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“"YUCK" pretty much summed up our limited experience w/ this place...”

Guido's Pasta Villa
Ranked #16 of 1,314 Restaurants in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American, Italian
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout
Description: Pasta Villa is a family owned Italian-American restaurant with the emphasis on family. We celebrated our 20th anniversary in 2012 & are looking forward to 20 more! From homemade pastas to handcut steaks, we offer something for everyone. We pride ourselves on outstanding food, drink, service & our biggest source of pride, our outstanding customers!Things of note:Reservations are accepted for parties of 5 or more, only. All others are first come first serve.Take out Delivery is available to The Hampton Inn located next door to Pasta Villa.
Reviewed 31 March 2010

UNWELCOME & STARED-AT -- that's how we, a party of 6 visitors from the D.C. area -- felt when we accidentally walked through the FRONT door of your establishment and the hostess BARKED at us to use the rear entrance. When we used the rear entrance to walk into your bar's cave-like atmosphere, another server impatiently told us that parties of 5 or more needed a reservation (again, there were 6 in ours). Here's an idea - how about making that little recommendation a bit clearer at your entranceways or in your copious local advertisements? The food might be great at Pasta Villa, but we WON'T be back to find out after the rude, crude treatment we received at the hands of your staff. I'll be sure to recommend anyone else coming to the Rochester area to STAY AWAY from Pasta Villa, and walk across the street to Rubino's, who welcomed us with open arms. Food was AWESOME at Rubino's, too.

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Reviewed 24 April 2009

Discovered this place only a year or so ago but have visited it four times now. Reminds me of the traditional, old school Italian restaurants in the NY metro area where I grew up. Excellent red and pesto sauce; chicken parm is off the hook, as are the gnocchis. Good wine selection. Can't go wrong here! Note its a small dining room and I don't believe they take reservations for small parties so plan your visit strategically. Its worth the wait!

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Reviewed 7 April 2009

If you are looking for excellent Italian Food Pasta Villa is #1. Frank makes you feel like you are at home and seats you in record time even if there is a wait. The atmosphere is very romantic and is a perfect place for an evening get away. Try it you will enjoy it fully.

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Thank wambuda
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Reviewed 2 September 2008

The waitresses are all amazing. And the food is the best italian food ever. They are always busy and there is always a wait, but it is well worth it.

Thank alir14213
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Reviewed 24 September 2007

Everyone loves this place. It is always packed so beware even if you make reservations you will wait a bit. Once again, typical italian restaurant, small and decoration is very outdated but the food is sensational!! This is a must go to restaurant if you are looking for Italian.

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