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2545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
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Ranked #9 of 104 Restaurants in Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Greek, Pizza, Steakhouse, Pasta
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Dessert
Description: The finest in Italian, Greek and American Cuisine.
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food we were going to Washington DC and decided to stop by after look trip advisor and OMG fabulous food definitely going back some day

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Littleton, CO
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155 reviews 155 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Old fashioned atmosphere, but the food I had here was good. The sauce on the pasta made my veal entree worth the cost, in spite of the veal being just average. The baklava dessert was the best I have had in a long time. Very limited wine selection.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I am a resident here in Petersburg and have been coming to Mad Italian for years. In fact, several birthday celebrations have been held here. The food is always perfectly cooked and served in large portions. They happily wrap it up to take home. The prices are very reasonable, and the service is always quick. Entire staff is very friendly... More 

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Springfield, Virginia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Good food, service in a good old fashioned setting. This is the kind of place every town enjoyed, relaxed, friendly and welcoming

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Prince George, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Petersburg. The food is wonderful and the staff is very friendly. This is a family owned restaurant and the owner makes you feel at home. If you are in Petersburg, you have to try this place. You will not be disappointed! Tricia

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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

They have wonderful Italian and even Greek food. Very inexpensive but the flavor of the food is not lost.

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I are traveling the I-95 corridor to Florida and had occasion to stop for the night in Petersburg, Virginia Never having been in this area before, I turned to TripAdvisor for a restaurant for dinner. We decided on the Mad Italian. We opted not to eat at the table hanging from the ceiling! They had two specials... More 

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Deptford, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We had a wonderful meal at Mad Italian, even with a High School reunion going on in the banquet area, but the best part was Katerina's Home Made Almond Cream Cake. We were told it was made by Katerina herself (the owner's wife) and it is wonderful!

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Hopewell, Va
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My wife and I went in one Saturday at lunch time, it was only 4 tables with customers in the place, 2 tables had already been served and the waitress was slow to make it to our table for our order, she took our drink order and about 20 minutes later still no drinks, we got up and started walking... More 

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Petersburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

What an excellent restaurant! Great customer service-both the owner and the owner’s wife checked on us, speaking to us and making sure that everything was satisfactory. This is a locally owned restaurant, not a chain. There was a large variety of food items, something for everyone. I had the bourbon street steak, and it was definitely one of the most... More 

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Additional Information about Mad Italian

Address: 2545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
Phone Number: 804-732-9268
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Greek, Pizza, Steakhouse, Pasta

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