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Vittoria Trattoria

35 William St, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6Z9, Canada (Byward Market Area)
(613) 789-8959
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Ranked #80 of 2,163 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Byward Market Area
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

This nice Italian eatery was just right for our anniversary dinner. First, they offered to fit us in when we called to reserve and advised it was our anniversary. We arrived to a huge line up and walked past to get to our seat right away. The very patient, polite and helpful waiter ensured my wife's numerous food allergies were... More

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Thorold, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I have never been disappointed at this restaurant. Everytime I am in Ottawa I make a point of going there. The wine and food selection always has something that I want. The Caprese Salad is the best I've ever had here, please never take it off the menu or change it! Thank you again for not disappointing!

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San Francisco, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Above average tourist-area Italian food. Although this was not the best Italian I have ever had, it was a solid option for the location. To Start:I had the soup special - carrot and turnip which was very flavourful. My partner had the spinach and artichoke dip, it was average. Mains: I had the funghi e pancetta penne, very rich but... More

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Toronto, Canada
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We made a point of coming back to Vittoria Trattoria on our most recent trip to Ottawa because we had such a great experience on our last trip. We were not disappointed. We were seated by the pizza oven and got to see the pizza chef do his thing. Our server was very friendly, and our food came out promptly.... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Dropped in using reviews and proximity... not disappointed! Service was friendly and fast, good menu choices, great atmosphere... Sat at the bad with my girlfriend and had a very enjoyable dinner of chicken parm and veggie pasta, all washed down with a nice wine. Solid option in the By!

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St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

While visiting family in Ottawa, they brought us to Vittoria Trattoria. We had a reservation for 8 people but were sat at two tables of four beside each other. It was explained to us that the two separate tables were to aid the serving staff with access to each tables (one was a booth). What our server failed to mention... More

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north yorkshire
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We failed to get in this restaurant on our first night in Ottawa as it was so busy but booked for our second night and watched many others being turned away. The place was full, but service good. The cocktails were great and the wine list had some good wines. We had a fantastic meal and my 9 year old... More

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Ottawa, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The food the service the wine are always fine here. We have eaten here at least 10 times over many years and they have never let us down. Tonight was our 29th anniversary and no exception a special evening at our favorite place

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St. John
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and based on other reviews and the overall rating decided to try it. We were not disappointed. We came first on a Wednesday and enjoyed it so much we returned on Sunday. Service and food were great both times as well as the atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fabulous meal on both visits. Atmosphere is very relaxing and the service is attentive, yet easy. Definitely recommend for a great evening out in Ottawa.

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