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1121 Meadowlands Dr E, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6J5, Canada
+1 613-723-4664
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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few steps from Preston in Ottawa's Little Italy exists a typical italian grocer, with a deli counter for fresh italian sandwiches. Go if you are near and hungry, and don't forget to get a pastry or two. Again real ricotta filled cannoli made fresh!

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Thank Smrinaldi77
Ottawa, Canada
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My fiancé was the one who introduced me to Dirienzos sandwiches. Every time he is home we always go there for a sandwich. Saturday's you get the luxury of their lobster tail pastries. They are huge sandwiches for a very reasonably price. It's a cute little deli that also works like a corner store, they have a little bit of... More 

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Thank Grace B
Long Sault, Canada
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Not only the best place in ottawa to get a sandwich.... Likely the best place anywhere. Plus grab a homemade cannoli for dessert. U start by picking out your own homemade bun.... Then select the meats and cheese. Quality meats like hot cappicolo .... Nothing negative to say about this place.

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Thank syl012
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

You can't describe it and pay it the proper respect. I have brought two bus loads of people here and elevated to hero status for doing so. On my own, I have been here at least 10x when in Ottawa. Just go. I get the #16 sandwich with eggplant. Our entire family looks forward to the visit.

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Thank Frank D
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Went to Marianne DiRienzo's for lunch today. Ordered a sandwich and they added 50 cents at the cash for using Interac. There was no sign up, and when I asked if they would waive the fee and, now that I knew, I would bring cash next time. Woman behind the counter abruptly said "no". Poor customer service. Go to the... More 

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Ottawa
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

As always friendly and delicious, always open and attentive to my clients requirements - Tours Expédition Ottawa

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Thank shaman01
Ottawa
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94 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This super friendly, family run eatery serves up some of the best take out Italian cold cuts on fresh bread, made to order. Or you can call ahead for authentic slab pizza and pastries, delivered right from Montreal. Be prepared for lineups rights out the door at lunch.

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Thank JohnandDeborah
London, Canada
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183 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Stopped in on a recent trip to Ottawa for my favourite sandwich. Found out they moved to the new location and renamed to Marianne's. Went in and ordered my usual, spicy italian combo sandwich....not the same as it used to be. no lettuce, no tomato, no onion....just 3 pieces off spicy eggplant...disappointing. I'll be going back to Beech St. when... More 

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Thank Chris O
London, Canada
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

This is a small traditional Italian family grocery - with a bakery section of bread, and prepared sandwiches daily. They are huge, full of great fresh ingredients, and tasty!

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Thank JLWC510
Ottawa, Canada
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285 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

Been many times over the years and you will not find a better sandwich. The staff are friendly and although it is usually busy, the lines move fast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cuisine
Italian, Fast food, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Meadowlands Dr E, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 6J5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-723-4664

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