Best Food at Canadian Tire Centre
Canadian Tire Centre (Canadian Tire Center) is home to the Ottawa Senators NHL team. The venue opened in 1996 at 1000 Palladium Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K2V 1A5, Canada, in the west suburb of Kanata. Outside of hosting Ottawa Senators hockey games, the venue hosts numerous concerts and events year-round for fans to enjoy in downtown Ottawa.
Here is the Canadian Tire Centre food guide!
Classic Canadian Tire Centre Food
- Tim Hortons: Coffee, donuts, and more can be found through multiple concession stands throughout the venue to enjoy during an NHL game.
- Sens Express: Hot dogs, popcorn, pretzels, nachos, soda, water, beer, and more throughout the hockey arena
- Burger Shack: Burgers, hot dogs, fries, onion rings, and more out in sections 206 and 224
- ByTown Grill: Burgers, fries, soda, and more out in section 119
New Food at Canadian Tire Centre
- Genuine Fatboys Southern Smokehouse Bar-B-Que: BBQ sandwiches, pulled pork, brisket, chicken, and more out in section 220
- Golden Place: Egg rolls with plum sauce out in multiple concession stands throughout the concourse
- Mott’s Clamato: Serving up Canada’s Cocktail and more specialty drinks out in section 209
- Six Pints: Craft beer and sandwiches out in section 106
- Smoke’s Burritorie: Hand-rolled burritos along with the famous chicken n waffle burrito out in section 223
- Smoke’s Poutinerie: Get the original poutine to enjoy during a hockey game at sections 205 and 225
- Long Star Cantina: Chips, salsa, queso, margaritas, beer, soda, and more out in section 106
Classic Dessert Choices
- May Contain Nuts: Beer nuts, fudge, cotton candy, and more out in sections 107, 205, and 222
Can You Bring Outside Food into Canadian Tire Centre?
Fans can’t bring any outside food or drinks into the sports venue. However, there are plenty of great bars and restaurants in downtown Ottawa to visit before and after a game. Most fans like to meet up at the bars near the venue before a game before heading over to the hockey venue on game day.
Check out the Canadian Tire Centre parking guide to know where to park for a Senators game!
Can You Smoke Inside the Venue?
There is no smoking allowed inside the hockey venue. However, fans can smoke before or after the game outside the hockey stadium, but there is no re-entry if you leave during a sens game or concert.
Popular Matches against the Ottawa Senators
Specific home game matches during the regular season draw more fan interest against the Ottawa Senators than others. Those big-time matches are when the Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadians, Boston Bruins, and Winnipeg Jets visit. Other popular games against the Ottawa Senators are when the Detroit Red Wings, Buffalo Sabres, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Florida Panthers come to town.
What is the Seating Capacity at the Venue?
Canadian Tire Center, home of the Ottawa Senators, can hold a seating capacity of 18,652 for a hockey game. For other events during the season, the venue can have more fans.