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Address: Preston Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
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The "Little Italy" section of Ottawa including a nice selection...

The "Little Italy" section of Ottawa including a nice selection of restaurants.

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A good restaurant area

We go to Preston Street a few times a year - to enjoy the pubs and restaurants, most recently EVOO and the Heart and Crown. We also frequently use Preston Street as a route to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to Preston Street a few times a year - to enjoy the pubs and restaurants, most recently EVOO and the Heart and Crown. We also frequently use Preston Street as a route to other parts of the city, including the nearby Somerset Street and Chinatown. Preston Street is a fun place to check out the restaurants, cafes, shops... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

This should be the italian neighborhood At the entrance from Carling you are meet with a "Little Italy" sign hanged over the street. But it is more multicultural street than Italian, you can find here very good turkish and greek restaurants, also a stand up comedy theater. Also some north american restaurants. It si also a great place to take... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Although just a small area, it really was lovely to walk down and stop and look in some of the shops. Bought biscotti at Simply Biscotti. Have not tried them but they looked very good. The small shop was quite busy the day we were there. So many restaurants and cafes in the area. We stopped at Bridgehead for espresso.... More 

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Kamloops, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Preston Street is where Ottawa's Little Italy is ... Made a conscious effort to visit Little Italy, got a cab from our hotel by Rideau Center and got dropped off by the huge Little Italy sign / tunnel. We got out of the cab and were in awe of the sign and the painting inside the tunnel ... We then... More 

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Thank York130
Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Preston Street aka Little Italy is great. There are numerous good/great restaurants. We highly recommend Il Primo and Biscotti (coffee, desserts sandwiches) and recently Roberto's Pizza. Lots of on street parking (free Sunday). You can easily walk to Dow's Lake. Access from 417 westbound via Bronson (cross Bronson and take next left then right on Carling); 417 eastbound take Parkdale... More 

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Thank John J
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

Full of great restaurants with a refurbished main street, it's the heart of Little Italy in Ottawa, Canada's capitol city. Especially lively on warm summer evenings where patios are full of locals and visitors alike.

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Thank GR44andM
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

Preston Street connects Carling Road and Scott Street. All Italian restaurants serving great food/ drinks are on Preston. Not too wide a street but one of those oldest ones in Ottawa. Even locals spend lot of their money in these tasty restaurants. Don't go towards to Scott Street but stay between Carling and Pretoria Bridge. Just about 5 minutes of... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

I missed something here....after the huge little Italy sign, I passed nothing and then a Thai, Indian, Greek restaurant for to Pub Italia....hardly can call it Italian..... there was another spot and then nothing....did I start at the wrong end or did I Need a cab to get to the actual heart of it? Definitely not any Little Italy ever... More 

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Puebla, Mexico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015

There is not too much to see, do or eat. We were in Ottawa for a week an we felt that this was a waste of our time in the City.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2015

Preston street known as little Italy. Love it, for pasta, entertainment or drinks for fare anything Italian you can find it here. There are also more well known chain bars/pubs and a comedy club to boast. It is nice to go and walk in the summer stop for a beer or some pizza and enjoy the feel of little Italy... More 

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