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Paulo's Italian Trattoria

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38 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1L6, Canada
+1 613-966-6542
11:30 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Peterborough, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were passing through Belleville and a friend recommended Paulo's; we couldn't have done better. The decor is very much the traditional stereotype, stone walls, wood beams, checked table cloths with the pizza oven glowing at the back - all truly welcoming and warm on a cold night. The place was packed and we were in rather a hurry, but... More 

Thank LH M
Orangeville, Canada
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Incredible fresh ingredients, very creative yet classic menu...something for everyone. Service is always fantastic. Today I ordered fresh sautéed in butter, brandy, ginger, shrimp and my favourite salad of all time - Paulo's cajun scallops! Succulent, fresh and perfectly seasoned. The dressing on the bed of baby greens, arugula was mind-blowingly delicious. Lemon thyme vinaigrette with shallots. Sides of sliced... More 

Thank Food_and_this_Girl
Belleville, Canada
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Also Italian restaurant very good food nice music has room upstairs or downstairs or even outside under umbrellas dif you want waiters are very friendly food is great.

Thank tman683
Belleville, Canada
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198 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Nice upscale street front and charming interior decor. A typical Italian restaurant that tries but just can't quite get it together. I really wanted this to be a good experience but alas it was an inconsistent experience. The Caesar salad was OK, the seafood cannelloni was fantastic, the service was OK. The disappointment was no Tiramisu for dessert, sold out... More 

Thank Gregg A
Belleville, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Lovely restaurant, seating is varied so as not to be elbowing each other, the lunch and dinner menues are average. Fun place to go with friends

Thank janelanning3
Belleville, Canada
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Pizzas are very good many to choose from, but all taste good. Pastas also very good. Salad with raspberry vinaigrette is wonderful, but last visit when we asked for extra salad dressing we were to there would be a charge. Took it anyway but received less than an ounce for 1$ each.

Thank Bill J
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening at Paulos. We are visiting from Australia and had spent the day in the Prince Edward County wine region. Dined at Paulos on our return to Belleville and we were not disappointed. The potato and bacon soup was delicious. The pasta dishes all very tasty and beautifully cooked and the lamb cutlets were exceptional. Our... More 

Thank HelieB
Whitby, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant had a nice atmosphere, but very slow service. Basket of buns took about 30 minutes after ordering to arrive on a night when the restaurant was half full. I ordered one of the day's specials - chicken tetrazzini. It arrived about 40 minutes after ordering and was actually a boneless, skinless chicken breast (albeit with a nice sauce... More 

Thank Cheryl R
Belleville, Canada
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

When we first started going there over 8 yrs. ago, we enjoyed their food but sadly, as time ent on, we found their menu became boring, it never changes and we have had some less than perfect meals with errors several times when ordered take out. It will be awhile before we go back, if ever. 🙁

Thank Artzee44
Denver, Colorado
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The atmosphere is charming from when you spot it outside to when you're dining, and beyond. The music fits the charm! They have a cute terasse on the curb. Basically, the food was good, but pricy. My mom built her own pizza and added "mixed peppers" to it, what came was maybe seven pieces (not slices, tiny cubes) of peppers.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Bridge St E, Belleville, Ontario K8N 1L6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Belleville
  • Phone Number: +1 613-966-6542

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