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Colonnade Pizza & Restaurant

#82 of 2,259 Restaurants in Ottawa}
$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
280 Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-237-3179
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for pizza. Not the take out pizza kind. All homemade. Decor is satisfactory, but obviously not overly elegant. Good service.

Thank OttawaBarb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my trip back to Ottawa in August, I looked forward to seeing family, friends, old haunts and, of course, eating at the Colonnade Restaurant on Metcalfe Street. And once again, It lived up to all of my expectations. I ordered my usual - the...More

Thank linwesthar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You want trendy toppings? You want flat crust? You want anything but mozzarella, or the occasional accent of feta? You want modern ambiance? Well then you've come to the wrong place. This place has done pizza the same way for 40+ years. And there's no...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 22 August 2017

For over 40 years, I've been telling people that Colonnade in Ottawa have the best ever pizza ever. You know when you take that first bite and you are left for wanting more and more... Well it's gone. Every time we visited Ottawa, we always...More

1  Thank Carmen C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

First visited this restaurant in the 1960's; the pizza is as good now as it was then. Wide range of additional selections available, but the pizza is what most people go for. Gets crowded quickly at suppertime. Fast, friendly service; great prices; large portions. Limited...More

Thank Z1854TEgeorgeh
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I love this pizza! Still great after all these years. Lately, we've been ordering the pizza for take-out, and eating it in a park for a picnic or while watching theatre-in-the-park. Is it wrong to enjoy the neighbours lusting over our pizza? The cheese is...More

Thank 448andyk
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Have been going back to the same spot since the mid-80s and the pizza is as good as ever.... am SURE it's the same cook!!! If you want a real good pizza in a family/neighborhood setting to get away from the tourist trap, then this...More

Thank steve c
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Utterly fab!! Went with my children on a Sunday after a busy day sightseeing and it was just what we needed. Fantastic pizza, great service and relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Sallyp74
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We went to Colonnade Pizza last night for the first time in two decades and it is still the one of the best in town. Their other restaurants in the city are not anywhere up to the standards of this original location. Both pizzas we...More

Thank Tam B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Soooo good. If you like cheese and flavour, this is the pizza for you. They've been around a long time and have a couple of locations so you know they must be good. Really good customer service. Sit down or take out. Not your typical...More

Thank Kim B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Metcalfe, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-237-3179
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