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Pulcinella Ristorante

6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
+1 703-893-7777
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (39 reviews)
“tilapia” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

First time visit and very enjoyable. Atmosphere was good, staff friendly and helpful and food excellent. Had the clam chowder for a starter ($7) and it was really good followed by a calzone. Choice of regular or large calzone and went for the large., but...More

Thank 35Russell
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Hi I often frequent Pulcinella's for Sunday brunch with a group of friends and we are never disappointed However I must provide extra Kudos to the wait staff who braved a frigid rain to run out to my car to help me find my cell...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is one of our favorite restaurants in McLean because it has great food at reasonable prices. It is sort of a low key neighborhood place -- if there is such a thing as neighborhood in McLean. The atmosphere is pretty cozy.

Thank Kent H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a busy restaurant, with many happy customers. And there's a good reason for that. The food is superb. This is old-style Italian cuisine, just as it should be. I enjoyed the Chicken Francese, which was served with salad at my request. My companion...More

Thank Enjoysgoodfood21
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Service was slow, staff seemed like they didn’t know what they were doing. Pizza just ok, as was ravioli. Tilapia came with marinara sauce! Wine choices limited to 2 whites, 2 reds. H were marked only on pavement of space- no blue lines, no signs...More

Thank TravelingTasmanian
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you're looking for flair and fancy, this isn't it. Down home great food at an incredibly good price point is what's served up here. Mo does a phenomenal job handling the number of regulars and new patrons who hit this spot. The staff is...More

Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I recently visited again with a friend, and while the ambiance is friendly and comfortable, my sense is that the food is not as tasty as it was years back. I had a calzone this time and had to ask for marinara sauce. The server...More

Thank Newyorker63
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing too fancy, but it's a family friendly place with all the standard Italian food. Maybe not the most authentic, but it's pretty good.

Thank flapjack5
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A longtime favorite in McLean Virginia. A great restaurant outside the beltway. The eggplant is fantastic great service and res

Thank Ipana79
Reviewed 23 September 2017

An old fashioned Italian Restaurant. Ample off street parking, easy to find in stand alone building, old fashioned interior- lots if wood. Wonderful food, moderately priced wine, very good service. We had Veal Marsala and Chicken Chatatori, onecwith very nice salad and other with pasta....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  McLean
  • Phone Number: +1 703-893-7777
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