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Villani & Co Steak Seafood Raw Bar, Venice, FL

Villani & Co Steak Seafood Raw Bar

4.5
4.5
392 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steak
Attention:
All Patio Reservations are weather permitted only. Please call Host desk to stay updated (941) 584-4434.
If we are fully booked, there may be no availability to move your reservation inside. Patio reservations are not guaranteed and could be cancelled at last minute due to weather.

Located in the heart of Wellen Park, we serve delicious experiences, where locals can enjoy exceptional dishes made of fresh and healthy ingredients. Our menu features mouthwatering options and our team is here to make your dining experience a delight.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 23 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steak, Seafood, Oyster Bar
  • Hours of operation
    Happy Hour Mon–Sat 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–5:00 pm Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Lunch Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (941) 584-4434
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Mike Leopold
  • Neighborhood
    North Port
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 392 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

392 Reviews
  1. Scott

    Philadelphia

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    A bit disappointed this time. Food was served warm. Service not on par as previous visits. Noise level is always an issue when eating inside. Still the better place to dine in Wellen Park. The oyster bar is out of this world delicious!!!

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  2. DaveB

    Sunshine Coast

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Ashlyn was outstanding as our server, she was prompt and very attentive.

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  3. KellyZ

    Palm Springs

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Our server was amazing!! He knew the menu and explained a couple of dishes/steaks that we had questions about. Took our time in ordering as we were with family and was wanting to visit.. he was so kind, made sure the umbrella was positioned to block the sun. (You need new umbrellas as they don’t fit the tables and are constantly spinning with the wind)

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Stu was amazing! Super helpful & outgoing & always kept our drinks filled. He never let us wait & was always eager to answer our questions. The food was phenomenal. We got the fried grouper - outstanding. Lightly breaded and so fresh. We also got the ribeye, it was cooked to perfection and so flavorful. The burger was amazing. The atmosphere was great. Will definitely be returning in the future! One of the best places I’ve eaten in a long time!

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  5. Schmoopey

    New York City

    24 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    We like to support our local businesses. The food was okay and pricey

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  6. Mutt

    Hawaii

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first visit. Loved the menu especially the make your own burger. Food was good but not great. Prices are on the high side. Great atmosphere eating outside.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on April 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We always have good food at villanis. I also have to admit I had the best rasberry martini I ever had last night. Ok 2 lol Dangerous living so close.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed a lovely brunch on Easter Sunday. Delightful!

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great Sunday brunch!

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  10. DennisA

    Indiana

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The menu was great again! Food was exceptional and so were the drinks. Most importantly, the service was top shelf again. We love eating there

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Enjoyed the restaurant. Server was great 😊 Food was delicious 😋 Maybe next time back for an outside table for Lunch. Will be back in the future 👍

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  12. GeorgeE

    Tampa

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Last night I took my husband to Villani & Co for his birthday dinner. Everyone was very nice and friendly. Our waiter, Stu was very attentive. They had a birthday card signed by the staff sitting on the table. We were very impressed. Our food was amazing. The service was excellent. After dinner they brought gelato with a candle on it to Norm for his birthday. We loved everything from the service to the food. We will definitely dine at Villani & Co Steak Seafood Raw Bar again. Thanks Stu and staff for a great evening! George Everett

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  13. PatriciaD

    Tampa

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our waitress Jackie was a sweetheart!! The food was amazing....

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  14. TammyW

    Charleston

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great! Service outstanding! A bit pricy!

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  15. LisaW

    Phoenix

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We ate outside. Dillon our server was attentive. Food was good. A little pricey, but comparable to other restaurants. Since food and service was good it’s not so bad to pay a little more. We’ll be back.

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  16. janm

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Disappointing & unfortunately with guests. 7:45pm seating - slow service to table & continued throughout the meal. Dinner entrees took forever. Bathroom was a mess.

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Indiana

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Visiting my parents and we enjoyed dinner outside. Lovely experience. Enjoyed the seafood tower, which was large and fresh. Stone crab was delicious. They were out of the Beau Soleil oysters but that happens. They’re popular for a reason. Seafood chowder was outstanding. I didn’t even get to eat it all, my 2-year old did it for me! The squid ink pasta was definitely a low point in the meal, pasta was meh and the lobster overcooked. The Ahi tuna special was very good and I enjoyed the couscous. We got our toddler the grouper sandwich with fries and he ate it up. I had a bit of it and it was one of the best fish sandwiches I’ve ever had. Despite the pasta, we throughly enjoyed our meal and our server was fantastic (and so patient and friendly with our toddler). We will definitely be back! (And shout out to the hostess who was kind enough to give us a couple bandaids when our son took a fall walking to the door!)

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  18. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Had a very good meal but price point didn’t exactly match level of food expected at that price. There was a very nice oyster selection which was the main reason to choose this restaurant. Oysters were presented very nicely and were very good. Three of us had the grouper which was delicious but we found the sides lacking overall.

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  19. Kitty

    Naples

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our first visit for brunch. Service was great. Cinnamon roll needed more icing, was doughy and clearly nuked in the microwave. Presentation of dishes was nice. Had the Eggs Benedict-it was good. Other 3 guests had the quiche of the day- pretty average. All 3 said they would not order it again. The breakfast potatoes were very tasty. Ambience was nice. The liquor selection is impressive. Though we didn’t order any alcohol just coffee & water.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Seated right away, and fast, attentive service. Panko chicken was excellent. We also had oysters for the table and they were terrific. Great meal and very nice time.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Slow service. Over-seasoned food. Small portions

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  22. DeniseH

    Tampa

    9 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    We arrived on time for our reservation at 7:15. We were seated at 8:00. Our food was brought to us a 9:15? When asked, we were told it was because 2 very large party’s had been seated before us. Food was very good! Maybe they should have more staff on to cover the larger groups? Increase the kitchen staff? Look at all options. You decide?

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service is great. Love the location.

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  24. Patty

    Atlantic City

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Third time here and it didn’t disappoint! We were with another couple celebrating a birthday and the Birthday Guy had the scallops. He said they were the best scallops he ever had!! Everything about the 4 meals was outstanding! Thank you!!!

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Columbus

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great. We took guests from up north and they loved the grouper sandwich, the shrimp riz, and I had the shoulder steak which was just delicious! Another had the filet mignon, two had your wonderful chowder at my suggestion..it never disappoints! And my husband loves the Caesar salad! It’s always good! Thanks!

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  26. Patty

    Orlando

    7 reviews

    3.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    For an empty restaurant they acted like they were doing us a favor seating us inside vs outside. The place was empty. We also noted they turned people away that were walking in without reservations. Not sure how long they will stay in business will survive with that practice!

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  27. RichardS

    San Diego

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 26, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been there several times and have enjoyed the experience

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  28. SusanS

    Tampa

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Service was slow, waited 45 min for appetizers. T-Bone & NY Strip were tough with an excessive amount of grissle

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  29. Renee

    Tampa

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous atmosphere. Food was excellent as was the service and drinks. Highly recommend.

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  30. ScottTheCop

    Tampa

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Well prepared and good tasting entrees. Service is above par for South Western Florida. Drink menu is vast and of good value. There is one item that I believe the establishment can improve on. Two dollars for four small slices of bread is something they should consider changing. All in all, wonderful ambiance and great food too. We’ll definitely by back!

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  31. Kasey

    Fort Lauderdale

    57 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    57 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice relaxing meal. Ashley our server was great

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  32. TereseD

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great atmosphere, service, food choices and quality. Good value for product

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  33. BrianL

    Indiana

    16 reviews

    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We celebrated our anniversary with a late lunch! Delicious chowder, wonderful Korean brisket sandwich with Parmesan garlic crispy fries and fabulous Caesar salad with grilled shrimp and Spanish white anchovies! Jackie, our server and other staff made our visit great! We’re two thumbs up!

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  34. DanielM

    Louisville

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great new restaurant. Food and service were great. Wine and cocktail menu was a bonus.

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  35. CassieR

    Milwaukee

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 22, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food. Great service! Surf and turf was to die for.

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    25 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The service was awesome. Started with fried green tomatoes. They were on the house! The steaks and filets were tender and delicious. The Barilo was a great compliment to the meal. A magnificent place with great food

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  37. Kaleidogirl

    Tampa

    62 reviews

    3.0

    62 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The service and ambience were very nice. The food was quite expensive and the portions were small. Specifically, the special steak was very thin, although it was cooked well. The desserts were large and luscious.

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  38. Babs

    Naples

    43 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Calamari were all breading and dry, Vco salad excellent

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Tampa

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The Caesar salad seemed old and wilted and the surf and turf. The steak was undercooked and the lobster was over cooked. The fried calamari was very over cooked. Not thrilled with food qualify at all. Prices are way too high for the quality of food you get!

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  40. Shannon

    Washington DC

    49 reviews

    5.0

    49 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the lunch special salad and it was awesome. Love this place for lunch!

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FAQs

Villani & Co Steak Seafood Raw Bar is rated 4.5 stars by 392 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 23 times today
Google Map for Villani & Co Steak Seafood Raw Bar

19790 Wellen Pk Blvd suite 101, Venice, FL 34293

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    North Port
  • Hours of operation
    Happy Hour Mon–Sat 2:00 pm–5:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–5:00 pm Brunch Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Lunch Daily 11:00 am–4:00 pm Dinner Daily 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steak, Seafood, Oyster Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Mike Leopold
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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