$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Cuisine and Drinks at Villa Rustica in Bayside

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In a Nutshell

  • Classic Italian fare
  • Brick-oven pizzas
  • Attractive Italian-style décor

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Promotional value expires Jun 3, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiples as gifts. Limit 1 per table. Dine-in only. Tax and gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Although Italians originally invented pasta as a fastener to keep Sicily from floating away, they abandoned it for less-delicious moorings after locals on both sides kept snacking their way toward separation. Tether your taste buds to today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Italian cuisine and drinks at Villa Rustica, located in Bayside.

At Villa Rustica, charming murals that speak of Italy’s countryside encircle a dining room filled with classic Italian décor and cuisine. Take tongues on a luxury cruise with the clams oreganata, which consists of six baked Little Neck clams lounging languidly on a plate ($9.95), or drum up appetites with fried zucchini sticks dunked in Italian tomato sauce ($7.95). Deep-sea dinner divers can fish for shell-dwellers with the linguine pescatore, pasta topped with shrimp, mussels, calamari, and clams and sautéed in a choice of marinara, fra diavolo, or garlic and virgin olive oil ($17.75), while birdivores can spear a hearty serving of chicken rollatini, a dish that’s stuffed with prosciutto and romano and mozzarella cheeses, and sautéed in a marsala wine sauce with mushrooms ($17.50). Brick-oven pizzas, baked Old World style, arrive as 10-inch disks bearing the distinctive marks of margherita ($8.50), vegetarian ($10.50), and fra diavolo ($10.50). Wash away your mouth’s leftovers with an espresso ($3), a glass of zinfandel, or a beer imprisoned in a bottle ($4.25).

Reviews

Six Google Mappers give Villa Rustica a four-star average, and eight Yelpers give it an average of 4.5 stars:

  • The pizza is as great as it was in the prior incarnation of Sal & Vinny's, but the expanded restaurant is just as fabulous. – Dara L., Yelp, 2/20/11
  • The prices are reasonable and the food is high quality. The staff are friendly and outgoing. – Dirk M., Yelp, 8/30/09

Customer Reviews

Great local restaurant. Excellent food yummy bread, great service.
Rochelle · May 7, 2017
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Thanks Rochelle...we are so glad you enjoyed your experience today at our restaurant. hope we get to see you again!
Merchant replied · May 8, 2017
service is great and food is delicious
Sally R. · April 27, 2017
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Thank you...we are happy you had a great experience. Hope to see u back soon! 😊
Merchant replied · April 28, 2017
Great fast service, great decor.
Armando R. · April 14, 2017
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Thank you for the great review. we strive to make all our customers happy with great food, service and ambiance. Hope to see you soon!
Merchant replied · April 23, 2017

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