We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Great family dinner ”

La Cantina del Mercataccio by John Paterson
Ranked #4 of 83 Restaurants in Todi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $50
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice big family dinner on a quiet Sunday night on the gorgeous terrace. Lovely setting and service very professional. We met the English chef who was incredibly passionate and clearly has a huge respect for local cooking methods and ingredients. Steaks were fine but pastas were absolutely first class, cacio e pepe was probably best one we’d ever tried. Kids loved their food too.

Really recommend for a chilled evening with great food.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank libero7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a reviewReviews (523)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

2 - 6 of 523 reviews

Reviewed July 29, 2019

We were lucky enough to discover this restaurant on our first day in Todi, and as a result, we were able to dine with them several times over the three weeks we were in residence. It was delightful to sit on their outdoor terrace, enjoying a view of the beautiful valley below the city.
Everything we ate there was wonderful, from a steak salad perfectly presented, to excellent pasta dishes, to local meats and cheeses. And the hosts were most welcoming, even when our poor Italian language skills had us showing up 30 minutes early. They welcomed us and gave us a glass of prosecco to pass the time until the kitchen was ready to open. Just perfect in every way.

Date of visit: June 2019
    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
Thank SingaporeLulu
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

Excellent food in a great setting. Food first - delicious, wasn’t disappointed. Very popular, was full when we went luckily we’d booked on advice from John who we met earlier. Great spot, close to the centre of town but with a terrace area with fantastic views or a gorgeous vaulted inside restaurant also.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank nzmhuk
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 27, 2019

Visited in January and again last week on a return visit to Todi. It's the whole experience that does it for me. The food, the setting, the staff make it what it is. I've recomended it to friends and they've all said thanks - they loved it.
It's relaxed, no one is in a rush...... you're there to enjoy yourself and they are there to make it happen for you.

Date of visit: May 2019
    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Shared_Experience30
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 1, 2019

The waitress was a bit snobby, but thanks to the chef/owner I talked with earlier, we could have a seat without prenotazione (reservation). Their specialty of tuba and salmon wrapped with cucumber was fantastic. Chocos (seppia) was also very good.
For dolce, their served red-wine poached pears were so otherworldly.

Date of visit: April 2019
    • Value
    • Service
    • Food
Thank adc354
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed La Cantina del Mercataccio by John Paterson also viewed

Todi, Province of Perugia
 
Todi, Province of Perugia
 

Been to La Cantina del Mercataccio by John Paterson? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing