Rick
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  • Review Count
    12
  • Helpfulness Votes
    3
  • First Review
    January 7, 2014
  • Last Review
    April 6, 2014
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  • Average Rating
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Welcome to Westend Bistro, an award-winning casual American bistro located in Washington, D.C.’s trendy West End. Chef de Cuisine Devin Bozkaya presents a straightforward menu of simple signature dishes inspired by family traditions and recipes. The focus is on the ingredients, culled from fresh, quality produce by local farmers in Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Westend Bistro offers a vibrant atmosphere with an extensive wine list and signature cocktails. Guests can indulge in lunch and dinner at the bar or in the stylish booths and banquettes throughout the dining room.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Fine meal
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 04/04/2014
 2011
Dined on 04/04/2014
 2011
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Overall it was good. I had the shrimp & grits, which were good but not great. My wife had a burger, which she said was very good. The cheddar tater tots were disappointing. But the wine list is very good, so go for a burger and great glasses of wine."
Dined on 04/04/2014
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, notable wine list
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Lebanese Taverna creates an environment where good food is enjoyed in good company. Each restaurant is a "home away from home," even though the food and ambiance are from across the globe. Whether you are visiting for the first time, the twentieth, or have been coming to a Lebanese Taverna for over 29 years, you will feel welcomed and like a member of the family. The atmosphere is bustling and each of the restaurants has its own design and slightly different flavors. That is because the food is made fresh, and each Chef has his or her own "touch" that keeps you coming back for more. We look forward to serving you again and again.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Always fantastic
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/24/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/24/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I say this every time, but it is true, so Leb Tav is on of my favorite restaurants. The food is always delicious and the service is friendly and attentive. On this trip I ordered the Ouzi, which is SO GOOD!"
Dined on 03/24/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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Jackie's is an independent American restaurant in downtown Silver Spring serving farm-to-table seasonal cuisine. Located in a converted warehouse, it offers a dramatic and award-winning interior design, food with a distinctively modern flair, and a critically recognized wine selection. Next door is Sidebar, considered one of the top craft cocktail bars in the region.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Fun place
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/22/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/22/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Neat restaurant in downtown Silver Spring. Service is always attentive and friendly. The food is creative (don't expect to order a burger) and is always delicious. We've never been disappointed."
Dined on 03/22/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, good for groups
0points
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Seasons 52 is a casually sophisticated fresh grill and wine bar that invites you to discover the sensational flavors of our seasonally inspired menu. At Seasons 52, you’ll enjoy a warm, welcoming ambiance with rich mahogany accents, custom built wine cellars, and lush greenery that create an air of casual sophistication. With an award-winning international wine list of over 100 wines, with 52 or more available by the glass, we will find the perfect match to complement your menu selection.<br />Our restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend. We also feature live entertainment at our piano bar nightly.<br />If you are searching for a place to host your event, look no further. Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your private or semi-private event. We also feature a Chef’s table for smaller groups or more intimate settings. Together we will create the event of the season! <br />For more information, visit our website at www.Seasons52.com.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Very good
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/20/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/20/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Had a business dinner, we all enjoyed our meal."
Dined on 03/20/2014
 2011
0points
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Café Berlin has been serving authentic German and traditional cuisine on Capitol Hill since 1985. It occupies the ground floor of three townhouses whose front yards serve as patio for outdoor dining. The interior features a small bar and two cozy dining rooms. The restaurant is located within a short walking distance of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol. It draws politicians, congressional staffer, and tourists as well a loyal following of neighborhood residents. The traditional dishes are authentically prepared with lighter touch by chefs with extensive experience in German cuisine. In addition to the regular menu, the restaurant offer seasonally changing menus that feature fresh asparagus in the spring, salads and light fares in the summer, Bavarian dishes during Oktoberfest in the fall, and wild game in the winter. Desserts which are freshly made in-house include apple strudel, black forest cake, and luscious cream tortes. The bar offers a selection of imported German beers.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great lunch
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/21/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/21/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We started with the Bretzels and I got the Schnitzel Sandwich. Wunderbar. Since it was a business lunch I didn't get a beer, which is sad for since they have some great choices. It's a small and very nice place to go. Service is very good, I would have appreciated a little more water, but they were very friendly."
Dined on 03/21/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
+2points
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Parts of Paris a French Bistro located in Safety Harbor.<br />We serve traditional French Bistro food and prepare artisanal charcuteries, pates and ice-cream right on our premise. We offer dining in this beautifully restored 1936 Florida bungalow, and an inviting covered patio, perfect for al fresco dining or lounging and a bar ready for mingling. You can choose from an extensive Wine list from both France and the new world, as well as an exciting selection of beers from around the globe. Come and get swept away by great food, music, libations and ambiance at this Bay Area gem.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Outstanding
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/19/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/19/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"This was my first time there and I really enjoyed it. Small intimate establishment with well prepared food and attentive service to match. The wine list was very good with an ample selection of top notch wine by the glass. Go, enjoy."
Dined on 03/19/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
0points
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8407 kitchen bar in downtown Silver Spring is a welcoming oasis of comfort and casual sophistication. From the sleek and stylish bar/lounge on the ground floor to the warm and rustic charm of the light-filled second floor dining room. 8407 offers something to please all moods and tastes.<br /><br />8407's artisanal American menu features house made charcuterie, fresh, seasonal, locally sourced produce, meat and game as well as sustainable seafood. Pastry chef Rita Garruba's desserts end the meal on the perfect grace note. The dining experience is welcoming with knowledgeable service in a warm and approachable atmosphere. <br /><br />Not to be missed: Sunday Brunch, and Wine Lover's Mondays (exclusive 1/2 priced wine bottle selections for diners).
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Best of SS
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 03/07/2014
 2011
Dined on 03/07/2014
 2011
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"Service was fantastic. Our meals were delish and wine great. We had the "Worthy" wine and both ordered the lamb. We recommend both."
Dined on 03/07/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
0points
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Located in the trendy and fashionable Bethesda Row, Lebanese Taverna serves authentic Middle Eastern fare in a casual yet stylish setting. The menu boasts over 25 appetizers and salads as well as a variety of grilled lamb, beef, chicken and fish entrees. There is a large selection of vegetarian dishes, too. To complement your dining experience, choose from our award-winning wine list or specialty cocktails. The restaurant is child-friendly and great for groups of all sizes.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Always delicious
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/28/2014
 2011
Dined on 02/28/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I love LebTav. It's one of my favorite restaurants that I crave if I haven't recently visited. We started w/ hommus and I had the lamb fatteh. So good. Service was a little slow even though they weren't busy, which is uncharacteristic, but they were friendly as always."
Dined on 02/28/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
0points
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The goal at Bistro C.V. is to celebrate and showcase the freshest ingredients of the season. We love the region we live in and pride ourselves on supporting our local and organic farmers. Our food is a reflection of our belief in cooking simply, honestly and innovatively. We designed our restaurant to provide a dining experience of superior quality within a comfortable atmosphere, unique to Steamboat.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
The chef at BCV is an artist
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 02/17/2014
 2011
Dined on 02/17/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We are frequent CV dinners, and are always satisfied. The wine list is outstanding and our meals were delicious. I started with the grilled romaine salad and my wife had the baby herb salad. I can't tell which was better, both were great starts to a fabulous meal. For the main meal we both had the rocky mountain elk loin, and, WOW. It was so delicious it is difficult to explain but we both ate in amazement. It was perfect with our wine: the Linne Calado “Rising Tides”. My wife ordered a the red velvet cake for dessert, and although I am not a dessert person even I enjoyed the couple bites that I was able to sneak... Bistro CV is the best in the 'Boat."
Dined on 02/17/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
0points
0of 0voted this as helpful.
 
Seasons 52 is a casually sophisticated fresh grill and wine bar that invites you to discover the sensational flavors of our seasonally inspired menu. At Seasons 52, you’ll enjoy a warm, welcoming ambiance with rich mahogany accents, custom built wine cellars, and lush greenery that create an air of casual sophistication. With an award-winning international wine list of over 100 wines, with 52 or more available by the glass, we will find the perfect match to complement your menu selection.<br />Our restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend. We also feature live entertainment at our piano bar nightly.<br />If you are searching for a place to host your event, look no further. Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your private or semi-private event. We also feature a Chef’s table for smaller groups or more intimate settings. Together we will create the event of the season! <br />For more information, visit our website at www.Seasons52.com.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Outstanding service!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 01/31/2014
 2011
Dined on 01/31/2014
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"The food is delicious and we appreciate the correct portion sizes. However on this visit it was the service that was so noteworthy. We usually get good service at S52 but our waiter this trip was so friendly and attentive that he made our experience."
Dined on 01/31/2014
 2011
Special Features: fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
0points
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