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Cafe Paradiso

€€ - €€€Italian
13 Monument Sq, Urbana, OH 43078-2061
+1 937-653-8040
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (16 reviews)
“bread” (9 reviews)
“meatloaf” (4 reviews)
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13 Monument Sq, Urbana, OH 43078-2061
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic Italian offerings show in their concise menu. Love the crusty bread and olive oil dip that's complimentary. Service can be slow and if you're claustrophobic or want to have a private conversation, this may not be the place for you. The dining tables are...More

Thank justme110110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pasta and chicken dishes.Very pleasant and charming atmosphere. Our experience only marred by a waitress who took FOREVER to bring our check aster asking for it 15 minutes earlier.

Thank AaronFWA
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The food quality and lack of consistency from the wait staff is always a concern. Upcharges for a Caesar salad of $2.00 and I watch the waiter pull romain from a Dole bag. I also had 7 box croutons and a mediocre dressing. No offer...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This was my 2nd time here. The first time was very pleasant and the food was good, not so much this time. We had to hunt for menus on our own, we waited forever to place our order, people coming in after us were taken...More

Thank grammy1105
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Just off of the chaotic traffic circle downtown is this gem of a cafe. Enjoyed the red, white & bleu pizza at the table in the window. Decor was midwest homey and beautiful. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. The service was excellent and always...More

Thank ceheinzm
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We stopped here for lunch while driving through Urbana based on a local recommendation. It's on the town square and we found it to be a unique and charming restaurant. It's small and only seats about 40 but at lunch time on a weekday, we...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very busy at Wednesday's lunch. Only saw 1 server, but she kept hoppin and we got our spaghetti and Italian panini after some wait. Worth it! Munched on Italian bread and refrigerated butter til main course arrived. Tomato bisque is always a winner. My Italian...More

1  Thank Aftonrd
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love Cafe Paradiso especially for special occasions. Pat and Patsy are so friendly and make you feel so welcom.

Thank liz v
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We are vegetarians and have found great selections. Always great service. Small and intimate yet comfortable and fun.

Thank thornhill6
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The waitress was very nice. The red wine was too warm, however most restaurants do not know that it should be 65 degrees in temp. or don't have enough space to chill it to that temp. My friends pasta dish was not very warm, but...More

Thank W7905VYbarbaran
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Monument Sq, Urbana, OH 43078-2061
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 937-653-8040
It is a great Italian bistro
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