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Villa Mozart (Fairfax)

aromanel Apr 2, 2008 10:24 AM

Has anyone been here? I know that the chef from Fiore di Luna (Great Falls) opened this. The menu looks delish, but don't want to waste the money and time if it is not worth it!

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    NWalker Aug 5, 2008 07:36 AM

    I was down in VA visiting friends and had dinner here Friday night, one of the best meals I have had in a very long time. Had the Mushroom and Lobster Risotto and husband had the Fish Special, both were spectacular. The place was almost empty when we got there at 8 but by the time we left around 9:30 it was more than half full. Service was great and the prices were really not bad all things considered. We will definately eat here again the next time we are in town.

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      kerkers Jul 31, 2008 12:56 PM

      My husband I went there about a month ago for a special occasion and it was in the top five dining-out meals I've had in my life. I got scallops and risotto (a special) and my husband got the ravioli. Both were amazing. For dessert, we split the (drum roll, please) Orange-flavored Chocolate Polenta Souffle. Delish. It was steep for everyday dining, but we'll definitely get back there occasionally.

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        ladydines Apr 2, 2008 07:48 PM

        Yes, I have eaten there twice, both times for dinner. I found it to be very good, so good in fact that I went back and will go again. They have a penne with lobster entree that you can order as a half order for an appetizer, and the fresh fish has been terrific. Wines are good and so was dessert. It has been crowded when I have been there. It is a small place, but the word seems to be getting out! Enjoy!!

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          aromanel Apr 7, 2008 08:10 AM

          Thanks Anni and Ladydines.... I think I will spring for it and give it a try this weekend or next. I will be sure to let you know what I think!

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            aromanel Jun 6, 2008 02:54 PM

            Sorry it took so long for me to try Villa Mozart. This place rocked! I can not believe I waited so long to try it! Sadly, it looks like business is not doing well (it is just not located in the best place and people do not seem to talk about it enough) and sure enough I won't be surprise if it is gone in a few month. I had a delicious melt-in-my-mouth ravioli and the lobster risotto! Let's get the word out so VM does not fold!

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              meem Jun 6, 2008 09:48 PM

              Where is this place? I live in Fairfax (well, outside the city limits) and have never heard of it. We're always complaining about how there's not much out here in the boonies (as compared with Alexandria, Arlington and Bethesda!) so I'd be interested in giving Villa Mozart a try..and hope it can stay in business.

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                gingerbread girl Jun 7, 2008 08:27 AM

                Is this restaurant in the same location that Le Tire Bouchon used to be?

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                  anni Jun 7, 2008 12:43 PM

                  Yes, same location. They have a small amt. of parking in the rear, but now you can park down the street in a new public parking lot if need be.

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                    MikeR Jun 7, 2008 01:41 PM

                    And where might that be? Better yet, where IS it?

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                      anni Jun 7, 2008 01:48 PM

                      Oops! If you are going south on Rte. 123 towards Occoquan, when you get to where Main St. (center of Fairfax City) and 123 intersect, it is just past the stop light on the left.


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                        MikeR Jun 8, 2008 04:21 AM

                        Oh, THAT place, or that location. I was thinking it was the Italian place just west of Fairfax Circle that's turned over a few times over the years.

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          anni Apr 2, 2008 05:04 PM

          Haven't been there yet, but plan on trying the fixed price lunch first. I believe it's 3 courses for $18. Maybe you could do that? :)

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