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Sorriso

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3518 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2401
+1 202-357-4800
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17:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 17:30 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Not awful (except for the gummy house baked bread), but certainly not what you'd expect from a neighborhood Italian place. I think they must have run out of interest since next time we were in town it was gone.

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Thank WoodsResidents
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Poor meal with poor service. Staff seemed unhappy. Service was inattentive and unfriendly. No bread offered which seemed strange as other table had it, and a baby chair was rather grumpily handed over. Pizza was extremely disappointing given the acclaim on the menu. We ordered two - both had an overcooked base (too blackened) and undercooked topping (cheese was rather... More 

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Thank Scruncher2012
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Sorriso is a small Italian restaurant steps from the Cleveland Park Metro (red line) exit. family members cook and serve and visit your table when the crowd thins. Although they serve delicious pizza, this is no pizza place. The food is fresh and thoughtfully prepared. Lovely family, charming place. Order a bottle of the owners wine, straight from the family... More 

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Thank RavenLB
Cape Coral, Florida, USA
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This evening my wife and I felt like Italian food for dinner. Since we were visiting DC we left our hotel for a walk up Connecticut Ave. we stopped at Sorisso's at about 6 PM. We were the only people there. That should have been a tip off. After being seated and getting a. Glass of water, we had a... More 

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Thank Bruce33993
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Easy spot to drop into for a casual andn delicious dinner -- love the arugula salad and the veggie calzone! staff is friendly and helpful and nice selection of wine by the glass.

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Thank masiegel47
Sherman, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Sorriso had some of the best Italian food we've ever had. The homemade ravioli was fantastic. The Italian sausage was delicious! The service could be better, though. It felt like a family run restaurant, but it also felt like the family was more attentive to each other and their friends than they were to their customers. I still recommend this... More 

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Thank Nicole N
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

We went here recently for my daughters birthday dinner. She had made a reservation, which some how the restaurant lost. However, the wonderful owner managed to create space for us and gave us each a free glass of pro secco. The service was excellent, and the food fantastic. Our favorite was the pappardelle . The gelato was the best I've... More 

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Thank Kathy L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We love going to Sorriso for consistently good food and service. Pietro and Rosemary, the owners, are charming and very accommodating. The servers are personable and professional. Whenever we eat here, we are greeted like friends or even family, and we do feel as if we are sitting down to a good home-cooked Italian meal. Do try some wood oven... More 

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Thank CSM46
Holland, Michigan
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We had an excellent meal here. Recommended by a friend, and the food reminded me of a meal I shared with family in Tuscany. We were treated like family.

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Thank woodstock-alex
Alexandria, Virginia
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312 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I got there early to wait for a friend to arrive and was given a nice table to look out the window. The place was busy and that seemed like a good sign. I ordered some wine and it was good, but when it came time to order my food and get it, that's when I realized I was not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3518 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-2401
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-357-4800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?