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6323 Greenbelt Rd, Berwyn Heights, Greenbelt, MD 20740
301-474-6501
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3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Friendly family restaurant

Took a group in before U of MD basketball game. Very friendly - food was good. Owner visited us at the table and gave me a free dessert because I threatened to cheer for Wisconsin. Old time family restaurant feel. Enjoyed it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Michael L
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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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75 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Went there with a tour group. The restaurant decor needs updating everything looks like it could use a good cleaning specifically the glass around salad bar. On the positive side portions were generous and the chicken noodle soup was good. I had the prime rib and it was ok nothing special, my companion had the crabcake and liked it. Overall... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We just picked this restaurant off a list because the menu sounded nice. Well it was great. Charlie the cook and Jerry the owner were super nice and accommodated our party of 8 so nicely. We had a wonderful fun waiter named Tim. He gave wonderful suggestions on meals. The salad bar had a wide selection plus 2 soups. I... More 

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Goochland, Virginia, United States
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300 reviews 300 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went based on the fact the the Greenbelt area doesnt offer many choices. Older place that locals seem to like. Ordered the crabcake and was pleased with my meal. Not sure I would rush back. Service was slow and it is a bit overpriced for what I got. Not a great place to go solo.

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Took a group in before U of MD basketball game. Very friendly - food was good. Owner visited us at the table and gave me a free dessert because I threatened to cheer for Wisconsin. Old time family restaurant feel. Enjoyed it.

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This has been in the same location for many years. In it's heyday all of life's events where celebrated here. The food was always a treat. Now it is dying, I sad to say it's time to close the doors.

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This used to be our go-to special occasion restaurant. During our last two visits 9about 6 months apart) the food was good, but nothing special, the salad bar has been reduced to basics (they used to have salad, soup and a variety of rolls), and the restaurant needs a refresh at a minimum. Also, the service was no more than... More 

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NJ
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Was staying at the Best Western Plus in College Park and desperately was looking for a non-chain restaurant. Got lucky finding this place. Service was EXCELLENT (thank you, Jason)! Crab cakes were good as was the filet. Would definitely recommend to those looking to get away from the college bars/restaurants.

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Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've been a patron of SWRI for over 30 years now and I have to say that their Prime Rib is still the best in the area.

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York, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The restaurant was suggested by our hotel - the restaurant is very set back in a parking lot behind another building - the street signage is small and hard to notice. Menu says salad bar not included in several meal choices, but when others at the party got salads, waiter told me to help myself to the salad. (there is... More 

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Greenbelt, Maryland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The dining room is a little on the dark side, and the salad bar (as others have reported) could easily be better, but the meat is excellent. Service was competent and friendly for an early weekday dinner with colleagues. Rather pricey. Those who tried it complimented the available selection of alcoholic beverages.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6323 Greenbelt Rd, Berwyn Heights, Greenbelt, MD 20740
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Greenbelt
  • Phone Number: 301-474-6501

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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