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Dantessa Italian Restaurant & Bar

1675 Tenth Line Rd, Fallingbrook Center, Ottawa, Ontario k1e3p6, Canada
+1 613-424-7140
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
15 Jun 2017
“Dantessa is gourmet Italian!!”
18 Feb 2016
“Good Food, Cozy Atmosphere”
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1675 Tenth Line Rd, Fallingbrook Center, Ottawa, Ontario k1e3p6, Canada
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

For my meal I ordered a terrific dish called Aglia D'Orosta (or something like that). I was the most delicious creamy blend of fresh pasta with herbs and spices that I have ever tasted (and I have eaten in 5-star places in Rome!). It has...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We've been to Dantessa's a few times now, as we live not too far away. This restaurant really is in a bad spot. You can't see it from the road, because it's hidden behind the Dairy Queen. But we've given it a few chances and...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed 17 February 2016

In my opinion, a hidden gem in Orleans! We went here for Valentines Day and was not disappointed! From the complimentary bread sticks and bread (unlimited shall I say?) to the unique and savory homemade vinaigrette, the restaurant surpassed our expectations! We ordered the Tessa...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2015

We tried this restaurant before and were not fully satisfied but gave it another chance and went back December 2015. Never again. We were forewarned it had not gotten better and should have known better. There were a few customers. We were three and ordered...More

Thank Albert N
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Service was very good. Food was also good. But a few things ...wine glass was not clean...some mussels were cold.

Thank OttawaMandP
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Dantessa is a wonderful hidden away gem. My family use to own a restaurant where all the food was made from scratch and you can tell this restaurant does the same. Sauces are amazing, pasta handmade and the homemade herb bread is delicious( made on...More

Thank 66lizajane
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Love this quaint restaurant in Orleans. Food is always fresh and well presented. Service is exceptional. My favorite item on the menu is lobster ravioli. Try it next time you go. I guarantee it; you will not be disappointed. The owner takes the time to...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Dantessa Italian Restaurant is located in a little corner of a shopping plaza in Orleans, near Charlemagne St and 10th Line Road. As you enter the restaurant you are greeted by a host / hostess. The atmosphere is comfortable and relaxed. The menu offers a...More

Thank Lynne D
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I'm a business owner and I send my clients to Dantessa's for complimentary dinners as "thank you" for using my services. I've also held special events at Dantessa's with up to 25 people present. Always had great service and food at reasonable prices. I keep...More

Thank Chargeroo
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

I can't believe I haven't found this place before!!! AMAZING PASTA!!! Fresh, vibrant flavours. A true Taste of Italy, right here in Orleans. We came for dinner tonight. When we got here we realized all their pasta is only 10$ on Tuesday's.(regular menu looks like...More

Thank Dan L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1675 Tenth Line Rd, Fallingbrook Center, Ottawa, Ontario k1e3p6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-424-7140
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