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“Fast and Friendly” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bertucci's Kitchen & Bar

Bertucci's Kitchen & Bar
Ranked #41 of 258 Restaurants in Columbia
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: At Bertucci's, we've been perfecting the art of the brick oven for 35 years. Every thing we make, from your favorite rolls to our incredible pastas to our fire baked artisan pizzas, is prepared from scratch each day and uses only the freshest ingredients. So take your time, look things over, and then bring your appetite. Whatever you choose, you can't go wrong.
Eldersburg, Maryland
Level Contributor
133 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Fast and Friendly”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

My wife and I stopped at Bertucci's in Columbia, MD, before the movies on a Fruday evening. We were greeted promptly, led to our seat, and welcomed by our server right away. Our server was super friendly, gave us some menus, told us about some specials, and took our drink order. She was back with the drinks in about 5 minutes, and took our order, too. I had the Antipasto Sampler as my dinner and it was great. The Antipasto Sampler consists of Mozzarella Fritta (fried cheese), Tuscan Chicken Wings (with just a little 'zip') and Meatballs (large & flavorful) in pomodoro sauce. My wife had the Grilled Chicken Marsala. Tender chicken breasts grilled and topped with mushrooms in a Marsala wine sauce with green beans (done perfectly) and roasted red potatoes. This dish looked exactly like the picture in the menu! We split and order of Limoncello Mascarpone Cake for dessert. Dinner for 2 with no alcoholic drinks was about $40 including tip. The food and service were certainly good enough for us to try it again.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Excellent for the meat lover”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

We had a great meal here after a movie in the cinema nearby. The service was prompt and friendly, the beer was good and there was a a wide choice. The pizza was marvelous. We took there signature meat one with four types of meat and it was truly delicious. The big one was more than enough for two men after a movie with enough left to take home for the football the next day. One of the best Italian places in the area!

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Thank marcel dam
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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141 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Better if you dine in”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

My wife and I placed an order online for some Bertucci's pizzas on Friday night so that we could pick them up after shopping at Wegman's across the street. Although the food was very tasty and hit the spot, it did not compare with the quality we experience when we dine in. The main issue is that the temperature of the food isn't ideal. We only live 5 minutes away from Bertucci's, and by the time we arrived home the food was lukewarm at best. There is something about receiving the food right from the brick oven...

Some positives:
+The first time you order online you receive a $10 coupon (if you spend $20).
+You can order up to 10 complimentary rolls (yum!!!) with your online order. We only received seven in total, but that is probably for the best...
+You can pay online or in the restaurant upon pick-up
+The carry-out attendant will show you your food before leaving the restaurant to ensure that it is what you expected.

Don't get me wrong; Bertucci's is still incredible. But if you have the option of dining in, choose it.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank SrP100111
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Maryland
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“decent, for a chain”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2012

We eat at Bertucci's when we want food fast and close by.If you're getting carry out be sure to check your order before leaving, they make a lot of mistakes.

Visited June 2012
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Thank elg820
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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143 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Better than I thought”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2012

The rolls arrived very warm, almost hot. The olive oil with garlic was yummy. Two families with well behaved children sat close by. Unsweetened iced tea was very good and I was only half way through when the waitress came over and switched it out for a freshly brewed glass full. Now that's service. The three cheese ravioli was the perfect portion and my husband took a chicken pasta dish which was very filling. He said the pinot grigio with his dinner was from a good bottle.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank sle79
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