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Free Hookups is proud to be promoting Canada. Being that Ottawa is the capital of Canada, there is obviously an amazing nightlife happening in this political town. Trudeau isn´t the only hot guy around, and we all know Canadian girls are by far the prettiest. Come spend a night or two in the city that shaped the way Canada lives. Strong and free. No matter what night of the week you are looking to show up at, you can´t go wrong with any of the Ottawa hookup bars and clubs FreeHookups have listed. These tried, tested and true bars will have you card punched every night of the week.

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History Of Ottawa Hookup Bars

While Toronto might be the place that everyone flocks, the main city in Canada has always been (and will always be) Ottawa. It is our Nation´s capital. It´s where our Prime Ministers have called home for centuries. With this amazing title comes great responsibility to our people to host the best nightclubs and nightlife possible. When you come to Ottawa, you will come for the history, but you will stay for the amazing culture and amazing nights. Majority of the action happens around Elgin St and Bank St, but trust us when we tell you that if you want classic Ottawa fun, the historic Byward Market district is where it´s at.

The Byward Market was brought to life in 1827. However, that past is boring and you can read about it other places. We are here to talk about the history of the night, so fast forward a hundred years to when the ByWard Market had begun the huffle and shuffle of big city living. Clubs were becoming more prominent and bars were busting with people getting away from their lives. It became is the center for entertainment and a cultural hub of wonderful places to eat and socialize and party. For close to another century, the city just kept booming, some places kept true to their native stigma, while others preferred to grow with the times. If you want to know what makes Canada a great place to party and be free, get your true north strong in Ottawa. It´s the capital for a reason.

Ottawa hookup clubs became popular at the beginning of the 1990s and there was a club for everyone. From grunge music dance halls to hip hop dance floors, whatever you wanted, you got it. Majority of the them faded out as times changed, but that didn´t stop others from showing up in their place. People have been flocking to Ottawa for decades to check out the nightlife. Visit us on Canada Day (July 1st) and see how Canadians can really party.

As amazing as the Byward Market might be, there are also millions of other amazing hot spots that have come to fruition over the years. Rideau St and Canal St for instance, right by Parliament have some of the most happening bars. Don´t get caught in the loop of going to the same few places over and over again when history has proven that there is so much more out there.

There is something so magical about Canada´s capital and the hot prime minister that situates himself there. Trust us, when we say that if you are looking for a hot spot to hit up and find some of the best Ottawa hookup bars, then you are coming to the right directory. Let the party begin!

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The Best Times To Go Out In Ottawa

As per usual, the best nights to go out to a club are on average Thursday to Saturday night. People don´t have to work as hard the next day to nurse that hangover. Get yourself going crazy on the weekend. However, if you are looking for something a little bit more casual and somewhere a bit less bumping music where you can talk to the person next to you, we have the perfect hot spots for you that are serving up the best drinks around and the ambiance to go with it. Having said that, there are a few bars and clubs that turn Wednesdays into the ultimate party night. Be on the lookout, there is always something happening here every night of the week.

The Hottest Ottawa Hookup Clubs And Bars : Directory

If you are looking for a good time any night of the week, we have made it extra simple for you to figure out your plans and help you have the best time possible in our nation´s capital. We have provided options for everything you could want from a casual place to grab a drink, somewhere to go sing your little heart out at karaoke or somewhere to grind up a storm against the dark brown haired stud you were eyeballing all night.

The Best Ottawa Hookup Bars

These are some of the tried tested and true best bars of Ottawa. If you are looking for something to do any of night of the week, we can help you find the perfect Ottawa date hookup spot to have the perfect drink and maybe meet the perfect stranger. Majority of the bars are open until late every night of the week and most of them have an amazing menu of drinks and food, ready for you to peruse. The reason these hookup bars are so good is because they are held up to a certain standard of quality in Ottawa. Trust us. We know quality.

The Heart And Crown

Type :
An Irish Pub
Space :
Fairly Large, outdoor seating.
Crowd :
Everyone welcome.
Website :
The Heart and Crown
Address :
67 Clarence St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5P5
Any Notes :
Non-smoking. All cards accepted. Open until 2am.
Brief Description :
This amazing Irish pub is considered to be one of the cheapest, yet one of the best pubs in town. The cozy atmosphere with a hometown feel tucked away in the city can be the starting point to a night of dancing or your whole night could be here sampling their amazing menu of food. This is a great place to meet people or settle in with friends and is a perfect spot for 2 or 500 of your closest acquaintances. Heart and Crown is a perfect date hookup spot in Ottawa. You can get wild or stay casual. The choice is yours.

The Manx Pub

Type :
Social Hub
Space :
Large but cozy
Crowd :
All ages.
Website :
The Manx Pub
Address :
370 Elgin St, Ottawa ON K2P 1N1
Any Notes :
TV free, non-smoking, all cards accepted. Open until 1am
Brief Description :
The Manx Pub has been running its taps since 1993 and they have had a steady stream of customers ever since. This social hub has made a name for itself as a place for artists, writers, students, politicians and basically anyone who needs a place immerse themselves in the laid back creative nightlife. They have a full menu featuring amazing food, handcrafted cocktails and locally sourced craft beers. They even boast having a brunch that is so amazing it is considered to be legendary. Whether you are enjoy an Old Fashion with a couple or friends, or looking for inspiration for your next novel, this adorable hideaway is the place to go. Oh, and there´s no TV, which means no sports games, which means no rowdy people. Win. This place forces you to talk to the people around you and that is the perfect situation. Wouldn´t you rather talk than just drink in silence?

Grace O´Malley´s Pub

Type :
Modern Take On An Irish Pub
Space :
Large, outdoor seating available.
Crowd :
All ages welcome. Students to mature adults.
Website :
Grace O´Malley´s Pub
Address :
1150 Ogilvie Rd, Ottawa, ON K1J 7P6
Any Notes :
Non-smoking, all cards accepted, family friendly. Open until 2am.
Brief Description :
Every night of the week, this hotspot is bumping with amazing deals. Every Monday you can get a pound of chicken wings for $7.50 (they do this deal again on Tuesday. It´s the deal so nice they do it twice). If you are looking for something a bit more casual drop in on a Saturday for the burger and fries deal that is also only $7.50. With these prices on food, it´s no wonder why people keep flocking back here every single night. However, don´t let their low prices and family atmosphere fool you, this is one of the most happening date hookup spots in Ottawa on a Friday or Saturday night. Whether you are coming with friends or you are coming for a date. You won´t regret coming to Grace O´Malleys. It might be a bit of a small chain, but places like this become chains because they are amazing.

The Moonroom

Type :
Lounge, Cocktail bar
Space :
Cozy lounge atmosphere with outdoor seating
Crowd :
+19, college students to mature adults
Website :
The Moonroom
Address :
442 Preston St, Ottawa ON K1S 4N6
Any Notes :
All cards accepted. Non-smoking. Open until 2am.
Brief Description :
This is a more upscale lounge. Drinks are crafted to perfection. The menu is something to drive miles for. There is no need for vintage video games, tv´s blaring hockey or pool tables to keep you entertained. The lounge on its on will do that for you. The word on the street about this place the cauliflower shawarma is amazing, they make mean and strong old fashion and the tunes can´t be beat. If you are looking to impress your first date or simply spend a night with a notebook and a great plate of food. This is the place to be. It does cost a bit more than your average run of the mill bar but it is worth every penny you spend here (even though the penny no longer exists). The fact that this bar has the essentials to make a perfect first date, means it can also be the perfect second and third one too.

The Best Clubs In Ottawa

There are literally so many Ottawa hookup clubs, it´ll be hard to choose just one. Your feet will be bleeding after all the dancing you will be doing. So, grab your hottest pair of heels, that sexy little black dress you have been dying to wear and few friends and get out on the town. While the drinks might not flow all night, the party never seems to stop.

Instead of searching all night for the perfect place to go, let us help you with that right away. Check our very in depth list of places to dance the night away at.

The Mercer Lounge

Type :
Gay nightclub
Space :
Two stories, nightclub, large dance floor,
Crowd :
College to young adult
Website :
The Mercer Lounge
Address :
56 Byward Market Square, Ottawa, ON K1N 7A2
Any Notes :
Live DJs, located in the Byward Market, all cards accepted, closed Thursday and Sunday
Brief Description :
The Mercury Lounge is the hottest rated gay club in Ottawa. Located in the heart of the Byward Market, it is a definite stop for you and your fun-loving friends. They feature live DJs, two stories and fully loaded bars. Whatever your plans may be, cancel them, and come to Mercury Lounge and see what all the fuss is about. They even feature their DJs music on the website so you can give it a listen prior and see if this is the kind of club you would be interested in going to. Judging by their music and DJs, we can already say YES, it is the best place to hit up and meet some hot local gay singles.

Zaphod Beeblebrox

Type :
Nightclub, Lounge
Space :
Large, big dance floor, plenty of cozy seating areas
Crowd :
College to Young adult
Website :
Zaphod Beeblebrox
Address :
27 York St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5S7
Any Notes :
All cards accepted, street parking, non smoking
Brief Description :
The name itself might sound familiar as it is based off a fictional character from Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy. However, don´t let the name confuse you. This club is out of this world. On top of it being a great place to dance and mingle with among Ottawa date hookups, they offer so much more. They have live DJs spinning their tunes every night. They offer up live bingo, live music and a very interesting group of performers. This is more than just a nightclub. It´s a lifestyle. They are also happy to boast that they try to make this a safe place so that women can be comfortable. They put gaining respect above all else and will happily make sure you are safely put into a cab at the end of the night.

Flybar

Type :
Nightclub, lounge
Space :
Large dance floor, one level, decent sized bar
Crowd :
College to young adult
Website :
Flybar
Address :
158 ½ Rideau St, Ottawa ON K1N 5X6
Any Notes :
Only open Friday and Saturdays, non-smoking, all cards accepted.
Brief Description :
Located in the heart of Ottawa´s downtown. Flybar offers up a great place to party. It is jammed packed during the weekend because it is only open two nights a week. Making it more exclusive to party goers. Huge bar that is fully stock with majority of alcohol brands and friendly bartenders. They serve up some amazing beats to dance to from their in-house DJs. The best part about this Ottawa hookup bar is that it is moderately priced. You can spend very little but have all kinds of fun.

Buddha Bar

Type :
Nightclub, Lounge
Space :
Large dance floor, decent sized bar, outdoor patio
Crowd :
College to young adult
Website :
Buddha Bar
Address :
104 Clarence St, Ottawa ON K1N 5P6
Any Notes :
All cards accepted, non-smoking, moderately priced, street parking
Brief Description :
Buddha Bar is located within the ever so popular ByWard Market. Making it a hotspot from locals to travelers to come and have a blast. This is one of the few nightclubs where the best night of the week to come is a Wednesday. Granted this is great because it´s always the week nights when we want to go out, but very few clubs are open. They feature an in-house DJ and a very large dance floor for you to kick yourself into high gear. The bar itself is always busy and full, but it is never packed. A lot can be said for that. While yes they might have the world´s smallest bathrooms (one stall per gender), they make up for it by having amazing staff that is very consistent with making sure your night is going great.

There is so much that this amazing city can offer to you. It will be hard to do everything in a short period of time. Ottawa is not only filled with such a rich offering of Canadian heritage, it is also one of the hottest places in Canada to come out and party. Now, if you really want to do Ottawa right, you will come here for Canada Day and see how Canadians party on our Nation´s birthday!

Planning a trip after Ottawa? Go to our directory and find out what area has the best date hookup spots. Don´t let yourself have another boring night alone when you could be living the dream. Free Hookups is here for you.

Ottawa Date Hookup Guide

The capital of Canada is ripe with amazing places to go out & have fun. There are so many Ottawa hookup bars that you should be trying almost immediately.

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