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“A Great Meal-incredible service”
Review of Venturas

Ranked #36 of 183 Restaurants in Utica
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 June 2012

We are from Rochester NY and read about Chicken Riggies a couple of years ago-never heard of it. A friend from New Hartford described the dish and recommended we go to Venturas if we were in town. We stopped on the way to Boston for the first time last summer. While we were dining, I proclaimed to my wife that this was of the most delicious meals I ever had. I had the mild version and she had the hot. We now stop every time we go east on the Thruway, usually to see our other son who lives in Vermont. Last Friday, we stopped in at 3:00 on a Friday afternoon and was promptly greeted by the owner who thanked me for coming in which he always does. I asked him if takeout was available and of course the answer was yes. When we stopped 2 hours later, we dined along the way in our hotel with everything nicely wrapped. All I can say is that there is nothing like this in Rochester. It is a throwback in both quality and service.

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Reviewed 14 January 2012

The food is wonderful. Everything we ordered we loved. A couple of tips,

Musts: order "Greens" and "Chicken Riggi."
Also, when ordering a salad be sure to ask about the homemade dressings.

The experience was great, and this is a place we will go again....and again.

One warning, and one suggestion to the restaurant: refills on sodas are NOT free. We would love for them to change this policy. Especially when the greens were as spicy as the night we went. We could have used more to drink, but hesitated because of the drink.

Go to Venturas and enjoy. The family that owns and runs it is super friendly and seemed genuinely interested in making sure the meal was perfect.

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