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1875 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190-6277
571-203-0005
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Most recent review
Some Good, Some Bad...

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Bonzo68
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Columbus, Georgia
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Columbus, Georgia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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284 reviews 284 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
240 helpful votes 240 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
37 helpful votes 37 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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1,039 reviews 1,039 reviews
489 restaurant reviews
304 helpful votes 304 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Vapiano might be confusing to guests on their first visit, as their walk up ordering style is unconventional to other restaurants. But, they feature many delicious dishes, all made fresh in front of you, such as their caprese salad. Traditional Italian flavors are showcased best in the many pasta dishes available, which are built to be customized based on preference.... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Our nearby apartment had a problem with the elevators so we ran across the street for a quick bite of dinner until it was fixed. The "unique" experience of taking the restaurant debit card to the line cook who prepared the pasta in front of us while we waited had not changed and it did save on a service tip... 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?