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Woodmont Grill

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7715 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6003 (Formerly Houston's)
+1 301-656-9755
Today
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Hillsborough, California
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had lunch here for the first time recently. There were 7 of us, so got to sample quite an array from the menu. The highlights were the caesar salad and prime rib sandwich. Their New England chowder was disappointing since clams were too minced and it was overly salty. Portions are small for the price, but definitely quality meats. Stay... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We don't eat a lot of meat but once in a while we get cravings for ribs, and this is THE place to go! Perfectly seasoned, fall-off-the-bone deliciousness accompanied by amazing coleslaw and fries ($34). What more can we ask for? I've had their French dip as well and it's the best I've ever had (the portions are big though).... More 

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Sidi Bou Saïd, Tunis, Tunisia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite an online reservation (birthday party), we waited while standing for about 30 minutes. No apologies. We discussed with the people next to us. Same complaint. Food was average and service poor. On the positive: great live music (talented jazz band). Conclusion: Woodmont Grill ruined a bit the family party. Will go elsewhere next time.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Seating is at a minimum but the food is good, prices are reasonable for the area, and service is pretty fast. Nice lunch spot.

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Thank tersev
Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants! The food is always great! This is the old Houstons that was in Georgetown...Rockville Pike...NOW Woodmont! Unassuming and personable! Restaurants of days gone by, this place reminds me of. It's like your first experience eating out every time. The atmosphere is great!

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I haven't ordered rib roast for a long time until I decided to go for it here. I liked it better than what I remember at the Prime Rib. Speaking of ribs--fabulous-- as is the fish sandwich and all of the salads. Nice booths so you can have some semblance of privacy even if restaurant is full which it usually... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to share our impressions after two recent lunches at our favorite Bethesda shangri-la, The Woodmont Grill. The restaurant was busy both times, and the popularity of this dining spot is undeniable. And each time the food was quite good, but that's not why I am writing. My husband and I feel that there was something indefinable that was... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of four. One couple arrived 15 minutes early and requested to be seated. They were told that they had to wait for the whole group. There was not bar area in which to get a drink so they were left to wait until we arrived. The manager was attentive to the complaint but not accommodating. It... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here quite a few times. Whenever I am in Bethesda 9 out of 10 you will find me at the bar. I love the bartenders they have gotten to know through my best friend Gerald who frequent this establishment. The food & drinks are made to perfection. I still refer to this restaurant as Houston's same menu. The... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Quite a hot spot with great service, food and musics. Bar was happening as well. Had a bit of a wait even with reservation. Highly recommend reservations.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7715 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6003 (Formerly Houston's)
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-656-9755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?