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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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Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
181 N Loudoun St, Winchester, VA 22601-4717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here the other evening to celebrate our special day, and I was reminded again of why this is my favorite restaurant in Winchester. The ambience is lovely, the service top notch, and the food beyond amazing. The complimentary appetizer and bubbly were such...More

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spending a night in Winchester & found this restaurant with great reviews so we decided to try it. It was 7:00pm & maybe two couples in the restaurant that I could see. The hostess asked if we had reservations & we said no. She INFORMED...More

Thank Sheila H
Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Why don't you tell the "whole story" when you write a review? Making assumptions is rude and ignorant. I spoke to the front of the house manager "my sister" and she remembers you very well. It is true that there were tables open when you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the pedestrians mall area of downtown Winchester, the small Italian restaurant was cute, service was good but our meals were just ok. Not what we were to,d by our inn keeper.

Thank Lisa B
Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

What were you told by your inn keeper? What did you have to eat? Why was your meal just "OK"? All things everyone should know so that they are well infromed and I can give a proper response. Grazie!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this! The food is very traditional Italian, in a pretty and lovely restaurant! The staff is well informed, the service is impeccable! The food is excellent! The portions are reasonable, the selections are inventive. When you are served, it is beauty on...More

Thank HB1008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easily the best Italian food in Winchester. Quaint ambiance and live violin on special occasions (like valentines) You must try this place

Thank evaneezer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Resturants come and go but this one has stayed and for good reason.this is and has been the best resturant in Winchester. We moved to Winchester in 1982 from N.Y. Via three years in Washington dc. The service, quality, selection and friendly but upscale atmosphere...More

Thank Ogi58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is True Italian and prepared with outstanding knowledge. The service is outstanding in that they can not do enough for you to make you love the place and be happy. On top of all that, they provide live music background and sing (Italian)...More

Thank Wink6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A big group of us went for lunch. The service was excellent. Food was very good. Small lunch portions. It was a bit pricey. I do recommend a visit.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The setting in this restaurant is very pretty and romantic. The service is excellent. However, the particular food they serve, i.e. the pasta is not the type I prefer. Their sauce is over the top in sauciness. I simply prefer more of the southern type...More

Thank junej703
Riccardo S, Owner at Violino Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I totally understand your preferences and enjoyed your comments. They were not insulting or accusatory and that is refreshing. Sometimes it's just about personal preference. I would love for my pasta dishes to be less saucy. Every time I try...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their food is amazing, the atmosphere relaxed and pleasant and the staff always on point. Their food is always consistent and fresh. You feel welcomed as soon as you hit the door.

Thank Allan49_13
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7 August 2017|
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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