Italian Gourmet Deli, Alexandria VA

Italian Gourmet Deli is a awesome little Korean-run deli spot between Eisenhower Avenue and King Street metro stations that offers all your standard Italian fare and even has a nice little bar with draft beer to boot! I highly recommend checking this place out if you’re in the area!

Roll N’ Dough, Rockville MD

Sadly seems like this amazing new Italian takeout didn’t last long in Rockville Town Center’s highly competitive restaurant atmosphere, but while it was open this restaurant was absolutely amazing compared to the nearby options. I would highly recommend checking them out if they managed to stay open.  

Fontina Grille, Rockville MD

Right in the King Farm Village Center on the edge of Rockville, MD, is Fontina Grille – an excellent Italian restaurant with super selection of superb dishes! I highly recommend trying them out, from their various pastas to their steak house pizza!

Rome Pizza & Sub, Washington DC

Rome Pizza & Subs is an excellent 2-level restaurant in Frendship Heighs area on the tip of DC and Bethesda. Family run by a couple that love food, so all the dishes taste awesome and are made with much love and care. I highly recommend checking them out if you’re out for Italian.

Trattoria Sorrento, Bethesda MD

Trattoria Sorrento is as authentic as an Italian place in Bethesda area can get down to the decor and the atmosphere. Dishes are hearty and delicious as well as their superb selection of wine. Highly recommend this place for a quiet dinner in the area.

Alatri Bros, Bethesda MD

Alatri Bros is a fantastic Italian pizzeria in the heart of Bethesda with creative and delicious dishes and great selection of beer. The decor and atmosphere is up to par with their food as well! Meatball sliders as well as their spicy pizzas are definitely items to chow down on here. Highly recommend this place […]

Nido, Washington DC

Nido is a neat Spanish-Italian fusion in Northeast DC with almost tapas sized plates of pure deliciousness!

Salumeria 2703, Washington DC

Salumeria 2703 is a homey Italian deli in Brookland, DC, with a huge selection of meats, pasta, seasonings, sauces, canned goods, sweets, prepared seafood salads and even flour. Really nice shop to stock up your kitchen.

Bella Napoli, Alexandria VA

Right off of Mount Vernon Street in Alexandria lies a quaint little Italian restaurant with amazing dishes and superb decor and atmosphere – Bell Napoli. I highly recommend this place if you’re even in the area.

Cafe Promenade, Bethesda MD

Cafe Promenade is a nice and quiet Italian American restaurant located in the Promenade apartment complex right off of I270 on the border of Bethesda and Rockville, MD. Very simple, very delicious dishes and patio to enjoy them in during good weather. Highly recommend this place!

Pasha’s Kitchen, Washington DC

Pasha’s Kitchen is a great Italian-Mediterranean fusion restaurant in Dupont Circle area, DC, with outdoor seating and a small, but cozy interior. Food is fantastic and I highly recommend this place! If you’re in the NE part of town and feeling like some Sicilian, then their sister restaurant Sicilian Pizza is your go-to.

Osteria Al Volo, Washington DC

Right in Adams Morgan (PLAY, haha), DC, lies Osteria Al Volo – a rustic Italian restaurant with very creative dishes and in-house made pasta. Definitely highly recommend trying this place if you’re in the area. This ended up being a trifecta shoot – me, Caviar photographer with Nikon as well, and a staff member with […]

Mama’s Pizza Kitchen, Washington DC

Near Martin Luther King Boulevard in SE DC is Mama’s Pizza Kitchen – a family run, awesome Italian restaurant with homey decor and superb dishes! Highly recommended if you’re in the area.

Italian Gourmet Deli, Alexandria VA

Italian Gourmet Deli is a nice little spot in south of downtown Alexandria with amazing fresh sanwiches, made with Boar’s Head meats, and other cold and hot Italian dishes. There is also a mini bar, so happy hour can be had alongside a tasty sandwich or a plate of spaghetti and meatballs. With my schedule, […]

Olazzo, Bethesda MD

Amazing little Italian place in the heart of Bethesda, with another location in Silver Spring, with quite the selection of wine on top of awesome food. [singlepic id=2666 w=500 h= float=none] Mango salmon is a very nice combo I did not expect, and goes to show how versatile salmon is as a fish dish. [singlepic […]

The Fontina Grille, Rockville MD

In the heart of King Farm, Rockville, lies an excellent Italian restaurant Fontina Grille. Any of the pasta, salmon, and steak house pizza are definitely the items to try out here. [ngg_images source=”galleries” container_ids=”5″ exclusions=”2526,2802,2803,2679,2666,2636,2594,2584,2587,2663,2589,2586,2700,2609,2590,2692,2581,2593,2596,2714,2592,2585,2588,2583,2595,2597,2582,2598,2591,2599,2600,2601,2602,2603,2607,2608,2610,2611,2613,2612,2614,2615,2616,2617,2618,2619,2620,2621,2622,2623,2624,2625,2626,2627,2628,2629,2630,2631,2632,2633,2634,2635,2637,2638,2639,2640,2641,2642,2643,2644,2645,2646,2647,2648,2649,2650,2651,2652,2653,2654,2655,2656,2657,2658,2659,2660,2661,2662,2664,2665,2667,2668,2669,2670,2671,2672,2673,2674,2675,2676,2677,2678,2680,2681,2682,2683,2684,2685,2686,2687,2688,2691,2693,2694,2695,2696,2697,2698,2699,2701,2702,2703,2704,2705,2706,2707,2708,2709,2710,2711,2712,2713,2715″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails” override_thumbnail_settings=”0″ thumbnail_width=”250″ thumbnail_height=”250″ thumbnail_crop=”1″ images_per_page=”20″ number_of_columns=”0″ ajax_pagination=”0″ show_all_in_lightbox=”0″ use_imagebrowser_effect=”0″ show_slideshow_link=”1″ slideshow_link_text=”[Show slideshow]” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]