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Via Emilia Italian Restaurant

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10700 Kuykendahl Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404 (The Woodlands Parkway)
11:00 am - 10:00 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, United States
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is lovely place. Great atmosphere The staff are courteous and the piano music was very nice. We actually felt a little underdressed. The food was very good, but my one negative is one of us ordered the Salmon salad. The salmon was so encrusted with herbs that it did not resemble the delicious fish. It is definitely something we... More 

Thank Anita W
Sterling, Virginia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a surprise! The restaurant does not look like much from the outside, but the inside is beatifully decorated and very cozy. Perfect place for a wonderful meal, whether you are celebrating a special event or just want to want to enjoy a delicious dinner. Excellent service.

Thank Rejselysten62
Montgomery, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, piano music a little loud in the dining area and service was off a little. I had pork shank and it was really good, my friends had Osso Buco and Chicken Marsala, both of their dishes were delicious though I found the chicken Marsala a little salty. I would skip the desserts, they appeared store bought and not... More 

Thank randyanzalone
Houston, Texas
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197 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

I would say , one of the best Italian restaurants in The Woodlands area. Beautiful interior , white table cloths, and very nice food. Piano in the bar area every night except Monday. Unlike some restaurants near the mall there is no problem with parking. Give this place a try.

Thank Joseph B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Finally and Italian restrauant in Houston and The Woodlands that deserves to be called italian. Not the larger than live portions, not killed by thick sauces and melted cheese. This is the real stuff. Cooked with passion, pasta al dente, Sauce to taste, great Seafood as well as meat, quality products, very good winelist and superb service. We most defintively... More 

Thank Puennel
The Woodlands, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Via Emilia is a local Italian favorite catering to pasta lovers and those that want affordable main courses that simply are scrumptious. Nicely decorated with a separate bar area (with piano), great dining room and private room for a nice size party. Entree's include all your favorite pasta dishes and Osso Buco and other Italian favorites. The wine list includes... More 

Thank Larry T
The Woodlands, Texas
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the woodlands and wants to eat great Italian food Via Emilia is a great choice they will deliver great service and great Italian options on there menu. It's great to go with the family, with your wife, business reunion or any opinion you choose. The prices are very competitive for the area and you receive what... More 

Thank Jesus J
The Woodlands, Texas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is our favorite upscale Italian restaurant outside of Italy! We have sampled many of their entrees and all have been perfectly prepared. I do not leave negative reviews. If a restaurant is not up to par I simply do not return. I also only mention those restaurants that are exceptional and this is one. Enjoy!

Thank Darrellrt
Istanbul, Turkey
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Via Emilia is really an Italian. They are good at Ravioli. I tried lobster ravioli and liked it. Crab meat stuffed mushroom was perfect. Ambiance is good for business table. Cake was delicious together with cappucino.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

I went to Via Emilia on a Saturday evening as a way to impress a new friend. Making reservations was an easy process and our arrival went quite smooth. Our waiter was very patient as we wanted to enjoy our conversation, a nice bottle of wine and some delicious food. I had the veal ravioli and it was very nice,... More 

Thank Christopher T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
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 Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
    (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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?