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VIA Italian Table

89 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4655
+1 508-754-4842
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“gelato” (28 reviews)
“crepe cake” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
89 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4655
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1 - 10 of 526 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great meal, excellent service. A bit pricey, but well worth it!! The calamari was cooked perfectly. All the entree’s were cooked perfectly. A great dining experience.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full Italian menu with all the traditional choices. The staff were great, they made you feel like you were a guest at their home. Very classy and clean. The food was very good and prepared to your liking. Reminds me of a large city fine...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank NewYorkTraveler2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here several times. I prefer lunch to dinner, partly due to price difference. The salads are good, but the pizza is fantastic. There is a thin crust fig and prosciutto pizza that's out of this world. I only have it 4 stars because...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank iluvsquirrels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A go to place for us! Always good food, service..... Great place to sit out on their porch in better weather...love this place!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank info4you123_13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our server was fantastic! The food was great. The portions were rather small though for the price. It’s a must try even if it is only once.

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank shellyk1976
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Via for a family celebration. In my opinion, the food is the best Italian food in the area, the service is terrific and the atmosphere is great.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kirsti W
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Had stopped going to this place a few years ago as we had bad experiences in the past. We thought we would give it another try and is just over priced for what you get. Terrible food. Much better options in Worcester now.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roving310186
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Was excited about the reviews but we really were not impressed. Never had a grilled Caesar salad before and will never again. Terrible. Just not what we thought the place would be and disappointed Spent close to $200 for four of us without dessert and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GBB3
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Specials and cocktails are amazing! If you order before 7. My favorite is the blueberry martini! It’s like liquid dessert! The bartenders and waiters are amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Companion563216
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Get the salmon salad at this place. It's a very satisfying and tasty light lunch or dinner. I think about it anytime I drive by the place. I wish there were more time in a day.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LiveActionEscapes
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18 October 2016|
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Response from Lynnew612 | Reviewed this property |
We picked 5 entrees, 4 wines and had a great set of appetizers for people to choose. Via produced special menus for the event so it was pretty easy for all
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604-4655
    (Hill Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-754-4842
Description
In the beautiful hills of Tuscany, and in the cities and villages that dot the countryside we discovered a simple food paradise which we were eager to bring closer to home. We created VIA to offer you those culinary gems from our visits to Italy in combination with old family recipes, as well as American favorites. VIA captures the rare rustic charm of Italian cooking and dining. Italians love to eat outdoors, so we have created a beautiful four-season patio at VIA, so our guests can dine al fresco whenever possible. VIA is the essence of Italian dining - full of charm and great aromas with our open kitchen, complete with brick-oven bread, baked daily; hearty meats, such as tenderloin, pork and chicken slowly turning and roasting on our spit, and the joys of gelato being created right before your eyes. Like Italy, our inspiration, VIA is a picture of contrasts. The restaurant is both urban and rural, sophisticated and casual, old world and remarkably new. It is a place where singles mingle with families, where private conversations are had among festive celebrations. With this environment and our attention to detail where fresh good foods are concerned, the simple act of dining feels like a joyous occasion. In Italian, VIA means "the way." Come to VIA and enjoy "the way" we embrace our travel memories, our family recipes, and American traditions which are so important to us.
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