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Renato Restaurant

10120 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854-4903
+1 301-365-1900
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (10 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10120 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854-4903
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a steady great meal. I love the Goat cheese salad and the fennel salad is a star. from Penne Norma to the fish of the day, every meal is fresh and delicious. This week the filet of sole was perfect. The homemade tiramisu is...More

Thank grandmawawa
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Easter Sunday meal with friends at Renato was a fun experience with good food and drink. The plaza outside the restaurant was decorated with bunnies and other Easter decorations. Food was good, wine reasonably priced.

Thank r2016r
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This restaurant is popular, busy, a little noisy and great food. Service is wonderful- food is great. If you are looking for a place to go with a group, this works well. We often go as just a couple..... drinks are strong!!!

Thank Gin2busy
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great good, fun ambiance, friendly and helpful waiters - relaxing the minute you enter - full bar - fantastic food - fabulous find !

Thank SnowBubby18
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We were two families with one child wanting to have dinner. We just moved into the area and decided to have dinner at Renato. The ambiance was very nice with good background music, not too loud, yet you can hear it. The waiters were very...More

Thank Shadi A
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a nice neighbourhood jewel where food is tasty and well made. Service is efficient and friendly i a relaxed environment conductive to good conversation. . Excellent italian cooking and a decent wine list reasonably priced for all pockets. Most customers have been regulars...More

Thank Alfonso S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The best dining in Potomac. The food is excellent; the setting is comfortable; the service is unobtrusive. The crab cakes are always great and the veal shank is superb. With substantial portions for salads and mains, I've never sampled the desserts.

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Even if your commute for this restaurant is 45 minutes, be prepared to be impressed! To say this place is intimate is a huge understatement - nestled in a small alcove of a strip mall; but it's well worth the search. Outstanding hospitality and service...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We dined here on a Saturday night, with a reservation. The place was packed, and obviously very popular. The staff and owner were very friendly and the service fairly quick. The meal was somewhat of a mixed bag. Nothing we received was of poor quality...More

Thank mdmd1
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

You may not notice this place just driving by. Had lunch here and the service was good and food very good. I had the penne pasta with shrimp and crab and it was surprisingly light with the shrimp being large and perfectly prepared.

Thank Lynn R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a special Sunday Brunch? If "yes" what are the hours? What number to call to make a reservation? Thanks for your timely answers!
26 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Shelah L | Reviewed this property |
No Brunch. But do go for a lunch or dinner. 301-365-1900.
Geoffrey Z
accept credit cards?
24 January 2015|
Response from Dodger29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes; they do take credit cards.
Geoffrey Z
what credit cards does it accept?
24 January 2015|
Response from DrAlan9108 | Reviewed this property |
They accept AMEX and Visa and probably MasterCard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10120 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854-4903
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: +1 301-365-1900
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