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Pienza Italian Market Restaurant

201 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD
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Ranked #26 of 69 Restaurants in Oxon Hill
Price range: $25 - $100
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Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Chicago
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1,157 reviews 1,157 reviews
772 restaurant reviews
500 helpful votes 500 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My wife and I had breakfast here one morning, as we were staying at the Gaylord Hotel that is right next-door. It is pretty much the only option for breakfast at the Gaylord. It felt like we were sitting outside even though the restaurant is located inside the hotel. We were both disappointed with most of the food on the... More

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South Meriden, Connecticut, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Usually the buffets at the Gaylord Hotels are excellent. This one seemed to have less variety, the eggs were always cold, no matter what time you ate breakfast. I was taken aback when a coworker was charged 3 dollars for having a cup of coffee with me one morning from the one pot that was left at the table as... More

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Naples, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Buffet was terrible and service was worse. The waitress did not speak good English and was not able to answer questions about the selections when asked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Sunday brunch. I came here because of a group get together of about 30 people. Great atmosphere, nice weather. Outdoor dining was excellent on a beautiful day. For what I consumed, it was overpriced. They had a variety of food, ham, glazed baked chicken, Alaskan King crabs, fresh salad, fruit, breakfast items; such as waffles, sausages, scrambled eggs, made to... More

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate the dinner buffet. It had a wide variety of salad options but limited main course ones. In fact, it was one selection of chicken, meat and then 3 varieties of pizza. Dessert had a lots of 'bite size' options.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Staying at the Gaylord we went here for breakfast since it's their only sit-down breakfast option. It's only a buffet, and it's huge. The servers were nice and took care of us quickly. 3 and under are free even though it's not advertised. The hot buffet items weren't very good, scrambled eggs were watery and potatoes dry. Other very good... More

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Wilmington, Ohio
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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food here was very good. I wouldn't consider it outstanding but very good and the buffet had a reasonable amount of choices. We had a reservation so no problem there but I noticed they were closed often during the day so be sure to check hours.

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Placentia, California
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Very expensive to eat here, yet the quality of the food is an embarrassment, considering what they charge for it. We tried it once and vowed never to return. If I recall correctly, they charge $17 plus tax and tip for an omelette, but you have very little that you can choose from as far as ingredients, and the portion... More

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Rick S, Director of Operational Excellence at Pienza Italian Market Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry you did not enjoy your experience in Pienza ZippyPinhead. We are constantly making upgrades to our buffet and use feedback like yours to make these changes. We have all of your typical omelet ingredients on the buffet, but we will look to see if there is the possibility of adding anything more. I am also sorry you didn't like... More

Danville, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I ate here for lunch. We shared the lasagna! It isn't your typical lasagna as it is not layered but flat. It was so tasty and delicious! We had the apple turnover for dessert. It was equally as fabulous! Highly recommend.

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Rick S, Director of Operational Excellence at Pienza Italian Market Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your recent 5 star review of Pienza msgunn. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed the lasagna and apple turnover dessert. We hope the next time you are back in the area you stop by and dine with us again. Warm Regards, Rick More

College Station, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Our server was fantastic which was a pleasant surprise due to the time it took for the other staff members to rearrange tables and get us seated. The pizza was good.

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