Restaurant Review: Thompson Italian

Katherine and Gabe Thompson have created the kind of restaurant every neighborhood craves.

Photo by Jonathan Timmes.

Thompson Italian

124 N. Washington St., Falls Church

703-269-0893

thompsonitalian.com

HOURS

Dinner: Sunday through Thursday, 5 to 10 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, 5 to 11 p.m.

PARKING

Abundant parking in the adjacent parking lot

PRICES

Starters: $12 to $16

Pasta: $15 to $21

Fish and Meat: $25 to $29

Dessert: $6 to $11

WHAT TO DRINK

Chef-owners Gabe and Katherine Thompson oversee Thompson Italian’s libations list with the same eye to detail as their food menu.

Bartender Hector Haran has put together a fi ne seasonal cocktail menu that might feature a cucumber-infused gin and tonic in warm weather, and a cranberry-rosemary number with vodka and prosecco in the fall.

General manager Kristen Carson (“KC”) Hamilton spearheads a brief but satisfying list of predominantly Italian wines (six white, four sparkling, three rosé, seven red) available by the glass and bottle, including tasty vintages such as a Sardinian Sella & Mosca “Terre Rare” ($12/$42) and Calabrian Scala Ciro Bianco ($13/$45).


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