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Il Mercato

1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
+1 902-832-4531
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (58 reviews)
“antipasti” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely the very best.....can do light or pasta..whatever you choose guaranteed to be awesome..salads are great also.

Thank Constance H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner here for the first time on a Wednesday night. We didn’t have a reservation, but, where seated promptly. The decor and atmosphere where very nice. They brought out some tastey bread with oil and basaltic vinegar which was made with brown...More

Thank Darlene P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went without a reservation on a Tuesday with no problem. We were seated in a darker back area. It was fine. Our server was very welcoming and efficient. I had the wild mushroom soup to start. It was very tasty but I think it...More

Thank ChristineMH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had dinner here. Great homemade ravioli. Service was awesome and we sat outside on the large deck.

Thank sinbad59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and management but wait times for food was 45 mins with other tables served before us. Had the Chicken Parm which was not bad but I don't think we will return. Overpriced. Our daughter had Fettuccine and it wasn't the best that...More

Thank LuckyIrishman2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was delicious . Excellent Italian food .... the Calamari was a little rubbery but not bad. The Linguine's were awesome. Great service and great atmosphere.

Thank Ronnie R
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We walked into ll mercato on a Tuesday night and thought crap it’s so noisy and expected to have a miserable evening. Fortunately we were seated in a corner which helped a bit. My husband and I had the Italian Seafood Stew which was delicious...More

Thank Bbabe123
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A beautiful meal at Il Mercato in Bedford with a good friend from Montreal. The restaurant didn't disappoint last night. From the slightly spicy and tender calamari to the variety of small nibblies platter, the appetizers were flavourful and prepared well. The only notable exception...More

1  Thank PatRoth
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure to eat here. Had salmon and thin crust pizza with scallop and calamari appetizers. Wait staff were very attentive and professional. Recommend dining out doors on their balcony patio. For those new to the area, it truly is one of the finer...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We are regulars at this restoration when I come to town. I am vegan but have had not trouble getting my food needs met. The staff are friendly and accommodating. I veganized the salad with roast veggies (sooo good) which is a full meal. Same...More

Thank GigiCee
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Bob A
2 August 2018|
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Response from crtt44 | Reviewed this property |
YES including prices. You will not be disappointed if you go there.
Bob A
2 August 2018|
Response from maryann-ns | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does but there are also daily specials. Google them as I cannot put the link here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 902-832-4531
  • E-mail
Il Mercato - a truly authentico Italiano trattoria. Experience the very best of Italian food, wine and service. Our handmade dishes are made with passione, using the finest, freshest ingredients from Italian and local producers. Everything - from the music, the scenes, the focaccia to the gelato, even the pottery and lighting - are tutto Italiano!
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