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Villa Nova Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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5545 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-1125
+1 614-846-5777
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here with family and found the service to be good and the food to be really good. The portions were definitely large enough to take half home for another meal later. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered and the bread sticks were soft, flavorful and never ending. i had the Gnocchi that came with meatballs. I specifically said I... More 

Thank Nyrken
Columbus, Ohio
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wanted to take an Italian class to Villa Nova for a Sunday dinner. It is a busy time but with 3 hours notice they arranged a table for 15 in the back of the restaurant. The meals are American interpretations of classic Italian staples. The real "Spaghetti alla Carbonara" is listed as "Spaghetti Carabonari, made with capellini and Alfredo sauce",... More 

Thank 608sergios
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had high hopes for this place, but the pizza left me a little disappointed. Its more like a restaurant that happens to have pizza, not a restaurant that is focused on pizza. Nice atmosphere and the place seems to have a lot of history. The pizza in my opinion was average. It reminds me of Tommy's but not quite... More 

Thank Kramson
Columbus, Ohio
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182 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I remembered the my first visit, about 4 years ago being pretty good. It was as crowded as it was today, but that only tells you how good the food/ service is at this restaurant. Waited for a couple of minutes and slowly walked to our table since they were just cleaning it up. The bread was delicious. I had... More 

Thank pixiedreamer
Columbus, Ohio
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

You can't beat this restaurant for real Italian. It gets busy so go early or be prepared to wait. It's like stepping back in time. I don't think it's changed since my first dinner there 35 years ago. That's not a bad thing!

Thank Deber1
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Lunch, bowl of shrimp and sausage gumbo and half sub. Also a wonderful wedding soup. Everyday is different. All soups are delicious .A varied lunch menu also offers a wonderful linguine and clams in a creamy sauce. Salads are included with dinner. Great pizza and attentive service.

Thank Ralph P
Jacksonville, Florida
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115 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My wife and I met her Sister and brother-in-law here for dinner on Wednesday night. It was the first time my wife and I had ever eaten at Villa Nova and we were pleasantly surprised. The food was very good. She had Fettuccini Alfredo and I had the Gnocchi with Meatballs. My wife said that the Fettuccini was very good... More 

Thank billnjax
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Usually crowded but the pizza is always great! The toppings and cheese are the perfect ratio. The décor is different with copper pots all around the restaurant.

Thank Mike W
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

This place has been around for a long time, and I love coming here for any occasion. Their food menu offers great variety, and I've never tried anything I didn't like. A lot of items seem house-made, like sauces and dressings. Their happy hour is one of the best in town!

Thank Monica G
Dublin, Ohio
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

A group of 8 of us visiting the restaurant mid afternoon after a dance performance. We had very efficient, prompt service, although we didn't order a lot of food -- just an appetizer or sandwich. Service was prompt, the waiter made recommendations, and they were willing to write up separate checks for each of us. Payment handling was very quick... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5545 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214-1125
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-846-5777

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