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Pulcinella Ristorante

) #9 of 112 Restaurants in McLean $$ - $$$, Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
+1 703-893-7777
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (33 reviews)
“contorni” (3 reviews)
“cannelloni” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6852 Old Dominion Dr, McLean, VA 22101-3808
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner take-out. Clean, busy. Tight parking. Caesar salad was average, ample and tasty. The minestrone soup was more than ample, very tasty, hot, flavorful. The spaghetti with meat sauce was average but ample. No Parmesan cheese, though. Average wait time for food to be...More

Thank lmsgroup
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This is an average neighborhood italian restaurant. Prices are fair, service is good. Our food was fine but not noteworthy and one dish was served almost room temperature.

Thank 100QA
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped for brunch after church and found this to be a nice place. Had a ham and cheese omelet with a very small portion of potatoes. The omelet was cooked just right. Sat in a back corner where the noise level was very low. Great...More

Thank Retiree55578
Reviewed 29 March 2017

A group of friends went to Pulcinella last Sunday for brunch and were very disappointed. To say the wait staff was inattentive would be rating them higher than they deserve. I had to beg to get my first cup of coffee and when the food...More

Thank TompMcLeanVA
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Our historical society booked a banquet room in the basement of this place. When we arrived, we discovered​ that they had divided our space in half, so it was not possible to accommodate all of our people with reservations. We reserved the room from 6:00...More

3  Thank DCdevildog
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Despite name changes, ownership changes and overall downtown Mclean changes, this stable of Mclean continues to produce affordable Italian fare that is really good.Enjoy

1  Thank wahoo68
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We've been going to Pulcinella for over 10 years now, and we've never been disappointed. Food is always good, bread is unbelievable, nice wines at reasonable prices, service is good even when really crowded, plus, IT'S NOT A CHAIN! Butternut squash ravioli may be the...More

2  Thank VirginiaFamily19
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful service, wonderful atmosphere and wonderful food. Traditional Italian food with wonderful experience.

Thank alburchfield01
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Lovely restaurant with excellent pizza and breakfast...Pizza is wood fired. Pasta dishers are very good too. I love their in house baked warm bread with butter. Lovely neighborhood atmosphere is very charming.

Thank SSM1962
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We wanted something simple but not fast food. This place pooped up on the tripadvisor radar so we gave it a try. It was like a neighborhood restaurant but big enough so that getting a table was not a problem. Extensive menu. We had Pizza,...More

Thank lewmills
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
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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