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La Porto A Casa

#120 of 2,182 Restaurants in Ottawa
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3500 Fallowfield Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 4A7, Canada
+1 613-843-0825
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Today
16:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoy going to this little cute restaurant. It's always busy so best to make reservations. The staff are very friendly, owned by a husband and wife team. Everything we tried has been wonderful. My now fav is eggplant parm, my husband Montrosa, either where you will enjoy!

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Thank The B
Ottawa, Canada
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my wife to La Porto A Casa for our anniversary. Although we had been here on previous occasions it had been several years since our last visit. I had reserved a table for a Tuesday night and I am glad that I did as the Restaurant was fully booked out. Our waitress was very nice and helpful answering... More 

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Thank MKosche
Ottawa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner there a few weeks ago and as always the food and service was excellent. Best eggplant parmigiana I have ever had, and being Italian I pride myself on knowing my Italian food! It was fresh and seasoned to perfection, perfect amount of sauce and cheese. My only complaint was the temperature in the restaurant itself, so cold. Moved... More 

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Thank Jen049
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Always love a lunch visit with Ozzie & Caroline! OMG, Ozzie can cook. I've always been very impressed and the food is served piping hot. I had the gnocchi and my buddy had the lasagne. Absolutely incredible, the very best lasagna ever!! Moderately priced but very high quality food!! I consistently recommend this place to my friends and all reports... More 

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Thank emmittOttawaOn
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

My friend and I dined here last night. To start with our waitress kept calling us Dear. A bad start. The White House wine is good. My friend ordered veal parm with no extra sauce and Alfredo pasta. She got tough chicken parm. I ordered veal piccata which came floating in sauce. The waitress was told about the mistake and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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100 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We've reviewed La Porto A Casa previously, but not for a while. It continues to offer the same quality of homemade Italian food. I love the spicy salsiccia calabrese and my husband loves the veal gorgonzola. Friendly, busy, casual, reliable. Good washrooms (are always important). Good, free parking. You must make reservations for supper, any night of the week. On... More 

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Thank AuntCarolyn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We went to La Porto a Casa for dinner with friends. It was our fourth time having dinner there, their first. The restaurant was full. We all enjoyed our dinners. To start, 3 of us had Caesar salads, one a Greek salad. You get a very nice-sized Caesar salad for $5. For main courses, I had linguine alle pescatore, my... More 

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I was there for the first time on a recommendation from a Freind It's a small place so reservation is a must,if you like Italian food you think like your at home . Tasty big dishes presentation and flavour. Really good I recommend this little place and is very affordable loud and fun.

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Thank Raymond M
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

One of my fave restaurants. Sooooo good. Don't try to get in without a reservation. Absolutely to die for. Pork tenderloin Barolo is amazing. So is the prosciutto chicken dish. Friendly staff. Family owned. Fresh home cooking.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you enjoy delicious Italian food... try La Porto A Casa! The store front is not flashy, the décor is not posh, but the food is delicious. Via word of mouth Ozzie and Caroline have established a loyal and well deserved clientele. My family's only problem is that we have each picked a favorite menu item that we like so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Fallowfield Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2J 4A7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-843-0825

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