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Welcome to A Taste of Italy
With many years of experience in the culinary field Chef/Owner John Venturi creates award winning traditional Italian specialties. Whether you desire a sumptuous dish of homemade pasta or a mouthwatering meat or seafood entrée your palate will be delighted with the flavors of authentic Tuscan cuisine.  All selections are prepared to order and incorporate fresh local and home-grown ingredients. As you await your meal enjoy the homemade bread with the garlic aioli dip. Anyone choosing to have wine with his meal may bring his own. Professional staff will be delighted to serve you. Some of the delectable desserts that will complete your fine dining experience are tiramisu, cannoli, cheesecake and an assortment of gelatos and sorbets.

John’s daily specials include Osso Bucco, Beef Braciole, Shrimp Fra Diavolo, Lasagna, Manicotti, Penne Vodka and Fettuccine Alfredo. Steaks and chops are cut to order and can be topped with hot peppers, mushrooms, garlic and onions.

Come to “A Taste of Italy” for your next fine dining experience,
“where every dish is a work of art and every taste a treasure.”

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Visit us for lunch Monday-Saturday!

On and off premise catering available; we can create an elegant banquet for your special occasion!

Restaurant hours

Monday through Saturday ….. 11:30 - 9:00
Sunday … closed for private parties.

A Taste of Italy does not serve alcoholic beverages.
You are welcome to bring your favorite wine or other alcohol.

Reservations are strongly recommended.
Catering on or off the premises is available.     


6007 Columbia Boulevard (Route 11) in Bloomsburg, 
Pennsylvania just south of the Interstate 80 Junction. 

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