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“plate cooking”
Review of Vecchio Falconiere

Vecchio Falconiere
Ranked #49 of 1,079 Restaurants in Padua
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed October 31, 2013

That's it. The Owner ask me: do you eat meat? this is a place where you eat meat! i said 'ok'...

So good. Simple, tasty, and interesting cooking technique.
Crowded so be patient. Around 23h is half full. Perfect for a protein base before drinking:)

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Thank Ivan602
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VecchioFalconiere, Direttore at Vecchio Falconiere, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2013
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Gentile cliente, La ringraziamo per la visita al nostro ristorante e per la sua testimonianza della bontá della nostra carne.Ci auguriamo di rivederla nel nostro ristorante. Le porgo i nostri più cordiali saluti.
Ristorante il Vecchio Falconiere.

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Reviewed October 27, 2013

It was almost midnight and not many places still open.
The owner himself welcome us and was friendly and smiling.
The best of the place is handling of meat.
They are "cooking" the meat in your table - it is cooked on hot plate
and served sliced exact to your test.

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1  Thank DGSmanila
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VecchioFalconiere, Direttore at Vecchio Falconiere, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2013
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La ringraziamo per la sua visita al nostro ristorante, la sua opinione è molto importante per poter offrire un servizio sempre migliore. Sperando di riaverla come nostro cliente, Le porgo i nostri più cordiali saluti. Ristorante il Vecchio Falconiere.

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Reviewed October 20, 2013

I ate at this restaurant two days in a row and each time I not only had an excellent meal but an evening of pleasant service.

What made a difference was the owner's presence and personal involvement in the diner's meal. There was a special touch - sometimes more than one - at each meal.

On my first visit I was immediately given a glass of Prosecco - complimentary. Before the pasta course they brought a house dish of toasted bread and sausage - complimentary. I ordered a primi of pasta and a secondi of Fillet with Green Pepper Sauce. I also ordered the Grilled Vegetables.

Both dishes were cooked perfectly. The fillet came to the table sizzling. The grilled vegetables were plentiful and exceptional.

I had the house wine where they bring a bottle and you pay for what you drink.

On my second visit I ordered bruschette but the owner brought me a lovely plate of proscuitto - very nice - complimentary. There was the house toasted bread and sausage. My main course - a large cut of t-bone prepared perfectly. Cooked in the kitchen and finished at the table. I also had a mixed salad - the dressing was prepared by the owner.

Bottom line. Personable service and good food.

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Thank AlwaysOnTheAirplane
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VecchioFalconiere, Direttore at Vecchio Falconiere, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2013
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La ringraziamo per la sua visita al nostro ristorante, la sua opinione è molto importante per poter offrire un servizio sempre migliore. Sperando di riaverla come nostro cliente, Le porgo i nostri più cordiali saluti. Ristorante il Vecchio Falconiere.

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Reviewed October 18, 2013

We had walked past this restaurant many times and resolved to try it. We were at a loose end one day and decided just to pop in for lunch. Good decision! Wonderful lunch! We had been intrigued by the idea of the risotto in the hollow parmesan wheel, which we ordered. O.K. so it comes out of the kitchen on a trolley, it's a couple of feet in diameter and there is a thick rim of cheese still all around the inside. Your risotto is in the middle and chef will shave cheese from the rim into your risotto which then gets served to you on plates. Wonderful! We also had the house speciality, the mixed beef plate which is served from the trolley at your table . Clearly, the owner takes great pride in this dish and with good reason. He is personable, welcoming and speaks English. A bottle of good red was only 12 euros. All in all, well worth a visit if you are in Padova.

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1  Thank Shandie354
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VecchioFalconiere, Direttore at Vecchio Falconiere, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013
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Gentile cliente, La ringraziamo per la visita al nostro ristorante e per la sua testimonianza della bontá della nostra carne.Ci auguriamo di rivederla nel nostro ristorante. Le porgo i nostri più cordiali saluti.
Ristorante il Vecchio Falconiere.

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

The owner here is a gem and his specialty (the way he "cooks" the beef on the plate) is really great, but also he had some exceptional wines at prices that are half what they would have been in the states. I thoroughly enjoyed Padua, but especially cherish our dinner!

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Thank John J
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VecchioFalconiere, Direttore at Vecchio Falconiere, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2013
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Gentile cliente, La ringraziamo per la visita al nostro ristorante e per la sua testimonianza della bontá della nostra carne.Ci auguriamo di rivederla nel nostro ristorante. Le porgo i nostri più cordiali saluti.
Ristorante il Vecchio Falconiere.

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