Villa Sorriso

★★★☆☆
Sunest Happy Hour Monday - Friday 4:00 - 7:00 and Moonlight Happy Hour Sunday - Thursday 9:00-11:00pm
  • 168 W Colorado Blvd

    Pasadena, CA 91105

    Cross street: Pasadena Ave

    Map & Directions
  • 626-793-2233

About Villa Sorriso

Hours
Mon-Thu 11:30am-12am Fri - 11:30am-1am Sat 10:30am-1am Sun 10:30am-12am
Special Offer
Wine Lovers Tuesday

Food

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Great ambience and food. Service is great but slightly pricey. Located in the corner of the old town, makes It further from public parking. Valet option available.

3
★★★★★

Great ambience and food. Service is great but slightly pricey. Located in the corner of the old town, makes It further from public parking. Valet option available.

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It is the best date place. I loved it....especially the outside dining area. It is a fun and beautiful place. Prices are reasonable, food great and the service is great. Excellent wine selections. Definitely recommend.

5
★★★★★

It is the best date place. I loved it....especially the outside dining area. It is a fun and beautiful place. Prices are reasonable, food great and the service is great. Excellent wine selections. Definitely recommend.

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Villa Sorriso is a very nice restaurant. The service was great, The food was delicious.

2
★★★★☆

Villa Sorriso is a very nice restaurant. The service was great, The food was delicious.

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I am a fan of the food as well, but they have been offering some great happy hour specials recently as well as the 1/2 off wine, which I'm also a big fan of.

2
★★★★★

I am a fan of the food as well, but they have been offering some great happy hour specials recently as well as the 1/2 off wine, which I'm also a big fan of.

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Have you heard of a restaurant ask for your driver's license upon providing a credit card for you bill? Well this place does that quite well. Had I carried enough cash I would not have entered into a long and tasteless argument with the so-called manager. Of course, you'll be asked for desserts, before they float your card in the restaurant for 5 minutes for a background check. I'd say run to place a freeze on your credit card. What a waste!

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★☆☆☆☆

Have you heard of a restaurant ask for your driver's license upon providing a credit card for you bill? Well this place does that quite well. Had I carried enough cash I would not have entered into a long and tasteless argument with the so-called manager. Of course, you'll be asked for desserts, before they float your card in the restaurant for 5 minutes for a background check. I'd say run to place a freeze on your credit card. What a waste!

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In the heart of popular Old Pasadena, a national historic district renowned for its elegantly preserved architecture, Villa Sorriso is a long-time Pasadena favorite. On Friday nights there are Spanish rock bands performing live as well as a DJ spinning the best in hip hop, Spanish rock, salsa, merenge and trance. Great atmosphere some of the hottest people out on a Friday night in old town are at Villa Sorriso.
For Friday Night Guest List or Bottle Service Info please feel free to messege me on here or email jorgejimenez83@gmail com
The Guest List is FREE before 10:00 and Ten dollars for Everybody after.
I have special bottle service price list so email me up if you would like to get a bottle.
Villa Sorriso is one of the nicest clubs in town and i am sure that your experience here will be more than memorable

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★★★★★

In the heart of popular Old Pasadena, a national historic district renowned for its elegantly preserved architecture, Villa Sorriso is a long-time Pasadena favorite. On Friday nights there are Spanish rock bands performing live as well as a DJ spinning the best in hip hop, Spanish rock, salsa, merenge and trance. Great atmosphere some of the hottest people out on a Friday night in old town are at Villa Sorriso.
For Friday Night Guest List or Bottle Service Info please feel free to messege me on here or email jorgejimenez83@gmail com
The Guest List is FREE before 10:00 and Ten dollars for Everybody after.
I have special bottle service price list so email me up if you would like to get a bottle.
Villa Sorriso is one of the nicest clubs in town and i am sure that your experience here will be more than memorable

Pros: Live Music, lounge atmoshpere

Cons: Long line to get in

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Great trendy place right on Colorado Blvd. They have great drinks and food. It is good for both having a romantic dinner or hanging out with your friends.

4
★★★★☆

Great trendy place right on Colorado Blvd. They have great drinks and food. It is good for both having a romantic dinner or hanging out with your friends.

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I REALLY DO LOVE THIS PLACE. IT IS SO NICE INSIDE AND THE COURTYARD IS BEAUTIFUL AT NIGHT. THE FOOD IS GOOD, THE SERVICE IS GOOD, AND I LOVE THEIR MARTINI LIST. YUMMY!! FRIDAY NIGHTS ARE ALOT OF FUN...THEY HAVE A DJ AND DANCING. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO EVERYONE AND I WILL GO BACK AGAIN SOON.

2
★★★★☆

I REALLY DO LOVE THIS PLACE. IT IS SO NICE INSIDE AND THE COURTYARD IS BEAUTIFUL AT NIGHT. THE FOOD IS GOOD, THE SERVICE IS GOOD, AND I LOVE THEIR MARTINI LIST. YUMMY!! FRIDAY NIGHTS ARE ALOT OF FUN...THEY HAVE A DJ AND DANCING. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO EVERYONE AND I WILL GO BACK AGAIN SOON.

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This is a restaurant and turns into a nightclub at night on the weekends. It's a nice place, not a lot of dance floor room but a good place to hang out. It has a little dance floor inside and also outside. The crowd here is a little bit older, but nice place for birthdays or special occasions.

4
★★★★☆

This is a restaurant and turns into a nightclub at night on the weekends. It's a nice place, not a lot of dance floor room but a good place to hang out. It has a little dance floor inside and also outside. The crowd here is a little bit older, but nice place for birthdays or special occasions.

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This is a really cool spot to go hang out for the night. It has a restaurant, bar, and outside patio to dance on. They play really good music and it is a really good crowd. It is a good variety of different people. Just be careful not to drink to much, it is at the end of the strip on Colorado Blvd in Pasadena, so when you leave you will see some cops. But, really cool place to go!

5
★★★★★

This is a really cool spot to go hang out for the night. It has a restaurant, bar, and outside patio to dance on. They play really good music and it is a really good crowd. It is a good variety of different people. Just be careful not to drink to much, it is at the end of the strip on Colorado Blvd in Pasadena, so when you leave you will see some cops. But, really cool place to go!

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It was my 28th brithday celebration with my girlfriend. Besides the disgusting food and drinks the service/employees are awful! The waiter avoided us the entire time and never brought our orders in a timely manner. When we brought it to the attention of the manager he told us they were busy and not to bother him. Fed up my girlfriend went to the bar to order the drinks. The bartender completely ignored her and when she asked for help he shouted and called her the b*@$% word. He then proceeded to make racial comments and that she did not belong in a place like this. I am shocked that this sort of ignorance and rudeness can happen in Pasadena.

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★☆☆☆☆

It was my 28th brithday celebration with my girlfriend. Besides the disgusting food and drinks the service/employees are awful! The waiter avoided us the entire time and never brought our orders in a timely manner. When we brought it to the attention of the manager he told us they were busy and not to bother him. Fed up my girlfriend went to the bar to order the drinks. The bartender completely ignored her and when she asked for help he shouted and called her the b*@$% word. He then proceeded to make racial comments and that she did not belong in a place like this. I am shocked that this sort of ignorance and rudeness can happen in Pasadena.

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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 everytime we reminded the staff they gave us a malicious response. Our waiter was more concerned with gossiping with his colleagues than assist our table. 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 cruely refused, began snapping his fingers and basically became violent with his foul language and demeanor. In an error in judgement, 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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★☆☆☆☆

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 everytime we reminded the staff they gave us a malicious response. Our waiter was more concerned with gossiping with his colleagues than assist our table. 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 cruely refused, began snapping his fingers and basically became violent with his foul language and demeanor. In an error in judgement, 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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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. Our waiter was more concerned with gossiping with his colleagues than assist our table. 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 cruelly refused, began snapping his fingers and basically became violent with his foul language and demeanor. 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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★☆☆☆☆

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. Our waiter was more concerned with gossiping with his colleagues than assist our table. 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 cruelly refused, began snapping his fingers and basically became violent with his foul language and demeanor. 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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Waiter was super rude. Waiter was giving us a time limit to finish our dinner. Waiter also threw a pen at one of our persons in our group so she can sign her check. Food was not that good. Would not go back ever

0
★☆☆☆☆

Waiter was super rude. Waiter was giving us a time limit to finish our dinner. Waiter also threw a pen at one of our persons in our group so she can sign her check. Food was not that good. Would not go back ever

Pros: None

Cons: Waiters need to take some customer service classes

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This is the worst Restaurant I have ever been to. The food was not too bad, but the service needs A LOT of improvement. The waiter was rude, he did not bring what was asked, and he kept pushing us to hurry and leave. It was impossible to eat comfortably this way. Not only was our waiter bad-mannered, but the manager was just as bad. NOT worth the TIME, and NOT worth the MONEY. I was expecting more from this place, but soon realized it is nothing what the website claims or what it seems like. I will not ever be dinning at this place. And I would recommend that you don't waste your time going to a bad restaurant like this.

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★☆☆☆☆

This is the worst Restaurant I have ever been to. The food was not too bad, but the service needs A LOT of improvement. The waiter was rude, he did not bring what was asked, and he kept pushing us to hurry and leave. It was impossible to eat comfortably this way. Not only was our waiter bad-mannered, but the manager was just as bad. NOT worth the TIME, and NOT worth the MONEY. I was expecting more from this place, but soon realized it is nothing what the website claims or what it seems like. I will not ever be dinning at this place. And I would recommend that you don't waste your time going to a bad restaurant like this.

Cons: Service

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I opted to celebrate my birthday with my friends and family at Villa Sorriso due to the attractive menu options and the warm atmosphere. It was my assumption that South Pasadena was abundant with upscale restaurants with immaculate food and service. To my surprise I was completely floored by the uncivil treatment that we received. I have never in my life been rushed throughout my entire dinner and asked to leave in the middle of dessert after rendering a large sum of capital. In addition, the cost for a pitcher of ICE, ?Margarita? that served 4 but the waiter claimed it served ?6? was $65.00! If paying the aforementioned dollar amount (twice) in exchange for alms was not enough, the staff and management failed to provide us with a lid to cover the left over cake, claiming that they did not have one! It?s a restaurant, foil would have sufficed! It was a completely degrading experience that I do not wish anyone to undergo. I am NEVER going back to VILLA SORRISO or to the City of Pasadena to avoid driving by that hellish restaurant.

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★☆☆☆☆

I opted to celebrate my birthday with my friends and family at Villa Sorriso due to the attractive menu options and the warm atmosphere. It was my assumption that South Pasadena was abundant with upscale restaurants with immaculate food and service. To my surprise I was completely floored by the uncivil treatment that we received. I have never in my life been rushed throughout my entire dinner and asked to leave in the middle of dessert after rendering a large sum of capital. In addition, the cost for a pitcher of ICE, ?Margarita? that served 4 but the waiter claimed it served ?6? was $65.00! If paying the aforementioned dollar amount (twice) in exchange for alms was not enough, the staff and management failed to provide us with a lid to cover the left over cake, claiming that they did not have one! It?s a restaurant, foil would have sufficed! It was a completely degrading experience that I do not wish anyone to undergo. I am NEVER going back to VILLA SORRISO or to the City of Pasadena to avoid driving by that hellish restaurant.

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Waiter was super rude. Waiter was rushing us to finish our dinner. Threw a pen at one of our persons in our group so she can sign her check. Food was not that good. Would not go back ever

1
★☆☆☆☆

Waiter was super rude. Waiter was rushing us to finish our dinner. Threw a pen at one of our persons in our group so she can sign her check. Food was not that good. Would not go back ever

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This spot was quite cool because of the private areas and cabanas that your party could convene. Music was everywhere, drinks were flowing, and if you wanted to show partying people a good time, this would be one of the places to go. The appetizers were all wonderful, priced normally. The service was pretty good considering how many people were throughout the joint. I could go again and would recommend.

4
★★★★☆

This spot was quite cool because of the private areas and cabanas that your party could convene. Music was everywhere, drinks were flowing, and if you wanted to show partying people a good time, this would be one of the places to go. The appetizers were all wonderful, priced normally. The service was pretty good considering how many people were throughout the joint. I could go again and would recommend.

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I love this restaurant for its ambiance, the outdoor courtyard, and the drinks. The food is nothing to write home about. I'm unsure why there are service complaints since we had really good service. We were a big party and one of many our server had, but our server didnt miss a beat and provided excellent customer service. The drinks (and I'm talking about the martinis, the wine is kind of average) the service and the ambiance made up for the lack of good food. The club is fun after dinner but gets a bit crowded and the bar tenders are so great as well. I would return just for drinks and dancing and would skip dinner.

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★★★★☆

I love this restaurant for its ambiance, the outdoor courtyard, and the drinks. The food is nothing to write home about. I'm unsure why there are service complaints since we had really good service. We were a big party and one of many our server had, but our server didnt miss a beat and provided excellent customer service. The drinks (and I'm talking about the martinis, the wine is kind of average) the service and the ambiance made up for the lack of good food. The club is fun after dinner but gets a bit crowded and the bar tenders are so great as well. I would return just for drinks and dancing and would skip dinner.

Pros: Martinis, Ambiance, Service

Cons: Food, Wine List

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I've been to Villa Sorriso once for dinner and a dozen times for snacks and wine/beer. The happy hour (4-7pm) prices on weekdays are competitive with other places in Pasadena (beer $3, food $4, wine in big glasses $5) and you can also order reasonably-priced appetizers from their standard menu. The $4 Pepperoni Pizza is spectacular.

Service isn't always fantastic, but I certainly haven't ever had the negative experience of other reviewers. Definitely recommended either for a meal or afternoon drinks.

4
★★★★☆

I've been to Villa Sorriso once for dinner and a dozen times for snacks and wine/beer. The happy hour (4-7pm) prices on weekdays are competitive with other places in Pasadena (beer $3, food $4, wine in big glasses $5) and you can also order reasonably-priced appetizers from their standard menu. The $4 Pepperoni Pizza is spectacular.

Service isn't always fantastic, but I certainly haven't ever had the negative experience of other reviewers. Definitely recommended either for a meal or afternoon drinks.

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About 3 or 4 years ago, Sorriso was a cozy, casually chic bistro. The food was excellent and the service was on par with some of Pasadena's tonier restaurants. The owner then decided to move Sorriso to its current, enormous space and turn the old place into Barcelona, a Spanish-themed tapas joint. Initially, every effort was made to preserve the standards of the old Sorriso. Unfortunately, in about the last year or so, Sorriso has focused on capitalizing on Pasadena's burgeoning, youth-oriented nightlife. Gone are the competent, attentive servers. In their place are neophyte waiters with little regard for their patrons dining experience. The food retains but a dim memory of its former glory. Even the wine list has shrunk to such pedestrian offerings as Blackstone Merlot and no-named "house wine". Around 10pm on Fri and Sat nights, Sorriso clumsily transforms into a twenty-something dance club. Horrified dinners are assaulted with thumping dance music, surly bouncers, and an army of poseurs. People who arrive simply for dinner are slapped with a cover charge upon entry. Unless the owners can retrain the wait staff, figure out where the menu went south, and decide permanently on whether to be a restaurant or a discotheque; I fear Sorriso's glory days are gone forever.

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★☆☆☆☆

About 3 or 4 years ago, Sorriso was a cozy, casually chic bistro. The food was excellent and the service was on par with some of Pasadena's tonier restaurants. The owner then decided to move Sorriso to its current, enormous space and turn the old place into Barcelona, a Spanish-themed tapas joint. Initially, every effort was made to preserve the standards of the old Sorriso. Unfortunately, in about the last year or so, Sorriso has focused on capitalizing on Pasadena's burgeoning, youth-oriented nightlife. Gone are the competent, attentive servers. In their place are neophyte waiters with little regard for their patrons dining experience. The food retains but a dim memory of its former glory. Even the wine list has shrunk to such pedestrian offerings as Blackstone Merlot and no-named "house wine". Around 10pm on Fri and Sat nights, Sorriso clumsily transforms into a twenty-something dance club. Horrified dinners are assaulted with thumping dance music, surly bouncers, and an army of poseurs. People who arrive simply for dinner are slapped with a cover charge upon entry. Unless the owners can retrain the wait staff, figure out where the menu went south, and decide permanently on whether to be a restaurant or a discotheque; I fear Sorriso's glory days are gone forever.

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We had a group of seven people. We ended up getting comped for two of the entrees. All of the clams were closed on the seafood pasta and the "special" steak was cold and the bus staff threw out the leftover portion after being told clearly that we wanted it wrapped up to go. The general tone of the hostesses was snotty and arrogant and our waiter disappeared for long periods of time and the food took forever to arrive. Just absolutely terrible. Really hope this place goes under so a decent restaurant can take its place. We eat out an average of 3-4 nights per week and we will never return to this poor, poor excuse for a restaurant.

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★☆☆☆☆

We had a group of seven people. We ended up getting comped for two of the entrees. All of the clams were closed on the seafood pasta and the "special" steak was cold and the bus staff threw out the leftover portion after being told clearly that we wanted it wrapped up to go. The general tone of the hostesses was snotty and arrogant and our waiter disappeared for long periods of time and the food took forever to arrive. Just absolutely terrible. Really hope this place goes under so a decent restaurant can take its place. We eat out an average of 3-4 nights per week and we will never return to this poor, poor excuse for a restaurant.

Pros: They comped the cold and spoiled food

Cons: The service, the food, the price, jus teverything

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I definately feel transported when I dine outdoors here. The setting really adds to the overall experience. The food is delicious and there's a variety of dishes to choose from. For those who enjoy social hour, the evenings and weekends generate a crowd lounging on the patio.

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★★★★★

I definately feel transported when I dine outdoors here. The setting really adds to the overall experience. The food is delicious and there's a variety of dishes to choose from. For those who enjoy social hour, the evenings and weekends generate a crowd lounging on the patio.

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Recently went here for a friend's birthday. Our server was completely incompetent. Waited 15 minutes for him to even take a drink order! Then another 15 minutes he finally wandered around our table where we had to flag him down to take our order. Oh, he said, he didn't think we were ready. I'm not exactly sure what he thought we were waiting for. We ordered finally, and our food came out relatively quickly, but was pretty poor. Nothing special about it at all. We ordered the caprese appetizer, there was one tiny piece of basil on it, the tomatoes weren't great and the balsamic was way too sweet. The penne a la vodka was bland and the salmon salad was not great either. All of our water glasses were empty and our waiter was busy folding napkins, one of the people at our table had to flag him down again, then once more for some bread. (They brought one basket for 8 people, and didn't even bring that one til we got our food).Overall experience was really bad and i highly DO NOT RECOMMEND. Waste of money and time!!!

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★☆☆☆☆

Recently went here for a friend's birthday. Our server was completely incompetent. Waited 15 minutes for him to even take a drink order! Then another 15 minutes he finally wandered around our table where we had to flag him down to take our order. Oh, he said, he didn't think we were ready. I'm not exactly sure what he thought we were waiting for. We ordered finally, and our food came out relatively quickly, but was pretty poor. Nothing special about it at all. We ordered the caprese appetizer, there was one tiny piece of basil on it, the tomatoes weren't great and the balsamic was way too sweet. The penne a la vodka was bland and the salmon salad was not great either. All of our water glasses were empty and our waiter was busy folding napkins, one of the people at our table had to flag him down again, then once more for some bread. (They brought one basket for 8 people, and didn't even bring that one til we got our food).Overall experience was really bad and i highly DO NOT RECOMMEND. Waste of money and time!!!

Pros: Absolutely awful

Cons: Horrible, inattentive staff.

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The staff is incredibly rude. I was looking for a place to have my birthday party because many of my friends live in the area. My friend told me to check out this place. I got to the restaurant at exactly 9:55 and the staff told me it was 10:00 and that they were going to charge me. They didn't charge anyone before or after me. I told them that my cell phone said 9:55 and one person on their staff said he didn't care what my phone sad. I will never go back again. I'd rather go to other places in Old Town or Hollywood.

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★☆☆☆☆

The staff is incredibly rude. I was looking for a place to have my birthday party because many of my friends live in the area. My friend told me to check out this place. I got to the restaurant at exactly 9:55 and the staff told me it was 10:00 and that they were going to charge me. They didn't charge anyone before or after me. I told them that my cell phone said 9:55 and one person on their staff said he didn't care what my phone sad. I will never go back again. I'd rather go to other places in Old Town or Hollywood.

Pros: No Pros

Cons: The Staff

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The night started with our hostess seating us at an unfinished table. Instead of taking us back to the hostess stand to wait while the bussers finished the table she sat three of us and had the fourth stand in the middle of the dining room for over 5 minutes. The soup had to be sent back because it was cold. Once it was reheated it was brought back the same time the other entrees were being served. The waitress asked if I wanted my entree kept under a warmer while I finished my soup. Are you kidding me? I was already unhappy with the cold clam chowder. I didn't want to be unhappy with a meal that was already cooked and kept under a warmer. We ordered a steak which had to be sent back because it came out medium well instead of medium rare. The steak was taken off the bill however, the horrible service overshadowed the nice gesture. When we made our reservation we let the person taking the reservation know we were celebrating a birthday. It was also conveyed again to the hostess when we arrived. There was no communication!!!! The server came out at the end of the meal with dessert menus. One of us left the table to find the waitress because apparently there was no communication between the hostess and the server. The bad service was reflected in the lack of tip our server received at the end of the night. Our server decided to pay our table one last visit before we left to let us know in a very snide and rude tone how much she appreciated our business. The staff from the hostess to the servers should definitely take a recourse on customer service and how to work in a restaurant that is being advertsied as "upscale". We left very disappointed because we were trying to entertain guests from out of town and thought we were bringing them to an upscale establishment that served good food and an above the bar wait staff. We will definitely not return to this restaurant and will not recommend it to anyone that inquires about restaurants in Old Town Pasadena.

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★☆☆☆☆

The night started with our hostess seating us at an unfinished table. Instead of taking us back to the hostess stand to wait while the bussers finished the table she sat three of us and had the fourth stand in the middle of the dining room for over 5 minutes. The soup had to be sent back because it was cold. Once it was reheated it was brought back the same time the other entrees were being served. The waitress asked if I wanted my entree kept under a warmer while I finished my soup. Are you kidding me? I was already unhappy with the cold clam chowder. I didn't want to be unhappy with a meal that was already cooked and kept under a warmer. We ordered a steak which had to be sent back because it came out medium well instead of medium rare. The steak was taken off the bill however, the horrible service overshadowed the nice gesture. When we made our reservation we let the person taking the reservation know we were celebrating a birthday. It was also conveyed again to the hostess when we arrived. There was no communication!!!! The server came out at the end of the meal with dessert menus. One of us left the table to find the waitress because apparently there was no communication between the hostess and the server. The bad service was reflected in the lack of tip our server received at the end of the night. Our server decided to pay our table one last visit before we left to let us know in a very snide and rude tone how much she appreciated our business. The staff from the hostess to the servers should definitely take a recourse on customer service and how to work in a restaurant that is being advertsied as "upscale". We left very disappointed because we were trying to entertain guests from out of town and thought we were bringing them to an upscale establishment that served good food and an above the bar wait staff. We will definitely not return to this restaurant and will not recommend it to anyone that inquires about restaurants in Old Town Pasadena.

Pros: Valet Parking

Cons: Food and Service

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My friends and I went there for dinner and drinks and dancing. I took a bite from my chicken and I felt sick. The good thing is that they took my meal off the bill, even though I didn't ask them to....so that was very considerate of them. Afterwards, we had some drinks by some AMAZINGLY hot bartenders! The DJ was one of the best I ever heard......GREAT music and doesn't change the song in the middle of it! Really great vibe there and good people. I'd def go there again......after dinner.

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★★★★☆

My friends and I went there for dinner and drinks and dancing. I took a bite from my chicken and I felt sick. The good thing is that they took my meal off the bill, even though I didn't ask them to....so that was very considerate of them. Afterwards, we had some drinks by some AMAZINGLY hot bartenders! The DJ was one of the best I ever heard......GREAT music and doesn't change the song in the middle of it! Really great vibe there and good people. I'd def go there again......after dinner.

Pros: Bartenders, DJ, Parking (valet is cheaper)

Cons: chicken

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We had made reservations and STILL had to wait to be seated. We had addressed the issue with 3 different people including one of the managers and did not get a prompt response from ANYONE. About 30 min pass our reservation time we were beginning to blend with the furniture and felt pretty much invisible. Meanwhile, in our plain sight sat two empty tables one of which was ready and the other was not cleaned for another 10 minutes. In the meanwhile there was a wait line and people began seating themselves. One couple was even removed from their table because it was one that someone else already had asked for. The place was in complete chaos while the staff was coming around and going as if they didn't even work there at all. After a mediocre lunch, we were slapped with a mandatory "gratuity" fee that could cover a party of 6 (we were 3) for the service of the buffet which we served ourselves! Apparently it is customary to charge gratuity for buffet, however, neither one of the managers (there were two) could provide a decent explanation as to why and I eventually found out by calling other restaurants. On top of all that, we got overcharged, but that's another story...

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★☆☆☆☆

We had made reservations and STILL had to wait to be seated. We had addressed the issue with 3 different people including one of the managers and did not get a prompt response from ANYONE. About 30 min pass our reservation time we were beginning to blend with the furniture and felt pretty much invisible. Meanwhile, in our plain sight sat two empty tables one of which was ready and the other was not cleaned for another 10 minutes. In the meanwhile there was a wait line and people began seating themselves. One couple was even removed from their table because it was one that someone else already had asked for. The place was in complete chaos while the staff was coming around and going as if they didn't even work there at all. After a mediocre lunch, we were slapped with a mandatory "gratuity" fee that could cover a party of 6 (we were 3) for the service of the buffet which we served ourselves! Apparently it is customary to charge gratuity for buffet, however, neither one of the managers (there were two) could provide a decent explanation as to why and I eventually found out by calling other restaurants. On top of all that, we got overcharged, but that's another story...

Pros: location

Cons: service, food

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The Sorriso and Caprese Panini me and a friend ordered were very ordinary and not worth $8-9 per.
But the loacation and service were nice and made up for the lacking dishes.

Maybe they have other dishes that may measure up.
Will come back to try again.

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★★★☆☆

The Sorriso and Caprese Panini me and a friend ordered were very ordinary and not worth $8-9 per.
But the loacation and service were nice and made up for the lacking dishes.

Maybe they have other dishes that may measure up.
Will come back to try again.

Pros: location, serive

Cons: The food

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I went there for dinner on a first date. We ordered two entrees and an appetizer. The appetizer arrives no problem. Then the waiter brings over the entrees, but they were both the WRONG ones. I tell him and he brings the correct ones over about 15 mins later. Maybe I should have reviewed the bill carefully because the next day, I realized that they charged me for the appetizer, our two entrees, and FOR ONE OF THE INCORRECT ENTREES. I basically paid another $20 for the waiter's stupid mistake. I called the restaurant the next day to complain and they said they'd refund me that extra entree. I didn't really care whether or not I got a refund, I wanted to make them aware of the terrible service. Nevertheless, a month later....still no refund. P.S. - The food was rather unremarkable as well. Never going back there and neither should you.

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★★★☆☆

I went there for dinner on a first date. We ordered two entrees and an appetizer. The appetizer arrives no problem. Then the waiter brings over the entrees, but they were both the WRONG ones. I tell him and he brings the correct ones over about 15 mins later. Maybe I should have reviewed the bill carefully because the next day, I realized that they charged me for the appetizer, our two entrees, and FOR ONE OF THE INCORRECT ENTREES. I basically paid another $20 for the waiter's stupid mistake. I called the restaurant the next day to complain and they said they'd refund me that extra entree. I didn't really care whether or not I got a refund, I wanted to make them aware of the terrible service. Nevertheless, a month later....still no refund. P.S. - The food was rather unremarkable as well. Never going back there and neither should you.

Pros: Uh, the valet guy was pretty funny

Cons: Service, food

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I don't normally comment on these types of things but after my experience at Villa Sorriso I could not keep my thoughts to myself. I can be a pretty harsh critic when it comes to restaurants, as I dine out often, so when something deserves praise, I want to make it known. My girlfriends and I had dinner there over the weekend and loved everything about the place. From the efficient host to the delightful server to the delectable food, we could not have been more pleased. I had the Mista Salad to start, then the Halibut for my entree and both were excellent. After dinner we enjoyed the nightclub atmosphere and a very attentive cocktail server took care of us for the rest of the evening. Be sure to sit on the patio, try their specialty martinis (the Desperate Housewife was my favorite) and make a reservation on Saturday nights. We are so glad we did.

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★★★★★

I don't normally comment on these types of things but after my experience at Villa Sorriso I could not keep my thoughts to myself. I can be a pretty harsh critic when it comes to restaurants, as I dine out often, so when something deserves praise, I want to make it known. My girlfriends and I had dinner there over the weekend and loved everything about the place. From the efficient host to the delightful server to the delectable food, we could not have been more pleased. I had the Mista Salad to start, then the Halibut for my entree and both were excellent. After dinner we enjoyed the nightclub atmosphere and a very attentive cocktail server took care of us for the rest of the evening. Be sure to sit on the patio, try their specialty martinis (the Desperate Housewife was my favorite) and make a reservation on Saturday nights. We are so glad we did.

Pros: A lovely experience all around

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Great space ... Great food ....

But the bad service was a big distraction from what would have been a great dinner.

Waiter disappeared for very long periods at a time.

Coffee wasn't offered with dessert. And when we did get some coffee it was room temperature. When warm (not hot) coffee finally arrived it had a curious foam (not espresso ... more like soap) on the top of it ...

A peevish person identified as a manager did come to our table when we objected to the addition of a gratuity without having 8 persons at our table.

What's sad about this is that our food was amazing.

Will wait for a "New Management" sign in the window before returning.

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★☆☆☆☆

Great space ... Great food ....

But the bad service was a big distraction from what would have been a great dinner.

Waiter disappeared for very long periods at a time.

Coffee wasn't offered with dessert. And when we did get some coffee it was room temperature. When warm (not hot) coffee finally arrived it had a curious foam (not espresso ... more like soap) on the top of it ...

A peevish person identified as a manager did come to our table when we objected to the addition of a gratuity without having 8 persons at our table.

What's sad about this is that our food was amazing.

Will wait for a "New Management" sign in the window before returning.

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I am the birthday boy mentioned in the review below and I just wanted to add my 2 cents. This restaurant had fairly decent food and I really like the ambiance. Our waiter was cool too. The only problem that I had, as mentioned in the other review, was with the security staff. Our meal was interrupted no less than 4 times by these guys demanding that my friend take off his hat (he was well dressed by the way, actually dressed better than most of the other people in the restaurant.) After the first incident, the waiter said not to worry, since it was so cold out and the restaurant couldn't provide us with another heater, the hat was okay. Well, I guess it wasn't because the security came back 3 more times over the next hour and a half. The fourth time, they came back with 2 bouncers even. They said, either take off the hat or leave, and this was right in the middle of dinner!

I can understand if they want to have a dress code for their "club" or whatever it was, but we were dinner guests in the restaurant. We came in without anyone mentioning a thing about the hat at the door. Our bill came out to well over $600 and these guys were treating us like some punks trying to crash the party. The even told my friend with the hat that it was a privilege for him to be eating there. What in the ??!? I felt like I was in a Ron White comedy sketch.

On top of that, my brother arrived 30 minutes late to dinner and they wouldn't even let him in to join us without paying a $10 cover charge!!

Basically, this whole incident put a damper on my birthday party. Even when we tried to talk to the manager, they started bad-mouthing my friend. I can accept a minor amount of snobby attitude at certain places, but Villa Sorriso is definitely not quality enough for me to put up with any of it.

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★★★☆☆

I am the birthday boy mentioned in the review below and I just wanted to add my 2 cents. This restaurant had fairly decent food and I really like the ambiance. Our waiter was cool too. The only problem that I had, as mentioned in the other review, was with the security staff. Our meal was interrupted no less than 4 times by these guys demanding that my friend take off his hat (he was well dressed by the way, actually dressed better than most of the other people in the restaurant.) After the first incident, the waiter said not to worry, since it was so cold out and the restaurant couldn't provide us with another heater, the hat was okay. Well, I guess it wasn't because the security came back 3 more times over the next hour and a half. The fourth time, they came back with 2 bouncers even. They said, either take off the hat or leave, and this was right in the middle of dinner!

I can understand if they want to have a dress code for their "club" or whatever it was, but we were dinner guests in the restaurant. We came in without anyone mentioning a thing about the hat at the door. Our bill came out to well over $600 and these guys were treating us like some punks trying to crash the party. The even told my friend with the hat that it was a privilege for him to be eating there. What in the ??!? I felt like I was in a Ron White comedy sketch.

On top of that, my brother arrived 30 minutes late to dinner and they wouldn't even let him in to join us without paying a $10 cover charge!!

Basically, this whole incident put a damper on my birthday party. Even when we tried to talk to the manager, they started bad-mouthing my friend. I can accept a minor amount of snobby attitude at certain places, but Villa Sorriso is definitely not quality enough for me to put up with any of it.

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To start with the positive ? I got the patio table I reserved and the calamari and bread were okay. The server wasn?t too bad either ? well? nice guy, slow service. Now, to why I am writing the review. I had planned a small gathering for a friends 30th birthday and made reservations for 15 people for a Friday night casual patio dinner. It started off with the hostess refusing to seat us until at least 1/2 of the party arrived?. The place was empty, so I didn?t see the problem. After we finally got seated, it took at least 15 minutes for the server to first show his face and take drink orders. After another 15 minutes he returned with the drinks and we had to ask for the bread and if he could bring any appetizers. Finally, about 45 minutes after we sat down, we ordered our dinner. The food came quick but my $18 pizza was extremely dry. Now for the part that ruined any chance of my return. The restaurant turns into a dance club/lounge after dinner hours ? which seems to be around 10pm. Once this happened, the lights start flashing red and blue and the security begins to swarm. 4 security men, at separate times, came up to our table in the middle of our meal and requested ? with major attitude ? that my friend (1 of the 15 people) take off his hat. After the 4th interruption I went to speak with the manager to request he ask his security to stop the hassling. The manager refused ? said they have a strict dress code. When I mentioned that no one told me this during my reservation or when we sat down, he did not care. He responded by telling me I shouldn?t even be wearing the shoes I had on! He became very aggressive and flat out refused to help. When I walked back to the table the security was there again, this time in a group, speaking with our server. The outcome was that my friend was asked to pay the bill and leave right away. There was no apology and for the remainder of the evening I felt like the entire security staff was staring.

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★★☆☆☆

To start with the positive ? I got the patio table I reserved and the calamari and bread were okay. The server wasn?t too bad either ? well? nice guy, slow service. Now, to why I am writing the review. I had planned a small gathering for a friends 30th birthday and made reservations for 15 people for a Friday night casual patio dinner. It started off with the hostess refusing to seat us until at least 1/2 of the party arrived?. The place was empty, so I didn?t see the problem. After we finally got seated, it took at least 15 minutes for the server to first show his face and take drink orders. After another 15 minutes he returned with the drinks and we had to ask for the bread and if he could bring any appetizers. Finally, about 45 minutes after we sat down, we ordered our dinner. The food came quick but my $18 pizza was extremely dry. Now for the part that ruined any chance of my return. The restaurant turns into a dance club/lounge after dinner hours ? which seems to be around 10pm. Once this happened, the lights start flashing red and blue and the security begins to swarm. 4 security men, at separate times, came up to our table in the middle of our meal and requested ? with major attitude ? that my friend (1 of the 15 people) take off his hat. After the 4th interruption I went to speak with the manager to request he ask his security to stop the hassling. The manager refused ? said they have a strict dress code. When I mentioned that no one told me this during my reservation or when we sat down, he did not care. He responded by telling me I shouldn?t even be wearing the shoes I had on! He became very aggressive and flat out refused to help. When I walked back to the table the security was there again, this time in a group, speaking with our server. The outcome was that my friend was asked to pay the bill and leave right away. There was no apology and for the remainder of the evening I felt like the entire security staff was staring.

Pros: Ambience is okay for a casual - but not for a restaurant that enforces a dress code.

Cons: Management

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I mean, seriously????
Okay, my husband and I gave this place two tries: once for dinner, and another time just for drinks in the lounge. Dinner was pretty bad. I should say.. the food was pretty bad. The crowd was great. Serive, pretty good. But I can't get over how bad the food was. Bland and greasy. I love food, and I would have much rather had fantastic food, and bad service (although, having both would be great). Anyways... food was a no-no.... but I drank enough wine to make the food taste less bad. The second time around, we thought we'd just drop in for some martinis since we looooved the ambience of the restaurant. NO. Took forever to make a simply dry martini and cosmo... and the martinis were below par. We don't understand the raves this restaurant gets.... perhaps because there isn't a lot of great restaurants in pasadena?? no, that's not it. I eat out a lot... all over... and there are plenty of better restaurants/ martini/wine lounges in pasadena. I have to say though, it's a fantastic-looking space... but a great looking place doesn't make up for bad food and drinks.

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★★★☆☆

I mean, seriously????
Okay, my husband and I gave this place two tries: once for dinner, and another time just for drinks in the lounge. Dinner was pretty bad. I should say.. the food was pretty bad. The crowd was great. Serive, pretty good. But I can't get over how bad the food was. Bland and greasy. I love food, and I would have much rather had fantastic food, and bad service (although, having both would be great). Anyways... food was a no-no.... but I drank enough wine to make the food taste less bad. The second time around, we thought we'd just drop in for some martinis since we looooved the ambience of the restaurant. NO. Took forever to make a simply dry martini and cosmo... and the martinis were below par. We don't understand the raves this restaurant gets.... perhaps because there isn't a lot of great restaurants in pasadena?? no, that's not it. I eat out a lot... all over... and there are plenty of better restaurants/ martini/wine lounges in pasadena. I have to say though, it's a fantastic-looking space... but a great looking place doesn't make up for bad food and drinks.

Pros: ambience

Cons: food, drinks, service

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If you are young and single or just want to hang out somewhere were you do not want to see knuckle heads. This is the place to be at. This fine Pasadena establishment is a great place to eat and have drinking in the evening. I have gone to many places and at one time or another sometimes tell myself that certain places would be great if certain crowds were not here. Well this place did that for me. Everything about this place is good. See for yourself.

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★★★★★

If you are young and single or just want to hang out somewhere were you do not want to see knuckle heads. This is the place to be at. This fine Pasadena establishment is a great place to eat and have drinking in the evening. I have gone to many places and at one time or another sometimes tell myself that certain places would be great if certain crowds were not here. Well this place did that for me. Everything about this place is good. See for yourself.

Pros: Location

Cons: It is not a club, so I don't know why they charge admission.

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I've been there a few times, and always had a great time. Their salmon are to die for, and also they have flavored iced tea that's really good. For dinner, you want to seat outside for more romantic feeling.

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★★★★★

I've been there a few times, and always had a great time. Their salmon are to die for, and also they have flavored iced tea that's really good. For dinner, you want to seat outside for more romantic feeling.

Pros: Great food, great outdoor seating, great environment

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This place not only is great for dinner.. but also on friday and saturday nights after the restuarant hours turns into a bar/club scene. Great music is played, making u enjoy the whole night.. Great place to go to if u want to also have a birthday or a small shindig.. with a VIP lounge area.

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★★★★★

This place not only is great for dinner.. but also on friday and saturday nights after the restuarant hours turns into a bar/club scene. Great music is played, making u enjoy the whole night.. Great place to go to if u want to also have a birthday or a small shindig.. with a VIP lounge area.

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A great place if you want to get drinks and get in the social scene.
Avoid at all cost if you want to go eat.
This place serves badly cooked dishes at a VERY EXPENSIVE price.
Fettucine Alfredo tastes like its from a can and only fills up half the plate for $15
the Lagsana tastes from Chef Boyardee for $15

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★★☆☆☆

A great place if you want to get drinks and get in the social scene.
Avoid at all cost if you want to go eat.
This place serves badly cooked dishes at a VERY EXPENSIVE price.
Fettucine Alfredo tastes like its from a can and only fills up half the plate for $15
the Lagsana tastes from Chef Boyardee for $15

Pros: Good Decoration, Sophisticated, Drinks

Cons: EXPENSIVE BAD FOOD

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This is a great place to eat on a warm summer night, or to have a nice
afternoon lunch. The patio is wonderful, the service is terrific and the
food is very good.

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★★★★☆

This is a great place to eat on a warm summer night, or to have a nice
afternoon lunch. The patio is wonderful, the service is terrific and the
food is very good.

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Extremely disappointed with the restaurant. They have a rodent running around in the restaurant and they still open the area for service. They knew about the situation and when we inform them that we saw a rodent their answer is that it's common in LA to have a rodent. Don't go to this restaurant.

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★☆☆☆☆

Extremely disappointed with the restaurant. They have a rodent running around in the restaurant and they still open the area for service. They knew about the situation and when we inform them that we saw a rodent their answer is that it's common in LA to have a rodent. Don't go to this restaurant.

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There is a private room that my company rented out for our Christmas party. It was nice and the food was really good. It wasnt loud up there and there werent other guests around so it was easy to mingle with co-workers. I have also been here for dinner and the food was really good. They have big portions so if you are not a big eater i suggest splitting with someone.

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★★★★☆

There is a private room that my company rented out for our Christmas party. It was nice and the food was really good. It wasnt loud up there and there werent other guests around so it was easy to mingle with co-workers. I have also been here for dinner and the food was really good. They have big portions so if you are not a big eater i suggest splitting with someone.

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This food was absolutely terrible and the wait was too long. I also thought the service was terrible. I definitely wouldn't recommend this place!

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★☆☆☆☆

This food was absolutely terrible and the wait was too long. I also thought the service was terrible. I definitely wouldn't recommend this place!

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This place is fabulous. 12 of my coworkers and I had lunch there earlier in the week, and left the restaurant not only with full bellies, but smiles on our faces. We explained to both the hostess and server that we were on a tight time schedule, and they assured us that we would be taken care of. The service was quick, the food hot and fulfilling and where do I begin with how lovely the place is!? The staff was very helpful, boxing our leftovers quickly and even correcting a mistake on the bill very quickly and graciously. Needless to say, we were very happy with the afternoon, and we are even considering having our Holiday party there.

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★★★★☆

This place is fabulous. 12 of my coworkers and I had lunch there earlier in the week, and left the restaurant not only with full bellies, but smiles on our faces. We explained to both the hostess and server that we were on a tight time schedule, and they assured us that we would be taken care of. The service was quick, the food hot and fulfilling and where do I begin with how lovely the place is!? The staff was very helpful, boxing our leftovers quickly and even correcting a mistake on the bill very quickly and graciously. Needless to say, we were very happy with the afternoon, and we are even considering having our Holiday party there.

Pros: service, food, timing

Cons: slow valet

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i have gone here on several occasions and been impressed every time. the food is great no matter what you get. they have pasta, salad, pizza, and its all excellent. i went here with all my girl friends. we sat outside and even though it was cold out they had heaters and it was a great atmosphere to enjoy each others company. i also came here with my dad before. we sat inside. the service was fantastic and we both loved the food. this would also be a great place to come on a date. i highly recommend this restaurant.

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★★★★★

i have gone here on several occasions and been impressed every time. the food is great no matter what you get. they have pasta, salad, pizza, and its all excellent. i went here with all my girl friends. we sat outside and even though it was cold out they had heaters and it was a great atmosphere to enjoy each others company. i also came here with my dad before. we sat inside. the service was fantastic and we both loved the food. this would also be a great place to come on a date. i highly recommend this restaurant.

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I took my girlfriend out to Villa Sorriso for our 3rd anniversary last night, and I was super impressed with this place. My girlfriend and I were awestruck with the beautiful surroundings. Our server was pleasant and efficient. I ordered the Chicken Marsala which was so flavorful and succulent. My girlfriend got one of the pasta dishes and she barely looked up from her plate! We had an awesome time, and I recommend this place for anyone looking for instant romance.

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★★★★★

I took my girlfriend out to Villa Sorriso for our 3rd anniversary last night, and I was super impressed with this place. My girlfriend and I were awestruck with the beautiful surroundings. Our server was pleasant and efficient. I ordered the Chicken Marsala which was so flavorful and succulent. My girlfriend got one of the pasta dishes and she barely looked up from her plate! We had an awesome time, and I recommend this place for anyone looking for instant romance.

Pros: surroundings, food, quality

Cons: needs BIG dancefloor!

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I visited Villa Sorriso for my birthday, and had a grand time. The place is absolutely beautiful - like another world. The food was great, not to mention economical. My girlfriends and I were greeted with smiling faces and served with respect. We sat under one of the patio cabanas and enjoyed looking around and seeing candles, a firepit, a vintage movie and all around pleasant vibes. We enjoyed several of the famed martinis off of the impresive list, and didn't bust our budget!! I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for great food, ambiance, and an impressive bar!!

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★★★★★

I visited Villa Sorriso for my birthday, and had a grand time. The place is absolutely beautiful - like another world. The food was great, not to mention economical. My girlfriends and I were greeted with smiling faces and served with respect. We sat under one of the patio cabanas and enjoyed looking around and seeing candles, a firepit, a vintage movie and all around pleasant vibes. We enjoyed several of the famed martinis off of the impresive list, and didn't bust our budget!! I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for great food, ambiance, and an impressive bar!!

Pros: food, ambiance, service

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My friends took me out to lunch for my birthday and we were very dissapointed with the lack of service. The waiter never asked how our food was, we had to ask 3 times to get a refill of hot water for our teas and when we finally got it the waiter gave the wrong teas to the wrong people, when I asked for more salad dressing they brought the wrong dressing, then he dropped off the check and did not ask if we wanted dessert which we wanted. So very disappointing, never again!

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★☆☆☆☆

My friends took me out to lunch for my birthday and we were very dissapointed with the lack of service. The waiter never asked how our food was, we had to ask 3 times to get a refill of hot water for our teas and when we finally got it the waiter gave the wrong teas to the wrong people, when I asked for more salad dressing they brought the wrong dressing, then he dropped off the check and did not ask if we wanted dessert which we wanted. So very disappointing, never again!

Pros: seated promptly

Cons: bad service, cold

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This place is not optimized for large parties. Trying to get water for our table was like pulling teeth, and it was like self service when it came to getting your order. The waiter would yell out "sea bass" and I would have to raise my hand for my order. Whatever happened to the waiter remembering your order? Our waiter even botched up the coffee orders and the cake that was brought took forever to slice and serve. Trying to get a drink at the bar was such a joke. The bartenders have this weird power trip where they don't even acknowledge you. Go to the upstairs lounge, at least the bartender there is helpful and will serve you right away.

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★☆☆☆☆

This place is not optimized for large parties. Trying to get water for our table was like pulling teeth, and it was like self service when it came to getting your order. The waiter would yell out "sea bass" and I would have to raise my hand for my order. Whatever happened to the waiter remembering your order? Our waiter even botched up the coffee orders and the cake that was brought took forever to slice and serve. Trying to get a drink at the bar was such a joke. The bartenders have this weird power trip where they don't even acknowledge you. Go to the upstairs lounge, at least the bartender there is helpful and will serve you right away.

Pros: None

Cons: Service, Bartenders

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It was 8p.m on a Saturday night, so it was yet to be insanely busy as it usually is....I walk up to the hostess stand with a few of my girlfriends we dont have reservations but we ask if we can have a table for 5 the host immediatley responds with attitude, we are no longer serving..We are no longer serving?? She throws out you can sit at the bar....after we stood there for about 2 mins waiting...she then turned her back to us and proceeded to talk to the other host..That was the RUDEST host I have ever encountered...

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★★☆☆☆

It was 8p.m on a Saturday night, so it was yet to be insanely busy as it usually is....I walk up to the hostess stand with a few of my girlfriends we dont have reservations but we ask if we can have a table for 5 the host immediatley responds with attitude, we are no longer serving..We are no longer serving?? She throws out you can sit at the bar....after we stood there for about 2 mins waiting...she then turned her back to us and proceeded to talk to the other host..That was the RUDEST host I have ever encountered...

Cons: RUDE HOST, RUDE HOST, RUDE HOST

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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

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★☆☆☆☆

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

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My favortie restaurant in pasadena! Warm atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff, delicious entrees....

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★★★★★

My favortie restaurant in pasadena! Warm atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff, delicious entrees....

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