Via Umbria Family

Experience a slice of Italy
in Georgetown, DC

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Welcome to our Famiglia

Not just a market, cafe and restaurant, a rustic farmhouse in Umbria, your passport to artisanal Italian wines or a fashionable venue for your next big event. Via Umbria is all of these things.

Ours is a family of businesses built around our love of all things Italian. We seek to create a community around that passion. We invite you to come in, look around and join us.

Emporio — Satisfy all your Italian cravings under one roof

Catering Menu for Pickup

We cater private events on site and off for 10 to 100 guests. Our farm-to-table style ensures that the freshest and best products are used. View Catering Menu

 

Visiting Chef Simone

Simone returns to Washington this New Year to bring the delights of the Umbrian kitchen to Via Umbria for a series of special Chef’s Table Dinners, cooking classes and wine tastingsView Events 

Super Bowl Catering

We have taken all your favorite football watching food, and put an Italian twist on them. From the chicken wings diavola to the mini pork sausage hoagies with sweet and hot peppers, everyone will leave full and happy. All you need to do is sit back, relax and watch your team win! Pre-Order Now 

Vino — Browse our Selection of Artisanal Italian Wine & Beers

Distinctive wines with character that reflect the passion of the families who have tended their lands for generations.

casa — Experience Italy's Green Heart at our Farmhouse

Rent our Farmhouse

Located in a peaceful valley in the shadow of Assisi, our rustic farmhouse is the perfect base from which to discover Umbria, the “green heart of Italy.” Learn More

Tours and Activities

Join us on a tour or let us organize activities during your rental. Either way our expertise will transform your vacation into an unforgettable experience. View Tours

Plan your event — at Georgetown's newest venue

Our chic Georgetown gallery and outdoor patio space is ideal for your special event. Let us help you plan the perfect reception, meeting or celebration. View the Space

Dining and Events at Via Umbria

Dinner at the Chef's Table in our Laboratorio Kitchen

Dinner at the Chef's Table

Join us Thursday, Friday and Saturday Nights at the Chef’s Table for an evening of spectacular food, unique wines, and conviviality in the ultimate experience of La Dolce Vita. Dine with friends old and new around our communal table in this immersive, chef driven dining experience.

News Welcome Chef Liam

Via Umbria is thrilled to announce Liam LaCivita as our new Head Chef. Read More

Visit Our Cheese Counter

Drop by our cheese counter and discover our selection of artisanal cheeses from around the world. Not sure what you are seeing - just ask for a bite. Read More

Discover Classes & Demos

Via Umbria organizes weekly cooking classes, demonstrations and tastings.  Book Now

la DOLCE VITA

Fresh Features from Our Blog

It's the Next Best Thing to Being There

Doughnuts

"Donuts. Is there anything they can't do?" -Homer SimpsonDoughnuts - just the thought puts a smile on my face. Doughnuts were standard fare growing up in Iowa.. We didnt Read more

Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours

To me, Christmas is about family. Sure, there is a certain religious aspect that we often tend to forget about in our rush to buy the perfect gift, decorate the Read more

who we are

Get to Know the Via Umbria Team & Story

Bill and Suzy's Excellent Adventure

Via Umbria is the latest chapter in Bill and Suzy Menard’s decades long love affair with Italy. Read More

Our Team in Georgetown

We’ve assembled a team of Italophiles and foodies that bring Italy to Georgetown every day. Read More

Our Team in Italy

Meet the artisans whose passions have fueled their artistry for generations. Read More