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Ortygia

1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
+1 941-741-8646
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a corner table outside on their patio. Ordered the house pate and it was very good. Peppercorn crusted served with a homemade raspberry? jam, mustard and bread. Would order that again. Both of us got one of their evening specials. One a salmon...More

Thank edward d
ortygiabradenton, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the glowing compliments. I apologize for the spotty service, I will look into this incident and attempt to insure it does not happen again. You were so kind to emphasize that it was really busy. I appreciate your your honesty...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint restaurant in Bradenton isn't the easiest to find but well worth the effort. A renovated home which seats app 40 has a very personal touch. Guy, the owner/chef will spend time with you to make recommendations. Although both wine list and entrees are...More

Thank Al D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were having a terrible experience and tried to leave after placing our order. Waitress verbally berated us. We needed to leave and told waitress we needed our bill. She refused to bring it, and smirked at us on several trips in an out of...More

Thank HColes11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have come to this restaurant several times and it is always great. The restaurant is in an older house in old Bradenton which has its own charms...The menu has some standard items but Chef Geatano always has something new or different to experience. He...More

Thank KtheJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is more than just a restaurant! It's like coming home to family. A group of 10 friends, we reserved a table on a Tuesday night. At last minute, we became 11 - April was very accommodating and managed to fit us all in...More

Thank WandererSarasotaFL
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Real Sicilian cooking in the art district of Bradenton. The menu and wine list are both short, but what is there is excellent. The cheapest wine on the list (the Malbec) was eminently drinkable, and the bruschetta and home-made pate delicious. LI wife was a...More

Thank buffytvs488
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this quaint restaurant for the first time on the recommendation of a friend.Wow what a find ! We chose to dine on the patio and were waited on by Corinna who couldn’t have been more helpful Chef came and recommended a very good...More

Thank winebuff14
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Our first visit was when they first opened and we were not totally impressed. However, upon going back tonight we found an entirely different atmosphere and menu. We had a fantastic meal and will return soon. I had a wonderful cheese torte and timbale to...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Last week my friend and I attended a cooking class at Ortygia. We had a blast. Guy and April could not have made this more fun. Wine was great and so was the food that we all made. It was more than a cooking class,...More

Thank lvrusty43
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Sixth wedding anniversary. Very excited. That's where we find ourselves. Reservations for 7pm, arrive and are ignored by the staff for a good five minutes. Choice of two tables, one in front of the band the other in front of the toilets. Nice. Didn't have...More

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carciofi, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Where do I begin. If someone’s idea of a long wait is 5 minutes, then one’s perception of what constitutes a long wait is a bit skewered. I’ve waited longer than that in a fast food drive through. We are a small place with 35...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bradenton
  • Phone Number: +1 941-741-8646
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Description
At Ortygia Restaurant in our artsy 1920's vintage bungalow we offer a unique, culinary experience. Located just minutes from downtown Bradenton. We offer French/Sicilian cuisine in a small, intimate, indoor or outdoor setting. Where many venues offer an array of glitz and glitter, the attraction of Ortygia is its eclectic charm, unparalleled backdrop, the beauty of nature and an abiding sense of La Bella Vita! Add the ambiance of candles, torches, lights, music and laughter, Ortygia glows with its own brand of beauty that lures people back over and over again. Our distinctive and exceptional cuisine is just another reason so many individuals choose Ortygia to host their special events.
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