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Julia Ristorante

312 Lakeshore Road E., Oakville, Ontario L6J 1J2, Canada
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Ranked #50 of 390 Restaurants in Oakville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $23
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Latin
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Mississauga, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Chef Julia Hanna has two restaurants in Oakville, and this one in the charming downtown area is the more ground-breaking of the two. There are delectable entrees from a variety of tropical countries that are artfully assembled and downright delicious. It is not super-expensive and there is lots of seating in a comfortable place of colourful ambience. The wait staff... More 

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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I come here for their seafood salad. It has very generous portions of seafood, lovely dressing. It is a perfect lunch. The patio is a lovely spot in the summer. The table at the front by the window is a great spot when the weather is not as nice. Always get great service and a great meal. This is my... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A group of us had dinner there over the holidays. Only one of the 7 liked both the appetizer and the entree. Our waiter was very apologetic and offered a dessert or coffee but we were not offered any other compensation. The cost of our portion of the dinner, just for the two of us, was over $200.00 and we... More 

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Chef312Lakeshore, Manager at Julia Ristorante, responded to this review

Hello, We are also very disappointed that you did not enjoy your experience at Ristorante Julia. We hold our quality of food and service to the highest standards and to know that you left our restaurant after not enjoying your evening concerns us, especially given the average guest check of your experience was substantially higher than what is the norm.... More 

Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We enjoyed lunch here on a busy Saturday in December. The place is comfortable, welcoming, and pleasant. Interesting menu items, with smaller plates and main sized items too. Distinct Mexican flavours on some of the dishes. Innovative salads and sides. Enjoyed the tuna starter, and the pastas were fresh and yummy. Gracious service with a smile. We will definitely be... More 

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Hudson, Ohio
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Visiting form Ohio and San Diego and happened to try this place just by chance for lunch/brunch. Did we luck out; what a wonderful place! Are party had the Marisco Salad, the Sweet Patato Crusted Salamon, Eggs Benedict, and Crab & Samon Cakes. Everyone raved about the food. Out server was very friendly and attentive. We would definitely eat here... More 

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Yesterday evening three of us had dinner at Julia's in Oakville, Ontario. We had been to this restaurant many years ago and had only pleasant memories. Sadly, the restaurant has not kept up. We should have known as soon as we came upon their patio at the entrance...it was dirty and kitschy looking. The service was good, however, the food... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A Lovely Sunday Brunch at Julia's in Oakville, I loved it so much I went back the following week to try another menu item. It was so nice to have the same waiter both times, who was helpful making suggestions to tempt my pallet. My first visit choice - Salmón con Batata - (grainy Dijon & dill chimichurri|oven roasted tomato... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Julia is an excellent Italian restaurant with a Latin twist. It is very nicely decorated, with more private areas and patio for the warmer days. The service is great: servers are extremely friendly and polite and the manager makes you feel like you are at home. There is a varied but the gnoquis are a must try as well as... More 

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our friends in Oakville chose Julia's. Great choice. A short but varied menu with something for all tastes. Friendly and helpful staff in a relaxing atmosphere. We were the last to leave but there was no pressure.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We went to Julias for a family dinner on a saturday evening, it wasn't horribly busy and we were able to be seated on the patio. My daughter ordered a salad, my wife orded seafood past and i ordered the trout (the special). It didn't take too long before our meal arrived, my daughters salad was really only greens with... More 

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Additional Information about Julia Ristorante

Address: 312 Lakeshore Road E., Oakville, Ontario L6J 1J2, Canada
Phone Number: 905-844-7401
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 23
Cuisine: Italian, Latin

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