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Ristorante Mercato

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Fischmarkt 7, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 6221 169010
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The location is good, staff is friendly and the portions good, just missing the seasoning. For the price one would expect creme in the creme sauce. I guess this may be as good as it gets this close to the tourist autobahn. The food does look good on the plate though!

Thank Chris A
Tasmania, Australia
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

An expensive meal for average good. Service was hit and miss. My pasta dish was dry, lacking sauce. Comments of other diners at our table made comment food was very average. Wouldn't recommend.

Thank Julie G
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300 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

It was very crowded but we found a table on the street and shared a few pizzas, all of which were really good. The seafood one with octopus was exceptional, as was another with eggplant. Washed down with pinto grigio, great. Not exactly German food of course, which seemed wrong here, but sometimes you just need pizza.

Thank Ken A
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

At one end of Marktplatz, our family found this Italian restaurant after eating German food for a few days and needed a break. Nice tables outside to people watch. We had the gnocchi, spaghetti with meat sauce and the cannelloni. All the food was good. Service is typical of Europe. Would eat here again.

Thank fireballTX
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The location is quite nice. An old, nicely restored house, Open entablature One may look into what's going on in the kitchen. I wonder why the owners allow this. You see how convenient-food get's his finish right out of the tins. And it tastes the way it looks. Why do they do this? Using lowest quality of cheese maybe saves... More 

Thank route_buerger
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19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We had a good lunch there, but I can't bring myself to rate it "very good" since there was nothing to warrant the "very". The eggplant pizza and pesto pasta were both quite good. Service was a bit slow but cordial. The atmosphere was quiet and friendly. A bit pricey as expected for the area.

Thank Silkworm1
Nashville, Tennessee
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

The Restorante Mercato is a great Italian restaurant in the heart of the old town in Heidelberg. Beautiful interior, great food.

Thank Trish P
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

There are a few mixed reviews on this page, but I had a fantastic lunch here! I wandered in sopping wet (because it was raining, not because I'd gone for an impromptu swim or something) and unable to speak German and carrying a large backpack. In the country where I'm currently living, I might not even be served under such... More 

Thank Lyra B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Awful restaurant. Ordered cannelloni, was brought 'special with a surprise'. Turned out to be a lump of reheated veggie lasagne with some penne and ravioli on top. Sent it back and asked for conventional lasagne. It arrived scorching hot on the outside and stone cold inside. Refused it and left without eating. Staff were surly, no apologies, exploiting tourists.

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65 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We got there for lunch: Service was not quick, menus were not written in correct Italian, pizza was not cooked enough, pasta was just good enough, tomato sauce could have been better. For the same price I have had better food, and one which is closer to the original Italian recipes.

Thank Paolo B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fischmarkt 7, 69117 Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Heidelberg
  • Phone Number: +49 6221 169010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?