Woodmont Grill is an upscale American eatery and bar. The kitchen is known for its delectable dishes like Ice-burg Wedge & Blue Cheese salad and house specials like Double Cut Pork Chop, that feature, bold flavors and artistic presentations. There is an assortment of dishes especially catering to the vegetarian palate. The place has an elaborate bar, with an extensive list of alcoholic beverages, that perfectly complement your meals. The place follows a dress code that certainly excludes flip flops, sportswear and beachwear or any kind of revealing attire. With a classy ambiance, great hospitality, delicious food and elegant decor style, Woodmont Grill makes for a good place for getting together with friends and family.
Nestled in the heart of Bethesda's charming downtown district, Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro serving the best in modern and traditional fare. Wooden shelves, ornate wine racks, and small cozy tables adorned with crisp white tablecloths create an air of sophistication and warmth. The food is equally as impressive. Before the meal even begins, guests are greeted by a toasty baguette and service fit for a five-star Parisian bistro. Their signature appetizers, escargot and oysters au gratin, are definitely worth a try. Mon Ami Gabi’s specialty, Steak Frites, is another crowd-pleaser, keeping guests happy by matching top-quality steaks with crispy French fries. This is a great place to enjoy a sumptuous lingering meal. - Zoe Pagonis
Black's Bar & Kitchen—a welcoming venue for either lunch or dinner—serves great American food, and the seafood bar is impressive. Outdoor seating is available, and the bar is separated from the restaurant so the noise level is kept to a minimum.
Voted "Best New Restaurant of Bethesda," Mussel Bar lives up to the name and the hype. Opened in the fall of 2010 by Chef Weidmaier, Mussel Bar is known for serving up large, steaming pots of mussels in a variety of savory flavors. In addition to mussels, Mussel Bar's Belgian fries and delicious wood-fired tarts, or Belgian pizzas, are a must. The tarts incorporate fresh ingredients that burst with flavor, and are large enough to share with another person. Lastly, don't forget to try a new beer from their long and unique international beer list, such as Drabo Pils and raspberry beer. -Shirley Hsieh
What once stood as the historic Bethesda Theater in 1938 has now been transformed into a suave live music supper club. Still carrying the glory of the yesteryear, Bethesda Blues and Jazz houses a small concert hall that serves brilliant continental fare. While 300 seats are ticketed as dinner seats, there are an additional 200 performance seats made available later. Come and enjoy this acoustically enhanced wonder on a fine evening.
Praline Bakery & Bistro is a fine place that offers grubs for any ages and tastes since April 2006. The ambiance is cool and casual to hang out at. The bakery has a fantastic variety of macaroons, pistachio chocolate croissant, coffees, cakes and pastries. The delectable French cuisine is much appreciated for a good meal, at any time of the day. Private parties and gathering are accommodated in the restaurant too for memorable moments. Call ahead for more details, or check out their website.
&pizza is a known for its delectable pizza with some of the better known pizzas like Moonstruck and Pineapple Jack. There are options for crafting your own pizzas as well. This eatery serves vegan pizzas, made using the best ingredients and herbs, with an ever changing seasonal menu. The ambiance over here is relaxed, enhanced by the understated yet classy interiors and toothsome food at pocket friendly prices, making the place best suited for low key dates and casual dining scenes.
The Barking Dog at Bethesda, blares out live music that one can enjoy with delicious fare. People head here for sumptuous Chicken Quesadillas, the wholesome Dog House Burger, tangy Nachos, creamy Spanikopita and lip-smacking sundaes with their favorite sports events aired across eleven TV's. The dance floor with up-beat music sets everyone grooving. The happy hour could not be more happier with chilled rail pint beers, luscious wines and appetizers. Their private room with excellent catering facilities is the ideal place to host your parties. And events like Beer Oh-lympics and the Happy Hour Kickball Summer Season set the ball rolling.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse welcomes you to a warm and comfortable interior, furnished with rich, dark wood and elegant fixtures. The finest aged, corn-fed USDA prime beef, broiled at 1,800 degrees, fresh seafood, and meat entrées are some of the dishes that feature on the menu. Enticing seasonal delicacies, such as Foie Gras, are also available. Take your pick from the extensive list of over 100 domestic and imported wines to complement your meal, and if you have enough room, try to squeeze in one of the delicious desserts!
Enjoy spectacular Spanish food at Jaleo. Popular with locals, the restaurant has been teasing and tempting the palates of its patrons since its inception. Great for private parties, the staff ensures a happy time always. The menu consists of a variety of soups, tortillas and sandwiches. Enjoy patata bravas and sangria with friends. Valet parking is also offered here.