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“Fantastic traditional Itialian restaurant”

Il Paradiso del Cibo
Ranked #80 of 993 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 9 - US$ 53
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We were at another restaurant and walked past Il Paradiso after, it was steamed up and busy as hell, so booked for the following night, looking at the list we had the last available table! Arrived and had to wait a few minutes for the table to be free, no frills place, wooden tables and chairs, but the smells were yummy. Massive specials chalkboard on the wall, as well as normal menu. Ordered a bottle of wine that was recommended, very nice. We ordered off the special menu, the food was hot and very tasty, there was no rush, they had the football on a large screen - Italian team of course- no sound and the waiters would come and busy around you making sure you had everything, then watch a bit of footy, it was very relaxed. We were asked to move tables at the end of our meal, as they needed to make up a bigger table, so we did and they brought us over free liqueurs of our choice- Sambuca- twice! Had tiramisu for pudding, best I have had for a long long time!! would definitely recommend, and when back in York we will go back!

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Tremendous authentic Sardinian food with the hospitality to match. Bravo Paolo and the team! P.s the porchetta is sublime

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

We were having a lovely stay in York and somebody suggested this place. We booked a table for 8 o clock. On arrival the place was busy and we were escorted by a man who took us around the back via some dirty bins to a room where they prepare the food etc. We were seated on 2 old chairs with a grubby table and staff running in and out. We could not believe it when he said would you like to order. We said not here no chance. After 5 minutes we were escorted out of the holding cell into the restaurant at the front and taken to a table that was the size of a postage stamp right in the middle where staff were pushing. My other half said we are not eating here and we walked out in disgust. They only take cash and no cards as well. So pleased we didn't pay anything as they don't deserve the business.

8  Thank Graham L
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Sensetional little gem with real Italian food, made by Italians in the real Italian way. What more do you want? Real pizzas made with care, supertasty. I also drank a chinotto with it which is truly rare to find. Italian tv on. Perfect. Lose yourself in here and try one of the mouthwatering specials they have on the board.

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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Il Paradiso del Cibo is a modest restaurant that provides outstanding dining - I can’t remember having better Italian food.

Please look to the specials board when you go. There is a starter option that consists of layers of grilled aubergine oven baked in a tomato sauce with mozzarella, Parmesan and garlic, i can’t recommend it enough, it’s just perfect. I followed up with an excellent ravioli in a tomato sauce with hints of orange.

The staff are friendly and the atmosphere is informal. A definite highlight of my trip. My thanks and congratulations to the chef and all the staff.

Thank C L
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