Villa Ravenna Italian Restaurant
Villa Ravenna Italian Restaurant

Villa Ravenna Italian Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.villaravenna.com/
  • Phone: (918) 270-2666
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

    Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Italian, Wild Game
  • Executive Chef: Yani and Sergio Orioli
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Take out.
  • Private Party Facilities: At Villa Ravenna Italian Restaurant, we are committed to providing an impeccable, first-class dining experience through a unique menu, and a great selection of fine wines.
  • Private Party Contact: Sergio Orioli 8772746218
  • Special Events: For our exclusive events which feature 10 course meal and 10 wines, or any other information, contact us at 918-270-2666

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sheridan
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: The Farm shopping center has parking with night security.
A word from Villa Ravenna Italian Restaurant
Authentic Italian restaurant, excellent wine selection.
Italian Owned with hands-on operation
Romantic, table cloth, candlelit atmosphere, professional service .
Seafood, Steaks, Wild Game, Homemade pastas , Home made Limoncello,
Great for business meeting.

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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
Villa Ravenna Italian Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
115 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (75)romantic (70)fit for foodies (61)neighborhood gem (57)notable wine list (51)good for groups (23)great for lunch (11)hot spot (8)kid-friendly (5)late-night find (4)great for outdoor dining (3)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Great Atmosphere/Excellent Food
    Loves2Eat
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    We love Villa Ravenna for all the reasons you go out for dinner, the meal, the service, and the atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious as always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Went to Villa Ravenna for a birthday celebration. Delicious pear/gorgonzola appetizer and the ravioli stuffed with lobster. Great food. Great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Service was excellent. Extensive wine list. Prices range from mid $50 to $200. Good selection of Amarones. Pasta is made on site. Owner is friendly. Limoncello is delicious.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • traveler2VIP
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Very good Italian cuisine. Authentic dishes. We enjoy dining here
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • veal marsala
    lovetodineout88888888
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    My husband and I had veal parmasean & veal marsala. He was very happy, but I was disappointed in the marala, But I am spoiled with New Yark type Italian food and the veal was too thick and the sauce was like gravy with few mushrooms. The veal should be pouned thin, able to cut with a fork and the sauce should be thin. The next table (party of 4) all had prawns and looked fabulous. We wlll go back and try them or the shrimp.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was outstanding!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The good was outstanding. The best Italian food I've ever ate. Will be returning!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic in every way
    Foodluver
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The unlikely location was surpass by the high quality of food and service. It was recommended as the best Italian food in Tulsa, and it lived up to the review. Most of the dishes were $20-25! Anywhere else they would have easily charged $50+ they were so delicious and artfully prepared.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • relaxing dinner
    frinitedining
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The Eggpalnt was amazing. The Chocolate Cake was "to die for". The staff was polite and attentive. The biggest dispointment was the Ceasar Salad the dressing was plain and favorless; the lettice was only the bottom stem which were thick and hard. Compared to the rest of the food the salad was the worse.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tfor2
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    We spent time in Italy a year ago and miss it very much. We were so glad to find Villa Ravenna in Tulsa! We live in Iowa, but frequently visit our daughters who live in Tulsa. We try to dine at Villa Ravenna for special occasions...love it!! Wonderful food, wonderful service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pam's Review
    Turfmom77
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    This was a great experience and the food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Italian Food in Tulsa
    Okiebunnyfoofoo
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Villa Ravenna has become our go to restaurant for every special occasion. In fact it's so good, we often just can't wait for a special occasion to visit. The owner is very friendly and always greets us personally. The staff is efficient and knowledgeable and the food is absolutely divine. Can't wait for the next visit!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very impressed!
    OwassoDiners
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    My husband and I had our anniversary dinner at Villa Ravenna, and it was our first time at the restaurant. I'd highly recommend reservations since they were very busy, even in early evening. I enjoyed the look and feel of the restaurant, and was impressed with the extensive menu. My husband had lobster pasta with a basil tomato sauce, and I had squid ink pasta with various kinds of seafood (shrimp, crab, mussels). Both were outstanding, as were the mussels appetizer and cheesecake. The only drawback was that the service was very slow for us. We waited a long time before being able to order wine, and our appetizer arrived before we were able to order our entrees. Regardless, the overall experience and food were amazing and we'll be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • My wife's favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    This is my wife's favorite place and we enjoy it everytime we visit.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BEST WINE LIST IN TULSA
    PORSCHE997
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    A must visit if you love authentic italian food. We were completely blown away by the quality of the food and the service. Highly, highly recommended. I always ask the waiter to recommend a wine and they have never failed to pick a great one. Delicately balanced flavors and the freshest ingredients. The seafood pasta was simply delicious and the calamari melted in your mouth. Being the highest rated restaurant in Tulsa with Trip Advisor so you must go to Villa Ravenna.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome!
    sireatsoutalot
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Great place in every way. Food is the most authentic Italian I found. I am Itialian and grew up in New York. I haven't tasted better foodwhere anywhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal and service
    Tweet
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Great price for great food, service and wine list. A must return for when we come back in town.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Anniversary Spot!
    Diakat1
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    The old world charm of this cozy restaurant combined with excellent service & outstanding food made a wonderful dining experience for our recent Anniversary celebration! All the food we experienced from the appetizers to dessert was truly exceptional in taste, quality & originality. Our server Cory was very attentive but not intrusive, and very knowledgeable concerning the wine list & menu items. Sergio, the owner, is always present to make sure all his patrons are enjoying their meals and everything runs smoothly.I can see why this is the #1 restaurant in Tulsa on Tripadvisor, it truly lives up to its' reputation! This is our new favorite dining place from now on!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Want a romantic evening?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    I wanted a romantic place for an anniversary dinner, and we hadn't been to Villa Ravenna in a while. It was everything I could have hoped for. The service was excellent and the food was memorable. We had the lamb chops and the wild boar osso bucco. Both were extraordinary, perfectly cooked. The seasonings were complex, but let the flavor of the meat shine through. We had the escargot as an appetizer, and I think it's some of the best in town. And then, of course, there's the limoncello to top the meal off...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sad food
    Norm
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    we ordered pasta and Veil the pasta with the chicken was dry there was no sauce the veil was over cook the pasta on the side was terrible had big cloves of garlic and drenched in olive oil
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love this place...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Villa Ravenna has amazing Italian food. I have loved everything I have tried, and have never been disappointed. The atmosphere is romantic, great for special occasions or if you just want great food. The owner is always polite and you can tel he is passionate about his recipes and restaurant. I have taken many people here and all have loved it. I highly recommend Villa Ravenna.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian in town
    ravennaforever1
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Sergio and Yani run the best restaurant in town - food is absolutely delicious from appetizers to dessert -- We have had dinner there many, many times as a couple, as a family of four to hosting many dinner parties there with 6-10 friends. We have had our Company Christmas Party at Villa Ravenna with upward of 40 people more than once. Fantastic service everytime. Food is hot, service is professional, and Sergio visits the table to ensure we are being cared for properly. We recommend Villa Ravenna to everyone!!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Italian Food in the US
    FoodieFamily
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    We have dined here on several occasions and this last time we were taking two international tennis players who were here for an important tennis tournament. It was a Friday night and it was crowded and loud. We could barely hear our waiter and I'm assuming he could barely hear us. I think that is why our service was so slow. We don't mind waiting for food this delicious but he was inattentive. I had to ask to hear the dinner specials, ask for the appetizer specials, ask for the check, ask for more bread, etc. Because we didn't order a bottle of wine like we normally do, I feel like the service was less than par. Our guests were fluent in Italian but we never had a chance to speak with the owner to tell him how much they loved their food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hidden gem
    Fudizgood
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    I had no idea this restaurant was tucked away where it is! I can honestly say I have not had better Italian food anywhere and the wine selection was impressive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    DiningAnn
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    It is challenging for me to be in a noisy restaurant so I have to sit next to my friend. We were seated at a table across from each other so I turned the table on my own so I could hear my friend. Our waiter went to the table that was seated after we were and did not acknowledge us. He returned and took our drink order and we ordered an appetizer. My true complaint was that when I wanted to order a second drink, I absolutely could not get any attention. Finally, the owner was in our room and I was waving my arms to get his attention. Another waiter took our second drink order. I had to wave my arms again to get any attention so we could pay our bill. Not appropriate in a fine restaurant.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply the Best
    insmanwes
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Villa Ravenna is simply the best, best food, best service, best restaurant in Tulsa. Menu is so unique not normal Italian fare. It couldn't be any better if you were in Ravenna Italy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slim in the lobster filling
    FussyItalian
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    I am italian so probably the toughest critic! I will say the red sauce on my husband's food was very good and I am very picky because I know whAt good sauce is. I had the lobster filled ravioli, quality of the dough was excellent but I expect more lobster when I pay 23.00 for an entre, most had no lobster and If I had a total of a tablespoon of lobster I would probably be over estimating.Your service and everything else was good. I would add more to the lobster / cheese filled ravioli, at least a half of a lobster should be used per entre.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tulsa Italian
    BTQBduo
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The reaturaunt ambience was quiet and romantic. The service can not be beat. Other than the strawberry salad which was delicious the rest if the meal was alright but not spectacular. I would go again to explore other options though
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful, but the noise...
    Casey
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    My husband and I have heard nothing but great things, so we decided to try it for our anniversary. The food was delicious. My husband loved the wild boar osso bucco, I got a foot long prawn with seafood risotto, both so tasty. We tried the figs wrapped with prosciutto and gorgonzola for the appetizer, yum... He had a strawberry salad and I had the mushroom soup, everything was really good. I did not rate this with more stars because of the 12 person group that we were seated next to were ridiculously loud. My husband asked when the jersey shore decided to show up. Our waiter apologized, and all the servers looked at the table with disdain. We couldn't hear each other at all. I will go back, but probably not on a Fri/Sat night. RUDE people!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Authentic Italian Resto
    Christophe
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    I highly recommend this authentic Italian restaurant. Food is really good and Service is excellent. Really enjoyed the dinner.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Decent but bland and poor service
    minnokie
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Bland Chicken Cacciatore with a boneless skinless chicken breast. I expected traditional on the bone and dark meat for flavor. No capers so missing that slight tang. Wait staff were busy running around then congregate at the bar for long periods with backs to customers and tended to focus on large parties and ignore tables with only two people (like us). Dessert was served and then 15 minutes later coffee which deflated the experience. Desserts shown on iPads looked nothing like what was served. My bread pudding tasted okay but wasn't open top like the picture showed but was a little square biscuit seared on top and bottom so the sauce couldn't penetrate and absorb, disappointing. Limoncello cake was good but the crumb was different.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Poor Experience This Time
    PaGrotts
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Not sure what was going on, usually our experience here is great. The ambience was horrible - very loud. The bar service was the worse, with 10 minute waits for each of our three rounds. Food was great, ambience and service poor.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Super yummy
    Kulica
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We ate there for our 15 yr wedding anniversary. I'd go back every week!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ignored
    Daisey
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    When I arrived at the restaurant, I was stood at the "Please Wait to be Seated" sign without even being recognized by the staff, let alone the host. I finally saw that my dinner partner had already been seated so I joined him. I could still be standing there for all I know. The food is very good -- made to order -- not a chain, so that is refreshing. I met a former colleague so we had a nice visit without being rushed through our meal. I have eaten at this restaurant before and the "greeting" certainly needs work.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding
    Mete
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Me and my girl friend loved that place. Ambiance, food, service is awesome.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overall, great experience!
    BADiner
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Wait staff not as attendant as in prior visits. Food was fantastic with one exception. My risotto was loaded with thick slices of garlic. Although I love the flavor of garlic I don't enjoy biting into it with every mouthful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely place, but LOUD
    MyDear
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I read the reviews about this place, and decided to take a date here. In fairness, the waitstaff seemed to be used to quiet, but when we arrived, there was a large group seated right next to our table. We could not hear each other speak from across the two-person table. We could not hear our waiter. We couldn't have heard a bomb go off in the parking lot. The food, however, was EXCELLENT. I had the veal marsala; my date had the spaghetti carbonara. Both were amazing. The ambiance was old-world and quaint, in a good way. If we could've heard each other, it would've been a spectacular dining experience. That being said, I have no reason to believe that it's that loud all the time, and I would return in a heartbeat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Table space and noise level.
    2loud
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Everything was 5 stars. Except for the dinning area. They squeezed to many tables together. Making it hard to maneuver around the tables. Even the staff seemed to have problems moving around. I understand about maximizing. But this was way over maximizing. The handicapp will and did have a hard time moving around. Because there were to many tables in a small area. The noise level was to high. It made it difficult to have a pleasant conversation with the person I was with.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • elmtree
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    The food was okay, not outstanding. Our waiter seemed like he was doing us a favor by waiting on us. I was not the only one in our party who had the same feeling.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice menu, attentive service
    Moxie
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We enjoyed our experience. Daily specials were good
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This is a hidden gem, long time residents of Tulsa don't always know about Villa Ravenna... But they should,
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic