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20 Distillery Rd, Westminster, MD 21157-5021
410 876 1421
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Finksburg, Maryland
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One may dine outside on the patio, in the dining room or at the bar. The chef's specials are always a good choice and are magnificent. The bruschetta is excellent, but you must order it with extra garlic!! A great choice for dining in Westminster.

Thank Steve P
Oxford, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here several times when we are in town visiting my parents. It is a great Italian restaurant. The menu selection is quite large and every dish I have gotten has been very good. The portions are very generous so I often get a second meal out of it. You can sit inside or outside when the weather... More 

Thank laurie b
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always excellent and the staff friendly. The owners and management team have really created something extra special. We often refer to it as Club Paradisio!

Thank David K
Westminster, MD
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this restaurant. They serve good Italian cuisine and I've been eating here for years. Recently, they remodeled the place and it is now one of the most uncomfortable places in town. They installed padded bench seating along the walls and in the booths that don't match the heights of the tables well. They make me feel like... More 

1 Thank AZBirdman
Taylorsville, MD
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been many times and were treated by our friends who thanked us for watching over their home and mowing the lawn while they were away. With it being a Friday night we were in the upstairs dining hall that has a very cool industrial look. The downside was it was VERY noisy and hard to hear each other... More 

Thank Jeri H
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Paradiso is my favorite restaurant. The food is outstanding. The red sauce is the best I've ever had. I'm a big fan of the chicken (pollo) dishes especially pollo valdostano and my wife loves the seafood with cream sauces. You can't go wrong with any meal.

Thank Thomas D
Ocean City, Maryland
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49 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Nice Restaurant in a very interesting building. We used to go there more often than we do now because it was always good. Recently, however, we have had some good meals and some not so good meals (e.g., tough, grisly veal and a relatively tasteless chicken dish). On the other hand, the fried shrimp from the bar is consistently good;... More 

1 Thank 07Seven
Westminster, Maryland, United States
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Paradiso's offers a welcoming bar/lounge area, a separate downstairs dining area, an upstairs dining room alongside a separate room for meetings and celebrations. Explore every area, depending on your mood - from casual, to familial, to intimate, to 'the gang's all here!' The bar menu and specials have a consistent core and specials that change daily. The menu is full... More 

1 Thank Ron Z
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We've had many good meals here over the years so we considered ourselves regulars until the last few visits when our meals were sub-par. No biggy right? We know the owner. We never complained before. His response though....unacceptable! We were treated like someone expecting something like a freebie. I do have expectations in that our input would be appreciated. I... More 

Thank johnmH7828PF
Baltimore, Maryland
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Food is always good. Sometimes a little $$$, but you get what you pay for I think. I'd rather pay to have a good meal, good wait staff and good company.

Thank mb h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Distillery Rd, Westminster, MD 21157-5021
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Westminster
  • Phone Number: 410 876 1421

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