211 Rio Blvd., 240-683-8790, yardhouse.com. Part
of a chain with locations in California, Illinois and
Texas, this RIO Washingtonian Center spot is big:
The 13,000-square-foot restaurant has more than
100 beers on draft, and more than 100 items on its
menu, from poke nachos and Nashville hot chicken
to Parmesan-crusted pork loin and ginger-crusted
salmon. ; J L D $$
317 Main St., 301-963-0001. yoyogisushi.wixsite.
com/yoyogisushi. A no-nonsense neighborhood
sushi place offering the familiar sushi, teriyaki,
tempura and green tea or red bean ice cream.
;;L D $
ZIKI JAPANESE STEAK HOUSE
10009 Fields Road, 301-330-3868, zikisteakhouse.
com. This large steak house on a busy corner
charms patrons with its fountains, stone Buddhas
and geisha mannequins. Food offerings include
sushi, as well as meats cooked on a tableside
hibachi. J L D $$
ADDIE’S (EDITORS’ PICK)
12435 Park Potomac Ave., 301-340-0081, addies
restaurant.com. Longtime North Bethesda
restaurant from the Black Restaurant Group that
closed in 2013 is reborn in the Park Potomac
development. Date nights call for the signature
entrées for two. ; R L D $$
7913 Tuckerman Lane (Cabin John Village), 301-
765-3354, cabinjohn.attmansdeli.com. This
landmark Baltimore deli has run a second location
in Potomac since 2013. The menu offers the same
legendary corned beef, pastrami and other deli
specialties. Third-generation owner Marc Attman is
at the helm. J B L D $
BROOKLYN’S DELI & CATERING
1089 Seven Locks Road, 301-340-3354, brooklyns
delimd.com. From chopped liver to chicken soup,
Brooklyn’s serves all the deli specialties, plus more.
Think hot pastrami with coleslaw and Russian
dressing on pumpernickel. ; J B L D $
7991 Tuckerman Lane (Cabin John Village), 301-
200-5398, cava.com. See Bethesda listing.
;;L D $
12525-D Park Potomac Ave., 301-838-4010,
elevationburger.com. Fast-food burgers go organic
and grass-fed at this Northern Virginia-founded
chain. Veggie burgers, chicken sandwiches, grilled
cheese and a BLT available, too. Shake ;avors
range from banana to Key lime and cheesecake.
; L D $
7745 Tuckerman Lane (Cabin John Village), 301-
296-6168, gregoriostrattoria.com. Proprietor Greg
Kahn aims to make everyone feel at home at this
family-owned restaurant serving a hit parade of
traditional Italian favorites, with all the familiar
pasta, pizza, chicken, veal and seafood dishes; the
gluten-free menu offers pizza, cheese ravioli and
quinoa pastas. J L D $$
THE GRILLED OYSTER CO. (EDITORS’ PICK)
7943 Tuckerman Lane (Cabin John Village), 301-
299-9888, thegrilledoystercompany.com. This
Chesapeake-style seafood eatery features small
plates, salads, sandwiches and entrées. The
sampler of four grilled oysters—with ingredients
such as coconut rum and cucumber relish—
showcases the namesake item. ; J R L D $$
GRINGOS & MARIACHIS (EDITORS’ PICK)
12435 Park Potomac Ave., 301-339-8855,
gringosandmariachis.com. See Bethesda listing.
This location voted “Best New Restaurant” by
Bethesda Magazine readers in 2019.
; D $
HUNTER’S BAR AND GRILL
10123 River Road, 301-299-9300, thehuntersinn.
com. At this Potomac institution and popular English
hunt-themed spot, try a big salad or hamburger for
lunch and a traditional pasta dish or ;let mignon for
dinner with the family.
; J R L D $$
LAHINCH TAVERN AND GRILL
7747 Tuckerman Lane (Cabin John Village), 240-
499-8922, lahinchtavernandgrill.com. The menu of
this sister restaurant to The Irish Inn at Glen Echo
commingles Irish standards (traditional sausage
roll, shepherd’s pie, bangers and mash, lamb stew)
with fare such as Alaskan halibut. Lahinch is a
coastal town in Ireland’s County Clare.
J R L D $$$
LE PAIN QUOTIDIEN
7991 Tuckerman Lane (Cabin John Village), 240-
205-7429, lepainquotidien.com. See Bethesda
listing. ;;J B R L D $
LOCK 72 KITCHEN & BAR (EDITORS’ PICK)
10128 River Road, 301-299-0481, lock72.com.
Well-known chef Robert Wiedmaier’s RW Restaurant
Group runs this upscale American pub (formerly
called River Falls Tavern). Entrées include pan-roasted duck breast, crabcake, rock;sh and New
York strip steak. ;;R L D $$
MOCO’S FOUNDING FARMERS
12505 Park Potomac Ave., 301-340-8783,
wearefoundingfarmers.com. Farm-inspired fare
in a modern and casual setting; this is the sister
restaurant to the phenomenally popular downtown
D.C. Founding Farmers. Try the warm cookies for
dessert. Voted “Best Restaurant in Potomac,” "Best
Cocktails" and “Best Brunch” by Bethesda Magazine
readers in 2018, and also “Best Brunch” in 2019.
; B R L D $$
NORMANDIE FARM RESTAURANT
10710 Falls Road, 301-983-8838, popovers.com.
This ;ne-dining French restaurant, open since 1931,
strives to preserve its classical heritage while
embracing new traditions. Dinner entrées run from
seafood to beef and lamb. The restaurant offers
quick service, a casual café option and a violinist at
afternoon tea. ; J R L D $$
1073 Seven Locks Road, 301-251-6355, odonnells
market.com. This market, from the family that ran
O’Donnell’s restaurants in Montgomery County for
decades, features a 10-seat bar for lunch and happy
hour (11: 30 a.m. to 7: 30 p.m.). The menu includes
a raw bar, salads and many O’Donnell’s classics,
among them a lump-;lled crabcake sandwich,
salmon BLT, seafood bisque and crab gumbo.
; L $
OLD ANGLER’S INN
10801 MacArthur Blvd., 301-365-2425, oldanglers
inn.com. Open since 1860 and known for its
re;ned American food and beautiful ;replaces
and grounds, it features live music on weekends.
Signature cocktails include hard cider sangria and
a pumpkin pie martini. Voted “Best Outdoor Dining”
by Bethesda Magazine readers in 2018.
; R L D $$$
9812 Falls Road, 301-299-7700, potomacpizza.
com. See Chevy Chase listing. J L D $
RENATO’S AT RIVER FALLS
10120 River Road, 301-365-1900, renatosatriver
falls.net. The Italian restaurant offers ;sh dishes
among its menu of pastas and classics such as
penne with eggplant, and chicken parmigiana.
Traditional Italian desserts include tiramisu,
pro;teroles and cannolis. Voted “Best Restaurant in
Potomac” by Bethesda Magazine readers in 2019.
; J L D $$
12505 Park Potomac Ave., 240-386-8080,
eatsugo.com. This stylish spot starts you off with
honey-thyme butter on rustic bread. The menu
focuses on Italian small plates, meatballs, sliders,
pizza and pasta. Chef specialties include blue crab
gnocchi and charred octopus. ; R L D $$
9923 Falls Road, 301-299-6825, tallyhorestaurant.
com. A local ;xture since 1968, the eatery serves
an expansive diner-style menu with Greek and
Italian specialties. Choose from options ranging
from burgers and deli sandwiches to pizza, calzones
and dinner entrées. ; J B L D $
THE WINE HARVEST
12525-B Park Potomac Ave., 240-314-0177,
thewineharvest.com. See Gaithersburg listing.
; L D $
12505 Park Potomac Ave., Suite 115, 240-328-
1022, zoeskitchen.com. A fast-casual restaurant,
Zoës features Mediterranean dishes such
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