05/20/2008Provided by Citysearch -
My wife and I visited this restaurant probably 10 years ago, loved it, and then forgot about it. Recently, when I needed a place to take 10 people for a surprise 40 birthday party for my wife, I remembered it....and won't ever forget it again!! They were one of the few restaurants that I found that were willing to take a reservation for 10 on a Saturday night. The restaurant itself is elegant, the service great, and the food outstanding. Everyone in our party was satisfied with their meal. I had a cold cucumber and beet soup with sour cream and dill that was unbelievable. The duck that I had for my main course was great as well. The clincher---over the course of dinner we drank a lot of wine. When the bill came I paid the amount due (which was extremely reasonable by the way) and added a 20% tip not realizing that the gratuity was already added for our party of 10. The waitress could have pocketed that money and I would have never known. Instead, she returned to our table and informed me of my error. Umbria has won my business forever. I will tell everyone who will listen about this gem in Mount Airy!! Try it--you won't be disappointed.