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Via Emilia Italian Restaurant

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10700 Kuykendahl Road, 77381, The Woodlands, TX (The Woodlands Parkway)
281-465-9555
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Named after an ancient Roman road that spans from Rimini to Piacenza, Via...
Named after an ancient Roman road that spans from Rimini to Piacenza, Via Emilia is known for their house-made pastas, braised meats, seafood specialties, and delicious desserts. The family-owned restaurant served Houston diners for over 13 years before moving to their current location in the Woodlands. Enhance the experience with a bottle of wine from our extensive collection from around the world. Via Emilia's wine list includes over 200 selections spanning over 60 regions of the world, including 30 rotating wines by the glass. We look forward to creating a memorable experience that will exceed the expectations of you and your guests.
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    Very good
  • 8
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  • 7
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Italian Food

The food and service were very good. The crab stuffed mushrooms were excellent. My wife had the escargot and there were a hair on the rubbery and salty side. Great wine list displayed Oman iPad to make selection easy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Jebmills
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The food and service were very good. The crab stuffed mushrooms were excellent. My wife had the escargot and there were a hair on the rubbery and salty side. Great wine list displayed Oman iPad to make selection easy.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We ate here a couple of years ago and looked forward to going again. They had some outdoor tables and we enjoyed a lovely dinner outside with elegant but friendly service and perfectly prepared and seasoned food. There's a huge range of prices -- so you can spend a fortune, but you don't have to. For example, wines by the... More 

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Junction City, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had no idea what kind of restaurant it was when we walked in. It was very nice with a wonderful atmosphere and really good food. it is so worth a try if you haven't eaten there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One of our favorite restaurants in the Houston area. Never fails to please us and our guests. Delicious entrees along with an interesting and varied wine list. The ambiance and decor above average with service that is attentive and prompt, not overbearing. Piano player a plus adding to the experience. My Brother's go-to when he visits us from the Northeast.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Four of us had dinner hear on a Friday evening. The live music was very nice. Food was good and so was the service. The wine list was reasonably priced and quite large.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our family ate at Via Emilia on 5/29/15. It was very good Italian food. Everything is made from scratch. The fresh Pasta we had was soooo good. The service was very good, and for entertainment, a gentleman played the piano while we were eating. We will definitely go back for another meal.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Nothing wrong with the food or service, just not quite Italian. Should go to learn in Italy. A bit expensive compared to quality.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

Delicious homemade pastas, specialty braised meats and good bread from Jersey! Our waiter Brian H was top notch. We had a fabulous meal and recommend this restaurant to anyone traveling to Woodlands TX. I write this as a full blooded 100% Italian from the east coast where we take our food very seriously.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My husband I had our 37th anniversary dinner at Via Emilia's last night, and it was lovely. There are so many places we could have chosen in The Woodlands for a special occasion, but having had positive experiences there in the past, we knew we would not be disappointed, And we weren't! The seating was soft and comfortable, the lighting... More 

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Strip center food -- what can you expect? Well, this is going to surprise you. Via Emilia is in a strip center by an urgent care, hardware store, Starbucks and a BBQ place --- but don't let that put you off. This place is a gem. Excellent staff, wonderfully cozy, and food that will rock your world. The menu is... More 

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Additional Information about Via Emilia Italian Restaurant

Address: 10700 Kuykendahl Road, 77381, The Woodlands, TX
Phone Number: 281-465-9555
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10700 Kuykendahl Road, 77381, The Woodlands, TX
    (The Woodlands Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: 281-465-9555

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Named after an ancient Roman road that spans from Rimini to Piacenza, Via Emilia is known for their house-made pastas, braised meats, seafood specialties, and delicious desserts. The family-owned restaurant served Houston diners for over 13 years before moving to their current location in the Woodlands. Enhance the experience with a bottle of wine from our extensive collection from around the world. Via Emilia's wine list includes over 200 selections spanning over 60 regions of the world, including 30 rotating wines by the glass. We look forward to creating a memorable experience that will exceed the expectations of you and your guests.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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