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Sat, 1/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Italian, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews brunch lasagna short rib ravioli bread shrimp and scallops taglierini salads and entrees arugula salad wild boar red snapper fresh pasta panna cotta lamb sunday gravy dupont circle neighborhood super tuscan italian food
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's in an old house so it's small, which means the tables are very close together and the noise level can be a challenge. The food is superb...everything from the wine list to the desserts was outstanding. The service was great, though we realized at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EmpressLinda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Costco Lasagna is much much better. The salad was bad. How can you mess up a salad? Other reviewer said it best: “this is an Italian restaurant run by non Italians”. Even worse.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NorthStar455865
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I do not understand all the positive reviews. This is Italian made by non Italians. Lovely room with a fireplace in an old townhouse. The "pesto" brought to the table with bread was so full of chopped garlic, it was overwhelmed and inedible. My lamb...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank foodiefromCO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The young waiter was very nice but inexperienced. All the dishes were off, like they were made by someone who never had real authentic Italian food. ‘Sunday gravy’ was acidic and didn’t taste like it was slow cooked. Meatballs were tough. Pesto served with the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Chuck_in_DC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were held up in traffic but called to let them know. Reservations at 6:00 but did not get there until 6:30. Waiter and table waiting for us when we got to the door. Great food with great waiter, Michael. Sherry Chicken was fantastic. Salmon...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brucelaura2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for dinner. Had a 30minute wait for our table which was a little tedious. However, the service was very good and the starters were great. The Barata cheeze was delicious and the roasted Brussel sprouts were very tasty. The main courses were pasta dishes...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank midasmci
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went into Floriana with high hopes. It has been described as a neighborhood gem and is notoriously hard to get into. My wife and I are not foodies...we are experience people. We've had wonderful experiences with just so-so food. But there was NOTHING redeeming...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kokonutzFT
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This was a nice place for a dinner for five. We ordered a variety of dishes. Our server had brilliant recommendations as many in the party were first time diners. The risotto of the day was apparently brilliant; the lasagna delicious. I opted for a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank worktotravel14
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Bread was stale—always a bad sign at an Italian restaurant. The host was not at all welcoming, and the pasta was thick and tough. The service was just ok, apart from the rude host. Definitely not a place I’d recommend or ever go to again....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PStGermain
Reviewed December 1, 2018

This place is very quiet and the food is excellent. It is a very easy choice in the neighborhood if you are looking for a cozy Italian place. Try the cacio e pepe.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Beth D
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Response from RonFG | Reviewed this property |
We've always used street parking. Don't know about lots. No valet. See no reason that well behaved children couldn't join you.
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