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Red Tomato Cafe - CLOSED

4910 Saint Elmo Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6008
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Price range: $30 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining

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English first
Merry Land
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Stopped by this great restaurant tonight, where I've been eating for almost 20 years, only to find a sign on the door that said the restaurant was closed for good due to structural damage. They're putting up a hi-rise apartment next door that has damaged several of the surrounding buildings, and this one is just the latest. A pity: the... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Pizza is among the best. Yes, yes, I know all about the 2 Amys and Paradiso, but the pizza here is better minus the hype or the wait. Don't really care if the pizza is certified by some dudes in Italy, only that it tastes good. The two best are smoky and chicken/pesto, but they are all pretty good. Prices... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I needed to adjust my NYE plans at the 11th hour and they were very gracious in accommodating our boisterous group. Not only were the food offerings delicious and appealing, the service was excellent and friendly. I found Red Tomato to be an understated neighborhood gem. Great times!

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Rockville, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is excellent, the pizzas are creative and delicious, and the service is very good. Cozy atmosphere.

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

We love there pizza here and it is pretty much all we eat when we dine at Red Tomato. The rest of the choices are somewhat limited. But the atmosphere is good and it is a cute place.

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Imperia, Liguria, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I was extremely grateful to find this place! Since I'm Italian I can say that they cook very good and I think the Pizza is one of the best you can find out of Italy. Not a big place and good atmosphere . I wish my boyfriend would take me out for dinner here.

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Columbia, Maryland, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Love the brick oven in the middle of the restaurant, love the pizza and the sandwiches, Salads are good and desserts so so. I wish they have an open bar, they only have wine. Most of the time I eat here I got good service, last time was exception. I highly recommed this place.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

I've eaten at this little restaurant many times. in the last few years, my husband and kids always take me there for my birthday dinner. I love the warm and cozy atmosphere. It's friendly and romantic. If you like a shining, contemporary atmosphere with lots of room between tables, you'll be uncomfortable. We are warmly greeted each time, rarely have... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We always enjoy our dinner at Red Tomato Cafe. The food and warm atmosphere is what keeps us returning! This restaurant is the perfect setting for anything from a family dinner to a romantic date night. I highly recommend a visit to this cozy Bethesda gem! Enjoy!

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bethesda, md
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260 reviews 260 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

It has been years since I stopped by Red Tomato Cafe, and I'm not sure why that is. And after last night's dinner, I'll be back much sooner and more frequently! My husband and I had dinner there, and enjoyed our salads and pizza- both fresh and made to order. Service was fast and pleasant despite the fact that the... More

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