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Desiderio - CLOSED

7960 Crescent Park Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155-1562
+1 571-248-0660
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
14 Nov 2014
“Nice surprise ”
3 Nov 2014
“Wonderful Local Family owned Dining”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
7960 Crescent Park Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155-1562
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Reviewed 14 November 2014 via mobile

Came upon this place after a round of golf at Stonewall. Since we arrived right when the doors opened and were the only people in the restaurant other than staff, we weren't sure what to expect. Menu looked good so we gave it a shot....More

Thank mh6310vasc
Reviewed 4 November 2014

The best local Family owned Restaurant in town. Food is always fresh and the service is second to none. We have been going there for 5 years. Best meatballs I have ever had.

Thank joannewalker
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This small, family-owned Italian restaurant is better than one would expect from it's non-descript strip mall location. If you are looking for (DC) Fiola-level Italian in Gainesville, you may be disappointed. If, however, you are looking for good American Italian, with a lovely atmosphere, reasonable...More

1  Thank RedVespaDC
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I feel like this place suffers from the same problem as many in this area - local restauranteurs dreaming of their own place open up a quaint establishment, but their ambition exceeds their talent. The food here just isn't very good. I've been here twice,...More

1  Thank Phlyjets
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Consistently excellent food from this locally owned restaurant. Service is friendly but the food is top notch and not a chain. Usually don't order chicken a lot out but their chicken piccata is the best I've had.

1  Thank Gaingal
Reviewed 30 June 2014

My wife and I both had seafood when we were there and it was CRUNCHY its like the chef had not rinsed the clams or mussel before cooking them. I mentioned the sand to the waiter and was told that it is normal to have...More

1  Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant many times. All of the food is great although my favorite is filet Alfredo. You also need to sample the terrific bread and homemade sauce they serve with every meal. Wow! Great food, great service and a great value!

1  Thank Brad A
Reviewed 8 January 2014

We always make at least one trip a month to this strip mall gem. They make all of their own sauces and cheese, local ingredients are used where possible and the food has always been good. Service is great.

1  Thank hupd49
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Desiderio has consistently produced great food, whether for a family dinner or a date night. The location would not be my first choice for a romantic dinner (a shopping center) but the interior belies this. It is subdued and soothing. Try their family recipes, especially...More

1  Thank beentheredonethat46
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We went for the first time on Friday. It's tucked away in the shopping center next to a mattress store and a bit difficult to find. Locally owned and such a gem! Service was excellent. My only complaint is they use a popular bottled tea...More

1  Thank Debra A
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7960 Crescent Park Dr, Gainesville, VA 20155-1562
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 571-248-0660
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