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Il Pizzico

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15209 Frederick Rd, Rockville, MD 20850
301-309-0610
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 195
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Classic Italian food (and we're not talking pizza)

All the classic Italian dishes expertly prepared and moderately priced by fine dining standards. The restaurant is very popular and the parking is extremely tight. Consider bringing your smallest car.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Zachary L
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Rockville
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Rockville
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

All the classic Italian dishes expertly prepared and moderately priced by fine dining standards. The restaurant is very popular and the parking is extremely tight. Consider bringing your smallest car.

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Rockville, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent food, lovely ambience (once you are inside). Love the pasta and the secondi as well. We have been here on date night, with our family of four, with extended family, and with extended groups of friends, and each time with have greatly enjoyed our experience. I only wish they took reservations.

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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I had read the reviews and thought they must be exaggerated. I went for an early dinner on Saturday. There are no reservations and I got there early. From the outside, the restaurant looks frankly ho-hum. But once inside, I was impressed. The dining room is attractive and quiet. The service is equal to any of Daniel Boulard's NYC's restaurants.... More 

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asheville, nc
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185 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I had a seafood over pasta. It was okay, nothing special. My partner had pasta with pesto which needed more olive oil. It was rather dry. With the other couple and tax and tip it came to almost $200. That seems steep to me for just okay food. The place was crowded on a Tuesday night and we had to... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Food and service are both excellent. The combined antipasto is a great starter as is the ability to split pasta dishes for a separate first course. . The acoustics are much better than they were a few years ago and the tables are less crowed. The cream burley a favorite of mine, is excellent. Thew food is worth a trip.... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We've been going there 22 years, and always had very good food, very friendly service, and an nice atmosphere. A couple of years ago, they upgraded their décor and now the atmosphere is outstanding. We eat there quite often, and the food is always very good. I would not hesitate to recommend it for a special occasion and/or a business... More 

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Clarksville, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very nice and very clean. Great service and food. Portion size is perfect. The food is tasty so it's the quality and not the quantity that you get at other restaurants that makes this place a winners!

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germantown, md
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The place is really great, but they don't take reservations. Go there during the week and you won't be disappointed. Food is outstanding, service can be a little frenzied, good selection of wines, marginal selection of beers - none on tap. Their cappricio di mare is the closest thing to a true San Francico cioppino that I've had in this... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I came here with friends at their recommendation, and it was a very good recommendation indeed. I was visiting from Israel/Ireland and staying in Rockville for a family wedding and they live in Alexandria VA. The first courses were great - their salads were fresh, inviting and delicious, as was the beef carpaccio and the antipasti selection. The different chicken... More 

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Laytonsville, Maryland
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I took Wifey here for dinner to celebrate a personal milestone. Perfect. Love the traditional atmosphere, gentleman servers, diverse menu and wine list. Do not expect spaghetti and meatballs- this is a step up in sophtication. Carpaccio, mushroom ravioli, braised short ribs, were all winners. It's easy to over order - three or four courses seem the minimum, but you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15209 Frederick Rd, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301-309-0610

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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