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Villa Di Este - CLOSED

600 Montgomery, Alexandria, VA
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
10 Apr 2015
“Poor service, so-so food and waitress adds extra tip on your credit card”
9 Apr 2015
“Not Impressed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
600 Montgomery, Alexandria, VA
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

Had to wait a long time for a menu and the restaurant was pretty empty. Then had to flag waitress down to order drinks. Entree came before the salad and then when I got my credit card statement it appears the waitress or manager changed...More

Thank 49Mike
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

Our waiter was very old and not very engaged in our visit. The food was greatly overpriced and the serving size left me feeling a little ripped off. I had the crab ravioli with crab sauce. About 5 ravioli in a simple sauce for $22....More

Thank Mrstlh
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Love the way the place always has several specials and the food and service is always first class. I regularly take out of town business guests here as it is quiet and romantic....but also good for business.

Thank eclectichunk
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

This is a white tablecloth restaurant. The food is varied and delicious, mostly northern Italian cuisine. The atmosphere is terrific with tables well-spaced, white linen, and candles. The service is attentive but not intrusive. If you're looking for a quiet evening as a couple or...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 13 November 2014 via mobile

Quiet with attentive staff. Just what we needed for a working dinner. Best Italian I've had in years! The filet of sole in cream sauce was wonderful. Off the beaten path, no crowds. Will definitely return when I'm back in the area next spring!

Thank Braeingle
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Have eaten there regularly when in Alexandria for meetings since 2009. Consistently excellent food, unhurried service. Has never been crowded which is truly surprising considering how good it is!

Thank GlutsonCoe
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I have not dined at Villa Di Este in a long time as I don't live in the DC area. The food was as I remembered, cooked to perfection. I had the Linquini Cleopatra which included mussels, scallops, shrimp, and lobster tail. It was a...More

Thank Nelson1967
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Quiet, excellent food, attentive service, but not quite worth the price. No special ambiance, not at al crowded.

Thank William U
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Loved the food and the staff was very nice. Would recommend. The prices where high but well worth it.

Thank Mindy M
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We found this place because of restaurant.com. It is now our 'go to' place when we want a nice meal, prepared the way we want it. The service and food has been excellent for us and I usually create my own dish! They are very...More

Thank Barbara A
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Montgomery, Alexandria, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703-549-9477
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