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Il Porto

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200 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-6527
+1 301-620-7480
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mount Airy, Maryland
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a date night and tried Il Porto. We have become very discriminating with our Italian food since we returned from a spring trip to Italy. Il Porto transported us back there. The atmosphere reminded us of several places we went to in Tuscany and Rome. The service was impeccable. The food was exceptional. We shared... More 

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Lovettsville, Virginia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Lobster ravioli in name only. Lacked the sweetness of lobster meat and the tangy piquancy of a crustacean. Not bad for a dumpling with cream but far from pasta alla vongole or tonnata sauce. Devoid of spices., Thank God for salt.

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Thank John M
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great meal.. I had lasagna and my wife had the pasta with clams. The Other the going North rather the South on Main St. 4 stars

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Thank Lee M
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Moved to New Market about six years ago and didn't discover Il Porto for awhile. After getting coupons in the mail we decided to try it. Glad we did. It is now my favorite Italian Restaurant in the area. I can't pass by the clams linguine with the red sauce so I can't comment on the entire menu but with... More 

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Thank Retwilltravel
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We ate here twice during our three night stay at Frederick, MD. We liked it the first time because we thought the service was great. The bread was delicious. This place was recommended to us by the nearby bed and breakfast. Glad we went and the food was good. We ordered spaghetti and meatballs and ziti.

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Thank cheryl95825
New Market, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Sunday night before Labor Day, let's go out to dinner... Most everywhere we called for reservations was booked. It's been a while since we've been to Il Porto. What a great decision! Food was great, exceptional, price was right and desserts were very good! We'll be back!

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Thank McNallyRF
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The table settings and ambience was formal and felt like authentic Italian. The waiter was very nice and I ordered the baked ziti with sausage added. The food was good and fresh. I would recommend this if you want to take your time and enjoy the experience!

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Thank Mark H
Fairport, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is our "go-to" spot when passing through MD. Great food, excellent service, and cozy atmosphere. The wine selections are good and occasionally offered with dinner at bargain prices.

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Thank John C
Charlottesville, Virginia
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

We walked into Il Porto on a Monday evening without a reservation and were warmly greeted and promptly seated. Excellent service with water, drinks, and bread (with olive oil and grated cheese). I had the veal roast which was slow roasted for six hours with some garlic, was so soft you could cut with a fork, and tasted terrific! My... More 

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Sewell
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

House hunting in Fredrick and looking for an italian restaurant. Wasn't sure of the place until we walked in. We were greeted and seated promptly. The food was delicious and served hot.Wait staff were very friendly.They have a small bar.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-6527
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-620-7480
Description
This is a wonderful Italian restaurant. Mr. Cruz and his staff do a splendid job with food and service. I highly recommend it.

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