Pizzeria Orso

4.5
238 reviews
$30 and under
Pizzeria

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Casual
We do not accept reservations for outdoor dining, the patio is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

Pizzeria Orso is a casual Italian restaurant located in Falls Church, Virginia. Pizzeria Orso offers guests authentic Neapolitan-style pizza as well as other Italian comfort food dishes. The laid-back atmosphere and fun decorations make this a good place to come and share a pie with a group of family or friends.

Executive Chef Bertrand Chemel has put together an accessible menu that diners young and old will be able to appreciate. There are several varieties of pizza with toppings like prosciutto, buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, basil and arugula.
What 238 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.1
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4.4
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Christine
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Delicious pizza, decent service, casual setting.

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ShelleyR
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great as always! Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. Pizza was a bit thicker/doughier than I remember but that didn't stop me from devouring it. Love the crust flavor. Tried the cherry crostada and it was SO good. And if you go hungry, the food comes out in no time so no long waits! Plus, the wine is super affordable which is nice given it's double most places in the area.

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vipTiffany
Philadelphia
25 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I took a colleague here for a low key casual lunch. Perfect choice - we shared a Caesar salad and a pizza. Both delicious. Servers were friendly & attentive. I’d go back.

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Alex46
Washington DC
48 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience3

The food was very good and we appreciated how spread out the indoor tables are.

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MatthewC
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We've been coming here since they opened in 2010, and it's never disappointed. Hands down the best pizza in Virginia.

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arpegio
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

A Vera Pizza Napolitana and outstanding appetizers created by 2941 chef.

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SWhite
Washington DC
58 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quite the neighborhood joint. Looking for a genuine pizza cooked in a brick pizza oven. This is the place for you.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

The food was good but we had to wait close to an hour beyond our reservation time.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Food and service was excellent. Portions were small and food selection was pricey.

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LindaJ
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We are never disappointed with the quality of the food in this restaurant!
One of our all time favorites... also, besides pizza they have the best fish dishes in town area.

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vipJulieK
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Consistently good food. Wonderful neighborhood spot.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

I’ve been coming here for years, my favorite pizzeria in NoVA.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Very nice dining experience.

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happyeater
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Good pizza; good service; both indoor and outdoor spaced eating. Little pricey.

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AaGg
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I turned out not to need a reservation for the plentiful outdoor seating at lunch during the week. I had made one just in case. I was glad to find such good pizza together with a safe, comfortable place to eat it. The restaurant also seemed to be sufficiently staffed with professional restaurant workers, something more of a pleasant surprise than an expected condition during the pandemic.

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Quiet
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service. We wanted to dine outside and were accommodated. Highly recommend this restaurant!

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GeorgeW
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Pizzeria Orso has become our go-to place for excellent Neapolitan-style pizza. They offer excellent service and reasonable prices.

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RichardR
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great pizza with excellent ingredients. Relative quiet location and outdoor seating were two big pluses for us. Highly recommended.

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vipLaura
Washington DC
41 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Love the pizza!

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vipGreat
Washington DC
51 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best genuine pizza in No Virginia. Take it from an Italian from Naples!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Enjoyed a quiet dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food. Fast and good service. Good music.

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ChrisS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, food service quick.

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JacquelineO
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and friendly, fast service

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vipFoodhound
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Food/service was great, as always, but the only reason I didn't provide a higher rating was because I was surprised that they didn't have wheat pasta options available. Given the healthier orientation that more and more diners are pursuing, having these options available is more important now and would have been an option we would have pursued if available.

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NormanS
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was great and the food is at least very good.

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CarolK
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Server was super attentive. Service was quick and food was excellent.

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viptortellini
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We had an awesome time at Pizzeria Orso. Our server, Chris, was phenomenal! The food was very special — unique, tasty, and fresh. It’s a casual local family spot but it was perfect for a low-key date night. We’ll definitely be back again soon!

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Quiet
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Good food, service

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Fiamma11
Washington DC
23 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Always good eats at this spot. Excellent pizza, drinks, salads and more.

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Zztop
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience3

Pizza was good not great but overall a fun dinner spot

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GeorgeW
Hawaii
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Our Margherita DOC pizzas were sensational, as were our chopped Italian salads. Our server was attentive and informative, offering a taste-test of a wine and letting us know that smaller salad portions were available, although not on the menu. We dined outside on a pleasant evening, so the whole experience was great.

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Moonshine
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I miss the more extensive menu but the food is as wonderful as ever

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JenP
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful as always! Love the pizzas and salads. Always something interesting to try - grilled watermelon salad was so unique and fun.

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vipjnine
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Apart from covid carryout, this was our first time dining at Orso in a year and a half. We took advantage of perfect weather and ate outdoors. As expected, it was excellent!

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SteveS
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food. Love the complimentary treats. Pizza crust is excellent. Great selection of appetizers. The croque signore sandwich is as good advertised.

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JaniceC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on July 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service is excellent, food is delicious. I’ve not ever had a bad experience here.

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vipDanielK
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Food was fantastic across the board. They were a bit understaffed for the lunch rush - just one server. The manager pitched in, but they were definitely in the weeds.

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JulieG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The Pepperoni Croque Signore did not disappoint. Good gelato too.

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vipChrisE
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience4

This had been our favorite place for pizza before the pandemic. This was our first time back. They skipped on ingredients. The sangria had no fruit in the wine. The beet salad used the hard centers of the lettuce head. The Margharita pizza was short on basil. The coffee was weak. The cannoli was good.

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Pizzeria Orso using the Order Online button. Pizzeria Orso also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Pizzeria Orso also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (703) 226-3460.

Pizzeria Orso is rated 4.5 stars by 238 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.