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Padrino's Bistro

4.4
71 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Located in the heart of Hamilton Township, Padrino’s Bistro & Italian Steakhouse opened their doors in October 2009. Coming back to Hamilton, Chef Leo brings to Padrino’s Bistro modern Italian dishes without losing the Old World taste and feel. Born & raised in Italia Chef Leo understands what quality and freshness means to his menu. Padrino’s Bistro was Voted in 2014 the Best Italian Restaurant & Best BYOB Restaurant by the Trentonian Reader’s Choice Awards. “This is a great honor and achievement” comments Chef Leo. “We start from scratch on everything in our kitchen just like my mamma and nonna in their kitchens.”
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Sunday: 12pm-9pm
Monday-Saturday 11pm-10pm
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Phone number
(609) 587-7575
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Catering
We offer 7 different Banquet Packages to fit your needs. Please speak to our Banquet Manager to review your parties desires. All of our packages do include the tax. 20% Gratuity will be added to your final bill. contract must be signed for your party to be valid. A $100 non-refundable deposit is due on the day of booking your event. On Sunday, we only offer the Dinner Packages. If you have any questions at all please call us at (609) 587-7575, email us at padrinosofhamilton@gmail.com
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What 71 People Are Saying
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4.2
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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Great service and people. Love the family style and very nice atmosphere. Can’t wait to go again.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Good was wonderful, portions are generous and the service was excellent. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great Italian food, at a fair price. A warm atmosphere, you can't go wrong with this establishment.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Very satisfied with everything we order, and also how personable and accommodating the owner Marco was!!! Very enjoyable Easter Dinner!!

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The food was excellent and the service was amazing. Our server was courteous, warm and made us feel very welcome. Would definitely go back and recommend.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Relaxed atmosphere, good food. Service excellent and food came out orderly. Appetizer was great . Food was a good portion with great pricing

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The food was very good!! The server was excellent. Very loud, 2 large parties where there.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Padrino's. The occasion was a celebratory birthday dinner for our 16 year old son and immediate family. The food was fabulous, atmosphere perfect, and service outstanding. Padrino's never disappoints! Looking forward to our next visit.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I've been to Padrino's on several occasions and have always had a great dinner. The atmosphere is casual but the food is great. The waiters are very attentive providing great service.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I used to love this place. Over the last couple of years the food has gone down hill. Not the same. The special menu on Valentine's Day was terrible. Very limited and expensive.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Came here with a group to celebrate our mother's 90th birthday as it is one of her favorite restaurants. As a family, we've been coming to this restaurant when it started as Leonardo's at another Hamilton location way back when. After all these years, we can honestly say that we have never had a bad meal or experience. The chef and staff are always on point. Even with the new ownership, it's barely noticeable that anything has changed. The menu has downsized some, which in our opinion is a good thing as the previous choices where overwhelming. But if there was a previous item that is not on this menu, they will happily make it for you.

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4.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Quality of the food and portion size were both excellent. Would definitely go back again.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

It was our birthdays Mr & Mrs Sanderson. The food, servers, atmosphere was great! Thanks for making our birthday celebrations beautiful.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great experience! Great food and the atmosphere was awesome for a New Year’s Eve dinner. We will definitely be back!

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2.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Freud calamari made from frozen not fresh. Pasta no taste not seasoned.Forgot to provide the salad to our entire party!
Would not go back

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

New Year's Eve dinner was excellent. Prompt service and very good food preparation.

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4.0Dined on December 27, 2017

Food was good overall. Disappointed in the crab cake special offered that night. Crab cake was mostly filler. Appetizers were good and generous in amount of food. Dinners also offered plenty of food.

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3.0Dined on December 24, 2017

We expected the restaurant to be crowded as it was Christmas Eve. What I didn’t expect was to be jammed in like sardines and constantly banged into by waitstaff walking past our table. At one point I was bumped so hard I hit my mouth on my glass while taking a drink. Not one person said “excuse me,” or “I’m sorry.” I had to move which made 5 of use on one half of the table. Awkward and unenjoyable. The service was lacking. Slow. Ordered 3 apps. 2 came out. When I ask for the 3rd it was brought out with our soup and salads. Our server never did a check back. Nor did he ask for a drink order. Our water glasses and bread were filled without asking by someone other than our server, who also got the beverages other than waters for us. The food was very good though. It was ashame this was my first Christmas Eve I chose to go out and left a bad taste in my mouth.

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3.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Bread was not good. Food was ok but expensive and definitely didn’t live up
To previous owner

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3.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Great meal. Only issue was I found part of a metal cleaning brush in my soup. They apologized but offered no accommodation of any kind. I would still go back.

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5.0Dined on December 18, 2017

Padrinos is consistenly good food, great portions and a good price. I would recommend it to anyone.

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4.0Dined on December 17, 2017

Padrino did not even know I had a reservation, disappointed
With Opentable reservations. Lucky it was not crowded.

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5.0Dined on December 16, 2017

I have been to the restaurant multiple times. Always good food!

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4.0Dined on December 12, 2017

Busy Tuesday but service was very good. Food was just ok. Not enough shrimp all pasta

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5.0Dined on December 7, 2017

Have been there before, but the food this time was even better than before. Every dish was outstanding!

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Padrinos has been a favorite for years. I had heard that management had changed so I was a little worried. The food was fantastic and the service was great. It did not disapoint!

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3.0Dined on November 9, 2017

The artichoke appetizer was excellent. The pasta in my MISTO was too al dente and my wife's veal was tough. My daughter liked her risotto. We did not have dessert. The noise level was quiet and unobtrusive and the waiter was attentive. I've had better meals at Padrino's in the past.

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5.0Dined on November 3, 2017

Very happy with our lunch dining experience. Food is delicious and not covered with thick sauces. Perfectly delicious! Pleased and will dine at Padrino's again.

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5.0Dined on October 20, 2017

The food was outstanding with large portions at a reasonable price, fantastic service.

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4.0Dined on September 20, 2017

I was happy with this place. The food was good, the portions were good and it was pretty good value for the money.

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4.0Dined on September 10, 2017

We always enjoy the opportunity to dine at Padrino's. Although it's close to home, we'd certainly drive an hour or so to enjoy a fine Italian dinner here. Nightly specials often make looking at the menu unnecessary, so ask to hear those first. And remember to bring a bottle or two of your favorite wine.

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4.0Dined on September 3, 2017

Cozy, clean restaurant with a separate pizza section. Tables have tablecloths. Friendly, efficient staff. Sometimes too quick to take your plate away before you're done, ie, appetizer and salad. Otherwise, a good place with a varied menu and good food.

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4.0Dined on September 2, 2017

Loved the food and our waiter was great. There was a private party that was separated from the rest of the restaurant by a divider but it didn't help with the noise level. However that will not deter me from going again or recommending it. Great place!

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5.0Dined on September 1, 2017

Great food and service! We just moved to the area and we've already brought our family there twice.

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5.0Dined on August 18, 2017

Excellent food, plus friendly, personal service. Love that irs a BYOB.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Experience was excellent! Service, Hostess, servers all great!

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3.0Dined on July 26, 2017

They had no wines by the glass which is a deal breaker for me

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2017

This restaurant was a wonderful experience and I have been here several times great food great place! Love Padrinos!!

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5.0Dined on June 30, 2017

We both ordered specials, although there were plenty of appealing options on the regular menu. The seared tuna over angel hair pasta was wonderful, and just a tasty when I finished it for dinner the next day (yes, the portion size was that generous). My husband had the rib-eye with shrimp, roasted potatoes, and an array of mixed vegetables, all wonderfully prepared as well. We'll definitely return!

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2017

This was our first time at Padrinos and it was great we were there for my birthday and the food was ecellent as well as the service would definitly come back to Padrinos again lots of different food to choose from a little something for everyone to enjoy thanks for making my birthday night enjoyable!

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