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Violino Ristorante Italiano

181 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4717
+1 540-667-8006
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
181 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4717
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Reviewed yesterday

Very good dinner, from cocktails onwards, with excellent main courses, and competent but not stellar service; among the best Italian meals I've had in the USA - and good in absolute terms, though it would only scrape into the second division in Italy.

Thank GreatProphetZarquon
Reviewed 2 days ago

I ordered Primavera Pasta(Angela hair with vegetables). What I got was a plate of boiled thin spaghetti and steamed vegetables with a absolutely no seasoning. I asked where was the sauce as All I saw was water at the bottom of the dish. The chef...More

Thank Gabriella3546
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow, we went looking for a restaurant to meet up in a halfway location for two sisters families. We were traveling with a 7 month old infant so location was very important for his comfort. I read all the reviews on TripAdvisor and this look...More

Thank DianeMonongahela
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were driving through Winchester and pulled up Violino on the internet and decided to check it out. The write up sounded great. The actual experience was disappointing. The bread was still doughy and undercooked. My wife ordered the braised spare ribs and they certainly...More

Thank SusanB09
Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry you had a "substandard" experience. To answer some of your complaints I can start with the "doughy" bread. We call it Focaccia and you might have gotten the saught after "pozzetto" which literally translates to little well. When...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in the area and go here a couple times a year and it's always enjoyable. Tonight was no different . It was our 31st wedding anniversary but we didn't state that when we made our reservations so no special table treatment, but very...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining options abound on the walking precinct in the center of historic Winchester, VA. If you've a hankering for Italian, you can't do better than Violino's. Northern Italian cuisine seems to be the specialty. Excellente! In fair weather you can sit our front and enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice decor, good service, great food - would come back all time if I lived nearby. Large menu selection with meat, chicken, pasta and seafood choices. Everything we had was excellent, served hot, cooked to perfection with a nice level of spices to compliment the...More

Thank mikexyz22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here with some friends and thought it would be like when I was in Rome, nope, nothing like it at all. They serve Americanized Italian food. They didn't even have the national dish of Italy, "Pizza Margertia". What they try to pass off...More

Thank csaduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite Italian restaurant PERIOD. The owner is a delight & will greet you after you get your meal to make sure everything is perfect- and it always is. My family and I go every year for their New Year's Eve dinner. The...More

Thank saragladden2267
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends invited us to meet them for dinner here based on their past experiences and we were not disappointed. The food is obviously made with fresh ingredients as everything tasted extremely fresh. We tried all the appetizer specials and some of the dinner specials....More

Thank Edward G
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
I can't say for certain, but they are very accommodating and I feel their is a good chance they would.
10 January 2015|
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Response from Riccardo S | Property representative |
Yes, it's Violinoristorante. com
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
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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