About Fiorella Italian Kitchen

Fiorella's appeal lies in our delicious food, natural warmth and effortless Italian charm. During spring and summer, the outdoor dining area creates a delightful al fresco experience; in the winter, the restaurant is a cozy retreat. And all year long we have wonderful views of the Potomac!

152 National Plaza
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 11:30am – 10:00pm, Friday: 11:30am – 11:00pm, Saturday: 11:00am – 11:00pm, Sunday: 11:00am – 10:00pm

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(301) 839-1811

Website:
http://www.fiorellapizzeria.com/

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Fiorella Italian Kitchen Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

3.9

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (12)
Kid-friendly (11)
Waterfront (7)
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Comfort Food (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Scenic View (5)
Fun (5)
Authentic (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Bar Seating (3)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Good for a Date (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
People Watching (2)
Cozy (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Special Occasion (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Business Meals (1)
Live Sports (1)
Romantic (1)
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

We met our niece and her kids for dinner during their fencing tournament. The lasagna was the BEST i have ever had and i have had a lot of lasagna!. The only downside was that a very large group came in while we were eating and made a LOT of noise until they got seated and started to eat. I guess their good food shut them up and everyone was happy.

Tags: Authentic, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 7, 2018

I went to Fiorella's with my 18 year old daughters (vegartaians) . We started out with rosemary french fries - very good. Then split a caesar salad - whole romaine leaves, delicious dressing, then a mushroom pizza - 1/2 alfredo sauce and 1/2 marinara sauce - best pizza ever - thin crust.

Tags: Comfort Food, Waterfront, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Kid-friendly, Casual
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

I made a reservation a few days before NYE. We arrived a little early and our table was ready for us and we were seated immediately. Food was amazing and so was the service. Highly recommend the fried mozzarella balls, baked chicken Alfredo, Caesar salad and the fennel sausage pizza. Also the Chianti was amazing!!! Atmosphere was great with a beautiful view of the harbor and wheel. Definitely returning

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Had a pizza crust faux pas. Manager fixed it and gave us the mistake pizza which was consumed for bfast in the hotel and warmed up by a hair dryer...

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Fiorella is similar to many of the other chains at National Harbor- decent food, average service, very busy at holiday time, and on the pricey side. Our pizzas were good, lasagna was fine although presented in a non traditional way (noodles as a “crust” in a small cast iron pan). The atmosphere is nothing special- large room, TVs by the bar, good for large groups. I would return when in National Harbor again.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 28, 2017

We were a party of 6 (4 adults, 2 children). The host initially sat us in the bar area despite the dining area virtually empty. The bar area chairs were more than our little ones could navigate so we asked to be seated in the dining area. From then on, the service and food was seamless. Great pizza, great salads, great meatballs, and yummy rolls. Our server was attentive and fast on the refills.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fun, Good for Groups
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Our table ordered pizza and chicken parmigian. The pizza was very good. The chicken arrived and looked like a pizza. It was ok,but we each only had a small piece and took the rest home. I am not sure if it was pounded chicken or ground chicken,it is only described as chicken parm on the menu. The restaurant is loud and casual,the service was very good. I would recommend this place for casual dining/not special occasion .

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

They graciously accepted our reservations For 10 people and when another person joined at the last minute, they rearranged the seating pattern to accommodate us. They presented our 11 year old granddaughter with a special birthday dessert and serenaded her. Food was delicious, staff was courteous and skilled, and our contact - Michael, made this a delightful experience. Highly recommended.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Overall, I was very impressed by Fiorellas. The pizza was flavorful and terrific. Some of the best I have ever had. The service was tremendous. If you are ever in the National Harbor area, this is a place you must visit.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Waterfront, Romantic
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Needed kid friendly place to eat while staying at Gaylord National Harbor. They had really good pizza and the waiter was the best we've had anywhere in years. He was accommodating, friendly and super attentive. Food was good and bill was around $25 for two adults and two kids! Great deal in National Harbor!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Waterfront, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve lunch. Good food. Friendly waitress.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Our waitress was excellent. Most of our meal was good. However, my Pizza came out with a bottom and crust that was beyond burnt. It was black as coal...the whole bottom and side. They made me a new one, and it was delicious! The bread is yummy....others in my group likes the meatballs and chicken parmesan...overall, other than the first completely burnt pizza crust, it was a good meal and had good service.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 23, 2017

The Sparkling Moscato was really good. Had the Fiorella Salad. Very good. Very filling. Shared a thin crust personal pizza. It was just the right amount of food. Service was great. Answered questions. Checked on us often. Fantastic time.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Amazing food! Excellent pizza! Can't wait to visit again!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 9, 2017

Service was not pretty bad.
1) had to ask for our wine glass twice.
2) Received my tab before being done with my meal.

Felt as we were being rush out the restaurant.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on December 5, 2017

The Caesar salad was underdressed and if you opted for anchovies you got a lump on the top. Dining in National Harbor is being part of a captive group. Not a lot of choice and the choice is poor

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had a great experience at this restaurant. We arrived early for our reservation and the host was able to accommodate us. We ordered several pizzas and they were delicious. Our server was very attentive as well. All in all, a really good experience.

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We've been here before and loved it...but this go around the food wasn't very good and the service was definitely lacking. Seems like Mgmt may have changed...the little things just weren't as good.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Noise level great for us but keep in mind we were there at 3pm on a Sunday

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Happy Hour
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great food. Everyone in my party of six loved their meals. My Shrimp Alfredo was excellent! The lasagna is a creative twist on a classic dish and the two who ordered it enjoyed it.

The atmosphere is fun with a view of the observation wheel and waterfront.

Our waitress was excellent.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Casual, Live Sports, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Outsranding thin crust pizza, wide selection of pizza along with a build your own options.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Seated promptly. Served water and bread promptly. We ordered immediately. Everything after that went downhill. The restaurant was super loud; bad acoustics. The waitress didn’t check back. After 1 hour I flagged down someone since our waitress had done a disappearing act. I noted we hadn’t received our meals and it had been an hour. She said she would check on our orders. We had only ordered one salad, one personal-sized pizza and chicken pasta Alfredo. 70 minutes in two people got their food. I got mine another 10 later as they forgot my pizza.

Salad as noted as being flavorless. Pasta was not with Alfredo sauce, more like butter with something different. Runny, not creamy. Not bad, but not great. My pizza was a disgusting mess. Seemed raw, two ingredients were so sparse as to be almost non-existent. There was zero form to this pizza and no flavor.

Waitress was apologetic, when she had finally dropped food off. Thank goodness for the nice manager. She felt awful and comped our meals. She explained she had new chefs and runners. That seemed apparent as my co-worker pointed out 1/2 way through our wait that ALL the wait staff and some runners were in a big group with tickets waving and in heavy discussion. Apparently they had mixed up orders and/or were remaking them.

Note for restaurant: Things wouldn’t have been as bad had your waitress checked back with us and dropped off an appetizer or offered wine or something during the more than hour wait to take the edge off our hunger. But we were left with our one roll and one glass of water per person for 70 minutes after a long conference day!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 24, 2017

It took the server over 20 mins to bring our drinks. From the time we sat down our food came out 45 mins after we sat, and at different times, so some we cold. Our server never checked on us. One of our entrees was entirely wrong because our server wrote down the wrong item. Not staffed right and kitchen was really really slow. The food was good once we all got it, aside from temp. We did not send back as it would probably take too long to refire, nor did we order a 2nd round of drinks due to our initial 20 minute wait. Disappointing to say the least.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

We arrived for our reservation and was surprised by the noise level in this small Italian restaurant. A lot of locals and young adults for homecoming were eating there.
We asked to sat outside due to the noise level and that helped.

Our ordered drinks took a very long time to arrive, and a few were forgotten. Bread, olive oil cheese and far after our main entrees.

It seemed that service was overwhelmed.
Overall the food was good.

Would give this restaurant another try if I'm in town again.

Tags: Late-night Find, Scenic View
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 14, 2017

My husband and I split the open faced lasagna. It was so unique! It is a cross between a lasagna and a pizza with the "crust" consisting of lasagna noodles folded over and tones of ricotta cheese, sauce, sausage and ground meat. Plenty of food for two people. Our server did his best to be attentive but it seemed like the servers had very little help. For such a busy place, they should have staff to refill our water and give us fresh baked rolls, etc.

Tags: Casual
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Fun place. Great food and free tickets to the Ferris wheel. Thanks so much,John!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Unimpressed with food or atmosphere , mainly pizzas, otherwise small selection of food

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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Nice table! Very slow service! When food arrived asked for bread to go with antipasto. Had to ask twice for cold rolls that took over ten minutes to arrive! Very pricey $80 for 2 individual pizzas a $12 antipasti & 2 glasses of rose

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Ordered Spaghetti w/meatballs and Blue Cheese Wedge Salad. The Spaghetti Sauce was great. The meatballs were not appetizing. The wedge salad was excellent. They bring you bread served from their basket (kind of annoying), but they do serve with olive oil and balsamic. The service made everything better as it was outstanding!

Tags: Waterfront, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined on July 25, 2017

We were underwhelmed by the presentation of the menu, so were then pleasantly surprised with how good the food presentation and flavor was! Happy to have gluten free pasta!! Could add a gluten free crust to the menu for the pizzas.

Tags: Waterfront, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Great halfway place for a friends meet-up from DC/NoVa and Annapolis area. Not too expensive or high end but nicer than fast casual, varied menu, prompt and friendly service - and food tasted good!
All the hard surfaces made for a loud venue, not a first date or romantic setting.
Housemade burrata - sets them apart.
We'll go back.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

I ordered the seafood pasta (26$). The food was really good. However the portion size was terrible. After eating there I was still hungry. So I decided to try a different restaurant. If your not terribly hungry it's a great place. But if you are make sure to order two meals.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Have you ever experienced reading a description of a restaurant's entree, in their menu, or saw a photo of it online and then were disappointed when the genuine article shows up at the table. You know just by looking at it that it is some frozen restaurant supply microwave special. Well you will not have that experience at this establishment. You can tell by the unique style and presentation that everything from the wedge salad, to the Lasagna, and every desert on the menu is hand prepared at Fiorella Italian Kitchen (I know because we tried all of them).

When we walked in I gave our name and let them know I made the reservation on, "Open Table," and we were seated immediately. No, "Just one moment Sir." Rather, the hostess grabbed 3 menus and stated, "Of course, follow me please," and took us right to our table. Before she could finish pouring our water the waitress was there to take our drink a appetizer order. The service never slacked off like some restaurants do where they deliver the food and disappear into the Bermuda Triangle. The server continued to return at regular intervals throughout the meal, and the manager also stopped by twice to ensure everything was satisfactory. I ordered the Calamari for an appetizer, Lasagna for the main entree, and the cheese cake for desert. Not only was everything prepared to perfection, but the generous portions were such that I could not eat everything without risk of indigestion so I freely admitted defeat. This restaurant crew earned every start on the five star rating. Fantastic job folks! I will definitely eat here again on a return trip to the DC area.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Food was average but overpriced for what it was. We told them we had a child with a Birthday in our group and nothing extra was done (just surprised they didn't do anything extra for that...)

Tags: Casual
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Great food and service, when in the area you need to visit this -lace

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Fun, Scenic View
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 (San Diego)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Portion size on baked chicken fettachini was small. Meatball Stromboli was delicious though. Service was lacking. Saw waitress once for drink and food order and once after our food was brought. Water glass sat empty the entire dinner.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on July 2, 2017

Come here for large portions of delicious food. This restaurant really reminded me why I love Italian food. My only problem was that I was unable to eat dessert because the meal was so large and good.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Richmond)·Dined on June 29, 2017

Our second visit and still very pleased. Easy reservations and our requested booth was
available. Couple little hiccups on our orders but easily handled and no hassles.
The Chicken Melanse was the best I have ever had!! It had been pounded into almost the size of
a pizza! So delicious. The seafood pasta and at the lasagna also passed high inspection.

Tags: Authentic, Waterfront, Great for Brunch, Seasonal, Disabled Access, Gluten Free Options, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 28, 2017

The service here was terrible. My server never came to check on my table so I had to ask other servers to help us whenever we needed something. The food was just ok.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The food was nothing special and was overpriced. The bread was stale and the restaurant was fairly loud. One person in our party ordered the ravioli which only came with 5 ravioli...for over $20. This place is a tourist trap...and we fell for it.

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