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L'Italia Restaurant And Bar

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815 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
540-433-0961
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We hope your experience will be memorable. Please sit back, relax and...
We hope your experience will be memorable. Please sit back, relax and allow us to serve you a sampling of innovative, authentic Italian cuisine.
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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
New Owners

This in my opinion is the best Italian restaurant in the area. The new owners have done wonders for the place, the food is excellent, and there is a new menu at the printers. Any past suggestions or glitches have been noted and tended to. You must give it a try! 5 Stars!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
driller703
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This in my opinion is the best Italian restaurant in the area. The new owners have done wonders for the place, the food is excellent, and there is a new menu at the printers. Any past suggestions or glitches have been noted and tended to. You must give it a try! 5 Stars!

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

After many disappointing experiences with "Americanized" Italian restaurants, it was a pleasure to eat authentic food at L'Italia Restaurant. As an American with Italian dual-citizenship, I enjoyed conversing with the owner, who is Sicilian. He and the staff were pleasant and helpful, the service was excellent and the lamb chops were delicious! Highly recommend.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Others' food was adequate. Not more than adequate. My tilapia francese was seriously overcooked, the breading mushy, as if reheated in the microwave, and the pasta had not been properly drained and was served in a puddle of salt water.

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calcutta
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I had the pleasure of visiting this restaurant with a friend. The food and service were excellent, as was the decor. We dined on stuffed mushrooms and chicken pasta and left with happy memories

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent. Highly recommended! The food Ian's service is excellent. No reservations needed. Large groups or intimate dining. Princeton brings their team here!

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had the most wonderful lunch with my sister, who was visiting from Texas, and my daughter. We all got different entrees so we could share of course! The flavors were amazing as always. Our waitress knew the menu and the wine list well. I had the chicken rollotine (rollotini?) and it was delicious! The marsala wine cream sauce wasn't too... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We visit this restaurant whenever we're in Harrisonburg. The food is reliably good, typical Italian menu, decent wine list. The prices are a little high, but acceptable for the nice atmosphere and generous portions. The desserts are very good -- especially the panna cotta. The service is friendly and attentive.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a reservation for Valentine's Day. Showed up a little early and were seated very quickly. We seemed rushed as soon as we were sat. Waitress showed up, no ice water to be found on the table. We ordered two Chiantis, that were nice and a calamari to start. The calamari was hit or miss, but mostly incredibly rubbery.... More 

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Whenever we are visiting Harrisonburg, VA, we have dinner here. Food, service, and price are all very good. Nice variety of menu choices.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Great dinner and service. Menu included plenty of options from pasta, seafood, veal - very traditional northern italian fare.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 815 East Market Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: 540-433-0961

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 19
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients

Description

We hope your experience will be memorable. Please sit back, relax and allow us to serve you a sampling of innovative, authentic Italian cuisine.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?