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.
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.
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
Russia House Restaurant manages to take you on a journey across Russia through a platter of food. With fare that is as inspiring as creative, Russia House Restaurant serves authentic Russian Cuisine to patrons with diverse appetites. The restaurant's interiors are a reminder of luxurious standards, complete with bright ocher walls and princely furniture. In another section, the murals on the walls showcase a different aspect of Russian culture. Staying true to Russia's identity, this specialty restaurant boasts of an exclusive Vodka menu. Service is courteous and always around to uplift your East European experience.
Located in a building with a certain Victorian appeal, Zeffirelli Ristorante Italiano is the embodiment of fine Italian dining. The decor is a simple affair with an old charm to it. The atmosphere lets worldly romance thrive along with the romance of the taste buds. Signature Veal Chops and linguine are the highlights of the culinary creativity that dwells here. A stellar wine selection of Tuscan roots also feature, which goes along rather well with the decadently rich food on offer.
Nestled on the Elden Street, Mellow Mushroom is the answer to your prayers if you are craving for scrumptious pizzas loaded with delectable toppings. Their friendly ambiance and prompt service have gained themselves a cult following in the area. Their generously topped pizzas and chilled beers are a perfect combination. Patrons can enjoy a hearty meal in pocket-friendly prices at this restaurant. Choose to sit on their beautifully laid out terrace in warmer weather and enjoy people watching along with your toothsome meals.
Charcoal Kabab is a casual Middle-Eastern restaurant which serves a range of delicious kababs. Other Middle Eastern curry dishes as well as combos can also be found here. Just grab some delicious food from the counter and dig in.
Open all day, every day, Amphora Diner Deluxe has in excess of 350 delicious menu items for you and your family to enjoy. This casual eatery offers you scrumptious preparations created from the freshest ingredients, and a drinks list featuring wine, beer and cocktails is also offered. You can start your day with red velvet pancakes and the Amphora omelet, build your favorite burger for lunch, and enjoy a grand plate of Cajun rib-eye with mango salsa for dinner!