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Via Emilia

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5901 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3422
+1 251-342-3677
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

Asked waitress "Is anything freshly made?" Pasta, sauces Her response"no" Got up and left Heard great things about the food Such a disappointment

Thank r s
Mobile, Alabama
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

All aspects of our visit were good; atmosphere, prompt and attentive service, short wait for food, food hot and very well prepared....all at reasonable price.

Thank bcheel71
Akron, Ohio
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183 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

My son who lives in Mobile selected this restaurant based on good comments from his friends. He made reservations for a Friday night and it was good we had them since it was packed. The offerings of the day change and are posted on a chalkboard. I ordered flounder, my wife and son had eggplant parmesan and his girlfriend had... More 

Thank Amease
Mobile, AL
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

If you're looking for a quaint, intimate Italian restaurant, you have to go to Via Emilia! The restaurant is housed in an old house with a unique atmosphere. The menu items are listed on the blackboard every day and all of them are superb. The wine list is very reasonably priced and the waiters are very knowledgeable about pairing their... More 

Thank DogRiverLady
Mobile, Alabama, United States
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

We ate here twice last week - that's how good the food is! The gala apple salad is probably the best salad I've ever had. The duck breast was amazing, chicken marsala was delicious, veal piccata was yummy, and try the creme brulee with chocolate in the bottom. Great wine list, friendly service, the only tricky thing is the parking.

Thank Sister67_13
Mobile, Alabama
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

We have eaten here for many years and have never had a bad meal. Small place so must arrive early to get in but worth the trip and the wait. Have eaten most everything on the menu, which changes daily. Our favorites include the duck, the lamb and the veal.

Thank kathrynk720
Mobile, Alabama
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great place with wonderful Italian food. They offer a daily menu, which means you should get there early or they may be sold out of what you really, really wanted.

Thank Charles J
Pascagoula, Mississippi
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

We got a recommendation for this restaurant and decided to try it tonight. My husband and I both got the Caesar salad....it was good, but not really authentically made. It had more of a pre-made dressing, and they put way too much dressing on the salad. It was okay, but not great. I got the eggplant parmigiana, and my husband... More 

Thank Maphal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

The food was amazing and so was the service. Our server, Ian was FANTASTIC! He was polite and very attentive. I would recommend this place to any one looking for an authentic Italian restaurant or a restaurant in general. I'll definitely be back

Thank Musically C
Mobile, Alabama
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

I ate here with a date on the evening of July 12... I had read about the place on Trip Advisor and the great reviews prompted me to give it a try. I should have made a reservation as they were very busy and told us we could have a table for only one hour as they had several large... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5901 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3422
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-342-3677

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?