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Bellissimo Restaurant

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10403 Main St, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302 (Main Street and University)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Fairfax, Virginia
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244 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been here for dinner on numerous occasions but this was a first for lunch. As it was during restaurant week we tried the 3 course lunch for $22.00. A few glasses of the house chianti and The toretta mozzarella and caesar salad appetizer were great. My wife thoroughly enjoyed her chicken granchioli and my fettucine ragu was great. Finished... More 

Thank ivytravel
Fairfax, Virginia
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518 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Bellissimo is a cozy Italian getaway in Old Town Fairfax. Service is always excellent and the Italian choices here are numerous enough for everyone to have a favorite. The food is well-prepared, tasty and supported by a fairly good selection of wines. Free city parking is right around the corner.

Thank ace4444
Fairfax, Virginia
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I don't mind spending money on food, but I do expect the quality to match. My husband and I found our meals to be very disappointing. I had a seafood and pasta dish. The scallops were very bitter and the lobster was a little chewy. My husband had the duck special, and he said it was average, and he didn't... More 

Thank AmesAmes
Fairfax, Virginia
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I have been here four times and each time left very pleased. The food is excellent as well as is the presentation and service. Servers very kind and attentive. Definitely will return!

Thank beanienva
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Food and atmosphere was GREAT for a date night. More upscale dress but with a relaxes atmosphere. I do not recommend for small children, but great prices for this type of establishment. Dinner for 2 with desert and a bottle of wine was less than $120.

Thank Anne D
West Point, Virginia
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291 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Our dining club chose this place and it turned out a good choice. Nice appetizers, decent and reasonable wine list. Every had a pretty good Caesar salad up front. Crostini were exceptional, but the calamari were chewy - a sign that it wasn't fresh. Specials were excellent. These folks know their ay around veal and seafood. Dessert was a disappointment... More 

Thank George C
Annandale, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We have lived in this area since 1979 (ouch). This restaurant has been here for over 20 years and yet we missed it! For our 40th anniversary (which we did not plan anything for) we decided to try something new .... and hopefully memorable. We could not have done better for a close to home, excellent service, warm welcome and... More 

Thank Barbara A
Oakton, Virginia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

I invited my wife for lunch, and decided to explore Bellissimo, a small, cozy, elegant restaurant close from home. It was a very pleasant experience, very good food, nice atmosphere, good service and very reasonable prices. I tried Polenta with Italian sausage as an appetizer, and the "fish of the day" plate; my wife tried a chicken plate; we also... More 

Thank Rodolfo G
Arlington, Virginia
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Four of us enjoyed an excellent lunch at Bellissimo, an Italian restaurant in old city, Fairfax. All requested the gastronomic lunch, a reasonably-priced 3-course special. The three courses were superb and we especially enjoyed the wonderful waiter, Ennio, The restaurant is small and cozy with tasteful decor.

Thank chr2222
Goochland, Virginia
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235 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

I rarely bestow 5 stars, however this is truly an exception. Not a large establishment which adds to its charm. A quiet cozy atmosphere offering quality service and fine Italian cuisine. They purport to offer Northern Italian food. Last September I was in Millan, Italy and frankly they do! I ordered the pasta and it was similar to that I... More 

Thank Terry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $50
Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Validated Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10403 Main St, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302
    (Main Street and University)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: 17032932367
Bellissimo Restaurant, Fine Northern Italian Cuisine, is a family owned and operated restaurant located in the heart of Historic Old Town Fairfax, Virginia. We serve lunch and dinner. We love having special parties and can hold up to 65 people. We can do a special event any day of the week at any time! We offer discounts to people going to the Fairfax Symphony and George Mason Center for the Arts.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?