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Caffe Mio

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1379 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
(613) 761-5510
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gluten free and full of vegetables. Pleasant patio on relatively quiet street in Westboro. Knowledgeable and quiet staff. Perfect for intimate conversation!

Thank Marthe L
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Went there last night and really enjoyed our meal. If you are tired of small portion sharing meals you will find this restaurant a pleasant surprise. We three devoured our antipasta served with toasted baguette. The mussels in their coconut sauce were lovely and firm and my husband's Mio pizza was delicious. He actually took two pieces home which is... More 

Thank Alphatravelots
Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Walked by a few times and look like an expensive place, was looking for a patio place, its early and the patio looks good. Very friendly staff, order the daily pasta special, and soup (variation of the Gazpacho) delicious and good for a hot summer day. The pasta portion is good, prawns are done well and very tasty, enjoyed the... More 

Thank LuvTravelGal
Ottawa, Canada
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152 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a girls’ evening out at Caffe Mio, but was very disappointed by the rubbery calamari, the overpriced white wine, and the flavourless fettuccini Roberto. Fortunately the price reflects the quality of the food, and it seems a lot of neighbourhood folk come here for an evening out. Service was good, if pretentious. Good value for the money.

Thank Bijou7551
Caffemiomgt, Owner at Caffe Mio, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your evening and the service was good. I am sorry to hear that the food was not to your liking. As an owner I believe I speak for all of us in the restaurant industry that you should let your server know during your quality check if there is an issue so that... More 

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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

They have a nice open patio outside and the food and service is average to good. The wine by the glass is expensive and even a half litre is quite expensive. It is difficult to find as the gps takes you two blocks away from the place.

Thank RestaurantAholic
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

It never fails to amaze how a restaurant--in this case our local bistro--can plummet from being delightfully predictable to out and out awful. We decided to make a "last" visit with friends due to our impending move to the West Coast. We phoned weeks ahead to ask the owner if he could make his famous lasagne--we received no reply when... More 

1 Thank Michael W
Ottawa, Canada
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112 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We arrived and ordered.The place was humming,very busy and noisy.Almost have to text rather than yell.Service was good as was the food.Smelt appetizer was excellent.Pizza was good but the crust could have been better.My seafood linguine dish was good but nothing to rave about.The outdoor patio is a joke.Who wants to sit out on the sidewalk smelling bus exhaust and... More 

Thank Richard O
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

Cafe Mio is that perfect balance of small and intimate with big service and fresh amazing food. The restaurant is quite small but it makes up for a small size with knowledgeable servers who know their wine and their menu and wonderful food. The menu is not large, but every dish is Italian at its finest. The pasta is perfectly... More 

Thank susanirwin2016
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Of course in the middle of Westboro this little Bistro offers excellent Italian fare with good service - all ate good food and had good reviews of their plate. My Lamb shank was quite savory.

Thank shaman01
Ottawa, Canada
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Attended a birthday party here with friends and spent the majority of the evening. Everyone was fantastic, great service and the food is to die for. Definitely don't miss any opportunity to try Cafe Mio, you will not be disappointed and will be sure to mark it as a location you will return to!

Thank Matthew P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1379 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: (613) 761-5510

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?