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Via45 - CLOSED

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeout or delivery at this time.

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$21 - $45
Italian, Mediterranean
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed September 3, 2020 via mobile

A special gem of a restaurant. Claudette amd Lauren perform magic everytime we dine at tbeir tables. We’ve been to Via45 almost every month and never ever disappointed. Their salads are creative and so fresh They chef veggies are great The purses pasta is amazing....Love 💕 love Via 45!More

Date of visit: September 2020
claudetteandl, Owner at Via45, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2020

we appreciate you review. you support. your compliments. during these uncertain times... thank you

Reviewed February 23, 2020

11 of us gathered at VIA45 for a family get together. We came here based on the reviews, and if anything they understated how wonderful this place is. The atmosphere is wonderfully eclectic. They made us feel welcome right away. Even though it was packed...it was quiet enough we could hear each other talk with no problem. From start to finish everything was great; the service, the food, just a wonderful evening. . We had some younger kids with us, and they had no problem making a special pasta dish just for them that was not on the menu.which had even my 11 year old niece saying this place is 5 stars The Calamari app was wonderful. We all tried each others dishes and one was better than the next. Although I was partial to my Branzino dinner which was delicious. When the billed came, several of us said "that's it?" We the group size and what we ate it was a real value for this kind of restaurant. We will certainly be back.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2019

The menu which changes frequently features seasonal dishes and exceptionally fresh food. The greens with poached pear are a great starter and the roasted salmon has just the right amount of seasoning. This is a BYOB restaurant so don't forget to bring some wine!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great meal last night We shared every course. Beet Salad; Sausage,Rabe and Beans; pasta & finished w an excellent pork chop. Our server guided us as we wanted to enjoy as many flavors as possible. For a small place,...roomy and bright. For those who comment about the cc charge; the value was so good I’m not sure how you could complain. Will return!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 9, 2019 via mobile

Starters included the calimare, beet salad, arugala salad, and the mozzarella with tomato. Each was a hit! Eggplant parmesan and chicken parmesan were delightful and full of flavor. Flounder francese was expertly prepared. The only disappointment was the salmon. Service was attentive and friendly. Anna...was a true professional. We loved the atmosphere. Red Bank is lucky to have such a gem.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 18, 2019

We recently ate here with another couple and it was our 3rd time in last year or so. Food and service is always very good but this time we noticed a 3.95% credit card usage fee when the check was dropped. No mention of this...when we booked the reservation and while I understand the card companies charge the merchant fees, in my opinion the restaurant should just build it into the menu cost. Giving patrons the feeling that they’re being nickel and dimes is a turn off and there are plenty of other good food options, particularly in the Red Bank area. Not saying we won’t go back but it will be awhile and certainly won’t be on a regular basis.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019

Via 45 is great for both special occasions as well as repeat visits, the latter because their menu is always changing. The portions and quality of food were both great, and our waiter was very attentive. I've been here before and will go back.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

Went to this byob on a Friday night and got a very nice table. Waitress seemed a little unwelcoming. We did like.the "different each night" menu. Food was very good and fresh.

Date of visit: October 2019
claudetteandl, Owner at Via45, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

We are glad your njoyed . Hope next time your experience will feel a bit more nurturing. Regards, lauren & claudette

Reviewed August 26, 2019

Very nice, limited menu, expensive, good food. If you pay by cc they add a surcharge. We won't go back.More

Date of visit: July 2019
claudetteandl, Owner at Via45, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

We are sorry for your disappointment. We thank you for “coming to our table”...And hope sometime you will return. The charge in which you refer, helps merchants like us manage the rising costs we incur for credit card use, Yet we are sorry for your...More

Reviewed July 31, 2019

Great friends, having a great meal and great desserts in a great place, with great ambiance. We were even able to meet the great chefs! Thank you for great time, we'll definitely be back!

Date of visit: July 2019
claudetteandl, Owner at Via45, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2019

thank you, thank you... so glad you enjoyed!

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Yes, Via45 offers takeout services.

Via45 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4