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7921 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2501
+1 301-654-9496
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (33 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7921 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2501
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Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Got into town after lunch, due to flight, and was seeking a lunch stop. Olazzo was within walking distance. They do close at 2:30, but it's a good stop to eat. Had the penne pasta and meatball - it was ok, but lacked depth of...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed October 13, 2015

We went for a birthday lunch with 10 people and it was just we wanted: good food, stress free in a quaint restaurant.

Thank Custer2013
Reviewed October 9, 2015

My husband and I ate there while visiting Bethesda for the weekend. The restaurant was recommended to us by friends who live in Bethesda. We arrived at 6:30 without a reservation and we were able to be seated immediately. The service was good and the...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed the food and decor of this restaurant. The menu is innovative but also features classic italian dishes with quality ingredients.

Thank Rasheda V
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Great fried calmari! Good Italian food...loved the Chicken Cardinale. It's in the heart of Bethesda's restaurant district so it was fun to sit outside and people watch. Friendly staff and great service.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed September 2, 2015

Olazzo has the best pasta dishes in this neighborhood. As an Italian restaurant I generally expect more than pasta and sandwich options - there really are no other entrees, so the menu is a little limiting. Still, the food is great!

Thank Lauren P
Reviewed September 1, 2015

I was surprised the restaurant was not crowded on a Sunday and worried the food would not be the best. Then, I was surprised that everyone in our family party of seven, ranging from 5 to 70 years old, loved their dinner. The food and...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Upon arrival we noted that the place was virtually empty, which was ok, since we didn't want to wait. Considering it was a Monday evening, it was expected. Servers were friendly and cheerful. The hostess informed us about the specials before we got water out...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Fabu fabu! Everything is great! Eggplant is fantastic. I don't know why more people don't know about this place. It's awesome! Italian at its best!

Thank Frankie S
Reviewed August 22, 2015

We take out from Olazzo nearly every week. The food is exceptional, even when it arrives home.Take out entrees seem to always be accompanied by a salad and fresh bread. On the occasions we have eaten at the Restaurant, service is always friendly, relaxed and...More

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December 27, 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7921 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2501
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-654-9496
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