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Bacoli Delight Italian Restaurant

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151 Orville Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1309
410-238-1922
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 16
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and service

Our server was very knowledgeable. I had the eggplant parmigiana with spaghetti and it was the best I have ever eaten. Thick slices of Italian bread were delicious as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
jpennell
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Hickory, North Carolina
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Hickory, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Our server was very knowledgeable. I had the eggplant parmigiana with spaghetti and it was the best I have ever eaten. Thick slices of Italian bread were delicious as well.

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Thank jpennell
MiddleRiver Maryland
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great Pizza and a friendly staff . Sub were also a good size. Their pasta was out of the ball park, parking was good as they are in a shopping center!

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Thank capt132000
becky f, Manager at Bacoli Delight Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Happy to read you were pleased with our service and the food. Hope you stop in again! Thank you, Bacoli Management More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Started out with the Shrimp Bruschetta which was amazing, small house salad, which was not small and fresh bread. Pizza sub and cheese steak calzone, both were delicious and sizes were large.. Finished with the sinful fried dough balls! Staff was friendly and resturant clean and bright. A must visit for anyone looking for a great meal, friendly service at... More 

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Thank felixs579
becky f, Manager at Bacoli Delight Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on our service and establishment, it is greatly appreciated! We are glad to hear you had a wonderful experience and hope you come in again. Thank you, Bacoli management More 

Baltimore
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

I had given this place rave reviews just a couple of years ago but since they changed ownership I have had some bad experiences. A few months ago I ordered the Caesar salad which had always been good in the past. This time the romaine was dark and tough and the dressing did not have it's usual fres taste. I... More 

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Essex, Maryland
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We love this place. Favorites include Chicken Chesapeake, Stromboli the small is enough, the large is Woo !

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Thank BigBriverside
becky f, Manager at Bacoli Delight Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback on our establishment. Glad to hear you enjoy the food! hope you come in again Thank you, Bacoli Management More 

Essex
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Won't be confused with a fine dinning experience on atmosphere alone,but, the food portions are generous and have great taste.You must try the fried calamara with the homemade bread. All appetizers are half -priced on Thursdays.Service is usually above average,but BYOB. Great place to dine early before a movie or trip to the Mall.

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Thank Francis P
Baltimore, MD
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited BDIR for the first time this evening. It is a nice, casual place. We started with the calamari which was the best fried calamari we have had in a while. It was lightly battered and cooked perfectly. It was very tender and nicely seasoned. The salad wasn't anything special and the blue cheese dressing was prepackaged "Ken's" dressing.... More 

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Thank WeLoveNC
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always enjoy eating here, for at least 10 years now. a slice of Italy right here in Essex. Cozy and comfortable too.

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Thank Darlene G
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Wow, this is another family friendly restaurant to enjoy with your family and friends. The food is delicious, the wine tasteful to the palate, and the service is friendly.

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Thank Caroline H
Baltimore
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My husband and I have eaten here several times and the food is pretty good. Had shrimp diavalo which is spicy. You get a generous portion. Subs are good too.

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Thank athruz

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 Orville Rd, Essex, MD 21221-1309
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: 410-238-1922

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?