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The Classics

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8606 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Round Rock, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best steaks I've ever had! The New York strip was melt-in-your-mouth! We had the mushrooms and mashed potatoes as our sides. We also had the shrimp appetizer and it was delicious! The shrimp were huge and so full of flavor. I would highly recommend!

Thank Elizabeth P
Silver Spring, Maryland
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten on the full dinner part pf The Classics. The steak was really good, yummy. It eas done just the way I requested it. The baked potao rocked and the salad was the perfect accompinent. The servers eere sttentibe, but not intrudive. The noise was low, so we could hear each other talk! Another time we went to the... More 

Thank saladora2
Silver Spring, MD
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This was the second time I have been here. The first was for a special dinner for my son before going off to college. It's now been a year later and everything from the service to the food was just as good. The steaks were cooked just right and they melted in my mouth. Be aware that the sides serve... More 

2 Thank terps1962
North Easton, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Hostess was friendly and made us feel welcome. Waiter and Bus Boy were very profession. They knew just when to come and when to give us some space. A rare talent today. The service was outstanding - anything and everything we needed. We were given a dish of warm, spicy cashews (addictive) and warm rolls and butter. The Classic Martini... More 

Thank Steve D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for quite a few years now. The current owner took it over a while back and continues to run a tight ship and give you great food, a great value in a no nonsense environment. I like to sit in the bar/bar area when it is just me or with my wife. Different... More 

Thank jlcorcom
Front Royal, Virginia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

It's a steak place. How hard it that? Give me a good steak, better than I can grill on my own grill, with a presentation that make me thing "that's worth it." Well, it wasn't much above, if anything, that I can do on my own grill with "choice" steaks. It was a pretentious offering by a staff that thought... More 

1 Thank David M
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Good dinner but nothing to write home about. Had the prime rib it was good. Ordered it medium rare and it was just as I ordered it. Not crazy about the sides. The waiter was great, attentive without being obnoxious. We sat and talked for quite awhile and did not deal rushed.

Thank Laverne B
Saratoga Springs, New York
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175 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I think my rating would be 3.5 if I could put that in. Definitely above average! I got the steak and salad. Nice cut of meat, nice presentation and all in all a good meal. Service was a little slow when I first arrived, that would be my only negative. If you are in the area on business I think... More 

Thank scotch1958
Wheaton, Maryland
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143 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This was such a nice experience that I had to review this place. We were last here a few years ago in the main dining room. This time we really wanted to go the front bar area with the different menu, specials etc so we came around 530PM on a Saturday so we could get a table for 4. They... More 

Thank waterlogged65
Lexington, MA
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I've never had a problem at the Classics--the food is consistently excellent and the service is always on spot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $40
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8606 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: 13015887297
The Classics Restaurant, in Silver Spring MD, is a Zagat top-rated and Washingtonian Magazine "100 Best Restaurants" winner, yearly since 2007. Formerly Ray's The Classics, we continue the tradition of providing the finest premium steaks and seafood menu items at the most approachable pricing in an inclusive atmosphere.

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