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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Falls Church


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A photo of Idylwood Grill restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Falls Church
Booked 11 times today
Idylwood Grill is a hidden gem where Contemporary French and American cuisines beautifully converge. Despite its unassuming location, it has won the hearts of diners with its exceptional food and service. Renowned for its artistic interpretation of classics, the restaurant serves up palate-pleasers like the "light and delicious" stuffed flounder, filet mignon, beef bourguignon pappardelle, and more. Each dish is "beautifully prepared," with sauces that win praise for their perfect pairing. The establishment's attentiveness to detail extends to the wine selection, with the French Pinot noir being a noted delight. As one satisfied customer sums it up, "It’s a dependable, yummy place to spend your evening," and another promises, "We would gladly come back and eat our way through the menu."
A photo of Alta Strada Mosaic restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Fairfax
Booked 33 times today
Situated in the heart of the Mosaic District, Alta Strada Mosaic has been consistently lauded for its outstanding Italian cuisine. With numerous rave reviews for their diverse and captivating flavors, Alta Strada Mosaic has been recognized for its exceptional service, exceptional food such as their fresh pasta and perfectly grilled octopus, and well-crafted cocktails. Customers have lavished praises on their delightful staff who go out of their way to ensure a memorable dining experience. The fresh and delectable Italian dishes draw similarities to the authentic flavors experienced in Italy, adding to the credibility of its cuisine. Altogether, Alta Strada Mosaic presents an incredible Italian dining experience, with high recommendations from customers.
A photo of North Italia - Tysons restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Tysons Corner / McLean
Booked 65 times today
North Italia - Tysons, located in the heart of Virginia, is a gem for exquisite Italian cuisine. Known for its delightful dishes and remarkable service, this restaurant has won the hearts of its patrons, as evident from the glowing reviews. Their menu boasts of traditional Italian favorites - pizzas, pastas, and small plates like Italian meatballs and arancini. Reviewers particularly praise the squid ink pasta, butternut raviolis, and Bolognese pasta. Moreover, they speak highly of the attentive service, relaxed atmosphere, and generous portions. The grilled branzino with vegetables and a variety of desserts, including tiramisu and budini, come highly recommended for their bursting flavors.
A photo of Claudio's Table restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Palisades Northwest
Booked 37 times today
Claudio Pirollo grew up in Belgium where he soon discovered his passion for cooking as he wandered around his father’s fine Italian épicerie (grocery store) and watched his mother prepare dinner every day. The dual influence of Italy and Belgium triggered Chef Pirollo’s aspirations to develop his knowledge and experience with different flavors.A Trattoria is not a pizzeria, it is an Italian-style eating establishment that is generally much less formal than a ristorante but more formal than an osteria. It is similar to what the French call Bistrot.Trattorias are traditionally family owned, casual, rustic neighborhood restaurants found throughout all of Italy that offer fresh, regional, local and family specialties on the menu.
A photo of Mia's Italian Kitchen restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Alexandria
Booked 92 times today
Mia's Italian Kitchen in Alexandria is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine that consistently satisfies its patrons. With outstanding service and an enticing atmosphere, Mia's offers a truly authentic dining experience that transports you straight to Italy. The customers rave about the delicious homemade pasta and the Nona’s special pan pizza, referring to the dishes as "real Rustic Italian Deliciousness." The impeccable service and the vibrant vibe are often highlighted, with many patrons admiring their helpful and attentive servers. Mia's commitment to quality is evident in every dish they serve, earning it the title of being many diners' favorite Italian restaurant. Its popularity necessitates early planning for reservations, given how quickly Mia's books up. Despite this, the consensus is unanimous; Mia's Italian Kitchen is an excellent place for high-quality Italian cuisine.
A photo of Carmine's - Washington DC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Penn Quarter
Booked 73 times today
Located in the heart of Washington DC, Carmine's is known for its authentic Italian food. From the delightful Italian sodas to the extensive selection of wines, the restaurant promises an immersive Italian culinary experience. The menu, offering an array of classic Italian dishes, has been praised by reviewers for its high-quality food. Customers have dubbed it the "best authentic Italian restaurant" they've ever been to. They rave about the excellent service, with special mentions of knowledgeable and friendly staff. The family-style meals have received particular acclaim for their abundant portions, perfect for sharing. From the rave reviews, Carmine's commitment to delivering a genuine Italian dining experience is clear.
A photo of North Italia - Washington DC restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • West End
Booked 57 times today
Located in Washington DC, North Italia offers a splendid selection of authentic Italian dishes. Reviews for the restaurant consistently mention the quality and taste of the food, with one customer stating that North Italia serves the "best Italian food in DC." The restaurant's menu highlights the depth and diversity of Italian cuisine, featuring items like 'Spicy Rigatoni Vodka', 'Cacio e Pepe Pizza', and a variety of fine Italian wines. The restaurant's service and ambiance have also been praised, making it a preferred dining spot for locals and tourists alike. Another reviewer recommended it as a perfect pre-theatre place due to its proximity to Kennedy Center.
A photo of Corso Italian restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Arlington
Booked 14 times today
Cheesetique - Shirlington is highly recommended for its excellent American cuisine. Many patrons have praised the quality of their food, with one customer stating that the grilled cheese with Asian pear and prosciutto was the "best grilled cheese I have ever had." Others have highlighted their creamy mac and cheese, or the unique cheese curds and brie pear prosciutto grilled cheese. As the reviews indicate, the restaurant offers a variety of dishes, all with a strong emphasis on cheese. Overall, the dining experience at Cheesetique - Shirlington is enjoyable, with many diners expressing their intentions to return and savor more of their offerings.
A photo of Modena restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Downtown
Booked 5 times today
Modena, located in the heart of downtown DC, is a gem of Italian cuisine lauded by diners for its splendid and innovative dishes. As diners reveal, the place stands out not only for typical Italian dishes but also for its creative takes on classic recipes, making it one of the best Italian joints in the city. Gluten-free options, including homemade pasta, are available and highly praised. The reviews stress the restaurant's "consistent and creative" fare, excellent service, and lovely ambiance, making it perfect for date night or special celebrations. Notably, the meals stand out for their beautiful presentation and deliciousness, with some even calling Modena's food the best Italian cuisine they've tasted outside of Italy.
A photo of Il Piatto restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Downtown
Booked 35 times today
Il Piatto, a standout in the bustling restaurant scene of Washington D.C., has been widely appreciated by its patrons for its authenticity and quality in serving Italian cuisine. Located just two blocks from the White House, it's ideal for those seeking to revel in the delightful gastronomic experience Italy offers, amidst a relaxing ambiance. Reviewers rave about their extensive selection, ranging from arancini and Italian Benedict to ragu and limoncello custard for dessert. Patrons emphasized the courteous and professional staff, the beautifully prepared dishes, and the inviting ambiance. With top-notch food quality, affordability, and a prime location, Il Piatto has won over the hearts of many.

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Discover best Contemporary Italian restaurants in Falls Church

Explore the allure of contemporary Italian cuisine in the heart of Falls Church, Virginia, part of the vibrant Washington, D.C. suburbs. This area is renowned for its rich culinary scene that features a variety of dining options, with a special spotlight on innovative Italian fare. Restaurants in this locale skillfully blend traditional Italian flavors with modern culinary techniques, creating unique and memorable dishes that cater to sophisticated palates. The dining settings range from intimate and cozy to modern and expansive, ensuring an atmosphere suitable for any occasion, from casual outings to special celebrations. Patrons can expect top-notch service, high-quality ingredients, and beautifully presented dishes that highlight the creativity and expertise of the chefs. Falls Church's dining scene is a dynamic blend of culture and sophistication, making it a must-visit destination for food enthusiasts and lovers of contemporary Italian cuisine. Enjoy a culinary journey through Italy with a contemporary twist right in the DC suburbs.

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