Burtonsville is located in the state of Maryland just outside of the District of Columbia and provides a wide variety of international cuisines interspersed with the local traditional American food establishments. It is an excellent location for individuals wanting to sample different ethnic foods or for visitors wanting a taste of home while in the United States. Offerings include Italian, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, and Afghani as well as Ethiopian food. There are also several locally owned bar and grill combination restaurants that feature unique in-house specialty menus and entrees. In addition, national chain locations are here, along with a few good places to find a streak or fresh seafood straight from the Atlantic Ocean.