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Violi's Restaurant - CLOSED

209 Center St, Massena, NY 13662-1457
+1 315-764-0329
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
15 Mar 2016
“Outstanding veal dishes”
8 Feb 2016
“Really miss this place”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
209 Center St, Massena, NY 13662-1457
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Outstanding family owned and operated for nearly 60 years. Closed the doors a year and half ago as the brothers retired.

1  Thank Judgemas
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Great place but now closed. I went there for more then 30 years. I really miss it. It was family owned. One of the family was always there to greet you by your first name.

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Was very good restaurant.Now closed due to labor problems.Was my favorite in Massena.Should be a historic landmark.Like many places locally gone south is a good phrase.Best place to visit I'm Massena is Eisenhower lock,during the season..You can drive your car under a large transport shil...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Violi's restaurant closed for good several months ago.I have to write 100 characters for you all to know this wonderful restaurant will not open again.

1  Thank LeeUpstateNewYork
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Violi's never served breakfast in the 50 years that I was a loyal customer. I think senior reviewer Gemineye99 might be having a senior moment. I think she is reviewing the Via Main restaurant in Massena, which is a "good diner" and one of my...More

Thank SouthwestBooster
Reviewed 9 October 2014

From my teenage years, being allowed to take my parents car across the USA border and with my friend Paul, treating ourselves to a classy, special meal that we could hardly afford. Not only was the food delicious, the atmosphere was classy, the service on...More

3  Thank JoyfulM3
Reviewed 7 September 2014

Stopped in while on vacation in Massena. Place was packed and was informed it was their last weekend after 70 years they were closing !

2  Thank Valsy2014
Reviewed 23 August 2014

I had read some of the reviews and wanted to make this a stop. Others have talked about the cheesy decor, what does that have to do with good food? Our meals were excellent, server was attentive and will definitely be a return spot for...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 6 July 2014

No one was around when we entered, had to call out several times before we were acknowledged. We asked to sit closer to the door due to a member of our party being elderly and had to ask again when they tried to take us...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

We tried this place twice so to give it a fair shake. First the lot & building & neighborhood are beat... You go in and the decor is from the 80's of earlier. Great service We tried the calamari - best around! Fresh cut fresh...More

Thank dwright438
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Center St, Massena, NY 13662-1457
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Massena
  • Phone Number: +1 315-764-0329
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