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Finelli's Italian Villa

1808 4th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-2318
+1 814-943-8510
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1808 4th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-2318
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Reviewed 2 days ago

1st, the 4 $$$$ is really misleading -- plenty of Italian dishes in the $10-12 range + they have a nice bargain menu. Most of their entrees are priced at or near prices for comparable Altoona restaurants -- only better! As some others have noted,...More

Thank jwhisker12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wonderful place for a special dinner with family and/or friends. The food was delicious and our server very attentive. The atmosphere is relaxing and pleasant.

Thank Frbrs70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a find!!!! Everything was truly fantastic!! My dad had the house salad and chicken Marsala, I had the Cesar salad and chicken oscar (I asked for no breading and hollandaise on the side). The chicken Marsala was some of the BEST I have...More

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Finelli's food is consistently execellent. It is considered one of the top restaurants in Altoona. Locals love it and repeat visitors to the area make sure they come back. My favorite dinners are Veal Finelli or Eggplant Parm. There is no bad dinner. There is...More

Thank Serena S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner who greeted us at the door ushered us to our table and welcomed us to his restaurant and city. The atmosphere was authentic, warm and comfortable. Our server Carrie was knowledgeable and attentive. She answered our questions without seeming to promote an agenda....More

Thank eastlongavenue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a frequent customer at Finelli's and they continue to impress me. Last week I came in with what started out as a group of 2 which turned into a group of 6. This presented no problem as they were willing to open up...More

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can not say enough good things about Finelli's. my wife and I go 2-3 times a year now and it is by far our favorite Altoona restaurant. The food is amazing, and the staff is always friendly. I have even asked for something not...More

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I needed to write a second review because all of the meals are always fresh and have the warmth of homemade food. The chef takes great care in selecting the best quality ingredients and you know this how ... from your first taste. The restaurant...More

1  Thank BANKERGAL1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had taken this customer to Finelli's in the past and as they came to Altoona last week I had asked them where they would like to go out to dinner. There comment was we only want to go to Finelli's Italian Villa. They had...More

Thank Larrysavino
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are semi regulars and I am a big fan of the Caprese salad, shrimp cocktail, any of the veal and Ceased salad. Casual or dressed up this is one of the best places around.

1  Thank NittanyLiger
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LindaPatterson5115
14 February 2017|
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Response from kymaestro | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are super accommodating to any dietetic need
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csylynn
27 February 2016|
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Response from Larrysavino | Reviewed this property |
They have some meals that are glutton free you can call and ask which ones they are
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Highlander952
4 February 2015|
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Response from AltoonaFoodJunkie | Property representative |
Dress is casual and were we voted most to romantic place for a date by the Altoona Mirror Hometown favorites!!!! Weekends reservations suggested
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$28
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 4th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602-2318
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Altoona
  • Phone Number: +1 814-943-8510
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