Ottawa has always been a great place to find unique locally owned businesses, but in recent years it seems as though they have multiplied with a magnitude of support behind them! Amazing! Here are some of my favourite local shops across Ottawa:
Jacobson’s Gourmet Concepts
If you’re looking for a special gift for the foodie in your life, you must visit Jacobson’s! They import various cheeses and gourmet foods from across the world as well as offer locally made products. Located at 141 Beechwood Ave.
Handmade vegan soap. All natural products great for sensitive skin! Located at 595 Gladstone Avenue.
Marie Antoinette & Co.
French country and old world décor. Your jaw will drop when you enter this store! It is simply gorgeous. Stop by their sister store Tinseltown Christmas Emporium next door as well. Another site to see!! Open all year round. Located at 1096 Somerset Street West
Maker House Co.
Sells products from over 100 makers across Canada! They also donate 2% of all sales to non-profits in our community. How great is that? Located at 987 Wellington Street West
A favourite place to shop jewellery! They have 3 stores across Ottawa: 50 Rideau St, 799 Bank St, 430 Richmond Rd
A new favourite among friends and family. We cant get enough! In business since 2011 making handmade jewellery inspired by nature. Located online but found at many craft shows and retailers across the city.
Flowers Talk Tivoli
Carrying some of the most exotic flowers in Ottawa. Always a pleasure to visit. Located at 282 Richmond Rd.
A kitchen supply and accessories store full of awesome kitchen gadgets. Located at 269 Dalhousie Street
Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s
A magical toy store offering fun for all ages! They carry a wide variety of kids toys and even some unique novelty items the adults are sure to get a kick out of. Never a dull moment in Mrs. Tiggy Winkle’s! Find them at 3 locations: 809 Bank Street, 50 Rideau Street, 315 Richmond Road
Roadtrip & Trustfund
Unisex clothing stores offering trendy brands in the heart of the ByWard Market. Roadtrip is located at 24 York Street (in the middle of the court yard) & Trustfund is located at 493 Sussex Dr
A clothing store bringing a little boho coastal style to the capital! They also carry some fabulous swimwear. Located at 1116 Wellington St W
These are just a few of the many local businesses Ottawa has to offer. Another great way to support your local community is to visit flea markets and craft shows such as 613 Flea, located at the Aberdeen Pavilion in Lansdowne Park once a month.