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Il Mercato

1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
+1 902-832-4531
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (58 reviews)
“gelato” (16 reviews)
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As stated its upper class food. Great service. I loved my fresh tastey food. The balsimic vinegar and bread were delucious. The main course delectable.

1  Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough great things about this place. The service/server was fantastic and we took most of his recommendations with wine and food. We enjoyed a great evening and loved the food. It was fresh and absolutely delicious. It was a busy spot, not...More

1  Thank missmae2013
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love the food at Il Mercato but it is not the place to go if you want to have a conversation over dinner. I went with friends to have a lovely meal and to catch up on news. When we arrived there was...More

3  Thank Maribel2411
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Many menu selections. Chef will make special requests. Decent wine list. Food was delicious and service impeccable. Nice décor with a bar area. Free parking close to entrance. Very enjoyable dinner. Will be a regular here when we are in or near Bedford.

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Services was great and he was very attentive and he knew his wine I would recommend this place to anyone.

2  Thank Sixkids6
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We are not regulars but pitch up here once or twice a year. Went in on a Saturday this time around and the place was packed from 5 PM onward. This is a good sign. The reception was smooth. Service was quick and efficient and...More

2  Thank Mort S
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The food here is wonderful!!! You have got to have the scallops as an appetiser!!!! The wait staff was so helpful and friendly!! We had Christopher and he was so well presented and was able to answer our questions and was so friendly!!! Was a...More

2  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Thank goodness I made a reservation for Saturday night. The place was packed and a line up down the stairs. And it was only 6 pm! I was craving pasta puttanesca but it wasn't on the menu. When I mentioned this to the waitress she...More

2  Thank Acadia80
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I had previously been to this restaurant when the Halifax location was operating. I met a friend here for lunch before Christmas and it was great. I was worried about the mall location, but once inside, you would never know you were at a mall....More

2  Thank vancouvergirl
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Although our server did what she could the restaurant is freezing cold to the point you need to eat with your coat on. Reservations are also overbooked.

2  Thank Steve W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +1 902-832-4531
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Il Mercato - a truly authentico Italiano trattoria. Experience the very best of Italian food, wine and service. Our handmade dishes are made with passione, using the finest, freshest ingredients from Italian and local producers. Everything - from the music, the scenes, the focaccia to the gelato, even the pottery and lighting - are tutto Italiano!
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