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About Villa O
This neighborhood trattoria features classic Italian cusine, produced with the freshest natural ingredients. If available, everything is made with 100% organic, pasture-raised, wild, or imported products.
Dallas, TX 75205
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday 11 am - 10 pm
Sunday 11 am – 9 pm
Happy Hour is offered Monday through Friday 3 pm - 7 pm
Come enjoy our half priced wine night on Wednesday.
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Under Ground Garage Parking
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Villa O Ratings and Reviews
Even though restaurant was half full, the service was absolutely terrible. By the end of the night, the place was nearly empty. Is there anything worse than waiting to get your check for 15 minutes in an empty restaurant? Where was the waiter? I finally had to stand up and flag down a different waiter. Terrible service, the manager of this place must be running a country club.
The food is ok but he main reason that I always kept coming back was for the bottomless mimosas and there was a great waiter named Stephen (or Steven). Went yesterday only to find that neither the bottomless mimosas or the waiter I wanted are there anymore. More than likely will not be going back.
Great service at the Bar. Empty restaurant, so expecting a comfortable meal. Unfortunately, the chef decided to over-rule our server - we'd asked him to allow the salads and starters to be finished and cleared before bringing mains, Two of our party weren't having mains, so our server had asked about the order to deliver food. The server then brought all the food together and told us the chef had said he had to!! Incredibly we had to inform the server and chef that we were in charge of what order we wanted our food.
This was not my first time dining for brunch here, normally the service is inviting and attentive. The minute I walked in the hostess had horrible customer service as well as the server. The younger crowd there for a football game watch had more attention then a group of women celebrating an upcoming wedding. Placed us at a high top table next to open doors while it being 90 degrees outside. If felt as if we were pushed to the side to allow the “younger” crowd their own take over of the restaurant. I was not pleased with being treated this way neither was anyone else in my party. I was sad to have received such poor service after raving so highly about your establishment to my wedding party. Mind you, our reservation was made a month prior due to excitement which was crushed the moment we entered.
We've been to Villa O numerous times and it is usually very good, however, I think the restaurant may be under new ownership. The food was different. The mushroom fries were heavily battered and the chicken parmesan was dry and barely had any sauce accompaniment. The food arrived at the table warm but not hot out of the oven. Our drinks were so bad that we sent them back after being unable to drink them and the waiter still charged us for them! In addition, the service was poor. We were there for an hour and half but ordered as soon as we sat down. The waiter was very inattentive and had more tables than he could handle. Not a place for a romantic date. It's turned in to a spot to socialize and have drinks before going out for the evening. The problem is the bartender drinks are awful so stick with wine.
Took my daughter on her birthday for an early Thursday eve dinner. We ended up sitting outside because it was too cold inside with the a/c on. Service was almost non-existent. They also had patrons that were smoking on their sidewalk "couches". The penne pasta that my daughter ordered had an awful taste like it was stale. I asked for angel hair and the server brought me spaghetti instead. He told me it was because he didn't know how to make modifications on the order. The management should be blamed for not training him better. I had to literally go find our server at another point during the meal so that we could order, and then later I asked my daughter to go find him so that we could get our check and pay. Villa O was a huge disappointment.
Cannot beat the all you can drink mimosas at brunch. They seriously rock...
But sadly, the food wasn't great this time. My friend and I both ordered eggs Benedict (she the crab cake and I, the Italian) and they were coolish and genuinely unappetizing. The ham even looked weird, like it had been frozen or something. Neither of us made a big deal of it - We were happy enough with the awesome drinks but the food bummed me out, since I had recommended this place based upon a previous experience (food had been awesome). Maybe an off day, but I was pretty put off and probably won't come back.
The noise was unbearable for me and my parents to enjoy lunch. Service was acceptable after being seated 10 minutes after our reservation time and getting up to get our own menus after another 5 minutes... used to be an amazing place for brunch but very disappointed today.
Mostly good some bad things. Waiter was great; pleasant and attentive. Bottomless mimosas perfect blend of OJ to champagne and they were diligent about frequent refills. Food good and worth price, just not amazing. The only bad thing is the hostess/reservations. I made reservations and specifically requested outside seating when I called but none was available when we arrived - and the hostess didn't have that request next to my reservation. And she was very dismissive, almost rude. Another group was there at the same time and they were also displeased about what appeared to be something similar - they asked to speak to the manager about it. If they made accommodating their reservations more of a priority, I think that their reviews would reflect that.
Our server Tony was one of the best servers I have ever had!! He was so attentive and accommodated our requests in a quick, efficient manner. Super friendly guy, deserves a raise or promotion for sure! We let the manager Mercedes know how much we appreciated Tony's service. He made our first experience at Villa-O a great one and we will definitely return!!!! Food was great and bottomless mimosas were a great deal
A good find for us, new to Dallas are. Food is good, chef friendly and talks with you about dining choices. Indoor / outdoor dining. 3 large groups were dining this evening, the noise level was on the higher side, so bring your friends along and enjoy group dining.
Travel no further than this little gem south of highland park to savor authentic Italian cuisine without a plane ticket . Be Italian ...ask the "0h so Italian" owner for advice for wine and food selection . You will not be sorry for his spot on advice . Andiamo!
There are not many places around Dallas where you can get a bottomless mimosa brunch for just $12 with the purchase of an entree. My friends and I have worked our way across the entire menu and have never had food that wasn't both delicious and uniquely presented. If you go, ask for Nathan! He is the best waiter and always makes you feel welcomed.
Been here multiple times over the past few years, all of them great experiences. For some reason, the service on Saturday night was very disappointing. Ordered a second drink when the meal arrived but never saw the waiter again until it was time for the check. He blamed the "graduation parties" but I've seen the place busier without issues.
Not sure what has happened to the food. It used to be quite good. This time, all of our (3) meals were cold. And we ordered before the restaurant was crowded. Also, the bottomless mimosas have become very watery. For $12, I got about $1 of champagne. Won't be back for awhile, which is a shame because I love this place.
The bar was very slow, it took a very long time to get a glass of wine....we had to remind our server several times about our wine orders...the ice tea didn't take as long. It wasn't because the restaurant was busy, there were only 4 or 5 tables with customers at that time. Some liked their food, others thought it was mediocre.
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