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Bacoli Delight Italian Restaurant

151 Orville Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1309
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Ranked #2 of 62 restaurants in Essex
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jun 28, 2014
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is our favorite Italian food. We often get the specials and have tried many of the entrees. It is a hidden gem for casual Italian food. Give it a try! We have had the Calzones ... Spaghetti.... Bruschetta..... Pizza..... Meatballs. Tonight we had tortellini in Alfredo sauce with Italian sausage and roasted red peppers. The cream of crab soup... More

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Essex, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My wife and I have been here only a few times. Each time has been a good one. Good food, good friendly and speedy service. Certainly a nice place to go out to eat.

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Essex, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Awesome food, great portions, excellent service, made from scratch recipes and great service!! Very clean!!! What else is there to want.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is definitely our go to restaurant when we want a good italian meal. The Chicken Chesapeake dinner is to die for and if you go on Satuday it's onlt $12.99!! Regular price is $19.99 but for what you get it's definitely worth it. 2 plump chicken breasts, shrimp and lump crab meat with a sauce that leaves you wanting... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I'll keep this simple. This place doesn't make anything that isn't good. The prices are very reasonable, and the scenery and atmosphere is very laid back. If you are in the area and hungry for italian food (dine in or carry out), I would definitely check this place out (I wouldn't waste your time at Pizza John's, although everyone in... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

If you're looking for tasty Italian food in the Essex/Middle River area, IMHO this is your best bet. As much as I love the nearby community stalwart Pizza Johns, I think the food at Bacoli's is simply tastier. It's also more relaxing as it's more of a traditional style restaurant versus Pizza John's somewhat chaotic and noisier cafeteria style. Although... More

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Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

My husband & I had the Shrimp Marinara, it was excellent, The serving size was perfect, the shrimp were large and the sauce just right, they give you fresh hot homebaked Italian bread and a refillable softdrink. Good meal for the money, service has always been attentive. Never had a bad meal or poor service there.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

Our bicycle club (casual riders, mostly seniors), stopped in for lunch one weekday. We all liked what we got and we got more then we could finish. For twelve people, to all like it, that's saying a lot. In fact we've been bugging the leader to take us back.

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Baltimore, MD
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2011

Great pizza! Good selection of appetizers and a varied menu for the whole family. Don't let the location or the strip mall appearance fool you. There is some serious love being created by the cooks in this kitchen. Generous portions, I dare you to finish all of your meal. Tip - ask your server if there are any homemade cookies... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2011 via mobile

Have never gotten anything here I didn't like. My last trip here I had Fettecini Alfredo with Shrimp, in a lunch portion size. The feed was excellent and the lunch portion was so large, I bought home the remainder of my lunch and had it for dinner the following night. My husband had a Calzone that was so large he... More

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