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Preston Street

Preston Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
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Great pedestrian neighbourhood.

We love to go to Preston Street. From the old Prescott hotel with its storied past to laughing it... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2012
Ottawa, ON
Known locally as Little Italy,it is well named

The best of Ottawa's Italian restaurants are to be found on Preston Street. A wonderful place to be... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2012
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The "Little Italy" section of Ottawa including a nice selection of restaurants.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good55%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Preston Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N2, Canada
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Reviewed 10 February 2012

We love to go to Preston Street. From the old Prescott hotel with its storied past to laughing it up at Absolute comedy to dining in the quirky Pub Italia with its Beer Bible, Preston is the place to park the car and start strolling....More

1  Thank HJToursInc
Reviewed 6 February 2012

The best of Ottawa's Italian restaurants are to be found on Preston Street. A wonderful place to be during local and Italian festivals. ts proximity to Dow's Lake make it a great year round destination.

Thank ericon991
Reviewed 26 January 2012

If you're looking to do an espresso tour in Ottawa, don't miss little Italy. My favourite is the morning owl (on Rochester street) but they are only open till 3 pm and are closed on weekends. Still worth the visit. If you are looking to...More

Thank Cvalique
Reviewed 21 January 2012

Lately renovated, upgraded still with lot's of European flair. Nice window shopping, having dinner or cappuccino in variety of Italian restaurants.

Thank 2alfa
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Little italy, very good restaurants , different price ranges, yummy

Thank chloe_n27
Reviewed 29 December 2011

great food, people watching, wine, entertainment in a real street festival atmosphere - the only one in Ottawa!

Thank gaspegal
Reviewed 18 November 2011

Ottawa's Preston Street - historically the heart of its Italian district, has changed very drastically over the last few years, primarily for the better. The architecture is nice enough, though not particularly distinctive, but a newly completed street improvement project have much improved the street,...More

1  Thank enjayem
Reviewed 28 July 2011

Great place to go when looking for good italian food. It ranges in price and there is variety. My personal favourite places on the street are Pub Italia, The Prescott and DiRenzos, best sandwich you will ever have(its a little off preston but still near...More

1  Thank CubaJen
Reviewed 6 July 2009

We arrived just in time for the annual Ferrari Race where they shut down a street, build bleechers, and Ferrari owners come to show off their cars and race around a track. There are lots of community goings on as well. Didn't have as much...More

1  Thank onthemove22
Reviewed 4 March 2009

This stretch has a nice selection of Italian restaurants, caffes, etc. but the buildings aren't very distinctive and there is little of the character of say, the north end of Boston. The city is currently working on a streetscaping project to liven it up. A...More

Thank JohnTheBear
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