. Costco has also taken steps to limit the number of shoppers in its warehouses."
The Butchery/Vera's Burger Express at 1821 Robertson Rd. in Bells Corners is open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
Giant Tiger stores are open but may have reduced hours.
Kaladar Market offers delivery of fresh produce.
Drug stores and pharmacies are allowed to stay open.
Shoppers Drug Mart is dedicating the opening hour of shopping at its stores for customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and people living with disabilities.
LCBO outlets remains open across Ontario. Stores will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily
Beer Store outlets remain open across Ontario
Louis Restaurant & Pizzeria on McArthur Avenue remains open.
Louis' Pizza Express in Orleans is open for pickup and delivery
Pelican Seafood Market & Grill on Bank Street is open for takeout and catering platters
Greek on Wheels is open for delivery, takeout and curbside pickup
Joey Restaurants are open for curbside pick-up and delivery only. Joey has locations on Rideau Street and at Lansdowne Park
The King Eddy - The King Eddy on Clarence Street is open for takeout and delivery
Elgin Street Diner - The Elgin Street Diner is open for takeout and delivery
Stella Luna - Stella Luna's locations at 1103 Bank St, 1130 Wellington St. W., and 111 Main Street East in Merrickville are open for takeout
Kettlemans Bagel - All locations are open for takeout only. You can also order via Uber Eats
Gabriel Pizza - Gabriel Pizza says it is still open for delivery.
Boston Pizza - All Boston Pizza outlets are open for take-out and delivery.
Dominos - Dominos is open for take-out and delivery
Zak’s Diner – a sign on the Elgin Street location says it’s open for take-out and delivery
Lone Star Texas Grill is offering take-out, online ordering and delivery service
Datsun says its takeout window will remain open until March 26
El Camino says its takeout window will remain open until March 26
Pure Kitchen says it remains open for takeout and delivery
Big Rig Kitchen & Brewery says it remains open for takeout and through delivery platforms
Vittle is still open and delivers freshly cooked meals on a daily basis.
Flapjack’s Canadian Diner is offering delivery.
Wolf Down is available for delivery
Jack Astor's Bar and Grill locations are open for takeout and delivery.
Take Another Bite – locations on Mill St. in Manotick and Colonnade Road in Nepean are open
Benny & Co. Takeout and drive-thru services will remain open in Stittsville and Orleans. Delivery service is available for Benny & Co. in Orleans.
St. Hubert - Delivery and pick up services (drive thru or at the counter). Only credit or debit cards will be accepted.
KS on the Keys on Daze Street is open for pick-up and delivery.
Red Apron on Gladstone Avenue is open, and will continue to make deliveries on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Hardstone Grill is open for takeout service. Debit and credit payment accepted
The Bella Vista Restaurant on Alta Vista Drive is open for takeout and delivery.
Grow Your Roots Vegan Eats on Terence Matthews Cres. in Kanata is open for takeout.
Creprie Rim on Sparks Street is open
Hurley's Grill locations in Kanata is open for takeout and Uber Eats delivery
Babi's on Nadolny Sachs Private is open for takeout and Uber Eats -- Mon.-Thurs. 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
Thyme and Again is offering takeout and pickup services Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Scone Witch is offering deliveries through their Cyrville Road location. Call (613) 744-2585
Absinthe Cafe on Wellington Street West is open for take out.
Ad Mare - on Robertson Road is open for take out and delivery
Adam Bakes on Gladstone Avenue is open for take out
Amberwood Lounge & Eatery is open for delivery by pre-order
Amuse Kitchen - on Eagleson Road is open for take out and delivery
Angry Dragonz on River Road is open for take out and delivery
Burger Bite House - on Tenth Line Road is open for take out
Cabottos Restaurant is available for takeout and delivery through Uber Eats and Skip the Dishes.
Cafe Latte Cino on Tenth Line Road is open for take out
C'est Japon a Sushia is open for takeout from Tuesday to Sunday.
Cheshire Cat on Richardson SIde Road in Kanata is open for take out
Chesterfield's Gastro Diner on Wellington Street West is open for take out
Copper Branch on Strandherd Drive in Barrhaven is open for take out and delivery
Danby's on Munster Road is open for take out and delivery
Danby's Richmond on Perth Street is open for delivery
Das Lokal on Dalhousie Street is open for take out and delivery
Earlings Variety on Strathcona in the Glebe is open for delivery
East India Company on Somerset Street West is open for take out and delivery
Eldons on Bank Street is open for take out and delivery
EVOO Greek Kitchen on Preston Street is open for take out and delivery
Farinella on Rochester Street is open for take out and delivery
Foolish Chicken on Holland Ave is open for take out and delivery.
Fraser Cafe on Springfield Road in New Edinburgh is open for take out and delivery.
Giovanni's Ristorante in Little Italy is open for takeout and delivery.
Gooney's and SOCA on Laurier Avenue West is open for takeout and delivery.
Gray Jay on Preston Street is open for take out and delivery
Grunt on Hinchey Avenue is open for take out and delivery
Heartbreakers Pizza on Parkdale Avenue is open for take out and delivery.
Heirloom on Mill Street in Almonte is open for take out
Island Flava on Dalhousie Street is open for take out
J:unique Kitcvhen on Cooper Street is open for take out and delivery
JAX on Bronson Avenus is open for take out and delivery.
La Cabana Pupuseria on Merivale Road is open for take out and delivery
La Fiesta Latina on Somerset Street West is open for take out and delivery
Laziza Pizza on Bantree Street is open for take out and delivery. (613-749-9992)
Lexington on Richmond Road is open for take out and delivery
Little Mac's on Wellington Street West is open for take out
Lobster Noodle House on Somerset street West is open for take out and delivery
Marcie's Cafe on Don Reid Drive is open for take out and delivery
Mango Caribbean on RIdeau Street is open for take out and delivery
Mason Dixon Kitchen on Preston Street is open for take out and delivery
Maverick Donut Company on Bank Street is open for delivery and take out
Meatheads Grill on Watters Road in Orleans is open for pick-up.
Meat Press on Armstrong Street is open for take out
Moo Shu Ice Cream on Bank Street is open for take out
Nana Thai Cuisine on Preston Street is open for take out and delivery
Napolis Cafe on Main Street in Stittsville is open for take out and delivery
Neat Cafe on Calabogie Road is open for take out
North and Navy on Nepean Street is open for take out and delivery
Ola Cocina on Barrette Street is open for take out and delivery
Roberto's Pizza on Preston Street is open for take out
Pi-Rho Grill is open for curbside pickup and touchless delivery.
Poco Pazzo on Hzeldean Road is open for take out
Social Thai on Bank Street is open for take out and delivery
Sula Wok on Main Street is open for take out and delivery
Supreme Kabob House on Iris Street is open for takeout and delivery
Tacolot on Wellingston Street is open for take out
Taj Ottawa on Carling Avenue is open for take out and delivery
Twosixate on Preston Street is open for take out and delivery
Urban Indian Cafe on St. Laurent Boulevard is open for take out and delivery
Vietnamese Po House on Fernbank Rod is open for take out and delivery
The Glen Scottish Restaurant and Pub in Stittsville is open for take out Thursdays Fridays and Saturdays. (613) 836.5622
Pubblico Eatery on Wellington Street West is open Thursday to Sunday for take out.
Mongolian Village on Robertson Road in Bells Corners is open for take out and delivery
Sunset Grill has partnered with Ueber Eats for delivery.
Milano Pizzeria is open for take out and delivery.
Broadway Bar and Grill in Riverside South is open for take out and delivery
Cumberland Pizza is open for pickup and delivery, and accepts orders online.
Beneci Pizzeria on Cobden Road accepts online orders and is open for deliery and pickup.
Tim Hortons says all restaurants will focus on take-out, drive-thru and delivery services.
Starbucks has closed most locations across Canada.
Drive-thrus and delivery options remain available for customers.
McDonalds remains open Drive-Thru and McDelivery only. All restaurants are closed for takeout and in-restaurant seating.
Happy Goat Coffee
Happy Goat Coffee’s location at 35 Laurel Street is open for takeout.
All Second Cup cafes across Canada will offer take out, delivery and drive-thru only.
All in-café dining rooms will be closed.
Kichesippi Beer is open for delivery
Dominion CIty Brewing Co. is open for drive-thru pick up at the brewery and delivery
Stray Dog Brewing Co. is offering delivery.
Beyond the Pale Brewery is open for pick-up and delivery across Ontario. Delivery is availabile across Ottawa.
Tall Tree Cycle - is open by appointment only during the COVID-19 pandemic
Escape Bicycle Tours says it plans to start offering tours by April 15.
The Cyclery on Bank Street is open 10-6 Monday to Friday and 10-5 on Saturday.
Embassy Hotel & Suites is open for bookings.
Moving Boxes Ottawa is still operating and offers free shipping over $50.
Tire Changes is available to come to do your door and change your tires
DocDoctor is offering resume-writing help for those looking for work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The School of Photographic Arts Ottawa is offering online photography classes at a reduced rate.
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Otto's Subaru: www.subaruottawa.ca
The Algonquin Animal Hospital is open but is limiting access to the hospital. You're asked to call 613-505-4993 before visiting the hospital for any reason and staff will direct you.
The Hazeldean Animal Hospital is open but is limiting hours and only allowing patients inside. Call 613-831-8788 before visiting.
VCA Canada Ottawa Veterinary Hospital is open but is not allowing pet owners inside. If your pet has an emergency please call 613-725-1182 or the after hours line 613-729-6139 before coming to the hospital.