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Violino Ristorante Italiano

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181 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4717
+1 540-667-8006
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lunch time meal of antipasto and linguine carbonara, bellissimo! Great service from Ashley and other staff also make you feel very welcome.

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Aldie, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Really good food, people and service. I think it is family owned and operated, definitely will go back when in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best bolognese sauce that I have had in a long time. A very popular restaurant - we were lucky to dine here without reservations! Highly recommend!

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Coral Springs, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for dinner our first night, without reservations, but had no problem getting seated. This is the cutest restaurant, with outside seating as well as a charming dining room inside. It has so much color and character, and the staff was cordial, helpful, and observant without hovering over us. There is a very nice ambience to this place,... More 

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Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

thank you for your review. As the Chef/owner of the restaurant, i always love to hear that the dining room staff is running at it's finest. Thanks again and hope to see you back when you are in the area. More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't usually post reviews especially bad ones but I have to say this was the worst Italian restaurant I have ever eaten in. Expensive and poor quality food. Avoid.

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Thank janettemoody71
Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

What ?!#%@#@E! are you talking about? You don't give any descriptions, you don't say what you don't like about it. How can anybody respond or take your review seriously!!! I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy your experience but you might have been a little "moody" as it states in your user name. Please give more details so that I may... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit tonight. Attentive service thanks to Ashleigh and the waiter who never let our water go down one inch. Authentic food. I loved the minestrone.

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Thank Amanda-Jane C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the food. So good. Chef sang to us too. Many foods to choose from. Pasta, chicken, seafood etc. Very special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're expecting Mc. Donalds or Olive Garden, don't go here. However, if you're expecting a nice sit-down meal enjoying your time with friends, family, or your significant other, then I'd definitely recommend this place. The food is AMAZING. At least all the pasta dishes I tried are. If I HAD to choose my favorite, it would be their Caesar... More 

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Ocean View, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 of my friends and I decided to eat Italian for our last dinner of an annual weeklong get together and we chose Violina's based upon Trip Advisor. We really enjoyed the meal and the Montepulciano wine that we selected from the wine list. Everyone enjoyed their selections which varied from lasagna to a specially made veal parm that was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I made reservations and upon arrival were seated promptly. That's the good part however, from there it was downhill. Our server was pleasant and we got our wine within a fairly reasonable time frame. Then we waited 50 minutes for our appetizer and were told they were out of bread so our specialty meats appetizer had no... More 

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Thank Deborah E
Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I sincerely apologize for the long wait but I think you might be exaggerating a little bit. Did you wait 50 min. from the time you sat down or the time that you ordered your appetizer. How long did it take you to order form the time you came in? It possibly could have taken... More 

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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
$15 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4717
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +1 540-667-8006
Description
We are a small fine dining restaurant specializing in traditional and authentic Italian cuisine. All of our items are made from scratch on premises from the bread to the gelato. The interior decor is old world and eclectic with a strong opera and classical music influence. Our service is professional and attentive . We look forward to providing you with an Italian culinary experience outside of Italy. Buon Appetito

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?