DowntownGal
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  • Review Count
    5
  • Helpfulness Votes
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  • First Review
    October 20, 2014
  • Last Review
    January 21, 2015
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    4.2
 
 
DowntownGal's Reviews
 
Maggiano"s specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm & friendly atmosphere. We are open daily for lunch & dinner and offer a convenient carryout service as well as delivery. Maggiano’s menu features both classic & contemporary Italian-American recipes including homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish, regular chef specials & specialty desserts, accompanied by a large selection of wines & specialty drinks. The food is made from scratch daily & served in a welcoming environment. Family style service or individual entrees are available.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Somewhat Disappointing
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 1/19/2015
 2006
Dined on 1/19/2015
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"It is great having a Maggianos in Springfield. Our experience this time was disappointing due to our server who seemed very inexperienced overall - and was only "reactive" rather than "pro-active" in her delivery of service. It took a very long time for every aspect of our meal...from the drink order, to the salad, entree, and dessert. Every aspect took more time than it should have. The restaurant was not filled and our orders were not unusual. Additionally, the iced tea was delivered warm, no ice at all. Entrees were lukewarm. Another example of how the service can "make or break" your dining experience!"
Dined on 1/19/2015
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion
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WELCOME! We are proud and excited to announce we have made some changes along with our concept and moved our establishment to our new home presently at 99 Church Street. We have infused Blue with Graziella’s formerly at 95 South Broadway. Our newest venture offers an Italian Bistro cuisine combined with a sophisticated and creative Décor. We are a casual and comfortable restaurant tucked away on the quiet side of town, just minutes from the City Center Plaza and the Ritz Carlton Hotel. WE HAVE ELEGANT AND UNIQUE PRIVATE ROOMS TO HOST YOUR NEXT SPECIAL EVENT. Our Portofino Room is located downstairs and accommodates up to 80 guests, we can also host any private event in our main dining room or lounge. GRAZIELLA’S BISTRO IS SIMPLY…. “THE PASSION FOR GREAT ITALIAN FOOD” IN A SPOONFUL, SIMPLICITY NEVER TASTED SO GOOD! COME EXPERIENCE THE new and exciting additions to the fabulous ambiance and delicious menu. ANOTHER GREAT ADDITION ... WE OFFER FREE PARKING ACROSS THE STREET!
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Spectacular!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 12/28/2014
 2006
Dined on 12/28/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My husband and I stopped at Graziella's during our Christmas road trip and we had a truly spectacular experience! Graziella's provided us with an incredible Italian dining experience. Table side prepared Caesar salad was the best we ever had...our entrees were superior. Service was exceptional. I highly recommend Graziella's - and can't wait to return on our next road trip!"
Dined on 12/28/2014
 2006
Special Features: romantic, special occasion
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Maggiano"s specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm & friendly atmosphere. We are open daily for lunch & dinner and offer a convenient carryout service as well as delivery. Maggiano’s menu features both classic & contemporary Italian-American recipes including homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish, regular chef specials & specialty desserts, accompanied by a large selection of wines & specialty drinks. The food is made from scratch daily & served in a welcoming environment. Family style service or individual entrees are available.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
The new Maggianos at Springfield Town!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 11/22/2014
 2006
Dined on 11/22/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"The new Maggianos offers a most welcomed restaurant addition to the Springfield, VA area. The food was great, service was superior. Reservations are a must!"
Dined on 11/22/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Across Latin America, food is more than a meal. It's an event. It's a celebration that's shared, savored and enjoyed with the finest spirits. Discover the tantalizing cuisine of Toro Toro Pan Latin Steakhouse, brought to the Washington DC area by acclaimed Chef, Richard Sandoval. Toro Toro combines the warmth of Latin American dining with a trendy New York City-esque lounge environment.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great new neighborhood lunch spot!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/31/2014
 2006
Dined on 10/31/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"My work colleagues and I had a special lunch celebration at Toro Toro and we enjoyed it very much. The venue is very nicely decorated, the seating is super comfortable. Most everyone at the table opted to have the Executive Express buffet - which is fabulous. Two offerings - cold salad items and then hot items. Lots of great choices, something for everyone! The service was very good. We would definitely go back again!"
Dined on 10/31/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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Walker’s Grille is Franconia’s place to go for farm fresh, contemporary American cuisine. Our menu items are made from all natural, fresh products sourced from local and regional farming communities. Our vendors are all committed to ethical and environmentally friendly farming practices. The meat and poultry we serve are Certified Humane. Our seafood is sustainable from domestic sources. Our dishes are prepared by award winning chef Duane Keller. Chef Keller, a James Beard recipient, is held in high regard in the culinary world.<br /><br />Committed to protecting the future of our local environment we are proud to be the first restaurant in Virginia to earn LEED Gold certification, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. <br /><br />Creating innovative dishes in a modern, relaxed atmosphere with first class service is what we do. <br /><br />Walker's Grille... where community and good food come together.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Hidden Gem
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 10/18/2014
 2006
Dined on 10/18/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"My husband and I were looking for something new and went online to Open Table for restaurants near us and found "Walker's Grille" - after reading reviews and looking at the menu - we decided to try it and we had a fabulous experience. Walker's Grille is hidden away - the signage is very subtle - you have to know what you're looking for - but the food is exceptional, the service is superior, the environment is warm and friendly, and yet it was not noisy - we enjoyed a lovely dinner - the chef had a seasonal salmon special that was divine! I also had the beet and arugula salad that was delicious. My husband had a Caesar salad and cod/chips which he enjoyed. We will definitely go back and I highly recommend Walker's Grille."
Dined on 10/18/2014
 2006
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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