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7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
+1 301-270-1884
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Davie, Florida
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016

This place is a hidden treasure. Whether you are vegetarian, vegan or just meat eating you will enjoy this place. They have fresh squeezed juices of all kinds, home made Korean food and the best milk shakes anywhere!

Thank dsmerkers
Level Contributor
92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Always interesting choices and good food. Very casual atmosphere with a menu full of options for every taste. A regular go-to destination!

Thank Ruth20904
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Food was ok but I felt rush to make a choice for my order. Being my first time there didn't like the rush and pushiness of the atmosphere

Thank 611mimi
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I read the reviews and got so excited about trying the spinach tofu cakes. After picking up my entree to go, I took an anticipatory forkful of my spinach tofu patties. Hmmmm, I wonder what they would taste like if the chef just added a little bit of seasoning to the mixture. The cakes were bland. The sweet potatoes undercooked... More 

Thank Donna S
Falls Church
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Based on the super nice servers recommendation, I got a Korean steak grilled cheese on sourdough bread with grilled onions. Simply outstanding!

Thank Bob M
Takoma Park, Maryland
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Mark's Kitchen is a local place that has been in business for over 2 decades. It isn't fancy, more like a little local diner in terms of atmosphere, but the food is local, fresh and delicious. The Korean American family who owns it adds a Korean influence to many of the options--one of my favorites in warm weather is the... More 

Thank internationaltrav
DC and Tirana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful, friendly, very Takoma neighborhood place. Been going here for more than 20 years, and you can get everything from kimchee to crab cakes. Lots of veggie and vegan options, but you can get bulgogi (Korean short ribs) too. Definitely something for everyone, and lots of smiles while you are there.

Thank greyk
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

We were traveling through the area, and stopped at Mark's Kitchen based on TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. It's the kind of place I probably wouldn't have even noticed without looking for it. It's a bit small inside, but they make good use of the space they have. We were seated immediately, and our waitress was on top of... More 

Thank Darla S
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Been here many times before or after the Sunday farmers market. Good pancakes, great selection of fresh juices, and eclectic mix of Korean and vegan options. Always crowded, it's a Takoma Park institution.

Thank Chris O
Adelphi, Maryland, United States
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

It's true that not all dishes are fantastic, but this place is so neighborhood-friendly, and offers such a variety of tasty food for all palates (gluten free, vegan, carnivores, vegetarians, sweet cravers) in appealing recipes, that its a winner. Mark has done an amazing job keeping this place going for over 25 years, and he is beloved by locals. My... More 

Thank Daphne G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Korean, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Takoma Park
  • Phone Number: +1 301-270-1884

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