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Johnny Farina Restaurant

216 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L6, Canada
+1 613-565-5155
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“johnny farina” (43 reviews)
“pasta” (80 reviews)
“tiramisu” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
216 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L6, Canada
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food and atmosphere.Well worth stopping by when in town. Lots of wine to choose from and pasta was amazing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday

I must admit I like the pizzas here, they are both interesting and always good. They usually have a few beer on tap and a reasonable wine list. Service is good and the atmosphere is upscale although the place can be loud. All in all...More

Thank NLtrout
Reviewed 6 days ago

The diner was very good especially the calamari and seafood linguine. A large group of school kids were here so the restaurant noise was very annoying. It is a large multi room place with high ceilings so noise from all the tables is disturbing when...More

Thank Dwight6790
Reviewed 1 week ago

Convenient spot located on Elgin St. This was my first time eating at Johhny Farinas and it was delicious. Pasta is one of my least favorite foods, but my friend wanted to try it so I was game. Glad I did. The staff was quick...More

Thank 819stefaniet
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Ottawa for a weekend I had the chance to have a meal and it was very enjoyable. I sat in the bar area which had great service, a good wine list and a menu with many selections. I settled on the pizza and...More

Thank Gary N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While a previous visit, a few years ago, felt slightly more upscale, dinner with my wife here was pleasant. Despite crowded, loud, Friday evening conditions, we received friendly, prompt service, good food, and an overall nice experience. Absolutely would go back the next time we're...More

Thank RoPhDoFr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Ottawa for the Marathon Weekend and ended up eating at Johnny Farina 3 times. That tells you something. Great menu. Nice staff. Great food.

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our meal quite a bit, I did find the sauce a bit spicy, however I would go back if I lived in Ottawa. However now that I've seen the atmosphere I think the restaurant should have a slightly more upscale look to it.

Thank Bruce154990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Basic family restaurant style - had a pizza - it was pretty good. Quite a large group of us and they managed it very well.

Thank thefrequenttraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Johnny Farina's based on a recommendation from our hotel and the many positive reviews on TripAdvisor. While our meal was OK, we were hoping for something a bit better. The restaurant was packed (Friday night), and we felt service was rushed. The...More

Thank Roxham
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are or can there be vegan options
22 November 2016|
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Response from lencobb | Reviewed this property |
yes there are.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
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
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Elgin St, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-565-5155
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