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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Family run restaurant, since open in 2007, has become destination for good food lovers and wine experts. Onofrio goes himself to fish market and deals directly with the finest suppliers of fresh producers and importers from Italy. We make our own desserts including ice creams and sorbets.
US$6 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Pizza, Italian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews pizza bruschetta seafood steak prawns chicken authentic italian restaurant small restaurant end of lord street the early bird menu set menu visited southport wonderful food excellent value booked a table saturday night quality of food
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this whilst up on work. nice restaurant, lacked a little atmosphere and whilst the staff were pleasant they didn't go out their way to make you feel special. Menus was limited but the food was safe and good quality, will give another try

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carlm729
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on the afternoon of New Years Eve and were just able to get a table. Service was first class, all the young ladies were very pleasant and customer focused. We both went for the lunch menu, I had Minestrone Soup for starter,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank PaulH598
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are enthusiastic fans of Volare. We have just enjoyed a superlative family celebration: we hosted 32 guests to mark our Golden wedding anniversary. The planning process has been seamless, and the actual occasion exceeded all our expectations. The restaurant looked beautiful, the service was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank SusanneL527
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Moved to Southport early this year. Have eaten in the Volare a few times now with family and friends. Always have had excellent service and food. Lovely family run restaurant with authentic taste of Italy. Have a number of dishes from the menu and never...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank bluenose42
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal staff very helpful and friendly full Italian menu run by the owners who are Italian

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank christal1959
Reviewed 17 November 2018

Three of us ate here last night because of the good reviews on tripadvisor.We nearly didn't go in at it looked like a cafe rather than a cozy restaurant. No ambiance at all. We thought that the food must make up for it.The service was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank vivienwelland
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had the early menu last night for 4 people.food was excellent.real Italian home cooking.fabulous tiramisu.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Having eaten in Volare on many occasions, I would highly recommend here for a genuine Italian experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank dolphinbay1
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Visted on a busy Friday night for a meal prior to going to the cinema. Service was prompt and very friendly. All four meals were plentiful in quantity, excellent in quality and presentation. Drinks were very fairly priced. Would definitely vist again.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Rhodri T
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We booked a table for 5:30 and expected it to be quite empty. Nice surprise to find it buzzing with people and a lovely warm welcome from the staff. The food was delicious if quite large portions( not complaining!!) and the service was excellent. Unbeknownst...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank tys60
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4 April 2015|
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Response from Val T | Reviewed this property |
Salvatore has a zero food hygiene rating. end of!
Ken G
16 January 2015|
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Response from Robinn56 | Reviewed this property |
As above ....also the fish stew has a supplement but is definitely worth it!The meals are all reasonably priced and the pizzas are the real deal- Go!Enjoy!
Ken G
16 January 2015|
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Response from Jonesp1983 | Reviewed this property |
From memory....the early bird menu avail upto 6pm Two course 10.95 three course 12.95 include a soft drink or coffee
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