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“Authentic Diner” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Amphora Restaurant

Amphora Restaurant
Ranked #29 of 176 Restaurants in Vienna
Price range: $10 - $25
Cuisines: American, Greek, Diner, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A local landmark in the DC metro area, Amphora Restaurant opened its doors to NOVA customers back in the early 1970's serving breakfast, lunch and dinner 24-7 using only the finest sourced ingredients and recipes made-from-scratch daily.
Fairfax Station, VA
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Authentic Diner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2012

Friendly diner with the traditional menu with a slightly mediterranean twist. The decor is dated but authentic. This is a great diner where you can partake in a meal alone or with friends and not feel rushed to leave. You are bound to find something on the menu that you will love.
Note, bring your own herbal tea bag if you don't like Lipton.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Outstanding service at Amphora in Vienna, VA”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

Visited Amphora today with a group of friends after a bike ride today in Vienna, VA and the service was truly excellent. From the front desk to our waiter to staff that stopped by our table to check on us, everyone was genuinely friendly and made our breakfast very enjoyable. A big thank you to the wonderful staff who truly seem to care about their customers. If you like friendly service, stop by Amphora for a meal soon.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hattrickchick
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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125 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Luxury diner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

Both locations are fabulous. We have only tried breakfast and the selections are great. Light and delicious pancakes and a wonderful salmon omelet . The coffee beats any bistro. Take home one of their outstanding pies to make the experience last for days

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jeannie M
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NOVA
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Late night breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2012

The Amphora is a 24 hour restaurant. The only times I have eaten there, were after 'all-night' grad parties for the kids of a very good friend and I helped man some of the game tables. Each time we would roll in about 3:00 A.M. and have breakfast. Service was quick and the food was good. Prices were reasonable. What more could one ask at that time of day?

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Thank siegva
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Washington DC
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“In Vienna, not as good as it once was.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

We have frequented the Amphora for many years. Sorry to say it is not what it once was. Seems to be suffering from neglect. Food is so so, upkeep leaves much to be desired. But what can you say it is there all the time and has a large menu

Visited August 2012
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Thank WashingtonDCAnne
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