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La Cucina del Petrarca

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Via Scalette1, 35032 Arqua Petrarca, Italy
0429 718248
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I was there few times during my holiday in Italy, was great restaurant with great food, I did not eat pork then the owner very help full to male special meal for me, even he is looking for very special troufle mushroom because at that time was not the right time for mushroom, very impressed his... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2014
Traveller-Jepara
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Abano Terme, Italy
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Boca Raton, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came to this restaurant because of it famous bbq platter, but the owner said there had not been enough reservations to fire up the grill (didnt tell us this when we call). Another table had a mixed grill, so we ordered that There was steak, but too well done for us. The giant pork knuckle was so overdone it... More 

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Abano Terme, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I was there few times during my holiday in Italy, was great restaurant with great food, I did not eat pork then the owner very help full to male special meal for me, even he is looking for very special troufle mushroom because at that time was not the right time for mushroom, very impressed his service from the owner.

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Milan, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I had known the co-owner for the last 30 years, well before he decided to open with a friend the restaurant "La Cucina di Petrarca", and each time I was his guest at his house, I was always impressed by his passion for cooking, food and wine. As a former farmer, among other activities his family was involved in, he... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We arrived at the restaurant in a violent thunderstorm. When we entered the restaurant, it was warm, a fire going in the cooking area, and soft lighting throughout. Everything about our visit was very good: the welcome and service, the food, the wine and the ambiance. I asked for my steak med. rare and that's what I got. We had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Scalette1, 35032 Arqua Petrarca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Arqua Petrarca
  • Phone Number: 0429 718248

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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