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Via Umbria Family

Experience a slice of Italy
in Georgetown, DC

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To our friends, neighbors and customers:

During this pandemic we are operating on limited hours, taking online orders of staff curated grocery and wine packs with in-store and curbside deliveries on Saturdays from 1pm-2pm.  We recently expanded our selection to include a number of popular items that can be added to baskets.  All items are for pickup only unless otherwise noted.

We will continue to search for ways to expand our footprint and better serve our community.  In the meantime we thank you for your support and wish you all good health and much fellowship with your friends and family, whether it be in person or virtually.

Un abbraccio,
Bill and Suzy

Emporio —You and your family can enjoy a gourmet meal this Christmas with minimal fuss and preparation

Catering Menu

We cater to private events on site and off up to 36 guests. Our farm-to-table style ensures that the freshest and best products are used. View Catering Menu



Our signature burgher is a favorite in D.C - and now you can add on house-made fries with pecorino and garlig. View menu > 

Reserve Now

D.C. Restaurant Week is all about great food & amazing deals on prix-fix multi-course meals. Call, email or stop by to make reservations.   

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.

Upcoming Events
    Dinner At The Chef's Table
    Dinner At The Chef's Table

    Check out the upcoming dinners

    News Welcome Chef Liam

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

    Read Scott's Blogs

    Learn all about our meat and cheese counter, and then stop by and try it!. Read More

    Discover Classes & Demos

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

    Shop the Best of Italy


    Fresh Features from Our Blog

    It's the Next Best Thing to Being There

    Drinking In Italy

    Its hard to contribute to a blog entitled La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life) at a time when life actually feels quite bitter. The Coronavirus pandemic has levied incalculable hardship, Read more

    From Scratch: The Quarantine Cookbook Queen Suprem

    Editor's Note: This cookbook contains numerous delicious recipes. To read about our efforts to recreate one of them - Ruhlman's classic Five Layer Lasagna - click here. Spoiler alert - Read more

    Make Your Pasta the Simone Way

    Learn how to make tagliatelle by hand with our good friend Chef Simone Proietti-Pesci, owner of Le Delizie del Borgo restaurant in Bevagna, Italy.Chef Simone quarantined with us in 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