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Il Paradiso Trattoria

8723 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3906
+1 703-360-4105
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
15 Sep 2015
“Great for a group”
28 May 2013
“Best Italian Food in the South Alexandria area!”
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8723 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3906
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Reviewed September 15, 2015

We had a group of fifteen at lunch and there were very few people at tables when we arrived, so it was great that they were able to quickly accommodate us. The waiter was ok but not the sharpest stick. The beer drinkers amongst us...More

Thank BearFanRockford
Reviewed May 28, 2013

The restaurant was very nice. The staff were friendly and courteous. The pasta and seafood dishes were excellent. The only negative that I would say would be the pizza. They say it is a wood fired oven, but you could see and taste that it...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed May 20, 2012

See @Shirley's review from July 2010 - dittos. Lots of groups use it as a group lunch or dinner place, lots of familes enjoy it, but it went downhill in 2008 or so, and now it's just ordinary. In an area with a lot of...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed March 28, 2012

Fun, good food, good service, live music and dancing some nights... Recommended...

Thank TWS500
Reviewed April 14, 2010

Six of us had dinner at what used to be our favorite Italian restaurant in the Fort Belvoir area. The service was substandard, compared to a few months ago...3 of six of our orders were incorrect and service was slow. The prices were much higher...More

Thank shirleyalexandria
Reviewed March 5, 2010

recommended by the latino clerk at hotel as a good "italian"place to eat. well.... that it is! was'nt, however, an italian in sight. rafael my waiter, victor the cook and et al....latinos. who cares...the talapia special i had was very good. and, picking out the...More

Thank r1manchester
Reviewed May 20, 2008

I am reluctant to share news of this well kept secret, but... Il Paradiso Trattoria Itliano is a relatively new restaurant that has opened in my neighborhood. Having worked in a restaurant myself for 15 years, my standards are fairly high. Being in a converted...More

3  Thank dwright80
Reviewed April 22, 2008

I'm not a "traveler" but a local who knows and enjoys good food. Il Paradiso is one of my favorite local restaurants. I've been a "regular" since their opening just over a year ago and have never had a bad experience. The food is fresh...More

1  Thank ajordan506
Reviewed January 4, 2008

This is the best restaurant in the area - and can't beat the price. Atmosphere is quaint - food is excellent. A rare find. Should be in Washingtonian's Cheap Eats edition.

1  Thank Traveler1308
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Reviewed November 20, 2007

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  • Address: 8723 Cooper Rd, Alexandria, VA 22309-3906
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-360-4105
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