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Il Paradiso del Cibo

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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.
PRICE RANGE
US$ 9 - US$ 53
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Seriously the best pasta I have had outside of Italy! Amazing food. I wouldn't have known this restaurant was here if it wasn't for trip advisor. Such a hidden gem within York. We will definitely be returning.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Roxy F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here. The food was exceptional and extremely good value. Lovely atmosphere. Recommend the fresh pasta from the specials board- worth paying a little more for.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rose R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great meal here. Food was delicious, service exceptional and a buzzing atmosphere. Reasonably priced so all in all a great find

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Drew-Jodie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We’ve been to York half a dozen times down the years and always enjoyed our visits. We used to visit Silvano’s before it closed down and having a browse on trip advisor found this restaurant. Very small and intimate and some of the best food...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank theor374
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ate here on recommendation. Food, service and ambience brilliant. Would recommend to all when staying in York, but bring cash as they don't take cards

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for my wife's birthday . The place is small and very intimate but this adds to the experience the food is authentic and the staff are very friendly. All our meals were very good and we wouldn't hesitate to return.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank andrewbO2736JD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit and we were impressed yet again by the food, truly very tasty my American friend says this is the best Italian in England and she’s not wrong. It’s such good value, we ordered wine and beers, starters and mains for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mawrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not messing about...it is what it is and that is really really no frills food...tasty and traditional...no faff...it’s cash only so bear that in mind....enjoy

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank davidlD5838PR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with my partner and teenage daughter on Saturday lunch time. Had booked a table, which was just as well as they were turning people away. I had the bruschetta to start and my partner and daughter both had the Sardinian style bread and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NickSC13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside, nothing to look at. Go inside, & you will not be disappointed. Excellent food, very friendly service & a cracking atmosphere. Still full to the rafters as we left at 10pm. Very, very tasty. Best Italian restaurant in York by a country...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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79rachaelf
6 February 2019|
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
Can you please call 01904 611444 I think we might still have a table left
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JLishydoc
17 January 2019|
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
I am very sorry John for the inconvenience ,yes we do take bookings over the phone ,there are 2 New young.members of staff that Don't speak English very well ,if you still like a table I'll be happy to sort it out for... More
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Dawn G
17 December 2018|
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
Yes we are ,for 20 people we could do the whole front room for yourselves ,we have 2 options: Lunch ,or 6:30 to 8:30 (early sitting) ,late sitting for the night from 8:15 to close and this last one is a set price/menu which... More
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