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Via Vite

520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3103
+1 513-721-8483
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“gnocchi” (46 reviews)
“pizza” (86 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3103
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was very slow. Prices were very high. I had a pizza which was $20. It was delicious though. My husband had pasta with a chicken meatball that was not very good. The waiter asked us if we wanted Italian water but didn't mention...More

Thank Linda S
Naomi S, General Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Linda, My name is Naomi, I am the General Manager at Via Vite Restaurant. We always want our guests to leave feeling as though they got "more" than was anticipated, not less and it sounds like that is not what happened with your experience....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is in a great location with a great atmosphere. Good food!!! We have had dinner here a few times and we have also,had lunch.

Thank Longboat10
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words Longboat! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I received a gift card from our children for Christmas—LAST year. I put off going downtown because I just didn’t think that the time and the parking would be worth it. I was absolutely WRONG! Parking was convenient and inexpensive. We got...More

Thank K B
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

K B, we are so happy you had a wonderful brunch experience! We look forward to having you back soon!

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Located on Fountain Square. We had a large party on the top floor. The bar was out of mint for mojitos as well as cranberry juice. The bartender recommended something else that was very good. We had pizzas for appetizers that were amazing. I had...More

Thank doublecrossed
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thanks for your honesty and feedback doublecrossed! We're glad you enjoyed the food and we hear your feedback on the quantity. Come back and see us soon! Thanks!

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Got into town in time for dinner and went to the most wonderful restaurant right in fountain square. Our meal was absolutely awesome and the service alone earns a five star rating. Had a window seat overlooking the ice rink and enjoyed the ambiance even...More

Thank John T
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

John, thank you so much for the awesome review! Come back and see us again soon!

Reviewed 20 January 2018

I recently ate at Via Vite and had a mediocre experience. The food is overpriced for the quality and quantity you receive. Our server was new and couldn't provide any knowledge or suggestions about their extensive wine list which was disappointing. The manager did check...More

Thank Allie M
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Allie, I'm sorry to hear about your experience. We'd like you to come back, please send an email to naomi@viaviterestaurant.com regarding this review. Our beverage and wine director will assist personally with your wine selections on your next visit!

Reviewed 1 January 2018

This restaurant has good food and good service. The brussel sprouts are worth the trip. They are roasted with balsamic and are amazing.

Thank Kathryn B
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

So glad you enjoyed yourself Kathryn. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 28 December 2017

Via Vite sits on Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati. A great place to have lunch on the 2nd floor deck overlooking the square. Excellent Italian food and pizza.

Thank NatiLifer
Naomi S, General Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

Thanks for the kind words NatiLifer! Come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 22 December 2017

This a great place to grab dinner in the downtown area. Great location in the middle of everything !. The food is really good, the menu has something for everyone and it's delicious.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Chef Pieotoso is one of the cities finest chefs! His culinary skills are amazing and his knowledge of Italian food is second to none . Start with his homemade Cioppino and move to his Ravioli always a specialty to try at Via Vite.The ambiance on...More

Thank dennisspeigel
Naomi S, Manager at Via Vite, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

So glad we met your expectations Dennis! Come back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3103
    (On Fountain Square, Fifth & Vine Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-8483
  • E-mail
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