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Ortygia

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1418 13th St W, Bradenton, FL 34205-7239
+1 941-741-8646
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17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First it is a shame as the venue is cool, feels like an Austin restaraunt great outdoor area and excellent music. A 2011 Barolo for under $50 was terrific....and then everything falls apart I knew we had a problem when it took 15 minutes to get a menu and 30minutes before we placed our drink order and ordered appetizers at... More 

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Thank Ron S
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Possibly the best restaurant in Bradenton is a hidden gem. Ortygia is not just fine dining, it is an experience. Chef Gaetano exudes his passion for life and cooking. The night we were there my wife and I chatted with the chef, his awesome staff and his beautiful Sicilian mother. There was live music and the entire restaurant was vibrant... More 

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Thank Matthew S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food - interesting atmosphere - old Florida home - restaurant tables spread between rooms - so a little quieter than usual- look forward to returning!!

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Thank Holly M
Bradenton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent experience,great staff,chef,food,Sat outside on a beautiful day,much better than i expected

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Thank lasour
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were attending a wedding in Bradenton and had some time to kill the evening before. We are so happy we stumbled across Ortygia for our impromptu dinner! The service and food were fantastic. Excellent, authentic Sicilian food with a great selection of wine by the glass to pair with the meal. If you are in Brandenton,... More 

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Thank Aaron K
Naperville, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was simply outstanding!! The owner /chef/harmonica player sets the tone. Don't be turned off when you see the outside! The inside is very cozy and has a family type atmosphere. The service is as outstanding as the food. The soup, appetizers, and entrées were the best. This is one of the best dining experiences I've ever had! A... More 

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Thank jeffrusso
Warrenton, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family celebrated my parent's 60th wedding anniversary. The service, food and overall family atmosphere was outstanding. The food was very creative, delicious and not overly filling. Guy and his staff made you feel like family and so comfortable. A must place to have dinner

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Thank thedude072759
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such an amazing experience. It starts when you enter the restaurant. The smells of the fresh cooking foods in the kitchen immediately overwhelm you and prepare you for the most delicious meal. The setting is that of an old world Italian restaurant. The staff is so friendly and everything from the music to the linens makes you feel... More 

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Thank Terry A
Bradenton, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little house in the Village of the Arts doesn't look like it would contain a great dining experience, but it does. It is our go-to restaurant for entertaining or just us. If the owner/chef Guy, is there, he will be at your table chatting away or playing his harmonica. The atmosphere is whimsical with pictures of his close knit... More 

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Thank lodemaj
West Sayville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the Village of the Arts, Bradenton Florida. The setting is quaint, and whimsey. We sat outside, every table was taken, we had reservations, got seated right away. The staff were very attentive, we got our drink order in no time, and then ordered the appetizers and the entree. Well it took awhile to get both. You... More 

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Thank Judy A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?