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La Finestra

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Via dei Tadi 15, 35139 Padua, Italy
+39 049 650313
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7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Lunch friday to sunday Dinner tuesday to saturday. Reservation always...
Lunch friday to sunday Dinner tuesday to saturday. Reservation always suggested. English & french menu and spoken.Menu complete with prices on the web site.Pranzo dal venerdi alla domenica cena dal martedi al sabato.Prenotazione sempre consigliata.Lingue parlate e menu` anche in francese e inglese.Menu completo di prezzi sul nostro sito
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  • 76
    Very good
  • 25
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  • 9
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Don't ever say you've been in Italy if you missed this amazing restaurant :) Nice owners and incredible delicious cuisine.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
yulingwang
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Cologne, Germany
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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English first
Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Don't ever say you've been in Italy if you missed this amazing restaurant :) Nice owners and incredible delicious cuisine.

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Rhinebeck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We ate our last Padua meal here last night. We called ahead to see if the restaurant would stay open beyond 9:30. The chef/owner told us he would wait for us to walk over. Long walk. Inside we received a warm welcome. Our waitress was charming, enthusiastic, cheerful. The red wine was very tasty and reasonably priced. We ordered the... More 

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Portland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Were fortunate to spend several months in Padova and also fortunate to eat at La Finestra several times during our stay. In my opinion, has to be the top restaurant in Padova on all levels - atmosphere, staff, and most important, excellent food. The rizotto is always outstanding, as is everything from starters to deserts. Not to be missed!

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ARCADIA, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stopped in very late for a late supper. Even though the restaurant was about to close the gracious owner/host accommodated us and produced a truly excellent and memorable meal. The pasta that I had was especially excellent, an island of pasta and lamb Ragusa floating in a sea of a white cheese sauce. This was very interesting and memorable.... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had an excellent dinner in this very nice restaurant and enjoyed the, quality, the presentation of the plates and the very friendly service. Don't miss the Brunello at an incredible price. Not easy to find but worthwile to look for.. Reservation recommanded.

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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Carlo and Helen are the married Chef/maitre'd partners who run the casual, inventive, slightly offbeat La Finestra in Padua. The menu is Carlo's creation and offer his take on Italian standards--no basic bolognese here. While the menu is small, it seems to be updated often and the execution is quite good. Helen is friendly without being overbearing, Carlo is very... More 

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seal beach,ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a pleasure to go to a restaurant where you feel so welcomed. You are made to feel like you are guests at someone's home. The food was fantastic and reasonable. Everything was perfect.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

As entering La Finestra the mouth watering smell of Truffles came. So try the gnocchi with pumpkin and Truffles. The owner is a really nice and communicative lady. When I asked for peperoncino she first refused, explaining that it will kill the smell of truffles. As a gourmet lover I agreed, but to my surprise she brought me the peperoncino... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Though close to the center of things, the restaurant is enough off the beaten path to not be rammed by college students and visitors to the city. Discovered thanks to local advice from a colleague who lives in Padova, we've been here twice, and each time had a superb meal. Family owned, and run with care and attention. The chef... More 

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Portland OR
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The family that owns this restaurant does everything to make sure their guests receive the best possible experience. It is a small, intimate venue where guests wear dressy attire. We have been to Padua three times, dining here each time. We have always had an excellent meal, truly local, unlike so many of the touristic restaurants in Padua. The wine/food... More 

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Additional Information about La Finestra

Address: Via dei Tadi 15, 35139 Padua, Italy
Phone Number: +39 049 650313
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 33 - 61
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via dei Tadi 15, 35139 Padua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
  • Phone Number: +39 049 650313

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 61
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

Lunch friday to sunday Dinner tuesday to saturday. Reservation always suggested. English & french menu and spoken.Menu complete with prices on the web site.Pranzo dal venerdi alla domenica cena dal martedi al sabato.Prenotazione sempre consigliata.Lingue parlate e menu` anche in francese e inglese.Menu completo di prezzi sul nostro sito
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?