El Camino - ByWard Market

In the heart of Ottawa's Byward Market, El Camino opened up their second location. Different from their more moody relative on Elgin, Camino Clarence is full of energy and atmosphere brought on by university students, tourists and locals alike.

Interactive Bar

Interactive Bar

Like the OG restaurant on Elgin, the "U" shaped bar encourages servers to engage with patrons and creates a more inclusive atmosphere.

Design Insight - Engraved Art

A regular collaborator with Linebox is area artist, Chris Griffin. His work is visible on the walls here, where he etches freehand onto wet concrete compound walls.

Look close for a hidden message by the artist.
Taco Fact

Taco Fact

The 1st and 2nd best selling tacos at El Camino are the fish and ox tongue tacos respectively.

“Collaborating with Andrew and his team gives us the opportunity to create something truly unique and that embodies the character of our food".
Owner, Chef


Photography: JVL Photography

Artist: Chris Griffin

Bar top and taco holders: Bill Riseborough