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Prato della Valle 51, 35123, Padua, Italy
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Padova Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to this restaurant twice and in both cases have had problems with the payment by credit card. In the first case I went to pay my bill and was charged for someone else's. I queried it and it was amended there and then. In the second I was over charged double, again, someone else's bill and was... More 

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Portland, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We do avoid very touristy places but this we were told was an exception. Firstly the staff treated us like we did not have tourist written on our forehead. Our menu was in Italian and I was enjoying working out what to have. Michelle did stuggle a little more and other waiter brought us an English menu and apologised, what... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My visit with a group of more than ten people after 10 o'clock in the evening was totally unplanned, still they arranged everything for us in 5-10 minutes and despite other guests no one had to wait long for their dinner, which looked exquisite without an exception!

Thank barbarabr0ad
Derby, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed pizza pasta and side with beers and soft drink for E42 for 3. Food quality was good.service was fine. The red beer was 7.2% which was rather nice!

Thank JackieTrainor
Milan, Italy
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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

Thank xxx022
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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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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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!

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Santa Barbara, California
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31 reviews
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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 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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 

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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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?