Eat + Drink

Let’s Eat in Montgomery County!

Montgomery County, Maryland’s claim to fame is an authentic dining experience ranging in flavors from around the world, a community of hidden gems and tasty treasures. With over 1,000 restaurants across the county, there’s an outstanding dining option for every day of the week.

Date Night

Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro that embraces a passion for food, wine, and culture. While the favorites are here in abundance, there’s always something new when you’re ready to fall in love all over again.

At Copper Canyon Grill in Silver Spring or Gaithersburg you will enjoy full-flavored, fresh American cuisine served in an upscale, yet casual and energetic atmosphere.

Da Marco, The Italian Place, is the sister restaurant to Pizzeria Da Marco in Bethesda. Da Marco offers the perfect atmosphere for an intimate dinner for two or an amazing cocktail with friends.

Farm-to-Table

Born from the North Dakota Farmers Union’s desire to serve their products directly to consumers, Founding Farmers in Potomac is owned by 47,000 farmers and is supplied by family farms across the county.

Modern Market’s farm fresh eateries in Rockville and Bethesda focus on food that feels good. This local favorite serves artisan fare without the pomp—simple counter service with amazing, scratch-made food that nourishes your mind and body.

Whole Foods Market, a mission-driven company that aims to set the standards of excellence in value and values. Visit any of their five Montgomery County locations; enjoy free Wi-Fi, and comfortable cafe areas where you can dine for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Friday Night Out

Stella Barra Pizzeria’s everchanging seasonal menu features Chef Jeff Mahin’s handcrafted pizzas topped with house-made ingredients, alongside a selection of market-driven small plates, salads, and sandwiches. The rustic yet modern dining room features a cement-topped, rectangular bar serving artful cocktails, as well as a diverse list of Italian wines.

A unique neighborhood place located in downtown Silver Spring, Not Your Average Joe’s features a menu of made-from-scratch creative comfort classics at a good old-fashioned value. Once the clock strikes 5 pm, hangout in the spacious bar area and order from their extensive happy hour menu.

Seasonal, sustainable ingredients inspire Montgomery County native Executive Chef Thomas Hughbanks’ menu at Harvest Plates & Pints.

Food & Fun

After a few rounds of bowling or bocce, you’re going to work up quite an appetite. Pinstripes at Pike & Rose offers Italian-American cuisine—served bistro-style—including wood-fired pizzas, seasonal gelato, and an exceptional Sunday brunch.

Travel through the mists of time to a forgotten age and a tale of devotion, courage, and love—at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Just outside Montgomery County, enjoy a “hands-on” feast as the dynamic performance unfolds before you. A sweeping musical score and brilliant lights provide a fabulous backdrop for this spellbinding experience that blurs the boundary between fairy tale and spectacle!

Take a bowling alley and infuse it with the ease and ambience of a downtown nightclub, the gourmet food of a five-star restaurant, and the thrill of participatory sport—and what do you get—Bowlmor Lanes in Rockville and Bethesda.

Lunchtime

Located in the heart of Pike & Rose, Summer House Santa Monica presents an escape to the warmth and laid-back vibes of the West Coast, complete with beach house décor and hanging string lights.

Take a reprieve from your ordinary lunch break and head to la Madeleine Country French Café in Bethesda or Downtown Crown.

Pizzeria Da Marco serves authentic Neapolitan pizza made with San Marzano tomatoes and fresh mozzarella imported direct from Italy, and baked in their Italian woodburning oven.