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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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  • 20
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  • 8
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  • 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
Freshly made pasta and pizza

For the first time goers the restaurant seems to be over whelming but once you get the concept it's a fun journey of flavors. OMG the freshly made pasta is to die for . Portions are huge . We had one of the pasta dishes and a pizza both were amazing. Every bite had the taste of fresh herbs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Nahla C
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English first
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

For the first time goers the restaurant seems to be over whelming but once you get the concept it's a fun journey of flavors. OMG the freshly made pasta is to die for . Portions are huge . We had one of the pasta dishes and a pizza both were amazing. Every bite had the taste of fresh herbs. Ambiance... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I had heard about this new restaurant through a friend who is a self-professed foodie. First of all, the food is excellent! While there is a menu, you are able to pick the kind of pasta you want, the sauce, whether you want meat or seafood and whatever extras are available. I had a pesto pasta dish with chicken, added... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I came here for lunch with a co-worker and we both loved it. I got penna pasta w/ bolognese and it was yummy. The pasta was fresh and I'm good for the rest of the day at least. The cheesecake was alright, but not the best in my opinion. They stayed true to the design element and it's gorgeous inside.... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Food is good and the ambiance is great for family with small children. The value is great for the amount of food. They offer special dishes based on the availability of seasonal ingredients.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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 5 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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