Located in Tampa, FL, Ava is an authentic Italian restaurant and a beautiful venue for rehearsal dinners, showers, and other wedding-related events. The team at this eatery are experts at crafting delicious Italian cuisine bursting with fresh, seasonal flavors. For them, cooking is a daily ritual that they would love to share with you and your loved ones as you enjoy a pre-wedding celebration to remember. The private dining spaces at Ava feature a modern yet laid-back atmosphere, perfect for spending time with your nearest and dearest while sipping on cocktails created by the restaurant's talented bartenders. You can also host your event outdoors in the al fresco patio area if you would prefer to experience "la dolce vita" outdoors! The culinary team has designed a dinner menu that showcases the simplicity and rustic charm of Italian cuisine while also putting an innovative spin on crowd-pleasing favorite dishes. From Neapolitan-style pizza prepared in a traditional pizza oven to fresh Lamb Bolognese, your guests can be as adventurous as they like or keep things simple with their menu choices at Ava. Ava restaurant can accommodate up to 45 guests for rehearsal dinners and other intimate events in our private rooms or our patio. Monday-Friday from 10-4:30 the restaurant can be rented out for large private events. The team will work with you during the lead-up and on the day of your event to ensure that everything from the menu to the dining room's décor is tailored to your tastes and preferences. This allows you to focus on enjoying every moment of your wedding journey and making memories to last a lifetime.