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“Hidden Gem”
Review of Martinos Italian Market - CLOSED

Martinos Italian Market
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 18, 2013

I found Martion's on Trip Advisor. It was across town and somewhat out in the country. They have a Nice Italian Menu in their restaurant and a Great Italian Take-out menu across the hall in their deli. The food was good, well prepared and served hot. The wait staff was quick and friendly. Who could ask for more? Mike

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Reviewed April 8, 2013

In a geographic area that is lacking in nice, more upscale restaurants, Martino's is a pleasant surprise and a hidden gem. Martino's Market cafe menu on Friday and Saturday nights offers by far some of the best Italian specialties around in a warm, friendly environment. We've been going there for years and have never been disappointed, and everyone we have brought there has loved the food. Extremely friendly and accommodating staff, never loud inside, intimate setting, geared more towards adults (rarely have I seen children there for dinner). Excellent martini menu and wine selection. Well worth the money. It is small, so make reservations.

They can easily accommodate specialty diets, like vegan, if you let them know when you're making reservations. You certainly won't be disappointed with what is prepared for you!

Added bonus is that once a month they offer a cooking class where you can learn their tricks and then of course eat what has been made!

They also can hold functions at the restaurant. We held a function with a buffet there and the food was excellent.

Honestly can't say enough good things about this place! It's our favorite restaurant in the area. You won't be disappointed.

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1  Thank LilyGirl11
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Local favorite. Stopped fast for Millet bread and remembered... while you never see the canollies...they make them fresh.
Grabbed two to suprise the hubby and forgot how great they are.
Hubby said (and this is a first EVER) best tasting and best shell. Perfect 10. He's always teased me about when we eat to never give a 10, you might taste better some day. I ate mine a few minutes later and agree, light crust, sweet, but not too sweet. Fresh. Perfect.
Grabbed the breakfast menu and verified the evenings for the suppers. Friday and Saturdy nights. Every time we've drove by then it looks filled. The menu for dinner looks incredible. Hubby promised me soon! Can't wait! Only one other place in Bristol to dine at, in Forestville, so this being a nice long walk from home one more reason to go! :)

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Reviewed August 5, 2012 via mobile

Never had anything 'OK' here. Tasty to fantastic. It is a little pricey, packed crazy at times, and slow service but no one minds this. It's the only place I've ever been to that's worth the wait.
I've heard the dinners are fantastic, menu sure looks worth it. Never but best quality and with this new ( well not so new but to life time Bristolites it's new ;) ) location it's a pleasure to just have a cappuccino.

Been going to both originall and this location for 30+ years. Not once did I buy anything not fresh. Great to just buy your meats and chases for make your own at home too. Milette bread grinders are yummy, but don't forget to request the hard, aparently they now have a 'soft' milette too.

One of Bristol top 10 gems. ( um not sure we even have 10 ;) )

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1  Thank Cherlin
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

lovely wait staff, comfortable ambiance, extensive interesting menu

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