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Trattoria Sorrento

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4930 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2510
+1 301-718-0344
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good16%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal ravioli” (6 reviews)
“garlic bread” (5 reviews)
“cannoli” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4930 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2510
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was poor from beginning to end. Even though our table was ready, we waited 15 minutes to be seated. After another 20 minutes without seeing our server, I asked the host. Waitress then came with apologies (saying there had been a misunderstanding). This could...More

Thank ssgssgssg
Reviewed May 6, 2018

This is one of our very favorite places for authentic Italian food. the location is very convenient, 10 minutes away from Bethesda Metro. We had manicotti, spaghetti al pesto and pizza margherita and all were just delicious. The tomato sauce and cheese tasted perfect. The...More

Thank HankVienna
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Friday night, not crowded at all. Service was prompt and attentive, but the server was wearing about 5x the cologne anyone should wear. The food was okay; nothing was great and there were some issues. Clams casino and mussels were fine. Oversized ravioli a bit...More

Thank Addie W
Reviewed April 3, 2018

We visited this restaurant on a weeknight and found it nicely lighted and comfortable. I had the eggplant Parmesan which was wonderful. The eggplant was thinly sliced and the sauce was memorable. My husband had fettuccine with sausage and he thought the same about his....More

Thank rick b
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice food with many choices full of ... garlic! Old fashioned design looks like the 80s. Some of the staff are very friendly when others look as if they are strict officers (just kidding).

Thank komitage
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Waited 45 to have our order taken after asking 2 people. When food came, it wasn’t worth the the wait. Very average food, except for the meal which had marinara sauce. It had no taste at all. No spices for sure. After waiting so long,...More

Thank yu4ick
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Based on the TripAdvisor reviews, I had high expectations. The restaurant is charming inside and the food was prepared well, but, unfortunately, I found it to be relatively tasteless. Even the side of pasta with marinara. Bland is the only way to describe it. Maybe...More

Thank TravelBug0422
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We went to Sorrento on Sunday with my daughter, her husband and two grandchildren. The service was wonderful and it was very crowded. The specials, Salmon Kale and Veal Ravioli were excellent. The squid was a great appetizer for the table. There wine selections were...More

Thank JefF123111
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is my go-to Italian restaurant in the DC area. While I have gotten various dishes over the years, my favorite has always been the spaghetti bolognese. I have NEVER had a better spaghetti bolognese served to me in my life (and trust me, I'm...More

Thank yumtothemax
Reviewed January 9, 2018

My sweetie and I stopped in here for dinner last Saturday and even though the place was already humming the maître d' was gracious enough to find us a quiet table. The first thing we noticed was the quaint and cozy atmosphere - not too...More

Thank Alison W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4930 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2510
    (Old Georgetown Rd)
  • Public Transportation: Bethesda Metro three blocks walking along Old Georgetown Rd. and free shuttle service to and from Metro
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-718-0344
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