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Violino Gastronomia Italiana

4.4
4.4
1595 Reviews
CAN$31 to CAN$50
Italian
This intimate, family-owned Ristorante is one of the finest Italian eateries in Alberta.
Violino has the reputation as being one of the most respected and influential Italian restaurant in Edmonton.
The welcoming atmosphere and the sophisticated cuisine steeped in the rich tradition of Italian food culture, refined Violino as an authentic Italian restaurant.
Violino specializes in the rich food and wine culture from Italian Peninsula, creating refined but unfussy food served in a lively intimate atmosphere accompanied with a comprehensive wine list.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 7 times today
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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Canadian

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Tue–Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (780) 757-8701

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Elegant restaurant located in downtown, perfect for intimate gatherings and business meetings to spectacular events, you will enjoy the incredible service and food in a welcoming and sophisticated Italian oasis.Ideally located steps away from shopping,hotels.

  • Private party contact

    Adrian Solomon-Manager: (844) 639-6748

  • Neighbourhood

    Glenora

  • Cross Street

    Jasper Avenue with 124 Street

  • Parking Details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Kosher, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,595 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Edmonton

    Italian

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  1. B

    Barbara

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Warmly welcomed and given the best patio table. Our server Joan was tremendously helpful with cocktail, wine and food choices, all which were excellent. Best of all this restaurant believes in relaxed dining without giving a time limit.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Outstanding. Both server and Host were Great, food fantastic…an all around Wonderful evening and experience. Molto Bene!!!
  3. F

    Frannie

    Edmonton

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely environment!
  4. RG

    RosemarieG

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I have 3 top restaurants in my excellent categories. Violino Gastronomia is one of them.
  5. ZF

    ZhongquanF

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    very good,highly recommended
  6. PP

    PatP

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall3food5service4ambience4
    Noticed the left over pieces of tape and distance signage on the floor of patio. It only needed to be lifted up. Sign of management. Food was excellent as always
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2022

    overall2food1service5ambience1
    Glen the waiter was very helpful and his service was very good. The price of the food was ridiculous, a small piece of lobster in a mush of pea’s corn and cheese. I thought I was eating pablum. One good point the wine was priced the same as other dining establishments we have enjoyed. We were sat in a dark corner and I faced a wall with a mirror for the entire meal. $ 190.00 was money not well spent. Doubt we will return.
  8. JH

    JaredH

    Edmonton

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 21, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience3
    The most disappointed we have ever been in a restaurant. I don’t mind paying good money for good food and wine but, our food was bland and our wine was not much better then apothic for $77 (extremely warm). I can honestly say the Olive Garden would have been much better and that’s not saying much! Save yourself $200 and try somewhere else!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We had a delicious Anniversary meal. Both daily specials were tasty and nicely presented.
  10. M

    Mack

    Edmonton

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    It was the best chicken I ever tasted Price was a bit pricey. But the food was delicious. We loved the cheese wheel!
  11. DD

    DDaws

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service where both excellent. This was the third time we have celebrated a special occasion there. Will definitely go again.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very nice place. We will return.
  13. B

    Bard

    Edmonton

    42 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on July 10, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Fun, somewhat “old school” atmosphere. Probably hasn’t changed much in many years. Food is quite good. Service last night started off well, but then we didn’t see our server for quite a while. (We we’re in no rush but we wanted to order more wine). We asked who we believe runs or owns the restaurant as he walked by, service picked up significantly after that. Good food, good value, we will be back. If the weather allows, we hope to try the patio, fingers crossed!
  14. EM

    ElizabethM

    Surrey

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    It was an extremely busy night. So we felt service was a little slow. We waited a while before anyone asked if we wanted a drink. Other than that everything was fantastic. We are not complaining about the service just felt you should know. In our opinion we are just thrilled to see you are busy again after the pandemic. Our fave restaurant in town, welcome back to normal life. Thank you for adding bread pudding for free. You are a great restaurant. A huge YES to letting everyone know you are there.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had ana amazing time here. The food was amazing and we had an amazing chianti
  16. Z

    Zbynio

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were exceptionally good. Descent selection of wine. Tasteful decor together with quiet music formed elegant atmosphere. We will come again for sure.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Anniversary. Lovely evening
  18. MJ

    MichaelJ

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience4
    Everything was lacking, including forgetting our reservation note request, unacceptable. Especially considering the exuberant prices for what you get and the large gratuities expected.
  19. DW

    DanW

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    The Caesar salad was a sizeable portion that can feed three or four. The surf and turf special was delicious. My wife enjoyed the production for the fettuccine and the "wheel of cheese". Overall a terrific experience and will be visiting again soon!
  20. CF

    ClaireF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 28, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent environment, so warm and inviting. Food was incredible, and staff was very welcoming. You MUST eat there!!
  21. AK

    AmandaK

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The perfect date night spot! Quiet and elegant. Service was welcoming and informative. The pace in which the food was brought out was excellent. Delicious food and wonderful variety of wine.
  22. RD

    RebeccaD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Went here Wednesday, June 22, 2022 for an early birthday dinner with my fiancé and his parents. It was mine and my fiancé second time there and their first time there. We all agreed the overall ambiance was very romantic quiet and nice. The food is a little bit pricey but you get what you pay for. The service was friendly and very knowledgeable. The drinks were very nice as well. Overall we had a very delightful time and it is a great place for a romantic feel as well special occasions. My only personal downside was in between each course was a little bit of a longer wait time in normal but overall we were very satisfied.
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    If you love Italian, or just amazing food this is the place to go. We have been here a few times and we leave full and never disappointed. Our waiter was Glen and he went out of his way to ensure everything was perfect, and our table was happy. We were celebrating my daughters graduation from University, Glen came out of the back with a dessert for her and made her feel extra special. Won’t be the last time I come to eat at Violino’s.
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience5
    I have been here lots but this time seemed a bit worse. We had our bottle of sparkling water spilled on the table and us. We were not told the specials for the evening and they screwed up both our 50$ steaks. Which they replaced just the meat for 1 of them and had no manager come over and talk to us to apologize or anything and didn't offer us any compensation for the mishap.
  25. D

    Davidalan

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience1
    Dinner started off with an oil and vinegar bread dip. The bread that was served was quite hard and stale. We ordered a lobster artichoke dip as a starter and it had no lobster in it. The mojitos we ordered were wildly expensive 34 dollars for two, i ordered chicken fettuccine and it was quite bland very under salted and the chicken was dry. We sat on the patio on a warm day 21 degrees with no breeze and they had their large patio heater on. It was very hot and uncomfortable. Other patrons asked one of the servers to please turn it off and they were told no. The servers were not overly friendly. Over all a large let down and a poor value. We will not be giving this place a second chance and for that reason would not recommend
  26. RM

    RickM

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanks so much for a wonderful dining experience. Our server is the best and the food and atmosphere is outstanding. Our server, so sorry her name escapes me (Regina, from Romania??) is so super friendly. Can't wait to see you again and try the tableside fettuccini! Have a great trip to Romania and will book again with Violino in September once our family is back to Edmonton. Rick
  27. y

    yeglove

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, lovely atmosphere, we are already looking for a reason to go back!
  28. h

    happydiner

    Edmonton

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We went for a family celebration and had a wonderful evening. The service was fantastic, and a lovely touch was the sparkler with dessert!
  29. g

    gratefuledmontonian

    Edmonton

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was a most relaxing, tasty, well-served meal. Our waitress was well-informed about which menu items I could order (to deal with my health issues), and presentation of the delicious meal was excellent. The calm atmosphere made for a delightful dining experience. After several years of COVID isolation, this dining adventure was a perfect outing! The spacing between tables was perfect. Such a delight to be in such a welcoming place!
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Overall amazing experience, they brought out a birthday dessert and while we couldn’t have the cheese wheel brought to the table because we were outside they came and got us so we could go in and watch it happen!
  31. S

    Sharon

    Toronto

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Spent the evening celebrating our anniversary. Service pleasant and well paced, patio comfortable, food was delicious.
  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 29, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great food. Good service.
  33. AD

    AudreyD

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing staff, amazing food, really nice place and 100% worthy
  34. E

    Eunice

    Edmonton

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    As always the service was great, caring but not intrusive. Food was delicious and the portions were generous. The atmosphere is nice, not fancy, and you are able to carry on a conversation in a normal tone of voice which is pleasant when you are trying to enjoy your meal and your companion.
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Edmonton

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was spectacular!
  36. R

    Rango

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was amazing! Chef also prepared family style salad & bruschetta dishes to share instead of individual plates!
  37. SP

    SavouryPalate

    Edmonton

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 19, 2022

    overall4food4service2ambience5
    The server was rude and not very gracious when one of the two pastas was undercooked. Felt very awkward and not welcoming.
  38. JC

    JohnC

    Edmonton

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great service and the food was good. Nice atmosphere so overall a great dining experience.
  39. KE

    KenE

    Calgary

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on May 15, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We celebrated our anniversary and as always food and service was excellent!
  40. WK

    WnKLim

    Edmonton

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    The space was tight though ambience is cozy. We ordered a seafood platter and a couple of glasses of wine. The seafood was ok, not spectacular, only have 2 scallops and 2 prawns plus 2 deep fried crab cakes and deep fried calamari. The plate was $48. A glass of Pinot Grigio was $14.95.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Protective equipment

    • Waitstaff wear masks
    • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Violino Gastronomia Italiana does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes. Violino Gastronomia Italiana also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (780) 757-8701.

Violino Gastronomia Italiana is rated 4.4 stars by 1595 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 7 times today
Google Map for Violino Gastronomia Italiana

10133 125 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T5N 1S7

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Jasper Avenue with 124 Street

  • Neighbourhood

    Glenora

  • Hours of Operation

    Dinner Tue–Sat 3:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Canadian

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress Code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking Details

    Private Lot

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Kosher, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (780) 757-8701

  • Private party facilities

    Elegant restaurant located in downtown, perfect for intimate gatherings and business meetings to spectacular events, you will enjoy the incredible service and food in a welcoming and sophisticated Italian oasis.Ideally located steps away from shopping,hotels.

  • Private party contact

    Adrian Solomon-Manager: (844) 639-6748

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