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Bellissimo

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Italian, Seafood, Pasta
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10403 Main Street, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302 (Main Street and University)
703-293-2367
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Celebration Adventure

Celebrating our anniversary. Ordered the five course dinner for two. It was like being at the home of a superb Italian chef for dinner. Each course was a deightful delicious surprise paired with the perfect wine. The staff made us feel like honored guests. The sea bass with shrimp was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
ATStraverler
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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72 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Celebrating our anniversary. Ordered the five course dinner for two. It was like being at the home of a superb Italian chef for dinner. Each course was a deightful delicious surprise paired with the perfect wine. The staff made us feel like honored guests. The sea bass with shrimp was outstanding topped only by the filet mignon with mushrooms that... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We love this small restaurant located in the heart of Fairfax City.We have been there twice now and have not been disappointed. I had very tasty lamb chops while my wife absolutely loved the rockfish special they had. It is a little pricey so we go on 'special' occasions. There is free parking within 3 or so blocks so its... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

No one presents a more attractive meal than Bellissimo, salads and entrees have great eye appeal. The service could not be friendlier and more accommodating to your every strange wish and desire. They offer a broadly diversified menu for a small restaurant. Their Osso Buco was wonderful. The portions are generous and fairly priced. The four of us in our... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Small but special restaurant in the heart of Fairfax City...delicious food & great service abounds. Parking can be a challenge, but worth the effort. Good wine selection too.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Went with my family. The prices are high, but the portions are generous and the food was delicious! The pasta was incredible. My children loved the desserts.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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160 reviews 160 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We returned to Bellissimo for a weeknight dinner and as has been in the past, an overall excellent experience. We enjoy a restaurant that is consistent and here we have found consistently great, friendly and efficient service with excellent food. We both thoroughly enjoyed our main course's of veal and a seafood linguini dish. All the desserts we've tried have... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have been to Bellissimo three times for lunch this and enjoyed each one. The food is well prepared and service attentive. Whenever a restaurant makes tilapia taste good, you know they can prepare a very good mea, which they did the other week.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

The food was absolutely wonderful, so full of flavor and definitely worth the price. Generous portions and stellar service make this a place we will come back to.

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Alexandria, VA
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335 restaurant reviews
407 helpful votes 407 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A few of us came here recently for dinner. The service was impeccable! The main dishes were good. The salads are over-priced and the desserts are only slightly above average. The coffees really did not fit the bill! Ok, i will say it. They tasted like dishwater. So while the place has great service and main dishes the follow through... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband made a reservation here as a surprise. We were the only diners at the time since we were so early, therefore the service was of course exceptional. You must make reservations ahead of time since this place is so intimately small. The food and wine were delicious, which I think would be the case regardless of what you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10403 Main Street, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302
    (Main Street and University)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: 703-293-2367

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?