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Via Emilia

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5901 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3422
+1 251-342-3677
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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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5901 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3422
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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

1  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.

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Reviewed 20 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
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Via Emilia is situated directly in front of University of South Alabama on Old Shell Rd in West Mobile. The cuisine is traditional Italian, and the portions are more than ample. Try the Veal Rcatta or the Lasagna both were exceptional. Will definitely visit again...More

1  Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Situated in an old house directly across from University of South Alabama on Old Shell Road, Via Emilia is well located in West Mobile. With a Blackboard menu listing the daily specials,the food is predominately Italian recipes served in the north of Italy. Delicious meals...More

1  Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The atmosphere was oh so nice. There were 4 in our party. 3 of us had the Shrimp and scallops over pasta. The other had the eggplant parmesan. Our food was absolutely the best. Our server, Bruce was very attentive and on the spot. We...More

Thank charrison99
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Wow we had heard Via Emillia was good but had to find out for ourselves. It was a hidden jewel near the campus of South Alabama. The food is incredible . The bread is for sure a plus. The pasta dishes were great as well...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 27 June 2016

First of all, if you are fortunate enough to get a table in this small converted house make sure that you don't allow too short of a time to spend on brunch. Both times I went we were some of the first people in the...More

1  Thank Grendyl
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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