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La Montanella

Via Dei Carraresi 9, 35032 Arqua Petrarca, Italy
+39 0429 718200
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Via Dei Carraresi 9, 35032 Arqua Petrarca, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Is there a way to rate this with ten stars?! This is how i imagine perfect restaurant. This place is from a fairy tale. Unbelievable. We had lamb chops, beef in mushroom sauce, two different sorbetos, white sparkling wine recommended by the waiter and best...More

Thank MatijaTatomirovic
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the extra time and experience old fashioned sincere service with an outstanding location and fabulous foods. Make sure you book a table.

Thank hermann b
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing meal, the staff were so lovely and helpful, scenery not to be missed . So happy we found this location 😊

Thank Reviewer1497
Reviewed 14 April 2017

There are many more of the little out of the way places in Italy than one would ever find in the USA, especially with such fine dining but after a number of single lane roads getting there just from the Radisson Blu Galzignano Terme, we...More

Thank zHojo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Amazing food, great service ,friendly atmosphere great location , definitely worth a visit. The tuna was cooked to perfection, pasta was incredible and the desserts were divine.

Thank Missoptimist
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Spoil yourself at this traditional elegant restaurant. Some 500 year old recipes, great food, outstanding service and great location.

Thank hermann b
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Me and my wife traveled to Tuscany...didnt want to stop on crowded (plus bad food) restaurants on the highway...so i decided to browse the area south of Padova since that was the half way to our final destination that day. I was lucky to find...More

Thank Jure1
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I have known of La Montanella for nearly 35 years. I decided when my daughter was 14 years old that she would have her wedding here. The beauty of the location, the Borin Family, the quality of service, food, wine and everything else are without...More

1  Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 13 October 2015

I regularly go here on warm days in the spring and fall. You are surrounded by pleasant gardens and greenery with great views of the valley below. The food is always very good and sometimes exceptional. They make a very good risotto and in the...More

Thank foodiemz
Reviewed 24 July 2015

On a very hot lunchtime in late July we drove the short distance from Padua to Arqua Petrarca to eat at the charming restaurant. The view was so great that we opted to sit on the terrace, which was frankly a bit courageous given the...More

Thank rexie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Dei Carraresi 9, 35032 Arqua Petrarca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Arqua Petrarca
  • Phone Number: +39 0429 718200
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Stylish and elegant, the restaurant is located at the center of a large garden with colorful flower beds, olive trees, green lawns and a terrace with incomparable views. You can have dinner outside under cool pergolas or inside in the cozy and bright rooms.
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