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Carmelo's - CLOSED

300 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7S3, Canada
+1 613-563-4349
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (54 reviews)
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
300 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7S3, Canada
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were near this place but upon arriving found the doors closed and equipment piled up inside. Not sure when they closed but looks like it was done quickly.

1  Thank Habsrule29
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This was my third visit and we've never been disappointed. The food is prepared well, the staff accommodating, and the facilities well maintained. Although it is not really a 'kids' place, my family was specifically looking forward to our visit. My husband's steak was grilled...More

1  Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere especially if you are sitting on the patio. We went there as it was right next to our hotel (Delta and Mariott). The food was nothing great. Just ok. I would head downs Sparks street for another 2 minutes where there is a...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I organized my Birthday at this location with the staff and Manager. Very friendly and exceptional service throughout the entire night. Their pasta dishes are extraordinary and very tasteful.

Thank Moe_Abadla
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Staff were fast, courteous and professional. My wife and I enjoyed our meal out on the patio as the day slowly changed into night. Quite enjoyable, and would highly recommend this establishment.

Thank Fifth Avenue C
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We have been regular diners at Carmelo's for over 18 years. Throughout this time Carmelo's has consistently provided flavourful food, generous portions - they never skimp on important ingredients - and attentive service at very reasonable prices. A wide range of pasta items is the...More

Thank BlackBear1959
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We liked it so much we went back a 2nd time. Directly next to our hotel, we enjoyed this Italian restaurant. Loved the calamari salad with fresh greens, a ' house specialty' and the thin crust pizza was a perfect meal. The service was friendly...More

Thank Lizzy M
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My wife and I visited Ottawa on Canada Day, 2016. Walking along Sparks street on this very hot afternoon, we stopped at Carmello's for a drink. The bar area was cluttered and messy, with bottles of spirits cluttered everywhere on the bar. Normally, one would...More

Thank Harry Q
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We visited during the rib feast and really should have gone to another location. In the past we have been very, very pleased with everything that we ordered from this location, unfortunately we can't say that about this occasion. Although my husbands salad and steak...More

Thank Helper_One
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I went to Carmello's with my family to celebrate my graduation from university. Everything was wonderful! The food was amazing quality and quantity. The meal started with some of the best homemade, fresh bread I have ever had, continued with a great antipasto and bruschetta...More

Thank classicalstudies11
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Nearby Attractions
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.15 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Sparks St, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7S3, Canada
  • Public Transportation: On Queen Street between Kent and Lyon St.
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-563-4349
  • E-mail
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