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VIA Italian Table

89 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604
+1 508-754-4842
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
“gelato” (22 reviews)
“fonduta” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
89 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Via is the place to go to for excellent Italian food in Worcester. A pleasant atmosphere, great food, fine wines from all parts of the world. I particularly recommend the truffle frites as a starter and the lobster risotto as a main course. The...More

Thank Klaus W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I took my parents to Via brunch as an anniversary present. I have dined at Via several times for dinner and lunch and have not been disappointed in anything I have had there. I got the pork belly hash while it was...More

Thank Anditoo72
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some of the finest Tuscan style Italian food I have ever eaten. Very fresh and flavorful. Perfect balance of herbs to the foods natural flavors. Great service and pace to the meal. Large portions, and moderatly priced. Definately on my re-visit list when I'm back...More

Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch with husband. Worse marinara sauce ever. Bland ,bitter tomato. Food was not hot and overpriced. Surprised at all the great reviews.

Thank Pokielake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new New York strip steak was perfectly cooked and tasted wonderful. I will definitely return. I noticed all the servers were well versed in all the menu items. Service was provided in a considerable manner and always with a smile. My overall experience was...More

Thank Bud G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favorite places on Shrewsbury Street. It is a little pricey but the food is excellent and I have never been disappointed. Worth the wait and they have an enclosed outside area too.

Thank ML S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found Via via Tripadvisor and decided to give it a try while driving through Worcester. We were given complimentary bread and dipping oil upon arriving, which was excellent (we raved about it so much they gave us a second helping). We ordered their truffle fries...More

Thank NewHampshire3
Reviewed April 23, 2017

First off, I've dined at Via a few times over the years and if I could give their food a separate rating from the service we receved (or rather didn't) yesterday I'd give it a solid four out of five. However the service that my...More

Thank CTRoadRover
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

The venue is pretty. Service slow albeit it's a Fri night. I ordered the bruschetta. Looked pretty but the bread was soggy. I didn't finish it nor did I order an entree. Was not impressed.

Thank nipride
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Family Easter dinner at Via Italian Table and we were very satisfied. In addition to Italian selections, there was beef, pork and seafood on the menu Even though we arrived 15 mins. before our reservations we were seated promptly. The staff was friendly and attentive,...More

Thank eguglielmetti
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Barbara L
Considering Via for a wedding rehearsal dinner, about 30 people. Did you have everyone order off the menu, or did you preorder dinner selections? Will they serve dishes family style or do a buffet set up? Thanks.
October 17, 2016|
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Response from Lynnew612 | Reviewed this property |
We picked 5 entrees, 4 wines and had a great set of appetizers for people to choose. Via produced special menus for the event so it was pretty easy for all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604
    (Hill Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-754-4842
  • E-mail
In the beautiful hills of Tuscany, and in the cities and villages that dot the countryside we discovered a simple food paradise which we were eager to bring closer to home. We created VIA to offer you those culinary gems from our visits to Italy in combination with old family recipes, as well as American favorites. VIA captures the rare rustic charm of Italian cooking and dining. Italians love to eat outdoors, so we have created a beautiful four-season patio at VIA, so our guests can dine al fresco whenever possible. VIA is the essence of Italian dining - full of charm and great aromas with our open kitchen, complete with brick-oven bread, baked daily; hearty meats, such as tenderloin, pork and chicken slowly turning and roasting on our spit, and the joys of gelato being created right before your eyes. Like Italy, our inspiration, VIA is a picture of contrasts. The restaurant is both urban and rural, sophisticated and casual, old world and remarkably new. It is a place where singles mingle with families, where private conversations are had among festive celebrations. With this environment and our attention to detail where fresh good foods are concerned, the simple act of dining feels like a joyous occasion. In Italian, VIA means "the way." Come to VIA and enjoy "the way" we embrace our travel memories, our family recipes, and American traditions which are so important to us.