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12152 Fairfax Towne Ctr, Fairfax, VA 22033-2876
+1 703-273-7405
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had Spaghetti Bolognese for lunch... absolutely delicious! Very generous portion steaming hot from their stove with pasta perfectly al dente and sauce to die for. My wife had a simple cheese pizza. Crust was perfect, and the pie had a great balance of flavorful cheese and tomato sauce. Started our meal with the nice cold crunch of fresh greens &... More 

Thank Gary G
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my 60 years plus I've eaten a lot of pizza in a number of pizza places all over. On occasion I am fortunate enough to travel to New York or New Jersey and the first thing I do is find a new pizza place. In my time there I have never had a pizza that I would rank as... More 

Thank stillrockin911
Annandale, Virginia
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185 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have no idea whether the owners call this NY Style, but being an ex-NYer, I feel that I can safely call it that. More than just a pizeria, it has other good Italian food. Good place to go if you are in or near this mall and like Italian food. Not from NYC? Try it anyway, you may find... More 

Thank Paul B
Herndon, Virginia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This is some of the best pizza in Northern Va. do yourself a favor and stop feeding yourself the overly sweet, too doughy chain pizza and come home to real NY style pizza. The crust is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. The sauce is perfect, ingredients fresh and delicious. Cheese is melted perfectly. My 5 year old... More 

Thank mth83vt
Herndon, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I have been going to Pomodoro for many years and it is still the best pizza in Northern Va. It is consistently great and reminds me of the pizza places I grew up with in Long Island. If only they had "real" italian ices to top off the meal.

Thank joele623
Fairfax County, Virginia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great NY pizza is hard to find in VA. Pomodoro's does it. We love it! The crust is great, the sauce is great. The employees are friendly and the atmosphere is cozy. We mostly go for the pizza, but also enjoy their salads.

Thank Leetie2016
Northville, Michigan
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We ate here on a Friday evening, and by the constant crowd, I can see that it's a favorite spot for people in this area. We had a group of 3 and enjoyed pasta, pizza and calzone. I recommend this restaurant for a reasonably priced eat-in Italian diner.

Thank Danielle F
Alexandria, Virginia
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180 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Pomodoro offers the best pizza in northern Virginia. There are other items on the menu and they are OK, but if you not going for Pizza, you can do better elsewhere. I have been eating there every month or two for the past dozen years. I like their pizzas as well or better than those I have had in Rome,... More 

Thank jqdough7
McLean, Virginia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

It took me a long time to find great Italian food in Fairfax, Virginia, so I struck gold when I found the Pomodoro restaurant. I feel like I am back in New York City when I eat their Pizza, and other excellent made meals. So I am addicted to the restaurant, and will continue to go back. The owners come... More 

Thank 846lawrenceb
Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This restaurant has excellent Italian food. It is owned by three brothers from Brooklyn. The red sauce and bread is homemade. My favorite is their thin crust pizza. The salads are made with the freshest produce I have ever had. The Cesar salad dressing is custom made locally. If you want something that is not on the menu, just ask... More 

Thank kbrooks112392

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12152 Fairfax Towne Ctr, Fairfax, VA 22033-2876
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-273-7405

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