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Le Calandre

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Via Liguria 1, 35039 Rubano, Italy
049 630303
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 332
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Expensive yes but excellent quality

Sophisticated, stylish and yet relaxing Expensive yes, but there were no surprises, knew this before I came. I was a solo diner so don't enjoy meals normally by myself - for this reason, I only chose a limited number of dishes and this was probably my mistake. I actually didn't like the dishes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
RonWamberal
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Sydney, Australia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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Sydney, Australia
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2,909 reviews 2,909 reviews
1,642 restaurant reviews
1,391 helpful votes 1,391 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Sophisticated, stylish and yet relaxing Expensive yes, but there were no surprises, knew this before I came. I was a solo diner so don't enjoy meals normally by myself - for this reason, I only chose a limited number of dishes and this was probably my mistake. I actually didn't like the dishes chosen, e.g the spaghetti but feel I... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

It is always hard to make sense of reviews for Michelin star restaurants. Just as I am looking for very different things if I am paying for a 5-star hotel to a quick B&B stay-over, I expect more when going to a 3-star restaurant with corresponding price tags. This is one of the best restaurants I have been to, but... More 

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

During a recent business trip to the area I splurged and walked in at the last minuet. The reception was warm, staff flexible. No condenscending manner, becauase if you're here you're obviously a "foodie," or willing to blow big bucks to impress. I was steered to the "classic menu." Several of the signiture dishes are certainly world class, but dare... More 

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tm
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

When we arrived I taught we have the wrong address. It's a gem hidden in the neighborhood that don't suggest where You are, one of the best restaurants in italy. Once You go in there is like... " These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its continuing mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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54 restaurant reviews
1,256 helpful votes 1,256 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I ate at Le Calandre the day after they opened from their winter recess. Located just west of Padua, this was my 52nd Michelin starred restaurant and one that I greeted with great anticipation. A friend of mine with far more dining experience (and an even more impressive palate) than myself rated this his best meal in all of 2013.... More 

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bologna
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were there a few months ago and the reputation of this place was so good that Anna and I tried it. Frankly, not bad, but not exceptional at all: and keeping in mind its formidable cost, this in not acceptable. The food was good, but so it had to be; the restaurant itself is not memorable from the architectural... More 

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LLucmajor
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My wife suprised me for my 50th Birthday with a lunch reservation , oh what a pleasant suprise , 3 star michelin , this was only the beginning , menu choices were made from the 3 menu`s on offer and we could choose what caught our eye . The service was excellent , regional wines price worthy for such a... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I was here with few colleague in a table of 14 members. Food was really good, taste, presentation, technique and innovative. The two brothers where on the spot and all was smooth . Massimiliano Alajmo is the Mozart of the chefs.... He was 3 michelin stars at 27 years old.... Deserved!

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Beijing, China
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53 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is one of the most idiosyncratic restaurants in Italy. Great food mostly, with only a couple of less impressive dishes (suckling pig). The wine list is very fair given that this is a 3* restaurant, and the service attentive, and warm.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We had a meal at Le Calandre as part of our trip to Venice, OK, the town of Rubano doesn't have the romance of Venice, but once you're in Le Calandre it means nothing. The food is good, very good. We were honored to be visited at our table by Massimilliano Alajmo. We weren't impressed by the signature dish of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Liguria 1, 35039 Rubano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Rubano
  • Phone Number: 049 630303

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 53 - 211
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?