Article Date 08/06/2021

Ottawa's restaurants with patios scramble to serve an expected deluge of outdoor diners Friday

Source Ottawa Citizens

Ottawa restaurateurs are expecting a surge of customers when they reopen their patios on Friday, a few days earlier than anticipated and in keeping with provincial pandemic reopening plans announced Monday.

"Our hopes are very, very high," said Alex McMahon, owner of Arlo in Centretown, which can seat about 60 on its front and back patios.

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