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Zeffirelli Ristorante Italiano

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728 Pine St, Herndon, VA 20170-4660
703-318-7000
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place in a nice area

We came here with a larger group, and everyone was pleased with both service and food. They managed to serve everyone with no hiccups. The food is not overly fancy but well cooked and feels very authentic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
kylvag
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Helsingborg, Sweden
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
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106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I have been here 3 times in the 15 years I have lived in this area. I find the food is good but not great, there is better Italian food in the area. I have wanted to like the place, as it is a local business in a great location. However, I have tried 3 times now. The problem is... More 

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Helsingborg, Sweden
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We came here with a larger group, and everyone was pleased with both service and food. They managed to serve everyone with no hiccups. The food is not overly fancy but well cooked and feels very authentic.

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Herndon, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great Italian food the beats mararronis grill. Prices about the same. Good atmosphere. Family a must, but the bill might be high for a quick night out.

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Culpeper, VA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is an attractive restaurant and the service staff is friendly and proficient. However, the food is average at best, the cocktails and food are overpriced for the quality. The calamari was tasteless, as were the side vegetables. We will not be returning.

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Herndon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were there just last week (thurs. 2/12/15) and had a wonderful lunch w/plenty of food; they did not skimp; everything came out at the same time for 6 of us and we weren't rushed. We had not been there for quite a while and yet the quality of the food was still excellent. Definitely a good choice for the... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I've visited this place twice for lunch and once for dinner. Would recommend it both for business lunches and romantic getaways. The service is excellent and choices of food plentiful for any taste!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went here for Valentines dinner. Pre fix menu was $75 per person, which my wife and I didn't find out after the fact. Service was very impersonal, the waiter didn't even introduce himself, didn't overview the menu or make recommendations, and acted very snooty. For the price that was paid, a three course dinner was what we got. My wife... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It is a nice and lively restaurant with passionate owners, thats for sure. But the quality of the food is OK, I would not describe it as great. I had the veal chops, a house speciality. It came with some side potatoes and vegetables but that did not look very impressive. The veal chop itself had a lot of fat... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

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
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16 helpful votes 16 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 728 Pine St, Herndon, VA 20170-4660
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: 703-318-7000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Entertaining clients
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

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