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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, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: The finest in Italian, Greek and American Cuisine.

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Visitor rating
  • 67
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 7
    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
Very good Italian

For several years this has been one of our favorite stops as we travel to and from Florida.The service is friendly and the food is very good. Excellent value.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
Robert C
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Putnam, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Harrisburg, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Putnam, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

For several years this has been one of our favorite stops as we travel to and from Florida.The service is friendly and the food is very good. Excellent value.

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196 reviews 196 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was true pizza in every sense of the word: thin, crispy crust, with just the right amount of sauce and cheese--and finely sliced meat and veggies. Our pitcher of beer was COLD and good. Service was prompt and friendly--which was amazing because there was a bus group there when we first arrived. Overall--a very, very pleasant dining experience!

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New Jersey
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144 reviews 144 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Parking is plentiful and we were greeted at the door by a friendly staff. The restauarant has a diner feel with booths and wine bottles lining the wall. No complimentary bread was served. Our salads were fresh with homemade dressings. I was asked to take my fork that I left on the salad plate instead of them bringing me another.... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

While staying at one of the nearby hotels along I-95 south of Richmond we discovered this local family owned, full service restaurant with a mix of Italian and Greek dishes. Located just off the highway, it's worth seeking this one out if you want something other than the nearby Little Caesars and Pizza Hut. The dinners we ordered were well... More 

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South Prince George VA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Definitely one of the best restaurants in the Petersburg area. Chris and Katarina Skordas and their fine staff aim to please and make this a great place for Italian and Greek cuisine. Leave room for one of Katarina's homemade desserts.

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East Hampton, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Prices were reasonable, food was good. Strange combinations of greek and Italian dishes. Service was good and friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I have lived in Petersburg my whole life and even as a kid I thoroughly enjoyed coming here with my dad I was always fascinated with the tables and chairs on the ceiling. As I grew older I still patronize this restaurant. The chain restaurants are good but sometimes is city folk like to sit back and enjoy a family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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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183 reviews 183 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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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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: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Entertaining clients

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