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The 10 Best Italian Restaurants Near Rockville

Updated: September 7, 2022

Feel like a wood-fired pizza or fresh pasta? Best head over to one of these great Italian spots in Rockville. Don’t waste time agonizing, we analyzed millions of reviews to bring you the best Italian options in Rockville. Pick one of these Rockville eateries and enjoy delectable tiramisu or sip on Italian Chianti - your choice!

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Il Pizzico

Italian, $$, RockvilleItalian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Ema Rossi Pizzeria Napoletana

Italian, $$, RockvilleItalian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Amalfi Ristorante Italiano

Italian, $$, RockvilleItalian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Baronessa Italian Restaurant

Italian, $$, RockvilleItalian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Top pizza choices in Rockville for takeout and dining in

    Hoodline, 2019

Armand's Pizzeria & Grille

Pizza, $$, RockvillePizza, $$Rockville
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Mamma Lucia

Italian, $$, RockvilleItalian, $$Rockville
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Biscotti Restaurant

Italian, $$, DerwoodItalian, $$Derwood
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

Café Roma

Italian, $$, GaithersburgItalian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Il Porto Restaurant

Italian, $$, GaithersburgItalian, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 3.5

Coal Fire

Pizza, $$, GaithersburgPizza, $$Gaithersburg
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Why is this list better than others?

We know how time consuming it can be to find the best Italian restaurants in Rockville. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 16302 spots across Rockville, analyzed 823905 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 518 lists and articles from the likes of Hoodline – applying our boam magic to sift through results. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Top pizza choices in Rockville for takeout and dining inwe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Il Pizzico, Ema Rossi Pizzeria Napoletana, and Amalfi Ristorante Italiano are some of the highest-rated late-night Italian spots in Rockville.

Il Pizzico, Ema Rossi Pizzeria Napoletana, and Amalfi Ristorante Italiano are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for take-out in Rockville.

Il Pizzico is the highest-rated Italian restaurant for dessert in Rockville.

There are 14 Italian restaurants in Rockville.

Il Pizzico, Amalfi Ristorante Italiano, and That's Amore are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for a date night in Rockville.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for rabbit with sausage

    Experts recommend pairing a rabbit with sausage with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, a popular red wine.

Interesting facts

  • February = Italian festival

    Why don’t you try something new this year and head to the Battle of the Oranges Festival in Italy? Take part in the food fight with oranges competition or just enjoy the festival as a whole. We recommend it!

  • All in a day’s work

    Joey Chestnut broke the world record by eating the most pizza in one sitting. The new record - that has not been beaten since - is 40 1/2 slices.

  • A historical dish

    The next time you bite into a deliciouspasta remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

Parking info

Rockvilleis notorious for tricky parking. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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