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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
12-hour braised with natural jus, parmigiano white polenta, rosemary
Handmade Crispy Gnocchi
four cheese fonduta, black truffle, chive
Fig & Goat Cheese Bruschetta
fig jam, olive oil whipped goat cheese, crushed almonds, chive, grilled Allez sourdough
We LOVE Via Vite! We always have the best experience and the best food.
Hi Sara!! Thank you so much for the kind words and for taking a moment to leave us some feedback! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us :)
Service was wonderful and staff was friendly! :) Food was amazing. Thank you for a nice evening.
Hi there, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We appreciate you taking a moment to review us and hope to see you again soon :)
Awesome food and cocktails! Great service too!!
Hi there, thank you so much for the kind words and review !
It was our first visit to Via Vite having heard great things about the place. My husband & I were greeted by hostess and seated promptly at an upstairs table. The service was excellent , the dinner was excellent and we enjoyed the whole experience!
It won’t be long before we make a visit back to Via Vite!
Hi there, thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We are so thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon!
Great food. Service reasonably good although other customer seemed to have a monopoly on our server’s time.
Was surprised at lack of transparency… offered bread as an appetizer ( not on menu), accepted bread ( delicious)
And surprised there was a 5 $ charge ( we were not told it would be 5 $, not transparent, and certainly would have taken the rest home since we paid extra for it. Hopefully the staff enjoyed our leftovers.
Hi Drew, thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you return soon :) We are sorry to hear that you felt there was lack of transparency due to the bread situation, however the Allez Bread we offer is listed on our menu with pricing included. We apologize for any confusion and hope to see you again soon!
The food was outstanding! The service was young, inexperienced but trying awful hard! Toby the GM seemed young but we saw him constantly coaching his young staff. The fig goat cheese app was spectacular, the boloanas was best in town!
Only wish they had a Caesar salad!
Hi Jim, thank you for the kind review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again soon :)
Had the seafood risotto, awesome. Wife had swordfish, very good. Will be back
Thank you for the kind review!
Our server was new but very efficient and helpful. The pasta dish she recommended was outstanding!
Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review us :)
We had a great time! Dinner was fantastic and service was top notch. We will definitely be going back.
Hi there, thank you for the kind words and review :)
Excellent service from everyone, delicious dinner….can’t wait to go back
Everything was fantastic from the service to the meal! We will definitely be back!!
Thank you for your feedback Barry!
Server was amazing, food was made with intention and high attention to detail, drinks delicious, courses delivered quickly. 10/10!
Thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you again soon :)
Great dinner experience to celebrate out daughters birthday. Food was delicious, but a bit high priced.
Hi Chad, we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you again soon :)
We had a fantastic time. A last-minute reservation that we will not forget. Annie, our server, was absolutely amazing. The food was incredible! (I recommend indulging in the four-course tasting with paired wines) The chef that prepared our food that night deserves some recognition: the food was amazingly balanced, fragrant, and flavorful.
I want to say thank you to the staff for being so gracious to our party; you don't know how much that dinner meant to us.
We will definitely be eating here again! It's my new favorite hidden gem in Cincinnati!
Hi Elizabeth, thank you so much for the kind words and review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and we hope to see you again soon :)
We love Christian’s restaurants. Amazing!
Thank you for the kind words! :)
Thank you for the five stars Javier!
We had an amazing time at Via Vite. Our server, Dustin, was so awesome!! The owner came around and checked on everyone’s tables. We felt very welcome and will definitely make this a regular spot!!
Hi there, thank you so much for the kind words and review! We hope to see you again soon :)
Exceptional food and service in a great atmosphere.
Thank you for the kind review Patrick!
What a beautiful night to be at Fountain Square. WE had a most enjoyable time.
Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again soon :)
A great dining experience again! We were celebrating a special occasion with our family. Our seat in the dining room was perfect. We ordered 4 unique pasta entrees. All were outstanding. Andrew, our server, made excellent food and drink recommendations, and his service was superb (as was the trainee’s working with him). Thank you for a wonderful meal and memories!
Thank you for the kind words and review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us :) we hope to see you again soon!
We ordered the “Tasting Experience,” which the waiter said was amazing.
The first and second course were very good, but they were both potato-focused dishes and the portions were very small. You would think that they would mix it up and not serve potatoes as both the first and second course.
Next, it took forever to get our third course, which was a tiny piece of overcooked salmon (like a 1/4th of a piece) with a little sauce and greens on top. Yes, it was tasty, but inadequate. We literally waited almost an hour for the third course to arrive.
The entire night, we had to ASK, “Where is our waiter? Where is our next course? Can we get a drink refill?”
And, we are not hard to please. We are very patient. The waiter basically said he was sorry, he was slammed. The kitchen was slammed, etc. But, nothing was done to improve the situation.
We definitely will not go back here. We are foodies and eat out all over the city and the country. And, I try to never leave any negative reviews.
However, this food was overpriced, the service was terrible, and nobody bothered to make anything better.
Not impressed at all.
What a great place!
Service is very good and the food is amazing
Thank you so much for the five stars! :)
Always consistently good!
Thank you for your feedback!
We went for my wife's birthday. Our server was very attentive and friendly. We were pleasantly surprised when Chef Pietoso came to our table to see how we were doing. We had a very nice chat with him. My wife and I both had the lamb shank and it was wonderful. The meat just melted off of the bone. We could have shared one as we each ended up eating half and took the rest home. The polenta with the lamb was great too. We got the broccolini and mushroom gratin as sides. My wife loved the mushroom gratin. For dessert my wife had the raspberry bravesa and it was dreamy. I had the caramel sea salt ice cream and peanut butter ice cream (that was my favorite). It seems like a place that you would celebrate a special occasion so we went to the right place.
Hi Kevin, thank you so much for the kind review :) We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you again soon to celebrate another special occasion with us!
Family in town. We wanted a nice dinner. The ambiance was great as was the food.
Thank you for the kind review! We'll try and earn that extra star next time :)
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Thank you so much for your review! :)
The food was amazing, but we got tricked into a lot of up-charges. The server kept offering things that ended up costing us on the bill. Would you like bread for the table? It’s an Italian restaurant and the server offered us bread for the table. We assumed it was part of the meal. She didn’t go through all of the items on the menu offering them. But then she got us again with “would you like meatballs on your bolognese?”. We felt very scammed by the end of the meal. Even though the food was great, I will think twice about going back.
Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review us. We are sorry to hear that you felt tricked into up-charges, that is never our intention. It is our severs responsibility to offer any menu additions that could improve our guests overall experience; additionally all of the prices of our menu additions are carefully listed and displayed on our menu for our guests to review. We apologize for any misunderstanding and hope to see you again soon. Thank you!
Fantastic evening. We made a reservation, arrived a few minutes early but were seated immediately. Our waiter Andrew was fantastic detailing the 4course chef experience and we went with that! Loved it. Will be back!
Thank you KellyS for the amazing review, we will definitely pass along your kind words to Andrew!
We had 7:00 reservations and were seated outside on the second level overlooking Fountain Square. Great table, band was playing on the Square with lots of Reds fans walking around. Sarah was our server, she did a great job. Everyone’s meal was splendid with great taste, tried everyone’s meal. Enjoyed the wine list as well. We will go back soon. Thank you!
ScottH- Thank you for the kind review! We're glad you enjoyed everything and will pass your kind words along to Sarah!
Our celebration was a bachelorette party dinner..from the moment we walked in the door the staff, food and entire experience was incredible.. food outstanding.!! We sat outdoors under cover ..it was perfect view of fountain square..
We will be back ..
CorieS, we are glad you guys enjoyed celebrating your bachelorette party with us! Thank you for the review and kind words
Been happy each time we have visited. Try the Sea Food Risotto.
Thank you JamesG for the review!
The food and service were excellent! We appreciated that there was a kids menu available.
Thank you for the kind review Jennifer, we will always make sure the kids are taken care of!
I absolutely adore this restaurant. The owner Christian is completely fabulous, when he is there he takes individual specialized moments to be in touch with every single table. I appreciate that so much as it’s refreshing to see someone who loves their business, whom also appreciates his clientele. We typically have a server who is also named Christian and he’s fantastic. The food is delightful, the staff courteous and kind, the atmosphere is incredible; You won’t be disappointed. I always feel very well taken care of here.
We are very glad you enjoyed everything during your experience with us! Thank you, Via Vite team
Consistently good food and the service was exceptional!
Still remains a favorite of ours!
Suzy1- Thank you for the stars and the kind words!
Fantastic Date Night, only down fall was we were seated next to a business meeting so I felt like we were talking business all night.
KimF- Thank you for the 5-star review, we are glad you enjoyed everything else!
We”ve been wanting to go to Via Vite on Tuesday for their bolognese special for a long time and finally were able to. Pasta, salad and bread for $12. Ate on the piazza and the evening couldn’t have better. Kelly was awesome and her smile and bubbly personality added to our experience. The bolognese was excellent as usual and the white table clothes added to the wonderful ambiance.
Thank you for the kind words and 5-stars LoriW. We can't wait to have you back in!
While the food was well prepared, some of our dishes were heavily salted, almost too salty to eat. We had requested low salt with our orders, but the kitchen seemed to ignore our request. Service was excellent.
JNCh - We're glad you enjoyed service overall and very sorry to hear about the salt content in your dishes. We strive to satisfy all tastes and we will definitely seek to gain those stars next time you dine in!
Everything was delicious!
Thank you for the 5-star review Tobilicious! We're glad you enjoyed everything.
Fantastic service, I didnt get our servers name but she was so good at describing the plates that we ordered entrees to go as well! The gnocchi was dedeacant! My friend has the lamb shank and really enjoyed it, another friend has seafood risotto and the Brussels sprouts were perfect!
Thank you for the Five-star review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed everything and we can't wait to have you back!
Excellent food and great service in an elegant and cozy atmosphere.
EmilyH- Thank you for the kind words and the stars.
Via Vite offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (513) 721-8483.
Via Vite is rated 4.7 stars by 3976 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.