Hola Amigos! If you’re craving for that deliciosa comida española like paella, croquetas, jamon, and chorizo, we have noted for you the best Spanish Restaurants in Ottawa. Hop on that car and head out to one of these cocinas. Vamonos!!!
1). The Soca Kitchen
93 Holland Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 0Y1, Canada
The Soca Kitchen is a Spanish & Latino fusion, where Chef Daniela Manrique blends flavors from Spain and Latin America, bringing something new to Ottawa. A place where you can relax with one of Gustavo Belisario’s unique cocktails and enjoy many different Spanish & South American Tapas & Raw Bar.
2). Taqueria La Bonita
1128 Cadboro Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 7P5, Canada
Enjoy traditional Mexican cuisine in Ottawa, home made from ancient family recipes, with the freshest ingredients to bring out all the flavours that will excite your taste buds and soothe your soul!
3). Bar Laurel
1087 Wellington St W, Ottawa, ON K1Y 2Y4, Canada
Bar Laurel is named after Calle del Laurel in Logroño, Rioja, a street that is famous for pinchos, tapas and wine. The menu for Bar Laurel is inspired by the owner’s trips to the Basque country and the Rioja region: lots of small bites (pintxos), wines by the glass, sherry and vermouth based cocktails, secreto iberico, seasonal vegetables cooked on charcoal and ribeye and chickens cooked in the wood-fired oven. Ingredients are sourced locally when possible.
4). 222 Lyon Tapas Bar
222 Lyon St N, Ottawa, ON K1R 5V7, Canada
222 Lyon opened in 2003 and is housed in a 19th century home which maintains it sense of rustic hominess that’s reflected in both its layout and décor. The menu features an extensive selection of tapas, including garlic shrimps, mushroom croquettes, spanish meatballs, chicken al ajillo and everyones favorite – squid a la romana, perfect for sharing! This quaint downtown eatery has a cozy ambiance to enjoy conversation with your Spanish- style tapas.
5). La Cabana Restaurant
848 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, ON K1Z 5Z4, Canada
La Cabaña is the first Salvadoran restaurant in Ottawa, opened in May 1996. Before its opening, the owners Irma and David maede a few trips to Montreal to sample foods from their native El Salvador. Today, the restaurant has grown and has offers a piece of their little El Salvador to their fellow Ottawans. Come by for a couple of pupusas… or five. You won’t be disappointed!
6). El Camino
380 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1M9, Canada