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Via Veneto

1309 Shenandoah Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308-1117
+1 703-765-6661
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“tortellini” (3 reviews)
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1309 Shenandoah Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308-1117
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This small Italian restaurant has been around for decades and has a reliable returning customer base. The strong point is the consistently good food. We had veal parmigiana, mussels on spinach fettuccine, and pizza for two children. It was all good - yes I tried...More

Thank Erik_Virginia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Stayed here on a whim with friends and got an upgrade to a suite for our group. Great atmosphere, restaurants, casinos and plenty to do! Staff was wonderful and already planning our next trip.

Thank vacagirl2016
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Having grown up in an Italian family, I am super picky with what I consider to be authentic Italian cuisine. When I moved to the area and Via Veneto was recommended to me, I wasn't sure what to expect... I have been nothing but EXTREMELY...More

Thank CesiraLu
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The food is incredibly fresh and delicious. We've had fish, veal, calamari, stuffed sausage and fried mozzarella as well as fresh caprese salad and it was all wonderful. Cozy place and friendly people.

Thank wanderlustiest
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is a small, family-run Italian restaurant that's off the beaten path. The food is usually very good, but when the place gets crowded (on weekends), service can be a bit lacking. Our server recently incorrectly described a few menu items. I've had chicken cordon...More

Thank Faputzed
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

If you like good Northern Italian food at reasonable price, come here especially at lunch time. It's not crowded at lunchtime. Run by two Italian sisters from the Marche region, I feel like I returned to Italy. Love their Fettuccine Alfredo, Tortellini a la Crema....More

Thank Yori O
Reviewed 8 May 2016

If you think the dining room's decor is tired, just wait till you visit the run-down restroom. Then smell the cigarette smoke coming from the back of the restaurant and you know you've flashbacked to the 70s. I won't rate it terrible because the pasta...More

Thank famtraveler3
Reviewed 3 April 2016

If you want to have good Italian food on the cheap, come here during Lunch time. The place is not crowded unlike dinner time and enjoy with a glass of house wine. I know it's a sin to have cappuccino after breakfast but I have...More

Thank Yori O
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Via Veneto is a lon-standing fixture in it's neighborhood. it is very small, so seating is tight, but is usually packed. The food is very good and is reasonably priced.

Thank Valjul
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Had not been here for a while. Was not busy on a Friday night. The "hommade" Italian bread was probablymthe worst I ever tasted. Good bread is easy to fnd but not here. i ordered eggplant parm. The cheese was good butmthe eggplant was lackluster,...More

Thank Jo0547
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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1309 Shenandoah Rd, Alexandria, VA 22308-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +1 703-765-6661
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