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Il Paradiso del Cibo

40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
+44 1904 611444
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (130 reviews)
“langoustines” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (34 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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Reviewed 16 July 2011

I visited Il Paradiso last week with six friends for the first time and it will certainly not be the last. I tried the seafood Pizza which was excellent and the others chose various dishes. Some did not finish as the amount was too much...More

Thank Colin R
Reviewed 16 July 2011

Great food! Cheery owner! Prices can't be beat. Seems to book out every night so I don't recommend just turning up. We couldn't get in at 6pm on a Thursday night! Lucky we booked for the next night..

Thank Squoot
Reviewed 10 July 2011

Go inside and be transported to a little family business in Sardinia. Really good food, a warm welcome and lovely relaxed atmosphere. I agree with everything that has been said previously. The name of the restaurant means something about food and paradise. I agree.

Thank teacherphil
Reviewed 10 July 2011

It might not look posh but the food is fabulous. Great relaxed atmosphere and very efficient friendly staff. This is a genuinely lovely place to eat

Thank Hattieboo
Reviewed 5 July 2011

6 of us went for my birthday night out (and our 6 month old baby as baby sitter let us down last minute!). The staff were excellent- very friendly and attentive, and very accommodating of our 'bambino!' I have never been to Italy, but the...More

Thank Crystal2912
Reviewed 4 July 2011

Having visited Italy many times on holiday I can honestly say that I have never found a better, more authentic italian restaurant anywhere outside of Italy. The food is superb. Freshly prepared using the freshest of ingredients by Paulo and his team. The menu is...More

Thank jamespropane
Reviewed 26 June 2011

OK. This is not an intimate or 'classy' restaurant. If you want a stereotypical dinner out, with soft lighting and servile waiting staff and so-so food, don't bother...you'll come back here and whine and that would be unfair. It is scruffy, with yellow painted walls,...More

2  Thank GreenEyesMan
Reviewed 9 June 2011

this is certainly my favourite restaurant in York, great atmosphere, great food, great service, great staff, what more do you want! 10 out of 10 every time!

1  Thank COLLINUk
Reviewed 9 June 2011

£6.25 for a pasta dish or pizza and a glass of wine. Fantastic value, proper Italian cooking, simple but delicious. Very warm and friendly staff and a really great atmosphere. A great experience, soon to be repeated for sure...

Thank antonius-67
Reviewed 5 June 2011

i live down the road from il paradiso del cibo and go there at least twice a week for spaghetti alla vongole veraci (clams in their shells) been going since it was a deli and panini bar. Everyone who works there is mad and so...More

3  Thank bologna13
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Rachel P
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
yes ,we are all on a ground floor
6 January 2018|
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Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
yes we do , we are also trying to sort the problem in York as well
4 December 2017|
Response from Giampaolosilesu | Property representative |
we still do , after 3 years now ,the price is £ 9.50 monday to friday 6:00 to 7:30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 56
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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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
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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