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Pulcinella Italian Restaurant

1255 Fordham Dr, Suite 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5347
757-222-0081
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Ranked #99 of 1,255 Restaurants in Virginia Beach
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Norfolk, VA
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I visited this restaurant with friends on Dec 6th (2014), I ordered a salad with fried calamari and tiramisu for dessert. OMG, the tiramisu was superb! The salad and calamari was average. A small "mom and pop" environment with menu selections, a deli and desserts (to die for). Service was exceptional. I dined with a group of people I work... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This Italian restaurant is tucked away between a popcorn store and the Outback Steakhouse in Kemp's River Plaza. The food is authentic Italian and when I say that I mean made by folks from Naples, Italy. Our waitress, Gabriella (the daughter of the owner), was a delight and extremely knowledgeable about the menus and specials for the day. Our food... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I've lived in VA Bch since 2008 and as far as I can remember this is my first visit to this establishment. I'm kinda bummed I didn't stop in sooner, the only previous attempt was during peak dinner hour and the place had too long of a wait. Turns out... I shoukd have waited. I had the Italian Wedding Soup... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Life is all about choices. I made the right one for lunch today. Grilled Pasitano Turkey sandwich w/ sundried tomatoes, roasted red peppers, provolone, lettuce, and tomato. Fresh bread and fresh ingredients. You must try this small restaurant in the Kemps River Shopping Center. Awesome!!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A small mom and pop restaurant hidden in a shopping center is a real jewel.The sweet sound of Italian can be heard from the kitchen as you wait for your traditional meal. Some say to leave room for the dessert and it is true here. Lemoncello cake is offered topped with sweet whipped cream and it is worth every calorie.... More 

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planet earth
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Some of the best little places to eat are in unexpected places--Pulcinella is no exception. Wanted to get a decent lunch before getting a flight at the nearby Norfolk Airport. Was pleasantly surprised by the exceptional quality of the food given the typical strip mall surroundings. Expectations were surpassed beginning with fresh bread and dipping oil seasoned with garlic and... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

Very small place in a strip mall that's easy to miss. Skip Outback next door and come here instead. Maybe the best meat lasagna I've ever had. Service is a little slow and tips must be in cash for some reason.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This small storefront Italian restaurant located in the Kempsriver Shopping Center, boasts an authentic Italian fare with a Neapolitan accent. The menu is varied with dishes ranging from simple pasta (Penne Al Sugo) to more sophisticated fare like Pollo Scugnizzo and Veal Saltimbocca. The restaurant only seats about 40 patrons and the wait staff is rather small (only 2 waitresses... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Although we live a fair distance away, we were drawn to this restaurant based on other reviews when we were in Virginia Beach for other reasons. My family loved the food and we would gladly come back to savor the delicious entrees. The bruschetta clasica is among the best in the area, which set the stage for dinner. I had... More 

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Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Great little authentic Italian restaurant with wonderful varied menu, wonderful food, deli and lucious desserts. Highly recommend for that little taste of Italy!

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Additional Information about Pulcinella Italian Restaurant

Address: 1255 Fordham Dr, Suite 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5347
Phone Number: 757-222-0081
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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