We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Il Piccolino's - CLOSED

449 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N5, Canada
+1 613-236-8158
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible8%
3 Jun 2013
“Not that good anymore”
25 Apr 2013
“Disappointing”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
449 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N5, Canada
All Details
Reviews (49)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed June 3, 2013

Last time a got a Groupon, it was good, but this time, it was disappointing. Soup was not that good, pasta were just ok, pizza was better, cheese cake was overcooked. For the price it would be at regular price, I won't be back.

1  Thank miniwheat007
Reviewed April 25, 2013

The food was edible, but for the price I expected much better. Both meals looked identical though they were described very differently. I had salmon on a pile of indescribable mush, and my friend had chicken on a similar pile of mush. We won't be...More

2  Thank Maria G
Reviewed March 7, 2013

This was our first time there. My husband ordered the calamari as appetizer and it was so rubbery that we had to send it back after eating just one ( The waiter did not charge us, which was nice). Also had a strange taste to...More

3  Thank OttawaGina
Reviewed March 5, 2013

Like it's name, this is a small restaurant so do make reservations. Once you arrive prepare to be underwhelmed, and then charmed by this intimate little space. Select anything on the menu with confidence. We have never been disappointed by any meal - they are...More

1  Thank DO5458
Reviewed September 25, 2012

This little house is one of my favourite restaurants on Preston - the service is not pretentious and the food is good. I don't find it expensive (mains range from about $18 - 25). The daily special is usually well worth having. The penne puttesca...More

3  Thank SoloCanadianGal
Reviewed September 25, 2012

This was our first time at Il Piccolino, and after reading some of these reviews, we were a bit apprehensive. But our experience was so good that we'll definitely go back again. We enjoyed the quiet ambiance with excellent service and lovely unobtrusive music playing...More

2  Thank OttawaEagleHeart
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Sitting in the outside courtyard on a warm summer’s night, surrounded by vines in full fruit and the sounds of Preston Street wafting in the background is what Il Piccolino is all about. Small interesting menu, good wine list and professional service. Soups are velvety,...More

3  Thank IntSommelier
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Tried for first time 6 months ago, was fantastic Went back this week the portions of food have been cut back drastically and prices gone up I had the daily special pizza, should have asked the price before ordering, $17.95!!!! Friend had chicken parmesan, size...More

1  Thank taffy_taffy_10
Reviewed July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012 Have been a reasonably regular visitor to this little Italian Restaurant for many years....but now I am never going back! Recommended this to my friends for dinner last night and was very disapointed. We ordered a pizza each that came to the...More

6  Thank Joanne L
Reviewed May 16, 2012

Had the salmon my friend had chicken parmesan, both were wonderfully cooked with the freshest vegetables I have had in a while, there were many varied and nice and crunchy the way I like them The drink prices are very very inexpensive I had a...More

1  Thank taffy2002_2002
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 hotels in Ottawa
Albert at Bay Suite Hotel
3,025 reviews
2.05 km away
Best Western Plus Ottawa Downtown Suites
1,781 reviews
2.06 km away
Radisson Hotel Ottawa Parliament Hill
926 reviews
2.12 km away
Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
1,222 reviews
2.18 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Atelier
300 reviews
.16 km away
EVOO Greek Kitchen
266 reviews
.06 km away
Stoneface Dolly's
249 reviews
.21 km away
Haldi
79 reviews
.00 km away
Nearby Attractions
Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
163 reviews
1.27 km away
Central Experimental Farm
97 reviews
.35 km away
Dows Lake Pavilion
169 reviews
.36 km away
The Gladstone Theatre
27 reviews
.67 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 449 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-236-8158
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;