-Open For Groups of 20 or more by Reservation Only-
7-Course Champagne Dinners w/ 6:00pm & 7:00pm Seatings
Since 1982, The Victorian Villa Inn has been celebrated for it's 19th Century Style Dining and Victorian Cuisine. Famous from the beginning for it's 7-Course Victorian-Style Champagne Dinners, Victoria's now boasts a 42-Seat Full-Service Restaurant (totally non-smoking) that is open to both The Victorian Villa's overnight groups of lodging guests as well as to the General Public. Now our special 7-Course Champage Dinners are available to groups of 20 or more by advance reservation only.
Victoria's Restaurant is Open By Reservation Only - which means - All Group Dinner Reservatons Require a 6-day Notice. In addition to offering Enchanted Dining in a Relaxed Atmosphere, Victoria's offers a full Internationally Award Winning Wine List, Gourmet Domestic & Imported Beers & Lagers, and Exotic Imported Liqueurs & Premium Cocktails.
The Villa also offers (when weather permits) Dining al Fresco in the Summer-time on our 20 seat outdoor sun-filled deck with an Acre and a Half of Victorian Landscaped Vistas to enjoy during guest's group dining experience.
Victoria's Restaurant is small enough to provide an Intimate Candlelight & Champagne Dinner for Twenty or more to celebrate that special Birthday or Anniversary and large enough to cater your Outdoor Wedding Reception Dinner Event with Plated Service or Buffet Service for up to 200 of your guests with complete gourmet dinners...replete with white linens & candlelight dining under white wedding tents and canopies.
Victoria's also schedules Special Wine & Dinner Events thoughout the year. One of these Special Event Wine Dinners that The Victorian Villa is famous for is it's "Charles Dickens' Roast Goose & Spirits Dinner" held the first 3 weekends each December. This very special Victorian Christmas treat includes 9-Courses of Food and 6 Courses of Spirits - identical to the dinners described by Dickens' in his novel "The Christmas Carol". But wait there's more....Charles Dickens' himself is here to provide guests with a dramatized reading of his famous Christmas novel in between courses - What a way to celebrate the holidays in Victorian Style & Splendor. Please call ahead to schedule your group for our "Charles Dickens' Roast Goose & Spirits Dinner" Menu, Schedule & Flier. Make your reservations now to be included in this year's special "Christmas Carol" Feast.
In addition to the 9-Course Charles Dickens' Roast Goose & Spirits Dinner. Victoria's Restaurant Schedules additional Special Dining & Festival Events throughout which in the past have included: French Burgundy Wine Dinner; French Bordeaux Wine Dinner; Australian Wine Dinner; Opus One Wine Dinner; California Wine Dinner; Marilyn Merlot Wine Dinner & Merlot Tasting Event; Michigan Winemakers Wine Dinner; Italian Summer Whites Wine Dinner; Sherlock Holmes Mystery Wine & Ale Dinner; Mark Twain Tonight Wine Dinner (rumor's of his demise have been greatly exaggerated); & Single Malt Scotch & Cigar Tasting Event & Dinner; 19th Century Celtic Wine Dinner, Single Malt Whisky Tasting & Celtic Band Event (where guest groups can sample single malt scotch whiskys and enjoy 19th Century Scottish Cuisine complete with Scottish bagpipe entertainment) Please check our current Calendar of Events for the Special Wine Dinners that are scheduled this year.
In addition to Special Dinner Events, Victoria's also hosts the Special Dinners that are associated with The Victorian Villa Inn's special weekend events which include our Mystery Event Weekends & Sherlock Holmes Mystery Weekends which are scheduled throughout the year and our Victorian Old-Fashioned Christmas Weekends which are always scheduled the first few weekends in December. Please check our current Calendar of Events for the Special Wine Dinners that are scheduled this year.
If you would like to reserve seating for dinner for your group at Victoria’s or if you have a special event coming up in the near future please call our toll-free number at The Villa (517) 741-7383 to make your reservations. We gladly accommodate groups of 20 or more please ask for a quote from our manager. We welcome you to our Romantic Inn and we invite you to join us for an Elegant & Memorable Dinner...
Please let us know of any Dietary Restrictions or Vegetarian Preferences that you may have prior to your arrival. We want you to enjoy your dining experience...have a great time...and come back often.
2013 - Itlalian Inspired Bill of Fare
The Villa’s Famous 7-Course Champagne Dinners
Opening to the general public in January 1992, Victoria’s, with seating for 42 guests, boasts a nationally recognized 7-Course Champagne Dinner Menu applauded by many national publications including Better Homes & Gardens, Midwest Living, and Victoria Magazine, & an Internationally Recognized "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator Magazine since 1993.
Aperitif & Appetizer Course
Chilled Flute of House Sparkling Wine or Sparkling Grape Juice
Victoria’s Signature Appetizer for Two including Imported Crackers & Comestibles
Soup and Bread & Butter Courses:
Savory & Freshly Prepared Home-Style Soup del Giorno & Fresh Baked Bread & Butter
Seasonal Signature Salad or the Villa's own Sigature Caesar Salad
Michigan-Made Fresh-Fruit Sorbetto
Bill of Fare
All Entrees Include our Starch and Vegetable of the day.
12-14 Ounce Hand Cut Bistecca del Giorno Marinated in the Villa’s own signature marinade & grilled over an open flame - served w/ Villa’s Signature Butter Sauce !
12-oz Center Cut Boneless Loin-of-Boar Chop: Marinated in the Villa’s own signature marinade & grilled over an open flame - served wi/ Villa’s Signature Butter Sauce !
Succulent Marinated Half Duckling A perennial favorite - marinated in the Villa’s signature marinade & Roasted to Perfection.
Fruitti del Mare'
Half-Pound Norwegian Red Salmon Boneless Filet: Freshly Flash Frozen on board and vacumn sealed for the freshest of taste - Seasoned w/ Butter & the Villa's own Signature Sauce grilled over open flame Wonderful !!!
Jumbo Shrimp Scampi w/ Garlic Butter Butter Sauce. Pan sauteed in fresh garlic butter and served over a warm bed of freshly steamed organically grown whole short grain rice and wild rice Wonderful !!!
Pasta - Pasta
Chicken Marsala & Pasta del Giorno: 6-oz. marinated skinless / boneless Chicken Breast, sauteed in Virgin Olive Oile and w/ Creamy Sicilian Marsala Wine & Morel Mushroom Sauce over a bed of freshly prepared pasta of the day.
Nightly Pasta Special - Pasta del Giorno: Signature Italian Sauce over a bed of our freshly prepared pasta of the day. Also ask about our Vegetarian offerings.
Choose from our freshly prepared daily Assortment of Desserts,
House Cordials & Decadent After-Dinner Coffees
7- Course Champagne Dinner - $47.50/Guest
(7-Course Champagne Dinners Available For Groups of 20 or more Most Nights by Advance Reservation)
Gratuity of 20% automatically charged to groups of 20 guests or more !!