If you are looking for Italian food that goes beyond the typical chain restaurant fare, this is the place. And you can tell it's the place by the number of customers that pack into Via Roma on a nightly basis. Coming on a weekend? Reservations will really help. Via Roma is tucked away in a strip mall just down the street from William Jessup University. But there is nothing strip mall about the food or the experience. Via Roma dishes up some seriously good Italian food. If you are going casual, you can always try their pizza which has a light crust and fresh toppings. The entrees are absolutely delicious -- from house lasagna -- a sublime mix of pasta, sauce and cheesy goodness -- to gnocchi, a dish I don't usually favor. But this gnocchi, with pancetta, mushrooms, butter and sage has become a favorite. If you are looking for super fancy, this is not the place. But if you are looking for great food you will find it here. The owner is front and center, greeting guests and making them feel like they matter. And the atmosphere is warm and welcoming -- if a bit noisy at times. Dress up if you like, or come casual. The food will not disappoint and you may find yourself with a new favorite Italian place.
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Updating my initial review, as Mario sold the restaurant to one of his longtime employees, Henry. We are loyal regulars and will continue to frequent; however, we've noticed a decrease in quality and presentation (ex: large portion of pasta slopped into a too-small bowl with sauce dripping) and atmosphere (ex: staff sitting down to eat at large family table at 9pm while restaurant is still open). I hope that they remember it's the little things that make up a great dining experience. The basic menu that Mario created is still outstanding (best red sauce, absolutely delicious pizzas) and the staff always friendly and welcoming.
Despite the other 1 star review I happen to think that this is as close to the real thing you can get around here. I mean seriously, have you tried all those other "NY style pizza" places they're HORRIBLE. Not to mention they've got the best pie in town. I highly recommend their philly cheese steak. I've eaten philly's all over the nation and this is hands down the best. Give it a try, you won't be disappointed.