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Il Pizzico

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15209 Frederick Rd, Rockville, MD 20850
301-309-0610
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 220
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Snowy night delight

Despite the traffic still slowed by unplowed lanes, I chose to revisit Il Pizzico. Brian, my waiter, attended to me immediately, suggested a dry red wine that was just perfect. He mentioned the venison as a favorite of his and I tried each of his recommendations.Then the creme brulee arrived...it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
GrannyDory2013
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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Brookeville, Maryland
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a restaurant we enjoy and rarely have anything negative to report however last night was little too much. Understanding the snow we have had this past week and being Friday night with many people wanting to eat here being rushed to finish and leave is not pleasant. Spending a decent amount of money on a 3 course meal... More 

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Thank Ecualand
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite the traffic still slowed by unplowed lanes, I chose to revisit Il Pizzico. Brian, my waiter, attended to me immediately, suggested a dry red wine that was just perfect. He mentioned the venison as a favorite of his and I tried each of his recommendations.Then the creme brulee arrived...it was so delicious that I wanted to let everyone in... More 

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Thank GrannyDory2013
Rockville, Maryland
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had not been back to Il Pizzico for more than 15 years. The interior is nicely decorated and one can speak in almost a normal conversational voice. Servers are attentive but a bit pushy to encourage upgrading choices. Food was good but not worth price charged unlike the former time we ate there. Sadly, we will not return.

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Thank RTBUSMC
Rockville, Maryland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't had a meal that I haven't enjoyed at the restaurant. Located in a small strip of stores on Rockville Pike, it is not where you might expect to find a really great restaurant, but well worth the search for it.

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Thank tag0707
Rockville, MD
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

What couldn't be a more mundane unimpressive exterior hides a great dining experience. Il Pizzico can easily stand up to downtown's best. This is a place that loves to present wonderful food and service while making you feel great to be there. There are no gimmicks here. What used to make restaurants great and enjoyable is what makes this place... More 

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1 Thank Marc B
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We went to Il Pizzico on a weekday night (they don't accept reservations) in order to get a table at a reasonable time. It was a great choice for the week between Christmas and New Years. Everything that we ate was lovingly prepared and beautifully presented, from the appetizer to the profiteroles for dessert. The cod dish and the risotto... More 

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1 Thank Jonathan T
Rockville, Maryland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great food, lovely restaurant, don't be fooled by the sad looking exterior. One of my favorite restaurants.

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Thank dcblues72
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Small and cozy restaurant with quality food. I usually go there for business lunches. It's not loud, nice atmosphere.

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Thank Lena K
Washington, DC
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

We ate here last weekend and enjoyed everything. The place has been updated and looks refined. The food is uniformly of high quality: we enjoyed our salads very much. My wife had a risotto that was outstanding. I had a seafood linguine that was very very good--not quite the level of my favorite restaurant in Catania--but quite wonderful. We shared... More 

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Thank travelsonitsstomach
Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Been going here from time to time since this restaurant opened. It has only gotten better over the years and has never disappointed including our recent visit there. Our waiter was personable, knowledgeable, and helpful. We shared the spinach salad (excellent), gnocchi, and each ordered an entree. The lamb chops were exceptional and my spouse had the scallop/shrimp dinner which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15209 Frederick Rd, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301-309-0610

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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