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Marciano's Pasta Cafe

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5 Mill Street South, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
+1 905-689-6333
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Hamilton, Canada
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is always so good and fresh !! The chef here is great !! The restaurant is quite small ! So go early if you want a spot !! Recommend this restaurant 100% delicious pasta

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Thank melissagoulet
Waterdown, Canada
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A cozy, comfy, friendly restaurant with the absolute best fresh pasta. Plenty of great menu selections, including delicious pizzas. If you love Italian food, Marciano's is a must.

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Thank kbosveld
Burlington, Canada
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wifey's Birthday, and she loves Italian... A friend had told me about this place, said it was amazing. They were right. Few things you need to know from the start. They only take reservations of 6 or more, so either find a few friends or get there early. during dinner they turned away at least 12 walk ins. this place... More 

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Toronto
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been disappointed with the food quality and pasta selection. Always a great dinner! Veal marsala is a must (or any other pasta creations for that matter). If it's a casual pasta dinner you're after, we would definitely recommend. Get there early for dinner, it's small, but worth it.

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1 Thank JandEToronto
London, Canada
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85 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the heart of Waterdown, Ontario, tucked away in a basement is Marciano's Pasta Cafe, the best little gem there is. Do not miss this place, next to an Italian restaurant in Italy, this is by far the one of the best Italian restaurants in the area. The food is hearty, plentiful and comes with a salad, can't beat... More 

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1 Thank Gerrits-of-London-86
Burlington, Canada
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I visited at 500pm on a Thursday night. We had reservations and had no trouble seating at that time of day but by the time we left they were nearly full. Reservations for two are accepted Tuesday-Thursday, the six-guest minimum is Friday-Sunday. Our server, Sonia, was very pleasant, helpful and attentive for our whole visit. We started... More 

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1 Thank MikeGx
Toronto, Canada
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Once again, the food was excellent, service was impeccable and evening was great! Pasta has always been perfectly cooked; Garlic bread and Bruschetta is the best anywhere!

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1 Thank ITCanada
Waterdown, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Went with 6 girlfriends for dinner the service was amazing the food was incredible! Prices are fantastic very small and intimate! Reservations would be recommended!

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1 Thank Brooke M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A favorite of my wife and her family long before i came on the scene. We go a few times a year, and honestly its hard to compare the value and quality with other places. We both love Italian food and like that we've finally found a place that can scratch with itch with food that compares with some of... More 

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Was there for supper with a friend. Great service. Had the linguini pesto. It was good. Would try another dish next time...lots and lots of options.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Mill Street South, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 905-689-6333
Description
Basement restaurant with entrance at the rear of 5 Mill Street in Waterdown, Ontario, which is now a part of Hamilton. This is a small restaurant that has approximately a dozen tables and is usually full for dinner service only. Quaint, subdued atmosphere but don't let that fool you.What is saved on decor is spent on fresh ingredients to make delicious Italian food. The Veal Iataliano is to die for, stuffed with sausage and coverd in a delicious wild mushroom sauce. The Chicken Pecan with a Baileys cream sauce is equally delicious. Accompanied by a sde of spaghetti and a light tangy Ceasar salad. Writting this review makes me want to book reservations now. This is recommended as the restaurant is small and gets quite busy. Bellissimo.

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