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Savio's

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516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
703 212 9651
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

The Italian food was average, the salad was not remarkable and the wine was average. for some reason the place did not seem to have many customers. Maybe we were there on a bad day.

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Thank Hugo V
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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178 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

First trip to Savio's with friends. No one else in the restaurant. Service was so-so. Food was so-so. Server hit me with bread basket more than once and spilled food in my lap. No effort to make amends. Never going back. Hope your visit will be better than mine.

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Thank RetiredMilitary
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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191 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

We ate at this restaurant on a Saturday night. It is located in a shopping center, and the parking spaces are a little on the tight side. They have wines by the bottle and wines by the glass, but the wines by the glass are different than their bottle selections, so you need to ask them to bring out the... More 

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Thank Steve R
Alexandria, Virginia
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

My wife and I recently moved to the Landmark neighborhood and were in a bind when it came to food. Having transplanted out of Del Ray, we needed to jump out of our comfort zone and try something local. Having won rock, paper, scissors; I chose Savio's. Walking in to Savio's makes you feel like you're walking into a Mario... More 

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Thank Joseph M
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I want to rate the food separately from the service. The food was very good, tasted hand made and was reasonably priced if you split an entree. We did and it was plenty of food for the two of us. The young lady that was our server was prompt in seating us and bringing a menu and water. But when... More 

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Thank D F
Lake Ridge, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I've been going to Savio's for over 17 years and is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is consistantly fresh and delicious and service is always friendly.

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Thank Weezah
Methuen, Massachusetts
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150 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

This is a delightful mom and pop restaurant in a strip mall. We went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon with some friends. They have many menu items and an excellent wait staff. Items on the menu include spaghetti and meatballs, chicken and fish. The restaurant was quiet and allowed for talking. This restaurant is a good value. My compliant... More 

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Thank EilSat
Alexandria, Virginia
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Food is consistently good, portions are generous and service is friendly. They have an extensive menu with choices for almost everyone. House wines are acceptable and reasonable.

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Thank CrewRef
Arlington, Texas
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107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We ordered two pizzas and my wife ordered a pasta dish. Pizzas are personal size. Also ordered a cheese bread for appetizer. The food was good nothing spectacular..

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Thank John K
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My family and I have been dining at Savios's for a generation. It has been so much a part of our life that it is not unlike having the proverbial Sunday dinner at Grandma's. And since I am now Grandma, it's even better because I don't have to cook. The food is delicious, and the staff every bit as wonderful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Neighborhood: Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Phone Number: 703 212 9651

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?