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Renato Restaurant

10120 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854-4903
+1 301-365-1900
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (13 reviews)
“fresh fish” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10120 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854-4903
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

We enjoy Renato's for everything from pizza to Dover Sole. The house chianti is good, the atmosphere pleasant, and the staff excellent. The manager, Enzo, greets everyone warmly and is attentive; others as well are thoughtful and expertly serve. It is our favorite neighborhood restaurant.

Thank CaptMom08
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We've been here many times and keep coming back. The food is always freshly prepared and the service is excellent.

Thank TomR233
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

As usual, good food in a family oriented Restaurant, great attention ...... Planning yo come Backus soon

Thank juliovil
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Renato's is one of those neighborhood places where it's possible to have a leisurely, excellent Italian meal without feeling pressured by tables-too-close or servers-too-eager. The menu is rich with traditional and creative Italian dishes, many featuring fresh vegetables, pasta and house-made sauces. Our linguini "Zia...More

Thank Projournalist
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very reliable and nice neighborhood gem in quiet Potomac. This restaurant has been around for many years and offers very good Italian food. It's not a fancy place, but cosy and charming. Great, professional and friendly staff. Would recommend if in the area!!

Thank Martina W
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We like Renatos because we have good Italian food or a healthy seafood dinner. Fresh Branzino is always delicious as well as grilled salmon. If you are in the mood for pasta, Renatos turns out very authentic Pasta dishes. Do not miss Tartufo for dessert-it's...More

Thank Dana L
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Enjoyed our dinner here, particularly the steamed mussels. The Caesar salad was fine - nothing to write home about. The Alfredo and the Spaghetti was delicious. The service, however, was a bit sporadic and could use a little work; with empty tables and no one...More

Thank BullyLover2
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Warm friendly venue with great food ! Linguine with clams are great - in fact never had anything that was not delicious - great new brown bread - great cocktails and wine list - fantastic fresh fish and tartufo !

Thank SnowBubby18
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The food is always good--the waiters are friendly the atmosphere is always very pleasant we always enjoy our meals here

Thank rjacobs544
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Good seating, waiter very attentive to drinks, food, etc. Granddaughter had crab cakes which were delicious and I had halibut which was very good, though a hint of perhaps been previously frozen (maybe because of the cut). Very busy evening, which seems to be indicative...More

Thank Mary Jane M
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26 January 2017|
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Response from Shelah L | Reviewed this property |
No Brunch. But do go for a lunch or dinner. 301-365-1900.
Geoffrey Z
25 January 2015|
Response from Dodger29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes; they do take credit cards.
Geoffrey Z
25 January 2015|
Response from DrAlan9108 | Reviewed this property |
They accept AMEX and Visa and probably MasterCard
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10120 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854-4903
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Potomac
  • Phone Number: +1 301-365-1900
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