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Vecchio Falconiere

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Via Umberto I, 31/1, 35122 Padua, Italy
+39 049 656544
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Theatre and style and great food made for marvlous evening.

As we walked in, we were greeted with a happy smile from the gentleman carving meat in a trolley. As we approached we saw two large fillets and other meats to one side; he brandished an enormous carving knife as he welcomed us in, and we were given a table without delay. The menu seemed somewhat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Sion
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

As we walked in, we were greeted with a happy smile from the gentleman carving meat in a trolley. As we approached we saw two large fillets and other meats to one side; he brandished an enormous carving knife as he welcomed us in, and we were given a table without delay. The menu seemed somewhat superfluous - everyone seemed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Vecchio Falconiere serves a lot of typical Italian dishes, and does them very well, but it is particularly known for its wonderful mixed beef extravaganza that is cooked on hot plates on a trolley in view of the table. Having had the selection of meats and the process explained to us by the helpful (English speaking) owner I was duly... More 

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Montegrotto Terme, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you are in Padova and want to taste some real good food then try this. The pasta is all freshly home made and served in an genuine way, also the risotto is very good. But I visited this restaurant just for the meat "experience". The speciality of this restaurant is the meat, if you are a meat lover then... More 

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Ballston Lake, NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We enjoyed several superb dinners at this restaurant during our visit to Padua. The owner and staff are very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is a local favorite! We selected it on our first evening after reading the menu and seeing the attractive interior. It was so outstanding, we dined there all four nights. A British businessman who had worked... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The food is excellent, their choice is large and the items are carefully prepared and impressive. Special recommendations: The risotto is served from within a full wheel of parmesan, and the platter of meat that cooks on your plate in front of you is amazing! I have one problem with this place which unfortunetly turned the night sour, which is... More 

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Bydgoszcz, Polska
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

It was a great choice, restaurant was recommended to me by receptionist in my hotel... It was great... Meat from Canadian buffalo, Italian beef and many, many more... Meat is prepared a few days before it is being sold and spend some time in red wine... it is delicious... Very nice Egyptian who prepared our meat and extremly nice waitress... More 

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Munich, Germany
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

First thing, this place is difficult to find! But completely worth it once we arrived! My husband and I walked in and were surrounded by only Italians-a very good sign. The owner was very friendly and explained everything to us since they didn't have an English menu. And we just told him to go for it and bring us his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A colleague proposed to visit the restaurant, and I am glad we followed her suggestion. Don't miss risotto al radicchio in forma di parmiggiano, which is risotto with radiccio, which gives a purple color to the rice, and is presented in a head of parmesan cheese. Simply delicious! Quick and professional service, reasonable prices. I will definitely come back.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place is a meat lover paradise, the Tagliata and the Fiorentina are yummy and the here I got the best of the best of the best Tartar meat in my life. The space is not big, better booking ahead in the weekend. The owner is a welcoming egyptian guy, who can add a lot to the mood of the... More 

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Padua, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very nice place where to bring foreign guests who want a little taste of Padova's traditional cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Umberto I, 31/1, 35122 Padua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
  • Phone Number: +39 049 656544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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