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La Bettola Italiano

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558 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202
+1 703-271-0032
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was driving last night to a local slice and dice we like. And as i was about to take the right towards it. My girlfriend says what about Italian. Hence the sudden lol. So We had been here before and really liked the food. I was starving and this place is quite perfect for a good appetite. We sat... More 

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Thank Matt K
Hanover, Massachusetts
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1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Don't bother making a reservation here. I made a reservation with email confirmation weeks ago to meet with family who live locally and celebrate a relative's milestone birthday. When I called with a question and also to enquire about if they could provide a cake or would it be acceptable to bring one, I was told I had no reservation.... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I ordered food from here 3 nights of my stay. Speedy delivery and food was great. I'm sad to leave just because I can't get food from here anymore.

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Thank dganus1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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106 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I went along w/a co-worker here on a whim and WOW were we surprised! The place is clean, quaint, and the food as well as service is superb!! Will return soon.

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Thank benjaminzzz
Lewisburg, West Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Great customer service! Very clean and charming! Here for dinner and made fresh coffee just for me! Food was delish! The shrimp monte cristo and crab linguine was fantastic!

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Thank Julie Q
Huntsville, Alabama
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The good here was very poor. Everything seemed to have just come out of a package. There was nothing authentic. Scallops were no bigger than a medium black olive. Waiting staff did not understand English well at all. We asked if the cook was Italian and the response was, no, but the recipes are.

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Thank Robin C
Elkton
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

This restaurant was very convenient to my hotel bu t disappointing to my taste. The place was nearly empty so good service was expected, although it did not evolve. The veal parmesan was cut very thin and was overly al dente. The price was acceptable but did not cover the disappointment.

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Thank Asa T
Annandale, Virginia
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is my favorite Italian Restaurant in the entire NOVA or DC area. Why? It is cute, small, cozy, friendly, relaxed and just awesome. It is located in the popular Arlington restaurant strip 23rd strip. A few tables in a very small place that is nicely decorated invites you to just sit down and look at all the up and... More 

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Thank José E
St Benedict, PA
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Very good authentic Italian food. The calzone was excellent. The portions were so long that I couldn't finish it. The only negative was that I did not have room to try the Tiramisu for dessert.

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Thank Margaret C
Alexandria, Virginia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This evening we went to dinner. Chosing an Italian place on 23rd St. in Arlington. we parked easily and got out. Next to our spot was La Bettola. We looked at each other and chose them. The atmosphere was good. First this is important. Meals come with a great salad and homemade bread. Appetizers are Big, and the entree's are... More 

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Thank Matt K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558 23rd St S, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-271-0032

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