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Ambridge Italian Villa

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Ambridge Italian Villa

Location Details

PHONE: 724-266-1919
ADDRESS: 1710 Duss Avenue
Ambridge, PA 15003
HOURS: Mon-Th: 10-10; Fri & Sat: 10-11; Sun:10-10

Description

It’s called “Italian Villa,” but its specialty is Greek food! A Beaver County institution since the 1970s, the “Villa,” now owned by John and Amy Palavros, was started by John’s parents before him.

Offering finger foods, pizzas, stromboli, spaghetti, gnocchi, and even breakfast, the Villa is always busy. But its claim to fame is its Famous Western Pennsylvania Gyro Sandwich, a tasty combination of lamb, tomato, onion, and tzatziki sauce (strained yogurt with cucumbers, garlic, salt, olive oil, pepper, dill, and mint) on pita bread. Another big hit is the chicken, pork, or lamb souvlaki (small piece of meat, tomatoes, and onions grilled on a skewer). Desserts include baklava (phyllo dough with nuts and honey syrup), galactobouriko (Greek custard), and koulourakia (twisted butter cookies). Visiting the Villa is a treat not to be missed!

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