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) #423 of 598 Restaurants in Alexandria ££ - £££ Italian
516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
+1 703-212-9651
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good24%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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££ - £££
516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
Neighbourhood: Landmarks / Van Dorn
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I've been going to Savio's for over 17 years and is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is consistantly fresh and delicious and service is always friendly.

Thank Weezah
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This is a delightful mom and pop restaurant in a strip mall. We went for lunch on a Saturday afternoon with some friends. They have many menu items and an excellent wait staff. Items on the menu include spaghetti and meatballs, chicken and fish. The...More

Thank EilSat
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Food is consistently good, portions are generous and service is friendly. They have an extensive menu with choices for almost everyone. House wines are acceptable and reasonable.

Thank CrewRef
Reviewed 12 August 2015

We ordered two pizzas and my wife ordered a pasta dish. Pizzas are personal size. Also ordered a cheese bread for appetizer. The food was good nothing spectacular..

Thank John K
Reviewed 23 April 2015

My family and I have been dining at Savios's for a generation. It has been so much a part of our life that it is not unlike having the proverbial Sunday dinner at Grandma's. And since I am now Grandma, it's even better because I...More

1  Thank Peg55
Reviewed 24 March 2015

First, I'd like to recommend the minestrone. It's an amazing soup laden with chicken and vegetables, and if you go to Savio's you should definitely try it. As for the restaurant itself, it has an old-style Italian restaurant vibe, with lots of reds and "old...More

1  Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed 8 March 2015

A largely empty restaurant with attempt at good food. The panzarotti is a great appetizer, the pizzas are good as are the sandwiches.

1  Thank PetePope1
Reviewed 10 February 2015

2 in our group ordered the spicy lamb dish. It came as a large portion of spicy lamb ragout without any pasta or vegetables. My veal dish was tasty but the fourth entree was strange. Gnocchi with meat and then with cured salmon on top.

1  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Other reviews have been very good for this strip mall restaurant, so I was disappointed in the lack of flavor. My mushrooms stuffed with snails was billed as in a garlic sauce, but there was relatively little flavor in them other than straight-forward mushrooms, and...More

Thank cfuller603
Reviewed 9 December 2014

We had our company holiday dinner here and it was quite good. The food was set up buffet style and we had a cocktail hour. The food was incredibly good. The buffet included 3-4 kinds of salad, ravioli, Chicken Marsala, pasta penne, a potato dish,...More

Thank Bongo1980
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Neighbourhood: Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Phone Number: +1 703-212-9651
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