Il Vizio Ristorante

4.9
86 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian

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About

Il Vizio was formed in 2010 by Luigi Prudente, a young and ambitious man with a lifelong dream of becoming a restaurateur. Luigi along with Chef Gilberto set out to create an entirely unique entity in the restaurant business that not only provided the best in authentic Italian cuisine, but also caused a revolution in the way Family Style dining would be viewed. For 4.5 years, together they formed a successful restaurant, earning themselves a reputation of outstanding food, and exceptional service. Il Vizio has 15 employees, including management, kitchen and wait staff, and is in the process of acquiring its second location. When it comes to the restaurant business, no one knows operations more intimately than Luigi, with his unique experience further detailed in the report, Luigi has a unique and magnetic demeanor that has been a valuable asset to the success of his company.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Monday-Friday 11:30am-3:30pm
Dinner
Monday -Saturday 4:00pm-10:00pm
Sunday 3:00pm-9:00pm
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Phone number
(516) 541-0045
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Clark Ave.
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4.7
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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and service! Will definitely go back!

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l
Orlando
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Great service. My new favorite italian restaurant. Moderately priced great value.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The servers were terrific and impressive their specials menu was like a script for a sitcom and they memorized it all.

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p
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great reception when you arrive by entire staff. The food is outstanding never disappointed.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great. Staff was attentive. Drinks were good

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Hawaii
28 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This has been my third time at this local gem!! Went with family for birthday lunch we were treated so well the food and drinks were amazing. We had a wonderful waiter who was very knowledgeable and engaging. The restaurant was so kind as to give us a beautiful desert to celebrate my birthday!! Highly recommend!!!

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CK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food and people.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A+ Italian restaurant in the hear of Massapequa. Outstanding service and phenomenal food. Really went the extra mile to make our night special!

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l
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

ALWAYS OUTSTANDING. AMAZING FOOD HUGE PORTIONS. WAITSTAFF IS SO ACCOMODATING. VERY COMFORTABLE SEATING. THEY NEVER RUSH YOU. MY FAVORITE RESTAURANT!

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Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Phenomenal food!

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JS
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

It was our first time there. My wife's dish was a little too spicy but other than that the food was really good. the service was also really good too. Our only compliant were the ants. The first table we were seated at was a nice table in the back but it had ants. Personally, I could live with a few (I know most would disagree with me) but it was to the point where even I had a problem with them. They seated us at another table and even though it was an improvement, that one had ants too. It would have been nice if they would have done more to mitigate the issue.

I imagine this is an anomaly and not the norm so I would say it is definitely worth a try.

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RG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Thought food was very good, but a little over priced

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OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service

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N
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant is nothing short of fantastic. I came here for my birthday dinner and it was amazing. Food was delicious probably the best Italian food I've ever had. The wait staff made me feel like I was a celebrity and the owner luigi himself came to my table to introduce himself. Amazing dinning experience this restaurant is second to none.

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j
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first time here. Very impressed. Food was great. Staff was attentive.
Defiantly will be returning soon.

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W
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

Food was ok. Not as good as my first visit. Service ok. Had to ask for water several times.

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l
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, outstanding food. Staff is so accommodating. Huge portions of perfectly prepared food. Any requests is cheerfully fulfilled. We celebrated a birthday and all the waitstaff came out to sing. Truly feel that all the employees like each other. Terrific vibe among the help from the minute you walk in. One of our favorite restaurants.

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L
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience. Will go back soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went with another couple (4 total) for a birthday. Food was fantastic! We’ll be back!

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A
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent Lunch
Appetizers main course and dessert were all too notch

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J
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've been going to Il Vizio for quite a while, and it never disappoints. This time, an old college friend and her son were visiting for the weekend. We wanted to take them somewhere special, and Il Vizio was the top of the list. They were amazed at how good the food was!

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t
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We have visited several times and agree that the food is outstanding. Also the staff is very attentive but never imposing.

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MK
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were recommended by our daughter. It was very good. We will return again.

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AR
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Portions are huge! Quality is absolutely phenomenal

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N
Las Vegas
28 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a reservation for 5:00pm today, and received a call from the restaurant to inform us they had a large party which was scheduled to end at 5:00pm, and could we bear with them in seating us a soon as they could. I like that they called us so we didn't show up early and had to wait for a table. Though the party was still going on when we arrived, the staff did not ignore us and seated us right away. Kudos to the management.

Food was very good, wait staff attentive. Only drawback was the desserts could have been thawed prior to serving.

Would definitely recommend and will return.

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CK
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great food and people, have been there many times and always great

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We come here all the time, we love this restaurant!

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great experience , me and my husband had , service was phenomenal food was delicious, my husband said best shrimp fra Dabilo he has had in Long Island so far !

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KH
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Been here a bunch of times, it was always great. However this time they had a 2 piece band that was way to loud. Could not even attempt to have any business conversations. This continued even though we were the only table in the place at the end of the night. Never again on a Thursday night

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RH
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience as always. We are never disappointed by Il Vizio.

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CS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Service was slow had to keep asking busboy to get waiter and restaurant not crowded.

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E
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our 38th Anniversary was very memorable at Il Vizio. The food, as always, was spectacular and the wait staff went out of their way to sing to us.

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ND
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Good food and service

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M
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Our first visit to Il Vizio. Service was attentive and pleasant. Food was fairly good, although artichoke hearts appetizer was cold on the inside and warm on the outside. Lighting was a bit too high, which took away from ambience.

Our visit was soured somewhat when, after we had heard waiters tell diners at the 2 tables next to us that coffee and after-dinner drinks were on the house, no such offer was made to us (which we expected after hearing them talk to the other patrons). Then our experience was further diminished when the manager made his displeasure clear when I called him afterward him to make sure we got credit on Open Table for our reservation (after we had received an email from Open Table saying our reservation had been canceled). I doubt we will be back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

Disappointing

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LH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed a wonderful family dinner on Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018. This was our first time to this local restaurant and it won't be the last. The food was outstanding and the waiters were great. You can have individual or family style dishes.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

I rarely write reviews. Also work in the industry. Heard great things about this place. Food was outstanding and portions extremely generous.
Very picky about service. There seemed to be two servers, a bus boy, bartender and food runner for the entire restaurant. Team service works as long as you communicate. I do not want to be asked twice if I’d like a drink, nor be told the specials twice within a matter of minutes. If I am asked twice for a drink, it should be brought quickly and not have to ask a third time for it. Buffalo broccoli???? GET IT
Oil mix with warm bread and tiramisu were outstanding. I may be pickier than others. Def a great place and will be back!

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W
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 4, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Very welcomed when we walked in. Nicholas sat us and was our waiter. Told us about the specials with enthusiasm. First time there. My new favorite restaurant!!

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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The staff was great. I have never been there before but have brought some gift cards. One of my gift cards didn’t work - I’m sure they thought I was lying. But in a classy move they gave me a replacement card. Besides that the food was amazing. Cold seafood salad was one of the best I have ever had. I had an excellent swordfish special. Stuffed artichoke was perfect. My husband had a veal dish with vinegar peppers which was delicious and my mother in law had a special of Osso Bucco that we all tried and loved. Finished with a perfect Italian cheesecake. Definitely going back.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great.

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