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Finelli's Italian Villa

1808 4th Avenue, Altoona, PA
814-943-8510
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Ranked #1 of 142 restaurants in Altoona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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ALTOONA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Dining experience - beyond anywhere you will ever eat. Service, Atmosphere, Food, is unbelievable. Once you treat yourself to this wonderful restaurant you will be counting down the days until you return. Family owned, and everyone there always makes you feel like you are family. Great selection on the Menu - all worth experiencing. Make sure to save room for... More

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Gallitzin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Their summer seafood broil is to die for! The desserts are out of this world! I love the atmosphere of the restaurant and the service is always great. The menu is very reasonably priced considering the high quality of the food. Definitely the best place to eat in Altoona.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

I enjoyed a wonderful Linguine Puttanesca dinner this evening. The dish was perfectly seasoned with subtle hints of anchovy and robust spices, topped with delicious Italian Olives. I would absolutely order it again. I also had Mrs. Finelli's scrumptious Orange Creamsicle Cake for dessert. The cake was moist, perfectly flavored, and very refreshing. Perfect meal!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Our food was delicious! Appetizers were the best I've had. The smothered meatballs were outstanding! The stuffed portabella mushroom was yummy. The crab stuffing was soooo good. Ceaser salad very tasty. All drinks from the bar delicious, including best Bloody Mary ever. Wine list was extensive and best in town. Main dishes were great, loved my chicken Roquefort. Desserts were... More

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Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Very nice appointments. Service was excellent.Food was very good and prepared as described . Priced fairly and I will return. Family owned and operated .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner tonight with our three children. Mrs Finelli was so welcoming, our waitress was very attentive, and the food and drinks were spectacular. My eggplant parmigiana was perhaps the best I've ever had (lived in multiple countries and in big cities in US). Amazing dining experience!!! I highly recommend for anyone in the area.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Had my first Fenellis experience and really enjoyed it! I will definitely be returning. I had stuffed shrimp which I loved and the desserts were to die for! I would like to thank our server Tessa for making my boyfriend and I's evening complete. This resturant was the perfect place for our date...the atmosphere, the food, and service were all... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Finally a night out with the husband and wow was it amazing! We were greeted by Mr. Finelli who was extremely charming and funny! Tessa was our server and she was very knowledgable on the menu and the great wine selection. She suggested the Caesar salad to start which was phenomenal!!! I had the filet imperial and my husband had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

My mother broke her hip in a fall and we were several hundred miles from home. As she was convalescing at the hospital waiting and waitin and waiting for her hip replacement we tried your place and absolutely loved it. Thank you for helping us in this time of need.

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Parkland, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I love this restaurant , the food is the best, I've never been disappointed , it is just delightful ! Best kept secret in Altoona ! Every year while we r in Altoona we have a Xmas party in September (we r not here most of the year, we live in florida) for about 22 people and I must tell... More

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