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Things to do in Chevy Chase

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Indie Cinema
“This unique movie theater showcases new releases as well as independent, foreign, and avant-garde flicks.”
  • 14 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“French bistro-style restaurant with delicious steak frites, warm freshly baked french bread and onion soup gratin that is addictive.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Owned by my friend José Andrés, this is the place to eat Spanish tapas, see and be seen.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for drinks. A bit on the pricey side but good food and excellent oyster bar.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Jazz Club
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“Located in the historic Bethesda Theatre, BBJ is a boon for Bethesda’s arts and entertainment scene. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“EVERYTHING (including the ground beef) is made in-house. It's fresh and DELICIOUS! They offer live jazz nightly. Get there before 6:30 pm or run the risk of waiting for up to 2 hours.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Open from 5am - 11pm. Lines can be lengthy but all the essentials you will need.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“when going into DC ( you want inbound- right side tracks- follow signs for "Glenmont". when going outbound into Maryland (shady grove is the last stop)”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“Consistently delicious asian food. The menu combines asian flavors from Japan, Thailand, India and more to create one-of-a-kind dishes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“An independent, historic, nonprofit cinema in Washington, DC, offering first-run commercial movies, independent and foreign films, and special programs.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Pharmacy and everything else.... This location also has a drive-through Pharmacy and a Minute Clinic”
  • 4 locals recommend
Department Store
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“Here you find all luxury designer brands. Saxs, Luis Viton, Jimi Choo, Tiffani... Ready for shopping? or window shopping maybe? ”
  • 4 locals recommend
History Museum
“if you have a strong stomach or a morbid curiosity then go here. You will see the largest ingested hair ball, the bullet from Abraham Lincoln's brain and skull fragment, the gestational life of a human fetus and other medical fascinations and oddities.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“Amazing mussels, fries, and beer. As close to Belgium as you can get here in Maryland!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

French Restaurant
“French bistro-style restaurant with delicious steak frites, warm freshly baked french bread and onion soup gratin that is addictive.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Owned by my friend José Andrés, this is the place to eat Spanish tapas, see and be seen.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for drinks. A bit on the pricey side but good food and excellent oyster bar.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Located in the historic Bethesda Theatre, BBJ is a boon for Bethesda’s arts and entertainment scene. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
“Consistently delicious asian food. The menu combines asian flavors from Japan, Thailand, India and more to create one-of-a-kind dishes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“EVERYTHING (including the ground beef) is made in-house. It's fresh and DELICIOUS! They offer live jazz nightly. Get there before 6:30 pm or run the risk of waiting for up to 2 hours.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Great happy hour, good food, nice atmosphere, and you can even here your friends talk!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing mussels, fries, and beer. As close to Belgium as you can get here in Maryland!”
  • 5 locals recommend

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