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Chef Vola's


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We tried for a long time to get a reservation here so were so excited to finally try it. What an amazing set up. You feel like you in the basement of someone's home...sort of a mix between an Aunt's house and a scene in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FeedKrissy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had dinner with my family at Chef Vola's this past Saturday. We get here about once a year, because you really need to have your reservation pretty far in advance. Sat in the upstairs porch area, which I like when the weather is nice. If...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Group of 40 plus scheduled for 8:30 pm dinner. Police were summoned to move waiting people away from house next door a little before 9:00. No place else to wait. Finally entered a bit after 9. Main course arrived at 11:15. Will not be returning...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 46582Yankee07
Reviewed May 8, 2019

A rare find - a fabulous old fashioned restaurant that continues great cooking for 90 years. The menu is classic and the service is very attentive.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank richardjwaksman
Reviewed April 30, 2019

We last dined here toward the end of February on a Sunday night. We've been a few times and it just seems to get better with each visit. Admittedly we ate too much but so it goes. We walked it off going back to our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vacationjunky2016
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Back in the day ( way back) had to know someone to get phone number in order to make reservations. That ship has sailed! Today anyone can get in! Believe me don’t hurry because you can have our seats! The same seats we were rudely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Munch83
Reviewed April 15, 2019

We were with some great friends for their first experience at Chef Vola's. We had the great veal like only they have.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bobandkathywright
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Louie the owner is a powerhouse and ensures all his guests are well taken care of- he works the room with ease. From the house salad to the incredible home made desserts each facet of our meal and service was over the top exceptional -...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sambo836
Reviewed April 10, 2019

Went with another couple. Best Italian food ever. Fresh homemade food. Service was great. Atmosphere was wonderful... feels like a secret hideaway, but very nice inside... not a dive at all. Great for special occasions... romantic dinners..not for kids! Staff was very attentive. Wonderful service....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Sebmom3
Reviewed April 5, 2019

This precious gem of a restaurant is tucked away in a row home and will remind you of your grandmother's Italian kitchen. The food is fabulous and the staff couldn't be more accommodating - they know the menu well. The salads and entree platters were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Linda C
October 29, 2018|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
The place is very busy but I think all items are prepared to order so check with the restaurant but probably some items not already prepped can be made without garlic
July 17, 2018|
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Response from 205dont | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn’t wear shorts
October 27, 2017|
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Response from 205dont | Reviewed this property |
My recommendation is to call the restaurant in advance of the date you are planning to visit, leave a voice mail (yes they return calls).
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