Antonio Roman Village

2016 Save the Date


The Rugiero Family welcomes you to join them for their 2016 Special Events
“Help us keep our promise for a better tomorrow”


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Throughout the year Antonio’s and Roman Village host numerous promotions and events to share with your friends and family at our restaurants. Please mark your calendar for the special events listed here and download our FREE app and join Club Italiana to keep up-to-date with announcements from the Rugiero Family. Grazie!


2016 Italian Film Festival USA Metro Detroit

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Antonio’s is proud to be a National Sponsor

DATE- every weekend March 30th – April 24th

Come join us and celebrate the 12th Annual Italian Film Festival USA 

Again, this year Antonio’s is pleased to collaborate with the Detroit Italian Film Festival in support of bringing the best line-up of 14 recent premiers of contemporary, award-winning Italian films to venues around the metro area.

For program and sponsorship information, please visit the festival’s or call 248-930-6017.

All films are FREE and open to the general public.

Films are shown in Italian with English subtitles.

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8th Annual Opera Day at Antonio’s Cucina Italiana

Thursday, May 5th

This is our 8th year supporting the arts in Michigan with OPERA DAY at Antonio’s Cucina Italiana. Everyone that dines at Antonio’s on Thursday, May 5th a portion of proceeds from the day will be donated to the Michigan Opera Theater.

April 10th – May 5th come to Antonio’s–Receive a 25% Discount Opera Voucher to purchase tickets for any opera performance of THE Magic Flute, May 14, 2016 – May 22, 2016 when you dine at Antonio’s.

23st Annual Feast of  St. Antonio

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The Holy Year of Mercy 2016

Monday, June 13th

Donate to the lunch buffet from 11am – 3pm, or order off the regular priced menu 11am to 10 pm. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. (Antonio’s locations only)

“For the sixth consecutive year we at the Capuchin Soup Kitchen are pleased to join Mr. Rugiero and his family in a festive celebration of the Feast of his namesake, St. Anthony.
As Franciscan friars, we Capuchins take great delight in commemorating the life and work of a fellow Franciscan. We hope to see you at the Feast of St. Antonio’s in support of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.”

-Jerry Smith, OFM, Executive Director
Capuchin Soup Kitchen

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(Canton location only)

June 27st – July 3rd (closed July 4th)

FREE Gelato when you dine with us, lunch or dinner. (Dining room only)

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July 1st, 5-8 pm

Displaying Italy’s Finest Cars presented by Jeff Cauley. We welcome Ferrari owners to join us in displaying their vehicles this evening and enjoy a complimentary dinner. (Some exclusion apply)

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ribbonBreast Cancer Awareness Month

Month of October

$2 donated for every Large Pizza sold in the month of October. Benefitting “Breast Friends Forever” at St. Joseph’s Mercy Health System supporting uninsured or underinsured women who are in need of treatment.

In memory of Fernanda Santioni ~ Benefitting Breast Cancer Awareness.

Columbus Day

Christopher Columbus Day

Monday, October 10th

“In 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue….” Order any entrée off the menu and pay $14.92 includes dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. (Dine-in only, tax and gratuity not included, some exclusions apply)

The Rugiero family along with the University of Michigan

Invite you to the 6th

Rugiero Casino Royale

Saturday, November 12, 2016
at the Edward Village in Dearborn

Join Us For the Charity Event of the Year!

Rugiero Casino Royale is hosted in honor of Antonio Rugiero Sr. and benefits the Antonio Rugiero Diabetes Research Fund at the University Of Michigan Diabetes Research Center.

University of Michigan Diabetes Comprehensive Center is making huge strides in understanding the mystery of diabetes and its origins: we are working together with one goal in mind: To Find a Cure!

In its 6th year, Rugiero Casino Royale is expanding; with more gaming, entertainment and FUN!

For more sponsorship and ticket information, click here. To view your invitation, click here. You may also make a donation directly using the buttons below.

Event Tickets

Make a Donation

Texas Hold em

Event Tickets

To view photos from the 2013 Rugiero Casino Royale event, click here.

To view photos from the 2012 Rugiero Casino Royale event, click here.

To view photos from the 2011 Rugiero Casino Royale event, click here.



Saluting our Veterans

Veterans Day, November 11th

We are honored to join with America to thank our military. All past and present U.S. military receive ½ off your lunch or dinner at Antonio’s or Roman Village all day long. Beverages and gratuity are not included, proof of service is requested, dine-in only.

A portion of proceeds from the day will support the Veterans Outreach Project of Southeast Michigan, the initiative to assist veterans who are “war wounded” often with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as they navigate the Justice System.

Santa8th Annual Lunch with Santa!

Make this your family’s holiday tradition!

This year Santa is visiting two Antonio’s locations! Two seating’s: 11:00 am and 1:00pm (Reservations Required)

Saturday, December 3rd and Sunday, December 4th (Canton)

Sunday, December 11th (Dearborn Heights)

We Deck the Halls for the occasion! This very popular event includes a delicious lunch buffet  with healthy food choices plus Antonio’s specialties, fun crafts for all ages, picture with Santa and live Reindeer!

Reservations will be taken after November 1st by calling 734.981.9800 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. (Seating is limited)

Tickets: $21 per person, children 3 and under $5 + 20% tip will be added.

Again this year, we are happy to support Sheriff Benny Napoleon and the Wayne County Good Fellows, delivering toys to children without a Christmas. We invite all of our Antonio’s family of friends to bring an unwrapped toy to any restaurant location from November 28- December 11th.

To view photos from Lunch with Santa in 2014, click here.

To view photos from Lunch with Santa in 2013, click here.

To view photos from Lunch with Santa in 2012, click here.

Rugiero Promise Foundation

Promise Foundation

 “Promising a Better Future”

In 2011, when we established the Rugiero Promise Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit volunteer-only organization, it has been committed to improving the quality of life in the communities we serve. The Foundation helps individuals, of all means; bringing hope and the promise of a better tomorrow. Since its inception, the Rugiero Promise Foundation has made contributions to the following charities:

  • Antonio Rugiero Diabetes Fund
  • Boys and Girls Towns of Italy
  • Children’s Leukemia Foundation of Michigan,
  • Cirpriano Foundation,
  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
  • Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
  • University of Detroit Mercy, Volterra, Italy Residential College
  • Wayne County Goodfellows

“I made a vow that in gratitude for all of God’s blessings; our family would never stop working to help those less fortunate.  I am pleased to establish the Rugiero Promise Foundation in our endeavor to carry on this promise.”– Anthony Rugiero 

On behalf of the many charities, thank you for your generous support.

To make a tax deductible donation or to make an honor gift to the Promise Foundation click here 

Keep In Touch With Il Volo!

Since the beginning when Anthony Rugiero introduced Il Volo to Detroit, the boys keep coming back for more!

“The Boys are Back” ~ Febuaray 27th @ Fox Theater

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Make sure to keep up to date with the boys of Il Volo on their fan page!

To view photos of Il Volo in Detroit in 2014, click here.

To view photos of Il Volo in Detroit in  2013, click here.

To view photos of Il Volo in Detroit in 2012, click here.




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