OTTAWA Life Magazine top 10 best late night eateries: Downtown Rideau has 3 of the 10!
#2 Shawarma Palace 464 Rideau St.
If you enjoy authentic Middle Eastern falafel, hummus, and chicken, this is the spot for you. Shawarma Palace has its roots in traditional Lebanese cuisine and offers a wide selection of Lebanese food. The restaurant is popular with families, university students, government employees, and international travellers. The downtown location is open for takeout until 1a.m.
Photo credit: Shawarma Palace Facebook
#5 Smoke’s Poutinerie 597 Rideau St.
It might not be what the doctored ordered but Smokes really hits the spot after a night out on the town. The self-proclaimed artery clogging fare is conveniently located in the ByWard Market and ready to serve up its pipping hot fries, cheese curds and original gravy.
Photo: Smokes Facebook
#9 Sugar Marmalade 180 Rideau St.
Inspired by the classical tastes of Hong Kong, Sugar Marmalade specializes in exquisite late-night desserts. The menu consists of traditional Asian dessert flavours, such as matcha, black sesame, durian, and taro. Sugar Marmalade is also known for its famous chicken and rice or beef noodle dishes. They are open for takeout during the week until 11:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. on weekends.