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Emilio's Italian Restaurant

23 East Beverley Street, Staunton, VA
+1 540-885-0102
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Ranked #21 of 105 Restaurants in Staunton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
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Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Holland, Michigan
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We ate here while staying at the Stonewall Jackson Hotel, it was just a short walk. The food exceeded our expectations. I often find Italian food too heavy, but this was very tasty, light and fresh. The service was also exceptional. The server insisted on replacing my wife's wine when she mentioned that it was not what she had expected.... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We were traveling through the area, staying overnight locally, and Emilio’s was recommended to us by a friend who used to live in the area. It was a tad on the expensive side, but the food was very good. We started with house salads and enjoyed them. I had the butternut squash ravioli in a sage cream sauce and it... More

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Virginia Beach
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our service was aweful, now the other 2 couple that came in after we did, had exceptional servicd, was asked what they wanted to drink was told about the specials....our waitress came 5 minutes after we sat down, brought us water, quickly walked off, never told us the specials...so after we accessed the situation, we decided we would not want... More

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Ridgeway, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Very good Italian restaurant. This isn't the Olive Garden, thankfully! Large beer and wine menus. A previous review stated ambience was lacking, don't agree with that statement. Nice restaurant with light jazz in the background, very easy to have a conversation. Service was good and didn't wait long for anything. Ceasar salad was the best had at a restaurant. If... More

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Service was good. Food was just okay. Ambience needs help. We almost turned around and left after stepping in off the street because the smell of smoke from the bar was so overwhelming. Insalata caprese was good--nice local tomatoes. Calamari was very rubbery. Pasta was fine. Salad was blah. Bread rolls were atrocious. They tasted like they were baked from... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Usa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Food and service were impecable. It was walking distance from our hotel and was recommended by the staff. We had a fantastic meal and will be back wheneve we get a chance

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

We had eaten here several years ago and loved it so much that it became legendary in our memories! On this visit we wanted to introduce our good friends to Emilio's. I booked ahead and was even called back on the day of our reservation to reconfirm. When we arrived, I was dismayed by the cigarette smoke smell that permeated... More

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Berryville, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The food was delicious and the wait staff excellent! Our waitress was great and on top of it! Deserts are also good and restaurant very elegant. The lunch prices are a little high but for the quality not too bad. Not very kid or family friendly though. I would recommend only for couples or adult party.

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Durham, North Carolina
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75 reviews 75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Traditional Italian looking restaurant playing elevator music. Very quiet, which might be normal for a Sunday night. Our waitress was friendly, but had no information to provide about the town or it's attractions. My husband really liked his dish, but mine was overwhelmingly cheesy and seemed to lack the egg which is usually part of a Carbonara. We had to... More

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McGaheysville, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I finally decided that we wanted Italian food for his big birthday dinner, so we made our way to Emilio's. We seated quickly in a very nice dining room. Our server gave us the specials, and we ended up ordering the appetizer special for the night: beef tips, shrimp, spinach, and tomatoes in a sherry sauce served... More

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