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Sfizi Cafe

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800 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3142
+1 703-533-1191
11:00 - 21:30
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All hours
Sun 15:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Fairfax County, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I never do reviews, but Sfizi Cafe is my favorite local restaurant and I want to reward them for the job they do. It just feels more authentic Italian than other Italian American restaurants. We frequented Sfizi when they were in Fairfax and now we make the drive about once a month into Falls Church. Give it a try!

Thank mbowles64
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116 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great addition to Falls Church! Charming setting and atmosphere - comfortable. Lasagne was excellent. House salad nicely presented and tasty. Bread service very good. Gluten-free pasta ravioli was excellent. Lemoncello dessert refreshing, bright, and delicious. House chardonnay and chianti were good. Service was just right - attentive but not intrusive. Already planning to return to a welcome neighborhood... More 

Thank Wes G
Lino R, Owner at Sfizi Cafe, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to Sfizi Cafe and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a favorite Italian Restaurant in Falls Church that changed owners and has suffered. Sfizi has fortunately come in as a great replacement. We had dinner with my parents and our 1 year old son and had a fantastic meal. The wild boar bolognese was delicious. The service was great and Sfizi has a great, relaxed atmosphere. Will definitely... More 

Thank chris g
Lino R, Owner at Sfizi Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your recent experience at Sfizi Cafe. We look forward to your next visit! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four years ago we moved to the neighborhood. We drove to this restaurant and when we walked in, we were initially ignored and then when we asked to be seated they were irritated and so we walked out swearing never to return. Yesterday, after having drinks at a nearby brewery, we went for a walk and decided to give this... More 

Thank Csaltpleez
Lino R, Owner at Sfizi Cafe, responded to this review

We were of course very disappointed to read your review and to understand that you felt mistreated during your recent visit. We appreciate your feedback as it is a reminder that sometimes we do not come across as we intend. Given that your comments were directed personally at one of my staff, I discussed your review with her at length.... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We love Sfizi! The owner, Lino, his staff and Momma Franco make each visit special. Excellent homemade food pared with great Italian wines!! Service is top notch in a family environment.

Thank Jim T
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Although the food was adequate, the service was regrettably lacking. We've given the restaurant a few tries, but won't be returning. Despite an advance reservation, it took 10 minutes to be seated, another 15 before any wait staff gave us any attention, 30 minutes before a piece of bread emerged, and a full hour for meals to arrive. Two of... More 

Thank FamSiam
Bethesda, Md
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Last night was our first of what I'm sure will be many visits to Sfizi. I had a wonderful pasta with sausage, garlic, and rapini. So tasty. My husband had a seafood pasta, also excellent. The pasta dishes come with bread and salad first--a nice touch. Pleasant outdoor seating. Broad Street is a litttle busy though. Easy parking at the... More 

Thank Gabrielle55
Swedesboro, NJ, United States
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our dinners were really good (pizza for him/ lasagna for her) and though we did not have any, the wine selection if quite large. Lovely atmosphere for date night or for a relaxed family dinner.

Thank markandlindanj
Falls Church, Virginia
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131 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant has great potential. The food is very good and reasonably priced. The wine selection is great and the idea that you can buy a bottle for what you would pay at a cheap wine store and then pay a $10 corking fee makes the wine very affordable. Unfortunately the night we went they must have been missing a... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Went here with my husband for a romantic late evening dinner on a Saturday night. We set outside and it was nice and quiet with a soft Italian music playing in the background. We had a couple of drinks, main dishes and desert – everything we ordered was simply delicious. They have a good selection of Italian dishes from something... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 W Broad St, Falls Church, VA 22046-3142
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Falls Church
  • Phone Number: +1 703-533-1191

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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?