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Di Rienzo Deli


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#135 of 2,248 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Italian, Fast Food
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time I think of going to Ottawa, I become nostalgic at the sandwiches I had here 12 years ago. And I was glad to see, and taste, that nothing here has changed. People show any time of day and form a military-like line to...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank littlediddy2001
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Love the hot chicken parm. The cold cuts sandwiches are good, but nothing unusual. Old, dirty, busy, all cash, but I still love it. The guys that work there are great. Good cannoli, too.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Erin S
Reviewed May 10, 2019

get there before or after lunch time or you get in a line up with the rest of us to the best sandwich in town. yes there is a line up out the door at lunch time, it s that good. Fresh buns meat and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Frankman2463
Reviewed March 26, 2019

For only $7:00 (cash only), you get a huge sandwich that you will go back for again and again. They have about 18 different sandwiches with Alexi's Diavolo being my very favorite (if you like spicy). The service is very fast and friendly. If you...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank AndNowForTheTruth
Reviewed March 8, 2019

I have allergies to dairy- I sent a group order in asking for no cheese, and the spiciest sandwich with regular mustard they had # 16- (I was the only one with restrictions) -what I received was a ham sandwich with 3 slices of cheese...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kris B
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in to buy some sandwiches for a flight back to Vancouver. The place looks like a house and is stuffed full of deli things. The lineup was long, but not as long as we had expected as our local said sometimes the line is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Onx23mm
Reviewed July 14, 2018

It's not often I rave about sandwiches. I'm a vegetarian so as much as I like the idea and the convenience, sandwiches without meat just usually aren't that great. But the sandwiches here are incredibly delicious. Their vegetarian options off the menu board both sound...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank falafelraptor
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Everything about this place is great, if you like small cozy delis. The sandwiches are made fresh in front of you with quality meats and ingredients. The only negative comment I have is; the bread is a little dry.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank beauseigle1991
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

I went today and ordered the #14 (most popular - Soppressata Calabrese, Extra-Hot Capicollo, Prosciutto Cotto, Havarti, Lettuce, Tomato, Mayo). It was huge and so tasty. One sandwich can keep you full all day... almost hehe. The havarti cheese is nice and thick. I also...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank haajet
Reviewed March 5, 2018

After searching for a fresh made veal sandwich all over Ottawa I was directed to DiRienzo's hidden on a side street just off Preston Ave here in Ottawa. And this place did not disappoint. We entered and got in the in line behind 7 ot...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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August 15, 2018|
Response from Howie1967 | Reviewed this property |
You would have to call them Thx
July 10, 2018|
Response from Howie1967 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know if they do
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