DowntownGal
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  • Review Count
    7
  • Helpfulness Votes
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  • First Review
    June 9, 2014
  • Last Review
    September 23, 2014
  • Featured Reviews
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  • Average Rating
    3.4
 
 
DowntownGal's Reviews
 
Stoney River is an upscale casual dining steakhouse, specializing in hand-cut steaks and gourmet entrees, served in a sophisticated atmosphere by professional servers. Guests can enjoy diverse menu offerings such as Center-cut Filets, Bone-in Rib-eye’s or a Classic NY Strip. Not in the mood for a steak? Stoney River offers fresh seafood selections, signature salads and house specialties. Whether relaxing at the bar or dining in the comfortable atmosphere, enjoy a hand-crafted cocktail, local draft beer or glass of wine from our boutique wine list. Our goal is to provide you with the finest culinary experience that exceeds your expectations.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2006
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"We stopped with friends for dinner at Stoney River following a Navy football game and we had a great experience. The service was exceptional. It was very busy and I was so glad that I had made reservations via Open Table. It is definitely a special occasion type of place because it is pricey. The food was very good - with some awesome little dinner rolls - that are hard to stop eating. My husband said his filet was terrific. I had the Asian salmon - very generous portion - fabulous flavor. Overall - it was outstanding and we would definitely return."
Dined on 9/20/2014
 2006
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Established in 2006, Manoli Canoli is a family owned and operated, full-service, dining and carry-out restaurant. The proud owner, Stavros Manolakos, along with his wife’s culinary expertise, has perfected the menu to offer the best homemade, mouthwatering, Italian and Greek dishes. Combining old-world charm with some modern-day culinary masterpieces it is a truly unique dining experience for the whole family! Our friendly, experienced staff, with our quality Italian and Greek food, including wonderful gourmet hand tossed New York style pizza pies, scrumptious, hand- made daily mozzarella, imported olive oil and olives from the owner’s orchard in Sparta, Greece, has made Manoli Canoli a popular dining neighborhood destination in the Chevy Chase area .
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Just So-So
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2006
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"After reading several reviews, my husband and I stopped for dinner at Manoli Canoli - and we were not overly impressed. I think this place does more take out service than dine in - only about 10 tables in the place - pretty uncomfortable at that. If you are looking for a nice eat-in Italian experience - this would not fit your needs. While the food was good - it was not great - and overall we would not return."
Dined on 8/31/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Established in 1856, Old Ebbitt Grill is the oldest dining saloon in Washington, DC. Across from the White House, Old Ebbitt serves American Cuisine, and offers the largest selection of oysters in DC. Open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night dining, and Saturday and Sunday Brunch. Casual dining with service to locals and visitors alike.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Disappointing Experience
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 8/27/2014
 2006
Dined on 8/27/2014
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"This was not my first time dining at Old Ebbitt Grill - but it may have been my last. I took a friend to celebrate their birthday - expecting a great experience. Unfortunately, our wait staff person did not provide timely attention and it appeared that we were more a disruption to her day than welcomed guests. Granted, this was lunch time in downtown D.C. and the restaurant was full - however, it took a very long time to get our meals. I had the Atlantic salmon and some type of vegetable mix. The salmon was very bland and the vegetable mix of zucchini, onions, olives, and grilled corn was minced small and was too oily and overcooked. The menu definitely needs to offer healthier options."
Dined on 8/27/2014
 2006
Special Features: good for groups, great for lunch
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Why would a restaurant born and raised in Massachusetts open a location in Woodbridge, Virginia? Doesn’t seem like a path the average restaurant would be expected to take. But then, we’re not the average restaurant — something you might have guessed from our name. Now to answer the question. We chose Woodbridge because it’s a thriving community in a beautiful part of the country. Leesburg and Gaithersburg — the other two communities we’ve settled into outside of our native Massachusetts — both welcomed us warmly, so we think we’ll be at home in Woodbridge too. there are five breweries, three wineries and numerous farmer’s markets within a 20-mile radius of our soon-to-be home in Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center. That means we’ll have plenty to satisfy our preference for locally sourced ingredients. Our chef takes a creative approach to made-from-scratch food, where everything is prepared to order (aka, your way), where service is over the top and prices are not. That’s us.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2006
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
"Not Your Average Joe's consistently offers an exceptional dining experience - we are regulars!"
Dined on 7/12/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Family owned and operated for over 30 years. Old Venice is the perfect place to enjoy time with the ones you love. Tastefully decorated, with multiple dining areas including our garden patios and bar featuring live music. You will immediately be enraptured with the European ambiance of one of San Diego’s finest dining venues.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Pleasant
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/14/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/14/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"On a recent vacation in San Diego my husband and I stopped in to Old Venice at Point Loma. It is a lovely restaurant - tucked on a neighborhood side street. While we had a pleasant experience - it was pricey and the food was not exceptional."
Dined on 6/14/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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A San Diego tradition since 1969, the Brigantine has received numerous accolades during our 40+ year history: "BEST SEAFOOD", "BEST CASUAL SEAFOOD", "BEST HAPPY HOUR", and even "BEST SWORDFISH IN THE WORLD", according to USA Today - just to name a few. <br /><br />Well-known for our signature Clam Chowder, Grilled Swordfish & Crème Brûlée, the Brigantine is a favorite among locals for consistently fresh seafood, succulent steaks & grilled meats. <br /><br />A favorite destination for locals & tourists alike, the Coronado Brigantine is located in the heart of the village, immediately adjacent to the historic Hotel Del Coronado. <br /><br />Completely remodeled in 2005, the "new" Coronado Brigantine is an elegant adaptation of its former self. The addition of an intimate private dining room, a surround-seating bar and street-side outdoor patio have been equally well-received. <br /><br />The Coronado Brigantine serves dinner 7 nights a week, as well as lunch Monday-Saturday. <br />
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Wonderful Coronado experience!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2006
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"A recent visit to San Diego brought us to Coronado and after reading great reviews we opted to try this quaint seafood restaurant. We enjoyed a very good meal. The kitchen was happy to accommodate special requests and modifications to entrees. The service was very good and the environment was very enjoyable - numerous smaller alcoves provided a nice private experience."
Dined on 6/11/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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What better place to be, than three blocks from the White House, walking distance from the Mall, across the street from the Warner Theatre, and right in the heart of Downtown? For over 11 years, Chef Geoff's Downtown has happily served Capitol Hill, theatergoers, business brokers, neighborhood friends and D.C. visitors alike with our New American Cuisine. Our expansive menu is designed to please. Enjoy 1/2 Price CG Burgers and $8.95 Pizza Pies during our phenomenal happy hour. Join us every Sunday for Brunch and every Monday for Half Price Wines. We truly have something for everyone and look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers! Chef Geoff
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Good theatre dining!
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 6/07/2014
 2006
Dined on 6/07/2014
 2006
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Chef Geoff offers a good dining option for before and/or after a downtown theatre event. I would recommend sitting in the back room as the noise level in the general dining room can be very intense. All around good experience."
Dined on 6/07/2014
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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