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.
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.
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
This club somewhat resembles Dr. Frankenfurter's laboratory in The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The large, open space features a bar and a chest-high stage with a rather impressive sound and lighting system. Four bars are located throughout the venue, serving premium draft and bottled beer. Light snacks are also available for when those late night hunger pangs start kicking in. You can relish a wide range of items like sandwiches, wraps, paninis and sweets among many others during your visit to 9:30 Club.
Off the Record, located in the Hay-Adams Hotel, is a classy place where locals can socialize and exchange the latest news and gossip over creative cocktails. This bar has been voted among the world's best hotel bars by Forbes. If you get hungry, small plates are served throughout the day, including sliders, cheese plates, and more.
Rocket Frog Brewing Company situated in the busy Glenn Drive is a brewpub equipped with an 800 square feet (74.32 square meters) taproom that is visited by beer aficionados in large numbers. With as many as 12 taps pouring 5 flagship beer and other seasonal beer by the local breweries, you won't be short of options to choose from at this splendid brewpub. Food trucks serving delicious snacks and delectable appetizers can be found at Rocket Frog Brewing Company on at least four days of the week. A free tour of the state-of-the-art brewery is provided upon request on all working days which will be guided by a staff who will enlighten you about the beer-making process and share some interesting stories regarding the Rocket Frog Brewing Company.
A popular local late night hangout, Pharaoh's Lounge has a casual, laid back ambiance inspired by traditional shisha lounges. The bar offers a good selection of fruity and traditional hookah, delicious appetizers and small plates. Largely frequented by a younger crowd, the bar features local DJ's and belly dancing performances on Friday and Saturday nights.
Head into Rio Cantina y Discoteca and bust some moves on the dance floor. This nightclub boasts of some of the best parties and music events, that will keep you looking forward to your next visit.
Sweetwater Tavern is a cozy spot to enjoy delectable western cuisine and fresh beers with your friends and family. Affording views of the glistening pond, the patio with green surroundings and rustic interiors with red booth sofas create a warm and intimate ambiance for enthusiastic patrons. The extensive food menu comprises everything from Fritters, Burgers, Tacos to hearty steaks. A special kids menu is ideal for toddlers who want to enjoy delicious food. The tap beers and handcrafted beers, however, are the highlight of the drinks menu. Keep some appetite for desserts and relish delicious puddings and waffles before ending your sumptuous meal.
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.