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Viva! Italia Pizzeria

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409 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, FL 32177-4724
+1 386-325-3800
Mon 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Palatka, Florida, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

The service is very personable and attentive. While the atmosphere is not that of many "larger" pizzerias, the food has been better than many of the "larger" pizzerias. The calzones, chicken parmesan and pizza are great.

Thank Eric B
Hollister, Fl
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136 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2015

Went here with friends, who were hungry enough to actually eat the food. The guy who greeted us had to first put his shirt on. Much of what is listed on the menu, they don't have, period. No gourmet coffees. The desserts are very high priced, and they only had one of them that was listed. The place is not... More 

Thank Mary C
Palatka, Florida
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the food. Enjoyed not having a crowd of people around while eating. Nice owners run the restaurant and put time in making there food right. It is the spot to go when wanting to get away from all the hype.

Thank cman83
Amelia Island, FL
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

This is a small restaurant right in downtown Palatka. Ring the little ceramic bell at the entrance, loud, so they will know you are there. The menu offered a variety of Italian dishes and pizzas. You can get a calzone, fried, but the baked variety is 30-40 minute wait. The wine selection covered most of the typical choices, but they... More 

2 Thank TomBluesandBoats
Palatka, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

just stopped in to check it out wow we had the lasagna very large and very good service was dead on almost as good as the meal the jokes were not bad either we will be going back

Thank trick1950
Palatka, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

For our office meeting, more than half of our staff ordered from Viva! Lalia Pizzeria. Unfortunately, the food we received was nothing short of terrible. The majority of us ordered calzones, which arrived swimming in grease, making them inedible) . We also ordered their spinach salads which had entirely way to much vinaigrette already on them, also making them inedible.... More 

2 Thank derek m
Palatka, Florida
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013

One of the first places i tried here.... missing a good Italian restaurant so i tried it. i was disappointed to say the least. Ordered the shrimp scampi (or so it was called). The shrimp was almost too tuff to cut with the butter knife supplied (no other knife) and just as hard to chew..... rubber with no flavor. The... More 

2 Thank joel p
San Mateo, Florida
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35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

Nice little restaurant in the heart of town. I visited this place shortly after they opened and I think the waitress was still learning the ropes. The food was good and hot and the toppings were plentiful. I tried the pizza for the first time less than a year ago and it was good, not great. But I didn't have... More 

Thank Rita F
Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

This a small but remarkable Italian restaurant. My husband and I visited on a Tuesday afternoon. I had the soup of the day (Italian wedding) served in a fresh made rosemary and herb bread bowl. Both the soup and the bread bowl were delicious and filling (I took the rest home for dinner!), and the salad served around the bread... More 

Thank Tracie I
East Palatka, Florida
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

This is a cool little place with some pretty good food. This place is clean and the staff is very friendly. The owners name is James and he told us about some of his secret recipes. The first time we went they charged for a glass of water. I think the waitress was new and did not know the ropes... More 

Thank Jim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Saint Johns Ave, Palatka, FL 32177-4724
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Palatka
  • Phone Number: +1 386-325-3800

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