Restaurant Spotlight: Padella Italian Bistro

Posted by Serena Kolida on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 10:54am.

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Padella Italian Bistro is a West Coast type of Italian restaurant with a modern twist. They provide housemade dishes with plenty of flavour and a casual atmosphere. With plenty of quality found throughout each dish, Padella provides incredible value for the dollar. Here's what you can expect at the restaurant.

The Menu

You will find plenty of classic Italian dishes on the menu, along with a few unique choices. Some of the favourites include:

  • Warm Goat Cheese Flan
  • Padella Caesar Salad
  • Arancini
  • Grilled Eggplant & Lamb Sausage Rigatoni
  • Fettucine Verdura
  • Spaghetti & Clams
  • Finocchio Gnocchi
  • Nona's Meatballs
  • Cowichan Valley Chicken
  • And More!

They also have a fish of the day, which varies depending on the season. The menu isn't huge, but every dish is made with care and provides a fresh, homemade plate full of great flavours.

The Wine List

Along with the delicious dinner options, you will find plenty of white, red and sparking lines on the list. Many are available by the glass, by the half litre and by the bottle. Of course, some of the finer wines are only available by the bottle.

Along with more than 50 wines to choose from, they provide a small selection of beers and ciders, as well. Of course, plenty of non-alcoholic beverages are also available.

Private Dining

The restaurant can accommodate up to about 50 diners for private dining. If you need a place for a small wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, family gathering or another type of event, Padella Italian Bistro is a great choice.

Location and Hours

Padella is found at 2524 Estevan Avenue in Victoria. They are only open for dinner from Wednesday until Sunday starting at 5m and running until 9pm. The restaurant does fill up fast, so it's a good idea to get a reservation ahead of time.

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