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Marciano's Pasta Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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5 Mill Street South, Hamilton, Ontario L0R 2H0, Canada
+1 905-689-6333
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Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Thank ITCanada
Waterdown, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Brooke M
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Eric R
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Thank Debra M
canada
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67 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Hidden away, this little place has great food. It is a very casual environment - a bit stark and plain looking, but the food is all made fresh and it delicious and that makes up for it. Portions are great. Service has been hit and miss.

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Thank cccanada
Oakville, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We have just moved into the area and have been trying out a few restaurants. After a previously disappointing visit to a "pasta Bar" we were blown away by the quality of the food and service in this little restaurant. Its small and the décor is ok, but the service and food are outstanding ...We shared a scallops appetiser in... More 

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Thank MacBheathain
Toronto, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

On the recommendation of a friend we all went for dinner here. It was perfect, the waiting staff helpful & friendly. The food amazing at a decent price. Even on my low carb diet I found a perfect dish with the help of a substitution or two. We will definitely be going back.

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Thank RoadTripIzzy
Waterdown, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Quaint setting. Delicious food! Decent wine list for a small place. Salad and bread included with entrees. Try the benacki - delish!

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Thank macraee2016
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Let's be clear, not all Italian restaurants serve food that taste anything like what they cook in Italy. Many of them cater too much to Canadian tastes. That might be what some people want, but I'm always looking for Italian food that reminds me of the great meals I've had in Italy during my travels. Marciano's Pasta Café cooks great... More 

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Thank Steve A
Burlington, Canada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Last Sunday (6/26) my wife and I along with our daughter and son-in- law had dinner at Marciano's to celebrate our 45th Anniversary. My wife and I had been to Marciano's for dinner several years ago and although we had an excellent meal that night we had not returned our daughter and son-in-law it was their first visit. As was... More 

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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