During the holy month of Ramadan, several restaurants in Ottawa have elected to extend their hours of operation in order to accommodate their Muslim customers.
Ramadan, which began on April 24th and will end on May 23rd, is a time of spiritual reflection and fasting observed by millions of Muslims around the world. During this time, Muslims typically abstain from food and drink from dawn to sunset.
In an effort to provide food to their customers in a timely manner, several restaurants in Ottawa have extended their hours to allow patrons to purchase food before sunrise or after sunset. These eateries, located in various parts of the city, are offering a variety of menu items, from traditional Middle Eastern foods like kebab, shawarma, and falafel, to other international cuisines.
One popular spot is Zaytouna, located in the city’s east end. The restaurant, which is open from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m., has a wide selection of Mediterranean dishes, including shawarma, falafel, and grilled chicken.
Another popular eatery is Darna, located in Ottawa’s south end. This restaurant, which is open from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m., serves traditional Moroccan and Mediterranean dishes, including couscous, kebab, and tajines.
For those looking for a more international experience, the city’s west end boasts the Al-Aziz restaurant, open from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m., which offers a variety of Middle Eastern and international cuisines.
In an effort to facilitate observance of the holy month of Ramadan, a number of restaurants in Ottawa have extended their hours to accommodate their Muslim customers. From traditional Middle Eastern dishes to international cuisines, these eateries offer a wide selection of meals to enjoy during the fasting hours.