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Lia’s

4435 Willard Ave. Send to Phone
240-223-5427 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Neighborhood Italian restaurant from chef Geoffrey Tracy.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Valet parking (evenings)
  • Dress code: Casual dressy
  • Full bar
  • Reservations suggested

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Lia’s Restaurant Review

: The chef behind the scenes is the everywhere guy, chef Geoffrey Tracy, of DC eateries Chef Geoff’s Downtown and Chef Geoff’s Uptown. He’s branched out into the ’burbs to offer a family-style, Italian-themed restaurant that absolutely bubbles with gatherings and friendly chatter. Divided into two dining rooms and a bar area, Lia’s sets a neighborly tone: the friendly staff gets you settled and fed with sure-footed ease. We also like the menu choices, with enough low- and high-cal options to satisfy the whole crew. Try the entrée of crispy calamari Caesar salad, or the house special steamed mussels; for those who want to go whole hog, Lia’s (well, chef Geoff) offers plenty of pizza choices, hearty pastas, two risottos (think quail or saffron with seafood), sandwiches, and serious meat and seafood entrées. And note that few Italian places around town take the time and effort to offer Italian cheesecake made with ricotta, and that’s one of Lia’s special desserts.

User Ratings & Reviews for Lia’s
Average rating    5
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Only at Lia's
by thisiseve on Mon Mar 28, 2011 10:26 am
 
I wasn't a big fan of Italian Food, but at Lia's I fell in love with anything Italian. I am particularly fond of their salads, sandwiches and pasta. They have a wide selection of dishes which are to die for. I love the saffron risotto shrimp, mussels, calamari and zucchini for only 24.95. For pasta choices, I would usually choose wild mushroom ravioli with arugula or the spaghetti and meatballs with ricotta. Yummy!! All of these are reasonably priced. I make a point to dine at Lia's sometimes by myself or with a group of friends at least 3 times monthly. I'll never get tired of their food.
 
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