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501 N Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22203-2112
+1 703-522-1005
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Tutto Bene has always been a personal favorite and always busy. On a recent visit I was saddened to discover that they had closed. I'm hopeful they will resurface somewhere close soon.

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2 Thank ChrisArlVa
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

There's nothing good about this place. From A to Z the experience was horrible. Food,service and atmosphere were not up to standard. I won't recommend this place.

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Thank paulhewson90
Arlington, Virginia
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014 via mobile

Sadly, this wonderful neighborhood Italian restaurant - with its outstanding Pollo Francese and Cannaloni - is out of business. It will be missed.

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Thank Ben A
Arlington, Virginia
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

My husband and I went there for their Bolivian food. The saltenas were great but the pique and fricase paceno were just average. If you plan to dine there, beware of the mandatory 18% tips regardless of how many people are in your party. They added the tips without any clear notification so do your math to avoid over-tipping.

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Thank Joanna C
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

We had the chicken cardinale and the shrimp with pasta. I love the sauce on the chicken cardinal. It's a rich mushroom and brandy sauce. It is my favorite. The shrimp was also very good - the shrimp was cooked perfectly and the sauce is well seasoned with a little hotness to it. Its funny that the place is never... More 

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Thank Ginny K
Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have eaten at Tutto Bene for 30 years. Consistently good and they are very tolerant of groups with lots of kids. We went there with other families for a special dinner and had a dozen kids under 10 who loved the experience.

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Thank dp4924
Arlington, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2013

Very authentic dishes comparable to some of the larger Italian restaurant chains. But the price is about half of what you would pay. I would also like to mention the service is excellent.

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1 Thank Kempington236
Burke, Virginia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

This restaurant is easy to overlook in Ballston with glitz and neon lights and on the back side of the Ballston Common Mall. Free parking, either in front of the restaurant or validated for the mall. Excellent Minestrone soup accompanied by warmed bread and softened butter pats, was followed by spaghetti, pasta combination, and Pollo Parmegiana (chicken parmesan) arriving in... More 

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Thank GDRRR
New York City, New York
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245 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

On a visit from New York we were advised to go to Tutto Bene for dinner by our hotel concierge as a "real authentic Italian restaurant". WHAT A DISASTER! The fried calamari had absolutely no taste except as that given by the overwhelming heavy tomato sauce accompanying it. The linguine with crabs was overcooked and could not be given some... More 

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Thank jack M
Virginia USA
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164 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

It had been awhile since we had visited TUTTO BENE, but when my wife and I found ourselves in Arlington on a Sunday evening, we decided to go there for dinner. From the outside the restaurant is uninspiring, but is pleasant and comfortable on the inside. There was a large family and several smaller groups eating, but the dining room... More 

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1 Thank BobVirginiaUSA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 N Randolph St, Arlington, VA 22203-2112
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 703-522-1005

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