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“Very good food and service”
Review of Restaurant Ottavio

Restaurant Ottavio
Ranked #26 of 728 Restaurants in Laval
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We were a group of 7 people on a Thursday night. Restaurant was full with people waiting to be seated - it is suggested to reserve ahead of time.
The menu has a nice selection and there are last minute suggestions that are offered. The food was very good and appreciated by the group. Service was friendly and efficient.
Great place to go and you can bring your own wine or beer !

Thank Timeport
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

My wife and I were visiting friends in Montreal and they took us to Restaurant Ottavio.

The restaurant is in a strip mall along Saint Martin Boulevard in Laval. Inside, it is clean and simple - dark wooden tables in an "L" shaped dining room. The kitchen is open and a diner can see the kitchen staff at work. There is nothing pretentious about the space - there is nothing exceptional - except the food!

On the Monday night we were there, most tables were unoccupied but the ones that were occupied were full of animated diners! In fact, when we arrived, it was a little loud! People were having fun and enjoying their meals - that was a good first sign.

Our meal started with a basket of rolls. They were warm, slightly crunchy and delicious! Soon after, we shared appetizer of figs and Brie. The presentation was beautiful and the food was just as good to eat as to look at!

For my entree, I had a duck confit and cheese sandwich on course grain bread. I saw it on the menu and wondered what could this be. The sandwich was wonderful! The tenderness of the duck with the creaminess of the cheese and the texture of the grain bread were a perfect combination, complimenting each other.

But we were not done! For dessert we shared an order of beignets and "sinfully moist", a small, moist chocolate cake covered in caramel sauce! The beignets were light and fluffy and delicious! The portion was large so that even though we were sharing, there was plenty for all.

The "sinfully moist" cake was that and more! The caramel and chocolate cake were perfect together.

The service was efficient and friendly. The portions were good sized and the prices very affordable!

This is a BYOB place so feel free to bring a bottle of wine.

Restaurant Ottavio combines good food with good value - who could ask for more!

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Thank Tom1021
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

We reserved for a group of 8 & unfortunately showed up 15 minutes late (traffic & parking). They told us they tried to call us 6-7 minutes earlier & gave our table away. There were no missed calls on our phone & we were in the parling lot by then! Very disappointed about this but will NOT be returning to Ottavio.

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Thank Silvia L
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Some friends invited me to dinner here, reservation for 8 people brought our own wine, we were seated promptly, service was on point from start to finish, these are a lot of families or large parties that dine here, yet it's intimate enough for a dinner date. Mussels has its own section on the menu here and it's a must try, I had a linguine with seafood and well from the photos we had a lot of other items from the menu lol, there are more locations around Montreal. I was staying in the village and took an uber here which was only $20 Canadian and took 15 mins. Tip, make a reservation to guarantee seating!

Thank D0nly1
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Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Good is good - try the calamari or the mussels :).

Get a little noisy with crowd but good for small family events.

Thank Carol B
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