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La Panetteria Ristorante Italiano

4921 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
+1 301-951-6433
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“gamberi” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
4921 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The interior is bigger than you expect from the entryway. One side has a skylight roof which is very nice for lunch. The menu is balanced with pastas, meats, fish and a selection of vegetarian dishes. The fried zucchini appetizer is lightly breaded and big...More

Thank mmezedd99
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Had a family reunion dinner for 60+ . It went off without a hitch. The food was served beautifully by cheerful helpful wait staff. The spacing between 4 courses & dessert was perfect. The menu was an outstanding assortment of the most delicous Italian food...More

Thank msschein
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Visited with a business colleague on the recommendation of a social media site ... claimed to be a classical and old style Italian family venue. What we found was a tired, sluggish, and ordinary experience. Might have worked in 1980, but not now. Based on...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This restaurant is very crowded on a Saturday night and you need reservations. We had 4 adults and two children. Although everyone loved the food and ate every bite, I would not recommend families to go on a Saturday night. The bar Chardonnay was terrible....More

Thank srosner2
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've been here a few times over the years and my recent visit with out of town guests reminded me why I like this place. the food, mood and service were all consistently well above average.

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Arriving just a little before the crowd rolled in (7 on a weekend night), we were able to get in with no reservation. The restaurant is actually larger than it seems from the street. Somewhat older servers, a bit quick to whisk away plates, but...More

Thank Addie W
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Sitting in the sunlit indoor atrium, its a charming dining atmosphere. The service is attentive, the waitress awaits to service you with a basket of warm breads and a glass of wine. With the extensive menu is to entice your pasta desires. I ordered a...More

Thank 11tt
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

For me, is the best one in Bethesda, and probably in DC area. House salad is superb and fettuccini alfredo you can die for!! Escalopine alla picatta also spectacular. The place is a nice old town restaurant style. The service is really nice. Some of...More

Thank M2756VFjuanb
Reviewed 4 February 2017

This place is a hidden gem. The menu selection has all the traditional Italian dishes on it. When we were there, we shared an order of tortellini for appetizer, and then had the lamb shank and the veal for main course. The wine list is...More

Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A very good traditional Italian red sauce restaurant. We both really like the veal parmigiana. Substituted 2nd serving of veggies for pasta. The chocolate mouse cake was one of the best I've had.

Thank skateref
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31 July 2015|
Response from FilipoBambini | Reviewed this property |
I'd go online and check their menu. I believe they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
15:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4921 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2509
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-951-6433
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