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1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
+1 941-741-8646
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“penne” (39 reviews)
“torte” (21 reviews)
“pate” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited this restaurant many times and every time the experience is outstanding! The food is always delicious and the service is top notch.

Thank heidisinger97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ortygia is an excellent restaurant. Guy the chef and owner is extremely nice and dedicated to his customers. My experience at Ortygia as memorable because Guy treated us like family and cooked wonderfully with his Italian oriented cuisine. I came here with my boyfriend and...More

Thank isateq
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Like the Lockout Mountain advertising for finding your gems, the same could be said for Ortygia the hidden gem in Bradenton. It is chef owned and operated and Gaetano is GREAT! His creations are mouthwatering delicious. April, his partner, is charming and helpful. We started...More

Thank FiaSarasota
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Even with a reservation, we waited forever to be seated. Then, it took forever to deliver our meals...and one meal didn't make it to the table for another 20 minutes after that. Pork. Arrived RAW. Inedible. Our table was astonished. Waiter was "snarcastic". They offered...More

Thank Explore-and-enjoy
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Just had a romantic anniversary dinner with my hubby. He so wanted to please his Italian wife, he found a place with Sicilian food! I had Garlic Bisque with almonds as an appetizer, a definite must for garlic lovers. We both chose the same entree:...More

Thank annettemhorner
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had read such glowing reviews that we saved this restaurant for our last dinner in Bradenton, fully expecting to save the best for last. It is located smack in the middle of a residential area, a surprise in itself., and the cars outside were...More

1  Thank lindiron
ortygiabradenton, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

We are sorry for your less than spectacular experience. However, everyone who dines here receives the same wonderful service and food regardless of their beverage choices, as is apparent by our customers' feedback. To assume that your service and /or food was not up to...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018

We live in Bradenton and always take our guests here. Consequently, I have had everything on the menu and loved every morsel. The atmosphere is casual and friendly. Guy is all over the place: sometimes just in the kitchen, sometimes serving, sometimes both and always...More

1  Thank lodemaj
ortygiabradenton, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Yes, I am all over the place. Thanks for putting up with me!

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch and were blown away by the menu and the food. There are three different pates on the menu. I had a sampler of two and rank them the best I have had. Also had a torte rustica , and my husband had...More

Thank Jlaurent731
ortygiabradenton, Owner at Ortygia, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thanks so much Judy. Looking forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

A solitary restaurant in a residential area with a funky decor. The place is warm and genuine with 3 or 4 small dining areas. Chef owned and operated, he is a hands on guy who appears to love his guests as well as he does...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Located in an old house in a residential area. You wonder if you are going to the correct place. Small. Friendly efficient service. Had the specials. Veal osso buco with penne and tuna with eggplant and roasted Brussels sprouts. Bottle of Sicilian white wine and...More

Thank Denise E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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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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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