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Il Porto

245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
+1 301-590-0735
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
$$ - $$$
245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've enjoyed dinner at the Il Porto in Frederick, Maryland and it was just excellent, the food, the service and the drinks. I must say the same thing about their Gaithersburg location! Everything we ordered was well prepared, with excellent service in a wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Evan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed by the scent of authentic Italian food as we entered this restaurant and were seated quickly even though the establishment was full. The dinner menu offered so many mouth watering selections, it was difficult to decide what to order for dinner! We...More

Thank 528MariaG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held a dinner for 40 people after a memorial for my sister last Saturday evening. I can't say enough wonderful things about Il Porto. We had a separate room that was perfect and lovely. We were an hour late and stayed much longer than...More

Thank Chris111530
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

While there are many Italian restaurants in the area, not many can compare to Il Porto tucked away in the Festival Shopping Center on Muddy Branch road in Gaithersburg. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is top notch. The specials are fantastic and...More

Thank Whatsfordinner9
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the best Italian restaurants in the area. Good food, good environment and great service.

Thank Diana T
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Outside seating in the summer is most pleasurable and rivals any Parisian sidewalk cafe, and yes I have been to the nicest in Montparnasse, in Paris, in la belle France! All of the "by the glass" house wine selections are both dependable and thoroughly enjoyable....More

Thank Hanschen
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I read so much about this place and wanted to give it a try. Went Sunday morning when they first opened. Ordered a class of Chianti--very good! then the clams casino for an appetizer. The clams casino was soggy, over buttery and the clams were...More

Thank Cassundra Ms M
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to dinewe had a wonderful evening service was great the food was delicious would definitely go there again.

Thank drossme
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a Saturday night, with local friends who are regulars. Even though this is a very large restaurant, I was glad that we had reservations, really busy. We had a variety of menu choices at our table, and everything was delicious. I...More

Thank franny60
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Best meat sauce around. Never too sour. Great Marsala too. Good service. Nice outdoor dining when the weather is right.

Thank JC82010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Muddy Branch Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 301-590-0735
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Il Porto offers fresh and delicious Italian food at very reasonable prices along with impeccable service. You will not find a more friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We now offer OUTDOOR SEATING on our brand new patio. And, with our recent expansion to the property next door, we can now accommodate large groups!
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