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Best Italian Restaurant in Little Italy or Fells Point

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globalcityzen Nov 9, 2011 08:49 AM

Hello,

I'm taking a friend out for his 30th birthday and was looking for suggestions for great Italian restaurants in Fells Point or Little Italy. One caveat is that he's allergic to seafood. Plan B is to go to Carmine's in DC at his request.

Thanks in advance.

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    hotel RE: globalcityzen Nov 9, 2011 09:36 AM

    Are you dead set on Little Italy? Sotto Sopra is much better than anything you'll find in LI.

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    Sotto Sopra Restaurant
    405 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

    1. RUNNERFEMME RE: globalcityzen Nov 9, 2011 09:41 AM

      Sotto Sopra is good, I agree, but Aldo's (on HIgh Street in the heart of Little Italy) is a very elegant and superb dining experience. I prefer it.

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      Sotto Sopra Restaurant
      405 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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        mdpilam RE: globalcityzen Nov 9, 2011 10:28 AM

        Where is Little Italy? (I've only lived here since March)

        Edit: NVM, I figured out this is referring to Baltimore.

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          lawhound RE: mdpilam Nov 9, 2011 11:24 AM

          Guys, this isn't close. the best Italian food in or near Little Itly and Fells Point is Cinghiale.

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          Cinghiale
          822 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

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            RUNNERFEMME RE: lawhound Nov 9, 2011 01:33 PM

            lawhound! i completely forgot about cinghiale. it is wonderful, i agree. BUT if someone is going for a more "little italy" type of experience -- you know, smaller, more neighborhoody kind of place, this is definitely not it. no question the food and service is excellent, but it's also a "beautiful people" type of place.

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              yummyummeatemup RE: RUNNERFEMME Dec 2, 2011 06:26 AM

              I would also say that, while Cinghiale has very good food, it also prices high enough to qualify as a poor value.

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