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Mad Italian

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2545 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this little gem of a restaurant while working in Richmond purely by chance. I was driving looking for either Italian or steak and this place has both! Prices and portions are good. The wait staff is friendly with a unique atmosphere. I will definitely be back while working in the area.

Thank Marck M
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely great. It really hit the spot. My kids had the meatballs and pasta one with Alfredo and one with marinara sauce and both love that. My wife really liked her lasagna. I had an absolutely special for Saturday night which was their Gyro platter with a Greek salad and it was wonderful Quick service too

Thank Dsilber
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

Good standard Italian dishes with some Greek dishes thrown in (the owner seems to be Greek). Not bad at all, but not high cuisine, either. Service was very good, and the atmosphere was local family non-chain kind of place.

Thank jeft
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

The food is okay and the portions are ample. My husband had the Veal Parmigiana with a salad which was okay. I had the Fettucine Alfredo with Chicken and garlic bread. I thought it was bland. I usually can get broccoli and mushrooms mixed in with it no matter where I go, but not possible here. We decided to try... More 

Thank shirleys594
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Tasty sauce, fresh toppings, good cheese. The decor is unique and the staff are friendly. Prices are reasonable and it's a treat to have pizza that isn't from a chain restaurant.

Thank Jean Dr M
Petersburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Try the Greek salad, then the veal parmesan is great, I've never had to wait for a table, wait staff is great

Thank skins2010
Petersburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I live in the area and eat at Mad Italian several times a month. The place is a family run business and looks the same as it did in the 1970's but food is always good, they have the best baked lasagna around. Sometimes you will get a new waiter that isn't familiar with the menu but the owners are... More 

Thank markphillingane
Vero Beach, Florida
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

The service by Pammi was wonderful! The food was very good. I ordered a Greek shrimp dish and the other person ordered the Gyro dinner. Both were great! The atmosphere was unique and appealing. The location was very close to where we stayed.

Thank Marilee B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Love the food. It is good whether you dine in or take home. It is conveniently located. The staff is courteous

1 Thank terrim1962
Columbus, Georgia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, but the wait staff was new and did not know about the wines or what was in a greek salad. Aside from that, the food was very tasty. I ate a greek salad with chicken and my Husband ate baked spaghetti. The back area near the kitchen and rest rooms had water standing on the floor.... More 

Thank Gwen G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Greek
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2545 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 804-732-9268
The finest in Italian, Greek and American Cuisine.

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Chesterfield, Virginia

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