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Via Italia

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45 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-4109
+1 212-398-6866
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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270 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 442 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at Via Italia twice in the past two weeks, while in NYC on business and staying at the Cambria hotel & suites across the street. I so wanted to be impressed by Via Italia but the truth is that the menu is routine, the specials weren't too appealing, the food quality was average, and service was....average. The owner... More 

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St. George, Utah
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time eating here. I had Fettuccini Carbonara and a couple of drinks. The food was great, and ample portions. The server was friendly and very attentive. Great bread & butter also! The only thing that bothered me was that not only a service charge was added to my bill, but so was a non-optional tip of... More 

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Baton Rouge, LA
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144 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

If you want a taste of Italy at a reasonable price in a pleasant atmosphere, Via Italia is a good place to visit.

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Thank Julius T
Tel Aviv, Israel
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Looking for a good Italian place to have dinner we found this place and we ended the evening with sour taste. To begin with the waiter was VERY pushy and he seems no to like the fact we ordered only two main courses and a soup. I.e. no drinks, etc. The soup was good but the main dishes were mediocre... More 

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Kingston
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is just a great location...but quite pricey and neither food nor service meet expectations. The host (elderly gentleman) is quite good however. But after being seated...we tried for 15 minutes to get a cup of coffee, asking about 4 different persons...can't even remember if we got it. Overall...not worth the price.

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Thank DarkandSmooth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Service was slow, table was near the door and staff kept holding it open for customers who were not coming in, food was tasteless and mediocre. Definitely won't be back there

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1 Thank rickni2
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Stumbled across Via Italia, and after having a quick look at the menu went in and were promptly sat down. Service was terrible, a different waiter came to our table every time, and at least three times a waiter walked off while we were talking to them! Meals arrived fast, my friend enjoyed her meal, but mine started off ok... More 

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1 Thank heather1397
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We went on Christmas Eve with a party of 8. They seated us right away, which was nice. We waited over an hour for our food, when a table that was sat way after us got their food the same time as us. The food was obviously frozen not fresh, and the sauce tasted like it was from a jar.... More 

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Thank Catherine A
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Ordered minestrone soup which was bland. Chicken was tasteless. House wine, yuck. Overall, over priced. Service was fare. Keep walking. Enough said.

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1 Thank 1stargazer
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing food and quant location. Quiet and great service! Will be back when in New York. Lasagna and fettuccini was made with homemade pasta and you could taste it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 West 46th Street, New York City, NY 10036-4109
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-398-6866

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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