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Vicino Ristorante Italiano

959 Sligo Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4705
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Ranked #93 of 323 Restaurants in Silver Spring
Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Silver Spring, Maryland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Yes, decor is passe, but John the owner makes everyone welcome. I love and always order the seafood platter with red sauce. Companions and family have loved the osso bucco, the clams wirh white sauce and the whole fish.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I love this place. The Italian dishes are all solid and the atmosphere isn't great but the people are fantastic every time. I have been a regular for almost 10 years since the first time I walked in. They welcome everyone who comes in personally, never rush you and are generous. If we order full entrees they always seem to... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Have been coming to Vicino's for many years. The food is consistently good and always served with good temperature. John, the owner, and his staff are very warm and friendly and always greet you with a handshake. John usually arrives around 7 PM and proceeds to go around and welcome everyone individually. The bread is great and always fresh with... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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139 reviews 139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our family in MD has always raved about Vicino's so we were keen to finally go there for a late lunch / early dinner. Unfortunately, I think the timing and our large hunger contributed to a less than stelllar experience. The service while very friendly and welcoming was very slow initially. The appetizers were ordered immediately and we waited. Finally... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Been going to Vicino's for about 15 years, but hadn't been in years. Just went back before the holidays for a meal with the family and it was quite good. They brought out a free appetizer and the kids, wife, and grandpa were all happy with the food. I thoroughly enjoyed the Shrimp Fra Diavlo and the fish was delicious.... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Excellent service. Get appetizers - cheese pizza and broccoli with mushrooms in garlic. Both simply awesome. Ordered mussels with marinara - perfect. Nice sized portion with a ton of sauce - just the way I like it. Ordered broccoli instead of pasta. Wasn't as spicy as the appetizer - hmmm. Everyone at my table enjoyed their meal including the spumoni... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This is a nice restaurant located in Silver Spring. The food is authentic and the service is great. You are treated like royalty when you come to this restaurant. The food is descent, however, the food could be better. I would return again for the star treatment and try another menu item.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Vicino's is unfortunately very tired. The guy in charge is hospitable, but with Pacci's down the block now I'd imagine Vicino's is practically out of business. Not to mention since Pacci's is just pizza, you could go another quarter mile to Da Marco and it's much better and fresher.

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Olney, MD
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We eat here several times a year. Love the white pizza and they do a good job with the chicken Francese. Appreciate the little slice of spumoni at the end of he meal. Sometimes the bread is a bit stale and sometimes the service is hit or miss but we always walk out satisfied. Will keep coming back!

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Churchton, Maryland
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127 reviews 127 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

You have to overlook not so great service to see how good the food is. Best white pizza with fontina on the planet. Terrific shrimp far diavolo, terrific fresh ravioli. It's just that it could take a while for things to come out. Still, we go out of our way to go here a few times a year (we used... More 

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Additional Information about Vicino Ristorante Italiano

Address: 959 Sligo Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4705
Phone Number: 301-588-3372
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 10:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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