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La Cantina Del Mercataccio

Via del Mercato Vecchio Nr. 1 | Lungo la scala che sale dal parcheggio del Mercato Vecchio, 06059, Todi, Italy
+39 340 818 4775
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (7 reviews)
“truffle” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via del Mercato Vecchio Nr. 1 | Lungo la scala che sale dal parcheggio del Mercato Vecchio, 06059, Todi, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some reason this is not at the top of the list for Todi: it should be. Comparing it with a burger joint, however tasty and commendable, is like comparing a piece of string with Wednesday. We are in a different league here. This is...More

Thank SibyllaTiburtina
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing food served by very friendly staff, this place will take some beating, do not miss this gem of a restaurant.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We arrived at 7, not realizing they opened at 7:30. John was in the restaurant and welcomed us in anyway. He was pleasant and chatty. We quickly caught on that he was the owner and chef. He was quite humble about his food and restaurant...More

Thank griffin52017
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Cantina was taken over by John about a year ago (2016); he did not change the name, so you will find reviews under both Mercataccio and "John Paterson" restaurant on TripAdvisor.

Thank jms-on-the-road
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great food - authentic Umbrian, Italian. Catered for gluten free. Good local wine list. Wonderful unique setting with indoor, or outdoor for views of magnificent vista to watch changing evening light.

Thank felicia242017
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had lunch two times there during our stay, beautiful surroundings, the food is good and fresh and the staff is nice and efficient. Roasted vegetables, truffles pasta, chocolate cake (without flour) were delicious.

1  Thank shoba a
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Life is good when you eat at la Cantina ! The location & the view is fantastic, so peaceful & open to the landscape while some meters walk from the big square. This is what I call food made with love. The spaghetti cacio &...More

Thank nununununu
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

The setting is beautiful , we were on the terrace , the staff were charming which they didn't let get in the way of their service which was spot on . However all that is eclipsed by the food .... wow , truly magnificent ....More

Thank akins67
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Paterson john Michel is one of the best chefs in the region ! The heart shaped ravioli with truffles were so good we had them twice ! The steak with truffle sauce was tender and again we had it twice ! Not to forget the...More

2  Thank Castorsugar
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We are attempting to eat our way across Todi and the environs. After sampling several recommended restaurants in Todi and Montefalco we finally ventured to John Patterson's newest terraced restaurant. We had our best meal on this trip to Italy! Our selections were the "world...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via del Mercato Vecchio Nr. 1 | Lungo la scala che sale dal parcheggio del Mercato Vecchio, 06059, Todi, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Umbria  >  Province of Perugia  >  Todi
  • Phone Number: +39 340 818 4775
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