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Carmello's Italian Restaurant

300 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (Byward Market Area)
(613) 563-4349
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Ranked #197 of 2,236 Restaurants in Ottawa
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: On Queen Street between Kent and Lyon St.
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Quick friendly service, good food. Good location if you are near the parliament buildings. relaxed atmosphere, great for groups or couples.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We come to Ottawa every year and this is our favorite dinner spot! The food and service is always good. We have 2 kids that are picky eaters and this restaurant always accommodates. It's just good Italian food!

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I've been going here for many years now, and always enjoy the food. Well-done, not pretentious and generous portions. I do miss the lobster festival in the summer, so hope that returns!

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Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Really have to hand it to you Carmello's; you slowly but surely won me over. This year when my wife asked where I would like to go for my birthday, I asked to go to your fine establishment without hesitation. It started with a company lunch during the holidays probably four years back, then a Groupon with my wife and... More 

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Kanata, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We went for New Year's again. We do most years. Service was great. A little slow at the end but they were busy so it was expected an we were not in a hurry. The kitchen forgot my friends mushrooms and after we asked we received a large bowl full. It was great. They were extremely friendly as always and... More 

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Toronto
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant - that speaks volumes! This is a great Italian restaurant - suitable for families. The food was fantastic - I really enjoyed the pizza and the carrot soup. The service was outstanding. We would definitely return to this restaurant on our next trip to Ottawa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Came to ottawa for one of the first times and was blown away by the food at Carmellos! The waitress recommented the Odessa pasta and it was amazing. I would recommend it to all Italian good lovers (and even those who arent) so much that i am writing this review in the restaurant before I leave. Thanks Carmellos!

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Calgary, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is one of my favorite restaurants in downtown Ottawa. The service is always good and the food is excellent. They have amazing pasta, but the soups and pizzas are also very good. The atmosphere is not pretentious, and I find that the food is reasonably priced. I usually visit Carmello's at least once every time I go to Ottawa,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The pasta is good perhaps a little on the gummy side the salads are great, excellent portions on everything. . This is probably one of the better bargains in downtown Ottawa. I have been here for both lunch and diner never been disappointed.

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Service was very good, food was hot when served and portions were very generous. Salmon with Spinach Fettuccine with fine but a little bland. Our group enjoyed everything from pasta to pizza.

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Additional Information about Carmello's Italian Restaurant

Address: 300 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 563-4349
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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