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Via Emilia Italian Restaurant
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Ranked #19 of 233 Restaurants in The Woodlands
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: The Woodlands Parkway
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.
Reviewed November 5, 2012

We are two for two on nixing Via Emilia. We really wanted to like this place. The portions are small and the pasta tasteless. My daughter got marina sauce on hers - usually a win win for any italian restaurant - none of us could eat it.

The service was also unattentive the second visit. Our first visit was a little better in that regard.

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

unasumming location in strip center but very nice atmosphere, bar and live dinner music on weekends make this a great choice. overall food quality is good although was disappointed at veal marsala. sauce tasted like it came out of a can. veal picata and pasta dishes were excellent. small but solid wine list. new location and very popular so i suspect kitchen is still getting adjusted. def. worth trying.

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Thank gerry h
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

We were pleasantly surprised at how good Via Emilia was, not having expected to find such great quality so close to home! I had squid ink blackened linguine in a tomato sauce with fresh seafood. The sauce was just as good as the best Italian restaurants I've eaten at in NY or Las Vegas! Plus wine prices were reasonable. The atmosphere is intimate enough to take a date there, yet also casual enough to relax. We're definitely going back soon!

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Thank Jacob B
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Great ambiance, live music, very good service and the freshest, tastiest pasta. One of my favorites in The Woodlands.

Thank Diane K
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

You did very good. I am so happy that I came to that restaurant because it is so good.I will always come back to that place.

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Thank TravelerZo
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