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Pazzo Pomodoro

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SFIZI - APPETIZERS
7
Garlic Bread 5
Tuscan Style Flatbread
10
Bocconcini di Salsiccia
Sausage bites w/ parmesan cheese, onions and marinara sauce
8
Arancini
Saffron risotto balls with caciocavallo cheese, mozzarella, peas & meat sauce
8
Mozzarella In Carrozza
Pan fried buffalo mozzarella w/ garlic-anchovy sauce or spicy tomato sauce
11
Cozze alla Napoletana*
Prince Edward Island mussels steamed in white wine, chopped tomatoes & garlic rubbed crostini. House specialty. Gluten Free without Crostini
11
Calamari Fritti O alla Griglia*
Fried calamari w/ spicy tomato sauce or grilled w/ arugula. Gluten Free Grilled only
10
Polpette con Ricotta*
A bowl of small Sicilian style meatballs, sauce & ricotta cheese
11
Melanzane Parmigiana
Classic Italian eggplant parmesan
14
Crudo di Tonno alla Tartara*
Italian style tuna tartare served w/ avocado & mixed greens
INSALATIERA - SALAD LADY
8
Insalata di Cesare*
Classic Caesar salad. Gluten Free w/o croûtons
6
Insalata della Casa
Mixed greens w/ balsamic vinaigrette dressing
9
Insalata Caprese
Fresh mozzarella, vine ripe tomatoes, fresh basil & extra virgin olive oil w/ balsamic reduction
14
Insalata Pazzo Pomodoro
Boston Bibb salad w/ eggs, avocado, sliced tomatoes, olives, sweet onions & mozzarella cheese w/ balsamic vinaigrette
11
Insalata Greca
Tomatoes, green peppers, Kalamata olives, onions and feta cheese with red wine vinegar & EVOO
10
Insalata di Bietole
Beets, goat cheese, baby arugula w/ a balsamic vinaigrette
PAZZO ANTIPASTO
16
Assaggi di Prosciutti e Formaggi
Prosciutto ham and cheese
11
Carpaccio di Manzo*
Thinly sliced beef, extra virgin olive oil, arugula & grana padano
13
Burrata*
Soft centered buffalo milk mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers, greens, EVOO & balsamic vinegar
16
Antipasto
A tasting selection of veggies, meats and cheeses (varies)
DAL PASTAIO - THE PASTAMAKER
Gluten Free penne pasta available for $2 extra. Add meatballs or meat sauce to any dish for $6
12
Capellini Al Pomodoro
Angel hair pasta w/ homemade San Marzano tomato sauce
16
Agnolotti Carmela
Homemade agnolotti filled with spinach & ricotta in a mascarpone sauce
18
Penne Al Salmone Affumicato
Penne and smoked salmon in a light cream sauce w/ sun dried tomatoes
16
Gnocchi Sorrentina
Fresh potato dumpling pasta sautéed w/ tomato sauce and mozzarella
16
Vermicelli con Vongole o Cozze*
Vermicelli with choice of baby clams or mussels served in a white wine or red sauce
16
Bucatini All' Amatriciana
Hollow pasta noodles, pancetta, onion & garlic in a spicy red sauce
16
Ravioli di Zucca e Caprino
Ravioli stuffed with butternut squash and goat cheese in a butter and sage sauce, crumbled amaretti cookies
16
Pappardelle alla Bolognese
Pappardelle pasta in a meat ragù
15
Ravioli di Carne
Handmade meat ravioli with tomato sauce
16
Cavatelli di Ricotta Al Ragù di Salsiccia e Friarielli
Fresh ricotta cavatelli w/ sausage and rapini ragù
CHEF'S SIGNATURE DISHES
21
Fettucine Gamberi e Pesto*
Fresh pasta with shrimp and pesto
21
Petto di Pollo alla Fiorentina
Chicken breast stuffed with spinach, prosciutto cotto, smoked mozzarella, mushrooms & roasted peppers
26
Zuppa di Pesce della Costiera Amalfitana*
PEI mussels, clams, fish, calamari & shrimp stew, garlic rubbed crostini
26
Agnello in Crosta di Pistacchio*
Sicilian lamb chops crusted w/ pistachios served with a Madeira wine reduction
17
Melanzane Parmigiana e Capellini
Sautéed eggplant with capellini in a San Marzano tomato sauce
22
Involtini di Vitello
Veal stuffed w/ prosciutto, fontina cheese, wild mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce
DAL PESCIVENDOLO - FISHERMAN
21
Merluzzo alla Napoletana*
Filet of cod with olives, capers & tomato sauce
24
Gamberoni al Salmoriglio*
Grilled herb crusted jumbo shrimp served w/ spicy tomato sauce
22
Trota di Fiume*
Pan seared fresh rainbow trout topped w/ cherry tomatoes, shrimp and lobster sauce
22
Pesce Spada alla Ghiotta*
Mediterranean herb crusted swordfish steak sautéed w/ celery, onions, pine nuts, carrots, raisins & white wine. A traditional Sicilian specialty
21
Salmone al Limoncello Amalfitano*
Pan seared salmon with Amalfi Coast limoncello sauce
DAL MACELLAIO - BUTCHER
19
Pollo al Marsala*
Classic chicken filets served in a marsala mushroom sauce with pasta
18
Petto di Pollo alla Sorrentina
Chicken breast sautéed w/ mozzarella, parmesan cheese, chopped San Marzano tomatoes, wine and fresh basil
28
Controfiletto di Manzo*
Grilled New York strip marinated in a rosemary garlic olive oil
21
Piccata di Vitello
Veal scallopine with a white wine, lemon, butter sauce w/ capers
22
Saltimbocca
Roman style veal scallopine with prosciutto and sage
16
Tegamino di Polpette
Our special handmade Neapolitan meatballs served in terra cotta with polenta and parmesan cheese
DAL PIZZAIOLO - PIZZA MAKER
12" pizzas; Our pizzas are wood fired following the time honored tradition using the finest ingredients. The 6,000 lb pizza oven was hand built in Naples, Italy by Stefano Ferrara, a renowned third generation artisan. Available with Gluten Free crust for an additional $3
12
Margherita
This Neapolitan classic features our made from scratch tomato sauce with fresh mozzarella & basil
15
Reginella
Buffalo mozzarella, San Marzano tomatoes, fresh garlic & basil
15
Quattro Stagioni
Prosciutto cotto, artichokes, mushrooms, black olives, fresh mozzarella & tomato sauce
14
A Piccirella
Italian Ham, pineapple, fresh mozzarella & cherry tomatoes
14
Pizza Vegetariana
Grilled eggplant, artichokes, mushrooms, black olives, mozzarella & tomato sauce
16
Ducati
Pepperoni, roasted bell peppers, pepperoncini, fresh mozzarella & tomato sauce
14
Pulcinella
Italian sausage, smoked mozzarella & broccoli rabe
16
Anema e Core
Prosciutto, arugula, cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & parmesan cheese
14
Capricciosa Classica
Cooked Italian ham, mushrooms, black olives, fresh mozzarella & tomato sauce
13
Quattro Formaggi
Fontina, parmesan, sweet gorgonzola, mozzarella seasoned with garlic & rosemary
VINO E BIRRA
Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards 2018 & 2017 Award of Excellence
Vino
We feature over 390 wines, many in a climate controlled environment. Ask your server for the Specials menu which includes our house wines by the glass
Birra
We have 10 tap beers that change on a regular basis. Additionally, we offer a wide selection of imported and domestic bottled beer. Please ask your server
About
We offer a Neapolitan inspired menu of made-from-scratch dishes that represent traditional cuisine. These meals pay hommage to the memories of Campania, the region of our heritage. The dishes are typical to the working class neighborhoods of Napoli, Salerno, Capri and the dozens of small villages along the prized Amalfi Coast.
PRICE RANGE
$15 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
FEATURES
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love PP! Ate here on May 4 with friends and their 8 year old daughter and we all loved the food, atmosphere, and delightful, attentive service. We shared the arancini and I had pappardelle with meat sauce, my friends had branzino and pompano, and their...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MaineHeidi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza, pasta, seafood and meat all done and presented in a pleasant trattoria. Lively bar scene open till 1am balanced by a gelato bar, made on the premises. Date night family or a comfy place. That's why it's so popular.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Wongeats
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback, hope to see you again soon! Jimmy, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was friendly, and the atmosphere was nice, but the food was nothing special, particularly for the price. We started with the bruschetta and a caesar salad, then had the ravioli di carre, ravioli special, and calamarata con scungili. Nothing was memorable. The portions were...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brian R
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Pazzo Pomodoro is my "GO TO" restaurant in Vienna. Unfortunately they don't take reservations for small parties so it can be hard to get a table for dinner. The food and service are good. It has a "neighborhood feel". It is the restaurant in Vienna...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MAGM2014
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Thank you for the great rating MAGM2014! Try us during the week or early on the weekend when there is no problem for small parties getting seated. See you again soon....

Reviewed March 31, 2019

Special order today Omelet ala Alex Bajan at Pazzo Pomodoro Vienna Virginia soft 4 eggs, omelette with spinach mushrooms, onions, scallions, peppers. The cholesterol in eggs has almost no effect on your blood cholesterol levels. Your cholesterol levels are more influenced by the saturated and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alex B
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

Hey Alex, we are glad you liked your omelette. Come back soon...

Reviewed March 23, 2019

Great meal for all four of us. Pasta with meatballs was excellent. Tuscan flatbread to start was very good. Chicken parmesan and the ravioli were very good as well. Birthday dessert surprise of chocolate cups with crème and raspberry were perfect finish to the meal.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brucelaura2018
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2019

Thank you for deciding to spend your Birthday dinner with us, we hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been here for dinner many times, but never at the bar. It’s a great little spot for happy hour, a date or a quick bite. Food and wine selection were great as was the service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lauragoyerphoto
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2019

Hey Laura, whether in the restaurant or the bar, we really appreciate your visits and look forward to seeing you (and the girls!) again very soon.....

Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

We decided to check this restaurant after reading a lot of positive reviews about it. I also would like to try other restaurants than the one we always go when we're in town. So this restaurant is perfect because we like Italian food too. Since...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NoraFrydman
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Nora, thank you so much for sharing your dining experience. It was a pleasure serving you and we hope you return to try other dishes very soon.

Reviewed February 11, 2019

Having tried the Ashburn, VA site, we thought we would check out the place closer to home. Apparently, this is the "home" restaurant and all the fresh pasta made daily is prepared here. It is a good, pleasant place to dine for family and friends....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Grey C
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hey Grey, Vienna is definitely the original Pazzo Pomodoro, but our local clientele like to think of each as home for them. Both restaurants also produce their own pasta daily. Thanks for the great review, look forward to seeing you in either location some time...More

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

We have eaten here at least 30 times. The food is wonderful and the service is very good. Excellent wines and wide variety on the menu. Pizza is excellent. We have had almost everything on the menu. It’s all wonderful. The Bronzino is great. The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Charley5555
Pazzo P, Owner at Pazzo Pomodoro, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hey Charlie, we look forward to seeing you 30 more! With fantastic reviews like this we ARE getting close to being the best in Vienna on TripAdvisor. We will no doubt see you soon!

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No delivery, but you must go eat there, the place is really nice.
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