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Il Paradiso del Cibo

#32 of 667 Restaurants in York
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40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
+44 1904 611444
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12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by staff at the Holiday Inn,York. We were advised to book and I would pass that on to your readers. It looks like an ordinary cafe from the outside and you could easily be put off. It's very small inside and I would suggest that when you book you ask not to be sat at the... More 

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Thank Joshllhasa
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the mussels and clams to start which were amazing. Then my husband had the fillet steak which he loved. I had the best spag bol I've ever had, seems boring I know but it was fabulous and portions were just right. I hate being over faced with massive portions and these were just right! Highly recommended

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Thank lisamarshall7
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here last night after a recommendation from my mum and auntie. Absolute gem of a place, very cosy and not much room but that all adds to the atmosphere! This is, without a doubt, the best Italian food I've had outside of Italy itself. Lovely staff, delicious food and reasonable prices, we will be back!

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Thank Jenl1608
Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I made a point to book here during our 48 hour trip to York as we love tiny Italian restaurants. This lovely place did not disappoint. Service was quick and friendly and the food quality was superb. I only endeavour to leave my most positive impressions and this certainly left us feeling merry. Try the house wine... More 

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Thank misswils29
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first you are thinking it's really cramped and how are all these people moving around and not bumping into each other but from the moment you sit down you feel at home. The staff were really friendly and genuinely cared about you being there. The decor was lovely and they obviously were there toplesse. Now normally I'm a calamari... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was lovely no complaints there at all. The staff were attentive and friendly and it was a personal experience. Absolute gentlemen the lot of them. My one issue was the size. It is a busy popular restaurant but it has too many tables crammed in it. The staff were struggling to get to us in the corner in fact... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Odd place really. We visited 6pm with family. Food is good, fresh and tasty. Good lively atmosphere. However, the two small rooms have far too many tables in them, making it cramped. The service was poor. Slow to attend, and on several occasions we had to ask for menus or for coffees. Twice orders were taken incorrectly, so once desert... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for the first time yesterday, having walked past it on several occasions to see it always busy and also having a vibrant look. We weren't dissapointed, the food was delicious, the quality of ingredients was apparent. We will definately eat here again and again.

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Thank Celeste2012
Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is an experience from start to finish. There is no wine list to speak of but the wine they have is excellent and good value for money. This is a loud, bright authentic Italian eatery. You will get to know the people at the next table. In our case, one of the party at the neighbouring table (an... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little Italian! went to york for our anniversary although the place is small I liked this as it created atmosphere. the food was amazing I had a king prawn starter that had so much flavour and my other half had the soup he said it was one of the best he has ever had I had a steak pasta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 611444
Description
Real and authentic italian food with strong sardinian influence.Good selection of home-made fresh pasta , regional italian dishes, fantastic pizzas cooked in a real wood burn pizza oven .large screen tv featuring all the major european leagues games live.Original wine list with all the best sardinian wines at great prices.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?