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Tutto Bene

501 N Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22203
(703) 522-1005
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Ranked #193 of 685 Restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Italian, Latin
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had the chicken cardinale and the shrimp with pasta. I love the sauce on the chicken cardinal. It's a rich mushroom and brandy sauce. It is my favorite. The shrimp was also very good - the shrimp was cooked perfectly and the sauce is well seasoned with a little hotness to it. Its funny that the place is never... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have eaten at Tutto Bene for 30 years. Consistently good and they are very tolerant of groups with lots of kids. We went there with other families for a special dinner and had a dozen kids under 10 who loved the experience.

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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Very authentic dishes comparable to some of the larger Italian restaurant chains. But the price is about half of what you would pay. I would also like to mention the service is excellent.

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Burke, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

This restaurant is easy to overlook in Ballston with glitz and neon lights and on the back side of the Ballston Common Mall. Free parking, either in front of the restaurant or validated for the mall. Excellent Minestrone soup accompanied by warmed bread and softened butter pats, was followed by spaghetti, pasta combination, and Pollo Parmegiana (chicken parmesan) arriving in... More

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New York City, New York
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44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

On a visit from New York we were advised to go to Tutto Bene for dinner by our hotel concierge as a "real authentic Italian restaurant". WHAT A DISASTER! The fried calamari had absolutely no taste except as that given by the overwhelming heavy tomato sauce accompanying it. The linguine with crabs was overcooked and could not be given some... More

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Virginia USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

It had been awhile since we had visited TUTTO BENE, but when my wife and I found ourselves in Arlington on a Sunday evening, we decided to go there for dinner. From the outside the restaurant is uninspiring, but is pleasant and comfortable on the inside. There was a large family and several smaller groups eating, but the dining room... More

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Leonardtown, Maryland
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

It was a nice surprise. I found it on TripAdvisor application on my IPad. We were up to a good food but we didn't want to spend over $100 for a meal. Everything in Arlington that I was researching was very expensive. So I read the reviews for Tutto Bene and I wasn't sure. People were all over the place.... More

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47 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

Reserved for a group of 30 and was way overcharged. Gratuity added to everything with the service below average. Food was ok. But we were limited to four items. And with dinner being early. The kitchen should have allowed to order ala carte. Do not recommend.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

I've had the pleasure of dining at Tutto Bene Italian restaurant in the Ballston area of Arlington, Virginia on several occasions and I've always said I'm going to write a review on tripadvisor so here it is! The atmosphere is casual, the staff is friendly, but the food is what keeps me coming back. The lasagna tastes like mama prepared... More

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Virginia Beach, VA, USA
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57 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We lived very close to here from 1992 - 2000 and although the surroundings have changed greatly, Tutto Bene is still the same (which is a good thing). Great liguine with while clam sauce and very fresh Ceasar salad.

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