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168 W. Colorado Blvd. (Pasadena Ave.) Send to Phone
Enjoy the night air of Old Town Pasadena while savoring the Italian fare.
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Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late Thurs.-Sat.

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Dining room at THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Villa Sorriso, Pasadena, CA


: A popular, versatile Old Pasadena spot, Villa Sorriso is part trattoria, part lounge and part nightclub. Its private and public dining areas surround an open courtyard, where cabana-seated customers gather around the fire pit to enjoy dinner or cocktails with a DJ. Upstairs, the VIP lounge is, indeed, a place to relax, with its assortment of plasma-screen TV's and low-slung seating. The dining room menu is relatively predictable, but well executed. Starters include beef carpaccio, caprese salad and fried calamari, while pastas range from fettuccine Alfredo to lasagna bolognese. Pizzas pair well with the cocktails, and osso buco, steaks and chicken piccata round out a meal that might conclude with tiramisu. Some decent Italian wines are available, but this feels like a place for cocktailing, particularly as the night rolls on.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED LOCATIONS Villa Sorriso
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by gucci154 on Thu Aug 07, 2008 4:03 pm
I recently visited the restaurant and it’s the most horrible experience in my life. Although we had reservation both the table and food was an incredibly long wait. In addition they sat us in a completely different section than we had been promised to have when I made the reservations. They continued to forget our drinks and every time we reminded the staff they gave us a malicious response. Towards the end of evening as it was getting chilly I asked the manager to turn on the heating lamp because the busboy turned it off while he was cleaning our table. He refused. In an error in judgment, we decided to stay for the birthday girl. Since the restaurant turns into a club the staff began removing our chairs from the table before we finished our desserts and drinks. This is ultimately the worse experience ever!
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