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#14 of 2,244 Restaurants in Ottawa}
££ - £££Mediterranean, ,
655 Kanata Ave Unit L2 | Along the Pedestrian Walkway, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1H6, Canada
+1 613-592-0004
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (57 reviews)
“tapas” (29 reviews)
“pig cheeks” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
655 Kanata Ave Unit L2 | Along the Pedestrian Walkway, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1H6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went here two nights ago for my birthday and it was fantastic. We were both impressed, not only by the food, but by the service. We started off with their fish tacos and roasted acorn squash with bacon and blue cheese....More

Thank Leeakara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed some fantastic food - corn bread made on site; awesome steak; decadent beet salad and yummy fish tacos. Enjoyed wine by the glass and a very attentive and personable waitress. My only regret was that I was too full to try dessert. We would...More

Thank DustyOttawa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been fans of Aperitivo since it has opened. I personally can be a picky eater, however, Aperitivo is the one place that I trust to order a dish which would typically outside of my comfort zone and know that it will still be...More

1  Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Started out enjoying some delicious wine our hostess Erica selected for us -- this woman's knowledge of wines was short of amazing! We proceeded to order various appetizers / shared plates for two. Delightful! From warmed olives, scallop ceviche, 3-cheese plates to the seared Duck...More

1  Thank RLucienM
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

A bit pricy for what you get, the environment is nice, the waitress is attentive, the food on the other hand is unimpressive, Avoid the soft shell crab. The dishes are small, being different doesn’t always mean better though.

Thank deecee12345
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The food was really really good. I know my mediterranean food and I can say the paella was fantastically done, full of flavour, and the duck breast in a bed of vegetables with a spicy taste was fenomenal too. We paired it with an argentinian...More

1  Thank Pedro A
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful change of pace for the culinary stylings of Kanata central. I have yet to be disappointed with variety and quality of their dishes, always paired nicely with a fine selection of wines, spirits and craft brews. The intimate setting allows for impeccable service,...More

Thank Mallory S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I have been to this Restaurant twice recently and have had a wonderful experience both times. Service was Excellent! And the fusion of flavors together was perfect. A true gem amongst the other Restaurant in Centrum. We go before the Redblacks game and they are...More

Thank Monique V
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I plus another couple had lunch at Aperitivo today. We went because it was recommended by the other couple. We had expected something different but we're disappointed. When questioned about various menu items, our waitress answered in generalities and seldom gave specifics....More

Thank OntarioSunsetter
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This was our second time dining at Aperitivo and a new experience for our friends from BC. It's a wonderful spot to try new dishes as their menu changes seasonally from what we've seen. The portions are perfect for sharing with three or four people,...More

1  Thank Gsturdy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Kanata Ave Unit L2 | Along the Pedestrian Walkway, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-592-0004
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