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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” (59 reviews)
“gelato” (16 reviews)
“antipasti” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited here with family for our last lunch before flying home and it was delicious . We all enjoyed the food, wine and service from start to finish. Would highly recommend.

Thank mouseybrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. We have been coming here for years . Everything about it is perfect . My favorite is seafood linguine, the atmosphere is really lovely as well. Love the calamari as well. Never had a dish we didn’t love.

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent service, server was friendly and very knowledgeable about celiac disease and Offered lots of gluten-free options. They had Wonderful gluten-free options The Gluten-free carrot cake was amazing

Reviewed 10 September 2017

The food was excellent and I really enjoyed the red cabbage salad and the ravioli I had, but for me this place was a little pricey. You know it's expensive when it's al a carte. I would definitely go here again, if I am in...More

Thank C M
Reviewed 10 September 2017

A very good Italian restaurant in Bedford. They just added a padio which is great for lunch. They have a good antipasto plate. Also,very good mussels.

Thank 254judithy
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We frequent IlMercato on a regular basis. The food, the service, and the atmosphere are all top notch. On one occasion, we were dining with out-of-town guests. The restaurant is always busy, but this night was particularly so. We were 15-20 minutes late getting our...More

Thank Val G
Reviewed 9 September 2017

A lunch on the terrazzo of appetizers and great service!! Our wait staff was attentive and very good natured making our lunch such a good experience. We dined on Risotto croquettes, roasted veggies with goat cheese and a side salad. Each item was delicious, presented...More

1  Thank MaritimeSunLover
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Professional staff and very eye appealing meals, and the roasted chicken pizza was very tasty! Always ample parking!

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband recently took me to this restaurant as part of a surprise date. We both really enjoyed ourselves. The food was perfectly prepared and the staff friendly and helpful. We decided to go back again this week to celebrate my birthday. We have had...More

Thank 1kagc
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Dependably good food, pleasant atmosphere...nice selection, italian ....great for group settings...love the recently completed balcony...

1  Thank nancy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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