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“Great Restaurant in an Area Where Even Good Restaurants Don't Exist”

Zibibbo 73 Trattoria Italiana & Bar
Ranked #2 of 155 Restaurants in Stafford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 25
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The Zibibbo grape ,also known as Muscat of Alexandria .It is considered and "ancient vine "and some wine experts believe it is one of the oldest genetically unmodified vines still in existence.The vine made its way to Italy in 1773 from the Arabic nations where the name was Zibibbo. Italy had the perfect climate and rich soil for the vine.This made Italy a recognizable country in wine making.
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The stretch of I-95 between the Rappahannock River and the Capital Beltway is a culinary desert. Zibibo is an oasis of awesome in the midst of a whole lot of nothing, a restaurant that in terms of ambiance and pure culinary genius could hold it's own in the most competitive urban foodie scene, but that exists in a strip mall along Route One where it's existence is as surprising as fine sushi at a 7-11. It offers elevated traditional Italian cuisine as good as any I've ever had. The tortellini and the bruschetta trio are absolutely amazing, and nothing on the menu ever disappoints. It has the best wine list north of Fredericksburg and south of Quanitco, and creative cocktails to boot.

We've celebrated birthdays and holidays here, and we've never been disappointed or gotten anything but near perfect service. If you're trying to impress a date in the Stafford/Quantico area or if you're stuck on I-95 and craving a top-notch dining experience, Zibbibo 73 is perfect.

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Not a fan. The food is not bad, just nothing to write home about. We have been a few times. Each time, I leave feeling unhappy. Lots of people like it. I am just not one.

Thank Rebecca E
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great Staff, Great Food, Great Bar, Great live music, overall a great local place to dine in Stafford!

Thank Jennifer C
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

The inside of the building is breath taking so pretty. The service is amazing surely 5 star they come check on you so much you never need anything. The food was amazing so good you think you are in Italy. The wine was very good as well. I will be going back again.

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Thank Marquetta C
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I love this place. It has a great little outdoor seating area—great for kids. The kids love the food, too—essential, as every parent knows. We love the meatballs, the panzanella Siciliana, the wood-fired pizza, the arancini. We go here routinely and will continue to do so.

Thank JugglerrelgguJ
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