Montgomery County restaurants that have reopened with outdoor seating

Guide to reopened restaurants

Outdoor dining allowed in Montgomery County

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Outdoor dining at Mon Ami Gabi in Bethesda

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Montgomery County restaurants are now allowed to serve customers in person through outdoor seating. Restaurants have guidelines they are supposed to follow.

The following restaurants have indicated their plans to resume or expand their operations to serve customers in person under the new guidelines.

To have your restaurant included in this guide — we must hear directly from each restaurant — please email Managing Editor Andrew Schotz at andrew.schotz@bethesdamagazine.com. See bottom of this guide for details on the information we require from each restaurant.)

Bethesda Beat also has compiled a separate list of restaurants that are continuing to serve through takeout and delivery.

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BETHESDA

Barrel and Crow Restaurant 

  • 4867 Cordell Ave.
  • 3 to 10 p.m., with some flexibility
  • We are a locally sourced restaurant with seasonal ingredients. Our menu is on our web page. You may order completely through the page along with a credit card.
  • All dining options will still be in to-go containers, along with utensils, to ensure less handlings. Spacing and sanitation will be our key.

Caddies on Cordell

  • 4922 Cordell Ave.
  • Open daily, 11 a.m. to midnight
  • Limited reservations by phone: 301-215-7730
  • Regular full food and drink menu is available at www.caddiesoncordell.com
  • Extension plan includes temporal temperate taken to enter; one person at a time in bathrooms; food and drink served in disposables. Full plan is available at www.caddiesoncordell.com

Cesco Osteria

  • 7401 Woodmont Ave.
  • Open daily, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Reservations through OpenTable and by phone at 301-654-8333
  • Menu has Tuscan favorites
  • Menu posted at cesco-osteria.com
  • Disinfecting done daily. All staff wear masks and gloves. Tables spaced apart.

Chef Tony’s Fresh Seafood

  • 4926 St. Elmo’s Ave.
  • Open Tuesday to Saturday, 5 to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, 4 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Reservations through website at http://www.ChefTonysBethesda.com
  • Fresh daily changing seafood menu, QR code menu, wine/bar, market fresh seafood, chicken, pastas, Mediterranean cuisine
  • Single-use and/or no-contact menu; sanitizing tables/chairs each seating; disposable silverware, plates, cups for now; extended use of gloves. 100% virus kill treatment twice in last 3 months.

Corner Bakery

  • 10327 Westlake Drive
  • All employees will wear a mask and gloves. Tape will mark six feet of distance between customers, as well as between customers and cashiers. Condiment station access will be limited to one customer at a time. Placing orders online will be recommended to customers.

Gringos and Mariachis

  • 4928 Cordell Ave.
  • Open Monday to Thursday, 4 to 9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 9:30 p.m.
  • No reservations. Ninety-minute time limit for table.
  • Full menu posted at www.gmtaco.com.
  • Staff must wear face coverings and gloves at all times. Tables and chairs sanitized after every use. Tables spaced 6 feet apart.

Guardado’s

La Madeleine Bakery & Café

  • 7607 Old Georgetown Road
  • Open daily, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Dine-in menu highlights: French favorites, all-day breakfast, sandwiches, salads, soups; patisserie, dessert, coffee selections
  • Menu is online at lamadeleine.com
  • Increased distance between tables; hand sanitizer dispensers on entry; frequent cleaning of surfaces; disposable utensils

Medium Rare

  • 4904 Fairmont Ave.
  • Open daily for patio seating
  • Reservations encouraged
  • Steak and fries, salad, desserts
  • Menu is online at www.mediumrarerestaurant.com

Mon Ami Gabi

  • 7239 Woodmont Ave.
  • Dine in on French-style café patio at 50% capacity (about 40-45 out of 90). Six guests max in a group.
  • Open daily, noon to 8 p.m.
  • New lunch prix fixe and all-day dining menu complete with hallmark Gabi dishes and seasonal chef specials. Menu is the same as carryout/delivery menu. Menu is online.
  • Reservations by calling 301-654-1234 or through OpenTable

Original Pancake House

  • 7700 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Open daily, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
  • Order through Yelp Waitlist! app
  • Dine-in menu is at ophrestaurants.com
  • All guest required to wear masks until seated. All employees wear masks and gloves. Single-use utensils, cups and glasses. Tables and chairs sanitized after each use.

Positano Ristorante

  • 4948 Fairmont Ave.
  • Open daily at 5:30 p.m.
  • Reservations accepted by phone at 301-654-1717 or by email atreserve@ePositano.com
  • Menu posted at www.epositano.com
  • Servers will wear masks and gloves. Maximum capacity 40 guests on patio.

Pizzeria da Marco

  • 8008 Woodmont Ave.
  • Open daily, noon to 8 p.m.
  • Reservations accepted by phone 
  • Full menu. Items are prepared daily and based on business. Some items will have limited availability. Authentic Neapolitan pizza, wood fire, salads and a variety of small dishes, appetizer size, such as baked rigatoni, eggplant parmigiana, meatballs.
  • Menu online at www.pizzeriadamarco.net
  • Strongly complying with all Montgomery County safety guidelines

Raku

The Red Bandana Bakery

  • 8218 Wisconsin Ave., suite 101
  • Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday
  • Reservations accepted by phone at 240-284-6523 or email atorders@theredbandanabakery.com
  • Sandwiches, salads, pizza and treats. 100% gluten-free. Vegan available upon request.
  • Dine in menu at https://theredbandanabakery.com/breakfastlunchdinner/
  • Dine-in will be outside, with tables more than 6 feet apart, on disposable plates. Guests will be served at a window counter by staff wearing masks. Tables will be thoroughly sanitized after each use. Staff will be temperature-checked daily.

Terrain Cafe

  • 7228 Woodmont Ave.
  • Patio seating from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday to Sunday
  • Reservations required through OpenTable and Caviar
  • Brunch, with adjusted menu

Tommy Joe’s

  • 7940 Norfolk Ave.
  • Open for roof or patio 2 to 10 p.m., Monday to Thursday; 2 to 11 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 3 to 9 p.m., Sunday
  • No reservations
  • Staff wears masks and gloves. Tables sanitized after each seating. Temperature checks at front door. Bathrooms wiped down hourly. Disposable cups and wrapped straws.

World of Beer

  • 7200 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Open daily, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Craft beer and upscale bar food
  • Menu online at https://worldofbeer.com/locations/bethesda/food/food-menu/
  • Employees wear masks and gloves at all times. We ring a bell every 30 minutes as a reminder for all staff to wash hands regularly. Tables are more than 6 feet from each other.

 

BROOKEVILLE

The Manor at Silo Falls

  • 19501 Georgia Ave.
  • Open daily, noon to 8 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Full menu available featuring appetizers, salads, sandwiches, entrées and desserts. Full drink menu.
  • Menu available atwww.themanoratsilofalls.com
  • Safely distanced seating. Two carryout windows, two outdoor bars. Hand sanitizer at multiple locations. Bathroom trailer with sink. Large tents for shade. Guests may bring blanket to spread out.

 

CHEVY CHASE

La Ferme Restaurant

  • 7101 Brookville Rd, Chevy Chase
  • Reopens June 5 at 4:30 p.m.
  • Open Tuesday to Sunday. Seatings from 4:30 to 5 p.m. and from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with an additional seating from 8 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday
  • Reservations required. Space is limited to nine tables. Visit time for meal limited to 90 minutes per table.
  • Main courses include hanger steak, lobster and shrimp salad, grilled Dover sole and French onion melt burger
  • Following recommendations and guidelines from Montgomery County and CDC. Staff has been trained. Temperature testing on employees as they arrive for their shift.

Manoli Canoli Restaurant

  • 8540 Connecticut Ave.
  • Open daily, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Reservations by phone at 301-951-1818 or through website at https://manolicanoli.com/#bookAnchor
  • Italian and Greek food; hand-tossed New York-style pizza pies, handmade mozzarella
  • Staff will wear mask and gloves while serving. Tables set up 5 feet apart. Each has hand sanitizer. All CDC guidelines have been followed from the beginning and we will continue to implement them forever!

 

GAITHERSBURG

La Madeleine Bakery & Café

  • 242 Crown Park Ave.
  • Open daily, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Dine-in menu highlights: French favorites, all-day breakfast, sandwiches, salads, soups; patisserie, dessert, coffee selections
  • Menu is online at lamadeleine.com/locations/gaithersburg-downtown-crown
  • Increased distance between tables; hand sanitizer dispensers on entry; frequent cleaning of surfaces; disposable utensils

 

KENSINGTON

Java Nation

  • 10516 Connecticut Ave.
  • Open Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Freshly roasted coffees; bakery items made from scratch. All-day brunch menu with breakfast favorites, sandwiches, salads
  • Menu is onlline at https://javanation.com/menuKensington.html

Talia’s Cuzina

  • 10560 Metropolitan Ave.
  • Open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Reservations accepted by phone at 240-483-7285
  • Menu includes lamb and other Mediterranean-inspired dishes
  • Menu is online attaliascuzina.com

 

NORTH BETHESDA

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

  • 11414 Rockville Pike
  • Reopen on June 17 (tentative)
  • Open Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 to 10 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 to 10:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Reservations through OpenTable, restaurant website at https://fogodechao.com, or by phone.
  • Our menu highlights continual service of fire-roasted meats carved tableside. Market Table and Feijoada Bar dishes feature seasonal salads, fresh vegetables, soups and more.
  • Menu is online at https://fogodechao.com/location/bethesda/#menus
  • Follow 12 Safety Promises

Java Nation

  • 11120 Rockville Pike
  • Open Monday to Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Casual dining experience with hip and clean atmosphere, handcrafted cocktails, breakfast all day and happy hour.
  • Menu online at javanation.com/menuRockville.html
  • Tables 6 feet apart; tables and chairs sanitized between patrons; staff will adhere to all sanitation protocols

Seasons 52

  • 11414 Rockville Pike
  • Open daily, noon to 8 p.m.
  • Reservations through OpenTable and by phone at 301-984-5252
  • Wood-grilled and brick oven-roasted favorites, like filet mignon and cedar plank roasted salmon.
  • Menu online at www.seasons52.com/home
  • Elevated cleaning; following state and CDC guidelines on table sizes and distances; one-touch menus; masks; temperature checks

Summer House & Stella Barra

  • 11825 Grand Park Ave.
  • Open Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Reservations required, by phone at 301-881-2381. Limit of 90 minutes per reservation.
  • California comfort at Summer House; market-driven pastas, pizza and antipasti at Stella Barra.
  • Menu online at www.summerhousesm.com/north-bethesda
  • Dine-in at 50% capacity; masks & gloves on all employees; disposable and digital menus; thorough sanitation procedures; continuous hand washing

POTOMAC

Founding Farmers

  • 12505 Park Potomac Ave.
  • Open daily, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • Reservations required through OpenTable or FoundingFarmers.com
  • Full menus are back: breakfast, lunch/dinner and weekend brunch 
  • Menu is online
  • Our team will be in masks or masks + face shields; sanitizing hands, tables and high-touch point items between every guest and interaction. Our Reopening Resource Guide goes into depth on our practices. Co-owner Dan Simons did this video to outline some of our new protocols.

Gringos and Mariachis

  • 12435 Park Potomac Ave.
  • Open Monday to Thursday, 4 to 9:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 9:30 p.m.
  • No reservations. Ninety-minute time limit for table.
  • Full menu posted at www.gmtaco.com.
  • Staff must wear face coverings and gloves at all times. Tables and chairs sanitized after every use. Tables spaced 6 feet apart.

Normandie Farm Restaurant

  • 10710 Falls Road
  • Open Tuesday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • Reservations by phone at 301-983-8838
  • Full breakfast and daily menus
  • Menu is online at popovers.com
  • Strictly adhering to CDC, National Restaurant Association and Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services guidelines.  Normandie Farm has been completely cleaned professionally.

 

ROCKVILLE

Amici Miei Ristorante

  • 6 N. Washington St.
  • 3:45 to 8:30 p.m., Sunday to Thursday; 4 to 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday
  • Reservations accepted by phone at 301-545-0966. Walk-ins welcome.
  • Italian, Sardinian dishes
  • Menu online at www.amicimieiristorante.com
  • Daily disinfecting. Staff wears masks and gloves. Tables spaced 6 feet apart.

Baronessa

Dawson’s Market

  • 225 N. Washington St.
  • Open daily, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Natural and organic coffee, juice, smoothies, acai bowls
  • Menu online at https://ordering.app/dawsonsmarket
  • Customers must wear mask. Contact surfaces cleaned throughout the day. Hand sanitizer upon entry to store. Outside tables spaced for social distancing and cleaned regularly.

Fontina Grille

  • 801 Pleasant Drive
  • Open daily in extended outdoor patio, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Reservations through OpenTable or by phone at 301-947-5400
  • Italian fare. Pizzas, pasta, seafood.
  • Menu online at FontinaGrille.com
  • Strongly complying with all of Montgomery County’s safety protocol

Izé’s Deli & Bagelry

  • 11622 Rockville Pike
  • Open daily for outdoor seating, 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Phone: 301-231-0771
  • Bagels, muffins, sandwiches, salads
  • Menu online at https://izesdeli.com

Il Pizzico

  • 15209 Frederick Road
  • Outdoor seating, 5 to 10 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday
  • Reservations required by calling 301-309-0610
  • Full menu, including daily specials
  • Single-use menus. Staff uses masks and gloves.

Quincy’s South Bar and Grille

  • 11401 Woodglen Drive
  • Open daily for outdoor patio seating (16 tables), 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Sandwiches, pizza, brunch, beer
  • Menu online at http://www.quincyssouth.com/menus
  • Employees/guests must wear face coverings inside. Employees wash their hands frequently. Tables/chairs cleaned/sanitized between uses. Employees receive temperature checks regularly.

Sushi Damo

  • 36 Maryland Ave.
  • Open daily for outdoor patio seating (starting June 12): Monday to Saturday, 5 to 9 p.m.; Sunday, 4:30 to 9 p.m.
  • Half of the patio is reserved in time slots (5, 6:30, 8 p.m.). The other half is for walk-up seating. For reservations, call 301-340-8010 or email rockville@sushidamo.com.
  • Full menu including sushi, soups, salads, entrees. Complete bar menu. Wine list.
  • Menu online at www.sushidamo.com/home
  • Staff wears masks and gloves. Meticulous sanitizing of areas. Text/online ordering from table on request. One-time use of utensils, dinnerware.

Woodside Deli

  • 4 N. Washington St.
  • Open for patio seating 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday and Monday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday to Saturday. Patio seating available all day.
  • Reservations by phone at 301-444-4478
  • Full menu breakfast (served all day), lunch/dinner and weekend brunch. Dine-in menu highlights include: Reubens, artisan sandwiches, subs, homemade tuna, chicken salad, burgers, salads.
  • Menu is online at https://thewoodsidedeli.com/rockville/menu.
  • Our team will be in masks, gloves, sanitizing hands and tables, high-touch point items between every guest and interaction. Elevated cleaning; following state and CDC guidelines on table sizes and distances.

World of Beer

  • 196 E. Montgomery Ave. #B
  • Open daily, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • No reservations
  • Craft beer and upscale bar food
  • Menu online at worldofbeer.com/locations/bethesda/food/food-menu/
  • Employees wear masks and gloves at all times. We ring a bell every 30 minutes as a reminder for all staff to wash hands regularly. Tables are more than 6 feet from each other.

 

SILVER SPRING

Astro Lab Brewing

  • 8216 Georgia Ave.
  • Open Wednesday and Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 3 to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 6 p.m.
  • Full kitchen not open, but serving snacks

Denizens Brewing Co.

  • 1115 East West Highway
  • Open Tuesday to Friday, 4 to 10 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.
  • Reservations through website atdenizensbrewingco.com/reservations
  • Serving food, beer, cocktails, wine, cider, hard seltzer, and a selection of non-alcoholic beverages.
  • Menu is at denizensbrewingco.com/
  • We are taking every measure to follow strict guidelines on sanitation, safety, and social distancing as directed by the state of Maryland and Montgomery County.

El Sapo Cuban Social Club

  • 8455 Fenton St. (entrance on Wayne Avenue)
  • Open daily, 4 to 9 p.m. (some flexibility)
  • No reservations
  • Serving mojitos, Cuban food
  • Menu is at https://elsaporestaurant.com

 

WHEATON

Angel’s Pizza and Pasta

  • 11160 Veirs Mill Road
  • 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Saturday; noon to 6 p.m., Sunday
  • No reservations required
  • Brick-oven pizza, homemade pasta
  • Menu online at https://angelspizzaandpasta.com/menu

Hakuna Matata Grill

  • 2405 Price Ave.
  • Open for outdoor dining Tuesday to Thursday, 4 to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 2 a.m.; Sunday, noon to 10 p.m
  • Phone number: 240-669-6800
  • Specializing in East African dishes, with a hint of Indian cuisine
  • Menu is at www.hakunamatatagrill.com

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For restaurants:

To have your restaurant included in this guide, please email the following information to andrew.schotz@bethesdamagazine.com:

  • Address
  • Date it will reopen for in-person service
  • Days and hours if will be open for in-person service
  • If it will accept reservations
  • If yes, how? (e.g., OpenTable, Resy, phone)
  • Dine-in menu highlights (25 words max)
  • A link to the in-person menu if it is online
  • Optional: Safety measures it is taking for dine-in (25 words max)

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