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Pulcinella Ristorante

6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
+1 703-893-7777
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a busy restaurant, with many happy customers. And there's a good reason for that. The food is superb. This is old-style Italian cuisine, just as it should be. I enjoyed the Chicken Francese, which was served with salad at my request. My companion...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Service was slow, staff seemed like they didn’t know what they were doing. Pizza just ok, as was ravioli. Tilapia came with marinara sauce! Wine choices limited to 2 whites, 2 reds. H were marked only on pavement of space- no blue lines, no signs...More

Thank TravelingTasmanian
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you're looking for flair and fancy, this isn't it. Down home great food at an incredibly good price point is what's served up here. Mo does a phenomenal job handling the number of regulars and new patrons who hit this spot. The staff is...More

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I recently visited again with a friend, and while the ambiance is friendly and comfortable, my sense is that the food is not as tasty as it was years back. I had a calzone this time and had to ask for marinara sauce. The server...More

Thank Newyorker63
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing too fancy, but it's a family friendly place with all the standard Italian food. Maybe not the most authentic, but it's pretty good.

Thank flapjack5
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A longtime favorite in McLean Virginia. A great restaurant outside the beltway. The eggplant is fantastic great service and res

Thank Ipana79
Reviewed 22 September 2017

An old fashioned Italian Restaurant. Ample off street parking, easy to find in stand alone building, old fashioned interior- lots if wood. Wonderful food, moderately priced wine, very good service. We had Veal Marsala and Chicken Chatatori, onecwith very nice salad and other with pasta....More

1  Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Food was very good Cesar salad had home made dressing way above average Veal parm was huge portion and perfect cook. Only downside Very loud seemed like favorite for families.

Thank williamcram
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This restaurant is consistently good. Where in McLean can you get a salad and main course for less than $20 per person? The owner recently updated the interior and it looks quite nice. The wait staff and owner are friendly and attentive. Noise level is...More

Thank fairfaxattorney
Reviewed 7 September 2017

After years of not going here due to parking issues, I returned recently and found the entire experience very pleasant from the Italian food to service.

Thank Robert D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 703-893-7777
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