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Dante's Ristorante

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1148 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-1818
703.759.3131
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Reston, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been here for many years, but are so glad we decided to return for our anniversary. The food was out of this world! We both had salads; each one was incredibly fresh and delicious. For entrees, I had the rockfish with crabmeat topping and my husband had the swordfish special. Both were cooked to perfection - melted... More 

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Thank Leighluvstravel
McLean, Virginia
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful evening on the porch! Dover sole was excellent as was the service. Staff is welcoming and knowledgeable. This was a datenight for us and it was a really enjoyable, leisurely dinner. We will be back!

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Thank NickiGe
Great Falls, Virginia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is wonderful, and the service is incredible. We've been to Dante's several times and enjoyed every meal. Don't miss the calamari appetizer!

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Thank ENGtchr
Great Falls, Virginia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Excellent food and service as well as a number of different sized rooms for private parties. Ask the wait staff for recommendations - you'll be glad you did.

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Thank Patty F
Colorado Springs
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637 reviews
427 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We were seated outside on a cool, lovely summer day. The weather was perfect for outside dining. Our service was outstanding, elegant formal yet not stiff. My Rockfish was amazing. The vegetables and the fish alike were prepared perfectly. The only minor inconvenience was a loud car stereo or two at the nearby intersection, totally out of the restaurant's control,... More 

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Thank COLadyRoadWarrior
Sterling, Virginia
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

Elegant dining in a renovated old home in Great Falls. Menu includes many Italian favorites which are all well prepared.

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Thank Tom C
McLean, Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

We have been happy customers at Dante's for many, many years and never thought to give a review. But, if you are just visiting in the area or are local and looking for something new we highly recommend Dante's. The food is consistently excellent, the service is friendly and relaxed, and the setting is much more like a comfortable family... More 

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Virginia, USA
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142 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Service was perfect. Ambience was a tad on the formal side yet very casual in guest appearance. Food was out of this world. Highly recommend the Linguinie with lobster and crab meat, modified though in the white whine sauce. Even the background music was perfect.

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Thank dctrentster
Fairfax, Virginia
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112 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Rain caused us to move from a picnic at Wolftrap to this nearby establishment. Glad that it was raining. It had been a while since I visited here, and it brought back fond memories, for the food, service and atmosphere were all first-rate. The breads were nice, the appetizers and salads were fresh, and the four people at the table... More 

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Thank rgstrip
Great Falls, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Summer weekend nights on the patio. Excellent 3 man jazz/improv band playing favorites of yesteryear in the background. The chef is a true gem in the kitchen. Wonderful classic Italian dishes and desserts and superb service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $75
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1148 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-1818
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Great Falls
  • Phone Number: 703.759.3131

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