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Pizzeria Villagio

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37029 Cook Street Suite 101, Palm Desert, CA 92211 (University Park)
SunLine Transit Agency
760-779-5050
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The idea of Villagio comes from a marriage between time and place; the old...
The idea of Villagio comes from a marriage between time and place; the old neighborhoods of New York City and the abundant plains of California. What California brings to the table figuratively and literally, is its abundance of fresh produce, fresh starts, and the opportunity to reinvent. And so it was with these two places and time in mind that we set out to build a restaurant that would meld the two. With pizza dough made from scratch, hand stretched and cooked in a traditional pizza oven, our proprietary pizza sauce and the freshest of ingredients, Villagio invites you to dig in and enjoy our food, our warmth, and our relaxing ambiance. A place where old world tradition, meets new world freshness.
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Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 61
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
a suprise: decent italian food at reasonable prices

two friends and i were looking for a place to eat on our way to attend a show. my friends made a reservation at Villagio. One of the people is a pescatarian. she will eat fish, but no meat of any kind so sometimes it is problematic when we go to eat. firstly, we had an early reservations so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Barbara M
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Palm Springs, California
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

On our recent trip to Indian Wells for the tennis, we felt like some good Italian food. Checking my trusty Tripadvisor app, we came up with this somewhat out of the way restaurant, but we found it well worth the drive. We started with the Mozzarella Caprese salad and split it for two. It was fantastic and plenty for the... More 

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Muskegon, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you go here, maybe you should get take out. The pizza was very good but our service was awful. We were fairly well ignored, no refills on water, different servers when they did come, total chaos. We were there on a Sunday evening at 8 pm. We waited 15 minutes to sit and there were empty tables, maybe too... More 

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Palm Desert, CA USA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We took our son and grandkids to Villagio because we had always enjoyed it in the past. visit was different. First, our pizza order was messed up. The large pizza we ordered wash small pizza when served. The waitress apologized and left the small pizza as an appetizer. It was tasty, but overlooked. Fifteen minutes later our large pizza was... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

two friends and i were looking for a place to eat on our way to attend a show. my friends made a reservation at Villagio. One of the people is a pescatarian. she will eat fish, but no meat of any kind so sometimes it is problematic when we go to eat. firstly, we had an early reservations so that... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

At the Corner of Cook & Frank Sinatra you will find Villagio’s. Some of the best Italian food in the whole valley.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We were there on a week night and they were incredibly busy. I thought the pizza was good (fresh ingredients), but not extraordinary. My sister's gnocci had some pieces that were doughy/undercooked, although she said the overall flavor was good. Service was slow and somewhat spotty. I would like to try this place again, maybe for lunch or something, when... More 

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Granted - This is a Pizzaria, and we did not order pizza, but our two meals were nothing to write home about. The Villagios Chopped Salad was composed of shredded lettuce!! Imagine that... A little extra effort in the kitchen with a sharp knife would have helped the salad live up to its name: "Chopped"! C'mon... And - with that... More 

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Miami, Florida
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This place is a busy spot, the food is fresh and the staff very friendly, fresh pizza and pasta are their specialties but prepare for a wait, ours was 30 minutes on a Saturday evening, theres free parking too Dinner for 3, under $50.

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Livingston, Texas
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47 reviews 47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

located close to RV Park as well as hotels. Cool looking place and enjoyed the inner decor. Ordered pizza and thought it was just ok. Ingredients were not exploding with flavor and we thought it was fairly bland tasting. Service was great and found if to be a little pricy for our tastes.

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Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Pizza/Pasta restaurant walking distance from the Hilton Homewood Suites. It is highly rated by some but we were not impressed by their pizza or pricing. We tried several Italian style eateries and preferred them more.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 37029 Cook Street Suite 101, Palm Desert, CA 92211
    (University Park)
  • Public Transportation: SunLine Transit Agency
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: 760-779-5050

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

The idea of Villagio comes from a marriage between time and place; the old neighborhoods of New York City and the abundant plains of California. What California brings to the table figuratively and literally, is its abundance of fresh produce, fresh starts, and the opportunity to reinvent. And so it was with these two places and time in mind that we set out to build a restaurant that would meld the two. With pizza dough made from scratch, hand stretched and cooked in a traditional pizza oven, our proprietary pizza sauce and the freshest of ingredients, Villagio invites you to dig in and enjoy our food, our warmth, and our relaxing ambiance. A place where old world tradition, meets new world freshness.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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

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