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Newton's Table

4917 Elm Street, Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 718-0550
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Ranked #37 of 301 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between Woodmont and Arlington
Transit: We are two blocks from the Bethesda Metro Station, on the Red Line.
Description: Newton's Table, a new restaurant by Chef Dennis Friedman, is the latest addition to downtown Bethesda featuring contemporary American cuisine. Renovations are almost finished and opening is slated for early April.
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English first
Washington, DC
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96 reviews 96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went to Newton's Table on its last night before becoming a barbecue restaurant (New Year's Eve). The food was excellent, but the service was slow and not authentically friendly. We were with friends, celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary as well as New Year's Eve. One of our friends had created a fun centerpiece highlighting our anniversary, and the waiter... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Paid way too much for so-so food. Fuzu too salty, sea bass bland. We were only table. Grilled flat bread only good thing. Won't be going back.

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If there were a "zero star" rating, that's what rating I'd give to Newton's Table, in Bethesda, Maryland. A Saturday night dinner ... "Coco Curry Fuzu" for $27 sounded like a delicious noodle dish with mussels, shrimp, scallops, lime, curry... What was served was no better than an absolutely dreadfully prepared Pad Thai... (In Williamstown, MA, where we live, there... More 

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New York
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

TripAdvisor makes a big mistake by giving this place a great award. Several of the dishes on the menu were unavailable. The ones we received were not particularly impressive. Duck tacos weren't much more than a few shreds of duck on mini-tortillas. Mushroom ravioli stuck together, as if they'd been sitting for a while in the kitchen, and in an... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Newton's Table is my go to restaurant when I want to celebrate something special -- or just want to have a great dinner. The tuna appetizer is amazing but really you cant go wrong with any of the appetizers or entrees for that matter. The short ribs, the bison (a special), fuzu noodles, tuna, actually everything is great. The chocolate... More 

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United States
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I picked this restaurant because I needed something nice for a business dinner. There was nobody else dining there on a Monday night and all the other restaurants were packed, so I was perplexed and worried about this. However, there was no need to worry. The experience was just fine. It was a beautiful night, so we dined outside. The... More 

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cleveland, oh
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136 reviews 136 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Was informed that this was a unique and fine restaurant, but found limited choices beyond a wide variety of noodle dishes and several Asian specialties. Noodle dishes were spicy, despite advice that they weren't. The small plate of tuna was very good, especially the mustard sauce. Not for anyone seeking food outside Asian specialties. Must be a 'noodle lover' to... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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113 reviews 113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Six of us wanted a quiet table for chatting and good food, and we found it at Newton's Table. Heretofore, I had usually had their unique Fuzu pasta dish with a tasty mixture of seafood and veggies, but this time several of us tried their fish... an entire Mediterranean fish, simply prepared with oil and spices. It was just about... More 

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Colts Neck, New Jersey
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62 reviews 62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I enjoyed my dinner but, my two guests were not quite as pleased. They felt their food was just mediocre and the steak special my friend ordered was $44. And, if you’re a bread lover, forget it. It’s not served here. My meal, the Coco-Surry Fuzu was excellent and only $27, one of the least expensive dinners on the menu.... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The restaurant serves great and varies food with gracious but unpretentious service. Unlike many places, not designed to feed egos but to feed appetite for good and creative food,

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Additional Information about Newton's Table

Address: 4917 Elm Street, Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone Number: (301) 718-0550
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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