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Vic & Ola’s Review: A Culinary Odyssey Through Italy

Matty Thomas December 31, 2023 Restaurant Reviews

Pricing: $$$

Ambiance: Fine Dining Establishment

Food: Fine Italian Food, Pasta, Burrata

Drinks: Craft Cocktails, Wine

Nestled in the heart of Scottsdale, Vic & Ola’s is a hidden gem for lovers of Calabrian and Sicilian cuisine. With an overall rating of 4.3, this Italian-themed restaurant offers a delightful dining experience that combines delicious food, enticing drinks, and a charming ambiance.


The restaurant exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere, with a small bar area, cozy indoor seating, and a spacious outdoor patio. The highlight of the décor is a stunning stained glass window that bathes the dining area in a rainbow of hues, creating an intimate and unique ambiance.


The journey at Vic & Ola’s begins with the bread – perfectly crusty on the outside with soft, herbed butter that delights the palate. The “Mista Salad” is a must-try, boasting finely chopped ingredients that burst with flavors in every bite. It’s evident that the kitchen goes the extra mile to create a memorable dining experience.

Moving on to the mains, the Bolognese lasagna is a comforting classic with a rich and hearty sauce. If you’re in the mood for something lighter, the pomodoro pasta is a delightful choice, featuring fresh tomatoes, garlic, basil, and more. Every dish reflects the essence of Italian cuisine.

Menu Highlights:

  • Arancini: These saffron-infused, beef, and pork Bolognese-stuffed rice balls are a delectable starter.
  • Tagliatelle di Olivia: Spinach tagliatelle with artichoke hearts, capers, anchovies, and cured olives – a uniquely Sicilian pasta.
  • Osso Bucco: Tender cross-cut veal shanks that melt in your mouth.
  • Lobster Mezzelune: Lobster-stuffed ravioli in a creamy saffron sauce – a taste of the sea.
  • Calabrian Shrimp: A flavorful seafood delight that transports you to Southern Italy.


As with the food, Vic & Ola’s boasts an extensive Italian wine list, featuring selections like Pinot Grigio, Sangiovese, and Valpolicella. The cocktail menu is equally impressive, with options like the ‘All Saints’ martini and the ‘Margarita Milano,’ offering a delightful blend of flavors to complement your meal.

External Reviews

In addition to our review, Vic & Ola’s has garnered praise from diners on platforms like Yelp, Google, and TripAdvisor, with many commending the restaurant’s authentic Italian flavors, generous portions, and excellent service.


In conclusion, Vic & Ola’s is more than just a restaurant; it’s a culinary expedition through Southern Italian cuisine and a wine tour of Italy’s major regions. Whether you’re seeking a romantic dinner on the patio or a cozy indoor meal, this restaurant delivers an unforgettable experience that will leave you craving more. Don’t miss the chance to savor the flavors of Calabria and Sicily right here in Scottsdale. Come hungry, leave delighted!

Finally, If you’re looking for more restaurants like this, be sure to checkout our list of the best fine dining establishments that Scottsdale has to offer.

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Matty Thomas December 31, 2023 Restaurant Reviews