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L'Operaio dei Fornelli

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Via Trieste 16, 35020 Polverara, Italy
+39 049 585 5363
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Bologna, Italy
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31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The menu is based on what "Terra Madre" is offering. This restaurant is offering several Slow Food raw ingredients. They're welcoming you when entering, suggesting the dishes of the day and the characteristics of every single dish, if requested. The support of the staff is great and the chef did everything perfectly 30€/person for appetiser, main course, cake for all... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

This Slow Food restaurant was an unexpected delight. Run by a husband and wife team, it is a modest restaurant tastefully decorated and with a superb menu. Our gentle smiling welcome was followed by help in explaining the dishes, but it was very hard to choose! My antipasto of goats cheese and matchstick vegetables sounds simple, but it was bursting... More 

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Liège, Liege, Belgium
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

You're welcomed by the owner in a very gentle way. The products served are local and outstanding. Exceptional quality. The wine list - and I love Italian wines - is superb. I'd volunteer to be locked in the cellar. Try it. Try it and try it again.

Thank JFR450
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Cut meat from homegrown pigs, fresh pasta perfectly cooked, nice mozzarella and awesome original gelato. All served with great wines, a (kids) friendly service and for a small price. What more could one want?

Thank Wouter N
London England
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of the Ca' Mura hotel, which is a 10-15 minute drive away. it was a dinner to celebrate my daughter's 21st birthday, therefore I was a little nervous it would live up to the occasion. We should not have been concerned. The food throughout was superb and the wine recommendations very good as... More 

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Padua, Italy
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

Very good food quality, wide choice of dishes and great wine list...... so why don't try it! Also because the price is reasonable and the service is very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Trieste 16, 35020 Polverara, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Polverara
  • Phone Number: +39 049 585 5363

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?