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1875 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190-6277
571-203-0005
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 25
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Too loud

The salads and pastas can be fresh and creative, but the seats are mostly backless and too high for my petite elderly friend. Almost impossible to carry on a conversation. We had to give up going.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Karen H
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Reston, Virginia
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Ashburn, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I ordered takeout from Vapiano Reston today for lunch. First off, the phone number online is incorrect so it just rings. Upon additional research i found another number to call. This time it was answered by someone who was clearly either new or was completely inept. It was a simple order - 2 pastas, a salad and a dessert. He... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The salads and pastas can be fresh and creative, but the seats are mostly backless and too high for my petite elderly friend. Almost impossible to carry on a conversation. We had to give up going.

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Columbus, Georgia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Came here with the family for dinner. The first problem was that stuck in the middle of the table is a solid granite condiment holder, making sharing a dish with others at your table difficult. The pizza was wonderful, one of the best I've had in ages. The pasta, which my kids had, wasn't so great. My daughter had chilies... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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286 reviews 286 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Vapiano looks nice, with an open layout, heavy woods, and welcoming hostess. But the positive surprises end there. The first problem is that it has "stadium seating". It is nice to go wherever one wants, but then the customer is trapped by needed to leave coat or bag at the table to reserve it versus standing in line for 10... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Pretty nice ambient great fresh ingredients pizza salads pastas and dolce everything you want in one place!

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Herndon, Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

In the summer, this location is packed and it can be challenging to find a seat. This is a routine destination for us and we've never had anything we haven't liked, from their pizzas to their custom made to order pastas. On our last visit they had a chestnut soup that was delicious. For good, filling, reasonable, freshly prepared Italian... More 

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Quantico, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

When we first got here we were very confused by how the restaurant worked. The staff however was very friendly and willing to help. A couple of us ordered pasta. They allowed me to make a substitution and gave suggestions. All of the dishes were delicious. The pizza however was not very flavorful. We went for an early dinner so... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

These restaurants are pretty consistent; order pasta and sauce in the line. You get hot food cooked to order, but you wait on yourself (cafeteria style restaurant). Prices are average.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,126 reviews 1,126 reviews
558 restaurant reviews
319 helpful votes 319 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Never again. This place is so confusing, and employees were not forthright with explaining. The host handed me a card and turned to talk to someone else without explaining what that was Bout or even greeting me. I had to ask what to do, chose my station, still had no idea what to do with the card, and had to... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

What is the deal with this restaurant? The hostesses are haughty and RUDE. Open seating concept is just inconvenient. You have to order each item you want depending on food category - salads, pizza, pasta, etc. The food is fine but better options are available with in a block or two. Order a drink, you fill it yourself at a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1875 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190-6277
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: 571-203-0005

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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