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1665 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-526-4900
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Way too noisy and over priced

We went there with a group of 6. Found the service poor, extreemly noisy and the food was so so. It has deteriorated with years to the point where I won't return.

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
TomsRock
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Perth
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  • Reservations
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Perth
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We went there with a group of 6. Found the service poor, extreemly noisy and the food was so so. It has deteriorated with years to the point where I won't return.

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is now the second time in a row that this restaurant has failed to wow us. We were at Flying Piggy's for lunch today. We ordered the day's specials - a frittata with salad and smoked salmon in a cream sauce on fettucine. The salad arrived in an extremely small bowl it was very difficult to eat. I finally... More 

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Gatineau, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A friend suggested we eat here as she goes to the restaurant regularly. It is not far from her home. The outside is not much to look at but inside is different. The diffuse lighting produces a nice atmosphere and the booth offered some privacy. There was no music background which made it easier to enjoy our conversation. The food... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had high hopes for this restaurant and were very disappointed. We were the first of the group to arrive, and asked what the specials were, and we told that the server would rather wait until everyone else was there. We went for a birthday celebration, and told the waitress 3 times that this was a special occassion; had flowers... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I was staying at the new Residence Inn "near" the airport and walked around for about an hour looking for a beer and burger place before I settled into Flying Piggies just before closing. They welcomed me in and the chef whipped up a spicy Italian pasta dish before he closed down for the night. It was fantastic! You could... More 

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ottawa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The locals know this place and you'll need to elbow your way in. Reservations recommended. WE visit frequently. It is our go-to restaurant in Ottawa Recommended, soups, mussels, flighty boar fettucine, creme brule, andthing from the menu du jour.

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Kingston, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My family was travelling and wanting to avoid the typical chain restaurants. We stumbled upon this place on a list of many local restaurants the hotel provided. The atmosphere was warm and quaint, and it was difficult to choose a dinner from the many wonderful options including the handmade pasta. It was a little pricier than the usual chain options,... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We ate here last night as part of a group of 14. The food was very good and the atmosphere was excellent. We had a private room so my comments do not reflect the atmosphere of the restaurant as a whole, just the private room. We split an appetizer of crab cakes which were excellent. I ate the pasta which... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

In the south of Ottawa I consider it very fortunate that there are a few great area restaurants. This is one of the handful and a consistent choice for us as a weeknight or weekend outing. We started off going here as a couple eight or more years ago and now we go with our four year old. Our most... More 

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Toronto
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Read the good reviews and thought we would try it. Food ok but our service experience was terrible. My son placed his order and when food arrived the order was not correct. Waitress apoligized and took away his meal. After 15 minutes of waiting, waitress brought him a new entree but a totally different entree to what he had ordered.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1665 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-526-4900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?