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Tavola Restaurant

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1465 Merivale Road, Ottawa, Ontario k2e7n9, Canada
+1 613-224-4442
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 16:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant by chance. I have to say the service was very good. The chicken Marsala I wanted to order was not on the menu, but they cooked it specially for me, and it was very good. They served our group of eight at the same time and the food was warm and delicious. Every one enjoyed his/her... More 

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1 Thank Mohamed F
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

My wife and I have been coming to Tavola on a weekly basis for a number of years now. We have seen the gradual changes the new owner has been making to the menu and the layout of tables (nicely spaced on the floor so you note the privacy). What hasn't changed are the best dishes from before, the service,... More 

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1 Thank Peter H
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

It really breaks my heart to have to do this but since different management has take over it's no longer the mouth watering home cooked Italian food I craved about before. I have given it a few tries and I was disappointed both times. They tried to make up for it the second time but it didn't matter. They gave... More 

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3 Thank LoveDeniseHamel
Ottawa, Canada
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183 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We went for the first time with friends who were regulars. They warned us though that they thought there was new management so to expect changes. The interior is lovely but the welcome was cold, kind of like it would have been better if we didn't interrupt them and left them alone. The food was over the top heavy. If... More 

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3 Thank Dave C
Ottawa, Ontario
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

A friend who works in the Baseline and Merivale Rd. area invited me out for lunch. Where to go? We decided to give Tavola's a try. Located in one of the many non-descript malls along Merivale Rd, there is ample free parking. We were quickly seated and had a veal dish and salad with chicken. Both entrees were excellent. Prices... More 

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2 Thank servicecomesfirst
Kabir_Chowdhury, Owner at Tavola Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello servicecomesfirst, Thank you very much for your kind review. We really appreciate it. We try to deliver excellent food and service to all of our customers. We are looking forward to serving you again! Best regards, Tavola Restaurant More 

Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

My husband and I enjoyed a lunch here last Friday. My pasta with prosciutto, mushrooms and cream sauce was perfect, and my husband's steak sandwich was delicious. Highly recommend.

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2 Thank longtallfatcat
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Today I had lunch with my group from work. I had picked Tavola because I had eaten here once before and I really enjoyed it. There were orders of lasagna, fettuccine, canneloni, penne, shrimp linguinat, Steak, etc....The amazing thing was that they had some lunch specials which I asked the server about lunch special and he mentioned that Tavola is... More 

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1 Thank frank H
Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

The food tastes great (I had veal marsala), but the presentation could improve. The restaurant's décor is fine, but the bathrooms and the open kitchen should be updated. Menus should be replaced as they are stained and worn and that makes you wonder how clean this place really is. Service was fine but not outstanding. I find prices to high... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

Today I had lunch with some amazing ladies that I used to work with. I had picked Tavola because of the central location for all of us and also because I had eaten here once before and enjoyed it. We told the waiter that unfortunately lunch would have to be a fairly quick experience as some of the ladies had... More 

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1 Thank Colleen685
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

I was at Tavola with couple of friends. It is a really nice and cosy place. Service was good and friendly. We all loved the food. Loved the grilled eggplant and ceaser salad. I ate the pepper steak which was cooked just like I asked. My friends ate the Linguini and lamb chops and they loved it. Overall it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Italian, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1465 Merivale Road, Ottawa, Ontario k2e7n9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-224-4442
Description
Tavola is an Italian restaurant. We serve a variety of Italian cuisines 7 days a week. We also have a very good selection of wines. Under the new ownership since October 2015, we have introduced a new lunch version of the pasta menu which comes with a significantly reduced price ($3-$6 lesser) as compared to dinner. Not to mention, our prices for most of the items are considerably lower than what we had under the old ownership. We are always striving to deliver excellent food and service to all of our customers. For the entire menu and to make online reservations, please visit our website.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?