The Best Italian Restaurants in Ottawa

Handpicked Top 3 Italian Restaurants in Ottawa, ON. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!


296 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1M3

Since 2010

Ricotta Stuffed Meatballs, Pecorino Potatoes, Mortadella Crostini, Burrata, Crispy Rabbit Milanese, Heritage Rissoto, Eggplant Lasagna, Veal Tongue Tonnato, Chilled Asparagus, Smoked Trout Deviled Eggs, Pan Seared Humboldt Squid, Beef Tartare, Sweets, Scafata, Wild Boar Bolognese, Linguini and Mushrooms, Town Cheese Plate & Carrot Cavatelli

Serves Modern, seasonal Italian fare at this intimate bistro with some delicious things such as Hearty Roasted Meats, Fragrant Herbs, Pillowy Gnocchis, Pestos, Polentas & Fresh Fish ● Try the Roasted Mortadella Sandwich for just $13, seared pork tenderloin for $29, ● Enjoy a stripped-down dining experience featuring smart upgrades on Italian classics ● Family owned restaurant ● Takeout available ● Offers house-made caramelle pasta for $21

Price: Starts from $6


Mon - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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216 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L6

Since 1997

Manicotti, Bruschetta, Mussels, Greco, Salads, Grilled Octopus, Minestrone, Pizzas, Flat Bread, Meatballs, Margherita, Calamari Fritti, Crocchette Di Patate, Bocconcini Impanati, Soups, Appetizers, Penne Primavera, Carbonara, Pasta, Tagliatelle, Rigatoni, Steak Gorgonzola, Gnocchi, Lasagna, Linguine Pescatore, Chicken Parmigiana & Veal Piccata

Conveniently located 7 minutes walking distance from Parliament Hill, 5 minutes from the National Art Centre and a stones throw from many major hotels ● Specializes in Making the fresh pasta daily ● Provides Fully private dining Room for Special Occasions on their second level for groups of 60-80 guests ● Offers group menu & outdoor seatings ● Free Wi-Fi ● Online Ordering & Deli catering menu available ● Family owned restaurant

Price: Starts from $5


Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri & Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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35 William Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 6Z9

Since 1996

Salads, Soups, Smoked Salmon, Prosciutto, Pizzas, Desserts, Pasta, Pescatore, Veal Piccata, Bruschetta, Escargots, Shrimp Sambuca, Alla Gorgonzola, Antipasto Della Casa, Meatballs, Spaghetti, Cannelloni Di Funghi, Aglio E Olio, Mussels, Funghi E Pancetta, Spinach and Artichoke Dip, Arrabiata, Alla Nonna, Carbonara, Secondi & Chicken Parmigiana

Serves in 3 locations within Ontario ● Offers Gropu Menu, dishes includes Roma, Toscana, Napoli, Verona & Siena ● Provides a wide range of rooms & services to host all kinds of intimate events or a group from 2-50 people ● Buy the Quattro Stagioni for $21 ● Takeaway option available ●

Price: Starts from $6

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Mon - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat & Sun Brunch 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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