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Allegro Ristorante

) #696 of 2,242 Restaurants in Ottawa $$ - $$$ Italian
422 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
+1 613-235-7454
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“osso bucco” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
422 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had not been back in years. We used to be regulars. The faces have changed but the service and the food is still excellent! Will not take so long to go back.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This was my second visit to Allegro in the last year or so. The food is consistently amazing - although I had the pesto alfredo during my most recent visit and found it very rich - so keep that in mind. Delicious, but rich. :)...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had dinner here for a celebration dinner recently. The reataurant is located in the heart of Little Italy and serves the usual menu of southern Italian dishes. Our group started with a appetizer platter which included fried zucchini, calamari and mussels, all of which were...More

1  Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for a date night to Allegro. The restaurant was quite intimate with only about eight tables. The service was great, and we were given bruschetta while we waited for our drinks, and later delicious bread while we waited for our...More

Thank yashinfan
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Welcoming, competent staff. Fabulous food and impeccable service with nobody fawning over you but seemed to know just the right time to refresh water glasses and pour wine. From the second we arrived until our last bite of a fabulous meal, we knew we'd found...More

1  Thank vicarswife
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Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The service is terrible. The recurring excuse was that they had 2 groups that night. So it took 1.25 hr to get our food after we ordered. Pitiful. One of the groups was extremlely loud and rowdy and was disturbing all other patrons, yet the...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was looking for dinner the other night and had frequented many of the Preston Street establishments and most in the Byward...this by far is my favorite to-date. Tony and his team do a great job. Food quality is excellent, service is great. Keep up...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We decided on a whim to go out for dinner to the Preston street area on a hot summer evening. My husband had good memories of business lunches at Allegro and suggested we eat there. It turned out to be a great idea. The restaurant...More

1  Thank Cabsauve
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Good atmosphere. Good Food. Good service. Would recommend for groups or couples for dining. Limited parking.

Thank Jack F
Reviewed 16 July 2016

We made reservations in advance for our 49th Wedding Anniversary dinner, arrived 20 min late because of traffic accident (called ahead and they agreed to hold our table). When we arrived all they would give us was this tiny table against a wall. There were...More

Thank LiseLamadeleine
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Questions & Answers
12 December 2016|
Response from vicarswife |
Have just found your wine list - looks great. See you later this week.
23 October 2016|
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Response from AllegroRistorante | Property representative |
Hi Berry & Bill, Thank you for your question. If you like seafood we have a delicious lobster Ravioli. We also have something similar to ravioli and that is our Agnolotti Montrose, stuffed pasta like Ravioli. We stuff it... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-235-7454
  • E-mail
AS of May 1, 2014 - we are under new ownership!
Whether your in the mood for traditional Italian or new age inspired dishes let the flavours of Italy explode your taste buds! Feel like pasta? Our homemade Gnocchi is sure to make your mouth water with fresh pasta in a rose sauce. In the mood for seafood? Why not try our scallop martini, fresh scallops marinated in a vodka lime juice and grilled to perfection served over a bed of red peppers in a martini glass. Whatever you're in the mood for Allegro is sure to have it. New Owners, New Look, New Menu, New Taste!
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