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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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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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40 Walmgate, York YO1 9TJ, England
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1,121 - 1,130 of 1,223 reviews

Reviewed 1 February 2012

Very friendly restaurant with a family-run and relaxing atmosphere. The food is highly authentic and tasty. The lunch menu is value for money and service has always been excellent.

Date of visit: November 2011
Thank TobyEther
Reviewed 1 February 2012

I'm an Italian student here in York, and this is definitely the best Italian restaurant. The taste of the pasta dishes are exactly as I eat them back Rome. Very good food quality. I loved it, and I recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2011
Thank enj0yingit
Reviewed 31 January 2012

We were recommended this restaurant and how glad were we that they were able to find us a table at short notice. The restaurant offered us a warm welcome and very friendly service. The food was to die for. I have never had garlic mushrooms...More

Date of visit: January 2012
Thank teatree186364
Reviewed 24 January 2012

This is the most visited little restaraunt do not believe bad reports it is amazing all staff curteous and hard working excellent value for moneu

Thank rita s
Reviewed 19 January 2012

I love this restaurant. For visitors to York, it's a little (tiny) bit outside the centre of town on Walmgate - but it's well worth the 10 minute detour. I have to say, I have only ever eaten here at lunchtime and have only ever...More

Date of visit: January 2012
4  Thank NettyYork_England
Reviewed 8 January 2012

We visited Il Paradiso del Cibo after reading all the Tripadvisor reviews and made a reservation beforehand. From outside we almost missed it (we were new to York and it was a rainy, windy night), but once inside one really felt welcome. It is small...More

Date of visit: December 2011
2  Thank Prius_Peregrine
Reviewed 8 January 2012

Dined here yesterday lunchtime, the packed restaurant was a clue and the constant calls to book a table. The food was excellent, faultless. The service and banter from the head waiter brilliant. The wine was great value. The pasta was freshly made in a divine...More

1  Thank shilstar
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Moved in as a student just round the corner so thought we would try it out. Did not disappoint and had I not seen it on here I would have not thought to go- it isn't particularly brilliant looking from the outside but that adds...More

Date of visit: December 2011
2  Thank Joe P
Reviewed 6 January 2012

Absolutely delicious- do not judge a book by its cover! The food was sensational and the staff were delightful. Constant stream of traffic. Had the mushrooms in garlic/sage sauce to start and they were absolutely delicious! The pumpkin pasta and salami pizza were sensational. Definitely...More

2  Thank paulbird
Reviewed 2 January 2012

Vaya sitio. Pequeño, acogedor, y sobre todo auténtico. La pasta fresca, la mejor pasta que puedes probar en York. Pero todo es recomendable. Pizzas y pescado muy buenos también. Such a place. Small, charming and authentic over all. Fresh paste, best pasta you can actually...More

Date of visit: September 2011
Thank 33Gourmet
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17 January 2019|
Response from Bryony M | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I don't know why you had to hang on so long. When we were there having lunch, there was someone definitely taking phone bookings. Good luck if you try again!
Dawn G
17 December 2018|
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
30 November 2018|
Response from maltongirl |
thanks,we will wait to enjoy your restuarant when we come at opening times!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 52
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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