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Pasta House Italian Restaurant

8196 Atlee Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 23116-1808
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Ranked #27 of 102 restaurants in Mechanicsville
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Bar, Pasta, Wine Bar, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Meadowbridge Rd.
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27 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
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English first
central pennsylvania
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Really good food - we have never had a bad meal there. Baked spaghetti is always good. Pollo piccata and pollo livornese? are excellent - choose broccoli or pasta side. Flounder with Alfredo shrimp and also fettuccine with pasta house shrimp with lemon sauce were yummy. House salad is just ok but house dressing is good. Bread also just ok... More

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Manquin, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We eat here almost every week. The food and service are great!!! If you haven't tried it, you've missed a jewel. Despite it being in a strip mall, it is a quiet neighborhood restaurant. Try it, you'll like it!!!

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

When you drive up to this restaurant, you will be completely unimpressed. Step inside, and you will find excellent decor that you never imagined from outside. AND the food is very, very good. I have eaten here several times and never been disappointed. It also has a very nice private room for 20-50 people.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have been to a few good Italian Restaurants here in Richmond such as La Grotta and Edo Squid but this has good food and very attentive service. Worried a bit after changing owners/cooks but the food is still great , a good menu and reasonable prices.

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Corinth, Maine
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127 reviews 127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We are on a cross country road trip from California to Maine and our next-to-last night landed us in Mechanicsville, Virginia. Holiday Inn Express had a menu/10% off for Pasta House which gave us a great incentive to give it a try. The restaurant is literally less than five minutes' drive from the hotel. Very worth it instead of going... More

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Henrico, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had a company dinner and meeting at a large corner table and the location and ambience was just about perfect. The service was excellent and stood out from other establishments. The food seemed to be well enjoyed by all, especially the chicken dishes. The dinner salad served with the meal was brilliantly fresh and of good portion size. The... More

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Glen Allen, Va
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I have eaten here 5 times. Service has always been excellent. But, don't order anything with shrimp because there will be a very limited number of them. However, the lasagne, spaghetti and baked spaghetti are really delicious- ask for more sauce. The oyster appetizer is also excellent!!

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We went here anticipating a very nice Valetines day. Were we disappointed. We had reservations, which meant nothing. After waiting 45 mins we asked how much longer it would be and were told she had no idea because they had not seated people who had reservations an hour before us. The hostess was rude and thought it was funny that... More

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Top Contributor
464 reviews 464 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stopped here while getting gas and hubby wanted Italian. What a pleasant surprise, nestled unobtrusively in a shopping center alongside the gas station, was this little gem. We were seated immediately and I got my usual lasagne which was delicious. Hubby had his usual caesar salad and spaghetti and meatballs. I tasted his and they were delicious too. The... More

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Hanover, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Really a great bargain for better than average Italian food. I might even say upscale food. The wine list is limited but very appropriate and fantastically priced. It is definately not a pizza joint who has an extended menu. It is (fortunately) off the regular dining route so no crowds when we go. We had oysters rockefeller which were done... More

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