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Via Emilia

) #51 of 543 Restaurants in Mobile $$ - $$$ Italian
5901 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3422
+1 251-342-3677
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
$$ - $$$
5901 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3422
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017

Food was great, but it took over an hour after we ordered. There were 2 cooks and it's a small place, unacceptable!

Thank fosterlynda2
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The food and ambiance here is remarkable. It's small and quaint, and because the food is delicious it fills up quickly even on week nights. We met another couple for dinner this week and it was wonderful, as always.

Thank MelDeutsch
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Came here with my daughter who goes to USA. Sat outside on the patio- very cool and loved the atmosphere/fire pit. I had Chicken Marsala and she had Tortellini alfredo- both delicious. Bummer they ran out of fresh bread for the evening and only had...More

Thank Keith K
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Great date night. Small place but the food is outstanding. Wine was nice. Choose the chef's specialty , it's usually the best thing on the menu. Great place to go on a special occasion.

Thank Carla K
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

It's hard to beat Via Emilia for great Italian fare. My wife and I are fortunate to have dined all over the world. You have to be in Italy or New York to compete with the fabulous food at Via Emilia. The rack of lamb...More

Thank Malcolm Y
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Visited here on Friday, Jan 21, 2017 with a party of 5. Not my first nor will it be my last, but here's what you should know. For the second time with a party of 5 or 6 they put 2 round tables together making...More

Thank Russell E
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I love this little spot for brunch. Always very crowded partially because there are very few tables. The menu is so diverse it's difficult to choose from. I highly recommend this place for both brunch and intimate dinner.

Thank bkvailes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit. I've avoided it before assuming it was too expensive. I was pleasantly surprised all around. I had the Chicken Cacciatore. I received complimentary bread w/ an olive oil dip and a sample of fried green tomatoes. I'm not sure if...More

1  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Did not realize they did brunch on Sunday's so we went on a whim. We were fortunate to get a table in this small dining room so I'd advise reservations. Service was a tad slow but we were in no hurry, enjoyed our coffee and...More

Thank Kimmie V
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Small house...nicely done...fine dining...great chef, great menu, great service. We call it Via's and it is one of our date night places. I've eaten there with my wife and friendship ever the beginning years ago and we have never been disappointed. If you want a...More

Thank Bruce W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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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