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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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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (57 reviews)
“gelato” (16 reviews)
“antipasti” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
1595 Bedford Highway | Sunnyside Mall, Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 3Y4, Canada
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1 - 10 of 467 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Four couple had dinner together. We were seated at the long table that has bench comfy seating on one side. While it is very comfortable it’s a bit annoying to get seated as you have to slide along the seat to get to your seating....More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there with my wife for my Birthday. Didn't think a reservation would be necessary but the place was packed when we arrived so got the last two chairs at the bar while we waited for a table. We were told it would be about...More

Thank Al W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and were wonderfully entertained and served by the bartender, Ty. Salads were fresh and very tastey. Lots of garlic, which we love. Entrees were delicious and were a nice sized portion. Ameretto cheesecake was fabulous. Really, a terrific meal. Highly...More

Thank SteveKinNS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to eat, El Mercado in Bedford is not noisy, The waiter was extremely helpful and friendly, the food was delicious at a reasonable price. I highly recommend the mushroom pizza and spinach salad. WE didn't have dessert but I know from...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there on numerous occasions and always enjoy the food. On the rare time there has been little glitzes but they always make things right. The staff are very friendly and easy to deal with.

Thank AnnafromCanada
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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 6 October 2017

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

Thank PENNY D
Reviewed 11 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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Description
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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