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Italian Market & Restaurant

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126 Defense Hwy, Annapolis, MD 21401-7023
+1 410-224-1330
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015

Although this is more of a café style restaurant where you order and pay for your food and then find your table, the quality of the food is excellent and well prepared. The meal is served to your table as normal and the only issue is if you need a further drink you need to go to the register and... More 

Thank Holidaydad55
Annapolis, Maryland
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

A bit off the beaten path, but easy to get to and a great place for lunch. Fairly quick delivery of counter-ordered food. Good subs, sandwiches, salads, and meatballs. For heavier fare some good pasta and pizzas. Price is right, too.

Annapolis, Maryland
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81 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

The roast beef sandwich was really good. The service was fast, though i got carry out. The woman at the register seemed rather brusk, I think she's the manager. I grab lunch here for carryout several times a month and it's always good.

Thank 4155fha
Annapolis, Maryland
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

This place is equal-parts restaurant and a market for hard-to-find (imported) ingredients and wines to suit any professional (or aspiring) Italian "chefs" out there! The restaurant menu has everything from great pizzas to 4-star fine-dining selections, including a great range of seafood-based choices. Wines are available (in carafes or by the glass) to go with your meal. As with most... More 

Thank Joseph K
Annapolis, Maryland
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

IM has the best pizza in Annapolis! They also sell their sauce which we love. This is one of our favorite lunch spots in Annapolis. Pasta night is Tuesday--second pasta dish for $1.

Thank DainyRays
annapolis, md
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332 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2015

We really enjoyed their Margherita pizza with fresh mozzarella, basil, tomato sauce and extra virgin olive oil. The ingredients were obviously super fresh, and all of the components were well balanced and the ratio of crust to toppings was perfect. Considering this 14" pie costs $15, you expect this kind of execution. Well the last two visits, it seemed our... More 

Thank llpupa
Baltimore, Maryland
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2015

Upon entering this place I was definitely surprised. The fountain in the center was a nice touch, there were stacks and stacks of different wines and a small selection of meats and various cheeses. We decided to eat prior to shopping a bit in the market and enjoyed a pretty good, yet expensive meal. I would have preferred plain crusty... More 

Thank Emir B
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is mainly an Italian market with a small cafe and seating in the middle of the store....very quaint. The food is your typical Italian fare that's ordered cafeteria style and delivered to your table. You can pick out a bottle of wine when ordering food and take it with you to the table. I had the eggplant parmigiana served... More 

Thank Steve S
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99 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2015

The last several visits have been just above average. The pasta was over cooked and the Mariana sauce actually tasted a bit burned. I have been there when the food was outstanding but recently there has been room for improvement.

Thank dwr317
Fairfax, Virginia
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130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

The pastas, wine and generous salads are very good, but you have to place your order at the counter rather than enjoy sit down service. Still, we enjoyed the market atmosphere and the wine selection was quite impressive. You can select a wine from the market and for a $5 corking fee enjoy the wine with your meal.

Thank Marcia2424

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 10:00 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Defense Hwy, Annapolis, MD 21401-7023
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 410-224-1330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?