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Palio of Leesburg

2 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2805
+1 703-779-0060
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prix fixe” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“veal chop” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, International, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
2 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2805
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Palio is a great place for an amazing dinner. We have dined here on several occasions for date night. The food and drinks are excellent and the ingredients are super fresh.

Thank mommesq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Figured we'd try out this place for our 10-year anniversary. We got there around the closing time so we were the only customers in the restaurant. Service was great - the server was really nice and knowledgeable. As far as food, it was okay. Not...More

Thank green4859
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Our group decided to try this restaurant after a years-long break and expected an Italian menu. It's re-branded as The Tasting Room and the cheap, single sheet paper menu is a hodge podge of food styles and mixed messages. Entree's were listed as medium plates,...More

Thank DCTravelCritic
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The reason for 3 stars is inconsistency in the food and service. Very nice atmosphere and I have had great meals over the years and average at best meals as well. Service is also inconsistent. On one visit, dinners were served 20 minutes apart. Not...More

Thank 926jeffu
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We end up here sometimes because of the convenience, but honestly, we don't really like this restaurant. The food is extremely expensive for the quality. A glass of wine is also very expensive. The piano player is cool, but way too loud for the size...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I had dinner last month at Palio's after a hiatus of about six months, and found it to be totally wonderful. Our waiter was attentive and the food perfect.

Thank GingerWas
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We have at one time or another have tried everything on the menu, plus specials. All excellent. Waiters always take care of you, though the hostesses could step it up a little for such a nice place they seem a little immature with their actions.

Thank MPJ525
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were treated with a gift card for Palio's and our dinner was really great. Very friendly service and Eric was very helpful from the start. Really hot chowder soup of the day; good sized and fresh salad and served with bread. We both had...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Palio of Leesburg for the very first time and we were not disappointed. We started with stuffed mushrooms and they were delicious. My husband got a chicken pasta dish - cannot remember the name of his dish since I was savoring mine pork...More

Thank merlytc84
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Over priced and mediocre food, doubt If this chef ever has been in Italy In its original setup there was a Italian Mgr who at least knew what he was talking about and could give some guidance to the kitchen staff. Not worth the price

Thank deSlager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 45
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 W Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-2805
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-779-0060
  • E-mail
Description
The award winning Palio Ristorante Italiano is a combination of three of the premier historic buildings in downtown Leesburg, Virginia. Palio provides Leesburg's newest venue for dining, entertaining, and banquet facilities. Palio has designed and built an establishment like no other in the Washington area, utilizing unique combinations of cherry wood, onyx, and antique mirrors and chandeliers. The design has been meticulously configured into the existing space in these historic buildings. The theme of the Palio derives from the ancient horse race -beautiful and bold, risky and exciting, a feast for the eyes as well as the senses. Good music, a fine wine selection, house made pasta and bread prepared on site, and sourcing from local producers, can only be described as a beautiful experience- all presented in an historic setting that would be as comfortable in Italy as it is in Loudoun County.
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