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Vicino Ristorante Italiano

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959 Sligo Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4705
+1 301-588-3372
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends at our local pub kept asking "Have you been to Vicino's yet?" So, finally, I took my wife to Vicino's last Friday night (our Friday night date). After finishing my meal (and the portions are fair size), all I could think about was all the great home cooked Italian food I ate at my friends' houses as a boy;... More 

Thank cordjones
Silver Spring, Maryland
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914 reviews
577 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

At about 1pm on a weekday, I dropped in to Vicino's for lunch. The place was empty at first. After a minute or two without being able to find anyone, I left. But then as I was pulling away into traffic, I saw a waiter come to the window. When I returned, I had the place totally to myself. An... More 

Thank jaseaton
Germantown, Maryland
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153 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This is a quaint Italian restaurant, and I had a nice waiter. However, the waiter was not on the ball. I had to ask for bread and I didn't find a shaker of grated cheese on my table. The waiter didn't offer any grated cheese either. I expected the waiter to stop by my table and ask if I needed... More 

Thank Larry20874
Silver Spring,Md
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

It's not a beautiful restaurant, but we think they have some of the best, reasonably priced Italian food. Their eggplant parmigana is wonderful and every time my husband gets a veal chop that is out of this world.

1 Thank Marilyn R
Adelphi, MD
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

We have been dining here on-and-off for several years, and have never had a bad, or even mediocre meal. The food is simple and outstanding, and the prices are very reasonable. The staff works hard to please, and John, the owner, is almost always on hand to say hello. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for good Italian food.

Thank Hugh I
Silver Spring, Maryland
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221 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

We've been to Vicino's many times, but I've never reviewed it. We stopped by the other day near the end of a restaurant crawl in our town. it was empty by then, but had been jammed earlier. We were full already, so all we ordered was some sauteeed mushrooms to go. We got a big container filled with sauteed mushrooms... More 

1 Thank NoPegasus
Silver Spring, Maryland
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014 via mobile

Yes, decor is passe, but John the owner makes everyone welcome. I love and always order the seafood platter with red sauce. Companions and family have loved the osso bucco, the clams wirh white sauce and the whole fish.

Thank QSLqsl
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

I love this place. The Italian dishes are all solid and the atmosphere isn't great but the people are fantastic every time. I have been a regular for almost 10 years since the first time I walked in. They welcome everyone who comes in personally, never rush you and are generous. If we order full entrees they always seem to... More 

Thank Morcant
Bethesda, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Have been coming to Vicino's for many years. The food is consistently good and always served with good temperature. John, the owner, and his staff are very warm and friendly and always greet you with a handshake. John usually arrives around 7 PM and proceeds to go around and welcome everyone individually. The bread is great and always fresh with... More 

Thank doksmile1
Raleigh, North Carolina
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309 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

Our family in MD has always raved about Vicino's so we were keen to finally go there for a late lunch / early dinner. Unfortunately, I think the timing and our large hunger contributed to a less than stelllar experience. The service while very friendly and welcoming was very slow initially. The appetizers were ordered immediately and we waited. Finally... More 

Thank Steve J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 Sligo Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-4705
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: +1 301-588-3372

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