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4445 Willard Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-3690
+1 240-223-5427
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
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4445 Willard Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-3690
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had here last weekend with my sister and brother in law. The restaurant is nicely decorated. I had the salmon sandwich, which was very good. My sister and brother in law also liked their food. The bread was also tasty. The service was prompt...More

Thank Jim_atl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My trout dish was very delicious, served quickly enough, the wines were good and atmosphere very friendly, in a rear room where the noise level was comfortable. Decor is stylish. There is a much noisier and crowded bar for the after work crowd. I would...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were fans of Chef Geoff when he opened his first restaurant on New Mexico Avenue in NW Washington, DC. We ate the Chef Geoff a lot in those years when we lived in DC. On our return for recent visit, we decided to eat...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner at Lia's on Wednesday evening after driving to DC from Virginia Beach and arriving at our hotel, the Embassy Suites - Friendship Heights. The TripAdvisor reviews of Lia's were good and it is located across Wisconsin Avenue from the...More

Thank Soque S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is dependably fun with delicious food. The menu changes frequently, and always offers plenty of choices. Among recent apps, we enjoyed the 3 piece bruschetta, particularly the kale pesto with burrata, and the excellent calamari. The crab dumplings are only so so. All...More

Thank Gammie8
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We lived in DC when Chef Geof opened his first restaurant by that name. He offered good food. Lia's is one of several he has opened since. We were disappointed. By the food though the service was good.

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect stop for an outdoor Italian dining experience. Pasta dishes quite good with many freshly made noodle types from which to choose. Enjoyed dining outside and inside appeared to have nice ambiance.

Thank sue k
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is an elegant restaurant in Chevy Chase off of fashionable Wisconsin Ave with its high end shopping malls and boutiques. The decor is modern and outdoor seating is available. Early on a weekday we had our pick of tables indoors; apparently it can get...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Food is always consistently great .... must try tiramisu when they have it ! Plus the Milanese and the rice balls are great ! If you are there when the special is oso bucco... you are in luck, it's unbelievable !

Thank Mavro K
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We first tried Lia's during Restaurant Week and have been back several times since! Enjoyed brunches and lunches. The service has always been great and the food always delicious. We'll continue to go to Lia's for a reliable, enjoyable dining experience. One of the servers...More

Thank lovetravelart
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4445 Willard Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815-3690
    (Wisconsin Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Friendship Heights metro (red line) located 1 block away on cross streets Western Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue. Walk one block north on Wisconsin Avenue to Willard and we are at 4435 Willard Avenue in the Ritz-Carlton building. Look for our outdoor patio and red awnings.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Chevy Chase
  • Phone Number: +1 240-223-5427
  • E-mail
Enjoy Chef Geoff's genuine hospitality and casual cuisine with an Italian flair. Lia’s is a neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Chevy Chase. Come for a glass of wine, hand tossed pizzas, fresh pasta, or charcuterie and cheese, and the result will be the same. You'll be back for more. Join us on Sundays for brunch and every Monday for half price wines. Enjoy our ever-popular happy hour daily from 3pm to 7pm and all night on Monday and Tuesday. An eighty seat patio provides some of the best outdoor dining in the area. We truly have something for everyone and look forward to welcoming you. Cheers! Chef Geoff
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