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Pulcinella Ristorante

6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
+1 703-893-7777
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (40 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has been around for 33 years, is NOT a chain and delivers great food and service at an affordable price! They have wine that is VERY fairly priced and they are great with families. The menu is loaded with Italian favorites but they...More

Thank 620rab
Reviewed 5 days ago

Currently Monday is half price wine day. The portions are large and the staff friendly. The gnocchi is great. This is where the local dine.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were traveling with kids who don’t like Italian. We grabbed subway for them and figured they could eat while we had Italian. But when we walked in the door, we were given nasty looks by management and staff. We decided to order to go....More

Thank HThomas7
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We were on our way to Spring Hill and stopped for dinner. The burratta special was wonderful. Best cheese I’ve had in ages. We had veal Marsala, pizza, chicken cacciatore and pasta marinara with calamari. Everything was good. The pizza crust was a bit flimsy....More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

First time visit and very enjoyable. Atmosphere was good, staff friendly and helpful and food excellent. Had the clam chowder for a starter ($7) and it was really good followed by a calzone. Choice of regular or large calzone and went for the large., but...More

Thank 35Russell
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Hi I often frequent Pulcinella's for Sunday brunch with a group of friends and we are never disappointed However I must provide extra Kudos to the wait staff who braved a frigid rain to run out to my car to help me find my cell...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants in McLean because it has great food at reasonable prices. It is sort of a low key neighborhood place -- if there is such a thing as neighborhood in McLean. The atmosphere is pretty cozy.

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a busy restaurant, with many happy customers. And there's a good reason for that. The food is superb. This is old-style Italian cuisine, just as it should be. I enjoyed the Chicken Francese, which was served with salad at my request. My companion...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Service was slow, staff seemed like they didn’t know what they were doing. Pizza just ok, as was ravioli. Tilapia came with marinara sauce! Wine choices limited to 2 whites, 2 reds. H were marked only on pavement of space- no blue lines, no signs...More

Thank TravelingTasmanian
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you're looking for flair and fancy, this isn't it. Down home great food at an incredibly good price point is what's served up here. Mo does a phenomenal job handling the number of regulars and new patrons who hit this spot. The staff is...More

Thank Gerry S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 703-893-7777
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