Villa Napoletana
Villa Napoletana

Villa Napoletana

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.villanapoletana.com/
  • Phone: 4137320800
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Villa Napoletana
“The combination of exquisite food, superb service and excellent ambiance all create an experience you will never forget.” Since 1998, Villa Napoletana has offered the finest southern Italian cuisine, service and atmosphere to people who enjoy dining out. Villa Napoletana is committed to selecting only the freshest ingredients available. To them it is a constant culinary challenge to bring customers the finest food that can be provided. They look forward to serving their customers with innovative specials and they pay particular attention to details.
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Villa Napoletana reviews from OpenTable diners
12 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food4.2
    Service4
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (7)neighborhood gem (7)fit for foodies (6)good for groups (5)romantic (5)notable wine list (4)vibrant bar scene (3)kid-friendly (1)great for lunch (1)hot spot (1)Show More
  • Problems with 2 dishes.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    One of the dishes had the wrong pasta and had to wait for it to be replaced. Pasta was not cooked enough probably because it was rushed out too soon. Other dish had too much sauce eventhough it had been requested to be with VERY light sauce.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food!
    dininglady
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The menu had so many choices It was tough to make a decision! I ordered the Veal Francese and it was yummy! My hubby had the delmonico steak. It was done perfectly.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    excellent food and service the many times we have been there
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very enjoyable
    CountessVIP
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Our server Ray was terrfic. He recommended a Wonderful A'bruzzo. Had a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    We had a great time and the food was great! Service was good but after dinner did not see him much. It took longer to check out then it did ordering. It may have been that there was a lite staff and he had other tables. Overall, we were very happy.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The food was excellent, the service was beyond expectation, overall a wonderful experience
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not up to the referral we got.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Went for 35th anniversary on recommendation of a friend who has been many times. Found service very slow, but very courteous. Veal trio dish was VERY scant on a piece of veal cutlet..it was just over the size of a silver dollar at best. Really? My lobster ravioli were good but the sauce wasn't light as stated..it was full alfredo. For a special dinner...disappointed...won't go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 5 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 19, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.6
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4
    • Service4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 33 reviews are from the Villa Napoletana reviews archive.
  • best Italian , hands down
    foodie232VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    This by far is the best Italian restaurant in the area, I frequently eat here, the food here is always consistently good, comes out hot and the service is impeccable, the key to a successful restaurant is consistency, this is exactly what this restaurant has
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Was seated at a table near the doors to the kitchen so wait staff was constantly rushing by our table. Cold air was constantly blowing. Service was very, very slow. Appetizer was very good but salad was frozen and too cold to eat. Waitress said others had complained about the same thing. It took so long for our food/meal to come that our bottle of wine was almost gone by the time the main course arrived. Ordered another glass (which was supposed to be the same as the bottle but it was something different) but it arrived at the end of the meal. We asked to cancel but it was too late and we were charged for it. This was our 2nd time there. First time the service was slow and it was cold inside but food was decent. Won't be back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Italian Food!
    Welovefood
    Dined on 4/25/2014
    The food served at this restaurant is of the highest quality. The menu is extensive. The food is reasonably priced, especially in light of the generous servings. Our server, Laura, was extremely attentive. She kept checking in with us to make sure all was satisfactory. Other servers were equally excellent. Our water glasses were always filled. Bread and olive oil was brought to our table immediately. When we did not like the first table that was offered another was found for us. The only criticism we had was that the live music (which was excellent) was too loud for a good dining experience. When others complained, the volume was set at a more appropriate level. We would definitely recommend this restaurant without hesitation. Great food!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a great dinner. Our table
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    Had a great dinner. Our table was set up and waiting for us when we arrived...nice touch! Our server Katie did a very nice job in walking us through the menu and made some great suggestions. We started with the tortalenni and broda soup which was served very hot and was very flavorful. We both enjoyed and would have it again. I am the chicken Caesar salad for dinner and my wife had a stuffed chicken dish that was very tasty with a stuffing of cheese and Italian ham and mushrooms. Finished the meal with a shared piece of moulton fallen chocolate cake...a nice ending to a good meal thanks as always!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • meh
    disappointed
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    2nd trip there;( first great, amazing).We arrived at 7, to find a local radio station having an event & it was LOUD. even in dining room could not get away from the noise. surprising on a weekend night that they would book space til 7 PM for such an event. Then in the bar,was a marginal vocal/keyboard duo singing.. way too loud for dinner music. We had to yell to hear each other. On to the food. guys got the special (ribeye & it was grisly.. not what you'd expect from a $25 entree. My dessert was frozen before,pretty sure.. had that freezer taste. pretty disappointed.. loved the place 1st time there. Our server(Aaron) was great though- oh well. (And we're not picky diners) Now i know why the reviews are all over the place. Inconsistent.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Goodtime
    NiteOut4us
    Dined on 2/28/2014
    We had a wonderful experience. Food was great, servers were charming. Online reservations a plus!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Typical italian fare
    Resourceress
    Dined on 2/21/2014
    The menu was extensive but rather boring. The food was too rich and too oily. Nice neighborhood ambiance, polite and efficient servers.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Menu came up short
    Michael
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    I took my Fiancé' to dinner. We were informed the had a Special Menu for Valentine's. I ordered my dinner only to find out they did not have this selection anymore (ran out), this should had been disclosed once we were handed the menus. The swordfish I ordered did not taste fresh; I speared the fish in the center and could lift the entire fish off the plate. It should have broken apart easily. My Fiancé enjoyed her dish. Villa will not be my first choice next time we dine out.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fix the vents
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Overall I am satisfied with the dinning experience , but both times I went there it seems that I get the bad tables where the vents blew cold air on us , I asked to be moved but they said they couldn't move us , not sure why that was because we saw other empty tables that remained empty throughout our time there , then to top it all off I saw other people come in after us who sat at a drafty table who got moved immediately , the service on my 2nd visit was not as top notch as the first time , it seamed that we were a after thought , however it was busy that night and I do understand that the server had other tables , our waitress did not check back on us to see if the meal was to our liking, and was not very attentive,
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good standard italian with twist
    Julsofthenile
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    Warm fresh bread with dipping oil. Fair sized portions. Food was good, price was adequate. Not your spaghetti and meatballs type of place… Although with 24 hours notice, they will make you any Italian dish you like. Nicely priced wine list. We had dinner before a paint and wine thing. We would go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food & atmosphere
    Dans
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Went here for date night and loved the atmosphere. Food was very good and service was great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • " The Villa"
    Maggie
    Dined on 1/29/2014
    I had booked the "Villa" for an office event and was extremely pleased with the service and menu. The menu was varied and allowed many choices...even for the pickiest of eaters. Chef Nick did a wonderful job!!! The food was excellent along with a beautiful presentation. Our servers, Laura and another whose name was not mentioned attended to our every request. I will definitely use the Villa again for our small functions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK :/
    Blondie
    Dined on 1/26/2014
    We chose VN for a friend's birthday celebration because we had such great past experiences at this restaurant. Tonight it was not overly crowded and the food AND service were far below par. Still deciding if we will go back since there are so many other restuarants in the area that are consistently fantastic.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    foodie
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    The service was horrible and incredibly slow. We asked for pepper on our salads, as other waiters were giving their patrons freshly ground pepper, and 10 minutes later (after we'd finished our salads) someone came over and plunked a salt and pepper shaker down on the table and left. The steaks were delicious, but the sides were bland.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Evening Out
    Janie
    Dined on 1/18/2014
    Our group quiet enjoyed our experience. The atmosphere is eye appealing and comfortable. The food was very good as we'll. afterwards drinks in the bar area was nice.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Salty!
    Snickers
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Food was okay, nothing special. We found our dinners to be overly salty to our liking. Delmonico steak was fatty. Chicken was slightly over done, dry, even with the mushroom sauce, which again was very salty! I'm one who normally will salt my food, good thing I chose to taste my meal first, otherwise I would have definately not enjoyed my meal.
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  • Great food, great service
    dinenpoop
    Dined on 1/8/2014
    My girlfriend and I came here for our 6 month anniversary and it was great. The food was wonderful and reasonably priced and we will definitely be going there again in the future.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love the Villa!
    AnnLB
    Dined on 12/29/2013
    Recently, I brought my 9 year old to a Paint Scene Mom & Me painting event at Villa Napoletana and we also made reservations for dinner afterward. Before painting we sat at the bar for a hot cocoa, cappuccino and appetizer. Delicious! Andy, the bartender, was very personable and attentive. After the class, we sat down in the dining room for a wonderful dinner. The fettuccini alfredo was very tasty. What I like most about Villa is that you can come there and sit at the cozy bar with friends to chat and have a beverage, you can bring your family enjoy conversation and a great meal, AND you can have a romantic date night. I've done all three and Villa is versatile and fits all those occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    We had an excellent Christmas Eve meal at Villa Napoletana. The food was wonderful and the server was very attentive. When you arrive at the restaurant, the outside appearance leaves a little to be desired, but once you step inside, you are transported to an excellent Italian restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice experience!
    Abbe
    Dined on 11/22/2013
    We had a very good meal with outstanding service and look forward to returning for another occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • food with love ...
    foodie12
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    It's like going to your aunts house for dinner - comfortable and delicious !
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not a good night
    tommac
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    We had been here before with excellent service. The food this time as good as usual, but service was not good. Maybe they had a different chef. The service was S.....L.......O.......W. Waitress kept apologizing for slow service. Other patrons wre complaining as well. We will go back at some point. Not anytime soon.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wow!
    amschool
    Dined on 10/24/2013
    From the Cannoli Martini to the cannoli dessert, the food was delicious!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food... not good service
    admiral
    Dined on 10/2/2013
    I will say that the food was very well prepared. However, the service was incredibly lacking. Just as one example our waitress came by our table 4 times and each time told us she was getting our bread. She then proceeded to take care of other tables each time. Finally, after 30 minutes and her 5th promise to get our bread she remembered to bring it. The band/singers in the bar area were absolutely aweful. They totally destroyed any hope of romantic ambiance in the restaurant. I can't imagine why this restaurant would allow them to play and sing. Side note... it was obvious the hostess/waitress had not been properly trained on the open table reservation system... it took her over 5 minutes just to find our reservation in the system.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Night out
    tommac
    Dined on 9/28/2013
    My wife and I decided to go to Villa Napoletana one Saturday night for a nice dinner. Well the food was fantastic. From the appetizer of Clams casino to the Entrée, everything was fantastic. The Hostess was the only dark spot on the night. She was not friendly, didn't smile and seemed like she just didn't want to be there. Our waiter Dan was fantastic! Knowledgeable, friendly and very professional. All in all a very good experience, minus the hostess!
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Neighborhood restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/21/2013
    Good service,accommodating to my needs. Food good,salad and bread better than most.Takes reservations important to me.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food good service
    Diner1956
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    We had diner for four. All meals were very good service was good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our first visit . Food was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2013
    Our first visit . Food was very good and staff attentive without being overwhelming. The room was cold. Overall experience was very good would go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious!
    CountessVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2013
    Food is excellent. There are not many consistent and dleicious Italian but Villa Napoletana does an exceptional job. Our party of 3 with an 8:45 reservation were well taken care of and our waitress suggested a lovely 'house' white which we all enjoyed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I went with 2 other people.
    BettyBoop13
    Dined on 6/29/2013
    I went with 2 other people. I enjoyed my ravoli stuffed with mushrooms and my daughter enjoyed her meal.. My sister ordered something called spaghetti Carbonara. The spaghetti was dry and the prosciutto was all fat. She didn't taste any cheese/egg sauce. She asked for tomato sauce. The dipping bread was kinda of stale. The Tortellini soup for my sister had frozen noodles and didn't taste right. There was too much vinegar in the dipping bread oil. However, the waitress was very nice and efficient. I liked the way the restaurant was decorated.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anniversary
    Suetwin
    Dined on 6/27/2013
    The reservation process was great, the staff was extremely accommodating and we all would gladly return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was slow ecspecially
    Rosa
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Service was slow ecspecially odd as they weren't that busy. All in all great place. Carmine makes the best martinis around
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • the veal chop was the best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/29/2012
    the veal chop was the best i ever had. service and preparation brings boston dining to the heart of western mass. 1st class meal in a 5 star joint
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet