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516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
+1 703-212-9651
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
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516 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA 22304
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

When you find a local neighborhood restaurant, you must visit it often. They are always willing to modify the special and cook it as I like it. If you are a first time visitor (Sun - Thursday I think) you must ask for the special...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came here with a bunch of folks who were all at lunch break at the same time. We kind of overwhelmed the place and so service suffered and we were in a hurry to get back on time. The pizza was good and the atmosphere...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Our friends took us here for my husband's birthday, where we took advantage of the dinner special, $35 for 2 entrees (meat, fresh veggies, and pasta) AND full bottle of wine. Pleasant Italian decor -- we sat in the far end alcove, which felt more...More

Thank Mary A
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Visited family in Alexandria VA and had dinner at Savio's. Food was outstanding. Service was great. Family friendly with staff making you feel at home. Pasta was fabulous as was the fish. Prices are good as well. Highly recommend if you are looking for good...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 5 February 2017

My husband really liked his Rigotini Carbonara...my son thought the fettuccine Alfredo was excellent, but the lasagna was just so-so. The service was pretty good.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious birthday lunch at Savio's. LOCATION & AMBIANCE: In a strip mall right on Van Dorn Street, the restaurant is delightfully pretty inside. It was quiet so we had attentive personalized attention. FOOD: Both of us had a fish entree -- one...More

Thank mhf1838
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We enjoy the Savio week night special - dinner for two with a bottle of wine for $30! Hard to beat that. While the menu is limited for the special, they are willing to customize what is on the menu. As an example, I wanted...More

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We arrived at 8pm on a Wednesday evening to find we were one of three tables; eight people in total. Not to be detered, we ordered the Pepperoni/sausage pizza and the Scampi a la O'ligo (shrimp and mushrooms baked in a pesto tomato sauce). My...More

1  Thank Maryrose410
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Went looking for a place for dinner and found Savio's in Van Dorn Station. A charming place with very good food and attentive service. I had the spinach ravioli primavera and found it worth the trip. The garlic bread and salads were also very good....More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 17 April 2016

The Italian food was average, the salad was not remarkable and the wine was average. for some reason the place did not seem to have many customers. Maybe we were there on a bad day.

Thank Hugo V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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