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“Saturday night dining fun” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Food Wine and Co.

Food Wine and Co.
7272 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
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Ranked #22 of 296 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Bistro, French, International
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Validated Parking, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Bethesda Metro
Rockville, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Saturday night dining fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

6 of us went to dinner on a Saturday night before going to the comedy show at the Hyatt down the block. Friendly waiter, David, seated us in the back room where you could easily converse without straining to hear. We had a fun meal of well-priced wine, delicious burgers, scrumptious tater-tots, and mussels to die for. The beet appetizer was so-so, wouldn't recommend. Fries and chips are outstanding. We'll definitely go back. With wine, appetizers, and entrees averaged $40 per person after tip, and we were there for an hour and a half. Excellent service from beginning to end.

Visited March 2013
Thank Barbara B
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English first
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Late lunch was so good i can't wait to return for dinner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013 via mobile

Great menu, knowledgeable server, excellent portions, great location... Really enjoyed every aspect of the meal. Can't complain about any of it

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
Thank Aaronalpine
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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
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122 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“I hope last night was just a blip”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We have been to this restaurant many times. Last night we arrived for our 8:15 reservations and what a mess! There were gobs of people crowded around the maitre de. Not a good sign. People with reservations for 7:30 had still not gotten seated. There seemed to be chaos going on and the best excuse I was able to get was that they couldn't ask people to leave their tables. Why not? If people have finished their meals, and are spending an overly long time lingering while people with reservations are waiting for 45 or more minutes, than I say that they should politely ask those diners lingering to leave. Am I wrong? We have not had this experience in the past but we ended up leaving because we saw the writing on the wall. Hope they fixed whatever went wrong last night because if it happens again, we won't go back.

Visited February 2013
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Had a great time!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

I was part of a group of 8 that enjoyed dinner recently at F&W. It was on a Friday night, so the place was quite busy. That said, the service was outstanding all night long, and the food was very good. To start, we had the tater tots, artichokes and a pizza. I think everyone ordered a different main course, including various specials (lamb, rabbit, monkfish). We shared a couple of desserts. At the end of the night, the total bill came out to about $150 per couple to include all food, drinks, tips etc. A lot of that was drinks. If we cut back on the booze, the price would have been considerably lower. All in all, a great night and definitely a place I'd recommend.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
Thank galici
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“I can never decide how much I really like this place.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I have been there a few times now and can't decide if it is a neat, neighborhood place with a nice beer list and some fun food, or if it is a crowded, over-hyped, trendy place that I am going to get sick of sooner rather than later. Always crowded, so make reservations or go early to get a spot at the bar. The food never quite ends up as being as good as I think it should be. Most recently we had the tator tots, deviled eggs, and 30 min chicken. The tator tots were good, but could have been a bit crispier, the deviled eggs were blah and the chicken was juicy but too salty. I will probably give the place a couple of more tries because I want to like it, but we'll see. There are better places to go in Bethesda.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
Thank david717
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