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1875 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190-6277
+1 571-203-0763
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good48%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (64 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
“food station” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1875 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190-6277
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is very good dor lunch. Car parking easy and cheap, there are alot of alternative in menu and very deliciosus Thanks.

Thank TuanaUmit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited while driving from MA to FL. Huge place, cool decor, neat ordering and payment concept and most importantly, really good food. Everything was fresh and prepared in front of you as you waited ensuring hot and delicious food. We would dine again for sure!

Thank John S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Unique concept of self-serve minimizing the need for wait staff. The food is excellent here. I've tried the place 2 times so far and I was pleased each time. Prices are reasonable for what you get. Most notably though is how tasty everything seemed to...More

Thank Pillsbury1111
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Good food in a relaxing atmosphere. Appreciate the self service format so you don't have to wait to get food. Excellent options for kids.

Thank travellabby
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This wasn't a good experience. My children and wife wanted pizza and I wanted pasta. In this restaurant you go to separate pizza and pasta lines and wait your turn to order. My pasta was ready way before the pizza so I had finished my...More

1  Thank GlosAndy
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Vapiano is an italian place where you must go up to the chef's and tell them what you want. You then must wait for them to finish your food and be listening to pick it up and then sit down. It does not offer a...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We had to Vapiano many times and enjoyed our food. as things get busy we would order food online. 5 times in a row something was wrong or missing... The last time it was so bad that we drove all 5 diners back and was...More

Thank dgareptm
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Great taste of Italian food, especially the pasta and the pizza, i love it.and it's in the Reston town center we're everything near by.

Thank ya3goobee
Reviewed 23 July 2017

You walk in and get a card (like a credit card), you go to stations and order food and they swipe your card with the cost. Once you are finished with the choices you look for a place to sit and eat (open seating). Very...More

Thank Larry O
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Good service, very good food. I'm not a huge itilian food fan but this was very good. You pick your past and menu item and they make it to order for you. Will be back when in the area.

Thank bcmccon
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Bashira M
19 January 2016|
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Response from Jan P | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of a private room; it's pretty much open seating on a first come first serve basis. That said, you could probably secure a certain section of the restaurant if you all come in at the same time and/or not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1875 Explorer St, Reston, VA 20190-6277
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 571-203-0763
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