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“Went Downhill”
Review of Faccia Luna

Faccia Luna
Ranked #291 of 896 Restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Pizza
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Reviewed 29 June 2013

Pop quiz question 1: What does a Margherita pizza include? If you answered, fresh tomatoes, mozzarella slices and basil, you are correct.

Pop quiz question 2: If you deliver pizza with sauce and shredded mozzarella, what is that called? The answer is plain pizza.

So, why did we order a Margherita pizza last weekend that looked no different than a plain, and then when we asked for Basil, we were CHARGED for it?!

I used to only have good experiences at this place but the last two times have been nothing short of discouraging. Last time (years ago), we asked for bread and they said they would have to charge us for slice. For bread?!

And this time, we did not get a Margherita (we even asked once we got it to confirm it was what we ordered) and were charged for the ingredients that make it a Margherita. It's like asking for a BLT, not getting the B, and being charged for it.

On top of that, our server was not pleasant at all (until, as always, it was time for the check).

There are better pizza spots in Arlington (like Pupatella, Pie-tanza or even Vapiano)

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Thank Khyati D
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Reviewed 9 March 2013 via mobile

We were in Clarendon after a visit to the apple store--- decided to eat out and popped in. 45 min wait so we grabbed a seat at the bar. Great beer selection with a helpful, friendly bartender. The salads were fresh with generous cheese. We had the butternut squash ravioli in butter sage sauce. It was more like melted butter than a sauce. Very heavy and bland. My husband had the chicken angel hair pasta special. The pasta was over cooked and had an overbearing lemon flavor.
Perhaps it was just the casualty of a sat night rush. Next time we will stick with the pizza.

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Reviewed 27 February 2013

Had Sunday Brunch at this cute and friendly Italian restaurant. The wiatress was nice, and attentive but not over bearing. The food (I believe it was called the Parma) toasted rustic bread topped with arugula, fried eggs, tomato, balsamic and parma ham was very tasty and the Eggs Benedict Florentine was also good. Both were served with their specialty potatoes, also very good. Would definitely go back.

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Thank sue f
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

I've passed by this restaurant a million times and didn't go in until last week. What an amazing place that I was missing all that time. The service was great and the food was even better. We had the greek salad, one of the pizzas, and a couple of pasta dishes. Everything was delicious and the prices were very reasonable. We were seated right next to the kitchen, which can often lead to an unpleasant dining experience, but it wasn't a problem at all!

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Thank ladybug0309
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Reviewed 15 December 2012

I love this place. Great salads, pastas and pizzas and very friendly service. We have been here dozens of times and it never gets old. Make sure you try the wine special.

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Thank Meg02
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