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That's Amore

That's Amore Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.thatsamore.com
  • Phone: (240) 268-0682
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
  • Catering: Please see our website WWW.thatsamore.com for complete catering menu.
  • Private Party Facilities: banquet hall with separate kitchen and bar. we offer all you need for your function such as dance floor, podiums and sound system.
  • Private Party Contact: Kourosh Shan (240) 268-0682

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Recerch Blvd.
  • Public Transit: shady grove metro station on the red line
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Ample parking around the building.
A word from That's Amore
Italian family dinning restaurant. Traditional southern Italian cuisine. Our private rooms hold up to 200 people and with complete bar and entertainment facilities. Ideal for all special occasions and meetings. Catering services available for pickup and delivery.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The lobster diablo was delicious. There were some interesting decorations. It is not very handicap or stroller friendly with the steps and no ramp. We had a stroller. The waiter had trouble figuring out how to apply our coupon."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Overall, it was great and love the ambiance, however; our server was more occupy by another table who he is acquaintance with. He was nice to ask if we need more drinks, but he totally forgot about us twice. Instead of apologizing, he made sound like nothing was his fault. I end up asking another server for the drink."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I was in a group of 11, sat in the main dining room. A little noisy for our purpose. The staff seemed stressed with the fairly large crowds that were there the same time we were. Service was good, food was good and plentiful. My wife and I split a penne dish and she still brought some home. She had a wine, not her usual, at the recommendation of the staff and enjoyed it. Wouldn't mind going back again just the two us to try some of the other menu items."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "If you are looking for delicious food for a group, look no further than That's Amore! this restaurant serves generous portions so that a solo serving is great for sharing among two people. Pair it together with a family salad and a delightful bottle of wine and you have an Italian feast. we enjoyed the Giambonco (sp) sausage and chicken grilled with lots of vegetables, meat lasagna and eggplant parmesan. We also had the mushroom appetizers and a Greek family style salad. Plenty of food with leftovers to look forward to. The server was very attentive, water glasses always filled and extra plates provided and removed as needed."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "what a great place to spend an anniversary we've never eaten at that's amore that was our 1st experience and what a great experience it was. my wife and I thank you very much for the humble hospitality and for the great food it was certainly a night for us to remember. that's amore made us forget about all the hustle and bustle for a little while. and that's what it's all about thanks that's amore for making our anniversary special."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Took a group of 14 for lunch and had no problem making the reservation. Service was not bad for a group that size. Food came out fairly quick. I ordered appetizers based on lunch menu pricing, but family size came out based on group size. Prices of family size appetizers were only available on the dinner menu and were considerably more than I was expecting. It would have been nice to have that information prior to someone making that decision on my behalf. Individual reviews of meals where, "Okay"."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "The staff was very attentive & kind. Food was delicious. Environment was very comfortable for a large party of 16."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "What a find for us, although many people must know and appreciate it, because it was full of celebrations, couples & families enjoying the wonderful food and service. You can select individual dishes or a family style - and EVERYTHING we had was gourmet tasting. You must try the Calamari appetizer, the Salmon Amore and one of the delicious desserts!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Restaurant is good for big groups and there were several at the time. Food was also good but service left something to be desired. Waiter was passing out styrofoam containers for leftovers while everyone was still in the middle of the meal. One of 14 of us was not served until others were halfway through their entree. Salad available as 'add on' to entrees but we were charged the full salad price on the bill, which had to be re-done."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "There was a distinct musty smell that reminds me of clogged drains and carpet damage. The hostess gave me the impression we were putting her out by walking in the door. We were seated by the "windows" that face some late 70's Drs office. The dinner bread was warm and soft and delicious. The veal was perfect but the sauce tasted burnt. The bread pudding was amazing. Our waiter told us jokes and looked after us often. I want to like this place so I will give it another try, but there are so many good Italian restaurants in the area it may be difficult to find an excuse to go back."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "I have been going for years and years now, never once having a bad experience :)"
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "this place tries to be upscale however it fails miserably with the quality of food it puts out"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We often go to That's Amore for the family events because we like the atmosphere and food satisfies all tastes. Our favorite dish is Chicken Vezuvio, although there are many more delicious choices there. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Excellent Mother's Day Brunch. Very good for families and other groups. Good food, nice atmosphere and great service. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I booked reservations approximately 2 weeks in advance for 12 noon on mothers day for 7 people. I received two phone calls prior to confirm my reservations. Day before Mothers day someone from thw restaurant told me to come earlier. When we arrived my Mom and my party had to wait 30 minutes before being seated. My Mom was not happy and that it was unacceptable. This shouldve been a pleasant time for my MOM not an unpleasant time. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating Mother's Day at That's Amore. The brunch was delicious and the service was excellent. I would highly recommend this restaurant for any special occasion."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Had OT reservations. Restraunts called day before to confirm it. Arrived exactly on time. Hostess acted as if she never heard of me. Handed her the OT printout and she found it. Asked me to wait in bar until table ready. Checked back in 10 minutes later. She looked at me as if she had never heard of the reservation again. Said they were running 10 minutes late. Long story short 1/2 hr to get to table. Server was good and food good. Just got to get to my table. PS bar service was terrible and never got a drink while waiting."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Our small party of nine (9) was seated at a round table in the corner of a quiet dining room which was perfect for our needs. Seven (7) of us welcomed two (2) new freinds, and the enviornment proved to be perfect for normal voice-level conversation between all members of our party. The food, was excellent as always, including timely service between courses and no guest rush by the wait staff. That's Amore continues to be one of the area's best "Fine Dining" experiences."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Great place for excellent family authentic style Italian food. If you have a big family dinner, business group lunch or dinner, go to That's Amore. Everything on the menu is great and be sure to order dessert."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Great place to go without being expensive. We will return."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Meet my friend for lunch hadn't been There in along time, food and service was good. Will go again. "
    Dined on 4/22/2014
  • "I've been here numerous times with friends and family and always have a great time. This was no different, but what was different was the menu. One of the best things about this place was a large selection of ravioli dishes, one of which was always one of the daily specials. The ravioli dishes have all mysteriously disappeared from all but the kids menu, and our waiter seemed as surprised as we were. Also surprising was that the restaurant was completely empty, there were maybe three other tables sat at 7 on a Friday night?? Are they under new management - salads were larger than before, and a few other small changes. That said, the food as always was AMAZING. Service too was top notch. Everyone in our party was pleased with their meals."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Always great food and service at lunch and very affordable."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We found That's Amore to have a good menu, a fabulous desert menu and romantic atmosphere. The pasta was good and the seafood special was very good and unique compared to other restraurants in the area. The desert was very good and in our case served with exspesso. The only down side for me was the very limit beer selection."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Good food. Great service. Old school Amore for sure. Its about the ambience and old school charm."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "That's Amore is consistently very good. The wait staff has been there for years and to me that is a sign of a company that cares for their staff. The food is great and very consistent. Compared to the other Italian restaurants in Gaithersburg Germantown area they are eaisly the best."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "We've been here a few times but on Friday Feb 28th we had a bad time with a waiter and I had to ask the manager to remove him from our area. The restaurant was not crowded by any stretch but the waiter was full on exasperated – he was complaining to us that he was over worked. He took a drink order, brought my cocktail back and disappeared for 15 minutes without brining my wife’s wine. When he finally brought the wine after I asked another waiter where he was – he dropped the wine bucket at the table and stalked away without opening it… even though the food was good the behavior of the first waiter set a poor tone for the meal. Will think hard before returning and if we do will make darn sure we do not have the same waiter."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "sewrvice was outstanding and food was very good. Loved the desserts."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "We found the service to be prompt and efficient. Food was of good quality although the marinara sauce didn't seem as tasty as when we were last here, a few years ago."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "That's Amore has been around a long time, and went through a change in ownership; however, it continues to a great place for business/family dining; our recent visit was characterized by the usual great food and service!"
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "They were crazy busy but our table was ready when we got there and was in and out super fast. Our waiter never stopped moving and I was shocked at how well he handled everything. I will definitely be returning soon."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Been here numerous times, wish I had known they were on OpenTable. As always, the food was amazing; but unforutnately, as always the service was slow. Thankfully we left enough time before the movie started, we arrived at 7:30 and didn't leave til 9:20 because of our absent waitress. Appetizers took a half hour, and drinks almost as long!! To top it off, the manager needed to be called over and then proceeded to argue with us about a coupon, even though she eventually fixed the bill. If the food wasn't sooo good, I'd stop coming. You really can't go wrong though, every single thing they make is delicious, just be prepared to spend some time there until they train their staff. One of the best places for lamb around, and great ravioli dishes."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "The service was top notch and the food was very good. Overall rating, excellent"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "The place starts to fill up about 5:45-ish. We had arrived at 5:15 and the place was just starting to have patrons. By the time we left at 6:30 the place was full. We never felt rushed, and the different courses were spaced nicely apart. We did have to wait longer than what I felt we should have, and the person who said she'd bring the dessert tray did not do so and about 8 minutes later our waiter saw we hadn't received dessert and brought the tray out. All the food was well prepared, hot (if appropriate), and very tasty...except we did not like the mushroom appetizer. I loved the Risotto with Shrimp, though there were only four shrimp - would have been a better balance with at least six."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "I always enjoy dining at That's Amore. Always great food."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Very comfortable and attentive dining experience. Suitable for small or large parties, intimate yet family oriented. Italian food and salads. Prices are middle of the road. Excellent servers."
    Dined on 1/20/2014
  • "The chicken vesuvio was worth the wait. Our server warned us it was cooked to order but we weren't in a rush so we lingered over appetizers. Wow! The chicken and potatoes were nice and garlicky - really good. We also had the grilled calamari, mussels marinara, and cheese ravioli. All were very good. Our waiter was busy, and rushing around, but still gave us great service. A great dinner."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "I went to That's Amore to celebrate January Birthdays with family. The food service was good. They do not rush you. I hate when the appetizers and the entrée come out at the same time. That is not the case as this restaurant. My dish was hot and fresh. Even the solo portions are big enough to share family style. We all had an enjoyable meal."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "That's Amore is one of the best traditional Italian restaurants in the area. Classic dishes like chicken/veal Picatta, Marsala, Parmigiana are excellent. "Solo" portions are generous, "Family" portions are huge, easily serve 2-3 people. Amore Insalata is a good starter salad with Italian meat and cheese (like a cold antipasto)."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Family portions were a great deal. Had delicious rock fish and lasagna and salad. Will definitelygo back!"
    Dined on 12/24/2013