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American, Contemporary
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7003 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20815-6106 (Leland & Walsh Sts.)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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163 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner on a Friday night and the place was packed. It's a bit off the beaten path in Bethesda, but maybe that's part of the draw as meter parking is readily available. Menu is basic American food, but nicely done and a bit more effort than most American cuisine. Every dish prepared with a bit of flash. We... More 

Thank BFRMaryland
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94 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I will say if you want a quiet dinner that you can talk this is not the place. But the food was excellent at first you might thing appetizers price might be a tiny bit high, but the amount of food is great. One of our party order just appetizers and took some home. The six of us had... More 

Thank FransDavis
Madison, Wisconsin
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239 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small gastropub provided adequate service and excellent food as expected in the ultra-competitive Bethesda marketplace. My only complaint was that as a food oriented place, their wine list was far superior to their tap beer selection. (In fact, the beers were mainly light in character, no doubt to pair better with the cuisine.) I hope they expand their beer... More 

Thank MadisonGrog
Bethesda, Maryland USA
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well priced, well prepared and well presented dinner for restaurant week, with many nice touches -- fried oysters with wasabi, pan fried scallops, a delightful empanada. Service was somewhat lacking, and all in all a good value.

Thank DavidKTA
Bethesda, Maryland
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373 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

It's nice to eat a classic dish once in a while, to remind oneself what made these dishes popular for so long. Had the steak frites here. The meat was tender and the fries were very well seasoned and crunchy, with spinach round to it off. Loved it that they gave you a sizable portion, even for lunch. Enough of... More 

Thank Margaret C
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place with great food, good service, reasonable prices and nearby. Our selections included scallops, lamb, great salads and all prepared and presented in excellent fashion. Very, very tasty. Can't wait to return.

Thank John M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

My wife and I stopped in for a late nibble back in November or so and it was so good that we said to ourselves that we needed to come back. With the visit of a friend from out of town, we finally did it...and it lived up to (actually exceeded) our expectations. The food was fabulous and the service... More 

Thank Greg C
Potomac, Maryland
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199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

The food was very good--short rib empanadas, crab cakes, tuna, and profiteroles. Our server, Cordel, was attentive and helpful. Ample parking in the rear lot. The room was just very loud and communication was difficult.

Thank RonFG
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

The food at Persimmon is outstanding. A great variety of food is offered including a wide range of seafood. The bread was excellent. I had salmon with a hoisin glaze that was excellent. My wife had scallops that were equally good. Service was reasonably prompt and attentive. They have a nice wine list. The food and wine are very reasonably... More 

Thank sabfish2014
Lynchburg, Virginia
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118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

My wife, adult daughter and myself ate dinner here on Friday Feb. 5, 2016. We walked to the restaurant from our nearby hotel but it is near a Metro Station and is also easily accessible by car. My wife had made reservations earlier in the day which was good because it was very busy and I don't know how long... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $50
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7003 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20815-6106
    (Leland & Walsh Sts.)
  • Public Transportation: Bethesda Metro on Red Line
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: 301-654-9860

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