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Readers' Choice Italian Restaurant

Who's got your favorite dishes from the Italian side of cuisine?

Update: You nominated nine busineses in Loudoun County that offer some of the best Italian food within the local area. They have moved on to the voting round of Patch's Readers' Choice 2012.

Here's your chance to put your money (er -- vote) where your mouth is. Cast your vote now to help crown a winner.

Voting opens July 23 and continues through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 17. Only one vote per user — tell your friends and family to log on to pick their favorite, too!

Original: Pasta on your mind? Or maybe it’s really the cannoli? Which Italian eatery in Loudoun gets your tastebuds watering?

Nominate the one you think should get the title of Patch’s Readers’ Choice Best Italian Restaurant in the comments section below. There are plenty of Italian restaurants in Leesburg and Ashburn, we’re looking for the best in the county.

We’ll keep accepting nominations through July 9. After that, nominations will be closed and we’ll start the voting, so make sure to get in your favorites now.

All you need to do to nominate a business is to add it in the comments below. If you already see the business you want to nominate, make sure to add your comment about why it should be included, because we may not be able to add all businesses to our poll and we want to make sure the top ones make it into the poll.

Check out the other Readers’ Choice categories in Ashburn Patch and Leesburg Patch, too.

Thanks in advance for your participation.

And don’t forget to sign up for the Ashburn Patch Newsletter or the Leesburg Patch Newsletter to find out when voting starts so you can support your favorite business and see who wins.

Donna T June 18, 2012 at 11:46 AM
Palios in Leesburg
Ryan C Roth June 18, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Joe's Restaurant in Sterling.
Douglas Skinner June 18, 2012 at 02:57 PM
LaVilla Roma
Cheryl Hutchison June 18, 2012 at 08:38 PM
Ciro's in Stone Ridge.
Jim June 20, 2012 at 02:31 AM
Wow...very tough call because I am a tough critic when it comes to Italian food and I haven't found anything in LoCo that I thing is really that good. I'll be interested in trying whichever restaurant wins this vote.
Niki G June 21, 2012 at 11:48 AM
For good Italian food, Palio in Leesburg is great
Leah M. Kosin June 21, 2012 at 12:46 PM
I had the mushroom ravioli at Palio's a month or two ago and it was great.
annabelle June 24, 2012 at 02:49 AM
Giovanni's -- great service, too (this isn't all about food, right?)
Brambleton Barb June 25, 2012 at 08:28 PM
La Cucina Italiano - love their outdoor seating too!
Jill K. July 07, 2012 at 12:27 AM
Rubinos in Ashburn
Donna T July 07, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Palio's has always been my favorite. But recently I dined at Galletta's. Their pasta is made fresh daily and absolutely delicious. It's a toss up between Palio's and Galleta's for good Italian food in Leesburg. So nice to have a choice.
A+ July 07, 2012 at 01:43 PM
Galletta's on Loudoun St. in Leesburg is BY FAR the best!
LRoden July 09, 2012 at 12:40 PM
Palio is a great "special occasion" place for us. Fine Italian food, service and ambiance.
Krissy July 09, 2012 at 07:37 PM
The pasta at Scottos rigatoni grill is delicious and great pricing!
Benny July 09, 2012 at 07:42 PM
I love the Chicken Picatta at Scotto's!
Dustin July 09, 2012 at 08:45 PM
Scottos rigatoni grill is the best hands down! Everything is fresh and the sauce is homemade. Their chicken vodka pasta is my favorite!
Veronica July 09, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Scottos Rigatoni Grill has to be the best, no questions asked. AMAZING!
Miriana Marasco July 09, 2012 at 09:25 PM
Scottos rigatoni grill!!!!!!
Helena Ezzeldin July 09, 2012 at 09:37 PM
Scottos Rigatoni is the most amazing!! This place is my favorite restaurant! The service is perfect and the food is spectacular. I would recommend this place to anyone!!!
Aya Suhail Kamil July 09, 2012 at 09:53 PM
scottos Rigatoni Grill is definitely the best Italian restaurant i have ever been too. they have really good and delicious meals.
Anna Ezzeldin July 09, 2012 at 09:59 PM
SCOTTOS RIGATONI GRILL ALL THE WAY!!!
Tabitha July 09, 2012 at 10:05 PM
Scottos Rigatoni Grill is outstanding!!!!!! The food is phenominal, and the employees are so friendly!!! This is the best place for family, friends, and fun!!!!!!!!! WOO HOOO!!!
Jordan Howell July 09, 2012 at 10:14 PM
Scotto's Rigatoni is awesome. The food tastes great and the employees are always so nice.
Dana July 09, 2012 at 10:20 PM
Scotto's Rigatoni Grill is by far the best Italian food I have ever had!
Jordan Glass July 09, 2012 at 10:27 PM
Scottos Rigatoni Grill is the best!!!!!!
Dusty Smith (Editor) July 09, 2012 at 11:09 PM
The nomination period ends at 11:59 p.m. July 9. Voting begins July 23. Stay tuned.
Sean July 09, 2012 at 11:24 PM
Scotto's Rigatoni Grill is the BEST!! and Pomodoro at the ice house!!
Melanie July 09, 2012 at 11:40 PM
La Cucina Italiano is the best. Plus they have great customer service.
Rostam Mahabadi July 10, 2012 at 12:53 AM
Scotto's All the Way!!!
Nicholas Salantino July 10, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Scotto's is the best in life and that's that. SCOTTO'S RIGATONI GRILLLLLL!!!

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