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Edgardo's Trattoria

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281 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4303
+1 703-751-6700
Today
11:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Alexandria, Virginia
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

This place was an Italian-American dining spot with good pizza at one time but no longer. The service always seemed perfunctory to rude and that may have contributed to closure. When they were open they also offered carry-out and delivery.

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Thank LAPR1
Alexandria, Virginia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

Food is just OK nothing special but the service is really bad. We had a waitress with an attitude..big time. We never saw her unless we called for her. Drinks we late and if we asked for water it became a big deal. The manager was also rude. Will NEVER ever go back and I have told other who use... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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555 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

A hugely overpriced Italian restaurant without the food chops to justify the prices. Standard food, standard service, big bill.

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Thank PetePope1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

great white pizza appetizer. looking for a local spot and found this in a shopping strip center. very reasonable

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1 Thank mary s
Alexandria, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2013

I found this place randomly after craving some pasta and searching for pasta on Yelp. Edgardo was ranked first, so I decided to try it out. I ordered their shrimp, scallops, and clams pasta in the spicy tomato wine sauce. It was so good that I had three weeks in a row after that. I was pleasantly surprised by the... More 

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1 Thank monkichi21
Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

The food was not good and the service/atmosphere was terrible. I gave this place three chances: dine-in twice and takeout once. I will NEVER go to this place again even though it is right around the corner.

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Thank Brett N
Arlington, Virginia
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119 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

The food is quite good ... fresh, tasty, homemade. But the delivery sucks at every hour of the day, lunch, dinner, etc. You are told 45mins but food does not come in less than 1:15-1:30 and the staff are really rude, to the point of hanging up, when you call to inquire. Makes it not worth the hassle in the... More 

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Thank PlateMan
Alexandria, Virginia
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012 via mobile

Although my wife and I live on the other side of Alexandria, Edgardo's is our "go to" place for takeout pizza. Edgardo's is located in a recently refurbished shopping plaza along South Van Dorn Street in the west end of town. Admittedly, the restaurant's decor is straight out of the late 1980s or early 1990s and could use some attention.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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220 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2012

We were the first customers for dinner on a Sunday evening, and the restaurant never was crowded, so it was a quiet place to visit and enjoy a meal. All three of us were pleased with our food, and the house signature pasta I had was quite good, with a nice assortment of vegetables, very well presented. Prices were surprisingly... More 

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Thank cjsalexva
JRWilcox
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72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2010

I wanted to try this place for a while but was truly disappointed during my visit. There were hardly any customers on a Friday which should have been an indication but I went ahead and tried the pasta. The food was average at best. The bread, which is supposedly baked on site daily is the best thing offered. The tiramisu,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4303
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-751-6700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?