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Best Italian Restaurants in Rockville


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A photo of Caruso's Grocery - Pike & Rose restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • North Bethesda
Booked 23 times today
Caruso's Grocery in Pike & Rose is a delightful Italian restaurant, frequently applauded for its authentic and excellent Italian cuisine. Reviews consistently praise its numerous hearty dishes such as the spicy Ragu pasta, Caruso special, and the creamy Alfredo. Special mentions are also given to their appetizers such as Burrata and foccacia garlic bread, and their desserts particularly the Creme Brulee. In addition to the food, patrons also appreciate their creative cocktails and value for money. Many customers highly recommend it and consider it their number one Italian restaurant in the DMV region. Despite the issue of limited parking, most customers are eager to return for both lunch and dinner. Caruso's Grocery has been commended not only for the food, but also for its comfortable atmosphere, exceptional service, and overall pleasant dining experience.
A photo of Fontina Grille restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Rockville
Booked 13 times today
Fontina Grille, a local favorite, consistently impresses its patrons with its authentic Italian cuisine. Reviewers laud the restaurant for its robust and scrumptious menu, particularly highlighting dishes like chicken marsala, chicken piccata, and crab ravioli. The value for money is mentioned repeatedly, with large portions leaving customers with satisfying leftovers. Diners appreciate the relaxed atmosphere and efficient, friendly service from staff who go the extra mile regardless of the restaurant's busyness. Many return customers deem Fontina Grille as their top choice for Italian cuisine, praising not just the food, but also the warm, hospitable setting that enhances their dining experience.
A photo of Gregorio's Trattoria - Potomac restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Potomac
Booked 18 times today
Gregorio's Trattoria in Potomac is a renowned establishment for authentic Italian cuisine. The restaurant features a diverse menu, offering everything from traditional antipasto to freshly prepared pizza, homemade lasagna, and succulent seafood. Highlights include the highly praised chicken marsala, spaghetti con polpette, and salmon alla griglia. Recognized by many customers as the best Italian restaurant in the D.C. area, Gregorio's Trattoria is also noted for its excellent customer service and welcoming ambiance. As one reviewer stated, "Gregorio's Trattoria makes me feel like home. The sauces, the crust, the service, the ambiance...all perfect." This authenticity and commitment to quality are what make Gregorio's Trattoria a true gem of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Pinstripes - Bethesda restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • North Bethesda
Booked 1 time today
Pinstripes: Where Sophisticated Fun Meets Exquisite Dining. With over 30,000 square feet of entertainment space, indulge in scratch-made Italian-American cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, and a robust wine list. Enjoy our weekday happy hour from 3-6pm, or don't miss our famous bottomless brunch buffet on weekends. Experience modern bowling and bocce with full-service dining and entertainment options. Perfect for corporate gatherings, celebrations, or family events, our versatile spaces accommodate parties of 20 to 1000 guests. Book your unforgettable experience today!
A photo of LIA'S restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Chevy Chase
Booked 20 times today
LIA'S has earned a reputation as an exceptional Italian restaurant tucked away in Chevy Chase, offering unique culinary creations that far exceed everyday Italian recipes. Patrons have enthusiastically praised the restaurant's diverse offerings, including bruschetta, pasta, and risotto balls, as authentic and fresh. The eatery is also renowned for their attentive and outstanding service, and their ability to cater to different dietary preferences, offering a wide range of dishes for vegetarians too. The easy access to parking and transportation, coupled with the allure of outside dining, makes LIA'S a favorite for many. As one reviewer noted, it is a "great DC secret", offering an unforgettable dining experience at a reasonable price.
A photo of Pacci's Trattoria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Silver Spring
Booked 16 times today
Pacci's Trattoria, located in Silver Spring, is renowned for delivering fantastic Italian cuisine. This small, quaint place has won the hearts of many with its ambience and quality service. Customers applaud Pacci's for its delicious food, particularly their generous portions of lasagna, tagliatelle with truffle, and 'amazing' Carbonara pasta. These mouthwatering dishes, coupled with the friendly and attentive staff, make Pacci's a favorite among locals and visitors alike. Many have dubbed it as one of the best Italian restaurants in the DC metro area, offering generous portions that provide enough for a hearty lunch the next day. With an accolade like this, Pacci's is definitely worth a visit if you're seeking good, authentic Italian food.
A photo of Gregorio's at Sumner Place restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Bethesda
Booked 2 times today
Gregorio's at Sumner Place offers exceptional Italian cuisine in Bethesda-Chevy Chase. With a menu that boasts traditional, straight-up Italian dishes like lasagna, pollo, and veal entrées, as well as distinctive Italian pizzas, it's no wonder the restaurant has garnered positive reviews from locals and visitors alike. The restaurant has been lauded for its fantastic food, excellent service, and considerable value. Patrons have particularly noted its true Italian flavors, with dishes served in generous portions that maintain high-quality taste. The delightful customer service, highlighted by attentive and professional staff, adds to the overall experience. As one reviewer shared, "The food is lovely! Pizza is delish too!", this is a must-visit Italian destination.
A photo of Manoli Canoli restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Chevy Chase
Booked 1 time today
Manoli Canoli is a treasured establishment, located near Kensington, frequently commended by customers for its excellent Italian and Greek culinary offerings. The restaurant prides itself on its fresh daily pasta, own-baked bread, and delightful olive oil. Appreciated for its cozy family business ambiance, it offers high-quality food at reasonable prices. Regular customers applaud the authentically delicious dishes, frequently highlighting the excellent service. Exceptional offerings, such as their homemade spanikopita, have marked Manoli Canoli as a preferred dining spot in the DC area. A customer review stated, "This combination of Italian and Greek fare sounded intriguing, so we gave it a try. What a find!"
A photo of Maggiano's - Chevy Chase restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Friendship Heights
Booked 2 times today
Join us for lunch or dinner at Maggiano's Chevy Chase and savor the rich flavors of Italian-American dishes inspired by Nonna’s traditional recipes. Our location offers a city atmosphere in the heart of DC. Chevy Chase is a well-known suburb-in-the-city with a strong community connection that offers a great atmosphere. Visit us at 5333 Wisconsin Ave. NW and book your reservation today!
A photo of Nova Europa restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Wheaton
Booked 2 times today
Nova Europa is highly praised for its excellent European cuisine. Customers rave about the well-prepared food, praising not only the quality but its ability to evoke memories of dining in Europe. The restaurant is a popular regular spot for some patrons, suggesting consistency in delivering delicious meals. Servers like Maria and Andrew come highly recommended, indicating a high level of service ensuring a wonderful dining experience. The restaurant also provides excellent wine recommendations lending to an authentic European dining experience. The atmosphere is described as pleasantly old European, adding to the overall appeal. Nova Europa consistently receives high praise, promising a delightful European culinary journey.
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