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“So good!”

Marciano's Pasta Cafe
Ranked #40 of 1,475 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Basement restaurant with entrance at the rear of 5 Mill Street in Waterdown, Ontario, which is now a part of Hamilton. This is a small restaurant that has approximately a dozen tables and is usually full for dinner service only. Quaint, subdued atmosphere but don't let that fool you.What is saved on decor is spent on fresh ingredients to make delicious Italian food. The Veal Iataliano is to die for, stuffed with sausage and coverd in a delicious wild mushroom sauce. The Chicken Pecan with a Baileys cream sauce is equally delicious. Accompanied by a sde of spaghetti and a light tangy Ceasar salad. Writting this review makes me want to book reservations now. This is recommended as the restaurant is small and gets quite busy. Bellissimo.
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been meaning to go to Marciano’s for ages, based on the great reviews we’ve heard, and finally went on a recent Friday night. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table, which was fine.
The house salad, as mentioned elsewhere, is divine! I’d love to know what’s in their vinaigrette. The greens were fresh and varied.
We ordered the carbonara and the rigatoni primavera, both of which were excellent. Although you can order half portions, which is a terrific idea, we got full portions so we’d have leftovers for lunch. The portions were plentiful.
Our server, Mark, was delightful! My only small recommendation would be to go for a higher quality bread, although I appreciated that they have oil for dipping on the table.
We’ll definitely return.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Hungry for a great pasta meal - you have come to the right place. A wonderful variety of pasta dishes with choice of wine to make for a great Italian dinner. Fresh salads accompany most meals. Gracious and welcoming atmosphere. No lengthy waits for your meal. Always delicious.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Went to the Pasta Café on a Saturday night. The service and food are excellent.
There were three couples. Our server was delightful. She made the experience even better. They offer 1/2 orders which is more than ample. Each entrée came with a salad which was quite large. The pasta was delicious. Each of us had something different and we all loved our dinner. We will definitely be going back. It is certainly a well hidden gem. It was truly like going to dinner at Nona's house.

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1  Thank jansak
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Always amazing food, best pasta ever, amazing job. But please fix the décor. The environment and 'feel' lack. The tile floor has to go! Try a faux hardwood to warm the place up, the air conditioner looks awful. You are so amazing but no detail is put into the atmosphere

1  Thank wickedboards
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service, good atmosphere. Came here for a birthday party. They managed the group well. This place is small, many others had to wait for a table. Try to make a reservation on weekends.

Hot tip: the garden salad is better than the caesar salad!

Thank susanmact
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