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Pines of Rome

) #32 of 260 Restaurants in Bethesda ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Pizza
4709 Hampden Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-2909
+1 301-657-8775
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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4709 Hampden Ln, Bethesda, MD 20814-2909
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Reviews (123)
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11 - 20 of 123 reviews

Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were in Bethesda as tourists. We had pasta carbonara, and ravioli, with an antipasto salad The carbonara and the ravioli were both classic and delicious. The antipasto had iceberg lettuce, but there was also tuna, cheese, salami, mordatella, olives, radishes, and carrots, We had...More

Thank kafderwin
Reviewed 13 September 2016

usually go there every week love the place. wide choice of good food including fresh fish ,pasta, pizza, salads could be better but often get caprese instead which is very good if tomatoes are in season. good selection of appetizers including specials of the day....More

Thank carole s
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Alway something interesting off the menu. Also a place to get great comfort food. Marco makes sure that you eat well.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My husband and I just had dinner at Pines of Rome. We used to come here often with a neighbor but had not visited in a few years since the neighbor passed away. They still have simple but delicious food. The flounder was perfectly cooked,...More

Thank Edgeworth66
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This little restaurant is a bit hidden in Bethesda, but it is worth your time to find it. Don't be put off by the lack of fancy tables, chairs, table clothes and wall decorations. You come for the food! The food is excellent authentic Italian....More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Have not been here in a long time. This place has survived here in ever changing Bethesda for a reason. Very good Italian food done right at a reasonable price. The veal, seafood, and pasta dishes were all very good. The freshness and seasonings are...More

Thank zachary2000
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Lasagna wasn't really lasagna. It was a pile of meat and sauce with a little bit of noodles and cheese. Not a restaurant for children.

Thank Amyrph11
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent food! White pizza especially. Coming from an Italian family it's hard to find a good spot for great Italian food. These guys nailed it!!!😃

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I've been coming to Pines of Rome for over 30 years. It sets the standard for white pizza. I use the mushrooms, fried squash, white beans and palm cheese as toppings for the garlicky delicious white pizza. I love the simple and basic recipes of...More

Thank barymad
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Pines of Rome is an institution. The food is hearty and satisfying. The calf's liver with onions and pasta is very special, as are the soft shell crabs in season, and the veal Francese with pasta is always excellent. I love their mixed salad with...More

Thank Ted G
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Sorry for the spelling errors.
19 June 2016|
Response from Joanne M | Reviewed this property |
No question came through, only sorry for the spelling errors.
We now live in Portland Oregon and I am in surcharge for the Italian style cooking that you all create. Do you have any suggestions? Or if I google what style of Italian cooking are you? Oh how I miss going to your restraunt.
19 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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
  • E-mail