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Il Paradiso del Cibo

#23 of 703 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
01904 611444
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Description: Real and authentic italian food with strong sardinian influence.Good...
Real and authentic italian food with strong sardinian influence.Good selection of home-made fresh pasta , regional italian dishes, fantastic pizzas cooked in a real wood burn pizza oven .large screen tv featuring all the major european leagues games live.Original wine list with all the best sardinian wines at great prices.
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  • 565
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  • 122
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 20
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  • 37
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Italian food ever

Absolutely amazing rustic food. Staff so friendly. Relaxed atmosphere. We have visited many many Italian restaurants and by far the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Zoe P
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing rustic food. Staff so friendly. Relaxed atmosphere. We have visited many many Italian restaurants and by far the best.

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Thank Zoe P
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First star for the food: wide menu of pastas, pizzas and specials. Tasty, authentic and colourful. Second star for Paulo: hearty welcome from an owner who has passion for serving delicious food. Third star for the atmosphere: cosy room and a buzz from the customers and staff. Fourth star for the Ichnusa beer: thank you for introducing me to a... More 

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Thank Philsteele
York
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely food, lively atmosphere and charming staff - eaten here numerous times over the last few years - never disappointed.

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Thank Toffeecat
York, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is really enjoyable and high quality and the service was fast and friendly. Can't give it 5 stars as the restaurant is very small and there is not much space between tables, so slightly uncomfortable. Could do with some better quality chairs to sit on as well. Good atmosphere if slightly noisy on the Friday night we... More 

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Thank juls63
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were treated by a friend to a fabulous meal at Il Paradiso last week. The atmosphere was both friendly and intimate with the owner spending most of the evening seated in the restaurant with the customers.The food was excellent - both male members of our party chose the steak special which according to them was the best they had... More 

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Thank steven_hickey2
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I brought my work friends here for the first time a d they loved it! Risotto, pizza and red wine all round. My wife and I have been going for years and every meal has been fantastic. Best Italian in the UK!

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Thank TomDavitt
York, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Oh how I love this restaurant....I have been here so many times, and the food never falters. The restaurant is always packed and the buzz of the place is just like being in Rome or Naples....the banter and shouting between the waiting staff and the kitchen is just fabulous....and the waiting staff just deliver a great service. If you go... More 

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Thank Elain H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place to if you are looking for an Italian place that is lively and buzzing. They offer good quality, authentic food. It is not ostentatious, the prices for the pizzas and pastas are good and if you are looking to splash out they have some specials on the board. The owner Paolo was there to greet us... More 

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Thank richardlobianco
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son loves this restaurant and apparently it's frequented by all the locals and Uni kids in York. The food was nice but having eaten in other Italian restaurants I found the food to be a little of a let down. Saying that everyone enjoyed themselves and the staff were friendly. Would we try it again on our next visit.... More 

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Thank Helen P
Llandudno, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our night-time experience was absolutely fine and was enjoyed by our party. I can't honestly rave over the food, but it was certainly acceptable and enjoyable. A good night out, but don't expect the world!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: 01904 611444

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 58
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children

Description

Real and authentic italian food with strong sardinian influence.Good selection of home-made fresh pasta , regional italian dishes, fantastic pizzas cooked in a real wood burn pizza oven .large screen tv featuring all the major european leagues games live.Original wine list with all the best sardinian wines at great prices.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?