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Valentino's Ristorante - CLOSED

525 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
+1 902-531-3666
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Sep 1, 2015
“Update - Now closed”
Apr 29, 2015
“Closed for good”
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CUISINES
Italian, International, Mediterranean, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
525 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
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111 - 120 of 229 reviews

Reviewed June 2, 2013

Valentino is an inspired chef who uses fresh ingredients in an updated and authentic Italian restaurant. Ask for the grilled vegetables--tremendous! The summer outdoor seating is especially beautiful. And they never rush you through your dinner. You can linger as long as you wish.More

2  Thank Susan2410
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Ciao -(Hi) Susan & Jim it was such a pleasure meeting you both & We are thrilled you enjoyed Mahone Bay & our restaurant . I will pass your kind words along to Val . We look forward to seeing you again on your next...More

Reviewed May 27, 2013

We headed down to Mahone bay last Friday night looking forward to an evening of fine dining after hearing so much about this little Italian restaurant, it was a wonderful evening we started with a glass of fine wine and moved on to this fabulous...More

2  Thank travelbugN_s_
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Let me first say thank you to your friend that recommend you dine at our restaurant, we truly appreciate it. Val & I are so happy that you enjoyed your date night as you put it -" at the perfect location" - We truly try...More

Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

I wish I could transport this restaurant here so I could more often. The food was delightful and the atmosphere was perfect. Cozy and inviting for an unforgettable meal and experience. Knowledgeable polite staff and the chef came to chat at the table as well....More

2  Thank BridgetDugas
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for our restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with us and i do hope the next time you go out to dine that Valentino's will be your Number One Choice. Thank you for...More

Reviewed May 24, 2013

We're locals from Wentzell's Lake, but have just found this jewel that was recommended by a friend. Valentino's is very cute and welcoming; a great fit for Mahone Bay, and has a really nice atmosphere to spend an evening. The staff are friendly and make...More

2  Thank Angie B
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

What a lovely review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your evening & our restaurant . Thanks so much for mentioning our fantastic staff I will pass your comments on to them. Also please thank your friend that recommended us we truly appreciate it...More

Reviewed May 20, 2013

My Husband and I ate at Valentino's for our 26th anniversary.It was a wonderful experience! Joanne was our gracious server! She gives wonderful tips on what wines compliment the dishes and was such a delight! Now for the meal! Did I mention it was a...More

4  Thank Cara O
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. We are very happy you enjoyed your special evening and we are always thrilled when we exceed our guests expectations. We certainly strive to provide a great quality product by using...More

Reviewed May 20, 2013

This small restaurant located in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia has excellent food and a wonderful atmosphere. We were tired from a day of travelling and this restaurant was recommended by our host at our B&B. Valentino prepares everything fresh with his own recipes and added...More

Thank Margaret D
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Ciao Margaret ; Thank you for the kind words in your review for us. We try very hard at making everyone feel like they are in our private home and we are always excited when we achieve that feeling. I will pass your comments on...More

Reviewed May 11, 2013

We enjoyed a pleasant evening and felt like we might be in Italy, although I'm no judge as I've never actually been :). I'll admit that Italian cuisine isn't my favourite but everything we ordered was fresh, well prepared and delicious. The frutti de mare...More

2  Thank faunaandflora
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Thank you very much for sharing your evening experience with others. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again for a relaxing evening

Reviewed May 7, 2013

Visiting from Niagara-on -the -Lake we found this restaurant just walking down the Main Street in Mahone Bay. We were so impressed with the extensive menu and great daily selections. The owners obviously love what they do and they do it well. The only downside...More

Thank peggy L
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2013

Molte Grozie - Thank you Gerry & Peggy for the wonderful review you gave us . It was a true pleasure meeting you both, and we look forward to your return visit . Fino a Quando ci siamo incontrati di nuovo= until we met again.

Reviewed May 1, 2013

Just had the most amazing meal at Valentino's in Mahone Bay! The food was so beautifully flavored and well presented. The atmosphere was so relaxing and the service was wonderful. Joane and valentino are such kind people and it was truly obvious that they love...More

Thank KEC41
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

Thank you for your review. We are always pleased when we exceed our customers expectations. I am happy to hear that Gary enjoyed his birthday celebration greeting and it was very nice meeting you both. Grazie Joanne

Reviewed April 23, 2013

We are new to NS and Mahone Bay, for our first evening dining experience we decided on Valentino's. What a wonderful surprise, by far the best cuisine we have experienced in a very long time. The meal was awesome, top drawer only topped by the...More

Thank Marion M
joanne a, Manager at Valentino's Ristorante, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2013

First allow me to welcome you again to Mahone Bay, Marion & Graham and we hope you are settling in fine. Grazie - "Thank you" for taking your time to write a review , we appreciate it when our customers share their experience with others....More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$12 - $29
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Main Street, Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia B0J 2E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Mahone Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 902-531-3666
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Description
Open Daily at 5pm. Romantic, relaxing and late night dining.Chef's table available for groups of 4 or more. Garden Patio seating overlooking the beautiful Mahone Bay waterfront. Catering services offered for special functions on site or off. Reservations are appreciated.
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