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Villa Firenze

#62 of 2,801 Restaurants in Calgary
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610 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada (between 4th St NE and Edmonton Trail NE)
(403) 264-4297
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Authentic Delicious Italian food in Bridgeland.

This was our first time going to Villa Firenza. I liked that people were dressed casually or a bit dressier, without feeling out of place. I don't usually believe reviews at Italian restaurants as my husband grew up in Rome and his expectations are pretty high; which has resulted in being... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was our first time going to Villa Firenza. I liked that people were dressed casually or a bit dressier, without feeling out of place. I don't usually believe reviews at Italian restaurants as my husband grew up in Rome and his expectations are pretty high; which has resulted in being disappointed. Not this time, though. Dinner tonight was the... More 

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Taber, Canada
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We decided to try this place based on website recommendations. The food was very good as it was stated by other reviewers. We had a fettucini dish and a veal dish, they were both flavourful and tasty. The problem was that apparently you need a reservation to dine here. We didn't have one as we thought since we arrived at... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

A hidden gem, a bit out of the way but worth looking for. A small intimate place. Evening did not start very well, the owner or owner's son made an issue of us being 15 minutes early for our reservation, he was a bit pretentious. Otherwise, a fantastic evening of food, wine and great service. Our server was very attentive... More 

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Calgary
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51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stopped in for lunch. The three pasta dishes were excellent. The meatballs were tender with penne noodles and perfect tomato sauce. The lasagna and spaghetti were also delicious. This is another of Calgary's best places to eat.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It isn't even on the menu. If you're a regular you just know to ask for it. So good and always check to see if Mama has been in lately because her raviolli is "orgasmic! "

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Calgary, Canada
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I was here with my business guest who recommended that we go to this restaurant for some authentic Italian cuisine. Fabrizio is an excellent server. He helped us chose the best appetizers, the best lunch menu and the dessert. Unlike some other Italian restaurants that I have frequented, this one is good authentic cuisine with the right choice of meats,... More 

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Calgary
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This used to be my favourite restaurant, but I am sad to say that the service has gone down hill in the last year. I used to recommend it to friends all of the time, but won't be anymore. Knowing it was my favourite, my husband made a reservation for my birthday about a month in advance. He asked for... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We enjoyed a fabulous meal at Villa Firenze the night before Valentines Day. The chef had a few specials just for the occasion and although I have a garlic allergy, he adjusted my meal for that and it was delicious. My husband did enjoy the full version of the chef's special entree and praised it. The service was wonderful and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Exquisite food, friendly, attentive staff and accommodating ownership group! The best appetizer you will ever have - their Portobello Mushroom - AMAZING!!! Our favourite Italian restaurant anywhere! Cannot wait to go back.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Wow!! My first time here and I will be returning 100%. The food was amazing! The staff was so friendly and the atmosphere and place itself was great, clean and lively! I can't wait to go back! Thank you Pina for the great dining experience!!

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Additional Information about Villa Firenze

Address: 610 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada
Phone Number: (403) 264-4297
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 610 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada
    (between 4th St NE and Edmonton Trail NE)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: (403) 264-4297

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $30 to $30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?