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Ricciuti's Restaurant
Ricciuti's Restaurant

Ricciuti's Restaurant Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.ricciutis.com
  • Phone: (301) 570-3388
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday thru Thursday Dinner 5pm to 9:30pm
    Friday and Saturday Lunch 11:30am to 3pm Dinner 5pm to 10pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Comfort Food, Italian
  • Executive Chef: James Ricciuti
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Rt 97 & Rt 108
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: On-site private lot.
A word from Ricciuti's Restaurant
Ricciuti’'s Restaurant highlights locally grown and
seasonally inspired dishes. Our menu features locally grown produce, free range chicken, pastured beef, lamb, pork, & sustainable seafood, as well as local beer, wine, & spirits.
We are 100 % committed to creating an impressive,
positive dining experience while adhering to
responsible ecological business practices.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeighborhood Gem
Diner Reviews
  • "Their red sauce is wonderful, really cannot be beat. So lasagne, pasta, anything with tomato sauce were spectacular."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "My spouse is allergic to a lot of things, so she was excited to see that ingredients were clearly described. And it was all delicious. Just thought the prices a little high for certain things like the crab cakes but then the ambience more than makes up for it."
    Dined on 8/21/2014
  • "Relaxed atmosphere and great food. We love the chicken saltimbocca and think it is the best dish on the menu. All four of us order it and loved it. For dessert, try the chocolate pizza."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The food was delicious. Fresh, local produce and meats. Had an appetizer of grilled tomotoes, zucchini with basil. Yummy! Great new find ."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Our server was very knowledgeable and friendly, making GF recommendations that put me at ease and made evening perfect!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Took my family to ricciuti for my mothers 76th birthday. Great time. Great service and food was good. Irina was our server and was outstanding."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Had dinner at riciuttis to "test out" for rehearsal dinner for son's wedding. Turns out to be perfect fit. Good service, good food, friendly staff! Perfect fit."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Thanks for bringing back eggplant parmesan that my husband enjoys. The more vegetarian choices the better. All food good as usual, except the excellent vegetarian lasagna, had plain white flour noodles instead of the green vegetable (spinach?) noodles with which the lasagna had been baked for some weeks/months. Please restore the green noodles or even better, use whole wheat noodles (white flour being unhealthy)."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "I have been to Ricciuti's several times and have always found the food to be excellent, with lots of options starting with pizza and including well crafted specials. I had an excellent risotto for example, while my companion had a rockfish special that was really good. It's also the best atmosphere I Olney, very nice in an old allegedly haunted house rather than the usual shopping center locale."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "There is something for everyone on the menu! Local farm products are featured and very creatively. There is also a large variety of pizzas available."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I was in MD for a few days and met friends for lunch. We had a delicious lunch and a wonderful visit. I love this restaurant."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "The special menu item "Gratitude Pizza" is interesting, and quite healthy. The waiter told us the name is because "your body will be grateful that you ate the pizza." Clever. The body would be MORE grateful if the pizza crust were whole wheat flour instead of white flour. Just a thought."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "The soft shelled crabs were especially delicious! They had a light corn meal crust and were sweet and crisp. I would recommend them without hesitation."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Amazing food with local flare. Romantic restaurant. Service is lackluster. Nice wine selection at low cost. In spite of the mediocre service the outstanding food more than made up for that deficiency! YUMMY FOOD!"
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "My husband and I just moved to Olney last year and were looking for a place to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary. A friend in the neighborhood suggested Ricciuti's and we were not disappointed! She said everything she and her husband ate was delicious, and my husband and I can second that opinion!"
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "This was our group of four first time at Ricciuti's and it was quite delightful. We had a gorgeous day and took advantage by sitting outside. Ordered calamari and house biscuits as appetizers. Bisquits were delicious, the calamari was fair. Seemed a bit over-fried, almost burnt. Not sure I would revisit that dish. The entrees were delicious!! I ordered the pork chop. Perhaps a bit over cooked for my taste (a proper knife would have helped), but very delicious flavors. My husband had the meatloaf. Personally, not my favorite dish, but this was very moist, and accompanying sauce was fantastic! All and all, great meals. Would definitely go back. Server was sweet, but could have been more attentive. Had to ask others for water and check."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "We had one of the best family birthday experiences we've had anywhere recently at Riccuiti's. I had requested a somewhat private quiet table for our event but was pleasantly surprised when we were seated in a private room. The food was great, as was the waitress who happened to be the owner's daughter. Another pleasant surprise was finding out that we were there on half price wine night. The literal icing on the cake was allowing us to bring in our own birthday cake. Needless to say we will be returning to Riccuiti's again very soon. I just can't say enough good things about our experience. Go! You won't be disappointed."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "As a returning customer we always enjoy it. That's why we return."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This place can be hit or miss. Sometimes the menu options are great, sometimes not so great. The same with service. But if you hit this place on a good day, it is really worth it. My most recent visit it was a little off with both service, which seemed disorganized and with untrained staff, and with the menu, which didn't have great menu. I hope this place gets back on track soon."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "This place is incredible. Every time I find myself in Olney (which, sadly, is not often), I always find an excuse to visit this restaurant. Everything is locally bought, the chef has a great sense of taste pairings, and the wait staff is uniformly wonderful to the patrons. The only complaint I have is that this restaurant is far away from where I live!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Overcooked hamburger, even though I made a big point to have it Medium-RARE - they put a wet side dish next to the bun, making it soggy too - when I mentioned it to the waitress- she said, well, we don't normally serve that next to the hamburger, so that's why it got wet - really??? We felt like we were not very important guests on this trip - so, I'll rethink before going there in the near future....."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Inside or on the patio, this is a great place to eat. The menu is wonderful with fresh local produce."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Love their chocolate pizza, and their Filet has always been a hit, but they must change their hours on many of their social media websites. They aren't open for lunch during the M-Th week as we found out the hard way."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I'm trying to eat very little gluten. As I sat there (salivating over the bread my husband was eating) the appetizer of hummus and gluten-free bread arrived. The bread was warm, had a nice texture and went perfectly with the hummus. My husband even liked it! As I'm also trying to eat less in the evening, the salad topped with steak was the perfect choice--lovely mix of flavors--apples, dates, walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, mixed greens, balsamic vinaigrette. My husband really enjoyed his pizza with tomato sauce, grilled squash, mozzarella cheese, and basil. Great meal--good quality foods/many local & some organic--affordable price...Thank you!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We ordered the special- beef skewers. The meat was tender and cooked to our liking. The mashed potatoes were cool and the green beans hard so we were disappointed with our sides. The bar needs help. Our friends drinks lacked Roses Lime Juice ( they do not have any) and generally were not well made. The bartender was very nice, however and she came out to our table to explain the issues our friends had with their drinks."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My wife and I went for our anniversary. We were only a couple minutes late for our reservation, but they gave away our table, despite there appearing to be a few empty tables free anyway. We were seated right away despite the mixup. Their menu was great, especially since my wife is gluten intolerant and we didn't have to ask for a special menu for her. The gluten free white pizza we ordered as an appetizer came quickly and was really good. The entrees, however, took a long time to come out. When they arrived, they were hot, so I don't think it was because they sat around. Everything was really good (well, the polenta cake was a bit bland and spongy, but not inedibly). Aside from the wait for the entrees, the service was excellent."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "5:15PM on a Saturday - placed in a room with 2 very young children. proceeded to seat additional groups with very young children. quite noisy at times."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "One of the best wood burning pizza. Their appetizers and salads are great. The entrees were a let down after the great appetizers/ Salads and pizza. The Soft shell crab was great, but the risotta did not have much flavor."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Headed back for an anniversary celebration. Service was great, salads were back up to par, pizza was great, and their specialty chocolate pizza was the best we have had in recent visits."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "Food is consistently outstanding. Exceptional for a neighborhood restaurant."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We all enjoyed our dinners - crab cakes, chicken saltimbocca & veal risotto. 3 of us had delicious onion soup & one, the specialty biscuits - all were great. No room for dessert. Pleasant surroundings & good service. Went after a matinee at Olney. Would definitely recommend."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Seated immediately at reserved time. Excellent service and delicious food. I have never been disappointed in all the times that I have dined there."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The food was excellent and the service very good. Loved that the food was locally sourced whenever possible, and that it wasn't "portion packed" and pre-cooked. My guest was from Europe, and before ordering, asked if this was US-style or normal portions, and I was glad to be able to say that the portions were going to be perfect and not oversized, cheap quality food."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Decided to take family (Wife and 2 adult children) out for Father's day. Don't usually like outside dining due to heat in the area, but this day was fabulous with ideal temp and humidity. We sat at a nice table and could chat without shouting and were not disturbed by other tables. I had a great Stout (22 oz), son tried Mohito that was made well. We had Spinach and Artichoke appetizer (we get it every time and it's great) then shared two of their signature wood/brick oven pizzas, booth very good. Very good and friendly service, very attentive and we never had to wonder where they were hiding. Clearly our favorite place to eat in Olney."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Not your chicken nuggets kind of restaurant. They use only quality locally grown food and the meal was superb! Not big meat eaters, we couldn't resist the filet mignon with roasted garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. I couldn't tell you what the sauce was because I was exhausted by the end of the evening. The restaurant is located in an historical house in Olney. But the meal melted in my mouth, as it did my daughters who eats less red meat than myself! But the best part of the meal was their chocolate pizza... (they are also known for their excellent wood burning pizza stove) but this I can only say it out of this world. Fresh fruit cut on top of a crust covered in white and dark chocolate with a hint of raspberry! Amazing!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This is a great neighborhood find. Food is fresh & deliciously prepared."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "We had a great time and the food was really good. The restaurant acknowledge our 41st anniversary by bringing out 2 mugs with chocolates in them afterwards. However, what somewhat spoiled an otherwise very good experience was that flowers I ordered connected to this reservation on Open Table from Flowerpetal.com were not placed on the table as a surprise for my wife as I had planned. That was very frustrating because the maître de told me that they had received no flowers (reservation was at 6:30 and she said she had been there since 4:00. I later found out from the florist that the flowers had been signed for at 3:00 PM. Clearly a lack of communication in the restaurant spoiled at least a portion of the event."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "This is one of my favorite go-to restaurants in the area, especially for a nice evening out with friends. There is always something new to try on the menu, although very few fish dishes this time."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Good food, good service & a great day to dine outdoors."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We were looking for a nice spot for a reasonably priced anniversary dinner, and this completely fit the bill."
    Dined on 6/5/2014