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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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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (58 reviews)
“gelato” (16 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend and I met at Il Mercato for lunch mid-week. It was bustling, even at 1:00 pm, but we were quickly seated at a window table by a friendly host and were waited on in a timely manner. Our server was efficient and had...More

Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal with very good serving sizes. The food was hot, fresh and very flavourful. I found the restaurant very crowded and noisy. There were eight in our party and we couldn't hear each other from one end of the table to...More

Thank BethT5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy spot. Reservations recommended. The mushroom soup was very good. Almost too large a serving. Great balance and flavour in the hand-made ravioli...light and delicious.

Thank alandles2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for tea with a friend for a girly night and wine and had the carbonara. It was lovely!! Some carbonara can be sickly or too rich but this was brilliant. The wine was lovely and the lady that served us was great, no...More

Thank AshleighC26
Reviewed 9 April 2018

So if you want good food and are in Bedford, Il Mercato is a great option. The food is always good. Last Thursday for the first time we sat in the section away from the windows and it is very pleasant and quite quiet. We...More

1  Thank maryann-ns
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We went there with friends because we know that it’s same people that own Amano in downtown Halifax. We thought Amano the food is great but very noisy so we thought let’s give it a try. The food was great as was the service and...More

1  Thank Bbabe123
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Went to this restorant this evening with my parents. The food was really good...but...this restaurant did not have vegan options offered. What it did have was a willingness on the staff's part to help make something vegan. However, when I go to a restaurant, I...More

1  Thank GigiCee
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We were recently here for my daughters birthday dinner. The food was great, lots of options for the gluten free and the vegetarians in the family! Our server was super accommodating and she took the time to explain the gf options on the menu. It...More

1  Thank SonyaPineo
Reviewed 5 March 2018 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 4 March 2018 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

3  Thank missmae2013
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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