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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%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
10700 Kuykendahl Rd, The Woodlands, TX 77381-2404
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We looked forward to the wine dinner with great friends. We'd recently been in Napa and we've experienced many wine dinner pairings at restaurants across the country. The price per person was $185 (not including tax or tip)and this raised our expectations. The evening got...More

Thank P T
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Since we live nearby, my wife have been to Via Emilia's Italian Restaurant several times. This past month, my wife and I went alone, and we were also part of a party of six. The first time was mid-week, and the second visit was on...More

1  Thank Robert44
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

If you are a gluten free family you often skip past the Italian restaurants. We went as a family on a recommendation from a friend and they were very knowledgeable and able to accommodate us. Most of the non braised entrees were fine, all the...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

After reading the glowing reviews on this restaurant my husband and I decided to try it. The restaurant decor was very lovely and I service was excellent, so I can see the appeal for a romantic dinner. The garlic bread and salads were good. The...More

2  Thank CarlLakey
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

After reading tons of excellent reviews on TripAdvisor we were excited to dine here. Went in on a Saturday afternoon around 2:00 pm. Only two other tables occupied. We figured because it was too late for lunch and far too early for dinner. The service...More

Thank Darla H
Reviewed 21 January 2017

My wife and I had been meaning to try this restaurant for some time and when we did so we were not disappointed. I was so impressed with the decor once we were inside the restaurant. Great place to celebrate an event as a family...More

Thank Thetexasgeordie
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

No doubt one of the best restaurants in The Woodlands. Do not miss this. Make sure you make a reservation. Ask for the homemade Lemoncello at the end of your meal.

Thank Paula M
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Had a special dinner date with my wife. Restaurant was beautiful inside and food was SUPERB!!! I had chicken parm and Ceasar salad...both perfect! My wife's wedge salad was HUGE!!!!! Wonderful date night locale!

Thank sammyc213
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for good Italian comfort food for our first cold, damp day of the season. Via Emilia came to mind, as the tables are away from the front door and the food is delicious. NOT! The food was spot on,...More

Thank jandon5
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is one of the best if not "the" best Italian restaurants in the Houston area. Being from an Italian ancestry and upbringing, I've been challenged to find good, authentic Italian food in this great city. Via Emilia is a winner ! They know how...More

Thank Joe D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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