Stores, restaurants and other services open in Ottawa during COVID-19 pandemic
OTTAWA — Ottawa and eastern Ontario have entered Stage 2 of the COVID-19 reopening plan.
Under the plan, malls, salons and barber shops and bar and restaurant patios are allowed to open, with physical distancing measures in place.
Ontario ordered all non-essential businesses to close on March 24 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The province began to ease the restrictions in May.
Here is a list of businesses allowed to be open in Ottawa and eastern Ontario:
- Essential businesses (Grocery stores, pharmacies, other essential businesses)
- Retail outlets
- Bars and restaurants for takeout, delivery and dining on the patio
- Barber shops, salons, beauty parlours, tattoo studios, day spas, tanning salons,
- Garden Centres, nurseries and greenhouses
- Hardware stores and safety supply stores
A full list of essential businesses has been published by the Ontario government.
Ottawa’s malls are now allowed to open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Bayshore Shopping Centre is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday
- Carlingwood Shopping Centre is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday
- Rideau Centre is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday
- Place d’Orleans is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday
- St. Laurent Centre is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday
- Tanger Outlets is open 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday
Shoppers are advised to check with the individual stores at the malls for hours of operation.
Here’s a look at stores, restaurants and other outlets that are open in Ottawa. Click on the section you want to see to jump to it.
- Retail outlets offering curbside pickup
- Grocery Stores
- Drug Stores and Pharmacies
- LCBO and Beer Store
- Bicycle Shops
- Other businesses
- Pet Care
Stores with a street entrance in Ontario are allowed to open for in-store shopping. Here is a list of stores who have told CTV News they are open for curbside orders.
AudioShop at 685 Bank Street is open for curbside pickup Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Book Market Orleans offers curbside pickup. Email or phone 613-824-3198 Monday and Tuesday 10-2, Friday 12-6 and Saturday 10-2.
Maker Savvy at 462 Hazeldean Road is offering cubside pickup for quilting and yarn needs.
Sleepy Hollow Children’s Furniture is offering curbside pickups through online orders. Customers will be called when their order is ready.
Trailhead Paddle Shack is offering curbside pickup Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m and is also opening its doors to in-store shopping. The store is closed Sunday.
Vincent Women’s Boutique is open for curbside orders from 10-5 Tuesday and Wednesday, 11-6 Thursday and Friday, 11-5 on Saturday, and 11-4 on Sunday. The store is closed Mondays.