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245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
13015900735
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Il Porto offers fresh and delicious Italian food at very reasonable prices...
Il Porto offers fresh and delicious Italian food at very reasonable prices along with impeccable service. You will not find a more friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We now offer OUTDOOR SEATING on our brand new patio. And, with our recent expansion to the property next door, we can now accommodate large groups!
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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good but with one upsetting ending

We live nearby and were looking to try a new restaurant. Based on the tripadvisor reviews, we chose Il Porto. All of the reviews were spot on. There seemed to be a large following of "regulars" that were called by name, the food was delicious, the home made bread was awesome, the portions were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
caroleena5
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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  • Large groups
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We live nearby and were looking to try a new restaurant. Based on the tripadvisor reviews, we chose Il Porto. All of the reviews were spot on. There seemed to be a large following of "regulars" that were called by name, the food was delicious, the home made bread was awesome, the portions were plentiful, and the prices were fair.... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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205 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Il Porto is a reliably good,old school Italian restaurant that never disappoints. the white pizza is great, the prices are reasonable, they have a decent selection of wines and plenty of choices on the menu. specials are good and the veal chop is great. now that they have expanded, you shouldn't have to wait regardless the size of your party.

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Bethesda, MD
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My wife and I had dinner at Il Porto before going to the theater at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn and greatly enjoyed the experience. The menu is quite similar to the menu at one of our favorite restaurants in Bethesda -- Pines of Rome -- which is understandable since the owner once worked there. The indoor part of the restaurant... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have had the eggplant parmigiana and the cheese ravioli. Both are delicious and it is easy to tell they are homemade. This is my favorite Italian place.

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been to Il Porto on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed. A big plus is that the food is moderately priced, resulting in a terrific value. I ordered the chicken marsala which is always delicious. However, this time I went with my family and my son-in-law ordered the veal chop. He is a very discerning eater so... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We held our engagement dinner here with about 12 people. We ordered dishes family style. We liked all of our dishes and had to order more because they were so popular around the table. They served us complimentary champagne and kept a server for our table most of the night. The restaurant was so accomodating and welcoming. We originally chose... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We heard a lot about Il Porto and decided to have dinner with friends Its located in a shopping strip mall. Inside it looks like it has expanded twice into adjoining former business space- each space having its own décor. There seems to be a strong following of customers that frequent Il Porto noted by the owner greeting people by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We've been enjoying Il Porto for years - it's a fav. Lunch and dinner menus are moderately priced and Blue pack coupons can be used Sun-Thurs.

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Montgomery Village, Maryland
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222 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Best bets are the spaghetti carbonara, the sausage with peppers & spaghetti, chicken Romano, chicken Parmigiana (14.50) and the salmon fillet (about 18.50). Three low priced but exceptional values by the glass wines are the red Montepulciano (6.50) and the white bubbly Prosecco Zonin Split (8.00) enough for two small flutes, and the Chianti Classico Gabiano (8.50). A regular sized... More 

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Philadelphia, PA
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 via mobile

I really enjoy this restaurant. Great food and comfortable atmosphere. I've been dining here for many years and have always had a great meal. Fresh bread, great chicken and veal dishes, fresh pasta. Never made it to dessert. Reasonably priced.

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Additional Information about Il Porto

Address: 245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
Phone Number: 13015900735
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: 13015900735

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

Description

Il Porto offers fresh and delicious Italian food at very reasonable prices along with impeccable service. You will not find a more friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We now offer OUTDOOR SEATING on our brand new patio. And, with our recent expansion to the property next door, we can now accommodate large groups!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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