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Best Italian Restaurants in Catonsville


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A photo of Tagliata Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Harbor East
Booked 82 times today
Tagliata Restaurant stands as a beacon of fine Italian cuisine, delivering a culinary experience that leaves all patrons craving more. Reviewers laud Tagliata as the best Italian restaurant in Baltimore, with an "excellent service and inventive food preparation". The eatery showcases classic Italian favorites but with "a different and imaginative spin" that sets it apart. Praised for its "outstanding" dishes ranging from calamari to smoked duck, Lobster ravioli, and squid ink pasta, Tagliata's menu is a testament to the skill and ingenuity of Chef Julian Marucci. As one reviewer notes, "Tagliata delivers every time", making it a recurring destination for lovers of good Italian food, fine dining, and warm, attentive service.
A photo of Tino's Italian Bistro restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Columbia
Booked 5 times today
Tino's Italian Bistro is widely praised for its authenticity and quality in offering a delightful Italian culinary experience. The reviews demonstrate customer appreciation for the fresh ingredients and the broad menu spectrum that includes Italian favorites such as spaghetti & meatballs, penne vodka, various pizzas, and signature meatballs. One reviewer vividly describes their dining experience as "a warm hug from a favorite aunt" emphasizing the homey and comfort food appeal. The generous options to customize one's pasta, protein, sauce, and vegetable selection accentuate the restaurant's commitment to cater to diverse palates. The high-quality service is consistently highlighted, making Tino's Italian Bistro a beloved destination for Italian cuisine enthusiasts.
A photo of Limoncello - Locust Point restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Locust Point
Booked 44 times today
Limoncello - Locust Point emerges as a favorite in Baltimore for those seeking a marvelous Italian experience. With dishes prepared to perfection, this restaurant excels in Italian cuisine, particularly with dishes such as gnocchi, described as "pillows of perfection," and expertly prepared fish. Praises aren't limited to food alone; the Limoncello Martini and the Italian Sidecar drink, alongside an impressive list of Southern Italian wines, are highly commended. The restaurant also features professional service with the right amount of table attention, contributing to an overall inviting atmosphere. With rave reviews from patrons, Limoncello is more than just a restaurant, it's an Italian experience to cherish.
A photo of MARTA restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Upper Fells Point
Booked 32 times today
MARTA is a spectacular restaurant well-regarded for its remarkable Contemporary American cuisine. Reviewers hailed it as "one of the best new restaurants" with "fabulous" and "excellent" food that is "very good" and "attractive". The acclaimed pasta with duck confit was noted as a standout dish, while the "creative" and "refreshing" cocktails earned particular praise. The tuna cannoli with avocado sauce was another shared favorite, loved for its abundant flavor. The lobster salad gained rave reviews, with a patron claiming they would "be dreaming about it till the day they die". Despite its "energetic noise level", MARTA comes highly recommended, often deemed a "neighborhood gem" and a "must for any foodie lover".
A photo of Sotto Sopra restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Mt. Vernon
Booked 16 times today
Sotto Sopra, located in Baltimore, stands out for its exquisite Italian cuisine. Patrons have showered the restaurant with praises for its delicious dishes, fresh ingredients, and unique, ever-changing menu. Among the favorites are the goat cheese salad, Ciopino, and homemade pastas such as the much-acclaimed fluffy gnocchi and seafood pasta. The restaurant's ambiance, dominated by a large, beautiful mural, offers an enjoyable and unique dining experience. Additionally, the excellent and attentive service provided by the staff, as well as their ability to accommodate various dining needs, have contributed greatly to its popularity. The multiple glowing reviews confirm that Sotto Sopra is a must-visit for any Italian food lover.
A photo of Hersh's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Federal Hill
Booked 12 times today
Hersh's, an acclaimed restaurant situated in Baltimore, is revered for its authentic Italian cuisine. The quality of its offerings has been consistently praised across numerous reviews. Patrons laud the homemade pastas, the delicious pizzas, and the thoughtfully composed Italian aperitivo and digestivo menus. The craft cocktails are also a celebrated feature. The dining experience stands out as much as the food; reviews denote a delightful atmosphere, friendly service, and a cozy yet lively ambiance. According to one customer, Hersh’s offers the "best Italian food in Baltimore. No question." Another stated, "Best Italian food I've had outside of Italy". This praise solidifies Hersh's status as a gem in the Baltimore food scene.
A photo of Chiapparelli's - Baltimore restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Inner Harbor
Booked 7 times today
Chiapparelli's, located in the heart of Baltimore's Little Italy, is renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine. Time and time again, reviewers express delight in its traditional dishes and the warm, familial service, with one stating it's "simply the best Italian food in Baltimore." The restaurant has been praised for its memorable dining experiences, with comments highlighting its excellent food and service, and great value for money. Customers especially compliment server Helen, characterised as "simply the best" and a "gem". Whether you're a local or visiting the town for a event, Chiapparelli's is a top recommendation for a taste of Italy.
A photo of Cece’s Roland Park restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Roland Park
Booked 36 times today
Cece's is an unparalleled dining destination that seamlessly blends sophistication with comfort, offering two distinctive experiences within its establishment. Guided by the exceptional talent of Michelin-starred Chef Sharpe, Cece's Roland Park features an innovative, continental European menu with coastal influences. The adjacent Cece's Kitchen offers house-made pastas and pizzas in a casual family setting while the open-air courtyard features beautifully landscaped areas for al fresco dining. Cece's Roland Park dining room and Terrace are available for reservations through Open Table. Cece's Kitchen & Courtyard welcome walk-ins, no reservations needed. Walk-in diners should visit the host at Cece's Roland Park entrance, located next to Always Ice Cream.
A photo of Verde restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Canton
Booked 32 times today
Verde, a pizzeria in Baltimore, has gained a strong reputation for delivering top-quality Pizza Bar cuisine. Many customers have even hailed it as serving the "Best Pizza in Baltimore." The rave reviews highlight the signature gluten-free options, with many diners expressing delight at their exceptional taste. The restaurant also earns high praise for its variety, from the delectable house-made mozzarella to the perfectly seasoned meatballs, which have been described as "life-changing." Verde stands out for its Neapolitan pizzas and innovative dishes such as pizza con burrata and Nutella pizza. Also worthy of note are the vegan choices and non-alcoholic drinks, making Verde a welcoming space for all food lovers.
A photo of Birroteca - Baltimore restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Hampden
Booked 10 times today
Birroteca in Baltimore, Maryland is a commendable representative of authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant consistently impresses its guests with its flavorful and well-presented dishes, as depicted in numerous rave reviews. With dishes like the wild boar bolognese, which one customer asserted as "outstanding," and the Homemade Pappardelle, guests have a taste of Italy's rich culinary tradition. The service is lauded as excellent, with waitstaff being knowledgeable, accommodating, and friendly. Unique offerings such as the Italian Kit Kat dessert also add to the restaurant’s charm. As one reviewer stated, "Ever since moving to MD... we have been looking for a good Italian restaurant... And how did we miss this place till now?! We love it." This continuous praise confirms Birroteca's reputation as a top Italian establishment in Baltimore.
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