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About Villa Firenze

Since 1991 Villa Firenze restaurant has provided a welcoming, elegant, and reliable dining experience. It is renowned for its signature Portobello Mushroom dish, and its fabulous home style Italian cooking.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
between 4th St NE and Edmonton Trail NE

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$30 and under

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(403) 264-4297

Website:
http://www.villafirenze.ca/

Private Party Facilities:
Villa Firenze offers exceptional catering and engaging service that will make your event stand out from the rest. We are dedicated to providing a personalized planning experience in order to create the most memorable event.

Private Party Contact:
Private Dining Coordinator: (877) 648-1306

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Full Bar, Private Room, Wine

Villa Firenze Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.7

Service

4.8

Ambience

4.6

Value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (21)
Good for a Date (16)
Authentic (15)
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Worth the Drive (14)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Romance (13)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Cozy (10)
Business Meals (9)
Neighbourhood Gem (9)
Lunch (6)
Pre/post-theatre (6)
Group Bookings (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Casual (2)
Child-Friendly (2)
Great Beer (2)
Brunch (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Gluten-Free Options (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
People Watching (1)
Tapas (1)
Fun (1)
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Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food, service, ambience were all great. Hope to be back soon.

Tags: Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 24, 2017

Unfortunately they did not have a table on time for our reservation. They were apologetic and made efforts to make it right. The food and service was phenomenal. I would highly recommend this restaurant and hope to visit again soon.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value3

 
·Dined on September 23, 2017

The mushroom appitizer is why we chose this place for dinner for my hubbys birthday, it is his fave dish ever. However nothing else was up to par, we made the reservation on open table and showed up on time and were told prior to being seated we would have to leave the restraunt by 7pm as they needed the table for someone else, this turned me off of the place instantly. We got seated and were given menus and placed drink orders, then placed our meal orders, they really rushed us along. My hubbys and my dish came out 10 minutes before the other 2 meals at our table did, so ours got cold while we politely waited for the other peoples meals to come. We were never asked if we wanted another drink when our glasses were empty, we were made to feel like hurry eat and get out. Then we had dessert and sat at the table for 30 minutes waiting for a server to come by to bring us the bill, finally I was able to flag someone down and they said yes why are you still here, do you need something from us...I said we are waiting for the bill...she said oh, ok.
So the rushed us, service stunk, 1/2 our meals were cold, no refil or option for more than 1 drink each and then forgotten and made to sit and wait for the bill. Very disappointed and we wont be going back, not even for the famous mushroom dish myh hubby loves.

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great food, great service

Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 22, 2017

A good find close to downtown and easy access. Food good , great flavours. We liked they offered specials and waiters knew their menu. Noise level med to high but people were having fun!

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Great Beer, Casual
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great food and fabulous service! Our server was very personable with a great sense of humour. Lots of menu choices with gluten free options available. The mushroom risotto was flavourful . Most of our group had the portobello mushroom appetizer and everyone really enjoyed it.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 16, 2017

We love it there, food is always excellent

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 15, 2017

So very accommodating. I had goofed and made the reservation for 6 of us and there were 8 of us. No problem, they took a minute and got us set up. Now our hostess did say that if it was a Friday or Saturday night, it may not have been possible. So friendly, food is outstanding and a great ambiance. Made our celebration so special.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 14, 2017

The Usual...excellent food and excellent service. Mushroom Caps, must try.

Tags: Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 14, 2017

The staff and ownership make you feel so welcome. Service is excellent and food is even better.
It is always a treat to go to Villa Firenza!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We love Villa Firenze. The Portabella Mushroom is to "die" for... We brought our friends and it was their 1st visit and now is one of their favourite restaurants..

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
·Dined on September 10, 2017

service is very good, friendly, informative, efficient,,, they have the timing down for most people, (time between each of -drinks -appetizers -main and deserts)

not recommended for those who wish to eat quickly and run on to other activities,

relax and enjoy

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on September 9, 2017

Amazing experience from start to finish! Our waiter was incredible - he provided great recommendations and exemplary service. The portobello mushroom appetizer was to die for and our meals did not disappoint. 10/10, would recommend to anyone!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Worth the Drive
Food2
Ambience3
Service3
Value2

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Of the 6 meals that were ordered, 2 were of poor quality. The Pesto linguini was below average, and I did not finish it. When the waiter asked why I hadn't eaten the pasta, I explained that the noodles were undercooked and they were sitting in oil and really just noodles in a pool of oily green goo. When I told the waiter what I didn't like about the dish, he said that they make the noodles from scratch and cook them al dente and that was supposed to be that way. He was sorry we didn't like it, but he did nothing about it. He charged both of us for it. $40 for both for plain hard undercooked noodles and oily sauce. Not much for pine nuts either. Not much flavour.
I would not recommend this dish at all.
What I would recommend is the caesar salad. It was excellent.
Over all a very expensive restaurant and I didn't like how it was handled.
Most restaurants I know would not charge you for the meal and take it off the bill. Not this one.
So I was surprised, but didn't make a big deal out of it as it was my son's birthday (he had the other pesto linguini, so his birthday meal was not a good one).

Tags: Tapas, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Best Italian restaurant in town

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Love this place. Food is great and staff are very friendly. Also has ample parking which doesn't happen often these days.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on September 2, 2017

First time at the restaurant and its truly a gem in the city. 1st class service and some of the best food in the city. We will definitely be returning soon.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Amazing service & exceptional food!! Very accommodating for families with young kids.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Kid-friendly
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value3

 
·Dined on August 17, 2017

Very nice place. The table close to bar and kitchen access should be out. Too many times my server and others banged my chair. We will come back.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience3
Service5
Value2

 
 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on August 17, 2017

The food was fantastic. The building was interesting. The only negative was that the mushroom appetizer, which was very tasty, was $18.50 for a single mushroom top. The entrees were large and a great value for the quality and size.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5

 
·Dined on August 17, 2017

Everything was great! We had a very tight schedule and let our server know, she was excellent. Our food came quickly and we were able to take our time. Also, the portabello mushroom appy was amazing!!!!

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (México)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Excellent food as always,and the service and ambience makes for a great place for conversation. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Cozy, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
Food4
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
·Dined on August 10, 2017

My friends and I love Villa Firenze! Service is always excellent, food is great and a nice warm atmosphere.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Best Italian cuisine in the City of Calgary. Great atmosphere, exceptional food! I've been going to this restaurant for nearly 20 years and had my wedding rehearsal dinner in their banquet facility and the quality hasn't slipped once in 20 years!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on June 27, 2017

We hosted a business dinner for 8 here recently. The food was outstanding and so was the service and atmosphere.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Business Meals, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on June 22, 2017

The best Italian food in the city! Never disappoints with the fresh in house made pasta.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Nothing tops villa firenze for the best Italian in town. We have been going for years and are never disappointed. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting delicious food in a lovely environment. Hope they last forever.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Comfort Food, Cozy, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on June 15, 2017

As usual Villa Firenze did not disappoint! Excellent food, wonderful staff and service. You couldnt ask for more!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Always a treat to come here, Pina always goes the extra mile for us, I told her I had a craving for her mother's fancy spaghetti, she called her mom and got the recipe and Joe made it for me. Serving are large, we always take some home, the porta Bella mushroom was a great hit with our guests. Still my favourite restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on June 6, 2017

Outside of a trip to Italy (or maybe God-forbid to Toronto), this is as good Italian fare as can be found anywhere. Plus, the owner/server makes the atmosphere friendly and accommodating to all individuals, no matter what age. I'm a committed 'repeater' for this Villa.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
Food4
Ambience4
Service3
Value3

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 26, 2017

The staff seem to have additude, not sure I like that. Over confident on who Villa F is and I should be happy to be there.

Tags: Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Fantastic experience! Our server Ricardo was a gem and a pleasure to interact with. He had great recommendations and was very amicable throughout the night even though we were there passed closing time.

Food was amazing from appetizers to the pasta and dessert! The features were delicious and our Italian vegetarian friend absolutely relished (and ravished) everything. We left happy, full and euphoric from the experience. Definitely recommended for a family or intimate group of friends.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Excellent attention + service. Delicious food + pleasant ambiance. I loved absolutely in this Restaurant

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Once again, a special meal for the family. It's our #1 choice for dinners in YYC

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fun, Romantic, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Amazing food and amazing service I. The heart of bridgeland! Honestly the most amazing portabello mushroom appetizer ever!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 13, 2017

We found our server, a man from Portugal, attentive, knowledgeable about the menu and just a super nice man who had a smile on his face all night long. He deserves Kudos from the owners.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Last night I got to visit Villa Firenze Restaurant in Bridgeland - WOW! It was the most amazing meal I've had out in quite some time! The atmostphere was nice, the restaurant wasnt overly crowded and the service and food were stupendous! A wonderful glass of Reisli!ng White complemented the meal I can't wait to go back

Tags: Authentic, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 12, 2017

This was our first time & it will certainly not be our last, as we found the service (Pina) to be fantastic. The menu gives you a lot of choices. You've got to try their signature appy ( Mushroom Button with the Chef's special sauce. It was cozy, romantic & has authentic Italian cuisine. We're coming back for "Father's Day". Absolutely loved the service, especially with Pina as our server. The wine tasting was a very nice touch.

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Fun
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Calgary)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Second time we've been here, amazing food and service.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Very good food and service will recommend and we will be back to the restaurant

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Good for Anniversaries

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