Pub Italia | Ottawa, Ontario
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Pub Italia
Excellent based on 48 ratings
Type: Bar

434 Preston Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1S 4N4 [ print map ]
613 232 2326

pubitalia.ca

Hours: 11am-1am Mon-Sat, 2pm-12am Sun


Mayor: Metalchopz (2) | Taps: 36 | Bottles: 150


Pub Italia

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Beer Available At Pub Italia (arranged by most recent)
Mill Street Barley Wine 89, Theresianer Vienna 40, St. Ambroise Oatmeal Stout 100, Beyond the Pale The Darkness 81, Kichesippi Wuchak Polaris 46, Broadhead Wildcard Ale - Polaris , Barley Days Scrimshaw Oyster Stout 53, Camerons Auburn Ale 46, Rogue HazelNut Brown Nectar 98, Pedavena Birra Pedavena 9, Church-Key House Red 27
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48 reviews for Pub Italia
 Ambiance  86%
 Service  75%
 Selection  80%
 Food  69%
 Value  65%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  87%
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96
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
Sirus  (3) , | October 16, 2014
By far the best selection in Ottawa. They have the beer bible and will not disappoint. Not cheap mind you but the ambiance is unique and characteristic.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
sic1314  (385) Leiden, Netherlands | May 19, 2014
Fairly decent, good service, OK selection.
72
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk  (183) Washington D.C., Washington DC | March 18, 2014
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.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 4/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
italarican  (74) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | August 1, 2013
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.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Sheffee  (5) Winnipeg, Manitoba | June 6, 2013
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.
66
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 3/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 12/20
rejtable  (124) Ontario | May 29, 2013
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.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
BreWedge  (7) Ottawa, Ontario | March 23, 2013| Updated April 7, 2013
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.
44
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 9/20
Beershine  (779) The Sunshine State, Florida | June 10, 2012
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.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
BeerFanatic999  (10) Cochrane, Alberta | April 17, 2012
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.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
simontheeditor  (11) Richmond, England | April 5, 2012
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.

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