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Il Pizzico

Certificate of Excellence
Seafood, Italian, Contemporary
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15209 Frederick Road, Rockville, MD 20850
+1 301-309-0610
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were meeting some friends for dinner in a neighborhood restaurant close to where they lived. Having never been there before, my husband and I were very surprised By the choice of the place as it was in an unassuming rather small strip mall by the main road..... From the outside you could not even see that there was a... More 

Thank theaterofbeauty
Rockville, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meals are good but over-priced. Parking is horrible. Bar area is microscopic... long waits for a table.

Thank southfamily85
Bethesda, Maryland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Il Pizzico is a living example of hidden gem, offering an elegant relaxed dining room, efficient friendly professional service, and an excellent menu and wine list, and almost hidden from view on Rockville Pike (Frederick Road). All at reasonable prices. The dining experience is well worth extra effort to discover and enjoy this wonderful restaurant. No reservations taken, plan either... More 

Thank Food-travel-joy
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hesitate to write about il pizzico. It's so good, I don't want to see it overrun. Very authentic, and very very good. Recent renovations have improved the dining room and the sound level is a little lower. But the personal greeting at the door is still present. Have a glass of wine at the small bar while you wait... More 

Thank Dnoveau
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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101 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been dining at Il Pizzico for many, many years and this visit did not disappoint. We arrived just before 6, on a Thursday night, and had no trouble getting parking and a table. Service was efficient and friendly as ever. We started with the beef carpaccio, beef melted in our mouths with shaved parmesan and tasty sauce. Between... More 

Thank lindy123
Falls Church, Virginia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been in Italy many times and consider "little Italy" a regular haunt-- Il Pizzico is real world old school Italian. Don't be fooled by it's unassuming exterior and location in an old strip store front on Rockville Pike. From the minute you walk in the front door you are in Italy. The small bar opens into two separate dining... More 

Thank Evansrl06
Urbana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From start to finish, the food, service and ambiance were excellent. We all shared and tasted the varied dishes. Everything was wonderful.

Thank Christopher C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two months in Italy this year and enjoyed numerous great meals. Upon our return to the states one of our first restaurant visits was to Il Pizzico. It tasted like restaurants we'd frequented in Rome, Trastevere to be precise. One reason or another we didn't return until a week or so ago. It is still, and remains, the... More 

Thank Heldentenor
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambience is quiet and conducive to conversation as you eat your appropriately sized entre. The food is both tasty and presented well. It is upscale Italian, not your typical pasta with marinara.

Thank Dayle M
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a 20 minute wait for our table, but that was just enough time to order and enjoy a glass of wine at the bar. We each tried something different, as well as ordering salads and desserts. Every item was perfectly prepared, beautifully presented, and utterly delicious. What an absolute delight.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Seafood, Italian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15209 Frederick Road, Rockville, MD 20850
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-309-0610
Il Pizzico features Italian cuisine offering fresh locally sourced ingredients prepared using time honored Italian guidelines

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