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Ortygia

1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
+1 941-741-8646
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Romantic homey restaurant serving delicious Italian fare. Nice outdoor group area. Nice atmosphere with real sicilian dishes.

Thank richard s
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Totally worth a visit to enjoy a cuisine that is far too rare in this country. The mouth-watering delights emerging from chef Gaetano's kitchen makes one want to ask for more, more and more. Sicily's non-red-sauce dishes are prepared here with obvious love that it...More

Thank kaibab1
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your flattering words. You seem to be quite knowledgeable on Sicilian cuisine. That is a rarity in this part of the world.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Best food in Bradenton. Located in The Village of the Arts which is a nice art community. Romantic dinning rooms with a large wine selection.

Thank tteri81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my meal, we walked in for an early dinner, although I'd recommend a reservation. Had the Pate assortment which was very good. Wine selection is good and even though the menu is small it was well executed and there are solid choices.

Thank wrx2ndregime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner last night at Ortygia the best restaurant in Bradenton!! I had the Timballo de Pene. It was amazing. Gaetano "Guy" the owner/chef is a fabulous cook. He is also a very talented harmonica player. I highly recommend Ortygia if your looking for...More

1  Thank gedavis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a quaint locale. The restaurant is basically a converted cottage with tables set-up in various rooms in the house. We were a party of six and were shown into a back room which already had a party of six or more. We enjoyed the...More

1  Thank Reviewer1939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't let the size of this place fool you! Its a little house located in an area of Bradenton that is being revitalized as a "Arts" neighborhood. We had a fabulous Sicilian dinner, great wine, wonderful service and a fun adventure. Not only does the...More

Thank Suzen G
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this review

Thanks. You guys were awesome. Hope you guys visit again if you are ever back in town.

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit. It could not get any better. The chef was very attentive. It is a small operation and very personal. The wine list is extensive. There is only one beer choice but my husband liked Peroni Beer. We had sword fish....More

Thank Jacalyn D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I went here from Anna Maria island and it was worth the drive. The staff was nice and the food was delicious. The desserts was really good.

Thank SCPirate
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Owner and Chef Guytano creates masterpieces and frequently changes the menu to keep it interesting and wanting more! The live music draws him out of the kitchen and has him joining the band. This quaint but popular spot with the locals should be on your...More

Thank David z
carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the compliment. Glad you enjoyed yourself!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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.