Located on the canal in a pleasant residential, park-like setting, the modern Italian eatery features an excellent selection of pasta, thin-crust pizzas, sandwiches, calzones and salads. Or you might try the veal marsala, chicken piccata, grilled salmon or filet mignon. An array of desserts includes rum-soaked Zucchotto pound cake or a classic crème caramel. The terrace and picture windows offer lovely water views. The parking lot is across the street on 5th Avenue. The terrace and the restaurant's picture windows offer lovely views of the Rideau Canal, which is made interesting by boats in the summer and skaters in the winter. A popular weekend brunch is offered.