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Caffe Mio

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1379 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-761-5510
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Caffe Mio has the feel of small neighbourhood bistro. The menu is dominated by Italian offerings. The wine list is reasonable, though there are only a few by the glass. Our pasta dishes were generous but nothing exceptional. Service was pleasant but slow and distracted. This is a small space so on a busy evening expect to be very close... More 

Thank BlackBear1959
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I have never had a bad experience at Caffe Mio! One of the owners is usually in the kitchen so the food is always good and the service is second to none. Their menu is not so big that you can't decide what to eat but there are enough choices for everyone. Their seafood linguini is a favourite of mine... More 

Thank ottawapete2014
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I took a Caesar to drink and an entrée of garlic bread, a main of pasta with sausage and mushrooms with a baileys and a dessert of lemon cake with mango sauce and home made dessert ice cream. It was amazing. Great ambiance. Dimmed lights. Clean bathrooms. Warm and cozy. Great service. I will be back.

Thank Marie M
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Can I just say I love this place? Great pastas (gnocchi and giardiano are epic)! Lovely panini's, huge tasty fresh salads, nice pizza, and a great wine and cocktail menu. Great for lunch or dinner with fantastic service! Good quality Italian lavazza espresso bar. Not to mention creme brûlée and tiramisu to die for. Please note the bathroom is not... More 

Thank stephanie f
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Gluten free and full of vegetables. Pleasant patio on relatively quiet street in Westboro. Knowledgeable and quiet staff. Perfect for intimate conversation!

Thank Marthe L
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Went there last night and really enjoyed our meal. If you are tired of small portion sharing meals you will find this restaurant a pleasant surprise. We three devoured our antipasta served with toasted baguette. The mussels in their coconut sauce were lovely and firm and my husband's Mio pizza was delicious. He actually took two pieces home which is... More 

Thank Alphatravelots
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Walked by a few times and look like an expensive place, was looking for a patio place, its early and the patio looks good. Very friendly staff, order the daily pasta special, and soup (variation of the Gazpacho) delicious and good for a hot summer day. The pasta portion is good, prawns are done well and very tasty, enjoyed the... More 

Thank LuvTravelGal
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
185 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a girls’ evening out at Caffe Mio, but was very disappointed by the rubbery calamari, the overpriced white wine, and the flavourless fettuccini Roberto. Fortunately the price reflects the quality of the food, and it seems a lot of neighbourhood folk come here for an evening out. Service was good, if pretentious. Good value for the money.

Thank Yvette D
Caffemiomgt, Owner at Caffe Mio, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed your evening and the service was good. I am sorry to hear that the food was not to your liking. As an owner I believe I speak for all of us in the restaurant industry that you should let your server know during your quality check if there is an issue so that... More 

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73 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

They have a nice open patio outside and the food and service is average to good. The wine by the glass is expensive and even a half litre is quite expensive. It is difficult to find as the gps takes you two blocks away from the place.

Thank RestaurantAholic
Level Contributor
88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

It never fails to amaze how a restaurant--in this case our local bistro--can plummet from being delightfully predictable to out and out awful. We decided to make a "last" visit with friends due to our impending move to the West Coast. We phoned weeks ahead to ask the owner if he could make his famous lasagne--we received no reply when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1379 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-761-5510

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?