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Clyde's of Chevy Chase

5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase Center, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301 951 9600
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Ranked #6 of 30 restaurants in Chevy Chase
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Willard Avenue
Transit: Red Line, Friendships Heights Metro
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Missoula, Montana
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104 reviews 104 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Love the Early Bird Dinners, daily chowder and fresh crab cakes. Clydes is always delicious and a great spot to bring the whole family.

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Cambridge
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51 reviews 51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This seems to be a standard favorite haunt for the older, more sedate residents of tony Chevy Chase. The service is excellent and the brunch/ lunch menu has something for everyone. The eggs Benedict could have been warmer and one was overcooked. Validated parking is a plus. I see why my older friend enjoys coming here.

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Washington DC
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109 reviews 109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Three friends for lunch, two from out of town. Seated in the Travel Room which is fun - waiter a bit slow to find us and then when asked about the "BLT special" the reply is.."it's just a BLT". Okay, this Clydes is a very nice "Go To" eatery but the menu could use more typical lunch items vs dinner... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Clyde's is an old Washington standby. It's menu is very diverse -- something for everyone and at every price point. But, it feels a bit like a factory and the menu offerings could use a refresh. It's definitely not the place to go if you are looking for a unique, innovative dining experience. I like the crabcake although it's a... More

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Playa Ocotal, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The menu has been relatively unchanged for years. Dishes are quite satisfactory—with a classic American orientation--but without real creativity or pizzazz. The bread is served warm, but it soft and wan. Service is generally very good and friendly, and the environment, with a travel theme, is both pleasant and interesting for everyone—from kids to jaded adults. Value is fair but... More

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Olney, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

...we have visited this Clyde's and several others in their group and have always been satisfied.....BUT.....on a recent Monday night sojourn there, when the restaurant was practically empty, we were extremely disappointed! I order a reuben sandwich...they were OUT....My son in law ordered half rack of ribs...they were OUT! We settled on cheeseburgers...they were good...except We asked for some mayonnaise... More

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Bowie, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Just had lunch at Clyde's as part of a large party celebrating a recent college graduate. I was impressed with the decor, lots of fine, dark wood paneling, brass and wonderful scale model sport cars and ships. Further, although the restaurant is very large, it is separated in sections so at lest on my visit, the noise level was remarkably... More

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Dearborn, Michigan
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77 reviews 77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Interior is livened by large ship and airplane models (3' for ships, many of them replicas of ocean liners, 4-6' airplanes)and make for fun time wandering around looking at and discussing. This IS a white tablecloth venue, so think eye-catching not kitsch. Excellent menu variety, especially at brunch, prepared well and thoughtfully. Staff are good-natured, attentive, and resourceful. A lovely... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My family of 4 recently dined at Clyde's while staying at the nearby Embassy Suites, thinking we'd try something different than Cheesecake Factory or other chains. The service and food at Clyde's were simply horrible. The kids meals were reheated, lumpy Kraft mac and cheese, and frozen pizza. Our wine took almost half an hour to arrive, and when it... More

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Food is good and restaurant is in a very good location. I suggest making reservations if dining on weekends ot during the holidays.

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