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Cafe Paradiso

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13 Monument Sq, Urbana, OH 43078-2061
+1 937-653-8040
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Saint Paris, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best Italian in the area. Good service, nice atmosphere, and of course the food is awesome. They often have live entertainment on weekends.

Thank John R
Springfield, Ohio
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502 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We dined here last Saturday night and had the usual great experience. I was lucky to have reserved a table as they were slammed at 6:00. The waitress was nice and helpful and hustled a lot. The bread was a nice slightly toasted Italian loaf that was great with olive oil drizzled on it. I always like their basic salad... More 

Thank Sliphorn
Orange County, CA
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Thackery's have done a tremendous job bringing fine Italian food to Urbana. We are regulars and they have never had a sub-par meal. I suggest getting their specials and their lobster ravioli. The prices are very reasonable and the staff has always been great.

Thank lancewhite
Conover, Ohio
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Wonderful local Italian restaurant. I've come here with friends for lunch, for dinner with my husband and also with extended family. It's one of our favorite special-occasion spots in the area.

Thank HappyTraveler W
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Went there for lunch. We both had the lasagne. Was ok. The salad was lettuce, one small slice of tomato, and one small slice of cucumber. Bread was good and main course was good. Small portions, Main course was a long time coming. Waitress was good and friendly. It was not a place that we would hurry back to. Prices... More 

1 Thank Jimnh1
Indianapolis, Indiana
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Love the food here. We had the eggplant medallions, flatiron steak, and the meatloaf - all delicious. Make reservations because the cafe is small. Loved our waitress (Jenny, I believe). Only downside this time was a long wait at the front door before being seated

Thank kkaymorgan
Urbana, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Yum! Very good Italian fare. If you go on Saturday, make sure you call for a table and if there will be music.

Thank OrangeblossomBoffin9
Urbana, Ohio
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I hated the food at this place. They put leftover chicken on my salad. It tasted like leftovers. It is a very small establishment.

Thank samcgowen55
Cable, Ohio
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Nice selection of drinks. Great atmosphere. Have visited for lunch many times and also for dinner. Both are excellent.

Thank stevesC1761YQ
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great Italian restaurant with a Tuscan feel. Pastas and breads taste like they are from Italy. Solid wine and beer selection to complement every meal.

Thank jaelleo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?