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La Panetteria Ristorante Italiano

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4921 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
301-951-6433
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great pasta in a warm and cozy atmosphere

Our entire experience at La Panetteria was very good. We were promptly seated, service was excellent (always there when they needed to be and not there when they didn't), the garlic knots were delicious (I ate 3 of the 4), the pasta (I had the Penne ala Nonna) was cooked perfectly and the red... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2014
CMCPhiladelphia_PA
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Abington, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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Abington, Pennsylvania
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186 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Our entire experience at La Panetteria was very good. We were promptly seated, service was excellent (always there when they needed to be and not there when they didn't), the garlic knots were delicious (I ate 3 of the 4), the pasta (I had the Penne ala Nonna) was cooked perfectly and the red sauce was delicious (I highly recommend... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Some good things remain constant. As always, our dinner at Paneterria was excellent. As always, the service was friendly and efficient. Whether it's veal or pasta, the entrees have always been excellent. Chocolate mousse cake was delicious.

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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

harry & his family where awesome hosts. the food was top-shelf italian! We varied from soups, pastas, seafood & i had the lamb shank...

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The service was professional. The three of us all enjoyed our food. It was fresh and hot. The atmosphere of the restaurant is enjoyable. It is always a pleasure to eat here.

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Jerusalem
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119 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

One of our friends made the arrangements to have a reunion of 5 couples on a Sunday evening. The place is not big but has a special feeling of an Italian restaurant. The food was very good, big portions. I had a meat lasagna that was great. All the other friends had different dishes even some vegetarians which all claim... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

La Panetteria is a sweet, unassuming place that almost disappears off a side street in Bethesda. (Look for the bright, green awning.) Inside you'll find a lovely little restaurant serving home cooked Italian food. Independently run, La Panetteria is the last man standing and dates back to when Bethesda actually had some quaintness about it, before the demolition and re-building... More 

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Spring, Texas, United States
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We came here on a Friday night and the place was packed. The team quickly made a table for 8 back in the back part of the restaurant. Our service was impeccable. We must have had 3-4 servers waiting on us while we were there. The bread always came out warm and yummy. The parmesan cheese bowl was a nice... More 

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Midland City, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The cook & the waitress were both very friendly. The food was absolutely delicious, it was cozy & quite & not noisy or loud at all which I appreciate, the portions were reasonably sufficient, & the pricing was not too bad for the area.

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Wonderful meal backed up by exceptional service. Pasta and seafood dishes were excellent & the antipasto is a great way to start your meal.

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Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Revisited this restaurant for dinner since we were in the area to see a movie. Small and charming dining room. Ordered a veal dish with salad. The salad dressing was hearty and fresh, resembling a soup. The veal was very tender and moist. After dinner, we each tried a cappucino which was deliciously hot, since the AC in there felt... More 

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Additional Information about La Panetteria Ristorante Italiano

Address: 4921 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
Phone Number: 301-951-6433
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4921 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-951-6433

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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