Cafe Italia Est 1976

"Voted Best Neighborhood Restaurant"

Authentic Italian Recipes

519 S. 23rd St. Arlington VA 22202

24.95  Pre-fixed Menu: Appetizer~ Entree~ Dessert and Wine            Menu Details

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Cafe Italia

Visit us today and enjoy our exquisite menu, our friendly service and our always romantic ambiance


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"Cafe Italia strive to provide great food, relax ambiance and excellent customer service"

Our Journey : the Mele's family after many years of providing fine dining services at Portofino, decided in 1976, to established Cafe Italia in Arlington Virginia, to offer fine Italian cuisine along with a casual ambiance and great customer service. Cafe Italia for over 30 years has been serving great and authentic Italian dishes, providing an outstanding ambiance and an excellent customer service. We had been awarded as: " Best Neighborhood Restaurant" "Excellent in Customer Service" "Kids Friendly" and more. 

Cafe Italia chaged ownership 11 years ago but still is committed to continue the traditions. We are a locally owned restaurant, who's owners believe that an Italian dining is more than pizza and pasta. It's a celebration of life's with great food, music, family, friends, wine and more.....Our kitchen concept is to create dishes as traditionally Italian as possible. Our menu servings of home-recipes of classics Italian dishes are all prepared perfectly with fresh products. Perhaps, Our restaurant offers mouthwatering entrees and delicious desserts made right from home. Our full service bar offers an extensive menu including specialty cocktails, hot drinks, locally and imported beer bottles and selected Draft beers, and most recently we started offering our exclusive Reserve Wine line CAFE ITALIA CHARDONNAY and CAFE ITALIA MERLOT by Prince Mitchel Winery

We offer Catering services with a special menu created to be served in events as: Cocktail parties with delicious Horsd'oeuvres, business breakfast, brunch, lunch,  picnics, dinner , Dessert platter and more.. nonetheless our catering menu includes many healthy salads as accompaniments.

We as well we offer a cozy venue perfect for any event, with a simple call or email our party planner will be happy to help you and discuss our Cafe Italia's Buffet menu or any prefix menu designed to fit in to any budget. 

Our restaurant have been designed to set a relaxing and fun ambiance. Our restaurant has an Italian style trattoria, vibrant, festive, and delicious! With two charming party spaces to fit up to 60 guests on each. From our cozy bar offering a full service to our dining room cafe Italia is a great place to visit

  at Cafe Italia Restaurant your enjoyment is all that matters!


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