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Cantina D'italia

Italian, Mexican
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150 Elden St Ste 185, Herndon, VA 20170-4831
(703) 318-7171
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Some tasty Dishes!

This is a pretty solid restaurant, consistently good and casual. My go to dish would be the penne al granchio, which has a really good amount of crab with a nice tomato/cream sauce. Portions are large, and come with excellent bread and a nice salad. I like this for a casual night out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Gregg W
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Herndon, Virginia
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Herndon, Virginia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a pretty solid restaurant, consistently good and casual. My go to dish would be the penne al granchio, which has a really good amount of crab with a nice tomato/cream sauce. Portions are large, and come with excellent bread and a nice salad. I like this for a casual night out.

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Reston, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Cantina D'Italia has been around for over 25 years. In the early years when the parents ran the restaurant, the food and quick service kept us returning sometimes twice a week at lunch and dinner. Now; however, under the son's management, the service and kitchen coordination is severely lacking and thus, after being seated on a Friday night we waited... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We eat here about once a month and I have never feared to bring business associates here. The staff is friendly and will make any adjustments or requests - such as shelling clams or putting real anchovies on your Caesars Salad or substituting linguine for spaghetti that you might like. Strongly recommend the place to aircrews RON in the Dulles... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My wife and I had our first date here more than 15 years ago - we enjoyed the food, the wine, and the Italian feel of the Cantina. It was and still is very pleasant place to dine. The prices for food and wine are surprisingly low especially since the quality is so high. We have eaten here at least... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

With the closing of Macaroni Grill and Primo Italiano the number of Italian sources has declined for reasonably priced options for dine in or carry out in Reston. Carabas restaurant has responded by raising prices and cutting out favored dishes.. We have dined with Catinia D'italia when we lived near Annapolis, but that location has closed. The Herndon location has... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I went here for a wedding rehearsal dinner. We had a party of 40 which is a lot to fit into this location but we had reservations in months early. They were well prepared and we never waited on drinks and our food came out rather quick for the circumstances. I got my food within 30 minutes and my drink... More 

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Sterling, Virginia
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've been here many times and heard of it from a former co-worker. Generous portions, good price and they have even accommodated custom orders from family members!

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Fairfax
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We went in for a special occasion and for a Chiefs choice style meal. Jason, the owner is top notch, we guided us though the entire meal. He asked for any limitations or special needs and then we began our adventure. Started with Calamari and Tomato/mozzarella salad. Jason recommended some reasonable priced wines to start. Next course was 3 different... More 

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Reston, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Love, love the REAL Italian food here!! Not pretentious, just delicious! I have never enjoyed left-overs so much!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This little Italian restaurant is located in a little strip shopping center that includes an Outback Steakhouse. I came dangerously close to getting a steak instead, thankfully I went Italian. The host (Jason, I think), could not have been more helpful. Sat me right down, made some suggestions, and even took my order before the regular server could come over.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 150 Elden St Ste 185, Herndon, VA 20170-4831
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: (703) 318-7171

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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