Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Norfolk Avenue
Transit: Convenient to Bethesda Metro station.
Description: For 20 years Chef Francesco Ricchi has been dazzling his customers with his straightforward and traditional approach to Italian cuisine. Chef Ricchi has earned dozens of awards including Best New Restaurant in the United States; Top Twenty-Five Restaurants in North America; Best Italian Restaurant; and the Zagat Award of Distinction. Cesco is listed among the Washington Post's 50 Best Restaurants and has been named the Favorite Restaurant in Montgomery County. This busy eatery provides a comfortable homey atmosphere where locals gather to dine on fresh homemade pasta, grilled meats, savory seafood and rich desserts. Cesco boasts a vast but carefully chosen wine cellar at reasonable prices. Open seven days a week, Cesco has seating indoors and on the covered patio surrounded by flowers and the chef's own herb garden. Please join Chef Ricchi and his friendly, experienced staff for dining at its finest in a warm and inviting atmosphere where you will feel like family.