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Villa Firenze

#157 of 2,876 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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610 1 Ave NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 0B6, Canada (between 4th St NE and Edmonton Trail NE)
(403) 264-4297
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lethbridge, Canada
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Recently had the opportunity to dine at Villa Firenze. Found the staff to be very friendly and obliging. Had a reservation and showed up early. Were immediately seated and approached by a server, whom I believe to be an owner. Being Italian the experience brought me back to the days of family dinners. The food was second to none. I... More 

Thank fernierain2016
Calgary, Canada
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120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This was the second time we have dined here. We find Villa Firenze to be an excellent choice for a very good Italian dining experience. The restaurant is long-time family owned. Great choices of well priced variety and price points of wine. Great appetizers and pasta based entrees... both appropriately priced. On both occasions dining here, service was excellent. We... More 

Thank Robert M
Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The service was very good overall however, the food seemed ok as it was generally overdone & the sauces were nice but, no WOW factor. That said, they had 2 fantastic items you must try; the portabello mushroom appie & the hazelnut ice cream dessert. both WOW's. Great wine list too.

Thank darfc
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited this lovely restaurant tonight after reading other TripAdvisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Our enthusiastic server Queen was knowledgeable about wine and gave us great advice on a delicious wine once we ordered our food. All 3 of us started with chicken broth with veal tortellini which hit the spot on this chilly evening! I had a... More 

1 Thank Betfam
Regina, Canada
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Enjoyed our meal-lasagna lots to eat on the plate home made, great flavor will definitely take my family back to this place when we come back to Calgary.

1 Thank Dan R
Selkirk, Canada
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145 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

A very close friend treated my wife and I to a dinner at Villa Firenze for my birthday. As soon as we walked in there were several awards on the counter and one on the wall. There was an award of Excellence from Tripadvisor, Diners Choice Awards OpenTable Top 100 2015 and 2016. Our friends have been to this restaurant... More 

Thank Tom7787
Calgary, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The room and atmosphere . . . fine . . . except rather noisy. The food . . . very low average. The price for it . . . over the top. Try $3-plus for a coffee and $3-plus for a refill about which you are not informed unless you inquire. Our party included two couples. Two chose specials. Prices... More 

Thank fulltimefoodie77
Calgary, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

A great dinning experience, just like mom used to cook. start the nite with portobello mushroom appetizer and fresh homemade bread, for dinner we had the Fettuccine Alla Toscana, and Spaghetti Alla Villa Firenze, again both where excellent, great flavour and the price is under $30.00 per plate, dessert, Baccio Bianco, and Baccio Nero, atomosphere i liked, it was like... More 

1 Thank brettybaden
Calgary, Canada
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This favourite restaurant has become a bit of a Valentine's day tradition. This year a visit on Saturday, February 13, was excellent. The ambiance is calm and inviting; the service is knowledgeable and attentive; the pasta is made in house! The extensive menu makes it difficult to decide between pasta and other dishes you'd like to try. Problem solved -... More 

2 Thank dustieboots
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Overall we had a good dining experience. I had the minestrone soup and the puttanesca. The soup was only average. The potatoes were undercooked and the soup itself was too hearty. It was also a bit expensive for soup. The puttanesca was excellent. The value wasn't really great. The price was a bit high given the quality of the food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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

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