Villari's Lakeside

4.2
375 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Villari's Lakeside Restaurant has been a destination point for avid Italian cuisine fans for close to 30 years. Our dining room and outdoor patio, both of which overlook Sun Valley Lake, create an absolutely incredible backdrop to what can only be described as the perfect dining experience. From our delightful appetizers to tantalizing entrees - for instance the Filet Sinatra, possibly our most renowned dish - our menu will undoubtedly have something for everyone in your party. If it's a large private event that you are hosting, well once again you've come to the right place. Our two private halls can host 50 to 200 guests, respectfully. No matter what the occasion or celebration, you will be pleased with the personalized attention that you receive from our staff.
What 375 people are saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.2
service
4.2
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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AnthonyF
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was very good starting with the salad and fresh Italian rolls and the veal sinatra was excellent along with the scenery with the snow covered trees and glistening water.

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MichaelS
Atlantic City
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We have eaten at Vallari's about a half dozen times. The food is very good but a bit pricey which is the reason we don't go to often. The service excellent,and they are very good at following the covid guidelines.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Horrible they do not adhere to social distance guidelines! Refused to accommodate and asked us to leave!

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sharonb
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and waiter Eric was great. I will return again.

JC
vipJeanineC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I took my boyfriend there for his birthday. Everything was perfect!!!

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vipyvonneg
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Great Service:) It was a fun Happy Hour with less people is great in the bar cause the noise tends to get loud if its crowded

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AnnaB
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very good service! Food was good.

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ElaineF
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Overall an excellent dining experience

KB
vipKarenB
Atlantic City
8 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Christmas Eve dinner out that we ever had. We both had the seven fish dinner which was delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
7 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great ... our food and service weee both excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

French onion soup was good so was the salad. I ordered the broiled seafood and it was just ok. Wife had chicken parm and liked it. May go back again

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vipdrbreen
Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this night was great. From the delicious seafood bisque to the bruschetta. The twin lobster tails were cooked to perfection and the scallops were succulent and devine. Our cocktails were perfect. A great time was had. The service was exceptional.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friends birthday!! Service was great and the food was delicious !!

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JudithW
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

When I made reservations I advised it was a birthday dinner. I requested cake be served. We got nothing. I didn't feel like waiting any longer.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
3 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Had plastic in our appetizer and service was horrendous

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vipTeeTimeMike
Philadelphia
220 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Villari’s Lakeside is one of our regular go-to places to dine. Excellent food; especially the cheesesteak eggrolls appetizer, the broiled seafood and veal Sinatra. Great service-our server Jocelyn took real good care of us. Highly recommend Villari’s as you will always have a nice meal.

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vipFred
Atlantic City
11 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall2food3service1ambience2

Was seated at our table waited over 15 minutes and had to ask for a waitress to serve us totally Understaffed long wait times Won’t be going back

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Patty
Orlando
5 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience3

I was not crazy about the food. Got flatbread and did not like it. The server could also have shared the size so we didn't order two

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OpenTable Diner
Richmond
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was not prepared properly

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PeterM
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Every thing was excellent except for a child crying for a half hour

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

We had reservations for 6 people and was just looking for burgers and wings which they sell, they said we had to be in the bar area to get that, the table just a few feet away from us was considered the bar area and could get that. We got salads and left, went to OTTs for dinner, never going back!!! Waitress was amazing so we tipped her well

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NajahW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about this olace was awesome from the hostess to the waittress to the music to the scenery! The food was amazing as well

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RonC
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Its's REALLY hard to pull off decent food and service these days in Gov. Murphy of NJ only allowing outdoor service. Villari's pulled it off with style. Always a really good indoor and outdoor venue, they cleverly put up a tent over their beautiful patio for all weather dining. Service was good even with masks, and the food was as good if not better than before. SO good to eat out and SO happy to see that Villari's continues their Great rep. We'll be back!!

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RichC
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great food, quick response. We were brought the check a little early, we would have stayed longer but either way it was a great time

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience3

Slow service over 1 1/2 hours . Made it difficult because we had 2 young children. Food was good though.

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vipLLLat
Atlantic City
74 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Ordered my lamb medium and it was served well done. Jesse check up on us more than ten minutes later so I tried to eat the lamb but I did not like enjoy it at all. I informed him that my lamb was well done and if he can bring me the right order with medium temperature and he told me “No! It’s already eaten” I told him if u only check up on us couple minutes after you dropped our dinner I could have told you right away. Then he asked me “So what do you want?” “Do you want it to go?” I told him I did not eat yet, so can I have my lamb medium please. Hesitant...but he went to the kitchen and I guess he told them to cook me another order.

Servers who have no knowledge of proper customer service should not be in this kind of industry.

We were celebrating my son’s birthday and we didn’t even bother to order his dessert, tiramisu.
Very Disappointed.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Good service and food. Would go back

OT
OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
6 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ot was a very happy birthday

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was very good and crab bruschetta was killer as usual. We remained with friends well after our meal was finished and never felt rushed to leave. Very relaxed enjoyable evening.

PJ
PJLF
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was good, came out in a timely fashion and did not feel rushed, the waitress was nice and the waitress’s assistant (busboy) was exceptional. He was attentive to our needs and pleasant.

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WilliamB
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bianca our server was excellent, service and food were outstanding.

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DevonX
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Beautiful restaurant in terms of layout and ambience. The food was pretty good, but a touch on the expensive side for the quality. The dessert was great. Our server was a bit on the busy side so she wasn't as quick with refills or check ins as I'd prefer for the price point. But these are minor overall, especially considering it was Valentine's Day. I'd certainly return and recommend the restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Valentines day

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johnnydiesel
Philadelphia
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience5

The steak was not a good quality but tender. The lobster had no taste, more than likely frozen. The chicken parm was excellent. The atmosphere was very nice. My reservation being a first time for us to attend this restaurant was supposed to seat us on the upper level, but we were seated downstairs which was fine.

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vipTeeTimeMike
Philadelphia
220 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and attentive service. We like coming
back here when we get the chance.

JM
JMS1969
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal, great selection, service and atmosphere! The wine selection was exceptional. I enjoyed a Sunday dinner with my wife and children and would highly recommend visiting in the near future!

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CharmaineR
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service were great as usual. Also, remembered that it was my birthday from our online reservation!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday went great thanks to villaris

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Gary
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Constantly good service and food.

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TrishO
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there for dinner, it was amazing! Delicious food and great prices. Can't wait to go back again!1

FAQs

Villari's Lakeside does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Villari's Lakeside also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (856) 228-5244.

Villari's Lakeside is rated 4.2 stars by 375 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.