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
With a great selection of starters, wraps, salads, sandwiches and burgers, The Buffalo Wing Factory & Pub has plenty of comfort specials and tasty pub fare on offer. Try the Loaded fries, Mesquite chicken chopped salad, Bulgogi burger and Buffalo chicken sandwich. Order a portion of their signature wings, they come in flavors like Honey BBQ, Garlic butter, Spicy crab, Suicide ranch and Peruvian verde to name a few. A good selection of craft beers from the perfect accompaniment.
Chili's Bar & Grill has a robust and friendly characteristic to its atmosphere that can be felt in its food as well. Wholesome plates of baby back ribs, quesadillas, pastas and more, Chili's Southern home-styled dinner is perfect for families as well as groups.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
The interiors of Bungalow Lake House are spacious and brightly lit, with elegant wooden counter-tops, giving it that old familiar feel. However, the finesse of the decoration is nothing compared to the quality of the food found here. Contemporary cuisine, beautifully plated, made of the finest ingredients - The Bungalow Lake House never disappoints.