About Two Six Ate

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Stay tuned for details on our next Funky Brunch

Our concept is simple: making food inspired by local, fresh, sustainable products. We offer contemporary variations on classic dishes with just about everything prepared in house. We take pride in crafting a regularly changing menu based on the principle of seasonal nose-to-tail cooking.

Located in the heart of Little Italy, we are happy to embrace the neighbourhood and culture by incorporating Italian gastronomy and spirits.

We offer a small plates menu and our full menu is available Wednesday through Monday from 4:00 pm until 2:00 am (closed Tuesday)

Please contact us for reservations, group reservations, take-out orders, or any other inquiries.

Looking to book a party? Our upstairs dining room is available for large or private groups. Seated dinner, cocktail party, or late night celebration-
we’ve got you covered!
Call or e mail for details.

Beats'n Eats

Join us every Sunday for Beats ‘n Eats where we’ll have $5 pints and
1/2 priced bottles of wine all night starting at 4pm and music by DJ Grusm starting at 9pm

Two Six Ate Menu

Please note our menu is seasonal and changes regularly.
Certain menu selections may not always be available.

Our full menu is available
Wednesday through Monday
4:00 pm – 2:00 am
(closed on Tuesday)


Ring in the New Year at two six {ate}
Sunday, December 31st, 8:00pm – 3:00am

Come on over to Little Italy for our New Year’s Eve Canapé and Cocktail Party

$65 for unlimited canapés and a glass of prosecco to start the night off right
(vegetarian and gluten free options will be offered, please let us know of any
other dietary restrictions ahead of time)

DJ Grusm will be spinning all your favourite jams so bring your dancing shoes

Click here to buy tickets online or stop by in person. Physical tickets will be available at 268 Preston on Friday, December 15th.

What are we serving? We’re still adding to our menu for the evening but this is what we’ve cooked up so far:

oysters (gf)

snow crab puffs

grilled octopus skewers (gf)

black bean falafels (gf + vegan)

country fried cauliflower (gf + vegan)

truffle deviled eggs with trout roe (gf)

fried mussels

scallop crudo

purple corn polenta with wild mushrooms (gf + vegan)

spaghetti squash fritters (veg)

pheasant galantine with BC quince

tuna tartare

cornish hen wings (gf)

country fried foie on a potato bun with pickles

about our menu: we strive to use as much homegrown and local produce and ingredients as possible and make everything we can in house from scratch



268 Preston Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1R 7R3

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Two Six Ate Hours


Wednesday – Monday
(closed Tuesdays)
4:00 pm – 2:00 am


For same day reservations made after 2:00pm,
please call the restaurant at 613-695-8200.

For e-mail reservations please wait to hear
back from us to confirm your request.

Please note we are closed Tuesdays

We'll be in touch to confirm your reservation shortly!
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(613) 695-8200