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Johnny Farina Restaurant

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216 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L7, Canada
+1 613-565-5155
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“johnny farina” (53 reviews)
“pasta” (93 reviews)
“tiramisu” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Every time I visit Ottawa, a necessary "step" is Johnny Farina resturant. I love athmosphere....and everytime the staff cordially welcome us with a big smile (and... we want to talk about young boy's smile "Rodeo"?!? l love it ... lol) we ordered every kind of...More

Thank fos017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had mixed feelings about our experience but overall, we enjoyed our meal! Pros: the complimentary bread is SO GOOD, the menu selection is decent (they catered to our vegan and vegetarian guests), our server was friendly, the pasta dishes are really tasty and well...More

Thank KeriannG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day traveling, visiting and walking in Ottawa, we decided to register into our hotel, kick off our shoes and decided to go with take out from the various restaurants close to our hotel. We decided to go with Johnny Farina Restaurant and...More

Thank Bornrebel059
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Johnny Farina should franchise. Great place, particularly good pizza. An Ottawa favourite. Don’t hesitate to visit this restaurant and bar.

Thank Lawrenceok
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We ate here twice while visiting Ottawa - one evening for dinner, and the next day for lunch with our adult kids. During our dinner visit, the food and service was excellent. Lunch - food was good but the service was pretty bad. We waited...More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I was expecting a better experience for the price. Order took over an hour and my pasta was lukewarm at best. The pomodora sauce was a bit bitter so I exchanged it for soup. Not exactly the night of Italian I anticipated. One person in...More

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Nic S, General Manager at Johnny Farina Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Hey, I am sorry to hear about your experience with us. I would like to discuss this further with you if you could email me at johnny@johnnyfarina.com. Once again I am sorry but will hopefully hear from you soon

Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice atmosphere for whatever occasion:upstairs for groups, booths for dates, tables for casual, high tables or bar for quick meal or to watch sports. Menu has something for all, service is fast, reasonably priced, relaxed. Desserts are tasty. Tiramisu was okay, cannoli and pistaschio cheese...More

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Quick service, varied menu and good value for money. Personal favourite is the scallop pizza which is very filling and you’re likely to have left overs.

Thank André B
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere. Don't have a printed kids menu, but will do a reduced size pizza or pasta for kids.

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Excellent dining experience. I ordered the Duck Confit which came with a orange liqueur and dark cherry sauce. The duck was cooked to perfection. It came with croquettes patate which was very favorable and again cooked to perfection. I will be back and give it...More

Thank Larry D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-5155
  • E-mail
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