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La Bettola Italiano

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558 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2518
+1 703-271-0032
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
558 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2518
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Located in Crystal City, it is walking distance to at least 5 hotels. The restaurant was quaint. The food was very good. Prices are very reasonable, and service was excellent. Would give it a 4.5 out of 5.

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No where but DC would you find a 20 year old Italian restaurant with true Italian recipes, excellent preparation, outstanding service, and the best reasonable prices in town for any sit down restaurant. Of course, to get this, La Bottola has a Moroccan manager/server, a...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Although the bread was the best part of the meal and the salad was okay, the main dish was really bad. In fact, this could be the worst veal parmigiana I ever had. Firstly it was not a piece of veal. You had to search...More

Thank shapgo
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Took a large group here for a business dinner and had a great experience. Food was outstanding and prices were reasonable. Service was attentive.

Thank Goldinlondon2012
Reviewed March 9, 2018

I had a thin crust pizza and fried calamari. Both were very good although I wish they offered a non-fired version of calamari. Ample servings so left overs to take back to my hotel. If you're staying at one of the many nearby hotels and...More

Thank Dpaulson1
Reviewed March 1, 2018

It wasn't bad. We got the app that gives you a bunch of different things, it was pretty good. I ordered the Chicken Parm and it was decent. The chicken was cut into a bunch of peices, and then covered in a pool of sauce...More

Thank Oversizeload
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The food was SO amazing here! Never ate here before and we wanted Italian that we could walk to- we're in Crystal City. SO walked by the first two Italian restaurants on 23rd street and no one was in either of them and the menus...More

Thank piper858
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Reading the other reviews for this place I think a lot of the problem with service stems for language and cultural barriers. The service is friendly and accommodating. The restaurant is quaint and cozy. If you are in a hurry or want something quick this...More

1  Thank wvguy99
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Placed an online order and didn't go through. Good thing I called them back 5 minutes after to double check on it. They told me it would take 60 to 90 minutes for delivery. When I'm less than 7 minutes away. After 1.5hrs of waiting...More

2  Thank Paulo C
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

This place is located on restaurant row (23rd Street) in the Crystal City section of Arlington, so it's convenient to public transportation and usually, you can find street parking nearby. They have indoor and heated outdoor seating (there is a fireplace). La Bettola Italiano has...More

Thank JSinDC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202-2518
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-271-0032
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