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Top bar recommendations from locals

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
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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
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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
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
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
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“Amazing mussels, fries, and beer. As close to Belgium as you can get here in Maryland!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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  • 4 locals recommend
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“Delicious food! Good drink menu and nice ambiance. Serves weekend brunch and dinner.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Blue 44 serves New American, seasonal cuisine. A neighborhood kitchen and bar created with the belief that serving delicious, fresh farm food from the best ingredients – sourced locally, whenever possible – promotes a healthier and more sustainable community. Located in the heart of Chevy Chase DC, Blue 44 was inspired by friends and family with a goal of providing great food and a welcoming environment for residents, students, and children of all ages. OUR FAVORITE!”
  • 3 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Locally sourced food for a hearty breakfast. First upscale diner in a restaurant chain”
  • 2 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Excellent fresh seafood and other Greek specialties. Very charming atmosphere with a lively bar next door called the Chvey chase Lounge.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 2 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Bar Bites at Morton's - Don't miss!!! After a long day in the office, before the game, or whenever the mood strikes...”
  • 1 local recommends
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“Chef Owner has been running this tiny restaurant in Bethesda for years and he is a graduate of the Academic de Cruisine. He got into the Local foods before it became popular. Always innovative menu with locally sourced materials for a Modern American treat”
  • 1 local recommends