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Via Emilia Italian Restaurant

10700 Kuykendahl Rd, Suite F, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
+1 281-465-9555
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pork shank” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
10700 Kuykendahl Rd, Suite F, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Via Emilia Italian Restaurant
1. Fall-of-the-bone tender meats
"you take a bite and your eyes roll up in happiness."
SwissSushi
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2. Homemade pastas
"Their pasta dishes are unbelievable"
Joe
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3. Delicious desserts
"Everyone raved about their desserts."
Gelatomaniac
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1 - 10 of 194 reviews

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I had passed this place but would not have guessed what a great restaurant was inside. Its located in a strip center near a hardware store and a BBQ joint. Upon entering with a close friend we knew immediately we were in for a treat...More

Thank GMommaTravels
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you found us and that you enjoyed the experience from atmosphere to service. We pride ourselves on bringing a bit of Italy to The Woodlands and are incredibly pleased you and your friend had a nice evening. Please come a visit us...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Went there yesterday. Pros. The atmosphere is nice. The service is great, the waiter did a very good job. There was a musician playing the piano and I liked it very much too. Cons. Too dark. My meal was ok but could be better. But...More

Thank Bella D
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bella, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent visit to Via Emilia. We are sorry to hear you felt something was lacking. While we wished we could have addressed this during your visit, we will certainly share your thoughts...More

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Via Emilia was an absolute treat for my family and I! We have come multiple times and always enjoy the delicious food and ambiance of the restaurant. The Chilean Sea bass is to die for. The live piano music makes the whole night! The staff...More

Thank kristenjerseygirl
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kristen -- what could we possibly say about this review that you haven't yet already said about our place? Simply put: This is exceptional, so thank you kindly for making our day with this incredible review! Looking forward to having you back again. :)

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been in this place several times. I would say this is more upscale than the other Italian food restaurants in this area. The food is tasty, made with good ingredients. The salads are very good and fresh. It has a great ambiance and when...More

Thank Marianela L
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Marianela, thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent visit. We are so very glad to hear you enjoyed everything from the atmosphere to our food and service. While we wish you would have brought your frustrations to the...More

Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Our first time here. We had lunch and thought it was very good. Service was excellent and food was very fresh tasting in a enjoyable setting. The polo parmigiana with linguini was excellent. The snapper was a little on the pricey side but flavorful over...More

Thank buckranger
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

We can't thank you enough for taking the time to share your kind compliments with us! We take great pride in serving flavorful and fresh Italian cuisine, and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed everything you ordered. We look forward to your second, third...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

We went with our friends to Via Emilia and it was their 2nd visit and our first. They have a very nice atmosphere and a live piano player in the bar area. The service was very good as was the food....yummy. We'd go there again.

Thank Brook F
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thank you for writing a review, Brook. We're glad you found our atmosphere, service and food all made for a wonderful evening. Please let us know what we can do to make your third visit a 5-star experience!

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Lovely restaurant with terrific food...and a lot of choices. Very nice atmosphere as well. A great place to have dinner out.

Thank Gerrie D
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Gerrie-- what could I possibly say about this review that you haven't yet already said about our place? Simply put: This is exceptional, so thanks a bunch for making our day with this incredible review! Looking forward to having you back again. :)

Reviewed May 16, 2018

These folks know how to do fine dining. The food is delicious and service is impeccable. The huge wine list has something that will satisfy anyone.

Thank Chuck H
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

We're delighted you found our food, service and wine list to be so satisfying! Thank you for spending an evening with us and for taking the time to share how much you enjoyed it. We're looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed April 24, 2018

The atmosphere here is beautiful and it was the perfect place to celebrate my 60th birthday with my family. The staff was very friendly and the food was DELICIOUS! We enjoyed wine from a nice selection. The piano music also helped to make this night...More

Thank cindybP597TZ
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 11, 2018

We're over the moon that you felt we delivered high quality food, service and atmosphere! Thank you for celebrating with us! We look forward to your return.

Reviewed April 13, 2018

This is a nice restaurant with a great menu and good service. Tonight, however, wasn't their best performance. Overcharged us on the wine. $36 on the menu, $40 on the bill. And a bit of a blooper in my opinion with the wine service. I...More

Thank Robert44
viaemilia10700, Owner at Via Emilia Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 20, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, Robert. Though the food and service was great, we want all aspects of your night out to be perfect. We’re sorry that the pricing listed on the menu caused frustration. We will work with our...More

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Kari B
December 25, 2017|
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Response from Mbarros | Reviewed this property |
They were very accommodating and they brought me side dishes and smaller portions not mentioned in the menu. I am going back there on my next trip to that area. A true great family restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10700 Kuykendahl Rd, Suite F, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
    (The Woodlands Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: +1 281-465-9555
  • E-mail
Description
We’re a family-owned restaurant that’s serving some of the most delicious and authentic Italian cuisine in town. Since opening in 1999, we’ve been proud to share our signature dishes like our homemade pastas, braised meats, fresh seafood and delicious desserts. True to our Italian roots, we’re also passionate about complementing each meal with the perfect wine, which is why we have over 250 varieties to choose from. Whether guests are dining with us for the first time or they’re a familiar face, everyone can expect to have a delicious and memorable time when they stop by Via Emilia Italian Restaurant in the Woodlands.
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