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Mad Italian

2545 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
+1 804-732-9268
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“greek salad” (22 reviews)
“spaghetti” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2545 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Tasted like Aunt Camilla used to make. Had their lasagna it was enough for 2 meals. Huge portions, the salad and breadsticks were great.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Regina S
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere ,plenty of parking. The food was tasty. The portions were all a good size. Lasagna was very good, but could have been hotter for my preference.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Joan B
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Went there once with my sweetie. I ordered a personal pizza and salad. He ordered a sandwich. The food wasn't so bad. Not much of a wine selection. Cheap tasting wine. Decor really old.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Limaries
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

The pizza here is great only complaint I have would be to list the pizza toppings on the menu when asking the waitress she was not as knowledgeable as you would need to be.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Charles R
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

As usual excellent food and service. Fresh ingredients makes that the best place to eat by far. Will be back there soon.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Donald M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Second visit after 4 years, always a good service with nice staff and great food! A good place for the family, easy to find, and we had a rebate because we were staying at a nearby hotel (Holiday Inn and suites at Petersburg)!!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank marcValleyfield
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Petersburg late intending to take a guided tour of the battlefield the next morning. Based upon Trip Advisor reviews, we decided on a last-minute meal here. The decor is classic 70s Kitsch, but it has a sort of charm to its authentic...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OuttaIllinois
shortfusegreek, Owner at Mad Italian, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

It's a pleasure and Honor to serve you. Your business is always appreciated !

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We visited the Mad Italian in June while in Virginia for the NHRA national event. We wanted a local place and not a chain. The Mad Italian met all our expectations! The food was outstanding and reasonably priced! The staff was delightful! We noticed many...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Artisticwander
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We went early ...5 pm on a Tuesday. I ordered the 3sampler plate and my husband ordered the ribeye and shrimp. He ordered it with no seasoning. The waitress came out and said they were out of manicotti so would I take more spaghetti instead....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jonicross
Reviewed July 22, 2018

had been before and this time was ok but not great. seemed like service was good but the food preparation was was not bad but below the usual standards seemed higher priced than i remember on previous visits.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sb41champs
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Response from wis633 | Reviewed this property |
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May 11, 2016|
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Response from LWGold | Reviewed this property |
They have a private dining room and a huge dining room. I suggest making a reservation for that large of a group, but yes, they can handle large groups of that size
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 804-732-9268
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The finest in Italian, Greek and American Cuisine. Family owned. Proudly serving for Forty Two years.
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