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Mad Italian

2545 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
+1 804-732-9268
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“lasagna” (30 reviews)
“greek salad” (18 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
Closes in 14 min
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2545 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-2407
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

This is a great Italian place. The staff is friendly and always welcoming. They have a great variety and I always try to go here when I'm in town.

Thank Janice T
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Went out to dinner with friends for a celebration. The service was great & the food was delicious! Will be going back for more.

Thank Sarah H
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Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

Should be called the BAD Italian. Went for lunch and it was awful. I honestly eat most anything and couldn't even finish this meal. Service was mediocre.

Thank jonathan b
Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Chicken Parmesan was very tasty and the sauce was exceptional. The waitress was friendly and very accommodating and efficient. /the meal was brought to us within a few minutes and everything was very hot. Just a place you would go back to.

1  Thank Rich1939
Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

The Mad Italian is the place to go if you want excellent pasta and awesome, thin crust pizza with reasonable prices. My family and I go often and have never had a bad experience! My favorite dish is the Italian Sampler which is a hefty...More

1  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed July 28, 2015

We have eaten here every time we stop in this part of Virginia. The workers are a dellight and the food is always good.

Thank Pam W
Reviewed July 8, 2015

I've had the lasagna lunch special before. It's excellent! The pizza is decent... the only suggestion that I would have for the chef is to add some spice to the pizza dough. Currently, it lacks any flavor... simply tastes like it's made with flour and...More

2  Thank Robin J
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Well, its not "crazy" but the family is local and they're really GOOD people and they're very honest and serve a really nice FAMILY meal with a pleasant ambiance. The owners will interact with you and your children if you like, or they will give...More

Thank Dominic R
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by our staff at the country inn and suites so we got a discount. First plus. Then our server recommended good that was excellent. The salads were good size but the entrees were huge!! Could hardly finish our meals and thus...More

Thank BeverlyB638
Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

En route from South Carolina to Pennsylvania via 95 North we decided to stop for a late lunch before reaching Richmond. After reading the reviews we were looking forward to a much needed break from our road trip and thought the Mad Italian would offer...More

3  Thank yohippychick
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Ed C
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Response from wis633 | Reviewed this property |
william b
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, Breakfast
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
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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