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Assaggi Mozzarella Bar - CLOSED

4838 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5202
+1 301-951-1988
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
17 Mar 2015
“Not as good last night”
8 Jun 2014
“"..defends the prestige of Italian cuisine but.."”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4838 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5202
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Reviewed 18 December 2013

very good Italian food with a really good emphasis on mozzarella and on pasta.Good fun and really good food

Thank William D
Reviewed 30 November 2013 via mobile

Staying in DC area for Thanksgiving, no dinner plans, so we booked Assaggi on Open Table. Amazing surprise!! I was dubious of Thanksgiving at an Italian restaurant, but this was incredible! Turkey tortellini soup, main entree of turkey three ways with stuffing, and then Italian...More

Thank Bret B
Reviewed 3 November 2013

I love this restaurant and it's not because my name ends in a vowel. Chef/owner Domenico Cornacchia and Chef de Cuisine Massimo Vicidomini create an amazing variety of delicious Italian dishes at Assaggi (meaning 'tastings' in Italian). Born in central Italy, Chef Cornacchia began restaurant...More

Thank TrishHWashington_DC
Reviewed 29 October 2013

My family and I went and ate outside, the wait staff was very nice about getting us a clean table and making it comfy and cozy. We order main dishes as well as splitting the mozzarella bar appetizer. It was slightly overpriced but definitely worth...More

Thank Chelssjh
Reviewed 22 October 2013

On paper, Assaggi is a great place. They have an exciting menu and give the impression of being more than a typical Italian restaurant. Unfortunately, having dined at Assaggi twice, I found the food to be just average and the prices quite high. I am...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 26 July 2013

The owner/chef , from Italy, creates innovative specialities daily, served by a friendly group of waiters. The wine list is updated weekly , offering some amazing choices, especially for Montgomery County. Hot homemade bread with olive oil starts the meal, and is addictive.

2  Thank TourDeSuisseKen
Reviewed 14 July 2013

Had the worst dining experience, EPIC FAIL. Food is blend and nasty, and worst than that is the SERVICE and STAFF. They do not know anything about customer service and lack what's needed to run the place, starting with the guy at the door who...More

Thank Payam G
Reviewed 15 June 2013

solid food. a little pricey for what you get. kids menu is great. not the usual gross things. dessert great too.

Thank elissa s
Reviewed 25 May 2013

Saturday lunch with business associate. Pleasant servers, lovely table, excellent bread, good fresh olive oil, nice selection of menu choices. The kitchen was able to adapt the menu and service was timely and professional. Yes it may cost a dollar or two more, but you're...More

Thank ObjectiveTruth13
Reviewed 12 May 2013

We were at Assaggi on a Saturday night. We waited 25 minutes for our reserved 7:30 table. Our server was very attentive and the food, though over-priced was good. The table was cramped and located in an area where their was constant traffic all around...More

Thank john_p41003
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$35 - US$60
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4838 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-5202
    (Between Arlington & Woodmont)
  • Public Transportation: Metro stop is a 5 minute walk from Assaggi. Bethesda metro Stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-951-1988
  • E-mail
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