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Lia's

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Italian, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Menu

FEATURED STARTERS
$9.5
Cinnamon Donuts
limoncello pudding
$9.5
Nutella Crepes
powdered sugar
LIA'S BRUNCH FEATURES
$16.95
Tuscan Eggs Benedict
crusty baguette, country ham, tuscan kale, truffle hollandaise, pecorino, crispy yukon potatoes
$14.95
Baja Burrito
scrambled eggs, chorizo, black beans, avocado, jack cheese, pico de gallo, crispy yukon potatoes
$13.95
Buttermilk Waffle
vanilla whipped cream, mixed berry compote, maple syrup
$16.95
Chicken Sausage & Broccoli Rabe Risotto
fontina, sunny side up egg, parmesan sauce
$13.95
Avocado Toast
two sunny side up eggs, turkey bacon, rustic multigrain, pico de gallo
$21.95
Smoked Salmon Benedict
poached eggs, buttermilk biscuit, garlic spinach, crispy yukon potatoes, caper-tomato-chive hollandaise
$19.95
New York Strip Steak & Egg Sandwich
baguette, provolone, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, sunny side up egg, yukon potatoes, horseradish aioli
$16.95
Hangover Burger
creekstone farms angus, pepper jack, fried egg, bacon, chipotle aioli, crispy yukon potatoes
$13.95
Classic Scramble
scrambled eggs, applewood bacon, texas toast, crispy yukon potatoes
$14.95
Eggs in Purgatory
two eggs, spicy tomato sauce, peperonata, creamy polenta, garlic bread
SIDES
$3.95
Applewood Bacon
$3.95
Maple Sausage
$3.95
Turkey Bacon
$5.95
House Frites
$3.95
Crispy Yukon Potatoes
$4.95
Buttermilk Biscuits
$5.95
Sautéed Spinach
$6.95
Avocado Toast
DAY DRINKING
$9.95
Classic Bloody Mary
vodka, housemade mix, celery
$11.95
Bacon Bloody Mary
habanero infused russian standard vodka, housemade mix, bacon, celery, chili-salt
Glass $9.0
Carafe $32.0
Cinnamon Apple Sangria
red wine, brandy, cinnamon syrup, orange juice, cinnamon sugar rim
FEATURED LIBATION
$15.95
Bottomless Mimosas!
sparkling wine with choice of orange juice, pineapple, grapefruit, peach or pear nectar
SALADS
Starter size $11.95. Entrée size, topped with: grilled chicken, salmon cakes $17.95; crispy calamari, grilled salmon, shrimp, or ny strip steak $19.95
Spinach
crumbled egg, bacon, blue cheese, tomato, red onion, honey mustard
Super Kale
apple, cranberries, pecans, quinoa, gouda, maple-cider vinaigrette
Mixed Lettuces
feta, candied walnuts, carrots, pomegranate vinaigrette
Cadillac Caesar
corn & black bean relish, croutons, avocado, spicy dressing
Greek
feta, olives, onion, cucumber, pepperoncini, pita croutons
Arugula
grape tomatoes, parmesan, creamy lemon vinaigrette
Caesar
romaine, parmesan, garlic croutons
BURGERS & SANDWICHES
CG and LIA'S burgers made with Creekstone Farms Angus. Served with your choice of: house frites, sweet potato fries, or balsamic greens. Substitute a gluten free bun for $3
$15.95
CG Burger
gorgonzola, crispy onions, mushrooms, lettuce, garlic aioli
$15.95
LIAS Burger
pancetta, provolone, caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato
$16.95
Turkey Burger
brie, spinach, pecan-apple aioli, multigrain bun
$16.95
Greek Lamb & Feta Burger
arugula, tomato, black olive relish, oregano aioli, herb pita
$15.95
Roasted Turkey Sandwich
bacon, provolone, tomato, pesto aioli, sea salt ciabatta
$15.95
Black Bean Burger
roasted red pepper salad, arugula, provolone, cherry pepper aioli
PIZZA PIES
$14.95
Lasagna
béchamel, fontina, spinach, mushrooms, ricotta, meatballs
$14.95
Brussels Sprouts
béchamel, bacon, country ham, caramelized onion, honey, gorgonzola
$13.95
Thick Cut Pepperoni
provolone, tomato sauce, arugula, parmesan
$15.95
Nice To Meat You
smoked mozzarella, sopressata, sausage, pepperoni, bacon, cherry peppers
$14.95
Garlic Shrimp
creamy pesto, red swiss chard, provolone, lemon ricotta
$14.95
Wild Mushroom
taleggio, fontina, truffle pecorino, thyme
$12.95
Straight Up
mozzarella, tomato sauce, basil, evoo
SKINNY SODAS
$3.95
Cherry Almond
Mixed Berry
Ginger Lime Skinny
About
Enjoy Chef Geoff's genuine hospitality and casual cuisine with an Italian flair. Lia’s is a neighborhood restaurant in the heart of Chevy Chase. Come for a glass of wine, hand tossed pizzas, fresh pasta, or charcuterie and cheese, and the result will be the same. You'll be back for more. Join us on Sundays for brunch and every Monday for half price wines. Enjoy our ever-popular happy hour daily from 3pm to 7pm and all night on Monday and Tuesday. An eighty seat patio provides some of the best outdoor dining in the area. We truly have something for everyone and look forward to welcoming you. Cheers! Chef Geoff
PRICE RANGE
$25 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Italian, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is lovely, even for happy hours. The burgers...amazing, great choice of drinks. Happy hours every day, Mo+Tue all day!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank romanad732
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We have been in a search for the best burger in Maryland. This was up there but not the best. We had the CG and the Lamb burgers along with what should have been crispy fries (the only way we will eat them). The burgers...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Martin D
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2019

Dear Martin, Thank you for including us in your hamburger search! We really appreciate your feedback, and I sincerely apologize for the disappointing french fries. If you were in our lounge area we do unfortunately have two doors - the door located inside the lounge...More

Reviewed January 10, 2019

Great ambiance and delicious food. Has options for everyone and uses fresh ingredients. Wonderful attentive service. Part of the Chef Geoff's restaurant group which are great if you get the chance to try them all.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MBlair1
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Dear MBlair1, Thank you for telling us about your recent experience at Lia's! We really appreciate the feedback and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you back very soon!! 

Reviewed January 6, 2019

Post event luncheon for 40 pp. Food was terrific-drinks terrific-staff terrific and accommodating. I would definitely recommend for events.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ngorsha
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2019

Dear Ngorsha, Thank you for telling us about your recent experience at Lia's! We really appreciate the feedback and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you back very soon!!

Reviewed December 13, 2018

This is a must-do place. The ambiance is cool and the food is terrific. There is a great selection of menu items, each of which was enjoyed by our group. We were visiting from South Florida and I would return in a heartbeat.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 35normanm
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Dear 35normanm, Thank you for telling us about your recent experience at Lia's! We really appreciate the feedback and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you back the next time you are in the area! 

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Try the Lamb burger with Tzatziki sauce on a wheat bun. Really good. I like Lia’s because always good, fresh product and the kitchen makes it the way you want it.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GaryC738
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2018

Dear Gary, Thank you for telling us about your recent experience at Lia's! We really appreciate the feedback and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed. We pride ourselves on serving fresh, tasty food and it is great to hear that we succeeded. We hope...More

Reviewed October 27, 2018

Lia's is a fine dining Italian restaurant just off Wisconsin Avenue.This reviewer found it definitely deserving of five stars in that the service was impeccable and fast, the quality of the plates served to the seven in the party all exceeded expectations, and the atmosphere...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JohnH881
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2018

Dear John, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. We do our best to uphold impeccable standards and make all our guests feel welcomed. We hope to welcome you back very soon!

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice restaurant with a good variety of food and drink. I had yummy pizza. Several of us had food allergies/intolerances and we all left feeling good (and full).

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank person777
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Dear Person777, Thank you for telling us about your recent experience at Lia's! We really appreciate the feedback and are so pleased to hear you enjoyed. We hope to welcome you back very soon!!

Reviewed September 21, 2018

Had a roasted turkey sandwich: Roasted Turkey Sandwich: bacon, provolone, tomato, spinach, pesto aioli, sea salt ciabatta @$15.95. Large but uninspired. Service was good.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DaveHRoe
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2018

Dear Dave, Thank you for telling us about your recent experience at Lia's. We take a lot of pride in what we do so it's disheartening to hear that we fell short. I can assure you we have reviewed your feedback carefully and will use...More

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Relaxed upscale atmosphere with diverse American Menu-burgers, pasta, pizza, salads, grilled fish and meats. Gazpacho special excellent; burgers with sweet potato fries very tasty. Don't bother with Brochette.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hakccmd
CGDTeamMember, Manager at Lia's, responded to this reviewResponded December 28, 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback! We hope to see you again soon.

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