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Villaggio Ristorante

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102 Flagship Dr, Lutz, FL 33549-5457
+1 813-949-0572
17:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 17:00 - 22:30
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Tampa, Florida
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to return and give Vallagio's another try. The service has only gotten worse. I had the same waiter that disappointed me the last time. We had to ask the manager three times to get him to come to our table. I also had the Crabmeat Vallatore and found maybe three pieces of crabmeat . The veal Parmigiana was... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Fantastic atmosphere for a true Italian rest. Outside not so impressive, but once you enter your in little Italy. Food was very authentic, with the pasta dishes cooked to perfection. The veil piccata right on point. Pasta cooked al dented and fresh. The soups were very good as well. The wait staff were like family and not employees. Was greeted... More 

1 Thank Joseph A
Level Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have dined here many times over the years. The food is consistently excellant. Always ask what the specials are. Live music on the weekend. Reasonable $$.

Thank adfb1818
Lutz, Florida
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A bit of a hole in the wall if you are used to chain restaurants. On a busy night parking can be problematic. But the food makes up for it. I have never had manicotti in my life and I have eaten a lot of Italian. My husband had the lasagna and it was fantastic too. I would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Kathryn M
Lutz, Florida
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Tampa and the best in north Tampa. The Red sauce is incredible.

Thank knowitall67
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Where do I begin? We arrived at 8:05. They said it would be a 20 minute wait. Great! Then it went downhill from there. Seated at 8:23 The male hostess/manager approached at 8:45 to at least take a drink order. Drinks arrived at 9:00! Over 30 minutes just to receive a drink only! Server finally arrived at 9:15 to greet... More 

2 Thank Reese5033
Tampa, Florida
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83 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Villaggio is a quaint and cosey Italian restaurant located in a small slightly rural town of Lutz, about 20 minutes from Tampa Palms. Well worth the drive. When you walk in you feel that you're in Italy greeted by friendly inviting Italian waiters. At times there is live entertainers. Tonight a harpist played soothing music. Other times you could hear... More 

Thank gerald s
Tampa, Florida
Level Contributor
57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

As a frequent customer I hate having to say how disappointed I was with the service. Knowing it was Gasparilla weekend they could have been prepared.Our waiter was very pleasant but rarely seen. It appeared that he had tables all over the restaurant. He took our order, and then a young man brought the food. He never returned to ask... More 

1 Thank Seniortraveler123
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171 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Well established restaurant that escaped our attention until tonight. Very friendly and attentive staff from the owner who greeted us upon arrival to the girls who cleared our table. Most seemed to be Italian speakers. Cozy interior with lots of paneling and dimmed lighting. Comfortable seating. Excellent wine list that supplements the multiple house wines. We had an appetizer of... More 

Thank Pisendel
Lutz, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Once for dinner with my wife. Ordered Veal Marsala. It tasted heavily of "freezer burn". I complained and I recd a new meal which was OK. This never should have happened. The second time, we decided to try the Take Out Pizza. We checked the www menu and the Prices. I then called and ordered the pie. At the restaurant,... More 

1 Thank thomascJ2020FS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Flagship Dr, Lutz, FL 33549-5457
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lutz
  • Phone Number: +1 813-949-0572
Authentic Italian food. This restaurant has been at this location for more than 20 years. A local favorite, it has it's regulars and has stayed in business because of the quality food and the very warm and friendly staff. And everyone gets to know Giuseppe, the owner.

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