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Need Recs Bel Air, MD

vtt7 Oct 29, 2008 11:34 AM

I'll be in Bel Air and am looking for an Italian restaurant, not too expensive or fancy. I'd like to try something other than Bertucci's. thanks.

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    lawhound RE: vtt7 Oct 29, 2008 12:03 PM

    My Three Sons in Edgewood is decidedly not fancy (there are tables, but you order at the counter), but it's very good.

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      vtt7 RE: lawhound Oct 29, 2008 12:41 PM

      Thanks.....hope to try it.....

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      DCDOLL RE: vtt7 Oct 29, 2008 12:50 PM

      This place is divey but Tamborino's has the best dang subs i have ever had in my LIFE! i am sure the other food is great but i can never get past the italian sub.

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        carey24 RE: vtt7 Oct 30, 2008 05:33 AM

        Definitely try Italian Sensations. Excellent italian. Carry-out style with tables and waiters and they serve wine. I drive from Baltimore County just to get their pizza.

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          youami RE: vtt7 Oct 30, 2008 09:18 AM

          Scotto's Cafe is really good. http://www.scottoscafe.net/. Also, not in Bel Air, but Basta Pasta (Fallston), http://www.bastapasta.net/, and Enotria (Forest Hill) are both great options. http://www.enotria.us/

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            crowsonguy RE: youami Oct 30, 2008 09:58 AM

            I second Scotto's, on Route 24 near Business Route 1. Good cooking, friendly and efficient staff who give honest advice. It's a place where you can go for a night out, or take the kids.

          2. tennisgal1206 RE: vtt7 Nov 3, 2008 09:36 AM

            Scotto's or Savona's. Scotto's ia bit more upscale of the two, but the food is consistently solid. Agree with Carey - Italian Sensations is an excellent upscale pizza joint. Pastas are surprisingly fresh.

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              vtt7 RE: tennisgal1206 Nov 3, 2008 06:20 PM

              Italian Sensations it was this time. Scotto's next time.

              Thanks for the recs and keep 'em coming.

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