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Vittoria Trattoria

#147 of 2,193 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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3625 Rivergate Way, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 2A4, Canada
+1 613-731-8959
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation for 5 people and this Thursday evening they were not very busy. We waited 30 minutes for our drinks and two were simply sodas! After ordering, the meals were another 30 plus minute wait. Three of us had ordered pizza which arrived cold and tasted like cardboard. Service was very slow and terrible. After asking for... More 

Thank Eureka5
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is not what it used to be. I have dined at the Riverside location many times, and have even ordered take out, however, service and quality have gone downhill. Last night I ordered two pizzas and a Caesar salad to go. The salad was the most disappointing of the entire meal. We spent more time picking out brown,... More 

Thank RachelCatherineM91
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was once a really good bet, but lately it has slipped to below average - both the Rivergate and the Byward Market locations. Friendly but quite slow service, average meals, and high prices relative to similar types of restaurants no longer make it the experience it once was.

1 Thank ScreenName007
Ontario, Canada
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Based on the fact we have visited this restaurant a number of times over the past two or three years, I guess it must be okay—although part of what it has going for it is its proximity to our home: it's a decent place and we don't have to go too far. The atmosphere is quite pleasant, and though it's... More 

Thank steener100
Calgary, Canada
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The dining room is nicely presented with an upstairs and downstairs option. Beautiful white washed stone walls and nice hard wood flooring make for comfortable setting. Tables are a little tight but service is very friendly and informed. Food was delicious, I had the Tortellini with blue cheese that was incredible. Over all a Great dinner!

Thank AAArater
Ottawa Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

I was there for the first time yesterday and will definitely go again. Excellent Veal Marsala and salad. Waitress was perfect.. there when you needed service, friendly and unobtrusive. Busy Saturday night but service and ambience still excellent.

Thank Tourisk1
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I had the Allo Nanno pasta dish and my wife had the special of the day which was chicken,mushroom sauce and pinenuts with pasta with truffle oil on top and a salad too. Both of the dishes came very hot and very good taste too. I also added a salad with my meal, also both of the salads were fresh... More 

Thank Lawrence177
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We have been regulars at Vittoria Trattoria for 10 years. This great restaurant has been able to maintain the same level of food quality and service all these years. Consistent in quality, innovation and service.

Thank Renata W
Level Contributor
20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

One of the best restaurants in Ottawa. Same menu, service and quality as their Byward Market location. We started off with the pear, brie & prosciutto appetizer. It is cold dish, with the the pear and brie wrapped up in the prosciutto. Excellent as always. I had the tortellini a la Gorgonzola which is heavenly. It may sound strange but... More 

Thank Christine B
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Saturday night @ 6, no reservation and was promptly seated in the bar section. Awesome first impression! Unpretentious atmosphere, just the right amount of loudness of various conversations happening in the restaurant. Husband and I ordered the beet salad to share, when it arrived, it was already split in half on two separate plates. Husband got the Aglio with GF... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3625 Rivergate Way, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 2A4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-731-8959

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?