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Italian Villa Restaurant

196 Seneca St, Hornell, NY 14843-1318
+1 607-324-6063
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“prime rib” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
196 Seneca St, Hornell, NY 14843-1318
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were on an impromptu trip back to his hometown of Hornell New York, where he lived from 1955 to 1962. We were kind of jumping from place to place, not doing a lot of advance planning. One of the things he...More

1  Thank Kimblypeg
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2017

We thank you for your very kind review....yes, much has changed in Hornell since the late 60’s, not sure if your server mentioned that our family began the restaurant business in 1958-73 owning the Blue Angel Restaurant. Following the grandparents retirement, the Italian Villa was...More

Reviewed October 6, 2017

Stayed in Hornell the night before the wineglass half marathon! Awesome dinner! Waitress was very accommodating to our specialized ordering!More

Thank brownbkim
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

We're so happy that you spent the evening in our wonderful city and chose the Villa for dinner..,. love to hear from our newest customers. Thank you for your kind review and hope that you'll visit Hornell again, we look forward to serving you in...More

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Its a nice place to eat and the whole family can go here as well . They have great food and the staff is very nice.

Thank Alberta R
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you Alberta for your kind review and look forward to serving you and your family again!

Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited the Italian Villa again tonight because they were the only place open on a Sunday night... and we couldn't have been more pleased by our service or delicious food! We previously wrote a 2 star review last July (2016), the one where the...More

Thank jp548
dianear, Owner at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2017

Thank you so very much for your kind review. We are so happy that you chose to give us another chance, and that your dining experience was excellent. Your previous review was discussed with the server, who by the way is no longer in our...More

Reviewed March 25, 2017

go twice a yr. for birthdays. always have scallops with pasta, husband has seafood platter. scallops & pasta overdone. Since remodeling done & open up area to bar. When bar busy it is super noisy when trying to carry on a conversation.More

Thank joyce144
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2017

I'm sorry to learn that your dining experience was less than satisfactory, we had a couple of larger family reservations that evening and they were in the bar area before dinner. However weekends are very busy at any area restaurant, and the noise level rises...More

Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Been there many times over the last many months and between the salads and the pasta they have been great meals and great staff.

Thank Trosell14843
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Thank you for your great review, we look forward to seeing you again!!

Reviewed December 14, 2016

The food is not only delicious but authentic. The pasta is homemade and the eggplant and chicken parm is fabulous. You get quality food (and quantity) at reasonable prices. If you are ever in this area stop at this wonderful Italian restaurant for a nice...More

Thank cheryl w
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

Thank you Cheryl w for your great review! We take pride in being "authentic" and our homemade chicken and eggplant Parmesan are unique to the "Villa". Looking forward to serving you again soon!!

Reviewed December 6, 2016

Had we not received a recommendation I would never have stopped because the parking lot was empty (granted it was early, about 4pm Saturday) and there was little indication the place was even open. Once inside, we were glad to see people at 2 tables....More

Thank Boomerang025
dianear, Manager at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review, always excited to serve new customers and hear positive comments. Hoping to see you again soon, Rich Argentieri

Reviewed October 23, 2016

There are lots of choices and plenty of variety here. I had Alfredo stuffed shells and my wife had chicken Alfredo. Both tasted very good and were filling (and the sauce was great). We did save some room for dessert and split a piece of...More

1  Thank PghPanther2014
dianear, Owner at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2016

Thank you pghpanther for your kind review! I make the Alfredo Sauce daily to keep up with the demand, so happy you both enjoyed it. We look forward to serving you again in the future!! Rich Argentieri

Reviewed October 11, 2016

You walk in to a smell of an old B&B, musty carpet, dark smoke coloured walls, poor lighting. The staff are friendly but incompetent, not knowing a red wine from a Lambrusco. Also sour old opened bottle. Food is smothered in sauces that kill any...More

2  Thank maigrait
dianear, Owner at Italian Villa Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2016

I am very sorry that the Villa did not meet your expectations, however I must address some of your comments. The Argentieri family has been in the restaurant business in Hornell since 1958, serving all homemade recipes that my grandparents brought over from Italy. I...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 196 Seneca St, Hornell, NY 14843-1318
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Hornell
  • Phone Number: +1 607-324-6063
Description
Serving the area's truly authentic Italian favorites since 1958. Our specialties are family recipes handed down from our grandparents who immigrated from the Aubruzzi Region of Italy. Today, the 3rd generation of the Argentieri Family continues the tradition.
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