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1148 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22068
703.759.3131
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Fine Dining

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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We started with the BUFALO MOZZARELLA, WITH PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA AND ROASTED PEPPERS which was a nice, maybe a bit more cheese is my only suggestion. We also had the lasagna in the bechamel sauce that we split between the two of us. They did a great job with this dish and the presentation was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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Reston, Virginia
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Reston, Virginia
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241 reviews 241 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We started with the BUFALO MOZZARELLA, WITH PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA AND ROASTED PEPPERS which was a nice, maybe a bit more cheese is my only suggestion. We also had the lasagna in the bechamel sauce that we split between the two of us. They did a great job with this dish and the presentation was lovely. It was a tad... More 

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Great Falls, Montana
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44 reviews 44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My wife and I along with our son had a wonderful dinner. Most of the time we don't make reservation or they take reservations for a small party but because it's Friday and the art show, we're glad we did as it was busy. We were greeted and seated by a young lady at the reception desk with a smile.... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quaint feeling convenient to Great Falls office complexes. Excellent food quality and variety, strong service and comfortable environment. Had private room that comfortably accommodated 12 for dinner. Pasta was fantastic. Dover sole was excellent

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Great Falls, Virginia, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We had a large party for my parents wedding anniversary. The whole staff went out of there way to make it special. We were given a private room and they even hung up framed photos of my parents in the room. The dinner was outstanding as was the service from the wait staff. I have been here many times and... More 

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Great Falls, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Very expensive for the service. It used to have better service and a friendlier staff. Be forewarned this proprietor simply doesn't care about you if you have children. $25 for chicken tenders for kids is insane. The food is good. And I don't mind the cost for adults. But they would make a few thousand more per year from my... More 

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Tucson
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144 reviews 144 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Sitting upstairs in a delightfully appointed small room, we received excellent service of fine food. Living out west we seldom see veal on the menu, so we ordered the veal with crab and were not disappointed. Tender veal with crab lumps (a little too much cheese ... but it made for very yummy forkfuls) was excellent. Two of us had... More 

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San Francisco Bay Area
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I have had dinner at Dante 2-3 times a year for the last three years. Every time the food has been great with wonderful friendly service. Their wine list is solid and usually the tables are quiet as there are multiple small rooms in this old house. Great pasta, lamb jobs, and fish. I've never had anything there that i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My wife and I have dined several times at this wonderful restaurant. The quality of food is excellent and the staff are particularly accommodating. The variety of menu selections is also commendable especially regarding the seasonal offerings. The soft shell crabs, when available, are prepared to perfection. We have dined here with close friends on several occasions and have always... More 

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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Food and service were good, but not the best in Great Falls. The dinner menu had a wide variety and the prices were moderate for this area. The Victorian style restaurant adedc a nice touch to the spacious dining area. Have dined here twice when we wanted a relaxing location with quiet customers.

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36 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I keep going back to Dante Ristorante over and over again primarily because of the care they put into EVERYTHING! The place is lovely and gracious, the food is exquisitely prepared and the staff provides the warmest, most efficient service in the area! The lobster dishes in the summer are spectacular. You will never be disappointed if you dine at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1148 Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22068
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: 703.759.3131

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 75
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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