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“Italian food at its finest!”
Review of Vona's Restaurant

Vona's Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 88 Restaurants in Oswego
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Armenian, Italian, Bar
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Rochester, New York
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Italian food at its finest!”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Don't get too filled up on the pizza appetizer because the dinner portions are huge; friendly atmosphere and great service; competitively priced. Don't miss it.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank judy d
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English first
Fulton, New York
Level 6 Contributor
166 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“great spaghetti”
Reviewed July 11, 2012

wonderful service. had spaghetti and meatballs. nice portions. friendly staff.

Visited June 2012
Thank disneydede19
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Oswego, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 11, 2012

At my girlfriend's request, we went to Vona's, as she knew the family growing up. We ended up getting there a little bit late and it was getting close to closing time. I apologized to the waitress as it looked like they were getting ready to get out of there for the evening, and asked if they wouldn't mind us having a late supper. The waitress was very accomodating - even said we could stay as long as we liked.

My girlfriend order the Chicken Riggies with a Vodka Sauce, and I had ordered the Rigatoni with a Rose Sauce. They were very observant about letting us talk, enjoy our wine, our appetizers, and we didn't feel rushed at all! The server was polite at all times and even kind enough to talk with us. You could tell, the server genuinely did not mind staying a little late to take care of a customer. The food...unbelievably good. All you could hear from our table were the sounds of 'mmmmm', 'wow', and 'my god this is amazing' - server even had to come over and check on us because of all the noise!

Top notch - you may not think much of it from the outside, but on the inside it is ecclectic, customer-oriented, and Vona's definitely knows the passion for superb food.

  • Visited February 2012
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Thank NiNzOmBiE2012
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Croton on Hudson, New York
Level 6 Contributor
92 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“OK, but not as good as it has been previously”
Reviewed May 19, 2012

It was graduation weekend, so it was busy, but, service was very slow. My order for chicken Parmigiana was very small, about half the size it has been while everyone else's dish was quite large. One person ordered sliced london broil that came out very rare (ordered Medium) and very chewy. Ordered a NY Strip instead. It took a long time and the steak came out almost RAW and charred on the outside. Inedible. I asked to have it taken off the bill. We had a group running 3 checks and the waiter totally screwed up the checks, mixing up drinks, appetizers and entree's. Dinner without dessert or coffee took 2-12/ hrs. I can only hope they get their act together. It used to be a great place to eat.

  • Visited May 2012
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Oswego, New York
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great food every time!”
Reviewed April 30, 2012

We go there for every major family celebration, it is the one place you an go and count on it always being good. Have never had a bad meal in 25 years plus of experience.
Salad is always fresh and nice sized. Broad variety to satisfy a range of wants and tastes.
Most of the help is also very accommodating. There is one oldr hostess that I am pretty sure is rabid. She is typically rude and snotty, look past that she seats you and there is where it ends.

Visited April 2012
Thank Robert M
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