7411 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: (301) 439-3003
Fax: (301) 431-0569
This friendly and healthy restaurant offers Korean fare, and more, with flair. The interior is simply appointed with white walls and pop art. The bi bim bahp, shredded, marinated veggies served over steamed rice with spicy bean paste, is not to be passed up. There is also jahp chae, clear noodles and rice, Korean short ribs, teriyaki fish, focaccia sandwiches, salads and even burgers to choose from. The espresso drinks of Mark's Kitchen are delicious, as are the teas. For the adventuresome, try the radish vegetable juice from the juice bar.
Located next to the beautiful University of Maryland campus, Cornerstone Grill and Loft attracts a large nightly crowd of young 20-somethings looking for cheap drinks, amazing specials and contemporary tunes. Popular among students and alumni alike, Cornerstone is a great place to watch the game on one of their 17 high-definition TVs. The downstairs boasts a dance floor and a long bar while the upstairs “loft” has two pool tables, additional seating and another bar. Their Friday happy hours are the cheapest in town. While not the most stylish of places, Cornerstone is a great place to enjoy a laid back evening with liberal college students. - Zoe Pagonis
Located on the DC side of the Maryland-District line, Takoma Station has long been hosting some of the finest local jazz acts in the area. This street-level establishment glows with blond wood and soft lighting. The large crowds that gather here can be seen from the street through a large plate-glass window. Although jazz is usually the featured entertainment, R&B and reggae acts also appear regularly. Sneakers and athletic wear are strictly prohibited. A full menu is available and includes burgers, sandwiches and the like.
A contemporary American restaurant located in a converted auto parts garage in the industrial section of Silver Spring. They serve seasonal, farm-to-table dishes. Sidebar is a modern cocktail bar located in an adjacent space within the building. Jackie's Back Room is available for private events, and features periodic live music & arts.
Sitting in an original neighborhood tavern, enjoy great American cuisine in a freindly enviroment. They offer a half pound burger and have over 50 bottled beers from around the world and 8 taps emphasizing the craft brewers of Maryland and Virginia.
Gallery brings to Silver Spring contemporary Latin cuisine that can be found in elegant neighborhoods such as Soho and South Beach, and is complemented by their exotic cocktail selection and fine wine list, all served in a spacious chic, artistically designed lounge atmosphere. And if outdoor dining is what you are looking for, come graze on the terrace and take in the sun while seated in the new Arts Alley or you can enjoy happy hour cocktails or dining upstairs at the terrace bar.
As the name suggests, this pirate hideout boasts of some old relics right out of a ship. The wood-paneled walls of Piratz Tavern, are adorned by pistols and pirate flags abound within. Make your way to the dining room where you'll find lantern-lit tables, which are complemented by huge knives to go with the theme. Seafood and Caribbean cuisine dominate the menu. If you go past the dining room into the bar, you'll find a huge table and sword-swallowing bartenders offering rum and beer varieties. They offer a great 12pm Sunday Piratz Brunch Buffet where for a decent prices kids have brunch as well as a sword fighting lesson,a certificate and take home a full size toy sword and eye patch. Although they are a tavern they are also kid friendly with a kids menu, kids lounge with pirate movies and children are given take-home coloring books and pirate toys when they are seated. They also have live entertainment predominantly on weekends that includes pirate singers, sword fighting, belly dancing and fire shows.
Popular eatery offering made to order sandwiches, hand dipped ice cream milkshakes, homemade soups and desserts. Carryout and catering services are available.
Enjoy authentic Middle Eastern fare with an accent on appetizers, many of which are vegetarian friendly.
Dine in a warm, friendly atmosphere at this restaurant that is the only place to get sushi in Silver Spring. The rest of their menu contains Chinese and Japanese dishes and they offer carryout and catering services.
8407 Kitchen Bar, located in downtown Silver Springs is a neighborhood favorite. This place is associated with a peaceful dining experience. The approachable staff is much appreciated too. Some of the items you may want to try here are kielbasa, lamb, pressed pork sandwiches, divine pork and veal dish, split pea soup and much more. The Sunday brunches are much enjoyed. Mondays are a blessing for the wine lovers who are offered bottles at half the prices. make it a spot to celebrate your special functions. To know more, check out the website or call ahead.
If you want to enjoy some traditional home style American cuisine, Mrs. K's Toll House is a must visit. The ambiance is warm and cozy for an intimate meal, at reasonable prices. Some of the dishes you may want to try here are chicken pot pie, smoked salmon, eggs benedict, crabmeat, omelettes, peeled shrimp and the list can go on. A wine cellar, choose from a vast variety to accompany with your meals. A beautiful option for private and special occasions like anniversaries, receptions, wedding ceremonies, or corporate events, they provide catering services too. Check out the website for more information.