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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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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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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, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Service and food a plus, cigarette smell a negative

Since I am allergic to tomatoes my husband likes to get his Italian sauce any time he can. Went here and they had a good variety on the menu from appetizers, salad, anti pasti, pasta, and secondi. Husband had lasagna; said it was quite good though sauce did not rate higher than Villa Bella in Burke... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2015
Washington DC
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Washington DC
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Since I am allergic to tomatoes my husband likes to get his Italian sauce any time he can. Went here and they had a good variety on the menu from appetizers, salad, anti pasti, pasta, and secondi. Husband had lasagna; said it was quite good though sauce did not rate higher than Villa Bella in Burke VA (his fave). I... More 

Thank travel-crab
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

We had lunch at this restaurant in December. The service was prompt, courteous and helpful with suggestions. The minestrone soup was tasty but served lukewarm. The main entrees were very good - pollo picata, pollo repiene, and salmon with pasta. The desert, an ice cream cake was excellent. When we return to Staunton next summer, we plan to have dinner... More 

Thank Stephen F
Fairfield, Connecticut
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We just had a fabulous dinner at the end of a long day of travel. The atmosphere was perfect, we could speak to one another in normal tones and still hear what was said. Our server was terrific, very attentive without hovering and made some great wine suggestions. We started with a good calamari and incredible house made mozzarella sticks...sooo... More 

Thank Keren W
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We had a fantastic dinner here, with great food and attentive service. Probably best for special occasions, as it's a little more expensive than other restaurants. Good atmosphere, conducive to talking with your dinner partner! Great lemon chicken. We also visited for one of their dinner sampler evenings and would recommend that as a good introduction to the restaurant.

Thank barleygirlvirginia
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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230 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Love this place. Caeser for me; cream of mushroom soup for my husband. Veal Picatta w/side of pasta for me. Antipasti platter for my husband. Chamay beer for my husband and chardonnay for me. Chocolate thunder cake for me; cannoli for Bob. Great service. and atmosphere. Wished we lived closer.

Thank likebeach
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Part of a group of 25. Made reservations weeks in advance. We were served our meals almost 2 hours later. The fun was long gone. The wait staff were completely unconcerned and didn't check about drink refills and my tea was without ice. So at that point, I completely gave up. The lasagna was nothing special or particularity tasty. The... More 

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We visited Emilios on a Saturday night. It was exceptionally busy because of a cycling event in the town that weekend. The maitre'd who I assumed was owner was busy trying to accommodate everybody who came in and whilst we had to wait for about 20 minutes to be seated we eventually were. The menu and wine list was good... More 

Thank Denis P
Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

while visiting the area we had lunch at Emilio's and were treated like special folks. The food was great, the service was excellent and the atmosphere was spot on. Staff were helpful in suggesting places to see in the city of Staunton. Worth your time and you won't regret it.

Thank wahigle1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Emilios is Incredible! Excellent food and drinks. Once a month or so, they host a food and wine pairing. Check the website. The food and wine pairings are excellent ! Do not miss this treat

Thank Michael M
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Who would have thought you would find a first-rate Italian restaurant in Staunton, Virginia. This is an exceptionally good place. It is charming, nicely appointed, and most important, the food is fabulous. My wife and I have been here several times, and the food is consistently impressive. Prices are moderate.

Thank Tswdfm

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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: Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?