Amazing food served by very friendly staff, this place will take some beating, do not miss this gem of a restaurant.
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We arrived at 7, not realizing they opened at 7:30. John was in the restaurant and welcomed us in anyway. He was pleasant and chatty. We quickly caught on that he was the owner and chef. He was quite humble about his food and restaurant...More
The Cantina was taken over by John about a year ago (2016); he did not change the name, so you will find reviews under both Mercataccio and "John Paterson" restaurant on TripAdvisor.
Great food - authentic Umbrian, Italian. Catered for gluten free. Good local wine list. Wonderful unique setting with indoor, or outdoor for views of magnificent vista to watch changing evening light.
We had lunch two times there during our stay, beautiful surroundings, the food is good and fresh and the staff is nice and efficient. Roasted vegetables, truffles pasta, chocolate cake (without flour) were delicious.
Life is good when you eat at la Cantina ! The location & the view is fantastic, so peaceful & open to the landscape while some meters walk from the big square. This is what I call food made with love. The spaghetti cacio &...More
The setting is beautiful , we were on the terrace , the staff were charming which they didn't let get in the way of their service which was spot on . However all that is eclipsed by the food .... wow , truly magnificent ....More
Paterson john Michel is one of the best chefs in the region ! The heart shaped ravioli with truffles were so good we had them twice ! The steak with truffle sauce was tender and again we had it twice ! Not to forget the...More
We are attempting to eat our way across Todi and the environs. After sampling several recommended restaurants in Todi and Montefalco we finally ventured to John Patterson's newest terraced restaurant. We had our best meal on this trip to Italy! Our selections were the "world...More