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Mad Italian

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2545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
804-732-9268
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The finest in Italian, Greek and American Cuisine.

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Visitor rating
  • 70
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Home cooked meal

We have eaten here every time we stop in this part of Virginia. The workers are a dellight and the food is always good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Pam W
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Portland Ct
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Mad Italian is the place to go if you want excellent pasta and awesome, thin crust pizza with reasonable prices. My family and I go often and have never had a bad experience! My favorite dish is the Italian Sampler which is a hefty portion of Lasagna, Manicotti, and Spaghetti with Garlic bread. If you're looking for a lighter... More 

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Portland Ct
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have eaten here every time we stop in this part of Virginia. The workers are a dellight and the food is always good.

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Jarratt, Virginia
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've had the lasagna lunch special before. It's excellent! The pizza is decent... the only suggestion that I would have for the chef is to add some spice to the pizza dough. Currently, it lacks any flavor... simply tastes like it's made with flour and water. However, the toppings bring it to life. I would recommend Mad Italian for someone... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Well, its not "crazy" but the family is local and they're really GOOD people and they're very honest and serve a really nice FAMILY meal with a pleasant ambiance. The owners will interact with you and your children if you like, or they will give you your space after a long day. The food is excellent and very value driven-my... More 

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Lady Lake, Florida, Usa
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This restaurant was recommended by our staff at the country inn and suites so we got a discount. First plus. Then our server recommended good that was excellent. The salads were good size but the entrees were huge!! Could hardly finish our meals and thus we did not. No room for dessert. Loved the food. It was as good as... More 

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Patton, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

En route from South Carolina to Pennsylvania via 95 North we decided to stop for a late lunch before reaching Richmond. After reading the reviews we were looking forward to a much needed break from our road trip and thought the Mad Italian would offer the refreshment we desired. We were drawn to the restaurant based on the reviews that... More 

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Greentown, Pennsylvania
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

First... They are Greek.. Lots of Greek dishes on the menu. The Italian dishes we ate were very good, not large but very good. Service was excellent.

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Belvidere, New Jersey
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

While they have Italian entrees, this is really a Greek Restaurant. We had the shrimp and Feta Cheese entree. Very rich and delicious. We stop every year on our way to and from Myrtle Beach.

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Beaufort, South Carolina
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After driving 8 hours, my husband and I decided to try this restaurant because of the gracious reviews from Tripadvisor. Boy, were we let down. First of all, this place was hard to find, probably because of my GPS. Upon entering, we were overwhelmed by the random decor including tables hanging from the ceiling. It was like we stepped into... More 

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Harrisburg, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We had a large group going out for supper after an out of town race. Some were looking for Italian some wanted a good steak. The menu here had a little bit of everything and something for everyone. We were able to order fountain drink by the pitcher which was fantastic after a race on a very hot day. And... 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: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza, Greek, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 804-732-9268

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza, Greek, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

The finest in Italian, Greek and American Cuisine.
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?