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Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD
410-740-9903
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Takeout

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great homey italian

Friendly trattoria with great daily specials. it is rare to find good veal dishes with past any longer, great crab field raviolis as well. Slowly but surely, the owner has added a few wines in the menu and you can watch the latest international soccer games while waiting for your pizza. When you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
William T
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly trattoria with great daily specials. it is rare to find good veal dishes with past any longer, great crab field raviolis as well. Slowly but surely, the owner has added a few wines in the menu and you can watch the latest international soccer games while waiting for your pizza. When you do not want to cook after a... More 

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Thank William T
Columbia, Maryland
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277 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

My son and I stopped for lunch at Trattoria. We each ordered a cheese steak sandwich. They were excellent. The roll was fresh and lightly toasted. The steak was tender and juicy. We enjoyed our lunch.

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Thank TooOldtoRun
Ellicott City, MD
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I stop in usually once a week or two for a slice of pizza to go for my lunch, and am always happy with it. They have several varieties to choose from. Finally my husband and I decided to try to go there dinner - and did not have the same luck. The salad was fresh and large, and I... More 

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Thank DiBowers
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

This is literally my favorite restaurant now. The food is full of flavor!! The spaghettis are excellent, super fast and friendly service, and actually tastes like real Italian food (I've been to Italy)! The pizza is not that greasy american type, but a nice flat cheesy pizza, and it is delicious! Marinara sauce tastes great, and basically anything on the... More 

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Thank Constanza M
Clarksville, MD
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stopped in for a quick pizza snack and forgot how good the pizza is here. The crust is thin and crispy and the sauce and cheese are tasty. We usually get the pizza here so can't comment on the other dishes, but the pizza is one of the best around. Try it and you will agree!

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Thank TRJRM
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Used to go weekly but then the the pizza quality went downhill. Pizza is only good if it is fresh -- anywhere. Seems the pizza has been sitting there far too long to be served. Dinner quality also down. A shame, we used to like going.

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Thank Striker104
Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I don't know who's writing these reviews, but they're either being paid to write them, or they've never left Ellicott City. Ever see those review where the person blasts the restaurant and you wonder what happened to make them write such a bad review? That's what happened today. We ordered a slice of cheese pizza, chicken Parmesan, and pesto gnocchi.... More 

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208 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Cute little place, no frills, ny style pizza is yummy, they have some great deals on weekdays! Especially Monday's and Tuesday's.

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Thank Marylandmama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Drove across town its exactly like other coustmers said. we are 66 years old and we know pizza.they workers very good clearness and the food locked good G@ L

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Thank lerculiani
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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124 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It is baffling to me that this place could earn the third spot in the rankings for Ellicott City's best restaurants. After reading the glowing reviews on this site, I chose to give the place a try. I usually favor the local pizza joints, so I figured the pizza must be no better or worse than the place I usually... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-740-9903

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?