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Trattoria Mario e Mercedes

Via San Giovanni di Verdara 13, 35137, Padua, Italy
+39 049 871 9731
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“local wine” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue
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Via San Giovanni di Verdara 13, 35137, Padua, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous dinner and great Italian hospitality! Mostly local people and very fiew tourists. They have a beautiful cousy terrace with a little garden and the speciality is meet from the fireplace. But also the pasta and the starters are delicious. I can only recommend this...More

Thank Therese1357
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We went there as a group of ten persons as our hotel recommended this trattoria. In total this dinner was a disappointing experience. We felt not very welcome as we do not speak Italian. The lady (owner) ignored us, the hole crew was overworked and...More

Thank m_tyrol
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Crowd... forget Venice, this is the true gem in Italy!!!!! Food is amazing from starters to deserts. Let Mario do his magic for you, I wanted to kidnap him to come to the US, because WE DO NOT have anything like it! This has been...More

Thank PaulHanry2001
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were made very welcome on a cool, wet, late September evening by Mercedes. She does not speak English and we do not speak Italian but 'alternative' communication was easy and good fun with this lively lady. An English speaking waitress arrived a little later...More

Thank gray8181
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

On our first night in Padova we were recommended to try this restaurant it was so amazing we came back for our last night. The service was very good and the staff were very friendly. We were travelling with Italian family who also thought it...More

Thank lizziejrayner
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This meal was amazing! Yes, hosts don't speak much english but that is the charm! You are in another country for a reason, enjoy the phenomenal food and service. We have traveled around northern Italy, south as far as Rome, and this is beautiful. We...More

Thank Benn R
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

It was recommended by our hotel owner as very near by, as a place with a tradition of over 40 years. The street where it is located was a bit scary for us and we hesitated a bit before walking in. More and more clients...More

Thank itimultumesc
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Had similar poor experience as Christel from Seaford. We didn't speak Italian and were not made to feel welcome. A number of items on the menu were not available and what we ordered didn't come as described. The staff were sarcastic, rude and unfriendly. Based...More

Thank Nic0laJane248
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This is a true Italian restaurant and most of the clients are local. The staff are passionate about their food and might not be appreciate the Italian-ness of the place. The grill is amazing and the food that comes off it is truly wonderful.

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 26 January 2016

This was on a list in our hotel and so encouraged by an English menu outside we went in... and were ignored by lady behind counter busy setting out the bread. One table already eating. The menu came eventually .. and she started to cross...More

Thank christel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:15 - 14:00
19:15 - 22:00
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19:15 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Giovanni di Verdara 13, 35137, Padua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
  • Phone Number: +39 049 871 9731
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