Kensington is a town in Montgomery County, Maryland. The population was 2,213 at the 2010 United States Census. Greater Kensington encompasses the entire 20895 ZIP code, with a population of 19,054.
Things to do in Kensington
4 based on 110 reviews
I've found there are several great Thai restaurants in Wheaton, and this is by far the best. Unfortunately they don't do any delivery but that keeps me from eating it too often. The charred pork with pepper sauce and pork belly are great. But more important is that the usual items like pad Thai just taste far better then at other Thai places.
4.5 based on 188 reviews
Four of my family members and I went to Black Market to celebrate my sister's birthday. We have celebrated many wonderful occasions there over the years and have consistently had a lovely time and been served great food. However, recently we went and had a very bad experience. My daughter ordered the chicken which was listed as coming with a lemon herb jus. Instead her chicken tasted and looked like barbecued chicken. It tasted nothing like their usual excellent chicken. We told the waiter who gave an explanation about the sauce having been concentrated which made no sense. He refused to acknowledge that anything was wrong. We called over the manager who gave us the same explanation and then took 25% off our check which was almost an insult (she should have taken off the whole dish which my daughter did not eat most of). We have had the chicken before and know that it was not the usual so her refusing to acknowledge it was very strange. Worse yet, later that night my daughter suffered extreme gastrointestinal distress at about 2 in the morning which was awful. We will not be going back and feel very sad about the experience since this restaurant has played a role in our family events.
4 based on 412 reviews
Seasons 52 is a casually sophisticated fresh grill and wine bar that invites you to discover the sensational flavors of our seasonally inspired menu. At Seasons 52, you’ll enjoy a warm, welcoming ambiance with rich mahogany accents, custom built wine cellars, and lush greenery that create an air of casual sophistication. With an award-winning international wine list of over 100 wines, with 52 or more available by the glass, we will find the perfect match to complement your menu selection.<br>Our restaurant is open for lunch and dinner daily, with extended hours on the weekend. We also feature live entertainment at our piano bar nightly.<br>If you are searching for a place to host your event, look no further. Seasons 52 is the perfect setting for your private or semi-private event. We also feature a Chef’s table for smaller groups or more intimate settings. Together we will create the event of the season! <br>For more information, visit our website at www.Seasons52.com.
I like their "fresh" and seasonal approach to food. The food tastes good, and they can accommodate larger parties.
4.5 based on 147 reviews
K Town Bistro is a family operated restaurant nestled in the heart of Historic Kensington that serves a delicious assortment of French and American cuisine
This tiny place is a romantic spot. Every effort is made to meet your wishes. Their menu changes with the seasons. Always fresh ingredients. My only wish is that they would pay more attention to lactose free offerings. Not just this restaurant, but all.
4.5 based on 384 reviews
We are a Chef owned seafood focused restaurant in beautiful downtown Bethesda. We feature a daily changing menu and use as many locally sourced products as we can. We maintain a friendly and comfortable dining space that allows our guests to relax and recharge. We approach our restaurant with an appreciation for simplicity, authenticity and connection to our community. We deliver daily with high quality food, spirits and people. Our menus include fresh seasonal seafood at their core. We deliver food that nurtures, delights and reminds people that life is short and to enjoy a great meal more often. Our restaurant delivers a comfortable upscale environment that promotes conversation and connection
Objectively speaking, there was actually nothing wrong with our meal or our experience at Chef Tony's this evening. All of our food was alright--not terrific or anything special, mind you, just alright. Our meals consisted of a Caesar salad (served warm and grilled, which meant an interesting flavor and a soggy, mushy consistency), cream of crab soup (nice and rich, good crab taste, with too much Old Bay added to it), crab cake entrée (high quality crab meat, LOTS of spice, zero filler, and very little sauce), and stuffed cod entrée (tasty enough but generally unmemorable).
Like the food, service was also alright. Our waiter either had too many tables to attend to or else he was inefficient at doing his job, or both. He barely came by to check on us, but did his job competently enough.
The atmosphere in this restaurant is pretty minimalistic. Like everything else about Chef Tony's, it was simply nothing special. The noise level was surprisingly high for a place that was not crowded despite having very few open tables available. On that topic, by the way, although the restaurant does not require reservations, it is small and, on a weekend night or special occasion evening, they would be STRONGLY recommended.
Would I eat here again? Maybe. For a comparable price and better food, you might want to consider Daily Grill just a few blocks away, or Positano's (one block away) or Uncle Julio's Rio Grande (a few more blocks away than those). Bethesda has lots of good and great restaurants from which to choose. Why people would select Chef Tony's above other places is rather a mystery to me based on our dining experience this evening.
4.5 based on 15 reviews
everything I've eaten from here - all carry out sandwiches- have been very delicious. Sometimes they don't answer the phone.
5 based on 21 reviews
Last minute dessert shopping for a small get together and we decided to try our local little bakery. Cakes were special order, so we went with cupcakes and they were delicious. My favorite flavors German chocolate and red velvet were there and some other interesting combinations. Delicious and not expensive.
4.5 based on 283 reviews
Raku used to cater my parties, and they always did a great job. I visited the restaurant for an early dinner now, ordered sushi, and confirmed that they are still great! The service was super friendly and fast, the sushi great, and the price reasonable. The atmosphere in the restaurant is pleasant, despite the bar, the noise level is ok.
4.5 based on 303 reviews
Spectacular, authentic Greek Cuisine ! Well appointed and frequented by Greek families celebrating family and special times, this restaurant is a great place to dine. Serving traditional dishes, everything was well prepared and delectable. Grilled Squid and Lamb Chops are our current favorite Greek dishes and we were not disappointed. As a starter is is difficult not to go with the flaming cheese, Saganaki. The leg of lamb, moussaka, and grape leaves were all prepared with an extra touch and were as tasty as we hoped. Our party of six was served promptly and with elegance. For dessert we enjoyed the rice pudding, coffees and dessert wine. While a bit pricey, it was a most enjoyable experience.
4.5 based on 260 reviews
Looking for a taste of Italy in Maryland? Sergio Ristorante Italiano provides Silver Spring with authentic Italian cuisine in an intimate setting tucked in the basement of the Doubletree Hotel. A family operated restaurant with a 33 year history, our extensive menu includes homemade ravioli, pastas and marinara sauce, spinach stuffed porkchops, fettucine al ragu and delicious tiramisu. All recipes are passed on by Sergio's grandmother, the owner of a restaurant in Rome. Needless to say, our bar is always stocked! If you love honest, high quality food, a warm environment and friendly service, come check out Sergio Ristorante Italiano today. We look forward to seeing you!
The service and food was outstanding. The chicken Param was tender and not overly breaded. The accompanying spaghetti was perfectly cooked with a delicious tomato sauce. The fettuccine al ragu was also a perfect blend. The service was prompt and friendly. The restaurant was not busy this evening so luckily no reservations were needed. Definitely would return when in the area again.
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