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Paradiso Restaurant

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125 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H3, Canada (Navy Street)
+1 905-338-1594
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11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I ate dinner at Paradiso last Friday. The restaurant is located directly on Lakeshore Rd less than 2 blocks from The Oakville Centre For The Performing Arts and does offer a couple of tables with a nice window view. My wife's crab ravioli was excellent but my bouillabaisse was a little bland. The wine and dessert were... More 

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Thank daisytoronto
Hamilton, Canada
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I went to Paradiso in Oakville for a mid-afternoon lunch after looking through the shops in Oakville yesterday. We were seated in the first booth inside the restaurant and it appeared that no server was assigned to look after our table. Finally, the server that sat us down there asked if anyone had been by to greet... More 

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Thank cruisinchristine2017
Meredith R, General Manager at Paradiso Restaurant, responded to this review

Greetings, First off, I would like to thank you for taking the time to post this review. We are always trying to better ourselves and achieve great food and service with a great atmosphere. This kind of information helps us move forward, because if you didn't tell us, we wouldn't know. So again I thank you for that. You mentioned... More 

Cheddar, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had a meal for 2. Despite being Monday the place was packed. Bar side was too noisy to hear each other speak so they moved us to the bar by the open kitchen, which was great. Short ribs & Osso Bucco were great. Sensible wine prices. Lovely desserts. Would definitely return

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1 Thank redseasteve
Oakville, Canada
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129 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We've been there twice in the last week and there is always plenty to chose from. This last time we had their Fresca pizza and it was delicious. They still make wonderful crab cakes. We never tire of this spot. The time befor this was a birthday celebration with five family members and it was great.

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Thank willie421
Chesterfield, Missouri
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We enjoyed a custom experience which included cooking instruction and helping to prepare our own meal called "An Evening in Tuscany". The staff did a great job, we had a lot of fun, and they made sure our food was excellent.

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1 Thank joelterschak
Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I attended a cooking class one evening and have to say I was a bit reluctant to eat the meal at the end of it! The kitchen was dirty and dusty and I was absolutely shocked!! I checked the Food Inspection report for them the next day and was very surprised to learn that Paradiso had actually passed an inspection... More 

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Thank glendamargaret57
Meredith R, Manager at Paradiso Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Although we work very hard to keep a clean environment, sometimes fresh eyes catch things that have been missed. We will be sure to raise the bar in this area and do our very best to maintain it. Hopefully on your next visit you will see the improvement. Charles W, Manager Paradiso Oakville More 

Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a bustling place. Efficient waiterstaff buzz from table to table. Maybe not the fastest service, but they are affable and get everything right. Food goes from okay to terrific.

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Thank llpk2014
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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206 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My wife and I decided to try Paradiso after not dining there for many years and we're glad we did. While the menu options were limited on the Taste of Oakville promotion, the chicken dish we both selected was well prepared and very tasty. As well, the salad was excellent. The service was prompt and friendly. We will most likely... More 

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Thank John F
Oakville, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Paradiso has long had "Date Night" which is a package of shared appetizer, 2 entrees, shared dessert plus 2 glasses of wine for $60. We finally decided to try it and it was a wonderful evening! Our server was excellent, and we were seated near the food prep area, which lent some entertainment to the evening. There was more than... More 

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Thank skadwell
ontario
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The heat was so high as to be uncomfortable. Food was average, the service was friendly, but VERY slow.

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Thank loodi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Lakeshore Rd E, Oakville, Ontario L6J 1H3, Canada
    (Navy Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oakville
  • Phone Number: +1 905-338-1594
Description
Located in the heart of Downtown Oakville and Historic Village Square, Paradiso offers much more than a place to have an exquisite meal. The warm, intimate atmosphere flows throughout the restaurants but the heart of Paradiso can be found in the open concept kitchen.
The cuisine which draws inspiration for the European Mediterranean is prepared before your eyes and it's easy to see why "Dinner IS The Show" keeps guests coming back again and again.
Paradiso offers innovative entertaining concepts for corporate team building events, winemaker's dinners, and weekly recreational hands-on cooking classes in the Cooking Studio.
The interactive cooking classes at Paradiso cater to individuals and groups, and Read admits these popular classes book up very quickly. The recreational classes are inspired by culinary Mediterranean regions such as Italy, Greece, Spain and France. The Cooking Studio also offers classes for those who want to hone their skills. The most popular class is the Signature Dishes of Paradiso.
The culinary team building classes promote collaboration and communication between team members. Co-workers enjoy a unique and rewarding hands-on cooking experience that nurtures teamwork and leadership.

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