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11184 Lee highway, Fairfax, VA
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Ranked #100 of 346 restaurants in Fairfax
Cuisines: Italian
Description: Small, initmate locally owned restaurant
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Description: Small, initmate locally owned restaurant
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6 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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English first
Washington DC
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278 reviews 278 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Loved having this pizza and pasta place nearby. Pelano's closed and is now open under new owners as King's Pizza. Had a pizza there. I liked it but miss the family feeling of Pelano's.

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New York City, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The Pelanos love-fest ends here. First, this is a local pizzeria, not a restaurant. Food is good, but not great. Menu is painfully limited. Diningroom is small and has too many tables and chairs for the size. Service is attentive. Nothing special. Would not go back or recommend.

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Reston, VA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Our chicken Parma sub was fresh and good - not soggy or overloaded with sauce. The salad was a bit salty (dressing?) but again, fresh. But in addition to the good food, the service was outstanding from the owner wait staff to the cook who brought out the food and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

Can't go wrong with what ever you order, the owners are great an on top of every detail. Great for families or groups

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Fairfax, Virginia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

I've been to Pelanos twice, and I will definitely be back! The first time I ordered lasagne, which was delicious, with just the right amount of sauce, cheese and meat. My son got the fettucine with grilled chicken and was in heaven. Last night the chicken parmesan was terrific! Having made this dish myself, I know it's a real challenge... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

Quite by accident found this delightful, friendly, small family owned restaurant in a strip mall located at 11184 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA. The food was authentic italian and absolutely delicious. The prices were low to moderate and the atmosphere was family friendly. Hard to find really good italian food that is affordable. Can't say enough good things. This will now... More

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