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About Violino Gastronomia Italiana

This intimate, family-owned Ristorante is one of the finest Italian eateries in Alberta.
Violino has the reputation as being one of the most respected and influential Italian restaurant in Edmonton.
The welcoming atmosphere and the sophisticated cuisine steeped in the rich tradition of Italian food culture, refined Violino as an authentic Italian restaurant.
Violino specializes in the rich food and wine culture from Italian Peninsula, creating refined but unfussy food served in a lively intimate atmosphere accompanied with a comprehensive wine list.

10133 125 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5N 1S7
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday : 11:00am - 3.30pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 3.30pm - 11:00pm.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(780) 757-8701

Website:
http://violino125.com/

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Violino is the perfect venue for private functions

Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Specials

Violino is the perfect venue for private functions

Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Details

Take your guests on a journey of culinary splendor at Violino, the perfect place for any occasion. From birthdays and milestones, to business meetings and presentations, indulge your guests in a memorable experience,celebrating in style and elegance. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Nov 2, 2017 - Mar 2, 2018 on Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM.

Violino Gastronomia Italiana Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.2

Noise

Quiet

92% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (38)
Special Occasion (35)
Good for Anniversaries (32)
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Romantic (31)
Quiet Conversation (25)
Cozy (21)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Neighborhood Gem (19)
Authentic (17)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Great for Outdoor Dining (13)
Notable Wine List (12)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Business Meals (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Casual (6)
Healthy (5)
Local Ingredients (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Vegan (3)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Fun (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Organic (3)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Happy Hour (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 5 days ago

One of the best dining nights we've had. The staff to the food to the scene are all AMAZING!! Our server was INCREDIBLE!! His recommendations were spot on. He was super attentive and helpful. The rest of the staff was also super helpful.

The food was INCREDIBLE. I am so happy we finally made it to dinner at Violino.

Tags: Disabled Access, Cozy, Authentic, Healthy, Romantic, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Vegan, Gluten Free Options, Quick Bite, Organic, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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·Dined 6 days ago

The old house is such a unique setting and so cozy and at the same time classy. The food was incredible and delicious. Our waitress was very good and we really enjoyed our evening. We will definitely go back. Highly recommend it.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Quiet Conversation
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 6 days ago

Food here is always great! Great service and ambiance.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined 6 days ago

This restaurant never fails to provide a delicious meal and wonderful ambiance. Great for couples or a quiet dinner to catch up with friends.

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful service and delicious food!

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·Dined 6 days ago

Went for supper to celebrate husbands birthday. We were blown away by how great the food, wine and service was combined. I would strongly recommend this place for any occasion

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Edmonton)·Dined 7 days ago

Celebrated an anniversary here for the second year in a row. Highly recommend for an occasion, lunch or dinner with a group. The service is always spot on and lovely. The location could not be more better for Edmonton, And then there’s the food.....it’s one of my absolutely favorite meals. If seafood and Italian are your thing then Violino is for you. Share plates to start, order a pasta for yourself and an entree. Best bite of our trip.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Afternoon Coffee, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Organic, Fun, Special Occasion, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Vegan, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Late-night Find, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Disabled Access, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Afternoon Tea, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Always a great spot for a really good meal. The staff are professional and experienced. I had the rack of lamb. Soooo good!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Montreal)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great food selection, wine list in a warm casual atmosphere.
Courteous service where a special order 1/2 cheese plate was nicely presented.
Convenient location with on site parking.
I will be back,................

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Good food though overpriced. Attentive service. Needs better music!!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

This was our very first time to this restaurant, it was everything that it showed on the website. The food was great and the atmosphere was even better, very romantic and cozy.The service was great and the staff was very helpful.I would defintly come back to this place and recommend it to a friend.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The Food was really good my rum&coke was flat but they gave me a new one that was a bit better. Other than that and one other minor issue everything was great.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food is great, service was fantastic. Love this place.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent experience. Waiter was fabulous and dinner was excellent. Will be back. Always have a great meal here.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

I’m not from the area and was not aware of this gem. The reviews were great so I decided to try a new place for our anniversary. The service snd quality of the food were outstanding. Could not recommend higher. We had bruschetta, the stuffed chicken, and the halibut. All top notch. Service was fantastic and unrushed. Prices are steep, but this is a special restaurant. Not a place I would visit regularly but perfect for a date night, or special occasion. Warm and inviting situated in the mansion. Cozy and yet, there is still a feeling of intamacy. Do not miss this establishment.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Always a great place to eat. Food is always great. Good wine list.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

The food was exceptional! I had the linguine and my friend had the Cobb salad. Both were very good.

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

One of the best places to eat in Edmonton. Great atmosphere and great service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on October 4, 2017

It was a good night out with family. My brother was moving back to BC and so my cousin, her husband and I decided to have a nice meal at a nice place. I recommended Violinos and everybody had a great time.

Tags: Comfort Food, Romantic, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

My wife loved it so I love it. That is the short and long of the story. She loved it. Ambiance, food, service. Excellent place.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was great , I had a ravailo with seafood and seafood was really fresh. Place is small but had no prooblem with noise level and was able to socialize with friends .

Tags: Cozy, Authentic, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Wonderful place to dine one of my favourite in Edmonton.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 30, 2017

My husband and I recently went to this restaurant with some of our friends. It was a first visit for all of us and we would definitely recommend it to others. We all ordered something different and we all enjoyed our meals. The waiters/waitresses kept changing but that was not a problem as they appeared to know what each one of us had ordered and all were very attentive while not overbaring. We never felt rushed between courses. I was not sure which white wine to order as I usually drink red wine and the waitress was very obliging and gave me 2 taste testers from which I was able to make a choice.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, People Watching, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Excellent service, good food...ambiance is perfect

Tags: Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Paleo Friendly
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 26, 2017

We had a peasant dinner experience from arrival to the desert.Nice menu,lots of choices and specials of the day.Good value for the money.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Quick Bite, Comfort Food, Organic, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Gluten Free Options, Hot Spot, Cozy, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Vegan, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Disabled Access, Good for Groups
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 23, 2017

We came here for our anniversary. We were seated upstairs at a nice little table for 2. Our waiter was friendly and helpful. The food was amazing. We were never rushed to leave after our supper was over. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a special evening out. And we will be back

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on September 19, 2017

One of the best meals I've had out. Not cheap, but very reasonable for the quality of the meal and the service could not have been better.

The atmosphere is also very nice.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Authentic
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Parts of the meal were executed exceptionally well whereas others were inedible. It was almost as though the chef was plating parts of the meal and an amateur completed the other half. Worst of all, I don't even want to speculate as to how multi-colored grit (sand?) gets into a dessert.

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Such a wonderful experience. And our server was awesome! Very personable and professional. We will definitely be back!!

Tags: Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Scenic View, Cozy
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Our waiter, Jesser, delivered excellent service. Our dinner was beautifully served in a traditionally elegant upper room...thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The poor server was run off his feet so we were kind of forgotten but he was still a very nice man, very knowledgeable about wine.

The signature Violino pasta was good but sadly the surf and turf fell short- the meat was good but too "saucy" (took away from the nice aged flavor) and the "surf" was non-existent- a half lagostine lobster tail the size of a medium prawn, a small scallop, and a rubbery shrimp with overcooked corn was not what I had in mind. The rest of our party did not rave about their food but did not complain either so I think it was just meh to them.

The house is lovely though, very pretty. Don't think we'd return unfortunately.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Always a great experience

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great setting and service. We had a very nice waitress, and the food was really good. We tried the halibut and the prawn linguini Both great choices.

The only thing that detracted from the overall experience was the price. It's a nice place to be sure, but I thought it was a little over priced.

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Never a dissapontment. The quality of food the freshness and the service. Highly notable and will be coming back again.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 20, 2017

- We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary (married in 1992), as well as 26 years since we got engaged (in 1991) in the restaurant that was in the same building (i.e. La Spiga in 1992).
- Service, atmosphere/ambiance, and food were all superb!
- Table location (which we'd requested) was nice and private without being isolated.
- A great way to celebrate our 25th!

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 17, 2017

I instantly felt at ease in the diningg area after a stressful day at work. The food was great and the server was so nice I remember she was from Romania....I will come again soon!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on August 16, 2017

I had wandered past the place about a dozen times with my girlfriend, who insisted every time that we had to try it one day. I surprised her with our anniversary there, and the event was exceptional. The staff were polite, respectful and when they learned it was our anniversary they went the extra mile, providing us with a fantastical dessert. I would highly recommend this place for anyone looking for authentic Italian cuisine, excellent service, and food quality worth bragging about on Instagram.

Tags: Romantic, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

We sat on the beautiful patio on a warm August evening it was fabulous.

Tags: Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Business Meals
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Firstly, you just can't beat the beautiful deck dining area. The ambience is wonderful.

The service was exceptional. Our waiter knew the menu well and also explained how things were prepared so you knew what you were getting. The food was exceptional!!! Good portions and so flavorful.

I've been to Violinos several times and they have never disappointed me.

One on the best experiences in town!

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·Dined on August 11, 2017

Violino was just a delightful place to spend the evening. The verandah was especially perfect for a Summer evening then even though a storm came up and we were moved inside, it was a pleasure. The food was delicious and the service impeccable.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for a Date
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