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Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD
+1 410-740-9903
10:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Ellicott City,USA/Epsom, Surrey
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried it based on the TA reviews. Pizza was robust in size but bland (5 toppings). Don't get the high ratings. It's nothing special at all.

Thank Connie G
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Food at Trattoria is amazing and delicious. I thoroughly enjoy being able to go and order a pizza, pasta or any other Italian dish my heart desires. The staff at the restaurant is also very nice and they always have sports on (a huge plus for me!).

Thank Salman H
Ellicott City, Maryland
Level Contributor
35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

They offer counter service of pizza, subs, salads and main course items. The pizza is really good, subs ok and salads really good. The greek salad and pizza are our favorites but the pasta dishes are really good, too. They will do catering and make it really easy. If you are having a party I highly recommend tricolored tortellini, garlic... More 

Thank margly2015
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Probably some of the best pizza in the Columbia area - both thin and thick crust. Lots of offerings for toppings. Dine in experience is what you would expect of a pizza joint - basically fast casual. Italian entrees, salads and sandwiches are good and again lots of choices. There is better Italian food in the Baltimore area, but this... More 

Thank Robert G
Ellicott City, Maryland
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

I'm usually not a fan of Italian food because I find a lot of it is frozen food, but not Trattoria. The food is sooo good and you can tell the pasta is fresh! The pizza is real NY style and the best I have had in MD. I usually like to order Eggplant Parmigiana and I've never had Eggplant... More 

1 Thank Shanna T
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Friendly trattoria with great daily specials. it is rare to find good veal dishes with past any longer, great crab field raviolis as well. Slowly but surely, the owner has added a few wines in the menu and you can watch the latest international soccer games while waiting for your pizza. When you do not want to cook after a... More 

Thank Debbi W
Columbia, Maryland
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430 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

My son and I stopped for lunch at Trattoria. We each ordered a cheese steak sandwich. They were excellent. The roll was fresh and lightly toasted. The steak was tender and juicy. We enjoyed our lunch.

Thank TooOldtoRun
Ellicott City, MD
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

I stop in usually once a week or two for a slice of pizza to go for my lunch, and am always happy with it. They have several varieties to choose from. Finally my husband and I decided to try to go there dinner - and did not have the same luck. The salad was fresh and large, and I... More 

Thank DiBowers
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

This is literally my favorite restaurant now. The food is full of flavor!! The spaghettis are excellent, super fast and friendly service, and actually tastes like real Italian food (I've been to Italy)! The pizza is not that greasy american type, but a nice flat cheesy pizza, and it is delicious! Marinara sauce tastes great, and basically anything on the... More 

Thank Constanza M
Clarksville, MD
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207 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Stopped in for a quick pizza snack and forgot how good the pizza is here. The crust is thin and crispy and the sauce and cheese are tasty. We usually get the pizza here so can't comment on the other dishes, but the pizza is one of the best around. Try it and you will agree!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-740-9903

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