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Via Emilia Italian Restaurant

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10700 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands, TX 77381 (The Woodlands Parkway)
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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The Woodlands, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my hubby to the bar for dessert and cocktails. This is our new go to place for date night! We loved it! Loved the ambiance, the lighting, the piano player! The waiters and bartenders were so friendly. I liked that it wasn't loud in the bar area. Even with the piano playing we could talk at a normal level.... More 

Thank kellik809
The Woodlands, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Locally owned, beats the chains hands down. Wonderful selection and very friendly staff. Great for date night or a business lunch.

Thank irun4type1
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent menu, service superb, great wine list. Menu has traditional italian as well as some creative items all well done

Thank ejmjem
Humble, Texas
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321 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our dinner here with friends. Excellent service and piano playing softly throughout our dinner which added to the atmosphere yet you could still talk. Piano is Wed-Sat 6-9pm. I started out simple since i like to judge a Italian restaurant by the basics on my first visit. Pasta Fagioli soup was good and a very hearty serving. Not... More 

Thank TX13SR13
Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is amazing. Yes, the place is a bit pricey especially alcohol. Wine selection is so big its almost absurd. We had an appetizer sampler (not in the menu) and was absolutely delicious, thanks to the waiter for the recommendation.

Thank Marco F
Bixby, Oklahoma
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love! Love! Love! The food, or should I say culinary art!, is amazing! Authentic and so full of flavor! Everyone is so warm and welcoming.

Thank shaysmarch74
The Woodlands, Texas
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great Italian restaurant with nice atmosphere. What I call the main dining room almost makes you feel as if you are in Tuscany. The fact that they have a pianist playing music while you dine adds to the ambience. The food has always been good with an extensive wine list. It's a great spot for an evening... More 

Thank lindawR301KA
The Woodlands, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

If you haven't had their signature Osso Buco , you're missing out on a primo treat. Slow cooked to perfection . The red fish with a crushed herb batter with a mustard dill sauce was a hit also. Can't wait till the next experience there.

Thank Witchdoctor47
Spring, Texas, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

28th Anniversary dinner, so you want something elegant and with great food. We read the reviews here on TA and decided to try it. We had the Chilean Sea Bass and the Filet Mignon - not exactly a great test for authentic Italian, so we will definitely go back. Our waiter Rodolfo explained things in a very polished manner and... More 

Thank Blaine C
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food was good, but a bit pricey! Maybe go there for a special occasion instead of just for lunch. You can easily spend $40.00 to $50.00.

Thank TXpolevaulter

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10700 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands, TX 77381
    (The Woodlands Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: 12814659555
Named after an ancient Roman road that spans from Rimini to Piacenza, Via Emilia is known for their house-made pastas, braised meats, seafood specialties, and delicious desserts. The family-owned restaurant served Houston diners for over 13 years before moving to their current location in the Woodlands. Enhance the experience with a bottle of wine from our extensive collection from around the world. Via Emilia's wine list includes over 200 selections spanning over 60 regions of the world, including 30 rotating wines by the glass. We look forward to creating a memorable experience that will exceed the expectations of you and your guests.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?