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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 - 10:30 pm
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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, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fine Dining and Comfortable

Looking for Italian food, go no farther. Whether you are dressed up or casual, Emilio's will satisfy you. Both meat and vegetarian choices for entrees with soup or salad. Would go back if time permitted this trip. But one caution about eating establishments (not their fault) but the tax on food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
drdblu
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
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Floyd, Virginia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I was delighted by both the food and the service at Emilio's. Eight of us, including a service dog, arrived rather late in the evening and the staff took us in without blinking. Our meal arrived promptly, just as ordered, and it was delicious! My chicken francaise and Caesar salad were exemplars of what a good cook aims for. A... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Looking for Italian food, go no farther. Whether you are dressed up or casual, Emilio's will satisfy you. Both meat and vegetarian choices for entrees with soup or salad. Would go back if time permitted this trip. But one caution about eating establishments (not their fault) but the tax on food is 11.3% (and I thought Chicago was high at... More 

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Maryland
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Good Italian restaurant with an extensive menu of favorites. Service was OK - could use more training. The food was delicious and the dining room/setting very comfortable for a relaxing and tasty meal.

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Staunton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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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: Romantic, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?