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Italian Villa Ristorante

) #38 of 59 Restaurants in Carlsbad ££ - £££ Italian
1000 S Canyon St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5566
+1 575-628-0190
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (4 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
1000 S Canyon St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5566
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Small out of the way restaurant that offered delicious food and great service. Glad we found it! Prices very reasonable also.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2016

I thought the food was quite tasty -- surprising for a restaurant that occupies the old bus depot -- but the hospitality is atrocious: I am 53 years old and they want me to produce my driver's license to have a glass of wine? Brusque,...More

Thank Derek N
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Quaint, interesting spaghetti sauce. Spicy. Had tablecloths, prices reasonable. Hard to find. Only restraunt we tried as selection on Sunday night is limited in village

Thank lmgolfer
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel. Very quaint! Our 5 year old was super fussy and upset that they didn't have a kid's menu to pick from. But the waitress shared on more than one occasion what they had on the kids menu....More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Food was okay, none of the seafood was fresh and cooked to mush. The worst was 3 waitresses and manager standing 5 feet away from our table arguing loudly about who was getting which table. Made us both very uncomfortable, my wife tried to ask...More

Thank ThirstyElk
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Waitress was nice, our guest asked how the salad was made cause she did not care for iceberg lettuce, the server said it was mixed greens, it was totally iceberg, she said oh I can give you Romaine if you'd like, ok she changed her...More

Thank nightwolf22222
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

After a long day of exploring caves and playing in the waterfall, we drove around Carlsbad in search of dinner. Most of the places looked like more of the same, but "HARK" is that Italian I see?! We come from a town with no Italian...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

The service was quick, friendly, and very accommodating. The bread was endless and well worth seconds or third. The servings are fairly large and worth sharing one entree. The salad was fresh and delicious.

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I came to Carlsbad in July of 2015. This was the first place that I ate and have eaten there once since. first time, I ordered Ziti with extra garlic and basil. Got it home and couldn't taste the garlic. Lots of tomato sauce. The...More

Thank imdun
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Reviews about authentic Italian food drew us here. We were among many who waited a hour or more for our meal. Several customers left after giving up. Seems to point to poor management. Food may be good but managing the food prep and customer service...More

Thank Jeanine J
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25 March 2016|
Response from imdun | Reviewed this property |
I had take out both times. Do not know if they serve wine. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 S Canyon St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5566
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-628-0190
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