HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 5 times today

Bellissimo Restaurant

4.4
873 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$31 to $50
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Italian
Top Tags:
  • Good for a Date (26)
  • Romantic (24)
  • Neighborhood Gem (23)
A small, cozy restaurant that serves exquisite Northern Italian food in a warm and inviting ambiance with excellent service. We are a fine dining restaurant with a very friendly, welcoming environment. You don't need to wait until a special occasion to visit us- we'd love to see you anytime! Come and visit so that you can try our chef's delectable daily specials for lunch or dinner. See you soon!

Open Seven Days a Week!!
icon/ic_private_diningCreated with Sketch.
Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Italian, Seafood, Vegetarian
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
We are open 7 days a week!
Monday-Friday 11:30 am until 10 pm.
Saturday and Sunday 4 pm until 10 pm.
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(703) 293-2367
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Business Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Omar Lavayen, Chef/Owner
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Bellissimo Restaurant offers catering for both small and large parties. In addition, we can offer carry-out for those lunches or evenings when you would prefer to eat at home or in the office. Please call Mary for more details at 202 262-3726.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Main Street and University Drive
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
There are many PUBLIC PARKING lots available to Bellissimo diners that are steps from the front door.
Public parking lots include: one block behind Bellissimo (south) on University Drive; one block north on University Drive next door to the Town Hall; one block east on Main Street(236).
icon/ic_special_eventsCreated with Sketch.
Special events & promotions
Bellissimo Restaurant has partnerships with The Fairfax Symphony and George Mason Center for the Arts. Ticketholders of the Fairfax Symphony Concerts enjoy a 10% discount on the evening of performances.
In addition, ticketholders of George Mason University's Center for the Arts Opera Series enjoy a $15% discount on evenings of performances. Please bring your tickets to us and we will be happy to honor your discount. Feel free to contact Mary at 202 262-3726 or info@bellissimorestaurant.com for details.
icon/ic_gift_cardCreated with Sketch.
Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Private Dining

Bellissimo can accommodate private parties of up to 65 people for lunch or dinner any day of the week. We have experience in a wide range of private parties, including anniversaries, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, graduations, office parties, business meetings, fundraising events and holida

View Private Dining Details
What 873 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.4
ambience
4.1
value
Noise · Quiet
94% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
JaelC (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I took myself here for dinner on a Sunday night and thoroughly enjoyed every bit of my meal and service. I have been to several Italian restaurants and I even lived in Italy for 2 years. Bellissimo is one of the best Italian restaurants I have visited. I will definitely be coming back.

Report
Helpful
WillieE 
4.0  Dined 7 days ago

Service was great and the food was excellent. Overall it was a great dinning experience.

Report
Helpful
KarlB (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Nicely prepared food. Elegant restaurant. A bit pricey.

Report
Helpful
DanL (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Immensely charming service, quiet atmosphere, white tablecloths, killer red sauce. Your mileage may vary, but this is the sort of Italian restaurant I (Italian family, Jersey born) am conditioned to expect.

I've only been once, so I'll save a star on the excellent food until I've sampled more of the menu. For what it's worth, every bite I sampled from my girlfriend's plate was just as good as what I ordered.

A tad pricey, but it's not like they're hiding that from you. It isn't S'barro.

Report
Helpful
viptellitlikeitis (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The place is small and the seating a little cramped. It appears to draw an older crowd. That said, the food is very, very good and the prices are very reasonable. It is authentic in an old school way. We would much rather come here than go to a Great American Restaurant outlet, for example.

Report
Helpful
Theburgh81 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

This restaurant is perfect for a romantic evening! The service was great and the food was incredible! The restaurant itself is not the biggest so I would suggest making reservations.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Our experience was disappointing. The food was bland and unremarkable. We had 2 servers waiting on our table and they did not seem to be communicating with each other so we were asked multiple times if we had already ordered various courses. The price was quite high compared to other local restaurants.

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Awesome food and service. The Crab Ravioli special was very tasty.

Report
Helpful
LAR6265 (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

We love this restaurant. Good food, good service and Old World charm.

Report
Helpful
ArcherJ (Washington DC)
4.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

We lucked out that it was restaurant week so the meal was inexpensive. Unfortunately we didn't get to see the regular menu so the selections were limited. The only other problem was since we were going to a concert close by and were running late it wasn't as leisurely as it could have been. Not the restaurant's fault.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
88