About Us

La Roma is now located in Ottawa's Little Italy. We specialize in contemporary Italian cuisine, rooted in tradition. Enjoy our three new semi-private rooms perfect for corporate and family events. A large and spacious terrace and a brand new bar to sip your favourite Chianti. We are open 7 days a week and welcome you for either lunch, dinner or take out. La Roma Highlights - BYOW with no corkage fee every Tuesday (1 - 750 ml bottle) for every 2 guests. Gourmet to go - Drop by to pick up our delicious Lasagna and Pizza to be baked and enjoyed in the comforts of home. Lasagna (serves 2) $17.50 / Pizza (2 styles) $10/$12 Live Jazz with local musician Tim Bedner and Friends - Every Sunday 5:30pm - 8:30pm.

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Our menu is inspired from the many diverse regions of Italy and we support local farmers and producers to create a seasonally changing menu that is traditional with a contemporary touch. We pride ourselves in offering house made pasta, sausages, cured meats, desserts and sauces. Chef Ilya enjoys creating a modern plate rooted in tradition. He plays with texture and taste and creates specials and features that showcase local ingredients and seasonal themes.

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Here are a few fun facts about La Roma.
0 La Roma opened in 1962 making it one of Ottawa’s oldest Italian restaurant. The Papalia Family has owned and operated La Roma for 27 years
We offer BYOW every Tuesday and NO corkage fee (1 750ml bottle for every 2 guests)
Our Italian wine list is specially curated from wineries that specialize in small batch vintages across some of Italy’s most celebrated regions


0 We are proud to work with and support many local farmers including O’Brien Farms
Our semi-private rooms are perfect for corporate, family and religious events. We can accommodate groups from 12-60