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Valentinos

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Italian, Pizza, Pub, Pasta, Wine Bar
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1025 S 13th St, Norfolk, NE 68701-5776
+1 402-379-2500
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Buffet
Description: Here at Valentino's we offer buffet, full menu, or carry-out options to...
Here at Valentino's we offer buffet, full menu, or carry-out options to fit your needs. We are the experts in pizza and pasta but we offer other great items on our buffet including a soup & salad bar, dessert bar, and even a taco bar! Come on in on Sunday mornings to enjoy our GRAND BRUNCH BUFFET, stocked full of breakfast goodies right alongside your everyday Italian favs!
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    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Valentino's is questionable

ordered several pizzas to go. It looked like a lack of workers. Service was very slow and when I did get waited on. The server was in a hurry. Food was so so.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Brent P
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Norfolk, Nebraska
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Calgary, Canada
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

My kids had never had Valentinos pizza. I told them when I was growing up in Norfolk we had to drive out of town to get it. They really liked it.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is the biggest disappointment for Valentinos! I am very surprised the company allows it to operate like it is. The buffet is very small with not much of a selection. The meat for the tacos looks like dog food. It felt a little dirty/messy at the buffet as well. As many times as someone went back & forth to... More 

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nebraska
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

the buffet was bad as in not hot, not enough for everyone, no cocktail sauce for the shrimp and seafood, the mgr seemed to not know what to do next, we asked 4 different people about cocktail sauce and they just ignored us then we went to the manager about it who only put a note for someone about it.... More 

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

ordered several pizzas to go. It looked like a lack of workers. Service was very slow and when I did get waited on. The server was in a hurry. Food was so so.

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The food was absolutely awful. The pizza selection was minimal, the food was cold, and after bringing our beverages, the "waitress" disappeared. A buffet should have more than three selections, in my opinion.

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Can't beat Valentino's for delicious pizza and a great buffet! I love the LAYERS of toppings. The variety on the buffet is yummy as well -- and yes, the cinnamon rolls are the BEST! Great for take-out or dine-in, but we have not ever done half-baked. Val's is a MUST for anyone who is visiting Nebraska. You will love it,... More 

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Nebraska
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27 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Went with a group for Saturday dinner (lunch to some). We arrived around noon so they had only been open for a hour. The floor was so sticky, I thought they mopped it with pop from the soda fountain. Wait staff was friendly and the food was ok. 5 stars for the dessert cinnamon rolls! For the price we can... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Pretty good buffet. Valentino's pizza isn't as good as way back when in my college days in Lincoln when they had one location near the UNL Ag College. But the buffet value is good with an OK salad bar and multiple kinds of pizza. They have a good desert with pizza crust and fruit topping.

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Norfolk, Nebraska
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Anyone from Nebraska is familiar with Valentino's and Runza. Both restaurants are Nebraska originals with extremely loyal, devoted followers. The Norfolk, Nebraska Valentino's however, does not live up to the standard one comes to expect from a Valentino's restaurant. On numerous occasions, I have arrived to a crowd at the front door waiting to be seated. Inside, is a partially... More 

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Wausa, NE
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I always have the buffet when I go here. It seems like everything is always fresh and they have a great variety of choices. I especially like their pasta and desserts.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1025 S 13th St, Norfolk, NE 68701-5776
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Norfolk
  • Phone Number: +1 402-379-2500

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pub, Pasta, Wine Bar

Description

Here at Valentino's we offer buffet, full menu, or carry-out options to fit your needs. We are the experts in pizza and pasta but we offer other great items on our buffet including a soup & salad bar, dessert bar, and even a taco bar! Come on in on Sunday mornings to enjoy our GRAND BRUNCH BUFFET, stocked full of breakfast goodies right alongside your everyday Italian favs!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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