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“Great experience!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bellissimo

Bellissimo
10403 Main Street, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302
703-293-2367
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Ranked #6 of 346 restaurants in Fairfax
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Pasta
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Main Street and University
Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great experience!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

After driving past this place for 15 years, I finally took my girlfriend here on a Saturday night. We got great service, the food was wonderful. The restaurant is small and intimate, but I would say it is a great date night restaurant.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Fairfax Station
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Average because of the price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I hate to write an average review for a place that 1) is so very friendly 2) serves good food. Both are true. So why the average review? Because I thought the prices were too high for the quality of food. We had 2 glasses of wine, 2 salads and 2 entrees. The bill was $120. I thought that was a bit steep for what we ordered.

I cant complain about the food or service. Both were very good.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Melbourne, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“All Around Excellence”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

While visiting Fairfax I wanted to take friends out for a pleasant evening an our experience at Bellissimo was most pleasant. The ambiance is relaxing with muted opera arias in the background, the service was outstanding with a waiter very informative about specials and accommodating to requests. Each salad and entree was attractively plated and very tasty. The variety of the specials offered added substantial interest to the standard menu. The overall quality for the evening was excellent. One recommendation for improvement-- the wine list is very limited and pricey. A greater variety do choices should be available.

Visited September 2013
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Burke, Virginia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Outstanding evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Really enjoyed our first visit! We went for a special occasion and was not disappointed - appreciate the many reviews as they helped our decision. My wife had the house salad with goat cheese - fresh throughout and not overloaded with dressing. I had the mushroom soup that deserved the many accolades.

Entrees were the meat ravioli and the red snapper - well prepared, seasoned appropriately.

A fine evening - we will definitely return!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Fairfax, Virginia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A Fine Italian Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

We have been going to Bellissimo numbers of time and have never been disappointed with our dining experience. Last night, my wife and I had one of the best meals, with fine service and with a romantic ambiance. I started with a muscle/escargot appetizer in a buttery, well seasoned sauce to die for followed by an entree of assorted seafood in a beautifully matched rich sauce over pasta, one of the evening's specials...superb! Our portions were so generous that dessert was out of the question this time.

Though on the pricey side, the dinner, service, and dining environment were well worth it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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