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Pulcinella Italian Restaurant

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1255 Fordham Dr, Suite 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5347
+1 757-222-0081
11:00 - 21:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were introduced to Pulcinella by a couple who have lived in Italy, so we trusted their recommendation. We were not disappointed at all. I personally adore the gnocchi and cannot get enough of the homemade limoncello cake. Incredible!

Thank TurtleTour
1 review
Reviewed 24 January 2017

While I have been driving by this restaurant for years, friends suggested we try it for dinner. We had a wide selection of meals from veal and chicken masala to the eggplant parmigiana. The portions were good sized and with a healthy pasta side made for a filling meal. I had the eggplant, which was thinly sliced and layered with... More 

Thank robert s
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Family owned, lovely quaint atmosphere. Truly delicious Italian food. Friendly staff, a hidden gem in the neighborhood.

Thank Mary Jane Q
Chesapeake, Virginia
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77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this small eatery as a result of a newspaper review. We stopped to have a quaint lunch on an exciting get away weekend. The small family owned restaurant deserved the accolade given in the review. The food and service was great. We will return sooner than later.

Thank MomDof3
Virginia Beach VA
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171 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

With a group of neighbors we selected this restaurant mainly because everyplace else was booked. This is a very small place but has nice decor and a friendly atmosphere. The service was very good but the food was not. My wife ordered the meat lasagna, I selected chicken parm. I asked the server for the the chicken to be crispy... More 

Thank vbdenny
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We started by asking if they had a children's menu. The server mentioned spaghetti and meatballs and pizza so my daughter chose pizza. Plain cheese, no basil as she said it comes with basil. The pizza came out and it was a full size ($12.95) pizza, NOT a kids pizza and it had basil on it. My daughter did not... More 

Thank kati n
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Level Contributor
48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a small local restaurant for authenic Italian food. Normally no reservation required unless you ahve a large group. Freah and delicious Italian food. Great for lunch or dinner. Friendly owners and staff - It will be a regular "dinner out" location for my wife and me.

1 Thank Shawn S
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The eggplant Parmesan came quickly, was a sizeable portion and was good but did not stand out. It came with a side of pasta..a salad would be nice to be included considering the price.

1 Thank Michael K
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

My pasta was bland with over cooked shrimp and my husband's chicken was microwaved. They were nice people and gave my daughter a free bowl of pasta. I won't be back for the food.

2 Thank Amber R
Chesapeake, Virginia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Don't waste any more time not visiting this place! Authentic, family atmosphere. I love coming here with my family and enjoying the specials... Veal, tortellini, penne a la vodka- u name it. Just go!

2 Thank scottwdanner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1255 Fordham Dr, Suite 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23464-5347
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-222-0081

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