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Via Emilia Italian Restaurant

10700 Kuykendahl Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
+1 281-465-9555
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork shank” (6 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
“vitello” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
10700 Kuykendahl Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We were able to make a reservation using the OpenTable app. However, I think we could have walked up and have been seated on a Monday at 6:30 without a reservation. It got busier closer to 7:15. We started with wine and appetizers. The food...More

Thank kolpcar
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We use to go to this local restaurant all of the time, it use to be one of our favorites. On a recent visit my husband found a (good size) bug crawling around in his salad. They offered him a new salad but by that...More

Thank Travel1216
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We enjoyed the food and ambiance of Via Emilio's. The service was very attentive without being intrusive. I had the Chilean Sea Bass which was excellent. Melt in your mouth. My husband had the veal shank which was very delicious. We had the bread pudding...More

Thank bmcdaniel1
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant for lunch on a Sunday. The food was good quality and tasted good, but the staff and management were not very friendly. We were charged the wrong price for an item we ordered and we got another item that we did...More

3  Thank Nader B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A Sunday evening birthday dinner brought us back for a second time. The service was attentive, the atmosphere serene. The appetizer of pear with gorgonzola over spinach was perfect (and enough for two to share). Three different dinner choices amongst the four of us and...More

Thank KarenDale521
Reviewed 11 May 2017

If you want a special dining experience with pleasant surroundings, calm wait staff and delicious food, this is pretty much the place to go. It feels elegant without being stuffy. They don't rush you through your meal. This is the place to go for a...More

Thank wonderlusttraveler
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My family came in for Easter Brunch, we were greeted by your very friendly hostess(blonde) was very helpful. Except for the bald guy-he was very rude.Our server was extremely helpful and very knowledgeable. Food was delicious. Great experience with Via Emilia!!! Can't wait to go...More

Thank sarasmith42
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Very romantic evening setting. My wife and I had a great time because the staff were very knowledgeable and responsive to special requests. The wine and food were also excellent.

Thank choatex
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My wife and I had the privilege of taking our son and our two granddaughters to a delightful birthday celebration dinner last Friday night. Anna, turning 14, had requested a "good italian restaurant," and I immediately anticipated pizza and spaghetti. Instead, we found Via Emila...More

Thank bking222
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have reviewed this excellent restaurant before but you need to know this! Yesterday at lunch we both ordered the Melanzna di Parmigiana and it is the best we have ever had, including our trips to Italy! You gotta try it!

2  Thank Darrellrt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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: +1 281-465-9555
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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