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Caffe Arco Mercato

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88 Aokusa-Machi | 1F Omicho Ichiba-Kan, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
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+81 76-262-0141
11:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Soisy-sur-Seine, France
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a break from Japanese food, keep reading. Otherwise go look for a sushi place. We went there for a change, and also because we love pizza. All in all it was good. I've definitively had worse pizzas. So I would recommend. Just know that the pizzas are small : 20 cm diameter (I put a pen for... More 

Thank Gabi12358
Boulder, Colorado
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253 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We wanted a break from Japanese food so we to Cafe Arco Mercato. It's a small Italian place with tasty food and good service. We had spaghetti, a salad and dessert. The spaghetti could have used a little more seasoning but was okay. It's not a must go to place but if you have a craving for Italian, it's worth... More 

Thank crosswycke
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68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Don't expect high class Italian, this is pretty basic by European standards but the pasta was hot and tasty and it made a welcomed change from fish! And if your order one pizza and one pasta be prepared for the pizza to come first with 2 plates. Confusion all round but that's part of the charm

Thank AdamB3093
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife have recently visited this restaurant for dinner because we were in the neighbourhood. Unfortunately this restaurant didn't fully meet up to our expectations. The food was very basic. Price/quality wise you will probably find better alternatives.

Thank Joël V
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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242 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

After several days of traditional Japanese meals we had pasta at Caffe Arco Mercato. It was a nice break but nothing to write home about. Everything was average.

Thank Pruguy
New York, New York, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

English menu. Pasta done perfectly am dente. Tomato sauce like in Italy, perhaps because Japanese tomatoes thrive in volcanic alluvial souls like their Italian counteparts. Quick service. We were looking for a quick simple meal without alcohol, and we got it. Only drawback -- an occasional wisp of smoke infused into the non-smoking section.

Thank Richard F
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Relaxing cafè close to the Homicho market in Kanazawa. Perfect for a quiet and refreshing break. It offer international foods and beverages. Good and tasty desserts and ice cream.

Thank Laura F
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Had afternoon tea there. Good decor and Nice service. Had a refreshing drink which was a summer special. The cakes were good as my wife had a tea set.

Thank Edward K
New Jersey
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128 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016

We ate here with several folks from our tour group looking to pass on Japanese for one night. The Mercato is in a good central location, and busy. It has a typical American Italian restaurant menu, but this is not sophisticated Italian cooking. I had chicken pieces cooked in a balsamic vinegar sauce. Very plain.

Thank NotAccidental
Giv'atayim, Israel
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We were looking for non Japanese food in Kanazawa and found this nice little caffe/ Resto. Good basic Italian Pasta and Pizza. English menu and good service.

Thank Ordan99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Aokusa-Machi | 1F Omicho Ichiba-Kan, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Ishikawa Prefecture  >  Kanazawa
  • Phone Number: +81 76-262-0141
Italian, cafe

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