Best Bethesda, Maryland Restaurants

Bethesda, Maryland has many fine restaurants offering a wide range of cuisine from contemporary American to Mediterranean, to French or Latin American fare. Here is a guide to Bethesda's best restaurants. (Listed in alphabetical order)

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Bistro Provence

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4933 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD (301) 656-7373. Located in the heart of Bethesda, the French restaurant focuses on cuisine from the south of France.

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Blacks Bar and Kitchen

7750 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD (301) 652-5525. The modern upscale restaurant features a creative menu of fresh seafood, quality meats and local and seasonal ingredients.

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Grapeseed American Bistro

4865-C Cordell Ave. Bethesda, MD (301) 986-9592. The modern American restaurant features an extensive wine list and pairs a recommended wine with each dish on the menu.

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Guardado's Restaurant

4918 Del Ray Ave. Bethesda, MD (301) 986-4920. The casual Bethesda restaurant serves an extensive selection of authentic Spanish and Latin American cuisine.

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Jaleo Bethesda

7271 Woodmont Avenue Bethesda, MD (301) 913-0003. The elegant Spanish tapas restaurant offers great food and a festive ambiance.

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Mon Ami Gabi

7239 Woodmont Ave. Bethesda, MD (301) 654-1234. The French Bistro is located in the heart of Bethesda and offers live jazz on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

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Mussel Bar

7262 Woodmont Avenue Bethesda, MD (301) 215-7817. The restaurant serves mussels & frites, Belgian pizzas, salads, soups, and sandwiches.

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Oakville Grille & Wine Bar

10257 Old Georgetown Road North Bethesda, MD (301) 897-9100. The contemporary American restaurant offers an extensive wine list of more than 120 wines.

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Passage to India

4931 Cordell Avenue Bethesda, MD (301) 656-3373. The restaurant showcases Indian cuisine made with local ingredients and home made spices.

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Persimmon Restaurant

7003 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD (301) 654-9860. The fine dining restaurant serves contemporary American cuisine in an elegant atmosphere.

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RAKU Bethesda

7420 Woodmont Ave. Bethesda, MD (301) 718-8680. The popular restaurant specializes in Sushi and Sake and offers a selection of Asian dishes.

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Redwood Restaurant & Bar

7121 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda, MD. (301) 656-5515. Redwood highlights ingredients of the Mid-Atlantic region using wood-grilled and wood-oven based cooking methods. The menu includes a variety of dishes including seafood, chicken, beef and vegetarian options. Located in Bethesda Row, the restaurant has a nice patio for outdoor dining.

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True Food Kitchen

7100 Wisconsin Ave. Bethesda, MD. (240) 565-3855. Dr. Andrew Weil, a best-selling author, brings his healthy living restaurant concept to life featuring delicious dishes that are inspired by an anti-inflammatory diet. The vibrant dining room with an open kitchen brings guests close to the culinary craft.