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Centretown Ottawa Restaurant

PRIVATE ROOM AVAILaBlE FOR EVENTS

open for the best lunch in town monday to friday 11:30 to 2:00

dinner every night, open late Thursday to saturday

Fauna Food + Bar

(fau-na)
the animals of a particular region or habitat

fauna is about the things we love: eating and drinking with friends and family in a fun space. Our menu is seasonally driven and we support local farmers and producers wherever possible. We love the neighborhood and the space and are so happy to be open in Centretown.

The food

We like to have fun in the kitchen. We serve both small and full sized plates so you can try more than one dish. We use local ingredients wherever possible. We’re inspired by where we live, places we’ve been and things we’d like to do.

The drinks

We enjoy drinking while we eat and will offer a wine and cocktail menu with local drafts. We'll stay open later in the evening Thursday-Saturday for drinks and late night bites...

The space

A lot of love went into designing the space. We spent 2 years designing, sourcing products, and renovating 425 Bank Street. We wanted to take the concept of using sustainable and local products into the design as well. We have worked with some amazing professionals, vendors, and producers including Linebox Studios who designed the space, Inter_ex our General Contractor, Interversion in Montreal who made all of the tables and banquette (in Drummondville, Quebec), the Modern Shop on Sussex who helped us with our lights and downstairs tables, a Modern Space on Wellington helped us with our amazingly comfortable chairs and bar stools, Gusto Metalworks, who built our beautiful Zinc bar and Le Collectif Design who did an amazing job with our icons and branding. There are a ton of talented people around us and we have loved working with them to make fauna what it is. We also have a private room that is available and can seat 20 people (if you’re interested, give us a shout at 613.563.2862 or info@faunaottawa.ca)

 

LOCATION

425 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 1Y7

Fauna's location

Contact

(613) 563-2862
info@faunaottawa.ca
Online Reservation

Hours

Lunch
Mon-Fri 11:30am–2pm

Dinner
Sun-Thur 5:30pm–10pm
Fri-Sat 5:30pm–11pm

Bar open late

Parking

There is street parking on Bank Street and surrounding streets (Frank, Florence, Waverley)

There is a paid parking lot on Frank Street (East of Bank)

Public Transit

We are accessible by many bus routes. Best thing to do is check OC Transpo

 

Reservations

Call 613-563-2862 from 11am to 10pm daily, or book online.

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drinks

 

wine

by the glass

bubbles

vouvray brut,  bernard fouquet, domaine des aubuisièrers, loire, france

white/ rose / orange

palomino, “las 30 del cuadrado”, bodegas hidalgo, spain, 2016

chenin blanc, “tete d’ange”, manoir de la tete rouge, france, 2016

mauzac, “adèle”, laurent cazottes, vdf, 2016

albana, “terra!”, villa papiano, sillaro, Italy,2016

grenach gris/blanc, “bande de gypse”, domaine jorel, france,2014

red

gamay, “nouveau”, karim vionnet, Beaujolais-villages nouveau, 2017

tempranillo, “tío uco”, alvar de dios, toro, spain, 2016

syrah, “petit ours”, matthieu barret, côtes du rhône, france, 2016

gsc, “champs pentus”, domaine frédéric brouca, faugères, france 2016

by the bottle

REDS

new world

pinot noir/sauvignon blanc, “the pink pound”, patrick sullivan, australia, 2016

pinot noir , kew vineyards, beamsville bench, ontario, 2013

cinsault, “thirst”, radford dale, stellenbosch, south africa, 2016

gamay, “cuvee mon unique”, pearl morissette, lincoln lakeshore, ontario, 2014

grenach, “a tribute to grace”, angela osborne, santa barbara county, california, 2015

light red blend, “tendu”, matthiasson family vineyards, napa, california, 2016

shiraz/grenach, “tikka the cosmic cat”, jauma, maclaren vale, australia, 2016

cabernet franc, “cuvee juan”, pearl morissette, niagara, ontario, 2014

central europe        

    blaufränkish , “kalkundkiesel”, claus preisinger, weinland, austria, 2016

blauer wildbacher, “schilcher n27”, strohmeier, austria, nv

zweigelt/blaufrankisch, gut oggau, “atanasius rot”, weinland, austria, 2014

cab sauvignon/ zweigelt, “himmel auf erden”, christian tschida, burgenland, austria, 2016

zweigelt/cabernet franc, “kapitel 1”, christian tschida,  burgenland, austria, 2015

france

bandol, chateau ste anne, provence, france, 2014

poulsard, philippe bornard, côtes du jura, france, 2015

grenach, “les cliquets”, opi d’aquí, vin de france, 2016

grolleau, “rouge aux lèvres”, bainbridge and cathcart, loire, france

pinot noir, “charlaux”, jean-paul picard, sancerre, france, 2014

vonse-romanee, domaine vigot, burgundy, france, 2013

nuits-saint-georges, arnoux-lachaux, brugundy, france 2011

gamay, sarnin-berrux, cote d’or, france 2016

gamay/cabernet franc, belliviere, “pollux”, loire, france 2015

gamay, karim vionnet, chénas, beaujolais, france, 2016

gamay, karim vionnet, “vin de kav”, chiroubles, beaujolais, france, 2015

cinsault/grenach, chateau de la selve, “palissaire”, ardèche, france, 2014

grenach/carignan/syrah, domaine elodie balme, côtes du rhône, france, 2016

cabernet franc, cuvée higway.8, bainbridge and cathcart, loire, france, 2016

niellucciu, nicolas mariotti bindi, patrimonio, corsica, france, 2016

jurancon noir, “rack-ham”, laurent cazottes, vin de france, 2014

mourvèdre, “les fainéants”, opi d’aquí, vdf, 2015

syrah, hervé souhaut, rhone, france, 2016

syrah, “sainte epine”, hervé souhaut, rhone, france, 2014

gsm, “les terrasses”, regis boucabeille, cotes du roussilon villages, france, 2016

syrah, matthieu barret, “brise cailloux”, cornas, rhone, france, 2014

grenach/cinsault, yannick pelletier, “l’oiselet”, saint-chinian, france,  2014

cabs/malbec/merot, “bergecrac”, chateau barouillet, bergerac, france, 2016

mourvèdre/syrah, “clos sauveplane”, domaine frédéric brouca, faugères, 2013

grenach, “cuvée genest”, domaine de la guicharde, cotes du rhone villages, france, 2015

syrah, domaine entrefaux, crozes-hermitage, france, 2015

grolleau, clau de nell, val de loire, france, 2014

merlot, “cuvée emma”, grains d’estuaire, igp charentais, france, 2016

merlot, “emilien 2013”, château le puy, bordeaux, france,  2013

cotes catalanes, domaine des enfants, “le jouet”, france

spain

grenach, “la bruja de rozas”, commando g, vinos de madrid, spain, 2015

mencia/palomino, goyo garcia, “cobero”, cantabria, spain, 2013

tempranillo/albillo, goyo garcía, “garcia semova”, arlanza, spain, 2014

cabernet franc, “negre franc”, celler pardas, penedès, spain, 2012

manto negro/syrah, “gallinas + focas”, 4 kilos, mallorca, spain, 2014

callet/fogoneu, 4kilos, “12 volts”, mallorca, spain, 2015

monastrell/syrah, “bilogia”, casa los frailes, valencia, spain,  2014

greece

xinomavro, “le rosé”, ktima ligas, macedonia, greece, 2016

xinomavro, “xi-ro”, ktima ligas, macedonia, greece, 2015

italy

rosato di sangiovese, castello di potentino, toscana, italy, 2014

rosato di montalcino, biondi-santi, toscana, italy, 2011

sangiovese, “alberese”, fattoria di sammontana, rosso toscano, italy, 2016

barbera/ croatina, “frizzante”, croci, gutturio doc, italy,  2013

barbera/dolcetto, “semplicemente vino”, stefano bellotti, vdt, 2015

grenache / carignan / alicante, ampeleia, “unlitro,” toscany, 2015

negroamaro, “anne”, natalino del prete, salento rosso, italy, 2016

vino rosso, fabio gea, “mushroom panda”, piedmont, italy

grignolino rosso, fabio gea, “back grin”, piedmont, italy

sangiovese, villa calcinaia, chianti classic, italy, 2014

d’avola, “nero di lupo”, cos, sicily, italty, 2015

croatina, fattoria mondo antico, “agenore” italy, 2012

aglianico, “donnaluna”, viticoltori de conciliis, igp paestum, italy, 2015

bubbles

macabeu/xerelo, “de nit”, raventós i blanc, conca del riu anoia, 2014

pet nat, escoda sanahuja, mètode ancestral, spain, 2016

grolleau, marie thibault, “les grandes vignes,” loire, france, 2014

ortruga, “lubigo frizzante”, croci, emilia romagna, italy, 2015

debina, domaine glinavos, “paleokerisio,” greece, 2015

bérêche et fils, brut réserve, champagne, france, nv

cédric bouchard, “côte de val vilaine,” champagne, france, nv

agrapart & fils, “terroirs extra-brut,” champagne grand cru, france

larmandier-bernier, “longitude,” 1er cru, champagne, france, nv

marie courtin, “efflorescence,” champagne, france, nv

ulysse collin, “rose de saignee”, extra brut, champagne, france, nv

ruppert-leroy, “chardonnay brut nature”, champagne, france, nv

r.h. courtier,“grands vintages”, brut, grand cru, champagne, france

pierre péters, “cuvee de reserve”, blanc de blancs, brut, grand cru

r.h. courtier,“cuvee rose”, brut, grand cru, champagne, france

olivier horiot, “metises noir & blancs”, extra brut, les riceys, france

r.h. courtier,“cuvee tradition”, brut, grand cru, champagne, france  

BY THE BOTTLE

white / rose

new world

field blend, trail estates, “skin contact series”,  ontario, 2015

gewürztraminer - dry, trail estates, “skin contact series”, four mile creek, ontario

chardonnay, “cuvee metis”, pearl morissette, niagara, 2014

semillon/ chenin blanc, “a 1000 fires”, jauma,  maclaren vale, australio

chardonnay, southbrook, “whimsy!,” niagara, 2012

vermentino, “tendu”, matthiasson, napa valley, california, 2015

chardonnay, matthiasson, napa valley, california, 2014

chardonnay, “slint vineyards”, ochota barrels, adelaide hills, australia, 2016

central europe

grüner velttliner/welschriesling, gut oggau, “theodora”, weinland, austria, 2015

grüner velttliner, “am berg” bernhard ott, nierderösterreich, austria, 2015

riesling - dry, “bürklin estate”, dr. bürklin-wolf, pfalz, germany, 2016

riesling – dry, sybille kuntz, mosel, germany, 2015

pinot gris, movia, “ambra”, brda, slovenia, 2012

zelen, burja, vipava valley, slovenia 2016

pinot blanc/chardonnay, “weiss n7”, strohmeier, austria, nv

scheurebe/muscat, “himmel auf erden ii”, christian tschida, bugernland, austria, 2016

pinot gris, “podfuck”, milan nestarec, czech republic, 2014

chardonnay, “miky-mauz”, milan nestarec, czech republic, 2014

france

viognier/marsanne, “glouglou”, la tour pigeonnier, pays d’oc, france, 2016

pinot gris, pierre frick, alsace, france, 2011

pinot gris maceration, pierre frick, vorbourg alsace grand fru, france, 2016

grenach gris, “blablablanc”, jolly ferriol, roussillion, france, 2016

riesling/sylvaner/pinot gris, “voyages”, pierre frick, alsace, france, 2016

chardonnay, henri naudin-ferrand, hautes-côtes de beaune, bourgogne, france, 2011

savagnin, philippe bornard, “les marnes,” côtes du jura france, 2012

macabeu, domaine des enfants, “le jouet”, cotes catalanes, france, nv

vermentinu, nicolas mariotti bindi, patrimonio, corsica, france, 2016

terret blanc, leon barral, vdf, france, 2014

clairette blanche, eric texier, “adèle”, côtes du rhône, france, 2015

chenin blanc, roche aux moines, damaine aux moines, savenniéres, loire, france, 1999/2013

chenin blanc, mark et martial angeli, “la lune”, vdf, france, 2015

viognier/roussanne, hervé souhaut, rhone, france, 2016

vermentino/macabeu, “la maceration du soula n15”, la soula, vdf, france, 2015

italy

pinot grigio, venica, “jesera”, collio, italy, 2015

vitovska, vodopivec, venezia giulia, itay, 2011/2012

insolia, “evrò”,  rallo, sicily, italy, 2016

cortese, stefano bellotti, “bellotti bianco”, piedmont, italy, 2016

jakot, radikon, venezia giulia, italy, 2010

ribolla, radikon, venezia giulia, italy, 2010

fiano, “donnaluna”, viticoltori de conciliis, igp paestum, italy, 2016

pinot grigio, “fuoripista”, foradori, dolomiti, italy, 2015

spain

xarel-lo, “calcari”, pares balta, penedès, spain, 2016

verdejo, menade, rueda, spain, 2016

verdejo, “cucú”, barco del corneta, tierra de castilla y léon, spain, 2016

malvasia/macabeo/xarelo, “rupestris”, celler pardas, penedes, spain, 2016

viura, honorio rubio, “lias finas,” rioja, spain, 2012

xerel-lo, clos lentiscus, “perill blanc,” penedès, spain, 2015

chenin blanc, escoda-sanahuja, “els bassotets,” conca de barberà, spain, 2015

greece + georgia

assyrtiko, ktima ligas, igp pella, greece, 2016

roditis, ktima ligas, ipg pella, greece, 2016

rkatsiteli, pheasant’s tears, kakheti, georgia, 2016

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Reserve our Private Room

We have a private room that is available and can seat up to 24 people. If you're interested, give us a shout at 613.563.2862 or info@faunaottawa.ca

 

 

 

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jon svazas - Chef & Owner

Jon has spent the last 12 years working in kitchens all over Ottawa including Taylor’s Genuine Food and Wine, Domus Cafe, Farbs, Vittoria Trattoria and the Arc Hotel. Jon is happiest in the kitchen and hanging out with his family. He has spent the last two years on the insane process of opening the restaurant and is happy to be open and cooking for you.

Billy Khoo - Chef de Cuisine & partner

Billy was born in Malaysia and raised in Ottawa. He started his culinary career very young from helping out in the kitchen of his parents restaurant. At a local hotel, he worked his way up from dishwashing to sous chef. He then went on to pursue his passion of fresh and local produce at Taylor's Genuine food and wine bar where he met Jon Svazas and Doug Parsonage. Billy utilizes culinary techniques from his asian background as well as from french training from the hotel. In his few hours off, Billy enjoys film and wine with friends.

JAY LEACH - GENERAL MANAGER

Jay is from England, but has spent most of his adult life traveling the world. He started working the restaurant business in the UK where he was the general manager of a very popular restaurant and music venue called Cox’s Yard. He then went on to become the Food and Beverage Director at ArkBar in Thailand- one of Thailand’s most popular vacation spots with over 5000 guests a night, 7 bars and 2 restaurants. Following his time in Thailand, he came to Canada where he has been working in the hospitality industry ever since.

 

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