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Villa Penna

4.3
41 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

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About

Villa Penna is a family owned banquet hall that serves authentic Italian food using century-old family recipes. Penna's has been in operation since 1968 and is famous for its homemade pasta. In fact, each year it serves 10,000 pounds of it. The family-style dinners provide a variety of classic favorites, including minestrone soup, homemade fettucine alfredo, top round beef with mushrooms, boneless chicken picante, green beans pizzaiola and many more.

Villa Penna is also a prime venue for weddings and other special occasions and celebrations. With elegantly designed semi-private banquet rooms, a bocce court and world class service, Villa Penna's provides an elegant experience for dinner or a special event.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, American
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Hours of operation


Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 12:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(586) 566-9900
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Santino Polidori
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Private party facilities
We have a banquet halls available for 50 - 500 people with smaller rooms through the restaurant to accommodate between 20 - 70 people. Our bocce room is available to play bocce or for private events.
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Private party contact
Danielle: (586) 566-9900
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Corner of Hayes and Shoreline, half mile south of Hall Road
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wine
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4.3  based on all time ratings
4.4
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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greg812 (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on November 8, 2014

the food was good. it took a loooong time to get it and the waitress kept coming by to apologize because "the kitchen was backed up." when we finally got it, the sides were cold but the main dish was warm....once the food was delivered the waitress disappeared

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OpenTable Diner (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on October 17, 2014

Should be perfect for romantic atmosphere and weddings and sweetest day n valentine day

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Evon (Detroit)
2.0  Dined on October 15, 2014

The food was good our service was not great. Some in our group of 7 wanted dessert and coffee after dinner. The waitress took the coffee order and said she would bring us a dessert menu. We were waiting and waiting and finally we asked another waitress if we could at least have our coffee or find our wait person. More time went by and still no service. Then I asked a young man that was clearing a table to please find our waitress. Finally someone came over to the table and poured coffee, but still no dessert menu. One of the ladies in our party asked for the manager. The manager apologized and gave each of us a coupon for a dessert or appetizer the next time we visited. Really -- why not free coffee or dessert on the spot.

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jtdilo (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on September 30, 2014

Enjoyed our visit immensely. Food and service wonderful.

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Greatitalian (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on September 14, 2014

The family loved the Italian dishes especially the steak impanta dish. Definitely a return visit.

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Skibanff (New England)
4.0  Dined on September 12, 2014

Penna restruant is in my parents neighborhood and we eeLly enjoyed it. The fillet mignon was excellent and service was great. Jeromy did am excellent job.

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Anniec (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on September 6, 2014

The fillet was probably the best I ever had. I ordered it Medium Rare and it was perfect. My husband had the Italian New York Strip and really enjoyed it. We would go back and try some pasta dishes.

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DinesOnDimes (Detroit)
3.0  Dined on September 4, 2014

My husband and I went here for my birthday meal. It was very nice. Our waitress was in training, but she was so sweet! She kept our drinks refilled and our food came in a very timely manner. We did not wait for the next course, she had it ready as soon as we were ready for the next dish.

Also, there was a group in the room when we went, but they have a really interesting Bocce Ball court. That looked like fun, and great for all ages and groups of all sizes.

The building itself was very nice, with hardwood everywhere. It was nice without being overstated.

My husband and I had soup, salad, and the main course without breaking $35 before tip. I thought this was a great price for the food and atmosphere we had.

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Ralph (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on August 28, 2014

The service was excellent and the food was fantastic. I enjoyed the fact that I am served both soup and salad with my dinner.

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GaryD (Detroit)
5.0  Dined on August 15, 2014

We had an early dinner before going to Freedom Hill to see Tony Bennett, so the restaurant wasn't very busy, but as we were leaving the people started flocking in. The decor was rich yet pleasant. The service right on; not too fussy but aware of what we we needed and when.
I'd recommend this to anyone.

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