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La Forchetta - CLOSED

3201 New Mexico Ave., Washington, VA
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good45%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
23 Jan 2013
“It's not the Roberto Donna of old, alas”
29 Aug 2012
“I wanted to love it, but i did not”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza
3201 New Mexico Ave., Washington, VA
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Reviewed 23 January 2013

I like sleek and modern, so the orange and black color wasn't off putting but the disorganization of the decor was. It was a little like having a lunch in a modern furniture store. That wasn't the problem though. The sad thing is that this...More

Thank MaryBWashingtonDCUSA
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I was looking forward to trying this as a big roberto donna fan. unfortunately, the service was only fair and the food felt too heavy and mostly mediocre. my grilled whole fish and spicy rapini was excellent, but my husbands' pasta was dowright gloppy. kids...More

Thank Sonya S
Reviewed 27 August 2012

I regularly enjoy the gnocchi with sausage ragu. It is served hot with plenty of flavor. The marinara pizza is also very good, although my 12 year old daughter says it has too much olive oil. This restaurant offers consistently tasty Italian cuisine.

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 25 August 2012

La Forchetta is Roberto Donna's most recent restaurant venture. The restaurant is sleek and modern. We found service to be attentive. The wine and beer selection is limited but well chosen and reasonably priced. I enjoyed a Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA while one of...More

Thank areview28
Reviewed 15 August 2012

The food, at least what I have had is great, the service is spotty. Had a restaurant week lunch there and they offer the whole menu for $20.12, a great deal. I had the soft shell crab appetizer, one of the lamb sausage skewers, and...More

Thank mot29
Reviewed 2 August 2012

Roberto Donna who ran Galileo downtown is back at this neighborhood trattoria. The food is very good with some unexpected things on the menu like tripe, fresh grilled sardines, fresh anchovies. We will have to back to try the many dishes that sounded delicious. The...More

Thank TravelNow61
Reviewed 2 August 2012

The meals and the sweet especially the tramısu is THE BEST İN TOWN I WILL TRY AGAIN Also the athmosfer is beautıful

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Reviewed 16 July 2012

The bread was dry and tasteless. My pasta did not look like what was described, tasted bland and was cold. Ugh. No one else's meals at our table looked very good either, except maybe the pizza. The donut-like dessert with chocolate sauce was the one...More

Thank cybelor
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Located next door to Chef Geoff on New Mexico Ave, this new restaurant is not very exciting. The concrete and metal interior guarantees a high noise level, and the food is mediocre at best. We both ordered soup and sandwich for lunch. Both soups were...More

Thank Gana B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3201 New Mexico Ave., Washington, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Rappahannock County  >  Washington
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