216 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON    Tel.  (613) 565-5155

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johnny farina

Our casual Italian restaurant has made its comfortable home over two floors and three rooms in a former movie theatre in Ottawa’s trendy Elgin Street district. Situated in the larger of the two original theatres our dining room boasts spectacular 35 foot ceilings. This accommodates an open concept kitchen that hosts our beloved wood oven being constantly & carefully tended to by our quick moving Pizzaiolo's.

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Johnny Farina offers something for everyone through three different atmospheres, Italian inspired culinary delights, eclectic beverages and genuinely passionate service.

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bar /lounge

Tucked in behind our deli and out of sight from the busy street, our lounge is a bit of a hidden oasis. The atmosphere is a calmer and cozier alternative to the hustle and bustle of the main dining room.  The lounge’s layout offers a quieter experience through lower ceilings and a variety of alternative seating options including: bar style high-tops, traditional bistro seating and a few cozy booths tucked away to the side.

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Open Monday to Friday From 11:00am to 3:00pm the deli has become an Elgin street lunchtime favourite.  It’s an affordable and healthy alternative to local fast food as it provides our restaurant’s high calibre food at a fraction of the price; perfect for lunch on the run!

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