Byward Market Nightlife 2, Ottawa

Ottawa is not only one of Canada's cultural centers but also one of the most vibrant towns in the country. A delight for any music and dance lover. You can find a wide variety of clubs that will enchant you with some of the best martini, music and fun people. The city comes alive during the night and is ready to entertain even the most demanding clients. Dare to take a tour through Ottawa's best night clubs.
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Byward Market Nightlife 2 Map

Guide Name: Byward Market Nightlife 2
Guide Location: Canada » Ottawa (See other walking tours in Ottawa)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.4 km
Author: Xena
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Industry Room Liquor Store

1) Industry Room Liquor Store

A hot club and lounge catering to the service industry, this venue is composed of two distinct clubs. The Industry Room, on Sunday and Tuesday evenings, features a night of intense house and electronic music where guests can work up a sweat on the dance floor and let off some steam. The Liquor Store Party Bar, on Friday and Saturday nights, offers a mixed sound including rock and hip hop, in a cool and casual atmosphere with mood lighting and exposed brick walls. This party complex includes five bars, two stages, a lounge area, and an outdoor patio for catching a breeze after heating up the dance floor.
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The Whiskey Bar

2) The Whiskey Bar

A great place to enjoy a stiff drink and an evening on the dance floor, the Whiskey Bar is an unpretentious nightspot in Ottawa catering to clientele mainly in their twenties and thirties. Its entertainment features a blend of rock and retro, including 80s and 90s music and top forty favorites from yesterday and today. The Whiskey Bar offers guests a wide range of beers, liquors, and naturally whiskies, from blended malts to Canadian varieties, this place has it all. A wide range of cocktails is also available. The club is divided into several areas, including the dance floor, booth seating for socializing, an intimate lounge area providing grouped couches for more privacy, and the full service bar with its huge range of tasty beverages to get the evening’s events underway.

Operation Hours: Monday – Saturday: 9 pm - 2.30 am
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Club Caliente

3) Club Caliente

The absolute must place for Latin rhythms and especially dancing, the Caliente Club is located in the historic ByWard Market area of Ottawa. The interior is decorated in colorful lighting to add a tropical appeal. Thursday and Friday evenings features salsa and merengue dancing lessons for those wanting to learn or brush up on their skills. Entertainment includes a blend of reggae, techno, and disco, as well as an assortment of Latin rhythms that really set the dance floor on fire. The alienate Club sees a diverse crowd of partiers of all ages including locals and visitors from out of town.
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The Great Canadian Cabin Bar

4) The Great Canadian Cabin Bar

A great nightclub found nestled in the ByWard Market, an historic are of Ottawa, the Great Canadian Cabin Bar serves up an evening of casual and friendly partying each night with the hottest tunes and a warm, inviting atmosphere. Features of this club include a long bar able to accommodate a good crowd with booth seating around it, twelve pool tables, and a spacious outdoor patio area that’s great for relaxing in the summer breeze. The Great Canadian Cabin Bar attracts a mainly young, twenty-something crowd made up of a good amount of university students for a night of pure entertainment dancing to the sounds of top 40 and the trendiest dance music.

Operation Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 9 pm – 2 am
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Sotto Bar and Lounge

5) Sotto Bar and Lounge

The premiere club on the Ottawa nightlife scene, Sotto Bar and Lounge is an exclusive place to be seen offering up a lavish evening of exquisite entertainment in a chic and trendy setting. Aiming to appeal to guests looking for a cosmopolitan experience on the town, Sotto also offers a high-end VIP service. Sotto has a very strict door policy regarding attire and guests are encouraged to look their best in order to ensure entrance into this exclusive nightclub. Interior décor includes lavish embellishments and rich textures blending traditional and modern cues to complement Sotto’s upscale vibe and atmosphere.

Operation Hours: Friday – Saturday: 10 pm – 2 am
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Tequila Jacks

6) Tequila Jacks

A popular place to hang out with friends or meet new ones, Tequila Jacks provides a fun atmosphere for an evening of diverse entertainment to appeal to a wide variety of guests including young and old. Located in the historic ByWard Market are in Ottawa, Tequila Jacks features a great blend of musical entertainment each night, offering a mix of top 40, country, classic rock, and the hottest house music for an intense party vibe all night long. Tequila Jacks attracts anyone from university students to businessmen looking to let off some steam on the weekends and is also available to host a variety of private events and corporate functions.

Operation Hours: Thursday – Saturday: 10 pm – 2 am
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Dodge City

7) Dodge City

The best country bar Ottawa has to offer, Dodge City is found in the historic ByWard Market on Clarence Street. Interior décor is inspired by the country and western aesthetic set forth by Hollywood films from which the bar’s name takes its inspiration. Unique décor elements include a chandelier formed from a wagon wheel, a mounted buffalo head behind the bar, a mural of various Texas flags, a worn hardwood floor, and more thematic touches that make this friendly little nightspot and unique city attraction. Dodge City is also a splendid location to host private events and corporate functions with a downhome feel and a distinctive Southern charm.

Operation Hours: Friday – Saturday: 10 pm – 2.30 am

Walking Tours in Ottawa, Canada

Create Your Own Walk in Ottawa

Create Your Own Walk in Ottawa

Creating your own self-guided walk in Ottawa is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Ottawa Theatres Walking Tour

Ottawa Theatres Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Byward Market Nightlife 1

Byward Market Nightlife 1

Ottawa is not only one of Canada's cultural centers but also one of the most vibrant towns in the country. A delight for any music and dance lover. You can find a wide variety of clubs that will enchant you with some of the best martini, music and fun people. The city comes alive during the night and is ready to entertain even the most demanding clients. Dare to take a tour through Ottawa's best night clubs.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.7 km
Bars and Pubs Tour

Bars and Pubs Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Ottawa Famous Museums Walking Tour

Ottawa Famous Museums Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.2 km
Byward Shopping Tour in Ottawa

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km
Ottawa Famous Galleries Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Ottawa for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Ottawa has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Ottawa, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.