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Mannino's Italian Bistro - CLOSED

1608 Pleasure House Rd, Suite 103, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-4046
+1 757-226-0019
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Mar 3, 2015
“A hidden gem!”
Feb 4, 2015
“Just okay”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1608 Pleasure House Rd, Suite 103, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-4046
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I have passed by this little corner neighborhood restaurant many times as we pick up "to go" pizza from their neighbor. It always caught our eye but we had never stopped in. This particular Sunday night we were headed back home and...More

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed February 4, 2015

Had the lasagna and it was nothing special. I did like the caprese appetizer very much. So-so service and boring décor.

Thank Kelly J
Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This is our new favorite italian restaurant. The food is pure perfection!! Insalata Caprisi, bread, olive oil, spaghetti, chicken alfredo, lasgna, shrimp fra'diavlo, chicken parmedan, teramisu were all to die for. Carlos the chef out did himself tonight!!

Thank Karen M
Reviewed December 7, 2014

Excellent food, served quickly and efficiently. The calamari with homemade marinara sauce...oh my! The veal saltimbocca...even better and we weren't sure that was possible. Finished off with a very generous portion of tiramisu that was one of the best I've ever had. All of this...More

Thank SSMurphy
Reviewed November 4, 2014

We picked this restaurant via Tripadvisor and were again pleasantly thankful. Great menu, service. Has a neighborhood atmosphere and we felt welcome.

Thank Gene S
Reviewed October 17, 2014

It wa our first visit to Mannino's and I wasn't sure if the Italian food would be like my Italian cooking. It was excellent!! We had scampi ala vodka sauce with spaghetti, shrimp franchese, chicken parmagiana. nice hot bread and salads. All great and the...More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed October 13, 2014

We continue to return to Mannino's because we are always pleased with the food and the service. My husbands favorite is the Pollo Giovanni however I like everything. The hostess Devyn is so welcoming and friendly, and our server Amber is a fantastic server.

Thank Linda3210
Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've heard the BEST comments about Mannino's, but just haven't made my way there until last night. I am so glad we finally tried this place. Holly, our server, was excellent. She recommended a red wine for me and was able to explain a few...More

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed September 24, 2014

We visited Mannino's again for our anniversary. Never fails to deliver! Amber our waitress, was wonderful. She was friendly and helpful. I highly recommend the chicken parmesan. Enormous portions for great prices. Definitely one we will return to time and again.

1  Thank DebbieD1953
Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Choosing a restaurant to please 3 birthday celebrants is no easy feat. As we'd all experienced Mannino's delightful cuisine, we agreed we 'd go again as a group. I am not certain if our server was having a bad day, doesn't care for celebrating groups...More

Thank Commagirl
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$21 - $40
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1608 Pleasure House Rd, Suite 103, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-4046
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach>  > Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-226-0019
The experienced Culinary team of Chefs John R. Mannino & John M. Mannino (Father & Son Respectively) have partnered with Sommelier Daris Gavin to open New "Olde World Style" Italian Bistros. The goal was to give patrons Great Italian food at a reasonable price point with wine choices to match. We are sure that the Mannino’s Italian Bistro Family will work with great passion & attention to detail to try and ensure that our guest develop a sense of home and comfort while enjoying their dining experience. John R. spent time at many restaurants both locally (Nicholas’ at the Omni, La Bella Italia, Café Society {Executive Chef}, Bodegas & 456 Fish) and nationally (Lacey’s Restaurant/ Manhattan & East of Athens/ Long Island). John M Mannino is an Honors Graduate of Culinary Institute of America. He was the Executive Chef of Bodega & 4 5 6 Fish prior to opening Mannino's. John M also won the Inaugural 2012 Taste of Hamptonroads Iron Chef competition.
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