UPDATE: Congratulations to La Strada in Del Ray for winning the Best of Alexandria Patch poll this week in the "Best Italian Restaurant" category!
Voting by Patch readers began on Monday and Del Ray's La Strada saw 46 votes by the time the poll closed Friday at 9 a.m. Faccia Luna came in second place in the poll, with 32 votes, followed by Monroe's with 30 votes.
The winner will get a framed "Best of Alexandria" certificate from Patch, plus bragging rights.
Stay tuned for our next "Best of" poll coming up Monday—"Best Store for Children's Gifts." Voting will begin at 5 a.m.
Have a great restaurant to recommend for authentic pasta and tiramisu? Patch wants you to pick your favorite Italian restaurant in Alexandria, focusing on the Old Town, Del Ray and Potomac Greens communities. You have until Friday at 9 a.m. to vote.
Which is your favorite?
- Sapore D’Italia Ristorante
- Quattro Formaggi
- Villa de Este
- Faccia Luna
- Il Porto Ristorante
- Landini Brothers
- A La Lucia
- Pines of Florence
- Delia’s Mediterranean Grill
- Trattoria da Franco
- La Strada
Vote for your favorite Italian restaurant in the poll below and don't forget to click on the links above and rate the restaurants on their Patch directory listing. You can even leave a review. Tell us why it's your favorite restaurant: Outstanding food, ambiance, friendly service, easy parking, reasonable prices? Let other readers know the inside scoop.
What will the winner get? Bragging rights! They'll be able to tell everyone they were voted a "Best of Alexandria" by Patch readers.
And in the event of a tie in our survey, we will break the tie by counting the positive comments written both below and on the store's listing on Patch. So please let us know why you think your choice is the best.
Because this poll is not scientific, the poll is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and your reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch.
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