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“Great beer selection, food is not worth mentioning”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Pub Italia

Pub Italia
Ranked #229 of 2,725 Restaurants in Ottawa
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Ottawa, Canada
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297 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great beer selection, food is not worth mentioning”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

This place is best if you are a beer drinker and are looking for something foreign, or a good selection of local beer - they have the largest selection of imported beers around. The food is only so-so - do not go there for the food experience. Service is mediocre. The serving staff were not very attentive, and didn't seem to care. The decor is interesting and the outside patios are nice to enjoy a beer on.

  • Visited June 2013
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Halifax, Canada
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great Patio, Lots of Beers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2013

Great atmosphere on their patio. Old country decor with old beer signs, wood etc. They even have a "beer bible" and an adjoining beer collectibles shop. I had the special and a few local brewpub beers. Very impressed!

  • Visited May 2013
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Canada
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116 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Love the atmosphere, food could be better”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013

Have visited this place a few times over the past year & love the decor/atmosphere. I'm not a beer drinker but my husband is & loves the selection. Food is average, some things are good, some are pretty average. I've never had anything bad though. Service is also hit & miss, most of the time it's good but on one visit the server mixed up several things in our order. Overall a nice place & I would recommend it.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank geepear
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Ontario, Canada
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171 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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“Good for beer. Bad for food.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

Only came once. I was attracted by the large draft beer selection and it didn't dissapoint. The interior isn't fancy. Very much pub like. I won't go back because both my wife and I didn't feel well after we ate and I know it's not the beer.

Visited May 2013
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Thank 14Roger
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Ottawa, Canada
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75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Go for the beer; stay for the ambiance”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2013

Food leaves a lot to be desired. Friends like the beer and I enjoy their company in the relaxed atmosphere.

Visited April 2013
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