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$$ - $$$Mediterranean, ,
655 Kanata Ave Unit L2 | Along the Pedestrian Walkway, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1H6, Canada
+1 613-592-0004
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (62 reviews)
“tapas” (30 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Wine Bar, Canadian, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
655 Kanata Ave Unit L2 | Along the Pedestrian Walkway, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1H6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Aperitivo is a cozy hidden gem amongst all of the chain and family-friendly restaurants that surround it. We were greeted promptly as we walked in the door and were ushered to the bar as our table wasn't ready yet. The young lady behind the bar...More

Thank mccannk1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Erica and crew once again proved why Aperitivo is one of Ottawa’s gems when it comes to food & wine. We were celebrating both our birthdays in addition to a very special anniversary. The food was beyond delicious (yes, there is such a thing!). The...More

Thank partnermec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is pure delight. Every dish is created with care and attention to detail. What makes Aperitivo unique is that the team has been together for nearly 6 years under Steve MacDonald's creative leadership. Each staff member is encouraged ro be creative and push...More

Thank JLa611
Reviewed October 2, 2018

So went to Apertivo on my own as I had some time to kill between appointments. The service and conversation was fantastic and friendly. The fish tacos and selection of small plate items was great. I do not believe you could make a bad choice...More

Thank jamiesJ4020IS
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved dining at Aperitivo. As vegetarians, we were pleasantly surprised to see so many vegetarian options on the menu. The food is creative, well presented and delicious. The wine selection is amazing too. I highly recommend Aperitivo for a romantic dinner for two, or...More

Thank Cynthia C
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Apparently he wants me to avoid any definite articles in my weekly status report, and alternately use ALL caps AND small CAPS on A per WORD basis. Quite ANNOYING and I dont REALLY see THE point. That being said, Apertivo was killer. Every small plate...More

Thank BarkBrown
Reviewed September 3, 2018

It's really unfortunate that we never tried this restaurant earlier. We tend to wander towards downtown when looking for this type of restaurant. This is a real gem in Kanata. We sat on the patio. We ordered 4 sharing plates and also shared a dessert....More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Excellent ever changing menu of appetizers to share! Price are reasonable food tasters and also if you stick to house or known wines. Deserts are divine! Enjoy and you will want to come back weekly or monthly!cheers!

Thank 2001New
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Went here alone and the taste of the food was amazing. I especially enjoyed the peanut tart which had a hint of lime. The server was helpful as I asked quite a few questions about items. The overall experience cost a bit more than I...More

1  Thank MBSteev
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Love this Restaurant!! Every time we go we are not disappointed. The variety of the dishes is so good and I love the sharing part of it. The staff there are always very knowledgeable and helpful.

1  Thank Monique V
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from 715rileyg | Property representative |
Usually on Wednesday’s you should be fine. We don’t reserve the bar, so there should be space available. We are a small space, so things can change quickly, but typically there wouldn’t be any problem. If you would like to... More
Olivier d
December 22, 2017|
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Response from deecee12345 | Reviewed this property |
it woyld be a very expensive place to do so, but in theory yes, however the ambience is more adult than family.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Kanata Ave Unit L2 | Along the Pedestrian Walkway, Ottawa, Ontario K2T 1H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-592-0004
  • E-mail
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