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Ristorante Murali

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1201 S Joyce St Ste C4, Arlington, VA 22202-2084
+1 703-415-0411
11:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:30 - 22:30
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking up to the restaurant, the patio seemed disjointed. It appears the patio was fenced off for patio dining, but there was no patio furniture. It would have been difficult to pull off patio seating, however, because there was only a single door in and out. The atmosphere was upscale dining, but there were minor details that were missed, such... More 

Thank Michael R
Jose R, Guest Relations Manager at Ristorante Murali, responded to this review

Thank you for an honest review. We will definitely declutter whst isn't neatly placed. We are very grateful that you enjoyed our hospitality and we look forward to serving you again soon. Thank you More 

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135 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

While I wasn't the greatest fan of the linguini pescatore, chewy seafood isn't my thing, the dinner was pleasant. Service by Maher was well balanced, attentive without being overbearing. He did make recommendations and quickly suggested making the pescatore non spicy seeing my reaction. (Nice attention!). The atmosphere-having the place to myself was nice enough, the music and news were... More 

Thank berni39
Alexandria, United States
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Reservations for 4 on Saturday evening at this delightful Italian restaurant. We had a great experience. The room was quiet enough to hold a conversation. The wait staff was attentive and knowledgeable. The food was very good. I had the risotto, another had the veal, chicken parm, and the 4th had grilled shrimp. All prepared perfectly. We shared 4 desserts,... More 

1 Thank Richard P
Rockford, IL
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306 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had 2 appetizers and ravioli, quite good. Wine list is adequate, service was adequate, atmosphere was good for a nice relaxed meal.

1 Thank BossRino
Arlington, Virginia
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stopped by this restaurant recently. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the food (and service) is here. I ordered one of the appetizers from their "daily special" menu - prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella bruschetta. It was delicious, and the presentation was a delight to the eyes. Before my appetizer arrived, they delivered a basket of warm bread. The bread was... More 

Thank Ben A
Winnipeg, Canada
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287 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The service at Murali was spectacular. Our server spoke Italian and had wonderful wine recommendations. I ordered lasagna and it was good, but not great. The atmosphere was cool and it was nice and quiet when we were there as a big group. It took a really long time to figure out the checks (despite asking for this to be... More 

Thank Kristin H
Harrison Township, Michigan
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418 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

A great choice while in the Pentagon area. The restaurant is located at the Pentagon City Mall. You can park in the garage for a couple bucks. The food in incredible with a very good wine list too. Very good service too.

Thank Scott R
Fairfax, Virginia
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170 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This was a good Italian pasta meal. Nothing extravagant but typical pasta dishes. I had speghetti bolanesei which was very good with a hometown flair. Under $12 for the dish. Relatives had lasagna and linguini Vongoles (clams). We had left overs for lunch the next day. Not a busy crowd pleasant meal.

Thank Sara C
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much!! We are a family of five and we have three children. The server was a really nice man from Morocco. He was extremely helpful, and really nice to the kids.... He brought the food our for them first! And. The kids loved everything! Great job! I had Chicken Marsala and my wife had Salmon Ala font....... More 

Thank Joane E
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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226 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This quiet Italian Ristorante is a must for locals or tourists It's pleasantly crowded with an excellent diverse menu with superb specials and modest prices The staff is polite and responsive but not intrusive The food is delicious and the yummy bread is perfect to mop up the tasty sauces The pumpkin ravioli is a standard and heavenly

Thank henry k

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S Joyce St Ste C4, Arlington, VA 22202-2084
  • Public Transportation: Metro "Pentagon City Station", Metrobus
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-415-0411

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