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Pines of Florence

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS​
6.95
Mozzarella Caprese
Fresh​ mozzarella, tomato and basil
6.95
Antipasto
Fresh​ seasonal greens, Italian cold cuts, cheeses and red peppers
6.95
Red Peppers
Ponti peppers with garlic, olive oil and Italian herbs
6.95
Fagioli Bianchi
White beans seasoned with onions and Italian herbs
6.95
Fried Peppers
Fresh​ green peppers prepared with imported olive oil and Italian herbs
6.95
Sauteed Mushrooms
Fresh mushrooms cooked with garlic, red peppers, olive oil and lemon
6.95
Fried Zucchini
Fresh zucchini covered with Italian bread crumbs fried to golden finish
6.95
Steamed Mussels
Fresh​ mussels cooked with garlic, parsley, Italian herbs and tomato sauce
6.95
Fried Calamari
Fresh squid dipped in beaten eggs and flour cooked in olive oil and served with marinara sauce
8.95
Fried Calamari and Zucchini
Fresh squid dipped in beaten eggs and flour cooked in olive oil and served with marinara sauce
SOUPS​
4.95
Lobster Soup
3.95
Pasta Fagioli Soup
3.95
Italian Minestrone Soup
SALADS​
3.95
House Salad
A mixture of fresh seasonal greens
6.95
Greek Salad
Fresh seasonal greens, feta cheese, olives, peppers and onions
6.95
Caesar Salad
Romaine, croutons, anchovies, cheese and caesar dressing
8.95
Grilled Chicken and Bowtie Pasta
Chopped tomatoes, romaine, spring onions, pine nuts and garlic parmesan dressing
8.95
Mediterranean Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken, mixed greens, eggplant, dun-dried tomatoes, chopped olives, feta, capers and balsamic vinaigrette
SUBS​
8 inches
7.95
Grilled Chicken Sub
7.95
Italian Cold Cut Sub
7.95
Meatball Sub
7.95
Sausage Sub
7.95
Chicken Cutlet Sub
7.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
7.95
Tuna Salad Sub
7.95
Chicken Salad Sub
PIZZA​
6.00
Small Pizza
8.00
Medium Pizza
9.00
Large Pizza
SPAGHETTI​
8.95
Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce
In tomato sauce with Italian herbs
8.95
Spaghetti with Butter Sauce
8.95
Spaghetti with Aglio Olio
Tossed with garlic and imported olive oil
10.95
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes, ground beef and Italian herbs
10.95
Spaghetti with Meatballs
A blend of ground beef with Italian herbs and tomato sauce
10.95
Spaghetti with Pesto Sauce
With our special mix of Italian herbs, fresh basil, pine nut and cream sauce
11.95
Linguini Ascuita
Celery, green peppers, olives, basil and olive oil
11.95
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce and Mushroom
Tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes, ground beef, mushroom and Italian herbs
11.95
Spaghetti a la Carbonara
Bacon, onion, parsley, parmesan cheese, eggs and Italian herbs
11.95
Spaghetti with Sausage
A mild Italian sausage with spaghetti and tomato sauce
HOMEMADE PASTA​
10.95
Manicotti
Pasta stuffed with ricotta, parmesan, romano and mozzarella cheese, served with marinara sauce.
10.95
Spinach Manicotti
10.95
Cannelloni
Pasta stuffed with fresh ground beef, served with your choice of tomato or white cream sauce.
10.95
Eggplant Parmigiana
Fresh eggplant fried in olive oil, covered in (mozzarella cheeses) and served with marinara sauce.
10.95
Vegetarian Lasagna
Fresh lasagna layered with spinach, onions, tomatoes, herbs, ricotta and parmesan cheese served with tomato sauce.
10.95
Lasagna
The same as our vegetable lasagna, but with fresh ground beef and Italian herbs instead of spinach.
10.95
Eggplant Lasagna
Filled with ricotta cheese, mozzarella, parmesan cheese and tomato sauce.
10.95
Cheese Ravioli
Ricotta cheese and Italian herbs, in fresh ravioli
10.95
Spinach Ravioli
10.95
Meat Ravioli
Ground beef and Italian herbs in fresh ravioli.
CHICKEN​
Served with choice of linguini or vegetable and tomato sauce.
10.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Francese
Chicken dipped in eggs and sauteed in lemon and butter
10.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Marsala
Chicken breast sauteed with mushrooms and marsala
10.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Parmigiana
Chicken covered with bread crumbs and baked with mozzarella cheese
10.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Pizzaiola
Chicken pounded in small pieces and cooked in marinara sauce
10.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Piccata
Breast of chicken, cooked with lemon and butter
10.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Cacciatore
Green peppers, mushrooms, onion, white wine and tomato sauce
11.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Grilled Chicken Entree
Grilled chicken breast with vegetables
11.95
With Linguini
With Vegetable
Chicken Romano
Fresh chicken breaded and fried, topped with ham, eggplant and mozzarella cheese
VEAL​
Served with choice of linguini or vegetable and tomato sauce.
14.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Milanese
Fresh veal, breaded and deep fried.
14.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Francese
Fresh veal dipped in eggs, flour and sauteed in lemon and butter.
14.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Scallopini Picatta
Fresh scallopini of veal cooked with lemon butter.
14.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Parmigiana
Covered​ with bread crumbs baked with mozzarella cheese.
14.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Pizzaiola
Fresh veal, pounded in small pieces, cooked in marinara.
14.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Scallopini Marsala
Fresh veal with mushroom and marsala.
15.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Veal Romana
Fresh scallopini breaded and fried, topped with ham, eggplant and mozzarella cheese.
16.95
Linguini
Vegetable.
Ossobuco Veal Shank
Veal shank cooked with green pepper, onion, mushroom, garlic and tomato sauce.
SEAFOOD​
Served with linguini
11.95
Mussels Entree
Steamed and served with your choice of marinara sauce with Italian spices or our white sauce of olive oil, garlic, oregano, parsley, basil and red peppers.
11.95
Calamari Entree
Steamed squid with Italian spices, served with marinara sauce.
12.95
Fried Calamari Entree
Squid covered in a mixture of Italian bread crumbs and spices fried to a golden finish.
15.95
Clams Entree
Steamed with red sauce as described with our steamed mussels.
15.95
Shrimp Fradiavalo
Steamed shrimp with Italian spices served with our marinara sauce.
15.95
Shrimp Parmigiana
Shrimp covered in Italian bread crumbs and parmesan cheese fried and served with our marinara sauce.
15.95
Shrimp Garlic Butter
Delectable fresh shrimp served simply with garlic and butter.
15.95
Shrimp Marinara
Steamed shrimp with Italian spices and served with marinara sauce.
16.95
Linguini Pescatora
Combination of shrimp, scallops, calamari with choice of sauce.
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Reviewed May 23, 2019 via mobile

Not great, bread was homemade but not really Italian? Average salad, minestrone was more like tomato soup.. chicken parmigiana was not exciting either. Decent service.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank wbforever
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Begin with an excellent wait staff member - Julian. Makes a great "filthy" Martini or a cherry filled Manhattan. Don't be afraid to ask for him. High quality draft beers on tap and reasonably priced. Wine is also reasonable and nice quality. After dinner coffee...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Drummer_Man_Artist
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

I have stopped in here from time to time over the years. When I’m in Old Town this is always a good dinner stop. Nice quite place, unlike a lot of the other restaurants in the area. I have not ordered anything that I did...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank EAN_Diver
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us. Our daughter wanted pasta one night so we thought we’d give it a try. The experience started off well enough. We asked what the favorite dishes were (our usual routine for new places). The waiter responded by asking us...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KareRare
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

I was in Alexandria for business and for one night only. I had researched restaurants on TripAdvisor prior and Pines of Florence was not one I had saved. I chose it anyway because the old building from the outside intrigued me and because it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank RoamWithRobin
Reviewed October 19, 2018

We were in Alexandria for a week and ate there twice. The owner worked the front of the house and greeted us like old friends. I had the Veal Saltimboca and my wife had the Veal Piccata on the first visit. The lemon flavor was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jungwir
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visit Alexandria every year and always have at least one meal at The Pines of Florence. The food is delicious and very reasonable. Our waiter, Julian has been there forever and always remembers us, even though he only sees us once...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank joel461
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Restaurant and rest rooms were very clean. Authentic and great tasting Italian.. excellent service with lots of options. We visited one year ago and loved it so much we went back last week. The only problem we had is parking, but there is a free...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RetiredCharles
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Family of 5 ate here for dinner, everything we had was very good. Homemade pastas! We had a Caesar salad and it was very good. Definitely worth coming to especially if you don’t want to spend a ton of money.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SandraK145
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I had the penne, chicken, artichoke, yellow and red pepper pasta special. It was very good and also very in expensive for DC area prices. The peppers and artichokes added a wonderful taste to the pasta. I would recommend .

Date of visit: October 2018
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