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Marks Kitchen

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7006 Carroll Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912-4436
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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All hours
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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Falls Church
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Very good service, tasty dishes, great selection. Salmon dish is quite good as well as the box dinner. Very good selection of beers not so great on wine.

Thank elxapo
Alexandria, Virginia
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Marks is comfortable with good food and lots of "regulars" so there is always a nice buzz (or vibe).

Thank PeggyWashBangkok
Charlestown, Maryland
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I was looking for a good place to meet up with an old friend and their family near the northern DC/MD line - Marks Kitchen was perfect. Just a short walk from the Takoma METRO station, it could not have been easier to get to. Incredible traditional Korean dishes as well as very interesting Asian-Italian-foody sorts of choices with plenty... More 

Thank Geoff D
Prague, Czech Republic
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast at Mark's kitchen. I liked it a lot, not just the food but especially the atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
American, Korean, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 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?