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“Delicious!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Woodmont Grill

Woodmont Grill
7715 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-6003 (Formerly Houston's)
301-656-9755
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Ranked #2 of 301 Restaurants in Bethesda
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Fairfax, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great place to eat in Bethesda! They have their own parking lot right next door-free parking! It is a little pricey ($20 for their famous French Dip sandwich), but everything we had was delicious. This restaurant is part of the Hillstone group. We ate at a sister restaurant in San Francisco. Both places had great food, service and ambience. This place was just right for our anniversary dinner. I would go back again any time!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Frederick, Maryland
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Dinner Meeting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I was invited with a couple of business associate to meet with our Chairman. We had a reservations at 5pm and almost everyone arrived on time. Since it was a new experience for most of us, our host ordered 5 appetizers The Thai Noodles, Fried Oysters, House Smoke Salmon, Spinach and Artichoke Dip and Fries. While enjoying the Appetizers we went on with business. The waiter was very attentive and made sure we have everything we needed. Our main course was the famous Hawaiian Rib-Eye. Of course, everyone ordered it to be prepared differently. I unfortunately had to say Medium which meant Medium well. Never order it Medium because although the meat was tender it tasted burnt. But overall i would say the experience was good and will go back and try other dishes.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Conyers, GA
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166 reviews 166 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
“Nice light fare, Great price & service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

We were visiting Washington and our friends took us to Woodmont Grill. We arrived at noon on Thursday but only had to wait 10 minutes for a booth.

The prices were pretty reasonable for the DC area considering the quality of the food. I ordered the Thai noodle salad salad with crispy chicken and a side order of tabbouleh. The others had a regular crispy chicken salad and sandwiches.

The service was friendly and quick and the place was very clean. I was impressed with the place and would recommend it without reservation.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rockville, MD
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77 reviews 77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Tough to get seated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

They are quite inflexible with bar seating and it seems I always wait a LONG period of time to get seated. Food prices are high for what you get as they've recently changed up the menu to justify the price increase. It's close to the office so a go-to for business lunches as an option to Black's across the street.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Howell, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
“Not up to the hype”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

When told the wait would be 40-45 minutes, one would expect around that time frame. But when an hour passes and told it would be a few minutes and those few minutes turn into another fifteen, you get a little antsy especially when you are seated after 9pm.
When my wife took a bite of her salmon and it was still cold inside the waitress took it and it was promptly burnt to ensure it was hot enough.
I must include that the manager came to us when we told the waitress we weren't happy. The manager comped our meal but I would rather pay for good meal than get a bad meal for free.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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