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Preston Street

Preston Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
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A very pleasant walk

Preston is lined with interesting restaurants. A nice walk if you are near Dows Lake. Make you... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
YingBernardFrancois
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Ottawa, Canada
Little Italy - Great Place to Visit

Unlike Chinatown, this is worth the visit. Preston Street has a ton of restaurants that are top... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Darren D
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Kemptville, Canada
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The "Little Italy" section of Ottawa including a nice selection of restaurants.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“little italy” (4 reviews)
“dow's lake” (8 reviews)
“il primo” (3 reviews)
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Preston Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Preston is lined with interesting restaurants. A nice walk if you are near Dows Lake. Make you feel like you are in another city.

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Unlike Chinatown, this is worth the visit. Preston Street has a ton of restaurants that are top notch. Very close to Dow's lake, ideal spot to go for food after going to the canal or the tulip's festival. Note parking can be a pain.

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Great street full of restaurants. Try Robertos for great pizza, La Favourita, Il Primo, and EVOO...are all great.

Thank John J
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Experience Italy - this street, located in Ottawa's Little Italy district, features restaurants and stores with an Italian flavour. An exciting place to visit - friendly, well designed for both casual and more formal dining encompassing some of Ottawa's best restaurants.

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I like to walk down Preston street and pick a pub or restaurant to stop in. Lots of selection to choose from, especially from an Italian perspective. The street is right in the heart of Little Italy so lots of Italian culture...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2016 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...More

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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...More

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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...More

Thank CDillon
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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...More

Thank York130
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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...More

Thank John J
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