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Il Porto

245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
+1 301-590-0735
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“veal chop” (10 reviews)
“spaghetti” (11 reviews)
“white pizza” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Having a school's retirement dinner party at Gaithersburg, ll Porto restaurant . We have total of 52 people at the party. Services are very slow.... I order Veal Marsala with pastas. Veal kind of well done . Over all food are good!

Thank nwklee62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the wait staff and the menu. Il Porto has been a go to for so many special occasions, we will definitely be back soon.

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back in town for visit with kids and grandkids. Great meal, everything from white pizza with fontina cheese to the whole grilled branzino were excellent, as always. Service was a little slow, New server..but, food was great. Always try to get there when we are...More

Reviewed March 6, 2018

Go at least once a month ,can make reservations,food is consistently good ,chicken ,shrimp, veal with variety of pastas.Service is efficient, and servers are attentive. Decent wine list .Has outside seating in the summer .Manager is friendly and visits table to check on us .....More

Thank bralex
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I had dinner here last night, and the food was not good. The spaghetti sauce was thin and watery, and the veal in the veal marsala was tough. The clams casino were topped by a square of bacon which made the breadcrumbs just a soggy...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed January 27, 2018

This restaurant was recommended by a colleague so I figured it was a safe bet for a quality meal. There is good sized outdoor eating area that you walk through on your way into the restaurant. Inside there are two separate dining rooms, the larger...More

Thank MrOcho
Reviewed January 25, 2018

The staff maintained their warm, friendly spirit of service with a smile despite our tardy arrival and our even longer lingering after the time we had agreed upon for the private room! This took place on a holiday weekend--a Saturday afternoon/evening--a typically very busy time...More

2  Thank karenhartnett
Reviewed December 22, 2017

All menu items are a great choice! Salads, calamari, clams casino, bruschetta, rock fish, flounder, eggplant parmesan, pasta's homemade and delicious! Sangria's a must! Red or white -- unbelievable! Red's my fav as it's a tad sweet.

Thank SheilaUlrickJohnson
Reviewed December 18, 2017

I was here for a work holiday lunch. The service was excellent. The bread was excellent and liked that they had oil and butter for the bread.The menu was very extensive and looked like it contained many of the items you would expect to see....More

Thank K V
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

I have to say that when I moved from the north I never thought I'd find Italian food again below the Mason-Dixon. IlPorto is definitely one of the best Italian restaurants that I have been to anywhere. Located in a nondescript type Shopping Center il...More

Thank Rtwodogs
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Kathryn S
April 1, 2017|
Response from Ilporto200s |
Slow cook with Chianti wine and tomatoes sauce carrots The best in town
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-590-0735
  • E-mail
Il Porto offers fresh and delicious Italian food at very reasonable prices along with impeccable service. You will not find a more friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We now offer OUTDOOR SEATING on our brand new patio. And, with our recent expansion to the property next door, we can now accommodate large groups!
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