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Zeffirelli Ristorante Italiano

728 Pine St, Herndon, VA 20170-4660
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Ranked #8 of 181 Restaurants in Herndon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Chevy Chase, Maryland
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

Pasta dishes prepared in classic manner and not trying to be high gourmet or skimpy on portions. Service attentive. Tables very close so conversations when crowded extremely difficult. Well worth a trip to Old Herndon for this throwback. Interior decore leaves a lot to be desired but quality of dishes more than compensates.

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Burke, VA
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Five of us went to dinner at Zeffirelli's on a Thursday night. It was not overly busy this particular night. There was one person in the group who arrived early, and 2 couples who arrived a bit later. One thing that irritated me was when the waiter brought the food to our table he handed the plates to those of... More 

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The Villages, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Food was fine. Waiters are snooty. The veal cop is very good. A bit crowded and noisy. I probably won't return.

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Scarsdale, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a quaint little place in the "historic" district in downtown Herndon. It's not hard to find and the parking is adequate. It's a little pricey but like anything else, you get what you pay for. I was in Herndon on business and a colleague and I met two other friends at the restaurant. We joined our friends and... More 

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Chantilly, VA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food, excellent wine list, and tremendous service. A go to for all special occasions. You feel like you are in an Italian home

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Newtown, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I went to Zeffirelli expecting more. When I saw the place I thought it would be great. But it was just okay- better than most Italian, but just missed the mark. The place is nice. I was dining alone, and they made me feel welcome. I noticed a handful of tables with solo diners. I ordered a drink from one... More 

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Longview, Washington
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72 reviews 72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Group of 6 to celebrate special event: We were all pleased with food: ordered variety of veal, pasta, & especially excellent fish dishes, starters & gelato; moderately priced wine was very good; service was excellent, fine atmosphere. Highly recommend! (Note: all adults, so can't evaluate for families with kids).

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Herndon, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Not sure what's going on with Zeffirelli, but the last couple times we've eaten there, the food quality has been uneven. For example, the Caprese Salad, which has been very good in the past, was served extremely cold with little taste from either the tomatoes or the mozzarella. The entrees were equally uneven, as one veal dish was very good,... More 

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Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Took the extended family to Zeffirelli's for dinner. It is one of Herndon's fine dining spots -- white linen table clothes, servers in uniform dress w/ties, sommelier and detailed staff, etc... with their distinctive Italian flavor and hospitality. There is a constant bustle of customer attention and service. The food is good and the wine better. There can be errors... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

A few of my colleagues and I had dinner here and the good was excellent. Great customer service as well. We will definitely return.

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Additional Information about Zeffirelli Ristorante Italiano

Address: 728 Pine St, Herndon, VA 20170-4660
Phone Number: 703-318-7000
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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