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Pines of Rome

4709 Hampden Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-2909
+1 301-657-8775
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“white pizza” (50 reviews)
“spaghetti” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
4709 Hampden Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-2909
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hey, it is not 5 star, but it is great Italian for the price. Lots of food that is all very high quality and you can taste the proud family ownership.

Thank James W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Dont expect greatness but always find reliability at affordable prices and you wont be disappointed.

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This great little restaurant was a pleasant surprise the night before The March for Science. Our server was attentive and very professional. The food was very tasty and reasonably priced. We will definitely return next time we are in Bethesda!

Thank hansgruber54
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been to Pines of Rome in at least ten years and I first ate there 51 years ago. It felt exactly the same and the food was still very good, perhaps not excellent. The pasta was very good. We has a salad and...More

Thank Slingerrob
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We were staying in DC but took the subway to Bethesda stop on red line to experience this wonderful restaurant. Worth the time and energy. Everything we had was delicious! Shrimp Parm, white pizza, salad, etc. Like other reviewers have stated, the interior has not...More

Thank soccermom000
Reviewed 12 April 2017

First of all, this reminded me of the restaurant where Michael Corleone comes out of the bathroom gunning for the police captain, and I mean that in the best way possible. The atmosphere is cozy, and friendly, and local. The service is fast and efficient....More

Thank MaritaGodfrey
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Simple, good dishes just as if you went back 50 years in a time machine. Pasta fagioli soup is excellent. Very good grilled fish. White pizza a real treat. Not fancy and not fru fru, just simple Italian. This is one of my five favorite...More

Thank morley99
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Pines of Rome is a Bethesda Classic. The food is plentiful and delicious. The pastas are filling and cooked just right. The White pizza is the best in the area. This is an inexpensive restaurant with great food and service.

Thank sweem2017
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Although this restaurant is not "spiffy and slick" it has good, "red tablecloth" Italian food. The white pizza is the BEST around. The red peppers appetizer is very good. We have enjoyed delicious grilled flounder, eggplant parm and sausage and peppers. Good basic, Old-school Ialian...More

Thank momsan
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The place is run down, it is obvious that they have not spent any money on maintenance for years. The waiters are not very nice. The spaghetti carbonara was subpar. Only good thing was the generous bread portions and tomato sauce.

Thank Daniel P
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18 June 2016|
Response from Joanne M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4709 Hampden Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-657-8775
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