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Dante's Ristorante

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1148 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066-1818
+1 703-759-3131
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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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Great Falls, Virginia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

We have been eating at Dante's since it opened many years ago. We go for special events, take other couples but mostly we go spur of the moment. Sometimes we are even dressed very casually, too casually for such a nice restaurant.... It doesn't seem to matter. ... They always welcome us and make us feel special. From the owner... More 

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Thank Keri L
Sterling, Virginia
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

The house is beautiful! Great ambiance. But our service was not good. He brought our appetizer and salad all at the same time. And clearly didn't want to be working. My rockfish was "fishy". The bread was good and it was nice to have a reasonably priced wine list.

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Thank BrintonRMB
McLean, Virginia
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110 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2016

We have dined here some time ago but failed to review [blush]. However, when looking for a place to have dinner for this Valentines' Day we fondly recalled a past experience here. However, they are normally closed on Sunday. But we checked and found they would be open just for Valentine's. We arrived and the place was packed. Apparently others... More 

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Thank Grey C
Powhatan, Virginia
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172 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

We were at Dante's this weekend with a large group and we had a wonderful time. They have smaller rooms up stairs, I would recommend this for anybody with 8-12 people. The place is warm and friendly and the food is very good. Not the best but still yummy. I think they could do a little more with some of... More 

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Thank Phil J
Ashburn, Virginia
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

We love to dine at Dante's. Attila the maitre d' and Giuseppe, the owner / chef are excellent. If you need a special sauce or food cooked a certain way, they do everything to accommodate your needs. I am allergic to garlic and they do everything possible to leave garlic out of whatever I order. Last week stopped for some... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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156 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

If you would like a fresh, upscale Italian dining experience, go to Dante's. The pasta is fresh, bread delicious, service attentive. White table cloths and napkins. Formal but not stuffy atmosphere. There is a wonderful room for small groups up to 15 people and another for groups up to approx. 40. A nice option for parties and celebrations. They have... More 

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Thank SusanEMR
Great Falls, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Authentic Italian food in a lovely old Victorian home. Every meal is a culinary delight. The service is great. Truly an experience to remember each and every time.

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Thank MarriedANDLovingIt
Great Falls, Virginia
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121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten there twice recently and both meals were outstanding. I had a veal chop and my husband had the venison chop special. Both delicious and generously portioned. Soup was outstanding. Service was terrific with full compliment of specials even on a Monday night. They even provided a complimentary dessert because they knew it was a birthday celebration. It... More 

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Thank Susanne H
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2015

Dante's is situated in a former very large house in Great Falls. The gamut that makes up Italian food is wide and therefore everyone has their own idea of what is great. For me it is a dish by dish thing. The Caesar salad was perfectly dressed and the dressing itself was wonderful and garlicky. The Burrata was wonderfully creamy,... More 

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Thank Landsman55
Great Falls, Virginia
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180 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

Went recently for a group business meeting. We had three choices- salmon, veal or penne pasta with veges. The people that had the salmon seemed to enjoy it- despite well undercooked (almost raw) large Brussel Sprouts on their plates and my veal dish. Both dishes came with a type of scalloped potato, which went with the salmon, but not the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $75
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
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: +1 703-759-3131

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