Benvenuto, Orto Trattoria: Refined Italian dining comes to The Glebe

Published by the Twenty-Fifth Hour

Orto Trattoria, 151 – C Second Avenue (off Bank Street)

Open: Monday to Wednesday 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday to Saturday 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Prices: Mains from $17 to $79

Access: Sidewalk access to front door and side entrance with wheelchair ramp

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An Italian-inspired newcomer to The Glebe’s bustling restaurant scene is quickly gaining the respect of local foodies. Though Orto Trattoria has only been open for a little over a month, it has received accolades on Trip Advisor and Google Reviews.

The restaurant’s owner, Top Chef Canada winner René Rodriguez, is evidently as attentive to his restaurant’s aesthetic as he is to the plating of his food. From its frosted glass room dividers, to its contemporary lighting fixtures and mirrored wall, Orto Trattoria manages to make an otherwise narrow dining space feel both trendy and intimate.

Read the full restaurant review here!

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