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#11 of 2,256 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%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (60 reviews)
“tapas” (31 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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51 - 60 of 348 reviews

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visit Aperitivo as often as we can, and love it for so many reasons - the food (small plates, always top notch), the excellent service team (owner Sean, chef Steve, and Erica, to name a few) and the ambience (upscale decor...More

Thank sueh436
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Me and my significant other have been to the restaurant quite a few times since 2013, so I think I can accurately compare this visit to those that I have had in the past. Unfortunately this time we were unimpressed. Both service and food quality...More

Thank NAdriano
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Look past the strip-mall exterior, Aperitivo's food easily rivals trendy downtown competitors. This was my third visit and I've not been disappointed yet. Service is fantastic and the food and drink are beyond reasonably priced. The fish tacos are a menu staple and are great...More

Thank Dana K
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant continues to deliver all the elements important to an exceptional evening out....fantastic food (as always), terrific wine and superior service. Yet another fabulous memory was made here with good friends.

1  Thank canadianmadebd
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We eat at Aperitivo regularly. I have a lot of food sensitivities in addition to gluten and they are so helpful and are honest about what dishes they can keep safe yet still remain tasty for me. The staff are helpful, energetic and they add...More

Thank Jeannie1292
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We were pleasantly surprised they could accommodate us on a Saturday evening just prior to Christmas. It's been a while since we were last here and after last night's experience, we intend to come more often! The special tourtière with smoked duck (among other meats)...More

1  Thank Laroque18
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I came upon this little restaurant by accident, but it was a wonderful surprise. Although a small space, it's unique. The staff was very accommodating and knowledgeable about wines and the preparation of food. We had freshly baked ciabatta bread to start. It came with...More

Thank Psargent
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Brought a group of 6 colleagues here for our annual Christmas lunch. We've eaten at many restaurants over the years for this event and this one ranks right up there with the best. Sean was absolutely incredible, he had a great sense of humour, was...More

Thank DeniseRL
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This place had a very high rating. Had a reservation for 730 but arrived 15 min late. Ordered drinks and 5 min later food and 55 min later we still had not been served any food. Simple order of charcuterie and pork belly. How long...More

5  Thank mitch a
Sean M, Owner at Aperitivo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016

Hi Mitch, I said it in person and via e-mail, but I want to tell you again how terribly sorry I am for the wait you experienced at my restaurant yesterday evening. When your server realized her mistake, she tried her best to fix it...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food was delicious and fresh. The difference when you order local and what's in season. The service was excellent, food presentation was perfect, Atmosphere was charming. I can't wait to go back and try something different on the menu. Great selection of wine.

Thank Erica V
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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