Dine

Dining in Kensington

During COVID-19 most restaurants offer takeout, curbside and delivery while some also offer inside and patio dining. Several have off-premise wine & beer sales.

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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

During COVID-19 they are offering takeout orders.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6am-5pm
Sat 6am-4pm

4222-D Howard Ave
240-534-2112

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Bamboo Café

Bamboo Café

Latin and American breakfast & lunch.

Alcohol: Beer

During COVID-19 they are offering takeout orders.

Hours:
Mon-Fri 6am-5pm
Sat 6am-4pm

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.

COVID-19: Takeout

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.

COVID-19: Patio Dining & Takeout

Hours:
Mon-Sat 10am-7pm

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.

COVID-19: Temporarily Closed

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

10700 ConnecticutAve
240-669-8531

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China Gourmet

China Gourmet

Authentic Chinese Food.

COVID-19: Takeout

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

3739 University Blvd W
301-946-9400

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China Gourmet

China Gourmet

Authentic Chinese Food.

COVID-19: Takeout

Hours:
Daily 11:30am-7:45pm

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.

COVID-19: Dine In, Takeout & Delivery

Hours:
Daily 10:45am-10pm

10526 Connecticut Ave
240-292-7927

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Continental Pizza

Pizza and cheesesteaks.

COVID-19: Takeout

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

10532 Connecticut Ave
301- 949-9797

Crisp & Juicy

Crisp & Juicy

Peruvian chicken made fresh to order with fast service!

COVID-19: Takeout

Hours:
Daily 11am-9pm

10534 Connecticut Ave
240-833-2917

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Dalia

Dalia's Falafel

Dalia’s Falafel serves vegan sandwiches, bowls and combos.

COVID-19: Takeout

Hours:
Mon-Fri Call for hours

4128B Howard Ave (rear location)
240-447-2977

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deliClub Cafe & Market

deliClub Cafe & Market

Coming Soon!

deliClub Cafe & Market is a neighborhood deli, café, and market founded in 2010 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Our first shop in the U.S. will be located in Kensington, Maryland. We want to create an informal and warm place to eat and shop that highlights fresh, high quality, and local and internationally produced products. Stop in for a leisurely cup of coffee or an Argentinian delicatessen, grab our favorite sandwiches, salads, and soups to take away or peruse our shelves stocked with unique local and international groceries, fresh bread, and more.

3750 Howard Ave

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.

COVID-19: Dine-In & Takeout

Hours:
Mon-Tue 5am-3pm
Wed-Fri 5am-4pm
Sat 6am-4pm
Sun 6am-2pm

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.

COVID-19: Dine-In & Takeout

Hours:
Mon-Tue 5am-3pm
Wed-Fri 5am-4pm
Sat 6am-4pm
Sun 6am-2pm

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.

COVID-19: Curbside & Takeout

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.

COVID-19: Dine-In, Takeout & Delivery

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.

COVID-19: Takeout through online order. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Hours:
Same day online orders will be accepted Wed-Sun starting at 4pm (and 1pm on Saturdays) until we reach capacity.

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.

COVID-19: Takeout through online order. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Hours:
Same day online orders will be accepted Wed-Sun starting at 4pm (and 1pm on Saturdays) until we reach capacity.

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.

COVID-19: Dine-In/Patio,  Takeout & Delivery. Accepting dinner reservationsThursday through Saturday.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 7am-7pm
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.

COVID-19: Dine-In/Patio,  Takeout & Delivery. Accepting dinner reservationsThursday through Saturday.

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

15016 Connecticut Ave
301-327-6580

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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.

COVID-19: Dine-In, Delivery & Curbside. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Hours:
Tues-Sun
Lunch: 11am-3pm
Dinner 5pm-8:30pm

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.

COVID-19: Dine-In, Delivery & Curbside. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Hours:
Tues-Sun
Lunch: 11am-3pm
Dinner 5pm-8:30pm

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.

COVID-19: Takeout & Free Delivery of food & off-premise wine & beer.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 10am-10pm
Sun 12-8pm

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.

COVID-19: Takeout & Free Delivery of food & off-premise wine & beer.

Hours:
Mon-Sat 10am-10pm
Sun 12-8pm

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!

COVID-19: Dine-In/Patio & Takeout. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Shop Hours:
Sun-Thur 12-9pm
Fri-Sat 12-10pm
Kitchen/Bar Hours:
Sun-Thur 12-8:30pm
Fri-Sat 12-9:30pm

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!

COVID-19: Dine-In/Patio & Takeout. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Shop Hours:
Sun-Thur 12-9pm
Fri-Sat 12-10pm
Kitchen/Bar Hours:
Sun-Thur 12-8:30pm
Fri-Sat 12-9:30pm

10414 Detrick Ave
301-272-9080

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La Gelatteria

La Gelatteria

Gelato, coffee shop and all day breakfast.

COVID-19: Dine-In/Patio & Takeout online or call ahead.

Hours:
Mon-Thur 10am-8pm
Fri-Sun 8am-8pm

10414 Detrick Ave
301-272-2255

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Manny

Manny's Pizza and Sub Shop

Serving Kensington pizza and subs.

COVID-19: Takeout & Delivery

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!

COVID-19: Order online to pick-up

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

Order Online/Pickup Only

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

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.

COVID-19: Takeout & Off-premise wine & beer sales

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.

COVID-19: Takeout & Off-premise wine & beer sales

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

10251 Kensington Parkway
301-942-2294

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Playa Bowls

Playa Bowls

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

COVID-19: Patio & Takeout

Hours:
Mon-Thur 8am-8pm
Fri-Sun 8am-9pm

10414 Detrick Ave
410-874-6646

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Potomac Sweets

Potomac Sweets

Coming soon!

We are committed to baking pastries based on rich, international traditions and crafted through extensive international experience. Unique pastries. Unmatched quality.

Get a pre-taste at the Rockville or Bethesda Farmers Market prior to their soft opening in the fall.

10419 Armory Ave
240-506-2929

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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.

COVID-19: Takeout & Delivery

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-Wed 5am-9pm,
Thu-Fri 5am-8pm
Sat 6am-6pm
Sun 6am-6pm

10821 Connecticut Ave
301-942-0953

Coffee shop inside the Safeway

Hours:
Daily 5:30am-8pm

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.

COVID-19: Takeout, Curbide & Delivery

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.

COVID-19: Dine In/Patio, Takeout & Delivery. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Hours:
Tue-Thu 12-9pm
Fri-Sat 12-9:30pm
Sun 12-8pm

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.

COVID-19: Dine In/Patio, Takeout & Delivery. Off-premise wine & beer sales.

Hours:
Tue-Thu 12-9pm
Fri-Sat 12-9:30pm
Sun 12-8pm

10301 Kensington Parkway
301-962-4046

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