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Tavola Restaurant - CLOSED

1465 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 5N9, Canada
+1 613-224-4442
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (37 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1465 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 5N9, Canada
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11 - 20 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant by chance. I have to say the service was very good. The chicken Marsala I wanted to order was not on the menu, but they cooked it specially for me, and it was very good. They served our group of eight...More

1  Thank Mohamed F
Reviewed 3 June 2016

My wife and I have been coming to Tavola on a weekly basis for a number of years now. We have seen the gradual changes the new owner has been making to the menu and the layout of tables (nicely spaced on the floor so...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 June 2016

It really breaks my heart to have to do this but since different management has take over it's no longer the mouth watering home cooked Italian food I craved about before. I have given it a few tries and I was disappointed both times. They...More

3  Thank LoveDeniseHamel
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We went for the first time with friends who were regulars. They warned us though that they thought there was new management so to expect changes. The interior is lovely but the welcome was cold, kind of like it would have been better if we...More

3  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A friend who works in the Baseline and Merivale Rd. area invited me out for lunch. Where to go? We decided to give Tavola's a try. Located in one of the many non-descript malls along Merivale Rd, there is ample free parking. We were quickly...More

2  Thank servicecomesfirst
Kabir_Chowdhury, Owner at Tavola Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2016

Hello servicecomesfirst, Thank you very much for your kind review. We really appreciate it. We try to deliver excellent food and service to all of our customers. We are looking forward to serving you again! Best regards, Tavola Restaurant

Reviewed 16 November 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a lunch here last Friday. My pasta with prosciutto, mushrooms and cream sauce was perfect, and my husband's steak sandwich was delicious. Highly recommend.

2  Thank longtallfatcat
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Today I had lunch with my group from work. I had picked Tavola because I had eaten here once before and I really enjoyed it. There were orders of lasagna, fettuccine, canneloni, penne, shrimp linguinat, Steak, etc....The amazing thing was that they had some lunch...More

1  Thank frank H
Reviewed 18 September 2015

The food tastes great (I had veal marsala), but the presentation could improve. The restaurant's décor is fine, but the bathrooms and the open kitchen should be updated. Menus should be replaced as they are stained and worn and that makes you wonder how clean...More

3  Thank prudenttrav
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Today I had lunch with some amazing ladies that I used to work with. I had picked Tavola because of the central location for all of us and also because I had eaten here once before and enjoyed it. We told the waiter that unfortunately...More

1  Thank Colleen685
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

I was at Tavola with couple of friends. It is a really nice and cosy place. Service was good and friendly. We all loved the food. Loved the grilled eggplant and ceaser salad. I ate the pepper steak which was cooked just like I asked....More

1  Thank g0nzales34
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$11 - US$27
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1465 Merivale Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 5N9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-224-4442
  • E-mail
Tavola is an Italian restaurant. We serve a variety of Italian cuisines 7 days a week. We also have a very good selection of wines. Under the new ownership since October 2015, we have introduced a new lunch version of the pasta menu which comes with a significantly reduced price ($3-$6 lesser) as compared to dinner. Not to mention, our prices for most of the items are considerably lower than what we had under the old ownership. We are always striving to deliver excellent food and service to all of our customers. For the entire menu and to make online reservations, please visit our website.
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