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Woodmont Grill

7715 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6003 (Formerly Houston's)
301-656-9755
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Ranked #2 of 299 Restaurants in Bethesda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Made lunch reservation for 2 by phone, arrived on time, waited 25 minutes while other duets were seated, when I asked where we were on the "list" the hostess said we were up next, then was told to move away from the reception area so others could check in. When I replied that I didn't want to move too far... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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304 reviews 304 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

With a reservation for Friday lunch, we arrived and waited over 30 minutes past our reservation time. The receptionist/hostess, with an irritatingly loud manner, was pretty indifferent and was classified as "a control freak" by one of the other (frequent diner) patrons. Tired of the excuses we were being fed (would have preferred food), we went next door to Tastees... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stuck in the city because of traffic so we took a break and grabbed a bite - totally lucked out to get a seat walking in on a Friday night. They have limited gluten-free menu items so My Guy went with the ribs and they were yummy! We should have guessed because you can smell the wonderful smokiness coming from... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It is so crowded on a Saturday might and even during the week. So get there early or get a reservation. It is packed because the food and atmosphere are so good.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

The woodmont grill aka houstons. The food is alwAys fresh and served hot and quickly. I have never had a bad meal in the 20 plus years they have been open. You will not be disappointed.

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Bethesda Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I often dine at Woodmont Grill. The place gets crowded so be prepared to wait for a table or if you get lucky you may find a place to sit and eat at the bar. For the past few times we have been there we have sat at the bar. The service at the bar is friendly... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife and I eat here almost every Sunday evening. The menu only changes slightly for each season. We eat at the large bar like many others, but there is lots of table seating. The service is very attentive no matter where you sit. Burgers are great. Tip: The lunch menu has a couple of items that don't show up... More 

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Charlotte, NC, USA
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161 reviews 161 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

been visiting this place for years, since it was called Houston's. The ribs and crab cakes are exceptional. Portions are very large, prices are high...not surprisingly for Bethesda. Always packed, but they accept reservations for inside tables.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I don't know why it took me so long to eat at the Woodmont Grill, maybe because I tend to avoid chain restaurants. I was extremely please with the meal that we had. The waitstaff were friendly. I had the tuna and my boyfriend had the salmon and each dish was spot on. I guess the 4 stars is for... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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266 reviews 266 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a converted Houstons. It was popular then and remains popular now. Good solid American food. Good location in the Woodmont Triangle with rare attached parking lot and close to Metro. Popular with work groups. Decent value for the money. There are better restaurants in Bethesda, some nearby, but you will spend a lot more money.

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Additional Information about Woodmont Grill

Address: 7715 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6003 (Formerly Houston's)
Phone Number: 301-656-9755
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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