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Bellissimo Restaurant

10403 Main St, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302
+1 703-293-2367
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (16 reviews)
“linguine” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
10403 Main St, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stopped in for an early dinner here on a Thursday night. We had one of the best Italian meals ever! The restaurant is a charming small place with white table clothes and a mediterranean fresco on the wall. We were warmly...More

Thank mikelynxx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picked Bellisimo for dinner with my wife during a quick business trip to Fairfax. Great service. Excellent food. Quiet, but it was Thursday night and made for a very enjoyable evening.

Thank Tfitz62
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went looking for someplace to have Easter lunch. We were not interested in a chain or any of the big over-expensive places. Its a family meal and we wanted a classy family restaurant. This just what we found at Bellissimo! We had a terrific...More

Thank Lana S
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Bellisimo features delicious northern Itaian food in an elegant setting. The dining room is small, but elegantly decorated. The food is delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Thank roberta12345
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Good food and service. If you want to try it out on weekends, I suggest you call ahead and make a reservation because this seems to be a popular Italian restaurant here. Weekdays lunch and dinner is less crowded. Great for intimate gatherings.

Thank Liza C
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

I came just as the place was about to shut. Was warmly received anyway. Had linguine frutti mare (pasta seafood dish) - you would be pleased to get this standard in Italy! (BTW, TripAdvisor has me down as a "foodie"). Attentive and very thoughtful service....More

Thank MJS1944
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We have past the restaurant a few times over the past few years. They have a sign that announces specials during the week for couples. It's Italian, its small and appeared nice so we decided to give it a try. What a treat! The service...More

1  Thank Memrnc4
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Affordable wine list, warm Italian bread, and decent entrees. My husband enjoyed his veal scaloppini; and my linguine Cleopatra was okay, some of the other dishes are better. We passed on dessert.

Thank Crazzzzs
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Small, quaint Italian restaurant that was fantastic. Service was outstanding and the food was just GREAT! I had a nightly special (Lamb shank ossobucco) and my wife had a grilled calamari dish from the menu and both were delicious. Will definitely be back!

Thank Subsonic44
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

What a wonderfully fantastic day! Never had a bad meal. ..my 4th time their. ....posting The waiter is a month older than my dad ..very entertaining, witty. ...with a kind story to tell! Who says that an 85 year old isn't useful in this world...More

1  Thank Michael G
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Bev T
Can you accommodate a Vegan customer w/ limited fat medical requirements? Thanks, Beverley
9 March 2017|
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Response from Memrnc4 | Reviewed this property |
My first take on this would be yes. You would need to call ahead which is required for reservations are required. Also they are open on Sundays. We had a quiet dinner at 5pm last week Sunday evening. I had very simple leek... More
Do you have a dress code?
3 June 2016|
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Response from Wayne R | Reviewed this property |
There doesn't appear to be a written dress code, but the diners I observed were wearing slacks and shirts, some with jackets, but those aren't required, but probably due to its proximity to nearby offices.
Good restaurant for a small group celebrating a special birthday?
15 March 2016|
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Response from Mary L | Property representative |
Yes! Perfect for small groups celebrating birthdays! We will make sure your celebration is wonderful!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10403 Main St, Old Town Fairfax, Fairfax City, Fairfax, VA 22030-3302
    (Main Street and University)
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-293-2367
  • E-mail
Bellissimo Restaurant, Fine Northern Italian Cuisine, is a chef- owned and operated restaurant located in the heart of Historic Old Town Fairfax, Virginia. We serve lunch Tuesdays-Fridays and dinner every day of the week!

We can accommodate private parties of up to 65 people, and can do a special event any day of the week at any time! We offer discounts to people going to the Fairfax Symphony and George Mason Center for the Arts. See you soon!