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“24hrs a day! Great Food!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amphora Restaurant

Amphora Restaurant
377 Maple Ave W, Vienna, VA 22180-4305
703-938-7877
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Ranked #20 of 122 restaurants in Vienna
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Greek, Italian, International
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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45 restaurant reviews
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“24hrs a day! Great Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012 via mobile

I have going here since 5 years with my Grandparents! I have transferred out of the area and will visit friends locally. Amphora had gone thru some changes over the years but still good. I always enjoy that the full menu is served 24 hrs to including desserts! This is a definitely a place I visit when local to Northern VA!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Fairfax, VA
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29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“More than a diner, less than a fine restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Hitting that middle zone this place has an extensive menu, good service and is a great place for authentic greek cuisine and excellent pies and cakes.

Visited December 2012
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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Open 24/7 and serves breakfast all day.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

I've been a patron of Amphora for about 7 years. They have some good things going for them and not so good things. I'll start with the good:
-Open 24/7
-Serves breakfast any time
-Extensive menu
-Awesome desserts
-Can accommodate large parties in a separate room

Now for the not so good:
:Expensive for what you get (ex. Club sandwich with 1 side $9.99, steak and eggs $13.99)
-Old decor, needs to be updated
-Waitstaff ALWAYS messes up order, or forgets items from your order (ex. Last night, my daughter wanted the kids pancakes, I asked if they could add a few chocolate chips to them, no problem. I asked for mashed potatoes with gravy instead of fries, no problem. When our order came out, there were no chocolate chips or gravy on my potatoes. The waiter corrected the pancakes, but it was 10 min. later when they came out. I also reminded him about the gravy, which he said he would go get, but it never came.).
-Slow service, don't expect to get in and out in under an hour.
-Food is mediocre, not bad but not great or unique.

In conclusion, I will continue to go here, just because it's convenient to my house and they do offer a menu that anyone can find something they can eat.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Fairfax Station, VA
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“Authentic Diner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Friendly diner with the traditional menu with a slightly mediterranean twist. The decor is dated but authentic. This is a great diner where you can partake in a meal alone or with friends and not feel rushed to leave. You are bound to find something on the menu that you will love.
Note, bring your own herbal tea bag if you don't like Lipton.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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“Outstanding service at Amphora in Vienna, VA”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Visited Amphora today with a group of friends after a bike ride today in Vienna, VA and the service was truly excellent. From the front desk to our waiter to staff that stopped by our table to check on us, everyone was genuinely friendly and made our breakfast very enjoyable. A big thank you to the wonderful staff who truly seem to care about their customers. If you like friendly service, stop by Amphora for a meal soon.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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