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Emilio's Italian Restaurant

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23 East Beverley Street, Staunton, VA
+1 540-885-0102
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 35
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and service

BF and I went here on a Saturday night, it was almost empty and we were a little concerned. I had the lasagna and he had the eggplant parm, we both loved our dishes...maybe it's the cost, 15 bucks is a little steep for a piece of lasagna but I felt it was well worth it. They did have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
MoneyHoney568
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Chesapeake, Virginia
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
Staunton, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had a small, 4generation, family gathering - 5 adults, 1 toddler- for a birthday celebration. The food and drinks were wonderful, plentiful and high quality. Both the filet and lamb melted in your mouth. If you are up for dessert, try the Exotic Bomba. You will not be disappointed. Our server, Anthony, was the best. He is a KEEPER!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Tried Emilio's the first night in Staunton and came back the second night too. Great food and drink, wonderful wait staff - Elinor (I think that was her name) was the best!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

BF and I went here on a Saturday night, it was almost empty and we were a little concerned. I had the lasagna and he had the eggplant parm, we both loved our dishes...maybe it's the cost, 15 bucks is a little steep for a piece of lasagna but I felt it was well worth it. They did have entertainment... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Quite simply, some of the best Italian food we have had, anywhere! And Emilio's serves genuine Italian food, not a watered down restaurant chain's view of what proper Italian food is. The entrees are well prepared, very tasty, and the portions are generous. Extensive menu. We will definitely return on our next visit to the Staunton area.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Everything has this ubiquitous marinara of a mediocre kind, many foods taste the same.not sure what has happened to the chef(?) for locals it may be great; for someone who has eaten by the Colloseum dozens of times, not ok!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Wonderful food; lots of choices; reasonably priced; great dessert selection too! Larger restaurant, so we did not have to wait. Very good service also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I have been dining here since it first opened under the former L'Italia name. Emilio is a wonderful chef and has trained his kitchen staff to properly prepare each dish as though he did it himself. Everything is made in house and to order, my favorites being the fried calamari appetizer, chicken marsala followed by tiramisu and coffee. The wine... More 

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Southern England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We very much enjoyed the deliciius food and friendly service. We were recommended to sit downstairs, which we did (didn't see upstairs).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

this restaurant is a gem! we both started with soup, 2 different soups and they were both delicious. the dinners were wonderful, very generous portions prepared by someone who is very talented chef. we didn't expect to find such a quality meal in staunton. we would highly recommend dining here, don't think you will be disappointed. also, the service was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We were in Staunton to see a play on Sunday afternoon and wanted lunch before we went to the theater. The sleepy downtown didn't look to have a lot of opened restaurants and at first we thought Emilio's was connected to the pizza place rather than a true restaurant. What a pleasant surprise to walk into a very nice, rather... More 

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Additional Information about Emilio's Italian Restaurant

Address: 23 East Beverley Street, Staunton, VA
Phone Number: +1 540-885-0102
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23 East Beverley Street, Staunton, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-885-0102

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?