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“One of my very favorite restaurants!”

Paesano's Pasta House
Ranked #5 of 77 Restaurants in Oxford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 31, 2013

This charming little restaurant serves the best Italian food! The space is small, the waitstaff fabulous, and the food is well worth any wait. This should be a 'destination' restaurant; avoid any weekend during the college year where parents are involved- they have already discovered Paesanos!

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Reviewed December 6, 2012

It's clear that the kitchen staff at Paesano's puts far more care into their dishes than their counterparts in Oxford. The Scampi sopra Linguini has become my favorite and most often ordered plate on the menue. Unless you can put down an unnatural quantity of pasta, expect to take some home. If you are into spicy, make sure to get a Spicy Italian Sausage as an appetizer or on the side. These are absolutely delicious!
One of the only drawbacks is that you'll be confronted at the end of your dining experience with a shocking truth: the quality of Paesano's menu is reflected in your bill. After an appetizer, a bottle of wine, and two entrees, my wife and I have yet to escape without coughing up at least $100. Budget accordingly.
The sheer lack of square footage in the dining room is also a bit of a determent. This limits table availability, the size of your dining party, and your personal elbow space. Call ahead seating doesn't start until 5:00 PM or so when they open and fills up quickly. If you want to ensure yourself a table at Paesano's, I would recomend arriving when they open the doors.

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Reviewed December 2, 2012 via mobile

Italian food. Generous portions. Quick service. Tables are close together and acoustics are poor so when it's busy it's hard to hear.

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Reviewed November 18, 2012

If you want something other than Uptown bar food, this is the spot! Good service, convenient for dinner before hockey game.

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Reviewed September 23, 2012

Food was okay, service excellent, value not so great. We were pleased with the atmosphere because we wanted to take our Miami University student to dinner, but it was very pricey for the dinner. Entrees were $20-25 per dinner, not sure it is worth yet.

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