Limoncello

4.6
267 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Benvenuti! Join us for traditional Italian food reflecting the flavors of Southern Italy in a casual trattoria setting. We offer you and your guests a lovely Italian atmosphere with a friendly, courteous, attentive staff.

Located in the heart of St. Michaels, one of the nation’s best small coastal towns, Limoncello Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar serves up authentic and approachable favorites for lunch and dinner daily.

Whether you are just docking from a morning boat adventure, strolling the irresistible boutiques on Talbot St. or crossed the Bay Bridge for some Eastern Shore fun, be sure to fuel up at St. Michaels’ favorite spot in town for Italian fare.
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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nothing short of SPECTACULAR!! The specials were great in addition to the regular menu. Top notch service too. We'll be back for sure.

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TonyL
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great ambience couple with outstanding service. The food was very good but slightly light on the serving (linguini clam). We look forward to our next visit!

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JeffreyS
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

New years

Food was just okay this time

DD
DeeDee
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Veal saltimbocca was delicious.
Restaurant was warm and cozy.

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Teri
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening at Limoncello. From the moment you are greeted to last drop of coffee. Will certainly be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Lovely as usual..sat in the main area where the lighting was warmer. Initially the server sat us in the corner against the wall where the lighting was different and much brighter. We asked to be moved and it was no problem. That side section does not have the same ambience. Food was good..would have liked some gelato on the menu at dessert time.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

On a scale of 1-10 ITS A 15!!!!!!!!!!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Service was slow but food was incredible.

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vipEllenC
Washington DC
66 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were visiting St. Michaels and had tried Limoncello a couple of years ago on another visit. It was good so decided to go back and we were happy we did! The food is still excellent, the service prompt and professional and a fun vibe! My husband had the grilled calamari to start which was delicious! Grilled perfectly and complimentary seasoning that enhanced but did not overpower the taste. He then had the halibut special; a generous serving of fish served piping hot with again simple seasoning that let the flavor of the fish shine through. I had the Paccheri allo scoglio, it was delicious! The seafood was fresh, abundant, and cooked perfectly. Our server was delightful! We had a wonderful dinner thank you!!

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BringmeaChocotini
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Overall my favorite restaurant in St. Michaels! Love their deserts and all of their food! Had a Chocotini this time, and it was out of this world!!

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the best restaurant in St Michael’s. The food and cocktails are outstanding and the service is top notch. Save room for dessert, the triple chocolate/mousse is wonderful.

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Dave
Baltimore
9 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Very nice local place...portions are good size. Three antipasto dishes for two people is more than enough...but if you are really hungry, then have one antipasto AND an entre and you'll be very full!

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local
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and drinks!

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jmarsh2205
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, drinks and service. Our second visit in two months and cant wait to return. Highly recommend.

PD
vipPaulD
Baltimore
13 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Nice place, good location and excellent food and drink to gather with a few friends.

RM
vipRobertM
Cleveland
14 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great food comfortable surroundings.

JM
JoanM
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hubby and I dine at Lemoncello anytime we are in St Michaels. I have also taken my Girls Group there as well ❤️

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RandyB
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Always wonderful food and a great wine list! Limoncello is our go-to date night restaurant!

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Abc123
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food, drinks, and service. We’ve been to the one in Baltimore and our only complaint about St. Michaels is that they didn’t have the limoncello sampler!! It’s must!!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service and food was wonderful! The wine selection was great but they also have a full bar for those who don’t drink wine. Would highly recommend dining here for anyone visiting the area like we were or for the locals any night of the week.

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Greta
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food with a quiet upscale atmosphere.

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kellym
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The fresh pasta was delicious. Deserts devine. Staff friendly. Good drinks espresso martini yum. Recommend this place. My new go to place in St Michaels.

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VictoriaJ
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My husband and I had a wonderful experience at Limoncello. The service was great and the food was fantastic! I highly recommend this restaurant!

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AllisonW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall1food2service1ambience2

We dined here for lunch and received absolutely horrendous service. We shared 1 app and had 2 lunch entrees. We are not picky people, and had no modifications to the meals, so there is no reason or excuse that the entire lunch should have taken 2 hours. The waiter completely forgot about us.

After ordering drinks, it was a 20 min wait, then we put in an appetizer, received it, and finished it, and the waiter STILL had not come to take our order. Finally, he did 20 mins later. Then it was another waiting game to get our meals. I did not even wait for the check but instead handed him the credit card directly because I did not want to wait another 20 mins. The restaurant was fairly busy and even the hostess was bussing tables, but that is no excuse for poor service. Because of the long wait times, we tried to get on Wi-Fi, but it was password-protected. We had to remind the waiter 2x for the password, and the password he gave us still did not work.

The food that came out was disappointing. Of course, I was ravenously hungry and in a poor mood by that point. The portion size was tiny, it could not even feed a baby. Pasta is cheap, so I was disappointed they skimped out there. I ordered Linguine con Vongole. It was overly salty. Average Italian fare. Nothing memorable or great. And definitely not worth a 2 hour wait. Disappointed that the lunch menu did not contain any dinner entrees, as I would have preferred to order a dinner size. Also, there were dinner entrees missing from the lunch menu such as all the typical Chicken pasta Italian dishes.

I was looking forward to this place because of all the stellar reviews, and was horribly let down. My only regret was my fiance giving the waiter a good tip. Poor service should not be rewarded.

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Renee
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely delicious! Everyone should try this place!

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Family4
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The Godiva chocolate martini was excellent! My husband had the flatbread and I had the sacchetti. Both were superb! We liked it so much, we went back the next day for lunch and I had the aprol spritzer! Sooo yummy!!

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vipHeidi
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved our time at Limoncello. We’ve visited the one in west Chester PA & Chester Springs PA & the St Michaels location did not disappoint! Wonderful service. Amazing food.

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Mgman
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice italian restaurant.Everyone enjoyed the their entrees. The gnocchi was really good along with Shrimp pancetta. The Limoncello martini is as advertised. Nice occasion place. Will return.

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David
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Italian food since eating in Italy last year. I highly recommend.

GS
vipGShaw
Philadelphia
19 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time eating here as not from area. Four of us - had a fantastic meal!

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StephenD
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I were visiting from Pennsylvania and we were looking for a place that served items other than seafood. We decided to try Limoncello and were not disappointed. My wife had the chicken and I tried the Ahi tuna and both were delicious. We finished with the Limoncello tiramisu and it was fabulous. Would recommend it for anyone looking for a splendid dining experience.

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RichardM
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Really good dinner. Had a hard time choosing, everything was temping. I had wild boar and pappardelle. delicious!
Bonus, half price on wines right now, I don't know for how long this special will last, GO NOW

KH
KathrynH
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We throughly enjoyed our meal from start to finish. Our table was ready as soon as we arrived, server was informative and friendly, and food was served hot, fresh and delicious.
We will recommend and return!

MT
MichaelT
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Menu is interesting, food, drinks and service simply superb!

RR
vipReviewReal
Washington DC
43 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing the best food in Saint Michaels or the entire Eastern shore

PB
PaulaB
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Absolutely loved the pasta "purses" filled with gorgonzola and pear!

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CampHilltraveller
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

It was the busiest evening since the virus outbreak. The kitchen was overwhelmed so salad arrived before appetizer but the staff managed it very well. More people were turned away than those who dined.

We will definitely return. It was a great place to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary. 😍

RH
RobertH
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food here is very good. Everything we had was perfectly cooked and seasoned. i recommend the pasta with seafood and a cream sauce. Also, the linguini with clams was a winner.

KM
KarenM
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious from the fresh baked bread, olive oil for dipping, burrata and pomodore, Cozze & Vongole, Paccheri allo Scoglioclams, the wine, the lemoncello and the desserts were all amazing.
I will be returning very soon!

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vipLov2gotobyobs
Philadelphia
66 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience1

Cassidy C was my server.Open the gecko soon as I got my olive oil I asked for pepper and I asked for red pepper flakes I did not receive my red pepper flakes till the end of my meal.I happen to notice sanitizer sitting right next to the pepper grinder which was an appetizing to look at. The outside area was very congested very tight no ambience at all. I will submit photos.

FAQs

Limoncello offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (410) 745-3111.

Limoncello is rated 4.6 stars by 267 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.