welcome to wisetown

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welcome to wise town

A heartwarming oasis in Ottawa, where comforting coffee, tasty treats, and a touch of wisdom await you.

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Coffee & tea
pastries
cocktails
sandwiches
mocktails
Coffee & tea
pastries
cocktails
sandwiches
mocktails

our specialties

coffee

Indulge in the timeless delight of artisan coffee and our specialty in-house brews

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cuisine

Our menu offers a selection of sweet and savoury treats to satisfy any craving

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cocktails

Join us for a laid-back evening of good times and good vibes infused into every sip

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who we are

Nestled in the heart of Ottawa, our cozy café is a leisurely haven, where the coffee is comforting, the treats are tasty, and every visit adds a dose of wisdom and warmth to your day. Whether you're a local seeking a tranquil hideaway or a curious visitor exploring the area, make Wise Town your next stop!

family-friendly

vegan-friendly

pet-friendly

duffy

founder

marianne

Barista

maddy

Barista

emmanuelle

Barista

hadil

Barista

planning an event?

Bring your events to life in our trendy space. From business meetings to social soirées, our versatile venue caters to your every need, ensuring a seamless and memorable experience for you and your guests.

social events

Dive into discussions and host a night to remember at our cafe, the ideal setting for your social rendezvous'.

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wine & cheese

Sip, savour, and unwind at our wine & cheese events for an evening of delightful pairings and casual elegance.

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plan your own

Craft a unique event in our stylish space. No matter the occasion, our cafe is your canvas for personalized celebrations.

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coming up soon

Get ready for an epic night of fun! Join us on December 22nd for a night of jingle jazz with sensational New York Jazz Trio - Soundproof.

friday December 22nd, 2023 - 9pm to 1am

What's included in the ticket?

- Performance by Soundproof
- Glass of red or white wine
- Charcuterie board

customer reviews

"Such a cozy place to study or hang out! Vibes are great and staff is so friendly. Favourite Centretown coffee shop."

Maggie h.

"This is the most beautiful, cozy and charming cafe in town. The decor is only elevated by the kindness of the girls who work there."

Claudia A.

"Soothing atmosphere as well as very friendly and pleasant staff and the place is really clean. I loved my cappuccino."

Abeer a.

"We came across this lovely little gem while strolling down Elgin street after dinner. We enjoyed their specialty lattes and macaroons."

Dahlia h.

"I tried this cafe, because they allow dog to go in and sit with you. I really enjoyed my experience. The food and drinks were delicious."

Eli m.

"The coffee was great! Sweet and not too bitter. The atmosphere was so comfortable, I was able to work on my readings for two hours."

Jasmine j.

"A true breath of fresh air, this café epitomizes what a coffee shop should be: cozy, warm, and friendly, with exceptional coffee to boot."

Georges b.

"From the moment I stepped in, I was greeted by a warm and inviting ambiance that perfectly balances the elements of a serene study spot."

Salam a.

"It's great to have a local coffee shop in the neighbourhood! The space has lots of seating and a very cozy/welcoming atmosphere."

Ardyn n.

"Wide variety of coffees and delicious pastries, both sweet and savoury, sandwiches and baked goods. Perfect spot to catch up with a friend,"

Chloé

come visit us

Our doors are always open to you! Whether you're looking for a coffee on-the-go or a tranquil corner to get some studying or work done, we're here!

329a elgin street, ottawa, ontario

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