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Villa Ristorante Italiano

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887 Spring St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2852
+1 231-347-1440
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Port Sanilac, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Pasta hand made, sauces were exquisite, the hand made bread was great. Had my favorite beverage on stock, great spot.

Thank Andy F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Don't go expecting a quick dinner, but expect a great dinner. Lovely evening with just enough time waiting to enjoy the company of our group. Four different meals and each was fantastic. We couldn't resist the hand made desserts and they were just as good. Kudos to the owner/chef.

Thank Gary R
Bay City, Michigan
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Our first visit to this excellent Italian restaurant. The food was great, the wine list was extensive and first class and the staff was very friendly and very professional. Our waitress made the night even more enjoyable with her pleasant personality and her explanations of the food options. Every course was better than the previous - both in presentation and... More 

Thank curtishe
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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68 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We fell into this place because it was so near our hotel. The atmosphere was beautiful, and our waitress, Jean was amazing. Mom had eggplant parmigiana and my Dad and I had Lemon chicken. The presentation was beautiful and the food delicious. Previous to dinner, my parents shared a yummy spinach salad. Bread and an herbed butter was also brought... More 

Thank Jan J
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious and service was amazing. Had a nice romantic date. Spinach salad was unbelievable and the garlic bread unforgettable. Will be back!

Thank Justin L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Girls weekend away for the Lilac 10K run on Mackinaw Island. Second night we stayed at the Hampton Inn in Petoskey and they recommended the Villa. We were not disappointed. Delicious specialty cocktails, the spinach salads and meal were beyond amazing! I wish I could have sampled everything on the menu it all looked so good! My eggplant parmesan was... More 

Thank markopubl
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110 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We found this restaurant by chance looking on the internet when we were staying overnight at a local hotel. The food is traditional Italian and the list of Italian wines is extensive. We were on touring holiday in the USA and this was the best meal that we experienced. I would classify us as "foodies" and often eat Italian both... More 

Thank Stephen H
Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We ordered two different salads and two different veal entrees. All were excellent! The wait staff were friendly and attentive despite a large crowd on a rainy Thursday night in April. We suggest reservations or early arrival.

Thank SnowBiird40
Friday Harbor, Washington
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127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

This is an authentic Italian restaurant that's been a Petoskey staple for decades. It's still a great place to dine. TIP: make a reservation! Our dinners were outstandin. My wife had their fish entree with homemade pasta. I had outstanding veal scalapine that was also served with homemade noodles and a great light, cream, sauce. Out the door, with each... More 

Thank AirWavesC42MKII
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We split a salad which was perfect, I had the veal parm, my date had shrimp Gorgonzola yum she said. Wine was good, and lemoncello for desert!

Thank Larry H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 887 Spring St, Petoskey, MI 49770-2852
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Emmet County  >  Petoskey
  • Phone Number: +1 231-347-1440
Old world comfort in an upscale casual atmosphere. Regional Italian cusine, over 30 menu selections. Award winning Italian wine list. Full bar service. Reservations suggested. Casual attire, jeans acceptable.

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