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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    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
High end self serve cafeteria

For less than $25, I had Peroni draft beer in frosted tall glass, chicken soup, reef (shrimp) beef salad and a small tiramisu cup. The food is okay. A little on the bland side. The atmosphere is great. You get a Vapiano credit card when you walk in. You use the card to pay for your orders from... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
sunjoe075
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Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

For less than $25, I had Peroni draft beer in frosted tall glass, chicken soup, reef (shrimp) beef salad and a small tiramisu cup. The food is okay. A little on the bland side. The atmosphere is great. You get a Vapiano credit card when you walk in. You use the card to pay for your orders from various stations... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

There is no real waitstaff. You get a card and then go cafeteria style will they bill your card at each stop/selection. I guess it cuts down on having to pay $2/hr for waitstaff. Its basically designed like a Mongolian BBQ place except "Italian", where you design your own average pizza or pasta dish. The bar is always empty and... More 

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Reston, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love the experience of this restaurant. Casual and relaxed. A little intimidating the first time you go but not the next time. Nice to be able to select how and what you want in your pasta!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Second time eating here when visiting the area. The food is very good. The different choices of pastas and sauces is a great selection. Good quality is high and good customer service. Very family friendly but also a great place to take a date. We will be back.

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San Francisco, California
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This is a cool Italian concept we have always enjoyed. It is cook to order Italian with great service. You have to know what you want to get the right combo of flavors. The desserts and coffee are exceptional great for a pre-movie meal or a work lunch

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Sterling, Virginia
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A great place to go with a large group, as everyone gets their own card to charge food on, and thus their own bill. Can be a bit loud to hear each other-- prefer the one in Dulles for ambiance.

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Great Falls, VA
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I'm sure that younger folks find this resto's shtick more inviting than I do, having one's meal made to order. The food was good, although I found the menu somewhat limited and the food more or less unremarkable. It's just not my kind of joint.

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Pasadena, California
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Do you hate the check splitting at the end of a gathering? The individual card system solves that problem. The food is okay and the drinks expensive for happy hour; however, I'd come here just for the atmosphere and individual card payment system.

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Ashburn, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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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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Additional Information about Vapiano

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

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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, Pizza
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?