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Il Ristorante Zairo

Prato della Valle 51, 35123, Padua, Italy
+39 049 663803
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (34 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (6 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (3 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Prato della Valle 51, 35123, Padua, Italy
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been coming here for over 20 years and it's never a disappointment. I love their service, the waiters are all very friendly. The food is excellent and the prices and reasonable.

Thank Vilma F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent find, there are few options in the area, but this is one option you can count on. Excellent service and more importantly food. Excellent restaurant for a family. When passing through we will stop in again.

Thank HenDrixFL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is located in a beautiful square Service is perfect This place offers also a room for pizza I can suggest cappesante primavera At the end not expensive but very good dishes

Thank GiancarloAP
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Easy to find on the 'main' square, this trattoria/pizzeria runs for a long time. Bit a kitschy, but both food and service are good. Pizzas are great, and also the lemon pasta. Fairly priced.

Thank Antonio J
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is a little bigger inside than you expect and whilst it is a little dated it looks nice. The most important thing in a restaurant is the food, and I was not disappointed. I had the stuffed mozzarella with parma ham and rocket...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Cannot have better situation. Just in the Piazza dei Prato. Because it's decoration you feel in a theater with comfortable seats and spacious tables. The meals are very good, awesome steak tartar and the Panacota with chocolate.

Thank Joan Manuel B
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Pros: big restaurant, so it's easy to find an available table; easy to find in the "Prato Della Valle" Piazza; the food is honest, good but not amazing; the price is very reasonable; the service is pretty fast. Cons: the treatment is cold, polite, but...More

Thank Fabiano M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Zairo is a traditional Paduan restaurant largely patronized by locals. Near us during lunch was a large table of local businessmen enjoying a leisurely and extended meal and another large table celebrating a university graduation. I had a delicious whole sea-bream in tomato sauce with...More

Thank sptravelers5
Reviewed 11 October 2017

There are many good places to eat in Padua, but this was our favourite. It overlooks the splendid Prata della Valle and has a fine interior with impressive murals. Service is excellent, food tasty and prices (by UK standards) low. Also the house wine at...More

Thank ShropshireTenor
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by a guide and we had a very pleasant meal on a Sunday evening. The restaurant is very nicely laid out and the tables have white tablecloths. The service was good. There is a great salad bar in the xentre...More

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20 April 2017|
Response from Nancy K | Reviewed this property |
I suppose it depends on the time of year/weather. Outside has a lovely view of the piazza and inside is artfully decorated with marble statues and paintings. Personal preference dictates here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:30 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prato della Valle 51, 35123, Padua, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Padua  >  Padua
  • Phone Number: +39 049 663803
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