Gregorio's Trattoria - Reston

3.7
84 reviews
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Gregorio's Trattoria (trat•to•RI•a, an informal restaurant or tavern serving simple Italian dishes) is a local, family-owned restaurant where we want you to feel right at home, like you're eating at our house. Our goal is to create a comfortable, warm atmosphere with consistently fresh, delicious food and amazing service. Owner Greg Kahn and staff will do everything possible to make your visit a pleasure from the moment you walk in the door. We're not a franchise restaurant, and serve only the freshest food made with locally grown ingredients whenever possible.
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R
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Only 2 servers. Service was pleasant but very slow

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MW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The waiters has very kind, food was delicious. It was not noisy, we loved the pizza too.

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HD
Washington DC
19 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first experience at this restaurant. It was a lot smaller than I thought it would be BUT the food was amazing. Everything was sooo good. We left with full bellies even my 9 year old who is always hungry. If it wasn't 30 minutes away from our house, we would be visiting it a lot more. We were surprised at the bill though. The side salad wasn't included with the meal and that was not told to us beforehand. The waiter just asked if we wanted a side salad. Even though we were only a family of 4 a 20% gratuity was automatically included. This will not stop us from going back. We will keep all of this in mind.

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k
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

it was okay. service was good, food was alright. not sure if it was worth the price or the drive

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JB
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

This is our second time visiting Gregorio's. The food is good -- the appetizers were great (muscles and calamari). The muscles in marinara on both occasions were some of the best around. Saturday is also half price bottle of wine night -- unheard of for a weekend so thanks for that! The portions are huge -- too much for almost anyone to eat in one seating so plan for leftovers. The place is kind of big and seems more like a post-soccer game hangout, but it is good for a Saturday night dinner with friends too. The servers are all working hard, but there's something wrong there -- not enough of them or they are overstretched so that items come slowly and requests for more water, etc. happen regularly. Grated parm was never offered (same for coffee and dessert -- not that we had room, but it would have been nice to be asked). It's symptomatic of a pizza post-soccer place that they're under staffed. We will go again though so as long as you are aware, enjoy!

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D
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

I have recommended Gregorio's Trattoria to family and friends, and will continue to do so. The staff is friendly and efficient, and the food is terrific! Gregorio's is one of my favorite places.

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LS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Should not be missed. Real Northern Italian food that will satisfy beyond words. My favorite is the Veal Piccata . My husbands is the Bolagnese. We also love the meat tray appetizer. One of these days (5 years later) I will make it to dessert.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Although e arrived last for reservation we were seated promptly amid a mostly full restaurant. The doors came timely and we delicious. We would try this establishment again.

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l
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

We had the Valentine Special. The waiter could not explain the choices.

we were charged extra for our choices. We had to ask for plates twice and water twice.
Waiter was in a hurry most of the time and never asked how we were doing. When we needed sometime, we had to flag him down.

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M
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great little place, with wonderful people. Great for a casual dinning. The veal was great as well as all the appetizers that we had. The only knock, we wish they had a better wine list.

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r
Washington DC
79 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Food, as always, was good - and our server was particularly attentive, friendly, and courteous. It has a neighborhood feel and it is easy to unwind there after a tough day. This remains our local "go to" place for casual Italian comfort food.

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JB
Washington DC
31 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We've been looking for a neighborhood Italian restaurant that is friendly, decent food, professional servers at a reasonable price that is not in RTC. Gregorio's fits the bill nicely. A group of 5 of us went on a recent Saturday night after some other reservations fell through. Seated promptly -- dining room is a bit bright and loud but nicely decorated. We tried several seafood appetizers (fresh and not overcooked), pasta dishes and pizza as well as a white and red wine selection. All of it was good -- nothing great, but all worth a trip back. We will try it out again; might become our new local favorite!

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c
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent Italian food and a very healthy wine pour! Great service and value!

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T
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Poor service. Bread was hard the first time. Then they brought bread which was hard and cold. Main entree was ok.

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice surprise. Pleasant location, good food for moderate price. Service was good; waiter was professional and friendly.

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L
New England
32 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

a True hidden gem. we were on Vacation and wanted Italian Food. From the outside it is very unassuming, but the inside is well decorated. The Staff is very friendly and good. The food was excellent, true Italian Cuisine and executed wiht perfection.

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NS
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious - I had spaghetti and meatballs and the marinara sauce was great! The service was also good. Great value - huge portions.

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M
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

Sauces on pasta and salad dressings were both too sweet.

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d
Jacksonville
122 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 4

This is the se one time we have been here with our grand kids - six and eight. The food is AMAZING, however the service really sucks!!! We put in the kids orders and one pizza came out in twenty minutes and the other took 45 minutes!! Drinks took forever. The restaurant was not full. Seems they do a big carry out business and maybe the kitchen can’t keep both running smoothly.

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SM
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great experience. Temperature was a little chilly but otherwise a very nice experience. Will definitely return.

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LD
Washington DC
57 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second time around didn’t disappoint. Celebrated my birthday a month ago and returned to enjoy another delicious meal with friends as we celebrated my husbands birthday. The meal starts with a bread basket that is out of this world with dipping sauce that is great. Next the four of us shared a generous portion of calamari which was cooked perfect. For our main course my husband and I had the pork chop which will have again and again and our friends ordered a shrimp dish and chicken marsala which they loved too. The night was complete with a slice of Tiramisu. We all agree this is the best Tiramisu we’ve ever had so be sure to check it out the next time you go 😋. Thanks Adrienne for welcoming us with open arms.

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LD
Washington DC
57 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tonight my husband and I together with our friends and their daughter celebrated my birthday. From the bread basket through the dessert everything was delicious. It was our first time, but not our last. I loved my salmon and my husbands pork chop was awesome. Our friends had veal parm, lasagna and another salmon option. Looking forward to going again soon.

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d
Jacksonville
122 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

First time here. Food was delicious and very large portions, even the kids meal. The kitchen was annoyingly slow. 45 minutes to get served but our one kids pizza came out in 15 minutes so he was done before everyone else was served. Other than that the food was amazingly delicious. Will go again.

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J
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I had a friend visiting from another country and was hoping to have a pleasant Italian meal. From the beginning the experience was horrible. First, they told us that we had canceled our reservation which was definitely not true.

I then asked for a split of wine and the waiter brought an unopened bottle and walked away. When I finally got his attention after 10 min, I asked him for a glass and he brought one soon after but didn't even apologize. He did not open the bottle. We ordered food which was overcooked and seemed like it must have been a frozen product to start as it came to fast as to have been made after we ordered. We ate very little of it. I also ordered a salad which I never received. We complained to the manager about the service and the food. He proceeded to take 20% off of a 60 bill. I think this was ridiculous as he could see we ate nothing. I will not be returning to this restaurant.

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LG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Unfortunately we were pretty disappointed with our experience. The restaurant is extremely bright for dinner and the service was disorganized. They must of come at least 3 separate times to our table with someone else's food and when our food came out, we watched them bring it around the restaurant before we hailed them down saying it was probably ours. The food was decent (I'm Italian and it's not authentic Italian in my opinion) but the prices were high for the quality.

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DG
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very professional staff, great service and the food was delicious. So reasonably priced too!

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D
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gregorio's is a true neighborhood gem! It's a quiet restaurant with great Italian food. The service is friendly and efficient, and the ambiance is cozy and comfortable.

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D
Washington DC
24 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a lovely lunch celebrating a friend's new job. Gregorio's is comfortable, cozy, and relaxed. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and there is a varied menu selection. Food is delicious!

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C
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 2

Waiters care.

They hustle.

I ordered the chicken parm and I am not sure if it was veal.

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JB
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

Overall, some of the dishes were good-pork chop, veal picatta, but soup, risotto, linguini with vegetable were tasteless. I've noticed the decline in the food taste over the past year. Sorry but it's not good Italian food. I do think their pizza is good. Not worth the price of admission.

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PJ
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 2

We went to Gregorio's for Valentine's Day. Our drinks came promptly as did the salad. The salad was wilted and not very appetizing. The entrees were very delayed in coming and our server appeared to be actively avoiding our table. We were only offered a second drink after the entrees arrived. When the entrees finally arrived, they were good, but I had to give my husband my water as his water glass did not get refilled and we couldn't catch the server's attention. Although it was Valentines Day and we had planned on ordering dessert, we didn't feel like staying any longer and called it a night. The experience was not particularly enjoyable, which is disappointing as the food was not bad overall.

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OT
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Dinner was good but dessert was not. The tiramisu was covered in cinnamon instead of chocolate. The layers had barely any (if any at all) espresso, chocolate, or liqueur flavor. It was definitely not a traditional Italian tiramisu, although it was a tasty cinnamon cream cake.

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Richmond
39 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 5ambience 1

The food was good but the dining room has a cafeteria feel. Way too bright no ambiance the place needs dimmer lighting, candles maybe a flower on the table and a tablecloth

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ML
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

Dined here on Christmas Eve with my family. We all found the menu items to be overpriced for what you were given. Breadsticks were good, however we found the pasta to be too buttery and the meatballs were less than desirable.

Decent service and friendly staff.

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s
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great meal. Service was great. Loved that we could have a cocktail with the meal.

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M
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 4

I have had better meals at Olive Garden. The food was bland. Alfredo had no flavor at all. Caesar salad was like it came out of a bag at the grocery store, and there was almost no dressing. The ravioli was swimming in butter. Wait staff was not too attentive. All in all, not worth the price. I really wanted to like it. I was very disappointed.

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JN
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Always pleasant staff make this a good choice for diners.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Good food, slow service, did not need a reservation.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good Italian food. Huge portions, but a little pricey. We enjoyed our meal, and will probably go back again.

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OT
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I love Gregorios! Sometimes we go for complete meals, sometimes we go to the bar and order Calamari (ask them to flash fry it - we prefer it that way - some people prefer it crispy...cooked more), meatballs and broccollini - small meal, tasty as could be, we order wines...it’s just super!
The wait staff are kind and helpful and want your meal to be right.

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