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La Strada

697 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3T8, Canada
+1 613-567-2066
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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697 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3T8, Canada
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are still talking about our anniversary dinner at La Strada. What a delight. A warm, friendly atmosphere greeted us at the door. A cozy table awaited our arrival. We began with the special starter for two of warm melted calabrese cheese...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going here for years. I have tried the pretenders but this is the best. The food is always fresh and they will customize some orders to your taste. I have read the reviews and agree that when its full it can be...More

Thank jonjonOttawa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Couple's night out, last minute decision - and it was a good one. This trasitional italian resto is righti n the heart of the Glebe on Bank Street in Ottawa, lots of parking available and walking/access is easy. The place wasn't super busy but service...More

Thank Rocketman
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Have eaten here several times for lunch. Great taste and portions. I believe there are some great secret/home recipes here! Ownership and staff take pride in serving wonderful dishes.

Thank FerTravel
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Starting with the positive. The food, in relation to the quality, taste and temperature was excellent when it arrived about 2 hours after we were seated. The negative. The restaurant was full when we arrived for our 7:30 reservation and practically empty when we got...More

2  Thank irwini
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were expecting much more. They need to get with the times and offer a lunch special. Soup was "just fine" we expected better. Waitress while pleasant enough was not very attentive. Food was good, but not exceptional. Don't think we will go back. The...More

Thank Buddy0
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I've visited La Strada several times over a long period, but not previously reviewed. The food is great authentic Italian. Their salads are nice. I was not going to have the Caesar, but the server convinced me, and I'd say it's one of the best...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I have been a good customer at La Strada for many years. Tonight we had a bad incident that might result in my being a good ex customer. First let me say that the food was exquisite. However we were placed beside a table of...More

5  Thank Bernard S
Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's been a long time. The menu is shorter. The fried thin zucchini strips were as good as always. One sever for the entire dining area is ridiculous. Marsala was ok, Chicken dish with spinach ,white cheese & 2 small shrimp was bland & the...More

Thank Norm W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Visiting Ottawa for the marathon weekend and La Strada was recommended to us. The service was excellent and the food was very good. Loved the calamari and the meatballs that we ordered as appys. My main course was cannelloni and it was excellent. My son...More

1  Thank FBP60
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 697 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3T8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Neighbourhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 613-567-2066
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