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North and Navy

4.6
4.6
1269 Reviews
CAN$51 and over
Italian
A Northern Italian kitchen inspired by the Bacari of Venice
Our menu is inspired by tradition and dictated by the quality and availability of ingredients. We play off the similarities between the climates of Eastern Ontario and Northeast Italy, and create our take on classic dishes made with seasonal game, seafood and vegetables. Plus, sometimes we’ll just add whatever we want.

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2 people

9:30 p.m.


Booked 17 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Canadian

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon, Wed–Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (613) 232-6289

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Adam Vettorel

  • Catering

    We are happy to discuss catering opportunities for small gatherings and larger cocktail parties.

  • Private party facilities

    We have a private room that seats up to 7 people, we call this the 'Library'. We also have a private dining room that seats 18 people at one table. The room is equipped with a smart tv for presentations and is perfect for work functions and family gatherings.We can also provide cocktail parties up to 30 people at the bar area (mixed standing and seating) or full restaurant rentals for up to 80 people. Please inquire at hello@northandnavy.com

  • Private party contact

    hello@northandnavy.com: (613) 232-6289

  • Neighbourhood

    Ottawa

  • Cross Street

    Bank St

  • Parking Details

    There is a city parking lot directly across the street that is free after 6pm. Lots of available street parking.

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Wine

What 1,269 people are saying

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4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.1Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A intimate place that serves amazing food with amazing service it was the best food we had in the city. The staff take you on a journey throught the menu with thought put into every aspect of the restraints experience a 5 star place
  2. P

    Patrick

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food2service5ambience3
    The service was excellent and the food came out fast. Ordered the lamb, which was a portion far too small to justify the 48$ price tag as a main, and had me regretting not ordering an appetizer/first course. Meal and drinks were good but not memorable. Ambience was noisy enough that it was difficult to hear my partner, but alright overall.
  3. F

    Franny

    Toronto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service and food! Great ambiance and just an overall beautiful spot for good food. Will certainly be back.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Ottawa

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My favourite restaurant of all time!!! Thank you to the amazing chef, cooks and staff.
  5. DH

    DebraH

    San Francisco

    14 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    14 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    Thought the dishes needed seasoning and flavor. Just not that good based on the many reviews. Oz Kafe was way better...
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Super service great food our server John was amazing
  7. ED

    EmilyD

    Calgary

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had the absolute most wonderful time at North and Navy. We are here for only a few nights from Edmonton and I wanted to make sure we picked the best of the best; N & N did NOT disappoint. Thank you to Daniel for curating an exceptional experience up at the bar for us. His knowledge of the menu was top tier; as was his gin sour making skills. It was truly one of the best meals we have ever had in a cozy atmosphere. Thank you for doing what you do.
  8. RV

    RobinV

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall1food1service3ambience1
    Main courses not good-lamb tough and cold,ridiculously paltry portion;fish dish not very tasty,bland portion very small;desserts not very good; appetizer was good but best part of the meal was the bread.Atmosphere very noisy,hard to hear company speak.Our previous visits were most enjoyable but this was a disaster and terrible outrageously expensive for what it was.
  9. l

    lorez

    Toronto

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Overall good. Octopus on the salty side and over charred.
  10. RH

    RobertH

    Ottawa

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and service. Server was extremely knowledgeable. Not an inexpensive restaurant, but worth every penny.
  11. L

    Lunchman

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were in the library room, I believe that’s the name. Sebastian served us and we had an amazing time. Kudos to him being so knowledgeable and friendly!
  12. J

    Joselia

    Montreal

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such an experience!!! The food was exquisite and the wine pairing by our server Sebastien remarkable. Our favorite place!
  13. NC

    NadineC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food was fantastic and the service was exemplary. The server was thorough in menu explanation and knew her wines. Completely enjoyable experience as a first-timer to N&N. Well done.
  14. NE

    NessaE

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was one of the best experiences in my life! Everything was amazing: the food, the service, the selection of wine, the semi-private room we had, everything! We were a party of 6 and were able to taste everything on the menue and everything was delicious. Our waitress was knowledgeable and incredible. We will go again for sure.
  15. A

    Anonymous

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food portions have decreased, unfortunately. But it’s delicious nonetheless.
  16. AC

    AlexC

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was excellent. Great service! Our only disappointment was the lack of protein options.. veal, chicken.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 14, 2022

    overall2food4service5ambience1
    Have been before, love the food, but just way too noisy for conversation.
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Vancouver

    8 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience4
    Consistency is the key of success. We are totally disappointed on our second visit. North & Navy impressed us on our first visit and we recommended it to our friends. We pre booked a special farewell dinner but it ruined our taste. Most of the dishes were overcooked, cream of dessert melted when presented to us. It was a total disaster.
  19. NM

    NicolasM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was absolutely phenomenal. Drove to Ottawa for the day/night, was recommended to try out North & Navy. From the entrance, decor to the service and food I was blown away! Food was absolutely exquisite I plan on eating there every time I'm in Ottawa. Thank you to Daniel & the whole Kitchen staff for this magnificent experience
  20. LS

    LouisS

    Vancouver

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was just perfect. Thank you!
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Honestly, every single thing we had was excellent!
  22. LT

    LisaT

    Detroit

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely evening. Service was paced just right. Food was outstanding - both visually and from a taste perspective. We had a private space which was really lovely. We found it a little noisy so I expect if we had been out in the restaurant proper it would have been quite noisy as the people at the outer end of our table said they did find it hard to hear the conversation the rest of us were having. Everything is pricy but the food and drinks really were exceptional so I think it’s all in accord with what is happening generally with restaurant pricing these days. Excellent spot for a special occasion.
  23. v

    vivey

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband and I went to North and Navy for our anniversary. Reservations were for outdoors- the outdoor dining area is so quaint and cozy, but inside is just as beautiful! Our server was cheerful and friendly. The ambiance is very welcoming and charming. Amazing wines, food and service. Staff are extremely knowledgeable and made great recommendations. It truly was a great dining experience. One point though, the prices are a bit on the high end but definitely worth the treat! AND THE BREAD!! omg Would highly recommend!
  24. TR

    TonyR

    Ottawa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic server. Sebastian made our meal that much better!
  25. a

    adelek

    Baja California Sur

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Celebrated our wedding anniversary here and loved it - will be back!
  26. JB

    JB2018

    Atlantic Canada

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Truly one of the best restaurants in the country. Thank you to our wonderful hosts for a lovely honeymoon dinner.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and atmosphere. Service was excellent. Food Delicious!
  28. JP

    JonathanP

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place, great food. The service was absolutely exceptional. I brought my two kids and despite them being the only children in the restaurant the staff made us feel right at home and were very helpful. The food is very well prepared and fresh.
  29. CG

    CatherineG

    Ottawa

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful night out! Delicious food and cocktails in an attractive setting.
  30. YN

    YouNeedToNYC

    New York Area

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful and warm service from start to finish! We really enjoyed all of their fresh and delicious pastas. Highly recommend a visit!
  31. RC

    RebeccaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Have been here before, and was happy to come back again!
  32. EF

    EmFernandez

    Ottawa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Ezcellent service, incredible food as always. Nice cocktails
  33. AB

    AlyB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    North and Navy always impresses. The originality of the menu is not something I have experienced in other restaurants. The combination of flavours and textures is always so satisfying. The drink menu is also original and classic at the same time.
  34. SB

    SylvieB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 1, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a very lovely birthday celebration at North and Navy and it was first class. From the initial warm welcome, to our very knowledgeable server, incredible food - it was wonderful! We will be back!
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was beyond excellent. Portions were reasonable but could have been larger but the flavour was beyond amazing. Our server was extremely knowledgeable about the menu and really made the full experience a wonderful time for our 25th anniversary. This was true fine dining.
  36. PA

    PATD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Un des rares restos à Ottawa où on est vraiment en train de manger quelque chose d'un cran au dessus de la moyenne. Service super sympa et attentionné mais qui ne pousse pas à la consommation (hormis les bouteilles de sanpé à 7piastres pièce comme en Europe). Explications bienvenues sur la carte et belle mise en ambiance. Juste p.ê un peu trop de 'ceci est mon favori' sur tous les plats et boissons, entendu a moultes reprises à notre table et d'autres. Clientèle sapée et friquée, on s'étonnait un peu :). Au niveau de la nourriture, c'est vraiment super. La carte est courte et saisonnière, tout est préparé frais. Les portions sont par contre bien chiches, c'est un restaurant de senteurs et de couleurs et de parfums , un instant de sublime dans une ville où d'habitude la bouffe est au mieux médiocre. Cuisine italienne du nord, effectivement, mais bien loin des tavolas caldas de Venise, plutôt la cuisine du Doge ou des aristos vénitiens :) voir les photos. Un penchant pour le thon fumé, râpé sur les plats ou en mini montages dans le tonno vitello par exemple. Desserts superbes avec un un bémol pour le tiramisu, fait minute (super) mais fade. Affogato superbe et écume sur fond de crème anglaise fabulax. Vins au verre de bonne facture (mais attention à la facture! ). Faut compter au moins 120 dollars par personne. Recommandé ! Mais vraiment pour une fête car ça fait mal au portefeuille.
  37. A

    Anne

    Montreal

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Thé food and service was great. Unfortunately we asked to be on the patio outside and it was not very nice, located next to the street. The food was great except for on of the sides of the octopus dish. Strips of celery were served as a side, it was cold and unpleasant to eat, adding nothing to the dish. Special mention for the excellent service.
  38. JL

    JocelynL

    Montreal

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great night. Good service and food. The wine was spectacular.
  39. SS

    ShaneS

    Hawaii

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Unfortunately the power failure meant we could not do desert ! Next time we will
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, worth every buck spent. Staff is lovely and very knowledgeable, could not recommend more.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

North and Navy offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (613) 232-6289.

North and Navy is rated 4.6 stars by 1269 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:30 p.m.


Booked 17 times today
Google Map for North and Navy

226 Nepean St, Ottawa, ON K2P 0B8

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Bank St

  • Neighbourhood

    Ottawa

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon, Wed–Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Contemporary Italian, Canadian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    There is a city parking lot directly across the street that is free after 6pm. Lots of available street parking.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Adam Vettorel

  • Additional

    Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, Wine

  • Phone number

    (613) 232-6289

  • Catering

    We are happy to discuss catering opportunities for small gatherings and larger cocktail parties.

  • Private party facilities

    We have a private room that seats up to 7 people, we call this the 'Library'. We also have a private dining room that seats 18 people at one table. The room is equipped with a smart tv for presentations and is perfect for work functions and family gatherings.We can also provide cocktail parties up to 30 people at the bar area (mixed standing and seating) or full restaurant rentals for up to 80 people. Please inquire at hello@northandnavy.com

  • Private party contact

    hello@northandnavy.com: (613) 232-6289

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