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Il Paradiso del Cibo

40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
01904 611444
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Ranked #47 of 680 restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $67
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Authentic Italian food, basic restaurant with a great atmosphere. Great staff I can not recommend enough! If you are looking for fine dining then this is not the place BUT if you are looking for great food, great people and a really enjoyable night - this place is excellent!

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Copmanthorpe
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

It's been a while since I visited here but just as great, if not better than last time Lovely to be greeted as an old friend, the restaurant has been revamped, menus rewritten, bigger and better wine list and the food even better than before We had a great evening, relaxed atmosphere and a warm glow as we left Just... More

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York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

First time at the restaurant and certainly not the last. Great menu and not too cluttered. The place was immersed in the Italian tongue and I felt like a visitor which was great. Go there and enjoy.

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Pickering, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Good authentic food at a reasonable price on a Sunday evening-it was a very good experience. The red mullet starter was outstanding and the pizza bases spot on with plentiful fresh toppings. Staff worked well together and created a very italian buzz and atmosphere. Mushroom rissotto was good but lacked depth in flavour and tables are very tight. Will happily... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited a few months ago for the first time for lunch and were happily surprised. We have lived in Italy for around 4 years and haven't been able to find any place that so closely replicates the taste of Southern Italy; even the espresso is fantastic. It's crowded, and loud and most of the menu is on the wall,... More

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Guelph, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

On a 3 day trip to York, my wife and I felt like Italian and found a little place about a 20 minute walk from our B&B. The owner informed us that they typically book 4 weeks out, but that they had a few outdoor spots near the kitchen staff. It was nice out, so we agreed. This owner, Paolo,... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Very busy on a Sunday evening but luckily a table became vacant and we were able to eat here. Friendly efficient service and excellent food. Best lasagne ever and the tiramisu was heavenly!

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Canberra, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

So we rolled up with no booking on a summer Saturday, and got a table outside in the lane - luckily a sublime evening and the meal was just as good. The kids (10 and 12) devoured garlic pizza (amazing) and delicious pastas. Grown ups had the slow roast pork - rich and satisfying - and lobster tagliatelle, truly amazing,... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a relatively small restaurant but for that, creates an excellent buzzing atmosphere! The food easily met and exceeded expectation. All served, timely, with attendant but far from intrusive service. Very held value all round. Booking essentially for weekend evenings; I have no doubt we'll be returning

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York, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My brother and I took our Dad out for a Father's Day dinner in this restaurant. It is a small family run business with fantastic Sardinian food and a great atmosphere. The only off putting thing was a very large TV in a very small space. However the World Cup was on and I don't know if the TV was... More

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