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Girasole Restaurant

4244 Loudoun Ave, The Plains, VA 20198-2222
+1 540-253-5501
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“salmon” (7 reviews)
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Italian, International, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4244 Loudoun Ave, The Plains, VA 20198-2222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not our first trip to Girasole, but tonight I was particularly struck with the uniqueness of this gem. What an awesome restaurant! Great food and atmosphere. I was sipping a martini while Bing Crosby played on the speakers and a train was passing...More

Thank Dan Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in the mood to drive out of the city and you would like to eat in a warm and inviting restaurant, Girasole is the perfect place to celebrate, and indulge in fine Italian food. I wish I had this restaurant close to...More

Thank olguitavs
Reviewed 14 October 2017

My guest, who is a local resident (I am just visiting), explained as we were walking in, that she hadn't been here since it changed hands, so she had no idea as to the current quality...... This is a lovely place, from the outside entrance...More

Thank sjwbigcats
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I struggled with writing this review and the star system her on TripAdvisor. This was really a very disappointing experience and meal. Our family loves to get out of suburban DC to tranquil places on the weekends and now that our kids are older teens...More

1  Thank Christie R
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Having been someone who has spent $5 on meal upto $300+, I tend to look at the whole experience. I like experiencing the restaurants with my wife for date night. Based upon the pricing that they charged, I had hoped for a little bit more....More

1  Thank DemianKolb
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The restaurant was half full on a lovely Friday night. I totally understood why after our dining experience. First let me say that the restaurant décor is charming. It is a lovely venue with a beautiful patio for outside dining. Our table was perfect for...More

Thank Nashna
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very nice outside and inside, rustic looking. Incredible Italian menu and many specials. Food came out very fast. It was hot and presented nicely. The server was excellent. A bit pricey.

Thank Fasteddie1955
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

So, I enjoyed the quiet ambiance and I've eaten here in the past. I enjoy the crisp linens, clean glasses and silverware. I enjoy Lidia's effervescence but my experience tonight was again, far shy of what I expected for dropping $120 by myself. I opted...More

Thank Virginia59
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I have spent the last 25 years traveling - sometimes to over 100 cities per year - and I spend a lot of time eating out at fine restaurants. The downside of consulting is travel, the upside is expense account dinners. I recently moved to...More

Thank 62TaoMan
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Girasole is located in a small little country town known as The Plains. Both the interior and exterior are beautiful; however the property abuts an active railroad track. Several trains rumbled by when we were there for dinner on a Sunday night. There is a...More

Thank Ron L
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Steve S
25 April 2017|
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Response from Lydia P | Property representative |
Nicely casual is certainly acceptable. Shorts with flip flops would not be. Hope that helps and hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$34
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4244 Loudoun Ave, The Plains, VA 20198-2222
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  The Plains
  • Phone Number: +1 540-253-5501
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Girasole is a fine dining restaurant that specializes in cuisine from the twenty regions of Italy. You'll find delicious salads, house made pasta, fish and meat dishes, and a variety of seasonal dishes that change weekly and posted on our website each Thursday. House made desserts include classics such as tiramisu and flourless chocolate cake and rotating seasonal items, such as peach cobbler and blackberry gelato. Chef-owned and operated, Girasole uses only the freshest ingredients to create authentic and seasonal Italian menus. In the picturesque village of The Plains, Virginia, just minutes from Middleburg, Haymarket and Warrenton, you’ll experience exceptional service, a relaxing European atmosphere, and the highest quality food and wine.
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