Dine

Dining in Kensington

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From international and organic dining to cupcakes and pizza, there is a cuisine for every palate in Kensington.

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Bamboo Café

Bamboo Café

Latin and American breakfast & lunch.

Alcohol: Beer

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4222-D Howard Ave
240-534-2112

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Bamboo Café

Bamboo Café

Latin and American breakfast & lunch.

Alcohol: Beer

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4222-D Howard Ave
240-534-2112

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Baskin-Robbins

Baskin-Robbins

Ice cream, hard & soft serve, sundaes, ice cream cakes, and milk shakes.

Hours: Daily 11-10pm

10592 Metropolitan Ave
301-942-1998

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Buns N Rice

Buns N Rice

Signature Korean dishes and traditional American breakfast and lunch.

Hours:
Mon-Tues 8am-4pm
Wed-Fri 8am-7pm
Sat 8am-3pm

10509 Metropolitan Ave

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Car Wash Coffee

Car Wash Coffee

Car Wash Coffee is a great place to gather with friends and coworkers. Delicious local coffee and snacks. Breakfast all Day. Sandwiches, Soups & Salads.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 7am-6pm
Sun 8am-6pm

10700 ConnecticutAve
240-669-8531

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China Gourmet

China Gourmet

Authentic Chinese Food.

Hours:
Daily 11:30am-8:30pm

3739 University Blvd W
301-946-9400

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China Gourmet

China Gourmet

Authentic Chinese Food.

Hours:
Daily 11:30am-8:30pm

3739 University Blvd W
301-946-9400

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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Fast Mexican food creations like burritos, burrito bowls, crispy tacos, soft tacos, salads, chips & guac, and kids menu.

Hours:
Daily 10:45am-10pm

10526 Connecticut Ave
240-292-7927

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Continental Pizza

Pizza and cheesesteaks.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 10am-8:30pm

10532 Connecticut Ave
301- 949-9797

Country Cupboard Tea Room

Casual spot for afternoon tea service with sweet & savory bites, plus sandwiches offered à la carte.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 11am-5pm
Sun 12-5pm

3750 Howard Avenue
301-933-1226

Crisp & Juicy

Crisp & Juicy

Peruvian chicken made fresh to order with fast service!

Hours:
Daily 11am-9pm

10534 Connecticut Ave
240-833-2917

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Donut King Café & Grill

Donut King Café & Grill

Donut King & Queen have been making hand crafted donuts and more in their shop daily since 1979. They also have a grill and serve breakfast all day as well as sandwiches and cafe drinks.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 5am-7pm
Sat 6am-6pm
Sun 6am-3pm

3727 University Blvd W
301-949-3464

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Donut King Cafe & Deli

Donut King Cafe & Deli

Donut King & Queen have been making hand crafted donuts and more in their shop daily since 1979. They also have a grill and serve breakfast all day as well as sandwiches and cafe drinks.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 5am-7pm
Sat 6am-6pm
Sun 6am-3pm

3727 University Blvd W
301-949-3464

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Dunkin

Dunkin'

Dunkin’ is an all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods.

Hours:
Daily 5am-8pm

10625 Connecticut Ave
301-942-0012

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Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Burger and fries with over 250,000 possible ways to order a burger.

Hours: Daily 11am-10pm

10510 Connecticut Ave
301-933-5400

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Frankly Pizza

Frankly Pizza

Simple, bold flavored hearth-style pizza using house-made toppings and natural ingredients.

Hours:
Lunch Wed-Thurs 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner Wed-Fri  4:30pm-9pm
Sat – Sun 11:30am-9pm

10417 Armory Ave
301-832-1065

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Frankly Pizza

Frankly Pizza

Simple, bold flavored hearth-style pizza using house-made toppings and natural ingredients.

Hours:
Lunch Wed-Thurs 11:30am-2:30pm
Dinner Wed-Fri  4:30pm-9pm
Sat – Sun 11:30am-9pm

10417 Armory Ave
301-832-1065

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Java Nation, Inc.

Java Nation, Inc.

Java Nation is a full service coffee house and café with a globally eclectic, European-style feel.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6am-5pm
Sat 7am-5pm
Sun 8am-5pm

15016 Connecticut Ave
301-327-6580

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Java Nation, Inc.

Java Nation, Inc.

Java Nation is a full service coffee house and café with a globally eclectic, European-style feel.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6am-5pm
Sat 7am-5pm
Sun 8am-5pm

15016 Connecticut Ave
301-327-6580

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JennyCakes Bakery

JennyCakes Bakery

Specializing in baked goods from cookies, cupcakes, and cake to muffins, quiche, and everything in between

Hours:
Tue – Sat 8am-7pm

10419 Armory Ave
240-388-9989

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K Town Bistro

K Town Bistro

K Town Bistro is a family operated restaurant nestled in the heart of Historic Kensington that serves a variety of international cuisine.

Hours:
Lunch Tues-Sun 11am-3pm
Dinner Tues-Thur & Sunday 5pm-10pm
Dinner Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm

3784 Howard Ave
301-933-1211

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K Town Bistro

K Town Bistro

K Town Bistro is a family operated restaurant nestled in the heart of Historic Kensington that serves a variety of international cuisine.

Hours:
Lunch Tues-Sun 11am-3pm
Dinner Tues-Thur & Sunday 5pm-10pm
Dinner Fri & Sat 5pm-11pm

3784 Howard Ave
301-933-1211

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Kensington Pizza and Kabob

Kensington Pizza and Kabob

Serving kabobs, fresh oven pizzas, and home made lasagna! Enjoy beer and wine in store or delivery.

Hours:
Daily 10am-10pm

3701 University Blvd W
301-933-2600

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Kensington Pizza and Kabob

Kensington Pizza and Kabob

Serving kabobs, fresh oven pizzas, and home made lasagna! Enjoy beer and wine in store or delivery.

Hours:
Daily 10am-10pm

3701 University Blvd W
301-933-2600

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Knowles Station Wine & Co.

Knowles Station Wine & Co.

A wine  and craft beer bar, casual dining room, and retail shop!

Shop Hours:
Daily 12-8pm
Kitchen Hours:
Daily 1-7pm

10414 Detrick Ave
301-272-9080

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Knowles Station Wine & Co.

Knowles Station Wine & Co.

A wine  and craft beer bar, casual dining room, and retail shop!

Shop Hours:
Daily 12-8pm
Kitchen Hours:
Daily 1-7pm

10414 Detrick Ave
301-272-9080

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La Gelatteria

La Gelatteria

Gelato, coffee shop and all day breakfast.

Hours:
Mon-Sun 10am-6pm

10414 Detrick Ave
301-272-2255

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Manny

Manny's Pizza and Sub Shop

Serving Kensington pizza and subs.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 11am-9pm
Sun 12-8pm

10592 Metropolitan Ave
301-942-1577

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MASTIHA Artisan Greek Bakery

MASTIHA Artisan Greek Bakery

House-made baked goods, provisions & ingredients for the home cook, plus curated Produce & Butcher Boxes!

Hours:
Tue-Fri 10am-4pm
Sat 9am-12pm

Order Online/Pickup Only

10560 Metropolitan Ave
301.648.1403

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Old Town Market

Old Town Market

Homemade soups, hot an cold and sandwiches, pastries made from scratch, local cheeses, and coffee, beer and wine. Catering service is also available.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 7am-8pm
Sun 8am-7pm

10251 Kensington Parkway
301-942-2294

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Old Town Market

Old Town Market

Homemade soups, hot an cold and sandwiches, pastries made from scratch, local cheeses, and coffee, beer and wine. Catering service is also available.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 7am-8pm
Sun 8am-7pm

10251 Kensington Parkway
301-942-2294

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Playa Bowls

Playa Bowls

Coming Soon!

Healthy, açaí, pitaya, coconut bowls and smoothies with sustainability and community in mind.

Hours:

10414 Detrick Ave

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Red Ginger

Red Ginger

Authentic Chinese and Asian cuisines with a vegetarian corner and healthy options selection. Pick-up, delivery, catering or eat in.

Hours:
Mon-Thur 11am-10pm
Fri-Sat 11am-10:30pm
Sun 12-10pm

10525 Summit Avenue
301-896-0732

Starbucks

Starbucks

There are two Starbucks locations in Kensington, both on Connecticut Avenue.

Coffee shop with drive thru.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 5am-10pm,
Sat 5:30am-10pm
Sun 6am-9pm

10821 Connecticut Ave
301-942-0953

Coffee shop inside the Safeway

Hours:
Daily 5am-9pm

10541 Connecticut Ave
301-945-4273

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Talia

Talia's Cuzina

Featuring Mediterranean/Italian Cuisine to include salads, sandwiches, pasta and sides.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 9am-7pm

10560 Metropolitan Ave
240-483-7285

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The Dish & Dram

The Dish & Dram

Comfort food with an international flair, cocktails, whiskey, wine and beer.

Hours:
Tues-Sun 12-8pm
Mon 4-8pm

10301 Kensington Parkway
301-962-4046

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The Dish & Dram

The Dish & Dram

Comfort food with an international flair, cocktails, whiskey, wine and beer.

Hours:
Tues-Sun 12-8pm
Mon 4-8pm

10301 Kensington Parkway
301-962-4046

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