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21030 Frederick Rd Ste J, Germantown, MD 20876-4133
+1 301-528-6150
12:00 - 20:30
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Sun 12:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Damascus, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've never had a bad meal at this restaurant. It's our "go to" place when we want a fresh, hot meal. Their baked asparagus and risotto balls are out of this world. Their pizza is made from 100% fresh ingredients and baked in a wood fire stove. Their pasta is first rate, as are their meat and seafood entrees. Five... More 

Thank bobward2017
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this Italian-American restaurant tucked away in Germantown. I hate going to chain restaurants so it always makes me happy when I find a family owned restaurant with mouth watering food, creative menu, and cozy atmosphere:) The servers and management are always friendly and accommodating. They have a fantastic selection of craft beers and many from local breweries. During... More 

Thank Shannon F
lenab, Owner at Agrodolce, responded to this review

Thank you so much Shannon. More 

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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered caprese salad. Supposedly house made mozzarella. It was thin sliced hard cheese. My husband won't come here but I decided to try it again. Definitely won't be back

Thank Chrissy E
lenab, Owner at Agrodolce, responded to this review

Chrissy ... Thank you for alerting us to the issue you had with our fresh mozzarella on Friday night. We do make our cheese in-house and, unfortunately, the ball from which your Caprese Salad was made had been over-kneaded, which resulted in a less than perfect product. This has never been a problem for us before so we were able... More 

Germantown, Maryland
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I split a very nice meal of fried risotto balls and a pizza because we had a gift certificate here. We've eaten here before and it's been solid, nothing spectacular, but good food. The restaurant is pretty small and cramped with the seats being a bit too close to the seats behind you. There is outdoor seating... More 

Thank Brandon F
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The dining area is small and tables cramped. Food was ok but pricey for what you get. Personally u will not be going back. Seemed to much like pricey fast food.

Thank Fdl063
Germantown, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and 12 year old son both enjoy this restaurant. My son enjoys the pizza as well as the foccia and bruschetta.

Thank Moczo
Germantown, Maryland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Good service and fresh made food...like sitting outside..... freindly location and like the open mic...

Thank Ldw98
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

They have the best Italian in the area, we had passed this place by for years; big mistake. I had the chicken florentine, it was great cooked to perfection. My husband had the chicken parmigiano also cooked to perfection. The homemade bread that's served with each meal is also tasty.

Thank SLPri_14
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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167 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

On my annual visits to Germantown Md, I never miss an opportunity to have lunch here at least once. This Italian restaurant with a full bar has three lunch specials everyday for about 12$ each, besides the regular menu. The portions are very huge. We had ordered penne pasta with shrimps, aranchini rice balls and a large pizza with Italian... More 

Thank Ismailbandook
Boyds, Maryland, United States
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The Risotta Pescatore was very good and the special shrimp with crab meat penne excellent. Had the fried green beans as a bit of decadence; good, but another choice might have been better. Hadn't been here for a while and it seems to have improved. Prices were in line with the chains such as Carraba's but the food definitely better.... More 

Thank Bob E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21030 Frederick Rd Ste J, Germantown, MD 20876-4133
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-528-6150

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