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Verona Cucina Italiana

4.2
203 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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The freshest ingredients available are used in our classic Northern Italian recipes. We only use fresh seasonal fish -- never frozen. Our classical bolognese sauce is a favorite in the community.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation


Lunch: M-Sa 11:00am-4:00pm

Dinner: M-Th 4:00pm-9:30pm

Dinner: F-Sa 4:00pm-10:30lm

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Phone number
(209) 549-8876
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Jaime Alderete
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Catering
We will personalize your catering menu to your specifications.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Briggsmore
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Special events & promotions
We will gladly go on-site and cater any event of your choosing.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 203 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.2
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Never a disappointment I have been coming here for 19 years.

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

Never a disappointment.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

My daughter and I like to go to Verona whoever she is home. Excellent sea bass and salmon

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Verona’s always delivers a wonderful meal and dining experience.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We live in Fresno and meet our friends from Sacramento area here every year. Usually reserve table with Open Table and get same table. We were seated immediately on arrival with pleasant greeting. As usual the food and service were excellent. We truly love this place and look forward to our yearly visit.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Have been coming to Verona's very frequently have always had a very good meal and great service. I would recommend this Restaurant

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Everything was delightful! Dinner started with bread and olive oil/balsamic, and the vinegar was the best I’ve ever had. They sell it, but sell out fast. If they have some, get some. I had the lasagna, and a caprese salad. The sauce on the lasagna was magnificent. Finished it off with some creme brûlée which was also very good, if a little over roasted on top. And one of the best features is hand-made espresso drinks.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The food was very good, but was not hot when brought to our table.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

One of our favorite restaurants in the area. Great place for business or personal meals. Great food and service.

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Food is good but priced at the limit for what it is. Tired and uninspired service with an extremely disappointing wine list. Our 4th time here and likely our last.

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1.0Dined on February 14, 2018

I’m sorry but an hour and a half delay on reservations made 2 weeks in advance is unacceptable.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Fantastic food. Service was great. Handmade drinks that were right on. We had an hour wait but that was because they were very crowded and it was Valentines day. I think that they may have over booked themselves for that particular evening. I would highly recommend this place to friends and family. We will be going back again in the future.

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine's Day dinner. Reservation was 7: 00. Place was overbooked. People standing everywhere. Sat in the bar where they had one bartender responsible for the bar, restaurant, serving dinners and busing tables. So unfair to put him in that position. Waited patiently for 20 min to get a drink. I ordered a cosmo but received a plain martinis, didn't complain because he had no time to remake it. Rude hostess. We finally went back up front after she was seating other tables before us. We were finally seated at 8: 45. Not acceptable. My dinner was fine but my husband had veal and it was so tough he couldn't chew it. Very bad management to let the restaurant over book and understaff. Very disappointed in a very special occasion.

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We had a reservation and we waited over 45 minutes before we got seated. Obviously, restaurant overbooked. Food was good although a bit over priced. Unfortunately, we will not come back to this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Since it was Valentine's Day it was busy and service was slow.... But since it was Valentine's Day, who was in a hurry anyway... We eat there often and don't have this problem on a typical night..

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1.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Over priced rubber ribeye 84$ over priced blue chess salad 15 bucks wine 11 dollars a glass......only reason I tipped was because her name. GOING TO PERKS!!!

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2.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We dined for Valentines day. The portions were small for a big $.. did not sit well with the group. Small filet with 3 prawns for $47.00.. Pretty steep for what you got.. I had visited before & had great meals.. Valentines day was extremely busy for them & they were not equipped with the proper amount of servers. Our server was below average. Had to ask for water fill up several times. Will give them another chance..

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We shared an appetizer of bruschetta. It was tasty. My husband and I each had a cup of the minestrone. It came piping hot and was very delicious. I had the special which was a Parmesan crusted Petrale sole over risotto with mixed vegetables. My husband had the brick chicken special, my son had the mushroom ravioli, and my daughter had the veal piccata. Everything ordered by my table was delicious and devoured. We had a bottle of the Chianti Classico Riserva Peppoli. We drank every drop! I had the spumoni gelato for dessert and my daughter had the chocolate martini.

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5.0Dined on February 7, 2018

Molto bene - fantastic food! Chocolate Ecstacy is a MUST for dessert!

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

The service was excellent, although when my husband ordered extra clams for his linguine and clams dish, he was charged double for the entree. Seems a bit excessive... otherwise ambiance was nice, service was very good.

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5.0Dined on January 9, 2018

Our server Kristi was ver pleasant, helpful, and attentive,. She always made sure we were taken care of. Gave us dinner specials and knew them without looking on a piece of paper. Food was tasteful, hot, and overall we had a good experience tonight.

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4.0Dined on December 24, 2017

A regular favorite of ours. Never disappoints!
Always willing to make any changes you want to their dishes.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

It was excellent as usual, good food, great waitress, nice evening

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Always a fantastic plate of food. Best restaurant in Modesto, hands down!

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5.0Dined on October 26, 2017

Good food nice atmosphere, I'll be going again soon.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

I have never had a bad experience here. Tonight I had the fresh heirloom tomatoes salad with burrata cheese with heirloom arugala, follow by the halibut special with artichoke risotto.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

We haven't been here in at least for years. Glad we gave it another try. Food was delicious and the renovated dining room was nice.

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4.0Dined on August 5, 2017

This was the first time I had tried Verona Cucina. My son-in-law enjoyed the Sea Bass, my daughter her pasta, and I had one of the specials, Prime Rib. Service was very good and there was appropriate time between the salads and the entrees. Will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

We were just getting to church at the House Modesto and being from Tracy wanted to make a reservation for dinner afterwards. I used the Open Table app and selected this restaurant.

It was a little difficult to find but our great experience started from the greeting of the hostess to the beautiful restaurant. I was a little leery that the restaurant was not packed on a Saturday night.

We ordered Bruschetta, clam chowder and the sea bass special. All were amazing. The tiramisu was also wonderful. Our waiter Jeff was perfect. Attentive, informative and the consummate professional.

Thank you Open Table for finding this great restaurant.

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5.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Lovely meal. Fillets was so very tender. Panna Cotta amazing! Love coming here and this was an especially wonderful meal.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

I've eaten at Verona's numerous times. The food is always very good and the chef will work with you on any modifications. This time I had a salad with heirloom tomatoes and faro, topped with goat cheese. I also had the halibut special.
There are numerous pasta dishes . Think most diners are repeat customers.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

We came for a father's day meal which was brunch buffett style. Food was outstanding!

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Everything we had was very delicious and tasty! When we are in the area again, we would love to visit the restaurant and try its regular menu.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2017

Whenever we have to travel this way - this is our restaurant of choice.
The food is always delicious and the staff, friendly and hospitable.
A great choice for supper - we love it here.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2017

Fabulous food and service - can't recommend this restaurant enough.

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2017

A wonderful find.
Don't be fooled by its surroundings - this is totally worth the visit. Great food, hospitable and accommodating staff.
Loved it and when we're back in the area we'll visit again.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2017

Second time here and well worth the drive from Fresno. We love the food and presentation. Highly recommend as great place for top notch Italian food.

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

You will never go wrong dinning here. Food is always great

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Tried their first annual Mother's Day Brunch, I was extremely impressed. Thank you for a wonderfully relaxing experience with great cuisine.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2017

We have been coming to dinner here for nearly two years. Great food always nicely prepared and presented pleasant people , the hostess is so friendly, wait staff very professional and accommodating especially Paul. Very good value, we always come back. Keep up the good work.

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