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9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Rio Complex, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
240-403-7082
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Everything is Very Good but the Mussels are the Best!

My family was looking for a place to enjoy a meal prior to a movie at Rio Cinema. It was a Sunday and there was the regular menu as well as a Brunch menu. Our server was Steve and he was just wonderful! We'd go back there just to have him wait on us again. He was prompt with our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
BullyLover2
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Darnestown, MD
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Darnestown, MD
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My family was looking for a place to enjoy a meal prior to a movie at Rio Cinema. It was a Sunday and there was the regular menu as well as a Brunch menu. Our server was Steve and he was just wonderful! We'd go back there just to have him wait on us again. He was prompt with our... More 

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Grand Prairie, Texas
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I came here to get a bite to eat just after getting into the DC metro. While the view is nice looking out onto the "lake", we found the service and food lacking. When we walked in, we immediately noticed no one seating inside but a few people were outside. Once we got seated, we waited a... More 

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53 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have been here a few times because it is located in the same complex as the Rio Cinema. We started coming just after they opened and the service was great. I have noticed they seem to cator to that happy hour crowd very nicely. The size of the restaurant is ok if you get there before it's overly crowded.....the... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were so disappointed with this place. We went in at 10pm to have dessert and enjoy the outdoors seating overlooking the lake. Well, to begin the place was dirty, inside and outside, the table was wet and it had not rained. The waiter took quite long to notice our presence and when he finally came to our table he... More 

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Niagara Falls, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We had stopped at Cafe Deluxe for dinner while on vacation. The place looked a bit fancy in that the tables had linens, but when we noticed a casual crowd inside, we decided to stop in. Service was decent and friendly. The beverage menu was small, but appropriate. My wife had the chicken penne, I had the chicken pot pie... More 

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Good service, apetizer and main course was on time and the waiter did a great job. The crème brulé should had been a liitle bit more cook.

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Gaithersburg, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I've been here twice in the past 4 weeks and won't be returning. The quality of the food is in serious decline. I ordered a greek salad with shrimp and the shrimp were so overcooked they were mushy and gross. I told the server (which I don't normally do) and she brought back new shrimp 25 minutes later. REally? I... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We came for brunch hoping to be served as we are at the one in Bethesda. What a disappointment. Our server was pleasant enough but kept forgetting to bring simple items (skim milk, cream, straws). The kitchen was clearly overwhelmed with brunch crowd and it took over 30 minutes to be served. We saw another family of 4 give up... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Seated promptly but it took another 15+ minutes for anyone to come by - and that happened only when we asked a server to do so. Order taken and drinks provided - but no refills of iced tea. No visits to the table. No bread service. No food delivered for about 45 minutes. Eventually we asked for help and the... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

We went for lunch on Saturday. Our food took forever to be delivered and one of the four plates was totally wrong. Richard, our server, was completely unaware of the error until it was pointed out to him. It then took a long time to get the correct salad (!) made. All we got was a weak apology upon delivery.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Rio Complex, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7306
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: 240-403-7082

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 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
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?