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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.This elegant restaurant located in downtown is perfect for intimate gatherings and business meetings to spectacular events, you will enjoy the incredible
PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed September 27, 2020 via mobile

Our waitress was a saint. Her name is either Joanne or Joanna. She dealt with some really demanding and rude people. And yes they were part of my party. There were 12 of us and so due to Covid we were at two tables. People...asked for the menu to be changed because they are picky, they ordered appetizers after they saw what looked good from what others got. They complained about the food. Asked for something not on the menu. Our server took it all in stride. So A+ for service. The food was good but not as good as I had on a previous visit. The potato pave was dry , and the tiramisu was good but not great. What was great was the asparagus soup, the beef, and the special( surf and turf). Overall a good evening.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed May 16, 2020

We really liked the charm! We had a table out on the deck on a wonderful, warm, evening. Service was friendly and helpful. The food is delicious. We each tried one of the specials for the day and we were not disappointed. Finished off with...very tasty desserts, cappuccino and a nice ice wine. The extra dessert, with a sparkler and Happy Anniversary on the plate tells you about the charm and character of the wonderful people who run Violino. On future trips to Edmonton we will definitely fit in more dinners here.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020

This place has a charm to it. It is a restaurant that feels like it is someone's home. My wife ordered a pasta that was tossed in a cheese wheel after the wheel was lit on fire to melt the cheese on the pasta. The...wine list is extensive and we were happy with the red we chose.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020

Went for an anniversary. Even though we arrived late for our reservation, the staff were nothing but friendly. We had their ravioli and the penne pollo, both we’re delicious. The waitress even surprised us with a dessert. I would recommend this place to anyone, it’s...fancy all while feeling very homey.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

A fabulous, intimate venue. Food and service was amazing! Highly recommend. The upstairs room is just right for a private function. There was even enough room for the ceremony to be held and a little dance space. It’s an Edmonton gem.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

Had a great table for 4 on the main floor, very comfortable. Our waitress was very busy that evening and yet very attentive; quick to top up the wine, remove dishes and she also noticed that I did not eat the beets from my beet...and goat cheese salad. She asked why I had not and I told her that the beets were ice cold and had a strange texture. She said she would mention it to the kitchen and would not charge us for it. The 4 of us tried a variety of dishes from the menu including lobster bisque, 3 different pasta dishes and the steak.Everything was delicious, menu items were nicely priced but the wine list started at about $50 per bottle. Very glad we came to celebrate the Christmas season!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2019

If you want to celebrate a special occasion then u need to try - Violino. Cosy ambience,exceptionally delicious food and very attentive staff providing an excellent service The Tiramisu is ooh so heavenly. I would highly recommend it.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

If you want to spend an evening with your family in a special place in Edmonton and try a real Italian cuisine - than visit Violino. I think this place makes difference. Me and my husband celebrated our anniversary there recently. The restaurant is in...a beautiful old style house with a cozy fireplace and original details. The food is very delicious, the people are very nice, the service is the best!!! All these things make you to want to come back to Violino again and again!!! P.S. It is located in Downtown in a very silent and clean area.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 3, 2019

Booked and arrived on a Thursday evening to a warm and comfortable waiting in our favourite corner. We were extended a warm welcome and handed menus while being briefed on the chef's preferences for the evening.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

This is my favorite Italian restaurant in Edmonton! The patio was the perfect spot to celebrate with family dinner on the weekend. The staff are always helpful and greet with a smile. Adrienne knows his wine and is always happy to give a recommendation. The...seafood special is often a favorite and today was no different. This was a first for the Tiramisu... not a dessert I would usually choose but I am very happy that i did!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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