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Ristorante Ottaviani

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25 N Centre St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2305
+1 301-722-0052
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was so excited to try this place as it has such fabulous reviews. However, I didn't think it was as amazing as others had stated. I got the Frutti di mare and the seafood in it was cooked perfectly. However, the sauce was not as flavorful as I had hoped and it was drowned in sauce. I lived in... More 

Thank Carrie86MD
eastern US
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've been to Ristorante Ottavianis before but now I think it's time to leave a review! We started with a very good bottle of wine and I can honestly say the salad served before dinner was the best restaurant salad I've eaten. At least for my taste. All the lettuce was fresh. Not a soggy or brown piece to be... More 

Thank professoreasternUS
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been three times in this restaurant and every time I'm amazed of how good this Italian restaurant is, in a city you wouldn't expect something of this quality. A waking distance from the Cumberland Marriott, this a good option when traveling to / from Pittsburgh to DC.

Thank mauriciosanmartin
Cumberland, MD
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually go out with our kids, but had a sitter for the night and opted to try Ottaviani's for dinner, having only been there for drinks before. The waitstaff was very attentive and helpful, even though we were the only table sitting in the outside area for most of our visit. Outside seating has recently been rehabbed, and was... More 

Thank splendidcheddar
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Elegant atmosphere, beautiful dishes & polite staff. Many of their dishes are locally sourced. Half of their menu changes regularly and it's always amazing. Best place to eat for dinner in the area!

Thank Leslie W
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Rocky Gap Casino and went to Cumberland for a Saturday evening dinner. The restaurant is only a 10 minute drive and parking was easy. Three couples went. We were greeted by a friendly staff and seated immediately. We had reservations. The staff was quick with bread and wine orders. The wine list was nice and... More 

Thank Pat D
Silver Spring
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Downtown Cumberland was quiet when we were there in early November. Limited parking on a narrow street. Nothing seemed to be open, but this busy Italian restaurant. We arrived almost 20 min. early for our dinner reservation, but with a smile we were told that it wasn't a problem, our table was ready. My mom was using her rollator but... More 

Thank Earl_and_Fun
Manchester, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

The people were exceptionally friendly. I ordered the Abruzzo Chicken...incredible!!! Atmosphere was very cozy.

Thank legges502
Cumberland, Maryland
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This Sunday at 4pm, for the second time, we arrived during the hours they listed on this website that they were open but they were closed. At least when a staff member saw a crowd forming at the door she came outside to turn the customers away and let us know that the hours had changed without notice.

1 Thank WayneNLisa
Baltimore, Maryland
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

My friends and I ate dinner here based on a recommendation. We had a short wait since we did not make reservations. The food was delicious. 2 of us ordered Abruzzo Chicken. It was fabulous. The fresh linguini was wonderful. I didn't want to stop eating even though I was full. The others ordered the special of Eggplant and Italian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $40
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 N Centre St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland
  • Phone Number: +1 301-722-0052
Family owned Italian, Kid Friendly, Offer Gluten Free Entrees and Desserts, Live Music, Outdoor Seating, Catering, Can Accomdate Large Parties

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?