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202 Next Door

4901 Fairmont Ave Unit B, corner of Norfolk, Bethesda, MD 20814-6035
+1 301-951-2653
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“donuts” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4901 Fairmont Ave Unit B, corner of Norfolk, Bethesda, MD 20814-6035
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Hubby, son, and I just happened upon this place and really enjoyed it. Friendly staff in a somewhat homey atmosphere. Nice variety of lunch offerings. I had a caprese and chicken pressed sandwich. It was quite large and satisfying and came with a good sized...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SherryS994
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated my bday w friends. Have been before when it was Tapa Bar and enjoyed it. Food is even better and staff was great and well informed. Brussel sprouts were among the best I’ve ever had. Didn’t have a bad dish. And for sure,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bethesda_Jax
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

These petite donuts are stellar and among the very best you can find in the region and far better than B Donut and some others. Lots of care clearly goes in to every batch.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ExRIGuy
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Kind of fell into the place on our way to another Tapas Bar. We were sent in the wrong direction and came upon this gem of a place. The food is as authentic as you are going to get west of Barcelona. The tuna is...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Gladys G
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Started out with Some Jamon Iberico paired with their happy hour white wine Gran Gardiel Viura Verdejo. Followed this with some Chorizo Ibérico Iberian cured pork chorizo and Mahon de 1 Ano- cow's milk, aged 1 year (Menorca). Followed by some Manchego-sheep's milk cured aged...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank scbaileyphd
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Visited only during Taste of Bethesda. Had a dish w harmon Serrano (cured ham) and two small slices of cheese, already almost$4.20 and no taste! No incentive to check out the restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Ilin C
assa4, Owner at 202 Next Door, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Thank you for your feed back. I understand your perception but I have to say I am a little disappointed that you are actually reviewing our restaurant from a tasting of Machego cheese and Serrano ham you had on a street fair. Keep in mind...More

Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Right off the main drag of Norfolk Avenue near Veterans Park (brick plaza with flagpole, fountain), 202 serves doughnuts with inventive flavor combinations like Smores and Turtle (no amphibians harmed), along with locally roasted coffee. Walk in and inhale the scents of yeast, sugar, caramel,...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank rupyoda
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

saw this place being built and was hopeful to try it. took awhile for my schedule to synch with when they are open but it was worth the wait. waited made some excellent suggestions and i was very pleased. generous portion and flavors were spot...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Sherman F
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place out with family. I would say that it exceeded expectations. The waitstaff were excellent and I liked the decor of the place. We started with some meat and cheese which we really enjoyed. The ribs were great and the MVP...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank RAR1126
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Probably more of a night spot, but stopped in for lunch. Simple, elegant, fresh. Had a sandwich with salad - felt like Europe.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Boris W
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4901 Fairmont Ave Unit B, corner of Norfolk, Bethesda, MD 20814-6035
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 301-951-2653
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