Rick
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  • Review Count
    16
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  • First Review
    May 2, 2014
  • Last Review
    August 14, 2014
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  • Average Rating
    4.3
 
 
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Welcome to Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant in Maple Shade, where you'll find fresh handcrafted beers, creative yet informal New American Cuisine & friendly & attentive service in a casual, upscale atmosphere. Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant is a non-smoking environment with smoking allowed in designated outdoor areas only, however cigar & pipe smoking is prohibited. Reservations & "Call Aheads" are accepted for lunch & dinner seven days a week. We accept all major credit cards & are handicapped accessible.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Excellent service & beer
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2010
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"1st, our waiter was fantastic. Very friendly and kept us entertained. I also appreciate that he gave real opinions on the menu. 2nd, the beer was 1st rate. I had a sampling of the 3 IPAs and had the porter and an IPA. All were fantastic. We had the Philly cheese steak egg rolls, which were surprisingly delicious and for dinner I had the jagerschnitzel, which was good but not my favorite (but not bad for a non-German restaurant."
Dined on 8/12/2014
 2010
Special Features: good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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Wolf's Ridge Brewing is a family owned and operated craft brewery and restaurant, created as a result of our long and deepening love for both craft beer and food. Wolf's Ridge Brewing was born through the deep desire of the owners to create a gathering space for other craft beer and food lovers in the downtown Columbus community. Our goal is to build a microbrewery and restaurant that becomes a proud member of the community, where we provide our patrons with a wonderful dining and drinking experience.<br /><br />The concept is centered on the idea that by focusing on craft and locally sourced products as much as possible, we are staying true to our primary goal of supporting and emulating the community in which we reside.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Great beer & food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/05/2014
 2010
Dined on 8/05/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I had a beer flight with 5 very good beers. For dinner I had the Jambalaya, which is VERY delicious. And all this was backed up with very friendly and attentive service. Wolf's Ridge is a winner."
Dined on 8/05/2014
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, fit for foodies
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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
Delicious, as always
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2010
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Leb Tav remains one of my favorite restaurants. I had the Ouzi and my wife had the Chicken Shawarma. Both were fantastic as always. The service is a little slow at the Bethesda location, which is never the experience at other Leb Tav's. However all-in Leb Tav is a great place and I will return again and again..."
Dined on 8/02/2014
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Amada is not a typical, trendy tapas restaurant. It is something else entirely. Amada serves authentic Spanish tapas based on the earthy Mediterranean flavors that have long been the passion and expertise of founder and executive chef, Jose Garces - but Chef Garces goes beyond tradition, interpreting centuries-old tapas recipes.<br /><br />Specialties of the House<br />Spanish Octopus, Garlic Shrimp,Tortilla Española, Lobster Paella, Whole Roasted Suckling Pig (must be ordered 72 hours in advance, excluding Sundays), Seasonal Sangrías<br /><br />Private Parties: Amada welcomes groups of all sizes. Festive settings, service and menus are perfect for intimate dinners with friends, special occasions and holidays, corporate meetings and staff parties. Events can be booked throughout the restaurant and in our private dining rooms seven days a week. For parties of 12 or more, please call our private events team at 267-284-7979 or email events@garcesgroup.com<br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Outstanding all around
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/29/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/29/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"1st, and usually most importantly, the service was fantastic. Our server was very friendly and attentive. My water was always full as was my wine glass. On that, the wine that our server suggested was delicious! We also did the "chef choice" meal, and nothing was disappointing. This is one of the best restaurants in an area with MANY good restaurants. Amada does not disappoint in any way."
Dined on 7/29/2014
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Alewife is a nationally acclaimed craft beer bar and award winning restaurant in the heart of Baltimore's city center. Alewife features a rotation of 40 taps of the finest craft beers from around the world, full bottle and wine lists, hand crafted cocktails and a seasonal menu of modern American/regional cuisine including Baltimore's best burger, the now legendary Smoke Burger. Alewife is conveniently located directly across from The Hippodrome Theater, directly next door to the Everyman Theater and a short walk from Oriole Park at Camden Yards, First Mariner Arena, The Baltimore Convention Center, M&T Stadium and many city center hotels.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Great beer, good food
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2010
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"I had the hop BBQ chick sandwich. I miss the kobe hotdogs, but this was good also. My guests had the smoke burger and seemed very satisfied. The service was fine, but the beer list is the reason to visit Alewife. Great rotating choices; something for everyone. I had a delicious IPA and another IPA. One of my guests had the "Baltimore Sour", which was surprisingly tasty."
Dined on 7/26/2014
 2010
Special Features: 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 and unique for SS
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/25/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/25/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Jackie's features a seasonal menu that is fresh and delicious. As expected with small plates, the food arrived in waves and we started with the brussels and anchovy crisps, both of which were surprisingly delicious. Next were the green tomatoes. We wish that we would have realized that they were fried tomatoes. That was not our favorite and frankly we didn't eat them. However next were our "main meals", and I ordered the char and my wife had the wagyu. My char was fantastic, but wow, the wagyu was outrageously delicious. I'd order 3 of those next time! That made up for the disappointing fried tomatoes. I also appreciate that our waited was attentive, friendly, and that our wine was very good and my water glass was never empty."
Dined on 7/25/2014
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies
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*Free Validated parking located at Sky Park (Indoor Garage) 37 S 2nd St on the NE corner of 2nd and Chestnut St Thursday-Saturday 5:00-Close<br /><br />Sexy and trendy two-story spacious establishment with a full liquor and premium sake bar. The main dining room welcomes you with a 10 ft long sushi bar, attended by our talented and skilled chefs. Then few steps away is the full liquor bar fills with good selections of top shelf liquors and premium sakes for all preferences. The warm table setting welcomes our guests to enjoy a fine meal. The 2nd floor dining room is also occupied by a full liquor and premium sake bar, overlooking the dining room on the first floor. This stylish room can be used for large private parties or special events.<br /><br><br><br />
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Fantastic!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/23/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/23/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Love the sushi! It was all VERY good. The decor is very nice and we all had a great time. I would go again anytime. This is one of my new favorite restaurants."
Dined on 7/23/2014
 2010
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Jackson 20 is a modern American tavern featuring regional American food inspired by traditional recipes.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
OK= business lunch, service lacking
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/24/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/24/2014
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"My meal was good. I had the steak salad and it comes w/ 3 interesting small sides. Everyone at my table liked our meals. The restaurant was quiet and worked well for a business lunch. Our server was friendly but never came by once our meals were served to see if we needed anything and never refilled our water/drinks. The server also never asked if we wanted coffee or desert (which I know at least 1 of us would have) and she just dropped the check off after they took our plates. If our server would have been more attentive I would have given this 4 stars but service was not good."
Dined on 7/24/2014
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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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 />Executive Chef Justin Bittner'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
Always great
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"8407 is continually my favorite restaurant in SS. Weird location but the decor, food, and service MORE than make up for that. I had the chicken caesar salad, which was surprisingly delicious. The service on this last visit was exceptional and really made it a pleasant experience. Great job as always."
Dined on 7/18/2014
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Open since 2004, Meeting Place has become Chef Rebecca Barron's platform to explore international flavors and ingredients that continue to shape America's melting pot cuisine. An evolving variety of small plates and entrees encourage conversation and stimulate the senses. An open kitchen and warm glow create an energetic ambiance. St John's kitchens have received four nominations for Best Chef Southeast by the James Beard Foundation in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Fantastic food and service
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/15/2014
 2010
Dined on 7/15/2014
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"I hosted a large party (12) and everyone was very happy with their selections. All our food was delicious. Our server was very responsive and friendly. The wine list has several overpriced options but if you move up the price list the choices get much better and are less overpriced. All in, a great place to go."
Dined on 7/15/2014
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
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