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Il Calandrino

via Liguria 1, 35030 Rubano, Italy
049 630303
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Ranked #14 of 26 Restaurants in Rubano
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Il Calandrino is a casual version of Le Calandre, the Alajmo brothers three Michelin star restaurant. It is located directly in front of Le Calandre and serves excellent modern Italian food. Great wine and cocktails as well. And in the back corner of Il Calandrino, there is a small pastry shop selling delicious cakes, cookies and small pastries.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Il Calandrino is a casual version of Le Calandre, the Alajmo brothers three Michelin star restaurant. It is located directly in front of Le Calandre and serves excellent modern Italian food. Great wine and cocktails as well. And in the back corner of Il Calandrino, there is a small pastry shop selling delicious cakes, cookies and small pastries.
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I was in a wine tour in Italy, and I stop at Le calandrino to meet Andreea, and I eat a nice prosciutto, and a good beef tartare. Good espresso..................

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Nutley, New Jersey
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place is absolutely amazing and the breakfast I had here is one that I will never forget! Living in the New York City area, I am spoiled with some of the world's best coffee and food on a daily basis. However, none of these places can even come close to the cappuccino and croissant that I enjoyed at Il... More

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Milan, Italy
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

A great italian restaurant, this is a kind of a Bistro from the 3 michelin star restaurant Le Calandre that is in the same place. The actual address of the restaurant is in Rubano, just next to Padova, but if you are staying in Padova, don't worry it is worth the visit, it is by far the best restaurant that... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

I went to this restaurant after 8 months. So I can confirm my five points judgment. This time the business lunch solution was based on fish: whole meal pasta with fish ragout; small fish hamburgers dressed with a light fennel cream; fresh salad with small pieces of anchovy and, at the end, a piece of diplomatic cake. Quality and service... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

The restaurant is a modern successful reinterpretations of an old Venetian tavern due to location, settings and menu. The restaurant is located on the way that connect Padua to the hinterland, so it's suitable to stop and have a break. For this reason you still find the "cicchetti" : a degustation of different kind of local recipes to be tasted... More

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UK
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We had a fleeting visit to the restaurant as we were delayed on our flight in from London and had to phone ahead for them to keep the reservation open. They were really accommodating and although we were very much against the clock as they should have been closed, they still managed to produce 3 courses of amazing quality including... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

Pleasant, unassuming and cheerful atmosphere. Food superb, great choice and reasonable prices. We will be back!

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Roma
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Elegant decor and relatively decent food. So what's the problem? Well, there are quite a few problems. I was in a group of 10 discerning eaters who felt that we had paid much too much (about 135 euros each) in comparison with the overall quality. We decided to have an aperitif (Prosecco), as suggested by the waiter, and were surprised... More

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New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

We have been there 'cos we knew that Calandrino belongs to Alajmo's family, and the main next door restaurant was unfortunatly closed that day! As good americans, what can we go for? Big Max, of course! We found it very funny, that a chef like Massimiliano can decide to make a dish like that! This is a very good and... More

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Bxl
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110 reviews 110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

This restaurant belongs to the Alajmo clan, which also manages the "La Montecchia" Restaurant (one Michelin star) and the "Calandre" restaurant (three Michelin stars). La Montecchia is an absolutely outstanding restaurant with incredible food, a wine list that literally bowls you over and service that is difficult to find anywhere else in the world. A totally incredible experience and well... More

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