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Ortygia

1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
+1 941-741-8646
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
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1 - 10 of 411 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The meal was outstanding, and the host was entertaining. Don't be mislead by the neighborhood, this is a don't miss dining experience!

Thank Ann_T_69
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My wife & I stop by to see our friend play at Ortygia. We stood at the door while the wait staff ran by several times. Finally one asked what our reservation was under. We stated we had just stopped by to see the band...More

Thank Shawn B
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry for your inconvenience. but unfortunately most tables were reserved and those who did reserve will always be taken care of first. Please do make reservations next time. Even though you were a bit displeased at the way in which you were initially...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful dinner my husband and I had. From the appetizers, entree and desserts , wine, couldn't have been better. We asked Chef to pick our entire meal, it was perfect. We sat at a cozy table for two. Service was excellent and music...More

Thank Rockymed
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Happy anniversary!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

If you live in Bradenton you know about the Village of the Arts area and you probably know about Ortygia. The food is always fresh and delicious. They have a good wine list. The prices are reasonable. The menu is inventive. The chef and staff...More

Thank sueffla
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are very appreciative of your support!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

...off the charts. OK, well three. This ratio is my personal indicator. Those who rate a restaurant as "Good" are ambivalent, somewhere between "Excellent" and "Average." This place has a (deserved) abundance of excellent and very few (just) good; patrons didn't hesitate to give credit...More

Thank WarehamPunter
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you so much for your "excellent" review. Looking forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

loved it no words can explain how great this resturant is. the waitresses manager and cook where very kind and knew what they where doing. chef was very welcoming and made this visit feel like a home cooked meal. i will definitly come back a...More

Thank mike3603
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

even in Summer with a limited menu - dinner was amazing ... I had the chicken marsala, but my husbands pasta with brussel sprouts were the bomb. both appetizers eggplant meatballs and the fresh coates's salad with Guy's homemade mozzarella ... awesome! of course the...More

Thank Jayne K
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

Eat in Ortygia a lot and LOVE it. Chef Guy, the owner, is so friendly and caring and it definitely carries over to his food quality and presentation. Live music on the weekend--and Chef Guy plays the harmonica with the guitarist--great combination! Unique, charming little...More

Thank BarbieDoll2013
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We are locals and Ortygia is our go to spot for authentic, delicious Italian. Everything tastes fresh, the service is friendly and unrushed and Chef Gaetano is a doll. I recommend the Timbalo or whatever the special is - we have never been anything but...More

1  Thank Love2TravelSRQ
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived Ortygia without a reservation shortly after they opened. They were fully booked, but they were still were able to accommodate us. We had a wonderful meal and wine, and the atmosphere was wonderful - with live music, periodically accompanied by the chef on...More

1  Thank ariane a
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-741-8646
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Description
At Ortygia Restaurant in our artsy 1920's vintage bungalow we offer a unique, culinary experience. Located just minutes from downtown Bradenton. We offer French/Sicilian cuisine in a small, intimate, indoor or outdoor setting. Where many venues offer an array of glitz and glitter, the attraction of Ortygia is its eclectic charm, unparalleled backdrop, the beauty of nature and an abiding sense of La Bella Vita! Add the ambiance of candles, torches, lights, music and laughter, Ortygia glows with its own brand of beauty that lures people back over and over again. Our distinctive and exceptional cuisine is just another reason so many individuals choose Ortygia to host their special events.
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