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Emilio's Italian Restaurant

23 E Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4322
+1 540-885-0102
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“minestrone” (6 reviews)
“pollo” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23 E Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4322
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After walking through town, we decided on a late lunch, This restaurant was closeting in 10 minutes but the staff graciously invited us in to dine. They never once made us feel that we were an inconvenience to their end of lunch shift. The food...More

Thank newjersey123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there after local theater, late on a Saturday night. Ordered the pear gorgonzola salad with oil and vinegar (skip the honey poppyseed) and penne pasta with a red sauce Very good. My wife ordered minestrone, which was very tasty and eggplant parmesian, which was...More

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stumbled (literally!) into this restaurant with my husband for our 32nd anniversary, hungry after 2 days of hiking in Shenandoah National Park. It was exactly what we wanted! The menu was extensive with a tempting array of desserts as well. I enjoyed their manicotti...More

Thank Meg R
Reviewed 13 October 2017

It us unusual to walk into a restaurant of this quality on a Friday night, without a reservation, and be seated immediately. But that's what happened to us. This is an upscale restaurant with a very calming ambience and beautiful furnishings. The wait staff were...More

Thank JayCeeDanville_PA
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Experience doesn't match the hype. Very poor service. Average food. Perhaps there is a reason why there were not many people in here.

Thank roogirl1978
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Kudos indeed for a very nice lunch prior to a matinee performance at the Blackfriars Playhouse. My wife and I took advantage of the special restaurant week offering of a four course meal. Though small, the portions were just right for lunch. Crisp and tender...More

Thank Lextrvlr
Reviewed 28 September 2017

My friend and I ate here on a Saturday night after a Virginia Tech football game... hoping we would miss the Harry Potter crowd at 8:30. While the streets were crowded, we were quickly seated by the friendly hostess... and quickly greeted by our super...More

Thank Hokie67
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A great place for authentic Italian cuisine. The atmosphere was very rich, putting off a fancy vibe. The food was fantastic, and flavor packed but I will tell you the menu was somewhat difficult for someone who does not know basic Italian. Not knowing what...More

Thank Avebabe84
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We dined here a few years back when visiting Staunton for a pair of Shakespeare plays and Emilio's was so good that we drove over to Staunton again on the eve of a college football game at Univ. of Virginia (my alma mater was the...More

Thank oaktownboy_37
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The food to me was not good. We were a party of nine and all got different things. Only two people actually liked what they got. The service was very slow and the waiter was not very friendly. The atmosphere was really nice but I'll...More

Thank Dottie J
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Ellen P
19 September 2016|
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Response from Avebabe84 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but I do advise you to not go too casual in the evening hours. My husband and I stopped here for a quick bite to eat after a very long day, and the mood called for more than casual clothes. That was clear when... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 E Beverley St, Staunton, VA 24401-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-885-0102
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