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solidfunk (136) Washington D.C., Washington DC | March 18, 2014
72 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Definitely the largest tap list on the Ottawa side of the river and also the largest bottle list. For anyone who is well versed on the Ontario beer scene, there isnít much that is interesting here. Everything they have in bottle is mostly typical LCBO fare with few private imports. Their tap list is a little more interesting but they tend to stick with the ordinary favourites found anywhere. They donít seem to have many local beers on tap compared with Black Tomato or Arrow and Loon. Cool vibe and good service though.
italarican (55) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | August 1, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD 4/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
Both in quantity and quality this stands out among the best places for craft beer in Ottawa, although thatís not saying a whole lot. Usually has an interesting special or cask on. I personally didnít like the food, but Iíd go back for drinks over most places in Ottawa.
Sheffee (5) Winnipeg, Manitoba | June 6, 2013
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Beer bible is awesome. Could do without some of the mainstream beers that you can get anywhere. Great selection of Belgian Trappist beers. Equally good selection of Canadian craft. I would highly recommend it to beer enthusiasts.
rejtable (91) Ontario | May 29, 2013
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD 3/10 VALUE 4/10 OVERALL 12/20
Nice enough tap list for Ottawa, lots of bottles, but nothing someone scouring the LCBO couldnít get, and very overpriced. Food has been hit and miss.
BreWedge (7) Ottawa, Ontario | March 23, 2013| Updated April 7, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 14/20
Funky Abbey-like atmosphere with plenty of kitschy stuff to look at. Very compartmentalized throughout. Friendly staff. The beer selection was fairly extensive but not organized in a way beer geeks would appreciate. For example "coolers and lambics"???? Of the beers available, there were a few nice selections and a number of local crafts but the bulk of them were mass-produced stuff you can get at the LCBO.
Beershine (698) The Sunshine State, Florida | June 10, 2012
44 AMBIANCE 2/5 SERVICE 5/10 SELECTION 6/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 9/20
I rarely say things like this, but, I have absolutely no idea why this place is popular on Ratebeer. When we were there, most of the taps were only mass marketed international beers (Kilkenny and friends) and some C-grade Ontario micros. Doesnít really have a special atmosphere, either. Much preferred the Manx for that. For beer, though, gotta go to Gatineau.
BeerFanatic999 (10) Cochrane, Alberta | April 17, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
Pub Italia is without a doubt the greatest Pub in the city of Ottawa. A selection of specialty beers that absolutely cannot be beaten. Good food, but a little pricy. Better than the average bar food though.
simontheeditor (11) Richmond, England | April 5, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Excellent pub and restaurant in Ottawaís Little Italy district (bus #85 from downtown). Has a unique quirky atmosphere. Large selection of European beers, fewer local brews.
lalu (39) Laval, Quebec | January 9, 2012
76 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 15/20
Cozy place, nice chill atmosphere.
Lots of beers to choose from.
A bit pricey.
the food looked and smelled awesome, I did not have any.
would definitely return if i am in Ottawa.
Johnsense (71) , | January 7, 2012
72 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 6/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Can be busy and sometimes the hours may thow you off a bit. Typical pub atmosphere. Fairly good service. Food can be hit or miss but one of the better selections in Ottawa. Micros and Imports. Prices are about what you would expect. One of the few Ottawa places you may be able to enjoy Westy 12. Parking can be a chore. Even if you come when this place is packed or clsed there is some good Italian eats on Preston.
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