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La Roma

430 Preston St | Corner of Norman Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N4, Canada
+1 613-234-8244
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
430 Preston St | Corner of Norman Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had just been on a boat on the canal which docked at the marina. Our friends directed the three of us to the Italian area on Preston and told that there were many great restaurants. La Roma caught our attention and were impressed by...More

Thank rossbet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here multiple times before and decided to return for our birthday dinner. My husband made the reservation and told them it was both of our birthdays. We got there and we're seated quickly. The bread is less than to be desired. It use...More

1  Thank Becky J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There were a few good things going on for La Roma, but there were also a few significant negatives, hence the average rating... What I liked: Services was prompt and friendly. Although no formal kid menu, they will accommodate family with kids (eg: smaller pasta...More

Thank ottwatrvllr
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The restaurant food was very good. Cooked to perfection and plentiful. The service was a little slow, but staff very friendly. They do need to improve on the bread they serve, being a family owned restaurant it seemed like it was just a few pieces...More

Thank Zilverbullet
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly I had never been to Le Roma before (Ottawa native & foodie). A friend suggested it for lunch as he is a regular. From the second I walked in I had a good feeling that this was going to be a positive experience. Warm...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

OK here it is... The service first is awesome. They treat you like you are family. I had the soup of the day: it was sweet potato soup. Awesome... Next I had the fazzoletti Della Casa. They serve you three fazzoletti pasta stuff with awesomeness....More

Thank fpaquin
Reviewed 28 April 2017

La Roma participated in the above event, which helps out people in my community. Was my first visit, and really enjoyed the atmosphere, the service and the food was delicious. Had the Fazzoletti which just melted in my mouth. The lasagna looked really good too.

Thank sburr2017
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I really like restaurants that support a great cause like Taste for life. The food was good. You can walk around Preston and enjoy either a gelato (depending on the day) or nearby is Simply Biscotti for a treat.

Thank Happy1232013
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner with a friend. The atmosphere and service were great. The zucchini were delicious and crisp. The garlic dip that came with it was so good. I ordered veal parmesan and found it to be quite underwhelming. The veal was a little tough...More

Thank Francine W
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Came in as an impromptu... wow! Food is wonderful, truly Italian We were here on Thursday and they had this magnific jazz duo playing some wonderful music (guitarist and saxophonist) what a pleasant surprise We will be back

Thank Gaetan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 10:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 430 Preston St | Corner of Norman Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-234-8244
Centrally located in Ottawa's Little Italy, in one of Ottawa's best pedestrian friendly neighbourhoods, La Roma Restaurant has been serving up fine Italian cuisine for more than 40 years. The menu is extensive and contemporary and the wine list is exceptionally unique. Newly renovated from top to bottom, La Roma boasts a spacious wine bar, private dining facility for corporate or personal events and a modern, spacious outdoor terrace for dining al fresco. Join us for BYOW every Tuesday and NO corkage fee (One 750ml bottle for every two guests)AND Live jazz every Thursday (Fall/Winter) and every Friday (Spring/Summer)with Tim Bedner and friends.
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