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La Favorita

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356 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M7, Canada
+1 613-366-2266
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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463 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a great find in Little Italy. The food was unbelievably great. I had the lasagna...extremely tasty and a good portion at that. It came with a salad of my choice and garlic bread! A great deal since I didn't need to get an appetizer. I am sure the deserts would have been good as well but I was too... More 

Thank Kevin B
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought a groupon for this restaurant and went on a Friday night. The place was busy so we were glad we made reservations. We sat in the back which had more ambiance than the front of the restaurant. Our server Jiri was amazing...He was informative, happy and a great laugh. He told us that he worked previously on a cruise... More 

Thank Dowcom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We visited La Favorita on Preston and had a great experience. Although this restaurant is know for its wood oven pizza, we ordered the Seafood Platter to share. We also ordered a large Caesar Salad with Chicken, along with some great red wine. The seafood was fresh and delicious! The staff were incredibly friendly, and gave lots of feedback on... More 

Thank Lisa S
Edmonton, Canada
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I've been to La Favorita a couple of times, and the quality was good both times. The menu has a good selection of pasta and meat dishes as well as pizzas. Nothing too fancy, but tasty. The ambience on the main floor is nice, but there is also an upstairs space which is excellent for larger groups. Service has always... More 

Thank Mike N
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Sat down for a comfortable lunch and ended up at the perfect place. La Favorita is in the heart of Little Italy on the west side of half way between the Queensway and Carling Ave on Preston Street. I ordered a seafood pasta and a glass of rose wine to match the sauce. The flavour was full yet subtle so... More 

Thank FoodnWine101
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

What a great Saturday afternoon in Little Italy, Ottawa. We had a fantastic meal at La Favorita Restaurant on Preston St. We used a Groupon coupon that was given to us at Christmas and to our surprise the Gift package included • Bottle of wine (our choice Red or white) opted for white Montalto Pinot Grigio Sicily, • Entrée: Soup... More 

Thank Alain Linda D
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful people and very fresh food. Easy for people with disabilities and the calzone is amazing! I recommend this place for families, friends and all. It's a large restaurant and family owned.

Thank Happy1232013
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Family were visiting Ottawa and we decided on La Favorita for dinner on Saturday night. The restaurant was not particularly full, but we waited over one hour to receive our orders. Waitress apologized but did not explain delay and didn't really seem to care. Once the meals arrived, the quality was disappointing but acceptable. I will not be returning to... More 

Thank gary783
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
182 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After a night at the theatre, we enjoyed a late-night visit to the restaurant for pizza, desserts and beverages! The pizza was fantastic, well cooked and tasty! Desserts were good, wished there was more chocolate on the menu, and the beers were nice and cold! We will be back for a proper dinner soon!

Thank Gary T
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We decided to stop at this restaurant as we were walking along the road because the food and ambiance looked great. We were a little disappointed that the main dining room has a beautiful stone wall and great decor, but where we were sat was quite plane and lacked the ambiance. We ordered seafood appetizers, a pizza and a pasta... More 

Thank Juliann T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Preston St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 4M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-366-2266

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?