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Prato della Valle, 51, 35123, Padua, Italy
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

old fashioned restaurant, waiters kind and helpful, food and pizza really good. Price at lunch affordable

Thank xxx022
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

A very old restaurant near Prato della vale ! The ragazzi are awsome! The food very tasty and cheap if you consider what you eat.If you visit padova and you need classical food this one is for you!

Thank Tassos M
Stuttgart, Germany
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We had pizza, salade, pasta and some dessert on the tables outside with view on the nice square. The food is good, the service is attentive, friendly and fast. We were under the impression that the restaurant inside was at an higher level. In any case no problem at all!

Thank Maga8691
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Great choice for my first dinner in Padova! The building is really beautiful and full of history and the food is good for the price your paying. I tried the carpaccio and ended with the tiramisu!

1 Thank Tiago M
Santa Barbara, California
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Located next to the lovely Prato della Valle, a circular area with fountain and wonderful statues, this classic restaurant provides an old world setting. My companion said the Pasta Carbonara was one of the best she has had. My meal was quite nicely prepared. The service was just fine and given that there were very few customers on a rainy... More 

1 Thank RH2003
Chicago, Illinois
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129 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Go here if you want to ruin your trip Surly waiters, no smiles - no suggestions, just shrugs. not kid friendly. we saw plenty of people - but probably for the same reason we were there - because it was recommended by a hotel front desk, or is part of a pre-packaged tour group itinerary. So anyways, you get the... More 

1 Thank Freq_Traveler_101
Munich, Germany
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Wonderful restaurant with interesting decor and superb service. A varied menu offering local specialities in addition to great value for money pizzas but in a very upmarket environment. There was no attempt to rush us even though we were one of the first to arrive and last to leave, in this popular area of Padua. In summer there is a... More 

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Greater Munich
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104 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

On our first visit we were upset by the really arrogant behaviour of the waiter who served us. He couldn't have shown more clearly that he is not at all in a good mood or willing to serve us decently. A couple of days later we gave the restaurant a second chance. We entered the place at 6.48 pm not... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is really nice - and is very well decorated. I visited here with my parents who are also English and did find some of the waiters a bit rude at times. The food was great and reasonably priced! There is also plenty of alcohol to choose from. It is in a really good location and can get very... More 

Thank Hannah2406
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97 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

This was disappointing only because expectations were so high. We ate local, non-tourist fare, so our palates aren't especially refined for this as we found the food interesting but not especially evocative or noteworthy. Yes it was reasonably priced considering the decor and location, but I think I could have found just as tasty and interesting food in more local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prato della Valle, 51, 35123, Padua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
  • Phone Number: 049663803

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?