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Il Porto

200 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-6527
+1 301-620-7480
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roasted veal” (15 reviews)
“osso bucco” (7 reviews)
“bread” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-6527
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

positives: had reservation for 7:30; arr 7:00, staff shuffled things around and to seat us around 7:15. very accomodating. food was excellent (caesar salad, veal piccata, fontina white pizza). negatives: service was slow, took a long time to get server to offer prices of daily...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

We finally tried il Porto this past weekend. Wow!! I can’t believe I’ve lived in Frederick my whole life and never been here. Classic Italian restaurant that makes you feel like you’re in little Italy. I will say the place was packed and we had...More

Thank kmk1024
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a birthday dinner for one of our daughters here last year. The food was of high quality, and each of us enjoyed our meals. Mostly traditional Italian restaurant offerings, all well prepared and presented. The value was very good, there was also a...More

Thank TeamVacation
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We visited Ali Porto for dinner on Valentines Day. The restaurant was jam packed and there was a crowd waiting to be seated (it’s a fairly small venue). I thought, “oh, this could take forever”, but the staff was brisk and efficient (and gracious) and...More

Thank BizDev
Reviewed 5 February 2018

From the person who took our reservation, to the owner/manager? who checked on us during our meal, and of course our server....all were friendly and welcoming. The place is smaller than expected but a very nice ambiance and we didn't feel crowded, even though it...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A visit to El Porto is an experience to savor. Four of us met for dinner last night. We all enjoyed our dinner selections of roasted veal, sea bass with a lemon butter sauce, lobster ravioli and grilled salmon. Despite the bustling atmosphere, we were...More

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 2 February 2018

we first tried saturday night and were told a 45 minute wait, so we went down the street to black hog and made reservation for sunday, the next night. we called up an hour before our reservation on sunday to see if we could come...More

Thank sglick53
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Eat here whenever we need a meal in Frederick. Always good food. Husband usually has fish and it is always fresh and well-prepared. On recent visit, I had a bowl of minestrone which was to die for! Classic minestrone with pasta, beans, potatoes and other...More

Thank CB-Brooks
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Typical Italian menu and the food is terrific. Nice ambiance - including the white table cloths. We had a table by the window. Service was spot on!

Thank GEOCacher
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Il Porto in downtown Frederick is a restaurant that works hard at making every guest feel like family. You are warmly welcomed, the owner works the floor making contact with every diner and assuring you have a great dining experience. My wife and I unexpectedly...More

Thank DreamingOfTraveling3
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Ilporto200s | Property representative |
Yes, we serve gluten free pasta. Certain items can be accommodated upon request. Thank you
Jon S
20 July 2015|
Response from Ilporto200s | Property representative |
Thank you for your question causal dress!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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
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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